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Charlie McCaul: The Racetrack Called and He Found a Home

POSTED: August 27, 2021

DEL MAR, Calif.— The name – thick Irish that it is – is Charles Gerard McCaul. But if you’re like everyone else at a racetrack...

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The Tantalizing True Tale of the Tenacious Thoroughbred

POSTED: February 24, 2021

Every once in a while a horse comes along to disprove the adage that Thoroughbreds should retire at age six or seven. Grady is one...

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The Business of Racing: Kentucky Derby Future Wager- Much Ado About Very Little?

POSTED: February 19, 2021

By Steve Zorn When Pool 3 of the Churchill Downs Kentucky Derby future wager closed this past Sunday, it was no surprise that the early...

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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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Randy Bradshaw, Patience and Precision

POSTED: January 14, 2021

By BEN BAUGH It may be the most difficult of all things to learn, patience, but it’s especially important if you’re a Thoroughbred trainer. It was...

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There is just something about the Breeders’ Cup Classic

POSTED: October 20, 2020

Vino Rosso Wins the 2019 Breeders' Cup Classic, with Irad Ortiz Jr. aboard A Different Type of Breeders' Cup Classic Preview The Breeders' Cup Classic...

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Hall of Fame, 'hands-on horsemanship' trainer Gary Jones passes at age 76

POSTED: October 12, 2020

Jones was a fierce advocate for California racing ARCADIA, Calif. – News regarding the passing of retired Hall of Fame trainer Gary Jones hit hard...

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Beloved Trainer Mel Stute Passes At Age 93

POSTED: August 12, 2020

ARCADIA, Calif. (Aug. 12, 2020)–He came to play.  There is perhaps no better way to describe Melvin Frederick Stute, a California-based trainer who passed away...

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Hialeah, A Grand Jewel

POSTED: January 9, 2020

A Grand Jewel: Hollywood Park, Suffolk Downs, Calder, and many others failed to survive the current climate of the Sport of Kings. You have to...

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