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June - A brief overview of a golden month in British racing

POSTED: June 6, 2022

By Jordan Hopkins The month of June is an incredibly important period in the history and foremostly the future of the thoroughbred racing industry. Epsom...

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Luis Saez Suspended for Derby Ride

POSTED: May 13, 2019

Maximum Security and Country House splash home in the Kentucky Derby The Kentucky stewards have suspended jockey Luis Saez 15 days for failure to control...

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Would Reducing Field Size Fix the Derby?

POSTED: May 12, 2019

Peter Lee Amid all the controversy surrounding Maximum Security's disqualification in the Kentucky Derby, some were calling for a reduced field size from the current...

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Speed Holds: Pace Makes the Race

POSTED: May 11, 2019

In this week's column for AmWager I look at and talk about pace, and how it and the way speed flows has changed with the...

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Derby Favorite Omaha Beach Scratches

POSTED: May 1, 2019

Likely Kentucky Derby favorite Omaha Beach has been scratched and will not make a Run for the Roses on Saturday at Churchill Downs. Trainer Richard...

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The Right Call For The Kentucky Derby

POSTED: April 23, 2019

  [caption id="attachment_25238" align="aligncenter" width="228"]  [/caption] The Right Call By Kaitlin Free Each year when the Kentucky Derby rolls around a few jockeys in the...

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Cannonade vs. Judger

POSTED: April 11, 2019

By Nick Costa and Mary Dixon Reynolds Secretariat fever must have lingered in everyone’s consciousness as a record crowd of 163,628 gathered at Churchill Downs...

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Horse Sense Making

POSTED: March 25, 2019

By Kate Richards                               What is the common question that fans and...

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Aristides: The Other Horse

POSTED: March 12, 2019

By Nick Costa and Mary Dixon Reynolds 1875 - Aristides – Chesapeake On May 17, 1875, in front of what was an estimated roaring crowd...

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