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Saturday At Sam Houston: Picks And Analysis By Joe Nevills And Fred Faour For March 21 Card

Texas Champions Day at Sam Houston Race Park features the best Texas-breds the state has to offer. Saturday’s 10-race card features seven stakes races with purses totaling $525,000. As usual, the horseplayer-friendly track will offer its multi-leg wagers with a 12-percent takeout, giving bettors plenty of chances to take advantage of the quality races. First […]

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Saturday At Sam Houston: Picks And Analysis By Chris Griffin And Fred Faour For February 29 Card

A 10-race card waits for bettors this Saturday at Sam Houston Race Park, where trainer Karl Broberg will attempt to close the gap in the trainer standings between himself and leader Steve Asmussen. Broberg has six entered on the card, and coming home with as many winners would put him in a tie at the […]

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‘Competitive Spirit’ Continues To Drive Trainer Karl Broberg

It seems like much longer than ten years that Karl Broberg has been training racehorses. He embarked on his career in 2009 when he acquired the Texas-based stable of John Locke, who gave up his veterinary practice to train horses full time. Locke was well-respected at each of the Texas tracks, garnering stakes wins with […]

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2019 By The Numbers: North American Horse Racing’s First $30-Million Earners

Jockey Irad Ortiz Jr. and trainer Chad Brown became North American racing’s first $30-million men in 2019, setting earnings records in their respective categories, based on Equibase statistics. Brown was leading North American trainer by money won for the fourth consecutive year, saddling earners of $31,112,144 and winning 222 races from 823 starts in 2019.  […]

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Evangeline Prepares To Begin 54th Season Of Racing As Broberg,Thornton Will Defend Titles

 The 54th season of Thoroughbred racing will be getting started at Evangeline Downs on Wednesday, April 3. It will be the first of 84 evenings of racing action held on a Wednesday through Saturday schedule with a nightly first post time of 5:50 pm Central Time. The 20-race stakes schedule will feature purses totaling $1,375,000 and […]

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With 3,000 Wins In 10 Years, Broberg Looking To Upgrade, Expand Horizons

Karl Broberg was not at Sam Houston Race Park when Sarge’s Daughter won Friday’s seventh race under Deshawn Parker, giving the Illinois native his 3,000th career victory since taking out a trainer’s license late in 2009. Broberg was at his home in Grand Prairie, Texas, where he manages the multi-division stable that won 509 races in […]

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Broberg Joins Asmussen, Lake In Horse Racing’s 500-Win Club

Karl Broberg on Thursday joined Steve Asmussen and Scott Lake as the only trainers in North American horse racing history to win 500 races in a single year. Summer Lovin, ridden by Colby Hernandez and owned by Flurry Racing Stables, gave Broberg the milestone victory in the second race at Fair Grounds in New Orleans, […]

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Asmussen Achieves New Training Records At Remington Park

National Racing Hall of Fame trainer Steve Asmussen broke his own record for money earned for horses in a single Remington Park season on Saturday night when his two runners in the third race finished first and third. That gave him $2,238,781 for purse money earned by his horses for the current meet, passing last […]

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Remington: Cabrera Wins Four For Second Straight Saturday

Remington Park leading rider by a city block, David Cabrera, was hotter than a firecracker on an Oklahoma summer sidewalk, bagging a riding quadruple Saturday night to add to his daylight lead in the jockeys’ standings. Cabrera’s four victories pushed him up to 44 wins this meet, a baker’s dozen ahead of Richard Eramia at […]

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