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Collected holds off Arrogate in $1 million Pacific Classic
Collected beat 3-5 favorite Arrogate by a half-length in the $1 million Pacific Classic on Saturday, giving Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert a 1-2 finish at Del Mar.
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Long shot Puig finishes second in Del Mar debut
Long shot Puig finished second in his career debut at Del Mar, with L.A. Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig supporting the horse on Twitter.
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Songbird to run at Saratoga, won’t face males at Del Mar
Songbird will return to Saratoga to run in the $700,000 Personal Ensign on August 26 rather than the $1 million Pacific Classic at Del Mar.
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Proposals sought to redevelop parts of Belmont Park
New York state is looking for proposals on redeveloping parts of Belmont Park, the Long Island track that is home to one leg of horse racing's Triple Crown.
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Irish War Cry is 5-2 favorite in $1M Haskell Invitational
Irish War Cry, the runner up in the Belmont Stakes, is the 5-2 favorite in the $1 million Haskell Invitational for 3-year-olds.
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Arrogate remains on course for Pacific Classic at Del Mar
Bob Baffert wasn't beating himself up a day after Arrogate's upset loss in the San Diego Handicap at Del Mar that snapped the seven-race winning streak of the world's top-ranked horse.
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Arrogate soundly beaten by Accelerate in stunner at Del Mar
Mike Smith tried everything he could with Arrogate. He moved the colt to the outside, but he didn't pick up the pace. Smith dropped him down near the rail before wheeling him outside once more.
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World’s No. 1 horse Arrogate returns to racing at Del Mar
Arrogate is returning to racing after a nearly four-month layoff with a bulls-eye on his back.
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Irap wins Indiana Derby; AJ Foyt’s horse finishes 2nd
Irap won the $500,000 Indiana Derby by five lengths over Colonelsdarkemper, owned by four-time Indianapolis 500 winner A.J. Foyt.
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Smith aboard Songbird cruises to victory in Delaware Handicap
Songbird turned back a determined challenge from Martini Glass through the stretch to win the Grade 1 Delaware Handicap by a length Saturday.
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AJ Foyt-owned colt to run in $500,000 Indiana Derby
A.J. Foyt has found some new horsepower at age 82.
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5-1 shot Pee Wee Reese wins American Stakes at Santa Anita
Pee Wee Reese won the $100,000 American Stakes by 1} lengths on closing day at Santa Anita.
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Horse runs race at Royal Ascot without jockey
At the beginning of the Diamond Jubile Stakes on the final day of the 2017 Royal Ascot, Growl's rider was left in the starting gate.
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American filly Lady Aurelia wins again at Royal Ascot
American filly Lady Aurelia won at Royal Ascot for the second straight year, cruising to a three-length victory in the King's Stand Stakes under replacement jockey John Velazquez on Tuesday.
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Royal Ascot to make to make U.S. Television debut
STAMFORD, Conn. – NBCSN presents daily live coverage of the Royal Meeting in Ascot, Berkshire, England – one of the most prestigious horse racing meets in the world – beginning Tuesday, June 20, at 8:30 a.m...
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Irish War Cry set as the betting favorite for Belmont Stakes
Irish War Cry will be running on his home track in the $1.5-million Belmont Stakes, but the colt will also be running against history. Irish War Cry is the +300 betting favorite to win the final leg of...
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Belmont Stakes up for grabs to end uneven Triple Crown
This year's topsy-turvy Triple Crown trail comes to an end in a Belmont Stakes without the Kentucky Derby and Preakness winners or the expected favorite who dropped out.
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2017 Belmont Stakes: How to Watch
The Triple Crown concludes this weekend on NBC Sports with the 149th running of the Belmont Stakes. Coverage begins at 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN with a 6:37 p.m. post time from Belmont Park. Watch: 2017 Belmont...
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Japanese horse Epicharis treated for lameness before Belmont
Epicharis didn't train on Thursday, leaving the horse questionable for Belmont.
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Likely favorite Classic Empire to miss Belmont Stakes
Classic Empire is out of the Belmont Stakes because of an abscess in his right front foot.
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Irish War Cry, Hollywood Handsome join field for Belmont
Irish War Cry and Hollywood Handsome have joined a probable 12-horse field for the Belmont Stakes, which is still shaping up with a week to go until the last leg of the Triple Crown.
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Stellar Wind edges Vale Dori in Beholder Mile at Santa Anita
Stellar Wind beat Vale Dori by a neck to win the $400,000 Beholder Mile at Santa Anita on Saturday.
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Classic Empire trains for Belmont; True Timber won’t run
Preakness runner-up Classic Empire completed his last serious training for the Belmont Stakes at Churchill Downs in Louisville on Friday.
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Betting on races already run? Tracks eye new source of cash
It sounds like the ultimate sure thing - or the ultimate sucker's bet: Wagering money on horse races that have already happened.
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Churchill Downs moves online wagering operations to Kentucky
The parent company of Churchill Downs racetrack has moved its online wagering operations from Silicon Valley to Kentucky.
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Preakness winner Cloud Computing to skip Belmont Stakes
Preakness winner Cloud Computing won't run in the Belmont Stakes, leaving the final leg of the Triple Crown without the winners of the first two races.
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Lady Eli ends skid with win in Grade 1 Gamely at Santa Anita
Lady Eli won the $300,000 Gamely Stakes for fillies and mares by a half-length at Santa Anita, ending a two-race skid as the heavy 3-5 favorite.
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Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming to skip Belmont Stakes
Kentucky Derby winner Classic Empire will skip the Belmont Stakes next month after finishing eighth in the Preakness.
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With no Triple Crown in play, Belmont lacks a singular buzz
Cloud Computing stole the Preakness, and any hope of a Triple Crown in the Belmont Stakes.
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Cloud Computing wins Preakness Stakes, ends Always Dreaming’s Triple Crown bid
Cloud Computing did not run in the Kentucky Derby, but came into the race with 14-1 odds.
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2017 Preakness Stakes: Eddie Olczyk makes his picks
Not sure who to pick at the Preakness? Eddie Olczyk has your back.
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Always Dreaming looks very much for real as Preakness awaits
Always Dreaming has run away from the competition in four consecutive victories this year, winning by a combined 23 ¼ lengths.
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Conquest Mo Money looks to cash in at Preakness
Conquest Mo Money could be in line for a big payday Saturday in the $1.5 million Preakness.
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Hall of Fame trainer Lukas backs Pletcher in Preakness
There once was a time when Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas would feel absolutely awful about not having a horse in the Preakness.
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Preakness offers encouraging news for Always Dreaming
Recent history suggests Kentucky Derby champion Always Dreaming has a good shot at winning the Preakness on Saturday.
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Always Dreaming heavily favored in early Preakness wagering
Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming is taking heavy action in early wagering for this weekend's Preakness.
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Always Dreaming Betting Favorite Over Classic Empire for Preakness Stakes
A smaller field and the ever-present desire to see a Triple Crown winner has driven down the price on Always Dreaming, which creates value elsewhere on the odds to win the Preakness Stakes at sportsbooks...
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Aging Pimlico strains to keep its grip on Preakness
It's Preakness week, so Pimlico Race Course is adorned with fresh flowers, coated in bright paint and filled with the anticipation that comes with hosting the state's biggest sporting event of the year.
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Lookin At Lee eyes Preakness glory after strong run in Derby
Charging hard down the stretch, Lookin At Lee barely missed winning the Kentucky Derby as a 33-1 long shot.
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Todd Pletcher takes sure and steady approach to Preakness
The Preakness has never been Todd Pletcher's race.
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Always Dreaming is 4-5 early favorite for Preakness
Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming has been made the early 4-5 favorite for the Preakness.
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Forget the Derby! Classic Empire healthy for Preakness run
Classic Empire has recovered nicely from his distressing race at the Kentucky Derby - and so have his handlers.
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2017 Preakness Stakes: Where to Watch, Race Time, Post Positions
Find out where to watch the 142nd Preakness Stakes, Black-Eyed Susan, race times, post positions and pre-race coverage.
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Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming gets rambunctious
Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming got a bit rambunctious while stepping onto the track at Pimlico for a gallop ahead of this weekend's Preakness.
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New horses among Preakness challenges facing Always Dreaming
After Always Dreaming's win in the Kentucky Derby as the favorite, the colt will be running in the Preakness with a bulls-eye on his back.
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Always Dreaming checks into Pimlico’s Stall 40 for Preakness
Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming made himself right at home Tuesday in Stall 40 at Pimlico Race Course.
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Fresh horses await Derby winner Always Dreaming in Preakness
Always Dreaming is headed to the Preakness in two weeks, when the Kentucky Derby winner is likely to face several fresh horses that skipped the first leg of the Triple Crown.
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Always Dreaming wins 143rd Kentucky Derby
Always Dreaming dominated the wide open field to win the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby.
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Classic Empire set as sportsbook favorite in 2017 Kentucky Derby betting
While Classic Empire has the bloodline and has given his owners a big bankroll, being the best two-year-old horse is not necessarily a harbinger of Kentucky Derby glory.
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Derby Day: Eddie Olczyk offers his picks
Not sure who to pick this afternoon at the Derby? Eddie Olczyk has your back. Here are Eddie's Derby Day picks.
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Kentucky Derby Party Tips
It's that time of year! Before you tune in to NBC for your Kentucky Derby coverage, here are the recipes, fashion and betting advice you need for Derby Day!
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Previewing the field in the 143rd Kentucky Derby
The Kentucky Derby is this weekend. Horse racing fan David Kaplan previews the field for the 143rd running.
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2017 Kentucky Derby: Where to Watch, Race Time, Post Positions
Wondering where, when and how to watch the 143rd Kentucky Derby? You can find where to watch the Kentucky Derby, Kentucky Oaks, and pre-race coverage as well as post positions below.
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Winless Sonneteer bucks odds and history in Kentucky Derby
Sonneteer bucks long odds, and a lot of history, when he tries to post his first win in the toughest possible spot for a 3-year-old: the Kentucky Derby.
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All eyes will be on a 1-eyed colt named Patch at Derby
His name is Patch, a horse with one eye, and he'll be running in the Kentucky Derby. How he lost the eye is a mystery.
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Bob Baffert is planning to watch the Derby from his couch
Bob Baffert went from thinking he could win a fifth Kentucky Derby to being out of it in the space of a few seconds.
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Looking back at Pat Day’s unlikely Kentucky Derby win 25 years ago
This was no time for Pat Day to be patient.
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Derby 2017: 5 horses to watch in 143rd Kentucky Derby
The Kentucky Derby is up for grabs.
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143rd Kentucky Derby is as wide open as ever
The 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby is as wide open a race as ever with many horses that can vie for the winner's roses.
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UAE Derby winner Thunder Snow to run in Kentucky Derby
UAE Derby winner Thunder Snow will run in the Kentucky Derby, giving the Godolphin team a chance to end its winless streak in America's most famous race.
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What time is the 2017 Kentucky Derby?
The 2017 Kentucky Derby will will take place on Saturday, May 6, at Churchill Downs with coverage set to begin at 2:30 p.m. ET on NBC.
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2017 Kentucky Derby: Mike Tirico succeeds Tom Hammond
Mike Tirico will take the Triple Crown hosting reins from Tom Hammond, who was part of NBC Sports' horse racing team for over three decades.
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Jockeys Castellano, Espinoza, Gomez, throughbred Goldikova elected to HOF
Jockeys Javier Castellano, Victor Espinoza and Garrett Gomez and thoroughbred Goldikova have been elected to the National Museum of Racing's Hall of Fame.
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Jockey Robby Albarado out of Kentucky Derby with broken ankle
Jockey Robby Albarado will miss the Kentucky Derby after breaking his left ankle in a riding accident at Keeneland.
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Polarisation wins again in re-run Sydney Cup
Polarisation claimed poetic justice on Saturday with victory in the Sydney Cup, two weeks after "winning" the abandoned first running.
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Javier Castellano still eyeing elusive Kentucky Derby
Javier Castellano is arguably the best jockey in racing right now. Except, that is, at the Kentucky Derby.
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Kentucky Derby season draws warnings of human trafficking
Authorities are seeking help in cracking down on sex traffickers as huge crowds converge for the world's most famous horse race.
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Kentucky Derby-winning trainer Lynn S. Whiting dies at 77
Lynn S. Whiting, who trained Lil E. Tee to an upset victory in the 1992 Kentucky Derby, died Wednesday. He was 77.
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Classic Empire clinches Kentucky Derby spot with Arkansas Derby win
Classic Empire charged down the stretch to win the $1 million Arkansas Derby at Oaklawn Park to clinch a spot in next month's Kentucky Derby.
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Pee Wee Reese the horse wins on Jackie Robinson Day
Pee Wee Reese won on the 70th anniversary of his former Brooklyn Dodgers teammate Jackie Robinson breaking baseball's color barrier.
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Harry Connick Jr. to sing national anthem at Kentucky Derby
Grammy and Emmy award-winning entertainer Harry Connick Jr. will sing the national anthem at the Kentucky Derby next month.
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Rare scenes cause Sydney Cup to stop halfway through the race
One of Australia's biggest horse races - the Sydney Cup - was abandoned at the halfway point on Saturday in dramatic and controversial scenes after two horses threw their riders and one of the horses died...
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Blue Grass, Ashland highlight Keeneland’s opening weekend
Keeneland begins its 15-day spring meet Friday, featuring 16 stakes races worth more than $4.3M and qualifiers for 15 graded events.
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Off since February, McCraken returns as Blue Grass favorite
All eyes at Keeneland will be on McCraken to see if he adds a win in the Blue Grass Stakes and establishes himself as a Derby favorite.
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Santa Anita Derby: O’Neill to saddle four, Baffert three
Trainer Doug O'Neill will saddle four horses in the $1 million Santa Anita Derby, including 7-2 early favorite Illiad.
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Pegasus World Cup to be worth $16 million in 2018
The Pegasus World Cup horse race will carry a $16 million purse for its second running in 2018.
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McCraken is 7-5 early favorite for Blue Grass Stakes
McCraken is the 7-5 favorite for the $1 million Blue Grass Stakes at Keeneland that awards points toward the Kentucky Derby.
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Pletcher says Always Dreaming remains on-track for Derby
Always Dreaming came out of his Florida Derby win healthy and will stay put for a couple of weeks before heading to the Kentucky Derby, trainer Todd Pletcher said Sunday.
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Dubai World Cup winner Arrogate returns to Santa Anita
Dubai World Cup winner Arrogate is back at Santa Anita after coming out of quarantine following his return from the Middle East.
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Kidnapped twice, trainer Antonio Sano eyeing Kentucky Derby
Sano has Gunnevera, the favorite for Saturday's Florida Derby and one that seems to be among the top contenders for the Kentucky Derby.
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Injury knocks El Areeb out of Kentucky Derby contention
El Areeb has been knocked out of Kentucky Derby contention because of a slight knee fracture.
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Man o’ War exhibit honors racing legend born a century ago
A new exhibit -- "Man o' War at 100" -- is opening at the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame in Saratoga Springs.
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Baffert hoping Arrogate gives him third Dubai World Cup win
Having taken over the mantle as the world's best racehorse, Arrogate will attempt to take the Dubai World Cup crown on Saturday.
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Six three-year-olds nominated late to Triple Crown series
Thunder Snow is among six three-year-olds made eligible to compete in the Triple Crown series during the late nomination period.
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Kentucky Derby Museum to honor Man o’ War with exhibit
The Kentucky Derby Museum says it is planning a new exhibit next month on one of thoroughbred racing's most famous horses.
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Ireland-trained Sizing John wins Gold Cup
Jockey Robbie Power won the prestigious Cheltenham Gold Cup when Sizing John galloped to victory on Festival Friday.
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Walsh, Mullins team up for 4 winners at Cheltenham Festival
Jockey Ruby Walsh and trainer Willie Mullins ended their drought at the Cheltenham Festival by teaming up for four victories on a day to savor for Irish racing on Thursday.
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Horse dies at Cheltenham Festival; shock in feature race
The second day of the Cheltenham Festival was marred by the death of a horse in the first race Wednesday.
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Buveur D’Air wins Champion Hurdle at Cheltenham Festival
Buveur D'Air won the Champion Hurdle on the opening day of the Cheltenham Festival on Tuesday in a landmark victory for trainer Nicky Henderson and owner J.P. McManus.
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Eastern invader Shaman Ghost wins Santa Anita Handicap
Shaman Ghost beat Midnight Storm by three-quarters of a length to win the $750,000 Santa Anita Handicap.
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Mastery wins San Felipe, but sustains post-race injury
Mastery won the $400,000 San Felipe Stakes but sustained a fracture in his leg after the finish, ending his Kentucky Derby hopes.
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Jockeys Albarado and Perret finalists on Hall of Fame ballot
Jockeys Robby Albarado and Craig Perret are among the 11 finalists on the National Museum of Racing's Hall of Fame ballot.
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Breeders’ Cup to cap attendance for first time at Del Mar
Attendance at the first Breeders' Cup to be run at Del Mar will be capped at 37,500 per day during the two-day event in November.
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Stewart Elliott wins George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award
Stewart Elliott, who rode Smarty Jones to victories in the 2004 Kentucky Derby and Preakness, has been named winner of the George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award.
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Former Kentucky Derby, Preakness winner Charismatic dies
Former Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner Charismatic has died at a thoroughbred retirement farm in Kentucky.
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Santa Anita cancels racing card ahead of major storm
Santa Anita has canceled its eight-race card on Friday with heavy rain, local flooding and high winds predicted for the Los Angeles area.
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Churchill Downs to pick up 2 stakes from Arlington Park
Churchill Downs will pick up two graded stakes races previously run at sister track Arlington Park during the Kentucky track's 38-day spring meet.
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Jockey Mario Gutierrez rides 1,000th winner
Jockey Mario Gutierrez, 30, won the eighth race Thursday at Santa Anita for his 1,000th career win.
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Unique Bella upsets Champagne Room to win Las Virgenes
Unique Bella won the $200,000 Las Virgenes Stakes for 3-year-old fillies by 8} lengths Sunday at Santa Anita.
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Upon review, Arrogate was even faster in Pegasus World Cup
Arrogate was even faster in the Pegasus World Cup than initially thought.
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It’s Chrome vs. Arrogate, for horse racing’s richest prize
All eyes will be on California Chrome and Arrogate at the inaugural $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational on Jan. 28 live at 4:30 p.m. ET on NBC.
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Mike Smith looking to topple California Chrome – again
Mike Smith has won just about everything racing can offer, but is intrigued by the stakes in the inaugural $12 million Pegasus World Cup.
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California Chrome headlines Pegasus World Cup Invitational
California Chrome, the winningest North American horse in career prize money, headlines a star-studded field in the debut of the $12 Million Pegasus World Cup Invitational.
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Classic Empire among 418 horses entered for Triple Crown
Classic Empire, winner of the Breeders' Cup Juvenile, is among 418 3-year-old thoroughbreds made eligible during the early nomination period to compete in the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont stakes.
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Takrees rallies from last in Aqueduct’s Interborough Stakes
Takrees rallied from last place to win the $100,000 Interborough Stakes at Aqueduct.
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Prize Exhibit wins $100,000 Megahertz Stakes at Santa Anita
Prize Exhibit rallied from fifth with three furlongs remaining and won the $100,000 Megahertz Stakes for older fillies and mares.
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Green Gratto by a head in Aqueduct’s Toboggan Stakes
Green Gratto held on to win the $125,000 Toboggan Stakes by a head on Monday at Aqueduct.
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Lockdown wins by 2 1/2 lengths in Aqueduct’s Busanda Stakes
Lockdown won her stakes debut Sunday, beating Libby's Tail by 2+ lengths in the $100,000 Busanda for 3-year-old fillies at Aqueduct.
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More New Orleans Fair Grounds horses test positive for equine herpes
Officials at the New Orleans Fair Grounds say more horses have tested positive for equine herpes this week.
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Wonder Gal dazzles in Aqueduct’s Ladies Handicap
Wonder Gal romped to a 13+ length victory Friday in the $100,000 Ladies Handicap at Aqueduct.
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Santa Anita cancels racing because of heavy rainfall
Santa Anita canceled Thursday's eight-race program because of heavy rainfall.
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Trainer banned from 2017 Breeders’ Cup after positive test
Trainer Ron Ellis has been banned from entering any horses in the Breeders' Cup this fall after a positive drug test involving his horse that finished second in last year's BC Sprint.
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California Chrome gets first look at Gulfstream Park
California Chrome had his first look at Gulfstream Park early Sunday to prepare for the $12 million Pegasus World Cup.
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Silent Bird wins feature by a neck at Santa Anita
Silent Bird ran down El Huerfano late to win the $63,000 feature for older horses by a neck Friday at Santa Anita.
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Jose Ortiz wins 4 at Big A; takes feature on Ocean Knight
Jose Ortiz rode four winners at Aqueduct Thursday, including heavily favored Ocean Knight in the $78,000 allowance feature.
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California Chrome, Arrogate, Songbird up for Eclipse Awards
California Chrome and Arrogate are among the finalists for Horse of the Year, which will be awarded at the Eclipse Awards.
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Midnight Storm wins San Pasqual at Santa Anita; Arrogate out
Midnight Storm won the San Pasqual Stakes by 1 1/4 lengths after Horse of the Year contender Arrogate was scratched Sunday at Santa Anita.
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Send It In scores in Aqueduct’s Alex M. Robb Stakes
Send It In concluded a successful season with a win in the $100,000 Alex M. Robb Stakes at Aqueduct.
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Set sail: Haul Anchor wins Big A’s Damon Runyon Stakes
Haul Anchor was the 13-1 upset winner in the Damon Runyon Stakes for New York bred 2-year-olds at Aqueduct.
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New Zealand jockey dies in race fall
A New Zealand jockey has died after a two-horse fall at a race meeting on Sunday which was attended by two of her children.
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Bavaro wins Big A’s Great White Way Stakes for Bill Parcells
Bavaro scored another win for Hall of Fame coach Bill Parcells in the $150,000 Great White Way Stakes at Aqueduct on Saturday.
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California Chrome romps to 12-length win at Los Alamitos
California Chrome won the $180,000 Winter Challenge by 12 lengths in track-record time Saturday at Los Alamitos in his final start in California.
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Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens to have hip replacement
Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens will undergo hip replacement surgery before Christmas, which could put a premature end to his career. The 53-year-old says he doesn't yet know whether he can return to...
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Riot Worthy rallies to take Aqueduct feature
Riot Worthy rallied to beat Uncle Southern by three-quarters of a length Wednesday in the $59,000 allowance feature for New York-bred fillies and mares at Aqueduct.
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Dadtaughtmewell wins feature by half-length at Los Alamitos
Dadtaughtmewell led all the way to win the $27,690 feature by a half-length Sunday at Los Alamitos.
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Distinctive B wins feature by 3 1/2 lengths at Los Alamitos
Distinctive B and jockey Tyler Baze drew away inside the final eighth of a mile to win the $47,725 feature by 3 1/2 lengths Friday at Los Alamitos.
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Out of Patience wins opening day feature at Los Alamitos
Jockey Joe Talamo and Out of Patience held off Shackleford Banks to win on opening day of the winter meet at Los Alamitos on Thursday.
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Miss Temple City wins Grade 1 Matriarch Stakes at Del Mar
Miss Temple City and jockey Edgar Prado held off Roco Rojo to win the $300,000 Matriarch Stakes by a nose on closing day of the fall meet Sunday at Del Mar.
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Annals of Time wins Grade 1 Hollywood Derby at Del Mar
Annals of Time darted through a narrow opening in mid-stretch and overhauled stablemate Beach Patrol nearing the wire to win the $300,000 Hollywood Derby for 3-year-olds by 1 1/2 lengths at Del Mar on...
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9-2 long-shot Rye wins feature by 2 1/2 lengths at Del Mar
Rye and jockey Kent Desormeaux swept to the lead in the stretch and went on to a victory in the $53,000 feature Friday at Del Mar.
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Jose Ortiz, the nation’s leading rider, wins five at Aqueduct
Jose Ortiz, the nation's leading rider, won five races Friday at Aqueduct, including the $100,000 King's Swan Stakes aboard Even Thunder.
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Silent Bird wins feature at Del Mar for fourth straight victory
Silent Bird won the $59,000 feature by a half-length at Del Mar on Thursday for his fourth consecutive victory.
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Midnight Storm wins $100,000 Native Diver at Del Mar
Midnight Storm romped to a victory in the $100,000 Native Diver Stakes for older horses by 7 3/4 lengths at Del Mar on Sunday.
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Connect by a head over Divining Rod in Big A’s Cigar Mile
Connect beat Divining Rod by a head at the end of a stretch duel Saturday in the $500,000 Cigar Mile at Aqueduct.
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Texas Ryano wins $200,000 Hollywood Turf Cup at Del Mar
Texas Ryano and jockey Joe Talamo won the $200,000 Hollywood Turf Cup by 3 1/4 lengths Friday at Del Mar.
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Jockey Jose Ortiz wins a pair of $125,000 stakes at Aqueduct
Jockey Jose Ortiz won a pair of $125,000 stakes on Friday at Aqueduct.
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Heaven’s Runway takes off in Big A’s Fall Highweight ‘Cap
Heaven's Runway rallied past odd-on favorite Stallwalkin' Dude for a 32-1 upset Thursday in the $200,000 Fall Highweight Handicap at Aqueduct.
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Solid Wager wins second straight Cary Grant Stakes at Del Mar
Victor Espinoza and defending champion Solid Wager forged ahead in the final strides to win the $100,000 Cary Grant Stakes Sunday at Del Mar.
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Gunnevera wins $1 million Delta Downs Jackpot
Once he got the lead, nobody was going to catch Gunnevera, who raced to victory in the $1M Delta Downs Jackpot for two-year-olds at Delta Downs.
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Churchill Downs adding room for 1,800 in time for 2018 Derby
Churchill Downs says it will complete a $37 million project in time to add more than 1,800 seats for the 2018 Kentucky Derby.
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Highway Star shines in New York Stallion Stakes at Aqueduct
Highway Star rallied four wide Sunday to capture the $125,000 New York Stallion Stakes for fillies and mares at Aqueduct.
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Chao Chom wins Betty Grable by 1 3/4 lengths at Del Mar
Chao Chom won the $100,000 Betty Grable Stakes for older California-bred fillies and mares by 1 3/4 lengths on Sunday at Del Mar.
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Do the Dance wins Kathryn Crosby Stakes at Del Mar
Do the Dance won the $78,450 Kathryn Crosby Stakes by three-quarters of a length Friday on opening day of Del Mar's 15-day fall meet.
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Irad Ortiz Jr rides 4 winners at Aqueduct
Irad Ortiz Jr. won four races at Aqueduct Thursday, including the $69,000 allowance feature aboard Bishop's Pond.
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Keeneland bugler George ‘Bucky’ Sallee dies at age 87
George "Bucky" Sallee, who bugled horses to the post at Keeneland for more than 50 years, has died. He was 87.
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California Chrome remains favorite for Horse of the Year honors
California Chrome lost the Breeders' Cup Classic by a half-length, but the 5-year-old remains the favorite to win Horse of the Year honors despite his lone defeat in seven races this year.
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Arrogate upsets California Chrome to win BC Classic
California Chrome was cruising along on the lead, looking every inch the lauded veteran ready to polish his resume with another big victory. Trailing behind was Arrogate, the youngest horse in the field,...
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California Chrome heavy favorite in Breeders’ Cup Classic
The greater the buzz is about whether California Chrome can complete a historic trifecta by winning the Breeders’ Cup Classic, the better the odds get on the challengers to the richest horse in North...
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Jockey Mike Smith at age 51 eyes big money in Breeders’ Cup
The ride is far from over for Mike Smith, even at age 51, with the Breeders' Cup approaching.
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California Chrome inserted as even-money favorite for Breeders’ Cup
California Chrome is the early even-money favorite in a field of 10 for the $6 million Breeders' Cup Classic, in which the 2014 Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner will try to close the year with an...
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Stonetastic, Create a Dream win $100,000 stakes at Belmont
Javier Castellano was aboard for trainer Chad Brown as Create a Dream took the Chelsey Flower on Sunday.
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Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist out of Breeders’ Cup Classic
Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist won't run in the $6 million Breeders' Cup Classic next Saturday at Santa Anita because of a "puffy ankle."
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Grey Stark rallies to take Belmont Park feature
The gray 4-year-old and jockey Irad Ortiz, Jr. angled five-wide at the top of the stretch and surged to a 3 1/4-length victory over Blame It On Me.
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Always B Miki edges Wiggle It Jiggleit in Breeders Crown
Always B Miki beat Wiggle It Jiggleit at the end of a thrilling stretch battle in the $421,000 Breeders Crown Open Pace at the Meadowlands Racetrack.
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Hot Sean wins feature by 1 1/4 lengths at Santa Anita
Hot Sean and jockey Martin Pedroza won the $53,000 feature by 1 1/4 lengths Thursday at Santa Anita for trainer Bob Baffert.
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Dolphus Morrison, breeder of Rachel Alexandra, dies at 82
Dolphus Morrison, a longtime horseman and the breeder of the great filly Rachel Alexandra, has died. He was 82.
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California Chrome heads full field for Breeders’ Cup Classic
California Chrome heads a full field of 14 horses for the Breeders' Cup Classic, with the 2014 Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner likely to be the prohibitive favorite in the $6 million race that includes...
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2001 Kentucky Derby winner Monarchos dies at 18
Monarchos, whose Kentucky Derby-winning time in 2001 was second only to Secretariat, has died. He was 18.
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Roca Rojo wins Belmont’s Athenia Stakes by 3 1/4 lengths
Roca Rojo drew off to a 3 1/4-length victory Sunday in the $200,000 Athenia Stakes for fillies and mares on the turf at Belmont Park.
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Roca Rojo wins Belmont’s Athenia Stakes by 3 1/4 lengths
Roca Rojo drew off to a 3 1/4-length victory Sunday in the $200,000 Athenia Stakes for fillies and mares on the turf at Belmont Park.
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Favorite American Gal wins Anoakia Stakes at Santa Anita
American Gal won the $70,000 Anoakia Stakes for two-year-old fillies on Sunday at Santa Anita for trainer Bob Baffert.
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Do the Dance does the job in winning Santa Anita feature
Do the Dance rallied late to win the $53,000 feature for 3-year-old fillies by a nose Friday at Santa Anita.
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Dickinson dominates Belmont feature with 2 1/2-length win
Dickinson powered to a 2 1/2-length victory Thursday in the $90,000 allowance feature for fillies and mares on the turf at Belmont Park.
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California Diamond wins Speakeasy Stakes at Santa Anita
California Diamond won the $70,000 Speakeasy Stakes for 2-year-olds by 2 1/4 lengths Sunday at Santa Anita.
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Atomic Rule wins turf feature at Santa Anita
Atomic Rule rallied three-wide turning for home and outran 2-1 favorite Curlin Rules to win the $55,000 feature by 2 1/4 lengths Friday at Santa Anita.
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In focus: Vision Perfect wins Belmont Park feature
Vision Perfect rallied in deep stretch Friday to take the $90,000 allowance feature on the turf at Belmont Park.
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Face of Winner pulls 18-1 upset in Belmont Park feature
Face of Winner pulled an 18-1 upset Thursday in the $90,000 allowance feature at Belmont Park.
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Straight up: Whiskey Seven wins Belmont Park feature
Whiskey Seven rallied in the slop Sunday to take the $65,000 allowance feature for New York breds at Belmont Park.
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Hoppertunity wins Jockey Club Gold Cup; Breeders’ Cup next
Hoppertunity, trained by Bob Baffert, made a successful trip from California to Belmont Park on Saturday to win the $1 million Jockey Club Gold Cup and secure a spot in the Breeders' Cup Classic.
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New Jersey group presses Supreme Court for sports betting
New Jersey's horse-racing industry is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to consider whether the state can allow sports betting at its racetracks and casinos.
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Ashleyluvssugar wins $200,000 John Henry Turf at Santa Anita
Ashleyluvssugar won the $200,000 John Henry Turf Championship by a half-length Sunday at Santa Anita.
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Trainer Chad Brown captures two stakes races at Belmont Park
Trainer Chad Brown won two of the three stakes for 2-year-olds on Sunday at Belmont Park.
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Holy Lute wins $100,000 Eddie D. Stakes at Santa Anita
Holy Lute won the second division of the $100,000 Eddie D. Stakes by 1 1/4 lengths Friday on opening day of Santa Anita's fall meet.
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Coniah takes Belmont Park feature as the 3-5 choice
Coniah raced to a 1 1/2-length victory Thursday in the $80,000 allowance feature for fillies and mares at rainy Belmont Park.
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Fourstar Crook strikes again in Belmont’s Hettinger Stakes
Fourstar Crook struck again, extending her winning streak to six Sunday in the $125,000 John Hettinger Stakes for New York bred fillies and mares at Belmont Park.
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Lucky J Lane wins closing day feature at Los Alamitos
Lucky J Lane won the $57,799 feature by a nose on closing day of the meet Sunday at Los Alamitos, snapping a seven-race skid.
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Favored Sausalito Sunset wins feature at Los Alamitos
Sausalito Sunset won the $36,185 feature by 2 1/4 lengths Friday at Los Alamitos.
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Rock All Day wins for female trainer-jockey at Los Alamitos
Rock All Day won the $15,390 feature by a neck Thursday at Los Alamitos for trainer Kristin Mulhall and jockey Chantal Sutherland.
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Scorpiancer wins Lonesome Glory; Grand National next
Scorpiancer won the final major prep before the Grand National, taking the $150,000 Lonesome Glory Handicap by 2 1/4 lengths Thursday at Belmont Park.
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Javier Castellano wins three, including feature, at Belmont Park
Javier Castellano, the nation's leading money-winning jockey, rode three winners Wednesday at Belmont Park.
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California Diamond wins Barretts Juvenile at Los Alamitos
California Diamond caught pacesetter Crosscheck Carolos with an eighth of a mile to go and won the $100,000 Barretts Juvenile by 1 1/4 lengths Sunday at Los Alamitos.
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Bitzka wins $100,000 Barretts Debutante at Los Alamitos
Bitzka won the $100,000 Barretts Debutante for fillies by 5 1/4 lengths Saturday at Los Alamitos.
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Green Mask snaps 12-race losing streak in Belmont feature
Green Mask ended a lengthy losing streak with a 2 ¼-length victory Friday in the $90,000 allowance feature for turf sprinters at Belmont Park.
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Roca Rojo takes Belmont feature as 1-5 choice
Roca Rojo won the $90,000 allowance feature for fillies and mares as the 1-5 favorite on Thursday at Belmont Park.
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Ultra Brat, 22-1, wins Belmont’s Christiecat Stakes
Ultra Brat rallied from last for a 22-1 upset Friday in the $100,000 Christiecat Stakes, the opening-day feature at Belmont Park.
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Persuasive Paul wins opening day feature at Los Alamitos
Persuasive Paul won the $21,380 feature by 2 1/2 lengths Thursday on opening day at Los Alamitos, ending a six-race skid.
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Saratoga racing season ends with 1 million-plus attendance
More than 1 million people passed through the turnstiles at Saratoga Race Course, where the historic track just wrapped up its 148th season.
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Free Rose wins Del Mar Derby; Avenge wins Mabee at Del Mar
Free Rose won the $250,000 Del Mar Derby for 3-year-olds by a half-length Sunday at Del Mar.
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California Chrome wins $1 million Pacific Classic
California Chrome won the $1 million Pacific Classic by five lengths on Saturday at Del Mar for his 14th victory in 23 career starts.
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Irish-bred Mondialiste wins Arlington Million by a neck
Irish-bred Mondialiste thrives in the United States.
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Mondialiste wins 34th annual Arlington Million
Mondialiste held off a charging field to win the 34th running of the Arlington Million. 
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Trainer Jimmy Takter has owned the Hambletonian lately
The Hambletonian has become trainer Jimmy Takter's personal playground lately.
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Haskell field includes Derby, Preakness winners
Leaving Monmouth Park hours after Triple Crown winner American Pharoah's triumphant return to the races in last year's Haskell Invitational, track president Bob Kulina already was thinking ahead.
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Haskell: Derby winner Nyquist 6-5 favorite over Exaggerator
Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist has been made the 6-5 morning-line favorite for the $1 million Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park.
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Preakness winner Exaggerator joins Haskell field
Preakness winner Exaggerator has joined the field for Sunday's $1 million Haskell Invitational, setting up another matchup against Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist.
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Patriots Rule rallies to win California Dreamin’ Stakes
Long-shot Patriots Rule rallied from last to beat Ambitious Brew by a half-length in the $150,000 California Dreamin' Stakes at Del Mar.
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California Chrome wins San Diego Handicap
California Chrome beat Dortmund by a half-length Saturday at Del Mar in the Grade 2 $200,000 San Diego Handicap.
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Summer racing heats up with California Chrome, Songbird
Horse racing's summer season kicks off in a big way this weekend at two of the sport's most treasured racetracks, Del Mar and Saratoga.
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Saratoga to open for its 148th season of thoroughbred racing
SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — The 148th season of thoroughbred racing in Saratoga Springs gets underway this week, kicking off nearly seven weeks of a summertime tradition dating to the Civil War. Opening day...
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Midnight Storm wins $250,000 Eddie Read Stakes at Del Mar
Midnight Storm fought off multiple challenges in the stretch to win the $250,000 Eddie Read Stakes on Sunday at Del Mar.
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