Hurricane Fly poor value for vintage Champion Hurdle

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on January 24, 2013

This year's Champion Hurdle looks a wide open affair but two horses in particular advanced their claims with authoritative performances over the Christmas period. First up it was the turn of Darlan, who simply destroyed his rivals in the Christmas Hurdle, prompting bookmakers to promote him to Champion Hurdle favouritism, and he was quickly joined at the head of the betting...

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North Dakota Seeks to Rejuvenate Live Horse Racing

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on January 17, 2013

Officials of the North Dakota Racing Commission are lobbying for the Legislature to approve tax incentives to lure high-stakes horse racing gamblers back to the state, many of whom left almost a decade ago as a result of a federal investigation into the gambling industry...

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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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Secretariat “Vox Populi” Award Finalists Announced

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on December 6, 2012

When the announcement of the finalists for the Secretariat "Vox Populi" Award was made recently, the response from horse racing fans was almost immediate...

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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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Hollywood Park’s Autumn Meet Underway

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on November 8, 2012

Betfair Hollywood Park's Autumn Meet is set to provide plenty of horseracing action. Starting November 8, racing will take place four days a week – Thursdays through Sundays – with first post at 12:30, with the exception of Thanksgiving when racing will begin at 11:00...

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