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It's Two-Year-Old Sales Season

POSTED: March 12, 2020

Thanks to pastthewire.com for asking me to contribute. I’ll be writing about the business of racing, as I’ve done over the years in my blog...

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The Doping of X Y Jet

POSTED: March 10, 2020

One of Jorge Navarro's most successful horses was an 8-year-old gelding, X Y Jet. When Navarro announced in January this year that the grey/roan had...

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Jorge Navarro Arrested, Jason Servis trainer of Maximum Security Indicted and Being Sought in a Race Fixing Case Involving Performance Enhancing Drugs

POSTED: March 9, 2020

Several people, including two prominent high winning percentage horse trainers were indicted on federal charges involving performance enhancing drugs and race fixing. Both Jorge Navarro...

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Still Dreaming After King Guillermo Wins the Tampa Bay Derby

POSTED: March 8, 2020

OLDSMAR, Fla.--King Guillermo deserved one more chance, said owner and former five-time Major League Baseball all-star Victor Martinez, about the bay son of Uncle Mo. ...

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Prep Races Could Clear Up 2020 Kentucky Derby Field - Or Not

POSTED: March 6, 2020

So far, this year's Kentucky Derby contenders have been a little disappointing. It seems no horse wants to step up and take command of the...

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Hall of Famer Bill Mott Approaching Career Win 5,000

POSTED: March 5, 2020

By Karen M. Johnson OZONE PARK, N.Y. - If the measure of success in horse racing is judged solely on statistics, then trainer Bill Mott, an...

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Do Racehorses That Swim Win More Races?

POSTED: March 5, 2020

Here is one example of a horse I believe it did help. Leading British racehorse trainer Tom George incorporated swimming into the training regime of...

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Racing is a Rollercoaster - Please Stay Seated

POSTED: March 4, 2020

Dennis Albaugh brought 35 or 40 “buddies” out just for the occasion; it was a celebration, a reunion, a party. It was, so to speak,...

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Easy Goer Was Easy in the Gotham

POSTED: March 4, 2020

The Gotham Stakes had long been a stepping stone for good horses moving on to do great things. Recently the race has fallen from grace...

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