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January 11, 2019

British Official: This Year’s Grand National Could Be Wrecked By ‘No-Deal’ Brexit

One of Britain's most prestigious horse racing events, the Grand National, could be ruined this year if there's a “no-deal” exit by Britain from the European Union, said Environment Secretary Michael Gove. Gove said if Britain leaves the EU in late March without a deal in place for future relationships with member countries, Irish and […]

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Exercise Rider Severely Injured, Two Horses Killed In Head-On Collision At Fair Grounds

An accident during Monday's morning training hours at the Fair Grounds resulted in the death of a pair of Thoroughbred racehorses and severe injuries to one exercise rider, Roderick “Roddy” MacKenzie. According to various individuals with knowledge of the situation, an unnamed young horse from the barn of Joe Sharp unseated his rider and took […]

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Illinois Horsemen Pledge $1 Per Start At Arlington And Hawthorne To TAA

The Illinois Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association has pledged $1 per start at Arlington International Racecourse and Hawthorne Race Course in 2019 to the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance. In addition to its support of the TAA, the Illinois THA created and supports Galloping Out, a TAA-accredited organization in North Riverside, Illinois that focuses on retraining, rehabbing, and adoption […]

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Jill Byrne Named Vice President Of Racing At Colonial Downs

Colonial Downs Group (CDG) welcomes Jill Byrne home as she joins the team that will be returning Thoroughbred racing to the Commonwealth of Virginia through the resurgence of Colonial Downs. The Charlottesville native will be vice president of racing with the Colonial Downs Group. Ms. Byrne joins Colonial Downs from Breeders' Cup Limited where she […]

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Groveland Four are pardoned

The Groveland Four were pardoned Friday by the Florida Executive Clemency Board. The unanimous action of the board, the Florida Cabinet, came Friday nearly 70 years after one of the most infamous cases of Jim Crow-era racial injustice began, and just three days after Gov. Ron DeSantis replaced Gov. Rick Scott, who had ignored calls […]

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Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale Catalog Now Online

Fasig-Tipton has cataloged 429 entries to date for its Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale, to be held on Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 4 and 5, in Lexington, Ky. Sessions will begin daily at 10 a.m. Eastern. The sale will also feature a supplemental catalog that will be available online and on the sales grounds. Fasig-Tipton will […]

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