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January 9, 2019

Friday’s Stronach 5 Spans Four Racetracks, Both Coasts

The Stronach 5, featuring a $50,000 guaranteed pool and industry-low 12-percent takeout, will travel from Maryland to South Florida to California Friday afternoon. The national pick 5 will offer turf races from Gulfstream Park and Santa Anita Park with the sequence beginning at Laurel Park at 4:35 p.m. with a 10-horse field going a mile […]

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Honest, Hard-Trying Bombshell Seeks First Graded Stake In G3 Marshua’s River

Team Valor International's Bombshell, a winner of two straight to cap her 2018 campaign, makes her 6-year-old debut while seeking her first career graded stakes victory in Saturday's $150,000 Marshua's River (G3) at Gulfstream Park. The 17th running of the 1 1/16-mile Marshua's River for fillies and mares four and older is the second of two […]

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Amendment 4 hints at wave of new voters in Hillsborough, Pinellas

On Tuesday, when ex-felons started registering under Florida’s newly approved Amendment 4, voter rolls in Hillsborough and Pinellas counties swelled by a considerable amount — more than 400 voters each.  According to Supervisor of Elections offices, Hillsborough registered 434 people, Pinellas registered 438. Under Amendment 4, overwhelmingly approved by voters last November, nonviolent ex-felons previously barred from […]

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Kentucky Farm Time Capsule: Castleton’s Prowess Touched Three Breeds

Many subjects of our Kentucky Farm Time Capsule series thus far have seen their development mirror that of Lexington as the top Thoroughbred nursery in the country. The oldest Thoroughbred farms may sometimes trace their roots to a family homestead in the late 1700s, maybe to use as pastureland for cows, and then make the […]

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Can Horses Really Smell Fear? Yes, And That’s Not All

Think back to your first encounter with a horse. Were you warned that if you were afraid, the horse could smell your fear? It turns out that was good advice. People emit a particular chemosignal while experiencing a specific emotion that induces the same emotion in another person who smells that odor. Chemosignals are chemical […]

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Roy Hardemon files to reclaim HD 108 seat

Former state Rep. Roy Hardemon is looking to get his old seat back. Hardemon has filed paperwork with the Florida Division of Elections indicating his plans to run for House District 108 in 2020. Hardemon lost his bid for re-election in a three-way primary contest last August. Dotie Joseph defeated both Hardemon and Joseph Beauvil. […]

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Heart To Heart Seeks To Thrill His Fan Following In Grade 1 Tropical Park Turf

While proving himself to be a most reliable wagering interest in graded-stakes competition, Terry Hamilton's Heart to Heart has won the hearts of racing fans the past several years. The 8-year-old son of English Channel will be the object of his fans' affections at Gulfstream Park Saturday, when the enduring turf star is slated to […]

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Panel to interview five candidates to lead Florida Dept. of Transportation

The Florida Transportation Commission will soon submit to Gov. Ron DeSantis a shortlist of three candidates to lead the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT). The nine-member panel met in person and by phone on Wednesday to discuss 12 applicants who had sought the state agency gig. Commission members whittled the list to five and will attempt […]

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