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Bill Parcells’ horse wins $250,000 race

Bill Parcells’ horse wins $250,000 race | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
A horse owned by Hall of Fame coach Bill Parcells won a $250,000 race on Saturday afternoon at New York’s Belmont Park.
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The Passing of 14Z, “Z Princess”

Dear fans, We are deeply saddened to report the passing of Zenyatta’s filly, affectionately nicknamed Z Princess. She was a member of our family and
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How Jockey Mike Smith Stays in Shape

How Jockey Mike Smith Stays in Shape | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
His workout emphasizes cardio and core to develop reaction time, balance and agility
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The question racing doesn’t want to hear

The question racing doesn’t want to hear | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
ARE women jockeys dying to win? It’s the question no one in the racing industry wants to ask publicly, let alone answer.
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Christine A. Moore tops off Breeders' Cup with a millinery collection

Christine A. Moore tops off Breeders' Cup with a millinery collection | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
Hats seem to be as much a part of major horse racing meets as thoroughbreds, jockeys, trophies and flower garlands.
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Noble Mission delivers an emotional victory for Lady Cecil

Noble Mission delivers an emotional victory for Lady Cecil | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
Even the greatest stage needs a memorable performance to bring it alive and Noble Mission produced the most thrilling and emotional victory of the 2014 Flat season.
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What a great victory for Lady Cecil.

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Space-age racehorse training track set for construction

Space-age racehorse training track set for construction | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
Planning permission has been approved for the construction of a space-age mile-long monorail system just outside the Berkshire training centre of Lambourn.
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Keeneland shows fans, farms, community what to expect at Breeders' Cup 2015 | Kentucky.com

Keeneland shows fans, farms, community what to expect at Breeders' Cup 2015 | Kentucky.com | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
If you look carefully at Keene-land this fall, you will notice folks practicing how to put on next year's Breeders' Cup World Championships.
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Starting from scratch, Breeders' Cup boosts mainstream TV coverage | Thoroughbred Racing Commentary

Starting from scratch, Breeders' Cup boosts mainstream TV coverage | Thoroughbred Racing Commentary | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
After starting from scratch and leaving ESPN in 2011, the Breeders' Cup is infiltrating network TV through a partnership with NBC Sports.
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Breeders' Cup Unveils 2015 Keeneland Logo

Breeders' Cup Unveils 2015 Keeneland Logo | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
The Breeders' Cup and Keeneland Oct. 2 unveiled the official event logo for the 2015 Breeders' Cup World Championships, to be held next year at Keeneland.
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Chef Masaharu Morimoto headlines the Breeders' Cup's Inaugural Taste of Napa Valley

Chef Masaharu Morimoto headlines the Breeders' Cup's Inaugural Taste of Napa Valley | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
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Another reason to attend the Breeders' Cup!

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Star stallion Sebring scores date with Black Caviar

Star stallion Sebring scores date with Black Caviar | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
A Golden Slipper winner will be the next stallion to serve Black Caviar...
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California Chrome, Rested and Renewed, Returns to His Blue-Collar Roots

California Chrome, Rested and Renewed, Returns to His Blue-Collar Roots | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
There is some poetry to choosing the Pennsylvania Derby on Saturday for California Chrome’s return to the racetrack; the colt was built on a blue plate budget, boasts blue-collar roots and has thrived in middle-class ZIP codes.
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What an exciting race the Pennsylvania Derby will be!

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Will be  a great story for years to come. Fun for me fact that he was born in the MDBarnmaster Foaling Barn we built for Harris Farms

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Arc champion Treve set for first run since Ascot in Prix Vermeille

Arc champion Treve set for first run since Ascot in Prix Vermeille | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
Last season's Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe heroine Treve looks like returning to action in the Prix Vermeille at Longchamp next month.
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Quite a story: Shoes Off, On, and Off Again as Shoeless Senior Racehorse Tahoe Warrior is Claimed and Re-Claimed

Quite a story: Shoes Off, On, and Off Again as Shoeless Senior Racehorse Tahoe Warrior is Claimed and Re-Claimed | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
Spritely 11-year-old Tahoe Warrior started in 11 Thoroughbred races and won both with and without shoes on in 2014. As kingpin of trainer Wayne Rice's barefoot racing stable at Keeneland and Presque Isle Downs, he's a connoisseur of artificial surfaces who wants to run his way into the history books.
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Record 201 horses pre-entered for Breeders' Cup Championships set for Oct 31 and Nov 1

Record 201 horses pre-entered for Breeders' Cup Championships set for Oct 31 and Nov 1 | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
A record 201 horses, including 38 from overseas, have been pre-entered for the 31st Breeders' Cup World Championships set for Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 at Santa Anita.
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Catching up with the fabulous Zenyatta, horse racing's queen

Catching up with the fabulous Zenyatta, horse racing's queen | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
Zenyatta is enjoying her retiremement. The thrills she provided on the track still linger.
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Rack ’em: One on One with Sports-Talk King, Racehorse Owner Jim Rome

Rack ’em: One on One with Sports-Talk King, Racehorse Owner Jim Rome | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it

"Sports personality Jim Rome and his wife, Janet, celebrate a win by Shared Belief in the 2014 Pacific Classic Stakes. (Photo by Penelope P. Miller/America's Best Racing). 


Jim Rome, who owns early Breeders’ Cup Classic favorite Shared Belief in partnership, is one of the most respected voices in the world of sports broadcasting and leading opinion-makers of his generation. A television and radio sports...."

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Wise Dan will miss Breeders' Cup Mile after injury

Wise Dan will miss Breeders' Cup Mile after injury | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
Wise Dan , the two-time Horse of the Year, won't be able to run in the Breeders' Cup Mile because of a non-displaced fracture at the bottom of the cannon bone of the right front fetlock, the Breeders' Cup announced on Monday.
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O'Neill Response

O'Neill Response | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it

"STATEMENT in response to suspension decision October 9, 2014

Dear owners, friends and horse lovers,

The good news is it’s settled.

It’s settled with the New York Gaming Commission, the California Horse Racing Board, and the Breeders’ Cup.
The short version is I’m suspended starting now through December 18th, which will take me past the Breeders’ Cup.  

A couple things I would like to share: ...."

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Continue reading Mr. O'Neill's Statement here.

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Breeders' Cup Official Recipe: Blueberry LemonDrop Cupcakes

Breeders' Cup Official Recipe: Blueberry LemonDrop Cupcakes | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
Yes, we know, it’s Halloween. (Boo!) But if you—like us—are too old to go trick-or-treating, there’s yet another event this week worth dressing up for. The Breeders’ Cup World Championships take place this weekend, where some of the fastest thoroughbreads alive will speed around the track at Arcadia’s Santa Anita Park. Even if you can’t …
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Declining equine fatality rates in California tell a complicated story | Thoroughbred Racing Commentary

Declining equine fatality rates in California tell a complicated story | Thoroughbred Racing Commentary | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
Decades of necropsy data from California tracks show an evolving landscape in Thoroughbred racing.
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Must read.

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Why racing professionals flock to the equine 'beauty contests' of rural France | Thoroughbred Racing Commentary

Why racing professionals flock to the equine 'beauty contests' of rural France | Thoroughbred Racing Commentary | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
Why racing professionals flock to the equine 'beauty contests' of rural France to find their next jumpers.
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In Pennsylvania Derby, a Record Run Upstages the Return of California Chrome

In Pennsylvania Derby, a Record Run Upstages the Return of California Chrome | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
Bayern set a track record at the Pennsylvania Derby as the Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome, in his first race since June, finished sixth.
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Tapiture's owner expects to test California Chrome in Pennsylvania Derby

Tapiture's owner expects to test California Chrome in Pennsylvania Derby | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome, ready to race Saturday for the first time since his ill-fated bid for the Triple Crown in the Belmont Stakes, is the even-money favorite in the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby.
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Anticipation!

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