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Former Derby Contender Strike Power Back To Racing After Eight-Month Layoff

Courtlandt Farms' Strike Power, a promising Triple Crown Prospect during the 2017-2018 Championship Meet, is set to make his first start in eight months in Thursday's featured race at Gulfstream Park. The 4-year-old son of Speightstown is scheduled to face eight rivals in Race 9, a 6 ½-furlong optional claiming allowance. The Mark Hennig-trained colt […]

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‘He Did More In Less Time Than Any Horse In History’: Recalling Justify’s Triple Crown Run

No competition in the United States compares to Belmont Park's spring-summer meet in its history-making potential. This year's 48-day meet offers 59 stakes worth $18.4 million and the hope that maybe, just maybe, a Triple Crown champion will be crowned for the third time in five years after the coronation of American Pharoah in 2015 […]

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Kentucky Derby Notes: Code Of Honor Arrives; Omaha Beach Set For Work With Mike Smith

William S. Farish's Code of Honor, winner of the Fountain of Youth (GII) and most recently third in the Florida Derby (GI), arrived at Churchill Downs early Wednesday afternoon from Keeneland where he had been training for the past few weeks to prepare for the 145th Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (GI). Trained by Shug McGaughey, who won […]

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Thoroughbred Idea Foundation: Industry Must Come Together On Lasix Issue

The sport which brings us together is at a turning point. We have been divided for far too long on a variety of issues that impact our business. Most notably, the “Lasix debate” has been a debilitating one, inhibiting our collective ability to move ahead. The time has come for the industry to compromise – […]

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Brown, Castellano Top Standings As Keeneland Meet Comes To A Close

With three days remaining in Keeneland's 16-day Spring Meet, the races for leading trainer and jockey are tight. Chad Brown is the leading trainer with nine wins. His final starter of the season, Queen Medb (IRE), is entered in today's sixth race. In second with seven wins is Brad Cox, who has one horse entered today […]

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Official Kentucky Derby Programs Available To Order Online For First Time

For the first time, fans, party hosts, horseplayers, and memorabilia collectors can have official Kentucky Derby 145 souvenir programs shipped right to their doorstep in time for Derby Day. Advance orders can be placed online at publications.churchilldowns.com. The glossy programs are identical to those sold on track at Churchill Downs on Kentucky Derby Day, with full past performances […]

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$1-Million Quality Road Filly Leads Second Day Of OBS Spring Sale

Many sale-goers predicted the second session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. Spring Sale of 2-Year-Olds In Training would have a higher tempo than Tuesday's opener, and they were spot-on. Twelve horses sold for more money than Tuesday's high price of $430,000, led by a $1-million Quality Road filly. Wednesday's session finished with 171 horses […]

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Virginia Tech: Crowdsourcing Capital To Make Helmets Safer

Virginia Tech is crowdfunding money to test equestrian helmets at their independent safety lab, which has been testing helmets for sports like football and cycling since 2011. Hopeful that testing will result in changes that make helmets even safer, $11,000 of the $25,000 goal has been raised so far. Equestrian sport is the leading cause […]

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Stronach Takes Family Feud Public; Wants Santa Anita Put In Trust

A standing room only crowd of over 200 people turned out on Tuesday evening in Arcadia, Calif., to hear Frank Stronach discuss his vision for the future of California racing while bitterly complaining about the way his daughter, Belinda Stronach, has run The Stronach Group – the family-owned company he founded that owns nearby Santa […]

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Stronach Takes Family Feud Public; Wants Santa Anita Put In Trust

A standing room only crowd of over 200 people turned out on Tuesday evening in Arcadia, Calif., to hear Frank Stronach discuss his vision for the future of California racing while bitterly complaining about the way his daughter, Belinda Stronach, has run The Stronach Group – the family-owned company he founded that owns nearby Santa […]

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