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Death of The Iron Horse

POSTED: September 20, 2019

How Breeding is Killing Thoroughbred racing Blame it on Secretariat. Before the brief but brilliant career of the 1973 Triple Crown winner, champion Thoroughbreds often...

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Churchill Downs Spotlights Two Year Olds

POSTED: September 15, 2019

Churchill Downs ran the Grade 2 Pocahontas for two-year old fillies and the Grade 3 Iroquois for two-year olds colts and geldings on Saturday. The...

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Justify: A Triple Crown Tainted?

POSTED: September 12, 2019

Justify: A Triple Crown Tainted? By Nick D'Agostino In light of the recent developments or perhaps allegation being the more accurate word, The Triple Crown...

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TO LISTEN OR NOT TO LISTEN, FOR UNITY! 

POSTED: September 12, 2019

TO LISTEN OR NOT TO LISTEN, FOR UNITY!  If an impartial observer were to comment on the state of horse racing today, it is not...

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Is Horse Of The Year Clear?

POSTED: September 10, 2019

Is Horse Of The Year Clear? [caption id="attachment_33052" align="aligncenter" width="300"] Midnight Bisou noses out Elate at the wire in the Personal Ensign Stakes (Grade 1)...

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Colonial Downs and Virginia Racing History

POSTED: September 7, 2019

Since the early 18th century when horse thieves were punished by hanging, and winning purses came in the form of shillings or saddles, the competition...

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Maximum Security: WEATHER NO WORRY TO A CONFIDENT SERVIS.

POSTED: September 3, 2019

September 3, 2019 Maximum Security: WEATHER NO WORRY TO A CONFIDENT SERVIS Barbara Luna With the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby just 18 days away, Maximum...

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Native Dancer, Close to Perfection

POSTED: August 31, 2019

Native Dancer - Close to Perfection By Peter Lee A head. About 20 inches. That's all that prevented Native Dancer from becoming an undefeated, immortal...

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RIP Randy Romero

POSTED: August 29, 2019

Hall of Fame jockey Randy Romero's decades-long battle with multiple severe health issues ended around midnight Aug. 28 when the Louisiana native passed. He was...

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