Posts Tagged ‘ california ’

Santa Anita’s Season Starts on New Track

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on September 29, 2014
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When the 25-day autumn meet began at Santa Anita on September 26, it was with a brand new dirt track consisting of El Segundo sand excavated from construction sites at Los Angeles International Airport. Due to the sand's uniformity and ability to drain quickly it is anticipated that the track will be safer for equine athletes than the previous sand and clay track which it replaced...

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California Chrome Claims Kentucky Derby Victory

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on May 5, 2014

As the first leg of the United States Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing, more commonly referred to simply as the 'Triple Crown', the Kentucky Derby is a highly competitive and exciting event. Trainers from all over the United States enter their horses with a view to winning and moving on to compete in the Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes, with the ultimate goal of claiming the prestigious Triple Crown title...

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Russell Baze: The Winningest Jockey

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on August 15, 2013

As the jockey holding the record for the most wins in the history of North American horse racing, Russell Baze is the focus of a recent in-depth profile by the New York Times. Entitled simply The Jockey, the article starts off with an account of Baze's 50,000th start, before taking readers back to the beginning...

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Hollywood Park Racetrack to Close

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on June 6, 2013

Located in Inglewood, California, Hollywood Park Racetrack was designed by well-known racetrack architect Arthur Froehlich, and was opened by the Hollywood Turf Club in 1938. At the time of its opening, the racetrack's chairman was Harry Warner of the very successful Warner Brothers ...

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Nebraska Tracks May Take On Historical Racing

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on March 14, 2013
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The introduction of historical racing at Nebraska's thoroughbred race tracks took a step closer to becoming a reality yesterday - following eight hours of debate, stretched over four days. Historical horse racing allows wagering on the outcomes of past races...

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New 2-YO Ruling for Del Mar as Season Opens

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on July 5, 2012

With the invitation to "play where the turf meets the surf", the Del Mar horseracing season starts on July 18 with the Oceanside Stakes, opening day party and the "One and Only Truly Fabulous Hats Contest"...

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