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Kosta Hronis, Jim Rome Join Del Mar Thoroughbred Club Board

A pair of high-profile horse owners who have raced some of the nation’s top Thoroughbreds in recent years, as well as having long established themselves as notable leaders in their respective fields, have agreed to join the board of directors of the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, it has been announced. California farming magnate Kosta Hronis […]

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Santa Anita: Shared Belief Print Auction To Benefit PDJF

KMN Racing, LLC, the owners of the late Shared Belief, will be auctioning off a limited edition print of the Eclipse Award Winner on opening day of the Winter Meet at Santa Anita, Dec. 26, 2016. The print features Shared Belief’s spectacular win over California Chrome in the 2015 San Antonio Invitational Handicap at Santa […]

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‘He Knew He Was Special’: Rome Remembers Shared Belief

Exactly one year ago today, the racing world was caught by surprise when Eclipse Award winner Shared Belief suddenly succumbed to colic. On the anniversary of his passing, owners Jim and Janet Rome of Jungle Racing posted a touching tribute to the champion gelding on their Facebook page. “There was just something different about Shared […]

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‘Freakish’ Straight Fire Goes To Post For Desormeaux In Del Mar Futurity

Keith Desormeaux has had a couple of very good 2-year-olds the past two years. Texas Red won the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile in 2014. Exaggerator was fourth in the 2015 Juvenile but came back the following month to win the $1 million Delta Jackpot. This year, victories in the Santa Anita Derby, Preakness and […]

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Jim Rome’s Radio Show ‘The Jungle’ To Broadcast From Del Mar Next Friday

Jim Rome, a sports radio and TV star/host of the first degree, will bring his radio entourage to Del Mar next Friday (August 26) to broadcast his nationally syndicated show known to many as “The Jungle.” Rome’s show runs from 9 a.m. to noon locally on The Mighty 1090 AM radio station and it will […]

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‘Emotional Roller Coaster’ For Kent Desormeaux At Del Mar

After Saturday’s fourth race, the Sorrento Stakes, Hall of Fame jockey Kent Desormeaux was the picture of frustration, the product of finishing second to Champagne Room with an ill-starred trip on Miss Southern Miss. After the eighth race, Desormeaux was a picture of elation after Straight Fire romped home 10 ½ lengths ahead of eight […]

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Rome’s Keynote Address On Racehorse Ownership Still Reverberating

The stirring and at times emotional keynote address that CBS Radio personality and Thoroughbred owner Jim Rome delivered at OwnerView’s Thoroughbred Owner Conference at Gulfstream Park earlier this month is proving to be just as popular online as it was in person. A video replay of Rome’s 50-minute speech has been downloaded more than 2,600 […]

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Cosequin Presents Aftercare Spotlight: Rome Shares Pain Of Losing ‘Horse Of A Lifetime’

Those who have dealt with the loss of a horse know all too well how utterly devastating it can be. It is life-changing in the cruelest of ways. Your world comes crashing down around you, especially when the loss is sudden and unexpected, and it takes time to pick up the pieces and move forward, […]

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Mike Smith On Shared Belief: ‘I’ll Remember How Tough He Was’

The loss of Eclipse Award winner Shared Belief on Thursday “hit pretty hard” for jockey Mike Smith, according to the Los Angeles Daily News. Smith rode the Candy Ride gelding in his last eight starts, of which the pair won six. The only two starts in which the two finished off the board were in […]

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