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Finger Lakes horse racing season begins Friday - Victor Post

Fri, 04/18/2014 - 03:42

Finger Lakes horse racing season begins Friday
Victor Post
FARMINGTON — Finger Lakes Gaming and Racetrack will kick off the 2014 live thoroughbred racing season on Friday. The track's 52nd season will begin with a nine-race opening day card. Post time for the first race is scheduled for 12:35 p.m., and racing ...
HORSE RACING: Finger Lakes' 52nd season begins FridayFinger Lakes Times
Finger Lakes set to open 2014 racing seasonRochester Democrat and Chronicle

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Sun Downs set to open Saturday - Mid Columbia Tri City Herald

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 22:19

Mid Columbia Tri City Herald

Sun Downs set to open Saturday
Mid Columbia Tri City Herald
Fans of local horse racing will get three weekends of competition out at Sun Downs Race track in Kennewick beginning at 1 p.m. Saturday. The races will be run every Saturday and Sunday for the next three weekends — Saturday, Sunday, April 26-27, and ...

Horse Owners and Trainers Say They'll Release Veterinary Records - New York Times

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 16:44

Horse Owners and Trainers Say They'll Release Veterinary Records
New York Times
In an effort to restore integrity and transparency to a sport battered by scandal, some of horse racing's most prominent owners and trainers pledged Thursday to make public the veterinary records of their horses competing in high-level stakes races ...

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Fort Pierre Horse Racing Season Opens Saturday! - Drgnews

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 13:16

Fort Pierre Horse Racing Season Opens Saturday!
Drgnews
FORT PIERRE, S.D. – (DRG News) Saturday brings the opening day for the 2014 Fort Pierre Horse Racing season. The day includes free admission and free hot dogs for the first 400 people-according to track manager Dennis Booth. He says it should be a ...

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HORSE RACING: Finger Lakes' 52nd season begins Friday - Finger Lakes Times

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 10:11

HORSE RACING: Finger Lakes' 52nd season begins Friday
Finger Lakes Times
Finger Lakes recently launched an interactive wagering platform that allows the customer to bet on thoroughbred racing through the Internet and telephone. Horse players can register at FingerLakesBonusBets.com and make deposits and withdrawals to a ...
Finger Lakes horse racing season begins FridayWebsterPost.com
Post Time: Friday racing notebookBuffalo News (blog)
Finger Lakes set to open 2014 racing seasonRochester Democrat and Chronicle

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Kentucky Derby field - Fluidity at its finest - MiamiHerald.com

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 09:00

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Kentucky Derby field - Fluidity at its finest
MiamiHerald.com
That is not to say the son of Midnight Lute is an automatic toss for the Kentucky Derby, especially since his stablemate Hoppertunity will race for the sixth time in 2014 on the first Saturday in May. Still, coming back in two weeks might be too much ...
UPI Horse Racing RoundupUPI.com
Mr Speaker wins Coolmore Lexington StakesSacramento Bee
Mr Speaker rallies to capture Lexington StakesSunHerald.com

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Up the Backstretch: Giving proper deference to Game On Dude - MiamiHerald.com

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 08:05

Up the Backstretch: Giving proper deference to Game On Dude
MiamiHerald.com
He's a gamer, shows up for each race and doesn't give anything but his best. Game On Dude, trained by Hall of Fame conditioner Bob Baffert, will probably be the best thoroughbred to never win the Eclipse Award as Horse of the Year. I hope that doesn't ...
Game On Dude back to defend Charles Town ClassicLexington Herald Leader
Game On Dude eyes CT repeatESPN (blog)
Game On Dude better equipped for Charles Town Classic repeatDaily Racing Form

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Tygart: Parallels between Olympics and Horse Racing - TheHorse.com

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 06:12

Tygart: Parallels between Olympics and Horse Racing
TheHorse.com
"We said we are in the business of protecting sport; horse racing doesn't fall under our mission but we believe all sport should be safe, clean and held to a standard that is fairly and evenly enforced. So we said, 'Congress, if you are asking us to do ...

Good Friday racing at Lingfield & Musselburgh as history is made - BBC Sport

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 05:42

BBC Sport

Good Friday racing at Lingfield & Musselburgh as history is made
BBC Sport
History will be made as horse racing takes place for the first time in the UK on Good Friday - at Lingfield in Surrey and Scottish track Musselburgh. Lingfield's finale to a new all-weather racing championships boasts a total of £1m in prize money for ...
History makers! Racing takes place for the first time on a Good FridayExpress.co.uk

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Horse Racing: Remington Park - Tulsa World

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 03:52

Horse Racing: Remington Park
Tulsa World
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Anderson: Bizarre day at the trackGrand Island Independent

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Ken: Just one chance to catch Gem County horse racing - Messenger Index (blog)

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 03:05

Ken: Just one chance to catch Gem County horse racing
Messenger Index (blog)
Nothing gets the adrenaline pumping harder than the last-second bursts of speed put on by swift race horses pounding their way to the finish line. This is a beauty and power unmatched elsewhere in the sports world. And in Emmett, we're lucky enough to ...

Ky. Horse Racing Commission's executive director assumes chairmanship of ... - The Republic

Thu, 04/17/2014 - 01:06

Ky. Horse Racing Commission's executive director assumes chairmanship of ...
The Republic
LEXINGTON, Kentucky — The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission's executive director has assumed the chairmanship of an international industry group. John T. Ward is taking over as chairman of the Association of Racing Commissioners International.
Ward Named RCI ChairStandardbred Canada

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Horse racing industry wants more out of casino expansion legislation - nwitimes.com

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 18:26

Horse racing industry wants more out of casino expansion legislation
nwitimes.com
CHICAGO | Horse racing tracks across Illinois, including the Balmoral Race Course near Crete, are among the opponents of a bill pending before the Illinois General Assembly to create new casinos – including one in the south suburbs. The current version ...

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Last chance for Derby points in Lexington Stakes - The San Luis Obispo Tribune

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 14:39

Daily Racing Form

Last chance for Derby points in Lexington Stakes
The San Luis Obispo Tribune
Lexington, KY (SportsNetwork.com) - Just two weeks away from the 140th Kentucky Derby and time is running out for 3-year-olds to acquire enough points to gain entry into the opening leg of racing's Triple Crown. Saturday's $200,000 Lexington Stakes at ...
No takers for Lexington's Kentucky Derby qualifying pointsDaily Racing Form

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Matt Hook back in the announcer's booth at ThistleDown Racino: Horse Racing ... - The Plain Dealer

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 14:38

Matt Hook back in the announcer's booth at ThistleDown Racino: Horse Racing ...
The Plain Dealer
ThistleDown Racino hauled the entry box out of mothballs on Tuesday to create eight thoroughbred races for Friday's opening day program. Stall Superintendent Doug Dubie (left) pulls entry slips for each race while Associate Steward Richard Kinsey ...

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Constitution out of Kentucky Derby - MiamiHerald.com

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 13:14

Daily Racing Form

Constitution out of Kentucky Derby
MiamiHerald.com
The timing is just a real shame for everyone involved, but the Derby doesn't define a horse's career." Constitution, owned by WinStar Farm and Twin Creeks Racing, had a half-mile breeze on Sunday at Palm Meadows training track. Monday morning he ...
Horse Racing: Florida Derby Winner Constitution Injured; Off Triple Crown Trailisportsweb.com
It's a lock: California Chrome's owner guarantees Kentucky Derby winFOXSports.com
Her Scene | Jennie Rees' guide to handicappingThe Courier-Journal

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Horse Racing: Florida Derby Winner Constitution Injured; Off Triple Crown Trail - isportsweb.com

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 08:15

Daily Racing Form

Horse Racing: Florida Derby Winner Constitution Injured; Off Triple Crown Trail
isportsweb.com
Constitution, who demonstrated extraordinary talent by winning the 2014 Florida Derby in just his third career start, will miss the Triple Crown series due to a hairline fracture in his right front cannon bone that was discovered yesterday (Tuesday ...
Constitution out of Kentucky DerbyHilton Head Island Packet
It's a lock: California Chrome's owner guarantees Kentucky Derby winFOXSports.com

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UPI Horse Racing Roundup - UPI.com

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 07:27

UPI.com

UPI Horse Racing Roundup
UPI.com
"She's a great horse." It was her third straight win following a second-place finish behind Beholder in the Breeders' Cup Distaff last fall. From 10 career starts, she has seven wins and two seconds. Her only bad race was a seventh-place finish in last ...
Kentucky Derby field - Fluidity at its finestSunHerald.com
Last chance for Derby points in Lexington StakesSacramento Bee

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Horse racing returns to Fairgrounds for one day - Messenger Index (blog)

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 03:02

Horse racing returns to Fairgrounds for one day
Messenger Index (blog)
Jess Chance rides "Who's On First AJ" to victory in the 330-yard American Quarter Horse Association / Gem County Fair Bonus Challenge at the Gem County Fair in 2012. Horse racing returns to the fairgrounds for one day only, April 26, this year.

Horse Racing: Will Rogers Downs Win, Place, Show - Tulsa World

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 02:51

Horse Racing: Will Rogers Downs Win, Place, Show
Tulsa World
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