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Most Prestigious Horse Races in the World

POSTED: May 18, 2020

The world of horse racing is graced with some of the highest profile events of any sport, yet even within this arena there are a...

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Upset by a Saggy Onion

POSTED: May 17, 2020

Great horses become legends because they win more than they lose. They win when they're expected to win, That being said, strange things happen in...

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Canterbury’s Survival in the Age of Proxemics

POSTED: May 17, 2020

Far away from NYRA, the Stronach-owned tracks and the cash-laden self-serving facilities of Churchill Downs Inc., the stone table that supports the sport of horse...

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Can New York Horsemen Afford to Go to Saratoga This Year?

POSTED: May 14, 2020

The lockdown of major US race tracks appears to be easing, albeit minus in-person spectators. Churchill Downs and Santa Anita open their spring meets this...

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Once Upon A Time At Pimlico

POSTED: May 14, 2020

If not for the Coronavirus, this would be Preakness week and the last of the Preakness contenders would be arriving at the facility today. The...

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Dahlia: The Globe-Trotting Queen of the Turf

POSTED: May 12, 2020

Dahlia was the Xena: Warrior Princess of 1970’s horse racing, a female who traveled to distant lands and kicked the boys’ butts. A fine-boned chestnut...

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A Horse for World Course

POSTED: May 11, 2020

They embody the elements. Their eyes catch the light, encapsulating molten lava and smoke. Through their veins, the wind itself seemingly courses, effused from every...

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Eclipse-winner, La Verdad, succumbs to colic after foaling Into Mischief colt

POSTED: May 11, 2020

ELMONT, N.Y. - Lady Sheila Stable, nom de course of Sheila Rosenblum, reported that Eclipse Award-winner La Verdad was humanely euthanized on Sunday due to...

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My Quest To Save Pimlico Race Course

POSTED: May 8, 2020

Pimlico Race Course I created a page on Facebook five years ago in May the week after the 2015 Preakness. It's called "Friends of Pimlico"...

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