Horse Racing News

Opening Weekend Excitement at Santa Anita

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on September 27, 2012

Horse racing enthusiasts are in for plenty of excitement at Santa Anita Park this weekend as the track opens its doors for its autumn meet...

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Field of Seven to Compete in Woodward Stakes at Saratoga

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on August 30, 2012

The annual Grade 1 Woodward Stakes at Saratoga has a field of seven running the distance of 1 1/8 miles, with Mucho Macho Man favored to win what will be his Grade 1 début race...

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Believe You Can Out, Grace Hall Favorite for Saratoga’s Alabama

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on August 16, 2012

Fans are no doubt disappointed by the news that Believe You Can will not be running Saturday's Grade 1 Alabama at Saratoga Race Course. Trainer Larry Jones noted that nothing major was wrong with the Fair Grounds Oaks and Kentucky Oaks winner, but she appeared tired...

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Frankel Wins Sussex Stakes, Heads for Juddmonte International

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on August 2, 2012

Cruising across the finish line by six lengths at 1/20, Frankel made racing history on the first day of August as the first horse to win two runnings of the Sussex Stakes at Goodwood...

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Opening Day at Del Mar

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on July 19, 2012

The first day of Del Mar's 75th Anniversary season drew record crowds of spectators with record-breaking wagering taking place...

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Belmont Stakes Goes on as NYRA Restructured

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on May 24, 2012

As competitors prepare for the third and final leg of the US Triple Crown, the Belmont Stakes, taking place on June 7 at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York, the New York Racing Association (NYRA) is being put under state control by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo in an effort to reform an industry that generates significant revenue for New York State. Meanwhile the racing industry and horse racing fans...

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Kauto Star to Compete in Cheltenham Gold Cup

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on March 14, 2012

Described by trainer Paul Nicholls as "the horse of a lifetime", Kauto Star has been given the all-clear to compete in the upcoming Cheltenham Gold Cup after suffering an injury during schooling earlier this month. This was good news indeed for fans of the 12-year-old equine athlete who will make a bid for his third Betfred Cheltenham Gold Cup Victory...

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Betfair Hurdle Preview

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on February 13, 2012

Rescheduled for Friday 17th Feb. Formerly known as the Totesport Trophy, the Betfair Hurdle is one of the most competitive handicaps in the calendar and this year looks no exception...

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Rapid Redux Continues Winning Streak

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on January 5, 2012

With a winning streak stretching back to December 2010, six-year-old- gelding Rapid Redux took first place in the sixth race at Laurel Park on Wednesday January 4, thereby extending his United States record to winning twenty-two consecutive races.

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Georgian Downs Heads for Success

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on October 27, 2011

Canadian horse racing track Georgian Downs battled against a number of adverse conditions in their spring racing season. As was the case with a number of other tracks in the country, Georgian Downs had to deal with low entry numbers due to ten percent fewer horses being supplied. The track still offered a wide range of classes but only the lower classes garnered a full field, resulting in a drop in average daily purses. For example, purses averaged $76,000 with 119 entries in April, with May's purses dropping to $70,000 with 102 entries. However, track authorities took action, and working diligently with the Implementation and Monitoring Group (IM Group), Georgian Downs started to recover, and by August the worrying downward trend was successfully turned around.

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