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Graham Motion on History, Horses, Regulations, the Future, and Graham

POSTED: December 31, 2019

Horse racing is a game of luck. On any given day, in any race the longshot can beat the favorite. For the trainers it's more...

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Olly Murphy Racing, A Day at the Yard

POSTED: December 31, 2019

A day in the life: Stable Staff in the UK If you venture a few miles outside of the world-famous market town of Stratford Upon...

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A Christmas Past

POSTED: December 19, 2019

Photo Credit: Jim Raftery-Jacinto Vasquez Aboard Christmas Past “Its hair, which hung about its neck and down its back, was white as if with age;...

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Horse Racing's Son of Sam

POSTED: December 17, 2019

With the newly formed Thoroughbred Safety Coalition, countless articles, the Horse Racing Integrity Act gaining momentum, and just about everyone who is anybody, and some...

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Ken McPeek Opens Summerfield Training Center

POSTED: December 16, 2019

Summerfield Training Center opens in Marion County, Florida It was an opportunity to consolidate his operation, be in a central location he has a great...

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An Interview with Dawn LeFevre, Author of BACKSTRETCH GIRLS

POSTED: December 13, 2019

What is BACKSTRETCH GIRLS about? Backstretch Girls is set at Atlantic City Racecourse in the 1980’s and tells the story of a friendship between a...

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The Faucheux Train Is Rolling

POSTED: December 11, 2019

Photo Credit: Hodges Photography Past The Wire's Rick Mocklin Sits Down With Top Conditioner Faucheux At Fairgrouds A new racing season always brings new hope...

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Al Stall Jr. One Of The Good Guys

POSTED: December 3, 2019

Al Stall Jr. Photo Courtesy Of NYRA Whoever coined the phrase, nice guys finish last, didn't know trainer Al Stall, Jr.  Al Stall Jr., truly...

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Another Nonprofit Exposed: Horseracing Wrongs

POSTED: December 2, 2019

Little Anthony's Goes Heavy On The Pepperoni By: Amy Hoffer We were recently given permission from the author of this article Amy Hoffer to repost...

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