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The Small Superstars of Racing

POSTED: February 1, 2021

When people picture how a champion Thoroughbred should look, they like to think big. They might envision Secretariat with his muscular physique or Forego and...

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Historical Horse Racing: Game-changer for good in KY

POSTED: January 28, 2021

Photo: Dale Romans at a horse sale. Gwen Davis/Davis Innovation Opinion piece by trainer Dale Romans As a second-generation horse trainer and Kentuckian, my entire...

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Past the Wire's Kentucky Derby Radar 2021 1st update

POSTED: January 27, 2021

A short and select list of our top Kentucky Derby contenders for 2021. This is an interesting group, and not really what you expect to...

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"Day 2 OBS Winter Mixed Sale"

POSTED: January 27, 2021

https://www.youtube.com/embed/Ar5cwwVAJXU Photo: Hip No. 306 (Tibor Zlavik photo)

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Churchill Downs Inc. and the Future of Arlington Park

POSTED: January 26, 2021

The Business of Racing: By Steve Zorn Not so long ago, Arlington Park near Chicago was one of the jewels of the summer racing circuit....

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Pegasus, the inspiration for the Race and the Statue

POSTED: January 22, 2021

By MB Kalinich Perched inside Gulfstream Park (GP), the iconic symbol for GP and The Stronach Group (now branded as 1/ST) looms large over the...

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The Business Of Racing: What Sports Betting Means for New York Racing

POSTED: January 20, 2021

By Steve Zorn Sports betting, once limited to casinos in Nevada and Atlantic City, is expanding throughout the US. Eighteen states plus the District of...

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Westerberg buys share in Epsom Derby and Oaks favourites

POSTED: January 18, 2021

Westerberg, owned by Georg von Opel, has bought a share in both the Epsom Derby and Epsom Oaks favourites. Von Opel, a German-born Swiss citizen,...

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The Business of Racing: NYRA’s New Pick Six

POSTED: January 15, 2021

By Steve Zorn On January 1st, the New York Racing Association (NYRA) introduced a new Pick Six bet, its third version of the once-popular wager...

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