Monthly Archives: August 2013

Harness Racing Highlights

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The history of standardbred horses in North America can be traced back to the English thoroughbred stallion by the name of Messenger which was brought to the United States in 1788 as a racehorse sire...

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Russell Baze: The Winningest Jockey

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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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NYRA to Host Introduction to Racehorse Ownership

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In an effort to boost the current number of racehorse owners, the New York Racing Association will be hosting a "New Owners Luncheon" at Saratoga Race Course on August 18. The event will be co-hosted by Richard Migliore, a former champion Eclipse award-winning jockey and NYRA television analyst, and Ernie Munick, a former Daily News handicapper...

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