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‘Thanks to That $600 With Zim’: How Joe Torre Got Hooked on Horse Racing

Baseball great Joe Torre not only has been a fan of horse racing for many years, he also has been actively involved as an owner, most notably of the multiple Grade 1 winner, Game On Dude. In a recent article for Sports Illustrated and the Breeders’ Cup, Torre writes about his love of the sport, […]

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Davidowitz: As American Pastimes, Racing, Baseball Share Deep Connections

As two of the nation’s oldest sports, it is understandable that horse racing and baseball would share a long history, but the draw of fans to both sports may be more directly related to the nature of competition that connect the American pastimes. From handicapping to horse ownership to breeding operations to even race broadcasting, baseball […]

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Game On Dude, Will Take Charge to Clash in Clark Handicap

Game On Dude, a seven-time Grade I winner in California, will break from the rail and Travers (GI) champ Will Take Charge, who lost the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (GI) by a nose, landed post No. 7 as both horses attempt to bolster their résumés for year-end championship honors against a field of nine […]

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‘Breeding a $5 Million Winner’: CNBC Goes Behind the Scenes at the Breeders’ Cup

On Friday morning on CNBC, business news reporter Jane Wells visited Santa Anita as the track readies to host the 30th Breeders’ Cup. Wells interviews Bob Baffert and discusses what it would mean should Game On Dude win the Classic. She also met with Drew Sheinman, the Breeders’ Cup marketing director, about bringing new fans […]

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Game On Dude looks to run away with San Antonio Stakes

Defending Santa Anita Handicap champion Game On Dude reaches a crossroads Sunday in Santa Anita’s Grade II, $200,000 San Antonio Stakes, his first race since nearly making off with the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic at Churchill Downs on Nov. 5. This much is clear: Game On Dude, who earned over $1.9 million in eight […]

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HRTV wins nine regional Emmy Awards

Press Release HRTV (R) was honored with nine 2011 Ohio Valley Regional Emmy Awards at the 47th annual Ohio Valley Regional Emmy Award ceremony on Saturday, July 30 at the Seelbach Hilton in Louisville, KY. The Ohio Valley Regional Emmy Awards encompass Kentucky. HRTV received Emmy Awards in seven separate categories, with the network’s acclaimed […]

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Ray Paulick will be live blogging Friday afternoon’s Breeders’ Cup World Championships card from Santa Anita beginning around 3:15 p.m. Eastern. To get the latest news on the “Filly Friday” program, including bettings odds and results, along with Ray’s observations and analysis of the ESPN2 telecast (and a scorecard on his own selections), check back frequently […]

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