Olympic gold medal swimmer Michael Phelps caused a stir when he began investing in Thoroughbreds a few years ago, but the new owner has yet to make a splash at the upper levels of horse racing. That doesn't mean his horses are untalented, however. NBC reported Thursday that Phelps' horse Water Cube, who has been in […]
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Trainer Todd Pletcher will be well represented in Saturday's Grade 1, $1 million Ogden Phipps, entering a formidable duo in Curalina and Stopchargingmaria to top an exceptionally competitive 48th edition on Belmont Stakes Day at Belmont Park. Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners' Curalina will attempt to duplicate a dominant effort in the Grade 1 La Troienne on […]
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With the race now just two days away, trainer Christophe Clement sent his Belmont Stakes contender Governor Malibu to the main track for a blow out this morning. Breezing four furlongs in :52 2/5. Clement was pleased with the work and how his trainee is looking heading into Saturday's race. “He had a very easy […]
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Brian Lynch surrendered his trainer's license to New York State Gaming Commission officials on Wednesday as a result of failing a random drug test earlier this week. The Daily Racing Form reports that Lynch met with gaming commission officials on Wednesday, and admitted he had smoked a “vapor stick” that contained tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), a chemical associated with […]
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With an eye-catching performance in the Prix d'Ispahan (G1) during his European debut, A Shin Hakari (JPN)  has claimed the top spot in the fourth edition of the Longines World's Best Racehorse Rankings for 2016. LONGINES World's Best Racehorse Rankings Leading Horses click here for complete rankings Rank Horse Rating Trained 1 A SHIN HIKARI (JPN) […]
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With the aim to constantly improve buyers' and vendors' working conditions at its sales, Arqana has taken the significant step towards the introduction of a vet file repository. This service will provide veterinary surgeons mandated by buyers with an easy, centralized access to all veterinary documents (X-rays, scope videos etc.) available for horses offered at a […]
The Minnesota horse racing industry received a significant boost from the state legislature and governor this session when legislation was passed and signed into law authorizing the licensing and oversight of advance deposit wagering providers in the state. Advance deposit wagering, also known as “ADW” or “account wagering,” is a widely used form of wagering […]
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The TCI guys preview the final jewel of the 2016 Triple Crown – Saturday's Belmont Stakes (G1), the “Test of the Champion” at the grueling 1 1/2-mile distance. Can Exaggerator take a big step towards a possible end-of-year championship, or is he set up to be the most recent from a long line of big […]
A proper warm-up will set the tone, both mentally and physically, for the rest of your ride. Whether your horse is a high-performance athlete (like a racehorse or show horse), in regular work as a lower-level riding or show horse or even just taking a hack with you every once in a while, a proper […]
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Farrier Pat Barrett's day seemed to be like any other one fall day in 2009. He was at a client's farm and, with his assistant, was getting horses from a rocky corral to trim hooves – something he had done time and time again over his 45-year career. On this day, however, he was knocked […]
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