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2013 Kentucky Derby Festival Poster Unveiled

2013 Kentucky Derby Festival Poster Unveiled | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
The 2013 official Kentucky Derby Festival poster unveiled at a 'premiere party' Wednesday features an array of vibrant colors across a starry night sky and showcases the festival's symbolic Pegasus in flight.
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The Kentucky Derby's $1,000 mint julep

The Kentucky Derby's $1,000 mint julep | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
This is the ninth year for the Woodford Reserve $1,000 Mint Julep, but each time the concoction features a different Derby-related theme.
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The Queen grimaces as her horse finishes seventh at Newbury

The Queen grimaces as her horse finishes seventh at Newbury | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
The Queen had a bay filly named Enliven running in the Coln Valley Stud Bridget Maiden Fillies Stakes but the horse only managed seventh place.
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Breeders' Cup Unveils Official Event Logo for Breeders' Cup World Championships October 31 and November 1 at Santa Anita Park

Breeders' Cup Unveils Official Event Logo for Breeders' Cup World Championships October 31 and November 1 at Santa Anita Park | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
ARCADIA, Calif. (April 10, 2014) — The Breeders’ Cup today unveiled the official event logo for the 2014 Breeders’ Cup World Championships to be held at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Californ
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Wicked Strong, California Chrome Triumph Ahead of Derby - The Daily Fix - WSJ

Wicked Strong, California Chrome Triumph Ahead of Derby - The Daily Fix - WSJ | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
On the first Saturday in April, the outlook for the Kentucky Derby on the first Saturday in May remains as confusing as ever.
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A Track’s Shift to Dirt Adds to Horses’ Risks

A Track’s Shift to Dirt Adds to Horses’ Risks | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
Keeneland will soon replace its synthetic track with dirt, a surface that fatally broke down racehorses at a much greater rate from 2009 to 2013, according to the Jockey Club.
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The pioneering school turning problem teens into winning jockeys

The pioneering school turning problem teens into winning jockeys | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
The regime at the Northern Racing College includes military-style workouts, 7am starts and the chance to gallop a racehorse.
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Cat Teal - Church Derby Hats

Cat Teal - Church Derby Hats | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it

Cat Teal, Vinzetta Millinery - Church Derby Hats

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Toast of Dubai! Osborne can't hide his joy after stable star wins UAE Derby

Toast of Dubai! Osborne can't hide his joy after stable star wins UAE Derby | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
Jamie Osborne is dreaming of US Triple Crown glory after his stable star Toast Of New York produced a sensational performance to win the UAE Derby under Jamie Spencer.
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Kentucky Derby hats, Preakness custom hats, Royal Ascot, Belmont Stakes, Melbourne Cup, Easter hats - By Gena Conti Millinery

Kentucky Derby hats, Preakness custom hats, Royal Ascot, Belmont Stakes, Melbourne Cup, Easter hats - By Gena Conti Millinery | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
Ready to Wear and Custom Hats for Women and Men. Gena Conti Millinery designs hats that not only fit but complement any lifestyle.
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Fabulous Kentucky Derby Hats - Gena Conti Millinery, Award Winning Race Hats

Fabulous Kentucky Derby Hats - Gena Conti Millinery, Award Winning Race Hats | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
Ready to Wear and Custom Hats for Women and Men. Gena Conti Millinery designs hats that not only fit but complement any lifestyle.
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Ruler Of The World is up for the (World) Cup in Dubai

Ruler Of The World is up for the (World) Cup in Dubai | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
Can Ruler Of The World win the World Cup tomorrow? The figures in the book say yes, the switch to Tapeta and the draw raise doubts, but those who study the form of Coolmore in the equine transfer market will be laying him until the cows come home.
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'50 to 1,' a Movie Dramatizing the 2009 Kentucky Derby, Opens Against Long Odds

'50 to 1,' a Movie Dramatizing the 2009 Kentucky Derby, Opens Against Long Odds | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
New movie '50 to 1' dramatizes the 2009 upset victory of Mine That Bird in the Kentucky Derby.
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Birds of a feather RACE together! Ostriches run for glory in side-splitting competition

Birds of a feather RACE together! Ostriches run for glory in side-splitting competition | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
The feathered racers, among them 'I'll Hatch Another,' 'Nom De Plumage,' took center stage at the New Orleans Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots Track during the fifth annual Quarter Horse Race.
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Jennifer Hawkins leads the glamorous charge for Autumn Racing in Sydney

Jennifer Hawkins leads the glamorous charge for Autumn Racing in Sydney | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
It's that time of the year again, when Sydney's well-heeled social set don their best head-wear for the autumn racing season
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Me and Dr. Fager

Me and Dr. Fager | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
How Dr. Fager, who won 18 of 22 races, got his name.
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Purrrr.... Ella Red, Vinzetta Millinery - Church Derby Hats

Purrrr.... Ella Red, Vinzetta Millinery - Church Derby Hats | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it

Church Derby Hats - 'Ella Red' by Vinzetta Millinery.

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Brings out the cougar....

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California Chrome Kentucky Derby-bound

California Chrome Kentucky Derby-bound | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
California Chrome was the easy winner of the Santa Anita Derby.
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WSJ Photos: Behind the Scenes at New York’s Race Tracks

WSJ Photos: Behind the Scenes at New York’s Race Tracks | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
Photographs by Mark Abramson provide a look at behind-the-scenes activity at some of New York's horse tracks,
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This Derby horse is a real work of Art

This Derby horse is a real work of Art | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
For nearly 60 years, Art Sherman has tiptoed around the outer edges of horse racing fame. Now, he is ever so close to walking right into the middle of it.
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The Shannon - Kentucky Derby Hat, By Church Derby Hats

The Shannon - Kentucky Derby Hat, By Church Derby Hats | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it

Church Derby Hats.

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Grand National hopeful Rebecca Curtis says her gender is not important

Grand National hopeful Rebecca Curtis says her gender is not important | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
The wind is whipping up off the Irish Sea and howling round the yard of Rebecca Curtis. Her small office in the corner of the main stable building is littered with boxes of aloe vera, the odd shoe and car seats for her two young children. Curtis is a picture of calm amid the chaos of a thriving training operation.
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"Orange Ade" - Kentucky Derby Hat By Gena Conti

"Orange Ade" - Kentucky Derby Hat By Gena Conti | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
Ready to Wear and Custom Hats for Women and Men. Gena Conti Millinery designs hats that not only fit but complement any lifestyle.
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"Orange Ade" is currently Back In The Salon following a one year loan to The Kentucky Derby Museum Hat Exhibit - Louisville, KY"

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Dubai World Cup Opening, Closing Ceremonies Info

Dubai World Cup Opening, Closing Ceremonies Info | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
The world’s richest day in horse racing, the Dubai World Cup 2014, takes place on Saturday March 29. Held at Meydan racecourse, this year's edition will offer incredible total prize money of US$27...
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Horse and Handlers Groomed for Success

Horse and Handlers Groomed for Success | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
Vercingetorix, a colt favored in Dubai, emerged from a workers’ cooperative program sponsored by the South African government.
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Seamy Side of a Sport: Prodding Racehorses With an Electric Shock

Seamy Side of a Sport: Prodding Racehorses With an Electric Shock | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
The devices, also called batteries or machines, conduct electrical current to shock a racehorse into running faster and have long been part of the sport’s seamier lore.
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