Posts Tagged ‘ thoroughbred ’

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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Secretariat Nominated for 2013 CHRHF Honor

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on March 28, 2013

Details of the election ballot for the 2013 Canadian Horse Racing Hall of Fame (CHRHF) have been released, with the results of the election process due to be made known on April 9, 2013. Changes in the eligibility criteria mean horses outside Canadian borders can be considered as inductees into the CHRHF if they have made a noteworthy contribution to the sport in Canada...

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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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National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame Finalists Announced

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on February 28, 2013
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The National Museum of Racing has announced the finalists for the 2013 Hall of Fame ballot. The finalists were selected by the Hall of Fame Nominating Committee from a total of 86 candidates put forward by members...

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KHRC Funds Study on New Corticosteroid

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on February 14, 2013

With the emphasis on conducting research for the benefit of the racing industry, the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission has announced its intention to fund a study to establish parameters for the use of isoflupredone...

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Alliance Promotes Value of Horse Racing in New York State

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on January 31, 2013

A video released by the New York Horse Racing and Agriculture Industry Alliance detailing the benefits of horse racing in the Empire State was recently screened at the USTA District 8A annual membership meeting. In addition to viewing the eleven minute video, members present at the meeting received an information pack...

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Frankel #1 in World Thoroughbred Racehorse Rankings

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on December 20, 2012

Compiled annually by the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities (IFHA), the World Thoroughbred Racehorse Rankings assess all horses rated at 115 or above by the World Thoroughbred Rankings conference that have competed during the calendar year...

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Honoring Excellence in American Thoroughbred Racing

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on November 22, 2012

Named in honor of the 18th century British racehorse, Eclipse, the Eclipse Awards were established in 1971 to honor the champions of American thoroughbred horse racing. The Eclipse Awards are sponsored by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association...

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Racing Action Lineup for Thistledown Racecourse

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on October 11, 2012

Located in North Randall, Ohio, Thistledown Racecourse is gearing up for some top class racing tomorrow with the 26th running of the Best of Ohio series, featuring five stakes for Ohio-bred thoroughbreds...

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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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