Desmond Meade, the president of the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition, once stood by a set of train tracks, waiting for the train to come. He intended to step in front of the train when it came. It was only by virtue of the train not coming that day that he didn’t. Instead, he walked over […]
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Arlington Park and the Illinois Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association came to an agreement Friday night, signing the two-year contract required to begin the 2016 Arlington meet, reports the Daily Racing Form. As part of the deal, the ITHA agreed to dismiss the lawsuit it filed last week against Arlington, the Illinois Racing Board, and the Illinois […]
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Stallion Empire Way, full brother to three-time champion Royal Delta, has sired his first winner for Loveacres Ranch in California. Dutt Bart captured a maiden special weight event at Los Alamitos Race Course Friday afternoon, winning the 4 1/2 furlong event by 2 1/4 lengths in a final time of :52.07. The 2-year-old colt was […]
The racing community at Santa Anita mourned the passing of former trainer and Santa Anita Stall Manager Donn Luby who died in his sleep Tuesday night due to complications from cancer at the Life Care Center in Bridgeton, Missouri, at the age of 71. An avid golfer, Luby, who frequently had a tobacco pipe in-hand, […]
Once again, many of North America's top trainers and jockeys converged at Keeneland this spring. Counted among the top trainers stabled at Keeneland were Todd Pletcher, Wesley Ward, Mark Casse, Michael Maker, Graham Motion, Chad Brown, Steve Asmussen, Doug O'Neill and Brad Cox. The nation's most prominent riders comprised Keeneland's jockey colony, topped by Spring […]
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Keeneland concluded its 2016 Spring Meet on Friday with robust increases in attendance and on-track and all-sources wagering. Healthy results, which included an all-time single-day handle record on Toyota Blue Grass Day, were driven by top-quality racing that featured the return of a number of horses who competed in the Breeders' Cup World Championships at […]
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Click here to access the Betmix Free Race of the day Download the Free PP: Churchill Downs Race 9 Opening day at Churchill Downs, one week until the Derby! Today's free race is a 1 mile dirt allowance race, and speed factors are dominant. This type of race has been relatively easy to handicap at Churchill, and […]
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The U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida entered a permanent injunction against Paul W. Franck, who has owned and operated numerous compounding pharmacies, to enjoin the distribution of certain sterile drugs products, the Department of Justice announced today. “The American people must be protected from compounded sterile drugs that pose a risk […]
A small group of activists gathered at the Pinellas County Courthouse Friday afternoon to protest the deaths of three black teenage girls who drowned last month in a stolen car. The mixed-race group shouted slogans that included “Jail the killer cops!” and demanded reparations for the girls and other African-American teens that, they said, died […]
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