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Horse-racing measure now in Nebraska court's hands - Washington Times

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 17:14

Siouxland Matters

Horse-racing measure now in Nebraska court's hands
Washington Times
The measure approved by lawmakers would let voters decide whether to approve wagering on old horse races shown on video screens at Nebraska's five licensed race tracks. It also says that tax revenue from both live and replayed horse races will go ...
Nebraska high court hears arguments in horse racing challengeSioux City Journal
Horse Racing Issue Brought to Nebraska's Supreme CourtSiouxland Matters
Supreme Court hears arguments on historic horse racing issueNebraska Radio Network
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Horse-racing measure now in Nebraska court's hands - Fort Worth Star Telegram

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 16:35

Horse-racing measure now in Nebraska court's hands
Fort Worth Star Telegram
The measure approved by lawmakers would let voters decide whether to approve wagering on old horse races shown on video screens at Nebraska's five licensed race tracks. It also says that tax revenue from both live and replayed horse races will go ...

Horse-racing measure now in Nebraska court's hands - Modesto Bee

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 16:29

Horse-racing measure now in Nebraska court's hands
Modesto Bee
The measure approved by lawmakers would let voters decide whether to approve wagering on old horse races shown on video screens at Nebraska's five licensed race tracks. It also says that tax revenue from both live and replayed horse races will go ...
Court hears arguments on horse racing measureLincoln Journal Star
Supreme Court hears arguments on historic horse racing issueNebraska Radio Network
Horse racing debate heard in Neb. Supreme CourtKLKN

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Court hears arguments on horse racing measure - Lincoln Journal Star

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 16:26

Court hears arguments on horse racing measure
Lincoln Journal Star
4 ballot asks voters if the state constitution should be amended to allow machines for gambling on recorded horse races at the state's horse tracks. It also asks whether tax proceeds from wagering on both live and recorded racing should be spent on ...

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Moreno Seeks Another Wire Job in Woodward - Horse Racing Nation

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 15:56

Bleacher Report

Moreno Seeks Another Wire Job in Woodward
Horse Racing Nation
What a difference a race makes. Southern Equine Stable's Moreno has long held a reputation as a fast and dangerous horse that fights hard all the way but gets caught at the end of the biggest graded stakes events. The 4-year-old Ghostzapper gelding ...
Whitney top two back for Woodward StakesMiamiHerald.com
Itsmyluckyday an '11' for WoodwardThe Courier-Journal (blog)
Woodward Stakes 2014: Post Time, Post Positions, Contenders Odds and ...Bleacher Report

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Miss Behaviour Looks to Bounce Back in Prioress - Horse Racing Nation

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 15:13

Miss Behaviour Looks to Bounce Back in Prioress
Horse Racing Nation
The six-furlong Prioress for 3-year-old fillies will be part of an 12-race card that features the Grade 1 Woodward and Grade 1 Forego, as well as the Grade 2 Bernard Baruch, which is slated to be two-time Horse of the Year Wise Dan's much-anticipated ...

Del Mar Stakes Runners Exit In Good Shape - Horse Racing Nation

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 14:56

Del Mar Stakes Runners Exit In Good Shape
Horse Racing Nation
Trainer Bob Baffert reported that Fed Biz (2nd, Mile) and Game On Dude (4th, Classic) were also fine and will be pointed for yet-to-be determined races. “Dude's still mad,” Baffert said. “He ran a huge race, but it turned out to be a wasted effort ...
Long Hot Summer wins stakes at Del MarSacramento Bee

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Shared Belief Returns to Golden Gate Headquarters - Horse Racing Nation

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 14:27

Shared Belief Returns to Golden Gate Headquarters
Horse Racing Nation
In New York, NBC Sports' horse racing analyst Randy Moss moved the undefeated 3-year-old gelded son of Candy Ride to the No. 1 position in the latest “Randy's Rankings” of the Top 10 Breeders' Cup contenders for the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic, ...

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Jockeys Bring Awareness to Childhood Cancer - Horse Racing Nation

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 12:56

Jockeys Bring Awareness to Childhood Cancer
Horse Racing Nation
The jockeys will bring a variety of gifts for the children including autographed goggles, provided by Perfect Trip, and horseracing-related coloring books among other items. “We are happy to make these visits to children who suffer from this insidious ...

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A Dream Comes True - Horse Racing Nation

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 12:28

A Dream Comes True
Horse Racing Nation
She was such a sweet horse. After getting some pictures, I eventually made my way down the barn. I got to meet some of my favorite Pletcher's trainees, Palace Malice, Princess of Sylmar, and My Miss Aurelia. All Palace Malice wanted to do was bite, so ...

Horse racing debate heard in Neb. Supreme Court - KLKN

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 12:17

Horse racing debate heard in Neb. Supreme Court
KLKN
The Nebraska Supreme Court will hear both sides of a heated debate on horse racing Wednesday afternoon. The November ballot amendment would allow people to bet on previously recorded horse races using slot style machines. Anti-gambling group ...
Nebraska horse-racing measureSioux City Journal

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Mister Marti Gras Faces Five Rivals in Washington Park - Horse Racing Nation

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 11:31

Mister Marti Gras Faces Five Rivals in Washington Park
Horse Racing Nation
In three starts this year, Mister Marti Gras owns a second-place run in the one-mile Grade III Hanshin Cup in May, a victory in a tough turf allowance race the following month and a fifth on turf in the Grade III Arlington Handicap. Eduardo Perez has ...

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At The Post Live Finale Features Bailey, Mott - Horse Racing Nation

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 11:01

At The Post Live Finale Features Bailey, Mott
Horse Racing Nation
Joining national racing personality Andy Serling on Thursday's season finale of "At The Post Live" at the historic Parting Glass Pub in Downtown Saratoga are horse racing icons JERRY BAILEY and BILL MOTT. The live show, presented in front of an open ...

Los Al Futurity Added to Derby Points Series - Horse Racing Nation

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 09:45

Los Al Futurity Added to Derby Points Series
Horse Racing Nation
The series of 35 select races – 19 “Prep Season” races and 16 “Championship Series” races – will determine which horses qualify to the 141st running of the $2 million guaranteed Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (Grade I) on Saturday, May 2, ...
2 California preps added to Derby, Oaks qualifiersSunHerald.com

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Legendary announcer Roger Huston behind Northfield Park microphone ... - The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 09:42

Legendary announcer Roger Huston behind Northfield Park microphone ...
The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com
"All a track has to do is ask," said Huston, in a telephone call from Presque Isle Downs in Erie, Pa., where he was enjoying an afternoon of thoroughbred horse racing. "From pari-mutuel tracks to county fair races, if I can work the dates into my ...

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Students Take Field Trip to Keeneland - Horse Racing Nation

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 09:28

Students Take Field Trip to Keeneland
Horse Racing Nation
The tour will have stops along the route featuring horse industry partners such as Darley, Riddle & Rood Equine Hospital, North American Racing Academy, and Locust Trace AgriScience Farm. Each stop will feature presentations and demonstrations for the ...
Kentucky casino supporters are increasingly mumThe Courier-Journal

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Ron Rippey, longtime successful horse racing handicapper, dies at 70 - The Star-Ledger (blog)

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 07:46

Ron Rippey, longtime successful horse racing handicapper, dies at 70
The Star-Ledger (blog)
Rippey knew it all — the horse's pedigree, the jockey's tendencies, the trainer's techniques. Rippey, The Star-Ledger's horse racing handicapper — and regarded as one of the best in his trade — died Tuesday at the Hospital of the University of ...
Tribute to A True Champion - Ron RippeyHorse Racing Nation

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Wise Dan; Somewhat of an Oddity in Horse Racing - Lady and The Track

Wed, 08/27/2014 - 04:56

Lady and The Track

Wise Dan; Somewhat of an Oddity in Horse Racing
Lady and The Track
Wise Dan; Somewhat of an Oddity in Horse Racing: Horse racing is such a rush. You all know about the Kentucky Derby, the Preakness, the Belmont, the Breeders' Cup, and possibly some other big name races, but what horses can you name? California ...

Through The Lens: Travers Day - Horse Racing Nation (blog)

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 19:34

Through The Lens: Travers Day
Horse Racing Nation (blog)
My first trip to Saratoga in over two years was a great one. My first Travers was a blast; perfect weather, top class horses, great racing, and a fair share of thrilling finishes. Friday, of course, was tough following my girl Princess of Sylmar's ...

Competitive Edge Hopeful of Big Things - Horse Racing Nation (blog)

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 14:19

Competitive Edge Hopeful of Big Things
Horse Racing Nation (blog)
On August 6, Thirtysilverpieces (Badge of Silver) became the first horse from the race to make it back to the races. 6th to Competitive Edge, the Wesley Ward was dropped into a $75,000 maiden claimer, and won his second career start as the 5-2 second ...