Arlington Victory for Hardest Core

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on August 18, 2014
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When Hardest Core left the starting gates in Saturday's 32nd running of the Arlington Million, no one seriously expected the four-year-old gelding to cross the finish line in first place. Running at 11-1 with jockey Eriluis Vaz at the reigns, Hardest Core made his way to first place in the field of seven to beat 9-5 favorite Magician to the winning post by a length, covering the 1 ¼ distance in 2:01 and claiming his first graded stakes victory. Considering the story behind this plucky horse makes his Arlington Million win all the more amazing...

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Glorious Goodwood 2014 Round Up

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on August 13, 2014
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There were plenty of highlights at this year's Glorious Goodwood race event. Among them were the group races, two-year old races, the Magnolia Cup, the QIPCO Sussex Stakes, the 27 horse charge, and the Stewards' Cup. The Wannabe Yours and the Sterling Insurance Race took place earlier in the week, as well...

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Arlington Million Stakes on the Horizon

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on August 4, 2014
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Taking place on August 16 at Arlington Park, the Arlington Million Stakes is a prestigious event in its own right, as well as being a springboard for the winner to compete in the Breeders' Cup Turf – an event carrying a purse of $3 million and attracting equine athletes from far and wide. It was recently announced that both the 2013 Irish Derby winner, Trading Leather, and 2013 Breeders' Cup Turf winner, Magician, will be travelling across the Atlantic to compete in the Arlington Million Stakes.

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US Racing Industry Pursues Safer Racing Environment

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on July 14, 2014

Attended by owners, breeders, horsemen, trainers, jockeys, veterinarians, track managers and regulators, the recent two-day Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit held in Lexington, Kentucky, addressed a number of issues related to the topic. The first session of the event called for...

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Untapable Wins Mother Goose Stakes

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on June 30, 2014

With four straight wins, including the Mother Goose Stakes at Belmont Park on Saturday, Untapable is under the spotlight as one of the season’s most promising racehorses. Ridden by John Velazquez and trained by Steve Asmussen, the three-year-old filly crossed the finish line nine-and-a-quarter...

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A Tribute to the First Triple Crown Winner

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on June 16, 2014

The level of excitement generated for the Belmont Stakes was largely driven by the hope that California Chrome would become the first winner of the Triple Crown since Affirmed's victory in 1978, but to the disappointment of many, this was not the outcome. Tonalist...

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