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January 12, 2018

Blewitt, Courtney, Nicoletti Handicap Gulfstream’s Rainbow 6 On Saturday

Gulfstream Park will have a 20-cent Rainbow 6 carryover Saturday of $1,801,310. The Rainbow 6 sequence will include four turf races, two of them graded stakes – the $200,000 Fort Lauderdale (G2) and the $150,000 Marshua's River (G3). Gulfstream hosts and analysts Jason Blewitt, Acacia Courtney and Ron Nicoletti handicap Saturday's Rainbow 6. Blewitt's Rainbow 6 R7:  […]

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Weekend Lineup: Derby Preps In New Orleans, Hot Springs, New York?

As severe winter weather once again batters the eastern half of the United States, it is up in the air as to whether Aqueduct will have to reschedule the Jerome Stakes for a second time. Originally set for Jan. 1, the listed Jerome Stakes was re-drawn for Saturday, Jan. 13. The track had to cancel […]

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‘It Keeps Me Young’: Santa Anita Celebrates 97-Year-Old Paddock Captain John Shear

The Old Man and the Racetrack. The Gift that keeps on Giving. The Human version of Fine Wine. What more can you say about Santa Anita's beloved Paddock Captain, John Shear, who is still active every race day at the Great Race Place while approaching his 97th, yes, 97th birthday! Although he'll officially spin life's odometer next Wednesday, Jan. […]

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83-Year-Old Von Hemel Pushing To Extend His Win Streak At Oaklawn Park

One constant the last four decades at Oaklawn has been trainer Don Von Hemel of Hot Springs. Actually, he's been more like a sure bet. Von Hemel, 83, has at least one victory at every Oaklawn meeting since 1975, a lengthy streak he will try to extend with Cowboy U Know in Saturday's first race. […]

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