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Accelerate wins Breeders' Cup Classic at Churchill Downs

Accelerate wins Breeders' Cup Classic at Churchill Downs | Racing News | Scoop.it
Accelerate charges late, holds off Gunnevera to win Breeders' Cup Classic at Churchill Downs
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NY Stallion Stakes Series Purses to Double in 2019

NY Stallion Stakes Series Purses to Double in 2019 | Racing News | Scoop.it
Purses for the New York Stallion Stakes series will jump from $1.15 million to $2.3 million for 2019.
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Harness: USTA and Northfield Park reach agreement

The U.S. Trotting Association and Northfield Park are pleased to announce that they have reached a settlement of the dispute between the two parties that began in June 2017.
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Interested in Harness Racing Educational Programs?

Interested in Harness Racing Educational Programs? | Racing News | Scoop.it
Do you have a group of young people who would like to learn about harness racing and Standardbreds? 4-H, FFA, scouts, Pony Club, riding stables, schools, or other horse-loving crowds?Then the Harness Horse Youth Foundation has great news for 2019! Th
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Oscar Performance back in training after clean evaluation - Horse Racing Nation

Oscar Performance back in training after clean evaluation - Horse Racing Nation | Racing News | Scoop.it
Horse Racing news: Oscar Performance back in training after clean evaluation.
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Massachusetts May Have Just Accidentally Banned Horse Racing

Massachusetts May Have Just Accidentally Banned Horse Racing | Racing News | Scoop.it
Legislation to extend the life of live and simulcast racing died at the State House.
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Triple Crown Winner Justify in Recovery Mode at Del Mar

Triple Crown Winner Justify in Recovery Mode at Del Mar | Racing News | Scoop.it
Triple Crown winner Justify made his first appearance at Del Mar Monday morning, a "meet and greet" with the San Diego County media conducted by Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert.
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North American harness racing legend Mike MacDonald dies 

North American harness racing legend Mike MacDonald dies  | Racing News | Scoop.it

The Prince Edward Island sports community is mourning the death of North American harness racing legend Mike MacDonald, a native of Parkdale, who died overnight Tuesday.

MacDonald won a record-setting five Gold Cup and Saucer races over his
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How Dubai's Godolphin became a world leader in horse racing

How Dubai's Godolphin became a world leader in horse racing | Racing News | Scoop.it
Huge investments have gone into making Godolphin the largest stable in the world. But what's the motivation behind this commitment to the sport and the racing community in general? Arabian Business goes to Newmarket, the team's UK headquarters, to find out what explains this passion for horse racing
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Horse falls, jockey dismounts, and yet they rally to win

Horse Racing news: Horse falls, jockey dismounts, and yet they rally to win.
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Royal Ascot, a Crown Jewel for Racing and the Queen 

Royal Ascot, a Crown Jewel for Racing and the Queen  | Racing News | Scoop.it
The five-day thoroughbred race meeting, which takes place in England each June, has been attended by Queen Elizabeth II every year since 1945.
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Confirmed: Justify To Be Paraded At Churchill Downs Saturday Night

Confirmed: Justify To Be Paraded At Churchill Downs Saturday Night | Racing News | Scoop.it
Guests at Churchill Downs will be able to get a glimpse of horse racing's brightest star Saturday night when undefeated Triple Crown winner Justify is celebrated and paraded between races during an action-packed “Downs After Dark Presented by Budweiser” nighttime racing program. The first race Saturday is 6 p.m. and the 11-race card will showcase …
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Instead of heading straight to stud, Justify will make appearances and eventually race again. There's been some call for the industry to continue racing horses that have developed a fan base to add more interest in racing attendance.

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Suffolk Downs Opens For Summer Horse Racing Season | WBUR News

Suffolk Downs Opens For Summer Horse Racing Season | WBUR News | Racing News | Scoop.it
Suffolk Downs opens for its summer season this weekend with live horse racing. The location has been proposed as a possible site for Amazon's second headquarters.
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Sports Creek gets OK for horse racing -- contingent on sale or lease deal

Sports Creek gets OK for horse racing -- contingent on sale or lease deal | Racing News | Scoop.it
"We are cautiously optimistic about the reopening of Sports Creek and the re-establishment of thoroughbred racing in Michigan," Richard Kalm, executive director of MGCB, said in a news release.
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A look at horse racing, from the jockey's point of view

The perception of the past and the promise of the future can sometimes be in conflict. To find out how that applies to horse racing, the Los Angeles Times gathered two Hall of Fame riders and two of the sport’s best young jockeys to talk about how riding has changed and the issues jockeys face today.
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Finger Lakes Racetrack Pledges Per Start Contribution

Finger Lakes Racetrack Pledges Per Start Contribution | Racing News | Scoop.it
Finger Lakes Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association and Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack announced a $1 per start pledge to the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance.
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Horse Racing: Churchill Downs, Keeneland joint venture applies for standardbred racing dates

Horse Racing: Churchill Downs, Keeneland joint venture applies for standardbred racing dates | Racing News | Scoop.it
Horse Racing: The new joint venture between Churchill Downs Inc. (CDI’s) and Keeneland Association Inc. has now formally filed an application requesting live
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Massachusetts has put an end to its unintentional horse racing ban

Massachusetts has put an end to its unintentional horse racing ban | Racing News | Scoop.it
After an over 36-hour, unintentional ban, racing and simulcasting is legal again in Massachusetts. Read more on Boston.com.
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Triple Crown Winner Justify in Recovery Mode at Del Mar

Triple Crown Winner Justify in Recovery Mode at Del Mar | Racing News | Scoop.it
Triple Crown winner Justify made his first appearance at Del Mar Monday morning, a "meet and greet" with the San Diego County media conducted by Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert.
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Grade 1 winner Girvin retired due to soft tissue injury

Grade 1 winner Girvin retired due to soft tissue injury | Racing News | Scoop.it
Horse Racing news: Grade 1 winner Girvin retired due to soft tissue injury.
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Disaster Planning, Racing Surfaces Among Topics At Annual Welfare, Safety Summit

Disaster Planning, Racing Surfaces Among Topics At Annual Welfare, Safety Summit | Racing News | Scoop.it
The eighth Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit, to be held on Wednesday, June 27, 2018, at Keeneland in Lexington, Ky., will update the industry on findings in areas such as equine injury statistics and jockey safety as well as touch on other points of interest including the integrity of racing and the role of …
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Jockey Club's Gagliano Named Chairman Of American Horse Council

Jockey Club's Gagliano Named Chairman Of American Horse Council | Racing News | Scoop.it
James L. Gagliano, President & Chief Operating Officer of The Jockey Club, was elected as the next Chairman of the American Horse Council's (AHC) Board of Trustees during the AHC's Annual Meeting and National Issues Forum. Gagliano succeeds Dr. Jerry Black who served as Chairman the past three years. “I'm honored to lead the American …
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Watch: French harness horse, driver take dip into infield lake 

Horse Racing news: Watch: French harness horse, driver take dip into infield lake.
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Backyard Heaven Headlines Stephen Foster Field 

Backyard Heaven Headlines Stephen Foster Field  | Racing News | Scoop.it
The handicap ranks still have some sorting to do. To that end, the June 16 $500,000 Stephen Foster Handicap (G1) can bring a leading adversary to the forefront as a field of nine will try their collective hand in the 1 1/8-mile test.
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Restoring Hope’s role in the Belmont Stakes highly debatable 

Restoring Hope’s role in the Belmont Stakes highly debatable  | Racing News | Scoop.it
Horse Racing news: Restoring Hope’s role in the Belmont Stakes highly debatable.
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