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British horse racing given all clear by BHA to resume on Wednesday 

British horse racing given all clear by BHA to resume on Wednesday  | Racing News | Scoop.it
The British Horseracing Authority gave the all-clear late on Monday for British racing to resume on Wednesday with four meetings after a six-day suspension due to equine flu influenza
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Equine flu: two Irish stables locked down while racing continues

Equine flu: two Irish stables locked down while racing continues | Racing News | Scoop.it
Two racing stables in Ireland have been locked down over equine influenza fears in recent weeks while the sport has continued there
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Horse racing calendar 2019: The Races to Know

Horse racing calendar 2019: The Races to Know | Racing News | Scoop.it
Equine excellence and fashion elegance combine to make the international racing circuit a hotbed of glitz, glamor and sporting action.
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Derby Purse Raised to $3M, Turf Classic Reaches 7 Figures, Oaks Gets 25% Bump 

Derby Purse Raised to $3M, Turf Classic Reaches 7 Figures, Oaks Gets 25% Bump  | Racing News | Scoop.it
Officials at Churchill Downs have announced that the purse for this year's 145th running of the GI Kentucky Derby has been raised from $2 million to a guaranteed $3 million, making it the second-richest …
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Wagering menu, stakes schedule set for Los Alamitos' upcoming meet

Wagering menu, stakes schedule set for Los Alamitos' upcoming meet | Racing News | Scoop.it
Horse Racing news: Wagering menu, stakes schedule set for Los Alamitos' upcoming meet.
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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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Four cases of equine flu discovered at second stable, in Newmarket 

Four cases of equine flu discovered at second stable, in Newmarket  | Racing News | Scoop.it
Racing was rocked by late-night bad news for the second time in five days when it emerged that horses at a second stable, this time in Newmarket, tested positive for equine influenza
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Equine flu which has halted UK horse racing is same strain that shut racing down in Australia

Equine flu which has halted UK horse racing is same strain that shut racing down in Australia | Racing News | Scoop.it

According to reports, it is a north American strain known as Florida Clade 1, and 10,000 horses were affected during the outbreak in Australia in 2007
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Star jockey dies in horseracing tragedy

Star jockey dies in horseracing tragedy | Racing News | Scoop.it
A promising 22-year-old female jockey has been killed in a tragic accident while working a horse for high-profile trainer Iain Jardine.

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Our thoughts and prayers go out to the British horse racing community and this young woman's family and friends today.  

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World's richest horse races: The top-six prize pots in horse racing

World's richest horse races: The top-six prize pots in horse racing | Racing News | Scoop.it
The Dubai World Cup, Pegasus, Everest, Breeders' Cup Classic, Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe and Japan Cup offer the richest prizes in racing.
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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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