The Grade 1, $500,000 Gold Cup at Santa Anita features 2015 Gold Cup winner Hard Aces as well as Hoppertunity, who came up a nose short on the wire one year ago. A year ago, Hard Aces finished third in the Grade 2 Californian Stakes one month prior to the Gold Cup and this year […]
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It's truly amazing what a single person can accomplish when they really set their mind to something. Sometimes an individual's unwavering dedication to what they believe is right can change the world. In the case of psychologist Michelle “Shelley” Blodgett, her dedication to what she felt was the right thing to do will soon change […]
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Crews have been fighting twin wildfires for several days in the Los Angeles National Forest north of Duarte and Azusa, which have forced evacuations in the San Gabriel Valley. Several horse farms are in close proximity to the fires, and horse owners have had to scramble to get their animals to safety. The Blood-Horse reports that Santa Anita and […]
The Humane Society of the United States announced the formation of a new group to target reform in the horse racing industry on Thursday. The HSUS National Horse Racing Advisory Council will focus on promoting higher standards for equine welfare throughout the sport. Joe De Francis, former CEO of the Maryland Jockey Club, will chair the […]
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A two-time graded stakes winner at Santa Anita this past winter, slow starting Kobe's Back, along with sharp recent allowance winner Lord Nelson, and multiple stakes winner Subtle Indian, head a powerful field of eight sprinters in Saturday's Grade I, $300,000 Triple Bend Stakes at seven furlongs. First run as the Lakes and Flowers Handicap […]
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A total of 39 jockeys will compete for their home countries in the third annual World Jockey Challenge slated for Saturday, June 25 at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino. The jockeys will compete in their regularly scheduled races with hopes of bringing in accumulative points for their home countries. There are 10 countries represented in […]
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As the heat and humidity really take hold in many parts of the country, summer sores in become an increasing concern for many horse owners. Caused by stable flies and the larvae of a stomach worm (Habronema muscae), summer sores are an overwhelming inflammatory reaction to the stomach worm larvae, which are deposited onto wounds and […]
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Twenty-one of the 50 trainers with the most starts at the 2015-16 Gulfstream Park championship meeting were served with administrative complaints for medication violations since new regulations went into effect in January. The new regulations for therapeutic medications, signed into law by Gov. Rick Scott in June 2015, follow the drug schedule, threshold levels and withdrawal […]
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Recent Santa Anita Handicap winner Melatonin, streaking Second Summer, Grade I winner Hoppertunity, defending champ Hard Aces and multiple (turf) graded winner Bal a Bali head a field of eight 3-year-olds and up in Saturday's Grade I, $500,000 Gold Cup at Santa Anita, to be contested for the 77th time at a mile and a […]
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Preakness winner Exaggerator has returned to light training at Belmont Park after finishing eleventh in the Grade 1 Belmont Stakes. The Daily Racing Form‘s David Grening reported that the Keith Desormeaux trainee jogged two miles Wednesday and will gallop on Saturday. The colt has shown good energy in the morning, trying to rear a few times […]
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