Posted: November 16, 2019

"We Have Met the Enemy and It Is Us"

Hollywood Park I've said for a long time racing, specifically horse racing's shot callers and racetrack managers, don't know who their customer is. They don't, or perhaps they consciously choose to ignore them. Either way that is a significant part of the equation that has left the Sport of Kings reeling and fighting from the ropes. Unfortunately for the game many of us love, that is no longer our biggest hurdle or problem. Now horse racing it appears doesn't know who its enemy is, hence the play on the famous...

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Posted: November 18, 2019

Frankie Dettori Leads All Star Jockey Lineup For IJC

Photo Credit: HKJC HKJC Press A stellar line-up featuring some of the world’s greatest jockeys will contest the LONGINES International Jockeys’ Championship (IJC) at Happy Valley Racecourse on Wednesday, 4 December. Among the all-star cast is Frankie Dettori - riding in off perhaps the best season of his long and storied career - who is set to take his place in the IJC for the first time since he lifted the trophy back in 2011. The three-time competition winner will aim to cap a sensational year in glittering style at...

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Posted: November 15, 2019

British Idiom- Championship Pedigree Tour

British Idiom Overtakes Donna Veloce In The Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies In the 2012 Keeneland November Sale, Katsumi Yoshida of Japan’s Northern Farm paid over $2.1 million for Zazu, a Tapit mare out of Rhumb Line. If the steep sales tag speaks to the strength of Zazu’s bloodline, it is also a testament to Japan’s continued quest to become a dominant force in international breeding. Organized horse racing in Japan is governed by the Japan Racing Association (JRA) a body that regulates major race tracks in the country. From top...

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Upcoming Races

Cigar Mile, Remsen, and Demoiselle Highlight Strong Aqueduct Card on December 7th

On Saturday December 7th, in addition to the Cigar Mile, Saturday's Aqueduct Live, presented by Claiborne Farm, includes coverage of the grade 2, $250,000 Remsen and grade 2, $250,000 Demoiselle. The Cigar Mile will feature Maximum...

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Leading Thoroughbred Racing Organizations Launch Safety Coalition

POSTED: November 19, 2019

Press Release LEXINGTON (November 19, 2019) – The nation’s leading Thoroughbred racing organizations today announced the creation of an industry-led effort to unify and enhance existing protections and work together to develop new reforms to ensure...

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Harness Racing Hall of Fame Trainer Ronnie Gurfein Joins WHOA

POSTED: November 18, 2019

Press Release Photo Courtesy of WHOA Ronnie Gurfein, inducted into the Harness Racing Hall of Fame in 2006,has joined the Water Hay Oats Alliance (WHOA) in support of the Horseracing Integrity Act now before Congress. Gurfein,...

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TAA Grants $3.42 million to Accredited Organizations

POSTED: November 18, 2019

TAA Press Release November 18, 2019 (Lexington, KY): The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance announced today that $3,420,000 will be awarded as grants to 74 Thoroughbred aftercare organizations that currently hold TAA accreditation.  Since inception in 2012, the...

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Quip And Liam's Legend Point To Dubai World Cup

POSTED: November 18, 2019

Quip- Photo credit: Dubai Racing Club-Penelope Miller DRC Notes Two high-profile former trainees of USA-based Rodolphe Brisset are on their way to Dubai to join six-time UAE champion trainer Doug Watson’s Red Stables. Multiple Grade 2...

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