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January 12, 2018

Breeders’ Cup Presents Connections: ‘Power’ In Teamwork At Belmont

Extreme weather conditions in New York last week did more than force the cancellation of racing at Aqueduct; on Thursday afternoon, power to the Belmont Park backstretch was lost. Open as a training facility during the winter, Belmont's power outage left the dorm rooms of approximately 125 stable employees without heat just as the below-freezing […]

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‘We’re Happy With His Energy’: Giant Expectations Fires Pegasus ‘Bullet’ At Santa Anita

Giant Expectations recorded the fastest five-furlong workout at Santa Anita Friday morning in preparation for a scheduled start in the $16 million Pegasus World Cup at Gulfstream Park Jan. 27 The Peter Eurton-trained 5-year-old covered the five furlongs in 58.80 seconds under exercise rider Jose Aragon, registering the fastest of 64 clockings at the distance. […]

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Durkin, Perrotta Team Up For Audio Book, ‘Half A Chance’

Two lifelong racetrackers who share a passion for the sport, a love of language and a gift for storytelling have pooled their talents to produce a newly released audio book called Half A Chance that is now available at http://www.tomdurkin.com and on Audible.com Half A Chance is the third of four books for author/screenwriter John […]

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Aqueduct: Heavy Fog Forces Cancellation Of Live Racing After Race 2

Live racing on Friday at Aqueduct has been canceled after Race 2 due to dense fog that has settled into the New York City metropolitan area, resulting in visibility-related concerns, despite improving track conditions following Thursday's cancellation. “New York has been faced with a myriad of weather-related challenges over the past three weeks,” said Martin […]

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Delaware Park Hires Kloentrup As New Track Superintendent

Carl Kloentrup has been named Track Superintendent at Delaware Park. He officially assumed his positon and responsibilities on January 2nd. “I am very pleased to announce on behalf of Delaware Park that Carl Kloentrup has accepted the position as Track Superintendent,” said John Mooney, Executive Director of Racing at Delaware Park. “Carl is well thought […]

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