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  • Henrythenavigator Suffers Unfortunate Defeat

    Up until now Henrythenavigator has run some exciting first place finishes. But his ability to turn up the turf at top speeds does not translate so well to mud, so when he left the starting gates ...

  • Devil May Care Loses Her Battle

    Foaled in 2007, Devil May Care seemed primed for racing, with her sire being Malibu Moon, and out of Kelli’s Ransom. Her Grandsire, A.P. Indy also made her a desirable thoroughbred. She was ...

  • Harbinger Retired

    Harbinger began to rock the horse racing industry last year with magnificent performances, showing improvement and skill with each event. His talent and ability won the hearts of fans and ...

  • Triple Crown: Alysheba, Charismatic

    A virtually ignored horse before the Derby, Alysheba had a terrific pedigree, as the son of 1978's Alydar, but had only won one of his first nine races and was the bettors' sixth choice at 8-1. ...

  • Trip Handicapping

    Trip handicapping is a specialized form of trying to pick the potential winner from the past performances. The race review is typically done on each contestant in an upcoming race with most of ...

  • Tasmania Shows Off the Best Two Year Olds

    Trainers, owners and drivers alike all commented on the high quality of two year old horses that were seen at the Betfair Sweepstakes finals over the weekend. It is hoped that the increase in ...

  • Artless Takes On California Sire Stakes

    Artless was bred by Desomer Stables, and with Steve Desomer as driver, and Vickie Desomer as trainer, the beautiful gelding has a very promising future in harness racing. However, a week ago, ...

  • Casino Drive Overwhelms Competition in the Peter Pan Stakes

    No-one has more faith in Casino Drive, than his owner, Hidetoshi Yamamoto, and his trainer, Kazuo Fujisawa. Together, they have carefully and slowly nurtured the yearling, which Yamamoto ...

  • Epsom Handicap Win for Theseo

    Last week, horse racing fans had to deal with the disappointment of Triple Honour being withdrawn from the Epsom Handicap, but they were rewarded on Saturday as two horses from the same stable ...

  • Hollywood Park Racetrack to Close

    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 ...

  • Spell-Binding Victory for Magical Fantasy

    As spectators and trainers settled in for the running of the prestigious Group 1 Del Mar Oaks, no-one paid much attention to the name Magical Fantasy which was on the contender list of the ...

  • Preakness Stakes Fever Runs High

    Since the inauguration of the Preakness Stakes in 1873, at the Pimlico Racecourse in Maryland, it has become the race to look out for, as it determines whether there is a horse that is in the ...