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Clement Expects Tonalist to Relish Ten Furlongs - Horse Racing Nation

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 13:35

Clement Expects Tonalist to Relish Ten Furlongs
Horse Racing Nation
"I'll have to decide after the race, [if we win], which win is more important," said the trainer. "The Belmont was even more meaningful a week later than it was the day of because there's too much going on. I won the Belmont, and then I had to saddle a ...

Durkin, Jerkens, Lukas Honored at Saratoga - Horse Racing Nation

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 13:21

Albany Times Union

Durkin, Jerkens, Lukas Honored at Saratoga
Horse Racing Nation
A member of both the Thoroughbred Racing Hall of Fame and the Quarter Horse Hall of Fame, Lukas has trained 25 Eclipse champions, more than any other trainer in history. In addition to having won four Kentucky Derbies, six Preakness Stakes and four ...
3 Legends of Horse Racing Honored at Saratoga Race CourseTWC News
Red Jacket Walk of Fame: Racing giants join their sport's eliteThe Saratogian

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Rice Having Fun With Kid Cruz - Horse Racing Nation

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 13:21

Rice Having Fun With Kid Cruz
Horse Racing Nation
Two races after purchasing him for $50,000 out of a maiden claimer at Aqueduct, trainer Linda Rice had Travers contender Kid Cruz down in Maryland for the Private Terms Stakes, and the colt dropped more than 18 lengths off a slow pace before rallying ...

GI groups supporting historic horse racing measure - Grand Island Independent

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 09:19

GI groups supporting historic horse racing measure
Grand Island Independent
Ho-Chunk Inc., the tribe's business entity, is one of seven groups behind a newly formed committee seeking to sway voter approval for historical horse racing terminals at Nebraska tracks. If the amendment withstands a pending constitutional challenge ...

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After horse racing 180, Jim Rome eyes more success with Shared Belief - SI.com

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 08:04

After horse racing 180, Jim Rome eyes more success with Shared Belief
SI.com
After horse racing 180, Jim Rome eyes more success with Shared Belief. Tweet0 Share0 Comment0 Share0 Share0 Stumble It0 Print0. More. Sports talk show host and horse owner Jim Rome is hoping for more Breeders' Cup. Photo: Matt Sayles/Invision for ...

Horse racing in California now has to donate half of its charity money to ... - Washington Post (blog)

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 07:27

Horse racing in California now has to donate half of its charity money to ...
Washington Post (blog)
California Gov. Jerry Brown (D) signed a bill Thursday increasing the amount of money that licensed racing associations are required to donate to horse racing industry charities. Licensed racing associations in California are required by law to donate ...

Trio travel country, world to visit horse racing tracks - Ely Daily Times

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 07:24

Ely Daily Times

Trio travel country, world to visit horse racing tracks
Ely Daily Times
Most people have a hobby. Some like to take fishing or hunting trips, others might prefer a game of poker or watching old movies. But for the three men who traveled across the country to attend the White Pine County Horse Races over the weekend, the ...

Bayern is fast and favored in Travers at Saratoga - Sacramento Bee

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 07:08

New York Times

Bayern is fast and favored in Travers at Saratoga
Sacramento Bee
Bayern has not run farther than 1 3/16 miles, when he ran into early traffic trouble and never got into the race while finishing ninth in the Preakness. Baffert, who won the 2001 Travers with eventual Horse of the Year Point Given, ran the horse in ...
Clement Expects Tonalist to Relish Ten FurlongsHorse Racing Nation
Where Horse Racing reigns supremeSports On Earth
Horse Racing: Preview of the 2014 Travers Stakes at Saratoga; 2014 Pacific ...isportsweb.com
MiamiHerald.com -Hilton Head Island Packet
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Group forms to push historic horse racing on November ballot - Nebraska Radio Network

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 05:23

Group forms to push historic horse racing on November ballot
Nebraska Radio Network
“We certainly hope that we do whatever we need to do to make sure Nebraska voters understand what's at stake with the constitutional amendment, both for the future of horse racing in this state, it's got a deep history and has been part of our culture ...
Group will push for horse-racing ballot measureKearney Hub

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Handicapping the Travers Stakes - Horse Racing Nation (blog)

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 05:19

Handicapping the Travers Stakes
Horse Racing Nation (blog)
That was the first time he's had to fight and he'll be a more experienced horse for it. Charge Now's speed figures have improved in each of his last three starts and he worked a pre-race bullet. Yes, the Curlin was a slow race, but at 15-1 morning line ...

Sole Power chasing second Nunthorpe win - Racing Post Bloodstock

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 23:05

Racing Post Bloodstock

Sole Power chasing second Nunthorpe win
Racing Post Bloodstock
Ryan also saddles Astaire, who beat Hot Streak when the pair were first and second in last year's Group 1 Middle Park Stakes. Ryan said: "Both horses are in great order and we're very happy with them going into the race. They both have good course form ...
Friday's Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes at YorkSkySports
York Ebor Festival Day Three Preview: Stepper Point looks each-way value to ...Liverpool Echo

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Saratoga Showcase Day Set for Sunday - Horse Racing Nation

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 22:03

UPI.com

Saratoga Showcase Day Set for Sunday
Horse Racing Nation
In his third race, Captain Serious led the seven-furlong Mike Lee from gate to wire to prevail by three lengths over Empire Dreams in May at Belmont Park. He set the pace again when second in Belmont's Grade 3, 1 1/16-mile Dwyer in July, giving way ...
Horse Racing: Preview of the 2014 Travers Stakes at Saratoga; 2014 Pacific ...isportsweb.com
UPI horse racing weekend previewUPI.com

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Uncle Southern Takes Union Avenue - Horse Racing Nation

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 22:03

Uncle Southern Takes Union Avenue
Horse Racing Nation
... company for the first time, Uncle Southern bounded into the lead coming out of the gate and turned back a determined late bid from Sunny Desert to win the $100,000 Union Avenue for New York-bred fillies and mares on Thursday at Saratoga Race Course.
Uncle Southern wins $100K Union Avenue at SaratogaSacramento Bee

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Where Horse Racing reigns supreme - Sports On Earth

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 20:47

USA TODAY

Where Horse Racing reigns supreme
Sports On Earth
The typical American sports fan tunes into horse racing on the first Saturday in May and two weeks later to see if the Derby winner can take the Preakness. If that happens, we're all-in three weeks later for the ballyhooed Triple Crown attempt in the ...
The 2014 Travers DrawHorse Racing Nation (blog)
Bayern is fast and favored in Travers at SaratogaSacramento Bee
Bayern is favorite for Travers StakesMiamiHerald.com
isportsweb.com -Hilton Head Island Packet
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Group will push for horse-racing ballot measure - Kearney Hub

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 20:45

Group will push for horse-racing ballot measure
Kearney Hub
Group spokesman Jordan McGrain says the measure would preserve Nebraska's horse-racing tradition and generate money for education as well as the state fund that reduces property taxes. The coalition includes the Grand Island Chamber of Commerce, ...
Group forms to push historic horse racing on November ballotNebraska Radio Network

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Rome Talks Shared Belief (Part 1) - Horse Racing Nation

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 15:23

Lexington Herald Leader

Rome Talks Shared Belief (Part 1)
Horse Racing Nation
Question: What's your “take” on a guy getting into the horse business and catching lightning in a bottle with a mare like Mizdirection (two-time Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint winer), then following that up with a lightning storm in a 50-gallon drum like ...
Up the Backstretch: Shared Belief stepping up with Pacific ClassicSunHerald.com
Game On Dude to defend Pacific Classic versus 10The San Luis Obispo Tribune
Shared Belief is 5-2 favorite for Pacific ClassicSacramento Bee
Las Vegas Review-Journal (blog)
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Global View Bound for Kentucky - Horse Racing Nation

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 15:09

Global View Bound for Kentucky
Horse Racing Nation
“It was a puzzling race,” Bernick continued. “When your horse runs really well, you can stack up their form. When they're taken so far out of the race and not really given a chance, it is hard to read. Our thoughts have always been that he's better ...

Suntracer's Recent Flop Remains a Mystery - Horse Racing Nation

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 15:09

Suntracer's Recent Flop Remains a Mystery
Horse Racing Nation
On a day filled with outstanding performances by locally based horses, the effort of Team Block's Suntracer remains a mystery after the 3-1 second choice in the Listed $400,000 American St. Leger faltered to finish an extremely uncharacteristic ninth ...

Fire With Fire Tops Del Mar 'Cap Field - Horse Racing Nation

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 15:09

Fire With Fire Tops Del Mar 'Cap Field
Horse Racing Nation
Daniel Heerensperger's classy and consistent Fire With Fire, topweighted at 123 pounds in recognition of a sterling race record, tops a field of a dozen distance-loving older horses Saturday in the 75th running of the Grade II $200,000 Del Mar Handicap ...

Rodriguez Continues Roll With Debut Winners - Horse Racing Nation

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 14:38

Rodriguez Continues Roll With Debut Winners
Horse Racing Nation
Trainer Rudy Rodriguez continued his recent string of success with first-time starters on Wednesday at Saratoga Race Course by sending out Pancakesandbatter to a victory in the day's fourth race, a $75,000 maiden claiming event for 2-year-olds.