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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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. […]
Longtime East Coast trainer John F. Scanlan died Jan. 8 at the age of 68. The multiple graded stakes-winning trainer of Toccet and Dinner In Rio saddled winners of 766 races from 5,968 starts during a career that began in 1974. According to his obituary, Scanlan is survived by wife Lynn (nee Hackett) of 42 […]
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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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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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Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams has a Democratic challenger for re-election — ensuring that there will, in fact, be a policy debate …
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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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