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PETA Files Shareholder Resolution With Churchill Downs Over Deaths on Dirt Racetrack

POSTED: November 12, 2020

Louisville, Ky. — PETA has submitted a resolution calling on Churchill Downs, Inc., to report to shareholders on the feasibility of replacing the dirt racetrack...

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Leading horseracing organizations partner with UK to support research efforts to improve surface safety

POSTED: November 9, 2020

By: Holly Wiemers LEXINGTON, Ky., – While 2020 has largely seen tracks closed for in-person fans, racing has continued. So have the sustained efforts of...

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Michael Dickinson on Tapeta, Injuries and More

POSTED: November 23, 2019

In addition to inventing, developing, honing, and perfecting the Tapeta surface, Michael Dickinson has won more than a fair share of significant races as a...

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The Derby Horse

POSTED: April 9, 2019

On Saturday the Wood Memorial, Blue Grass, and Santa Anita Derby will be run. Kentucky Derby points will be had, and there will be a...

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2019 Sunland Derby Preview

POSTED: March 23, 2019

Geo at work ......................... George Sette dissects the Sunland Derby for Past the Wire... Sunday March 24th  The $800,000 Grade 3 2019 Sunland Derby,  Sunland...

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2019 Jeff Ruby Steaks Preview

POSTED: March 9, 2019

By: Peter Monaco The Grade 3, $200,000 2019 Jeff Ruby Steaks (not a typo) will be run at Turfway Park on Saturday, March 9. The...

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Trap Days

POSTED: March 8, 2019

Those who follow football in the NFL know what a trap game is. That is when a supposedly better team takes a game lightly against...

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