Posted: February 16, 2020

Injustice is Blind, Deaf and Dumb

They say justice is blind. I don't know, maybe it is. In the case of Rick Dutrow it is injustice which is blind, deaf and dumb. Rick Dutrow has served 7 out of 10 years of a suspension levied against him. Throughout that time he has conducted himself as nothing short of a gentleman while exhausting every legal remedy to get justice and clear his name. Despite proven facts in his favor, and some at best questionable conduct on the part of his accusers, nobody with the power to do...

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Posted: February 16, 2020

Umberto Rispoli, World Class Rider, Hits US Racing Running

Nothing brings together human and equine athleticism like the Sport of Kings, Thoroughbred Racing. Majestic, powerful, and fleet thoroughbreds, guided in competition by pound for pound some of the strongest athletes in the world, at a tenth of their counterparts weight. It is a sight to behold, and those of us who get to live it, understand why for so many years this was indeed the most watched spectator sport. We often celebrate our great horses. They inspire admiration, conversation, and even debate. As a student of the game, I...

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Posted: February 17, 2020

Ode to Atlantic City Racecourse

The first time I visited Atlantic City Racecourse was back in 1978; I was twelve years old and immediately struck by the track’s rustic beauty and old-fashioned adornments. Clubhouse admission was a mere $3 and my mother and I breezed right through with the entrance gate with no line. Inside, Atlantic City’s half-empty grandstand was a peculiar combination of archaic and modern technology. Chalk boards that harkened back to the days when odds were still written by hand hung stubbornly beside electronic tote boards. There were other quaint anachronisms as...

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The Projected Field As of Today For The Inaugural Saudi Cup:

If this field comes together, we must say it will be one heck of an inaugural running of this race.

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WARRIOR’S CHARGE BEGINS YEAR WITH RAZORBACK VICTORY

POSTED: February 17, 2020

HOT SPRINGS, AR (Monday, Feb. 17, 2020) – Ten Strike Racing and Madaket Stable LLC’s Warrior’s Charge kicked off his 4-year-old campaign with an impressive, hard-fought victory in Monday’s $500,000 Razorback Handicap (G3) before a crowd...

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Bob Baffert First Timer Charlatan Proves Yet Again Bob Always Has a Better One in the Barn, Kentucky Derby trail anyone

POSTED: February 17, 2020

ARCADIA, Calif. (Feb. 16, 2020)–How deep is Bob Baffert’s Derby bench?  There’s no telling, as his unraced Charlatan, an imposing chestnut colt by Speightstown, blew away his competition by 5 ¾ lengths in Sunday’s fourth race...

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Promising Filly Taraz Suffers Catastrophic Injury training at Oaklawn Park

POSTED: February 17, 2020

She was one of the more talented three-year old fillies in training, and certainly created a buzz and lofty expectations. Sadly, none of the expectations for this Juddmonte filly will be realized. This morning Taraz, while...

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Killybegs Captain,Twice as Nice

POSTED: February 17, 2020

Killybegs Captain captures Pelican Stakes in successive years Killysbegs Captain OLDSMAR, Fla.—Killybegs Captain seems to have a predilection for Tampa Bay Downs. The 6-year-old son of Mizzen Mast won the six furlong Pelican Stakes Saturday afternoon,...

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