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Breeders’ Cup Presents Connections: No Slowing Down For ‘Droopy’ Rodriguez

Alberto Paz Rodriguez loved the racetrack while growing up in Panama City, Panama. His parents thought he loved it a little too much. “My folks were concerned I would get involved with gambling. The racetrack didn’t have the best reputation back then,” recalled Rodriguez, 79, who is better known by his childhood nickname “Droopy” – […]

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Rene Douglas Regresa Por La Puerta Grande A Panamá Con Coltimus Prime

René Douglas hizo un retorno triunfal el pasado domingo a su Panamá natal, donde inició una carrera como jinete que lo llevó a obtener 3,587 victorias en 27 años en los Estados Unidos. Esa carrera llegó abruptamente a su final la tarde del 23 de Mayo de 2009, cuando un caballo que montaba en Arlington […]

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Coltimus Prime Gives Rene Douglas A Clásico Return To Panama

Rene Douglas made a triumphant return to his native Panama on Sunday, where he launched a riding career that would carry him to 3,587 victories over 27 years in the United States. That career ended suddenly on the afternoon of May 23, 2009, when a horse Douglas was riding at Arlington Park fell, rolling over […]

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Queen Pearl Upsets Clasico Presidente De La Republica In Panama

Alberto Paz “Droopy” Rodriguez had three runners in quest of his eighth victory in Sunday’s Clasico Presidente de la Republica, the premier race of the year at Hipodromo Presidente Remon in Panama City, Panama, but it was son, Luis, who stole the spotlight with a 62-1 longshot winner named Queen Pearl. Luis Paz Rodriguez and […]

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Clasico Del Caribe Brings Together Central America’s Best

Central American racing, horses and people from five countries will gather at Hipódromo Presidente Remón in Panama City, Panama to prepare for the region’s version of the Breeders’ Cup. The headline of the event is the Clásico del Caribe, a dirt race for 3-year-olds going 1 1/8 miles run Sunday evening. One of the best […]

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Mexico’s Triple Crown Winner Testing The Waters In Panama

In June, only a few weeks after American Pharoah won the Belmont Stakes to become the 12th Triple Crown winner in U.S. racing history, Mexican-bred Huitlacoche followed his lead by winning the 1 1/8-mile Derby Mexicano to become Mexico’s seventh Triple Crown champion. The colt has won nine of his 13 career starts, including seven […]

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Tracks In Brazil, Panama Ink Commingling Pact For Simulcasting

In an ongoing effort to expand Thoroughbred racing’s integration and presence in Latin America, Codere has taken another step toward sharing commingled wagering pools between major tracks through a reciprocal agreement signed Sunday between Jockey Club Rio Grande do Sul in Porto Alegre, Brazil, and Hipodromo Presidente Remon in Panama. The historic formal signing ceremony […]

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Codere purchases 35.8% interest in parent company of Mexico’s premier racetrack

Codere, a prominent gaming and horse racing company based in Madrid, Spain, has purchased  35.8 per cent of ICELA the parent company of Hipodromo de Las Americas, Mexico’s premier racetrack in Mexico City, for $209 million (US). The Spanish company also owns Panama’s Hipodromo Presidente Remon, which hosted the 2011 Clasico del Caribe, and owns […]

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El Celestial wins Caribbean Speed Cup for father-son duo

Deirdre Biles, in Panama for the Clasico Internacional del Caribe at Hipodromo Presidente Remon, reports for Bloodhorse.com on Saturday’s Copa Velocidad del Caribe (Caribbean Speed Cup), won by El Celestial – trained by Carlos Salazar, the son of the track’s president. El Celestial, a son of the Red Ransom stallion Trident, was bred by Haras […]

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