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The Lieutenant, Half To Justify, Retired To Sequel New York

The Lieutenant, a Grade 3 winner and half-brother to Triple Crown winner Justify, has been retired from racing and will stand the 2019 breeding season at Sequel New York in Hudson, N.Y. By the champion 2-year-old and Kentucky Derby-winning Darley stallion Street Sense, The Lieutenant is out of the stakes placed Ghostzapper mare, Stage Magic, […]

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Horse Of The Year? Everybody’s Got A Beef

I remember an old Runyonesque sports writer in New York named Jimmy Cannon who used to start some of his columns with this memorable line, ”Nobody asked me, but…”  That’s exactly the way I feel about the ongoing debate about who should be “Horse of the Year” come January when all the votes are counted. […]

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Enable, Winx Among Nominees For 2018 Secretariat Vox Populi Award

Online voting is now open for the ninth annual winner of the Secretariat Vox Populi Award. Created by Secretariat’s late owner Penny Chenery, the Vox Populi, or “Voice of the People,” Award recognizes the racehorse whose popularity and racing excellence best resounded with the public and gained recognition for the sport during the past year. […]

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Triple Crown Memorabilia Raises $67,850 For Ann Hanley Parkinson’s Research Fund

Enthusiastic bidding and the sale of LeRoy Neiman’s Black Lab for $149,500, including buyer premium, headlined the sixth annual Sporting Art Auction, a collaboration between Keeneland and Cross Gate Gallery of Lexington, held Sunday afternoon at Keeneland. Among the highlights of the auction was the sale of items belonging to Triple Crown winners American Pharoah and Justify […]

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Eight Grade 1 Races Highlight Santa Anita Winter Meet Stakes Schedule

Santa Anita Park, which will open for its 82nd Winter Meeting on Wednesday, Dec. 26, has announced its Winter Meet Stakes Schedule, which will include a total of 60 added-money races, highlighted by 34 graded stakes (eight of them Grade I), through Sunday, April 7.  (Santa Anita’s complete Spring Stakes Schedule will be released at a […]

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‘Did They Forget The Boy?’: Baffert Says Justify Slam-Dunk Horse Of The Year

While many observers believe this year’s Horse of the Year will be a close vote, trainer Bob Baffert tells Horse Racing Nation it’s an “easy” decision to go with Triple Crown winner Justify. “Everybody, they’re talking that other horse. I go, ‘What?’” Baffert said. “Did they forget the boy? It’s easy. It’s like, ‘Eh, Triple […]

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WinStar Farm To Be Honored With Jim Host Sports Business Award

The Bluegrass Sports Commission (BSC) will honor WinStar Farm at the eighth annual Bluegrass Sports Awards. WinStar Farm will receive the 2019 Jim Host Sports Business Award. Owner Kenny Troutt and WinStar Farm have a history of success inside its fences, most notably 2018 Triple Crown winner, Justify. WinStar also owns Super Saver, winner of the […]

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Auction Of Triple Crown Memorabilia To Benefit Ann Hanley Parkinson’s Research Fund

Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert has donated two items belonging to Triple Crown winners American Pharoah and Justify to the 2018 Sporting Art Auction, to be held Sunday, Nov. 18 at the Keeneland Sales Pavilion in Lexington, Ky. Proceeds from the two Baffert donations will benefit the Ann Hanley Parkinson’s Research Fund. Lot 100B […]

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Hall Of Famer Mike Smith To Sign Autographs At Los Al On Nov. 17

Triple Crown winning jockey Mike Smith will make a special appearance during the Bank of America Challenge Championships on Saturday night, November 17 at Los Alamitos Race Course. The Hall of Fame jockey will be at Los Alamitos signing autographs on commemorative posters that will be available for purchase on the night of the event. […]

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The Friday Show Presented By NYRA Bets: Who Gets The Hardware?

The 35th running of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships is in the books, so now the annual conversation about year-end awards begins. In this edition of The Friday Show, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick discuss the various Eclipse Award categories, starting with Horse of the Year, which became intriguing with the results at Churchill Downs […]

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