The Virginia Racing Commission gave unanimous approval at its Thursday (August 18) meeting to bring pari-mutuel harness racing back to the Commonwealth this fall at Shenandoah Downs. The limited license request was submitted by the Virginia Downs Foundation. The Virginia Equine Alliance (VEA) will provide race office personnel and conduct the races, and the Virginia […]
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Members of Delaware's racing industry are considering allowing exchange wagering to be offered at Delaware Park. The Racing Biz reports that exchange wagering was the subject of a lengthy discussion by the Delaware Thoroughbred Racing Commission (DTRC) during its meeting earlier this week. At the present time, exchange wagering is only offered in New Jersey, in conjunction […]
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The annual highlight of the Australian racing calendar, the Melbourne Cup, is imminent. In addition to the country's most prestigious and richest Thoroughbred race, the next few months will see an abundance of other world-class G1 races in Melbourne and Sydney. The Melbourne Racing Carnival will take center stage at the Flemington and Moonee Valley […]
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Songbird makes a bid for 10 consecutive victories this weekend as she puts her unblemished record on the line in Saturday's Alabama Stakes at Saratoga. Will she survive the “graveyard of champions” a second time? The same day on the West Coast, three of the nation's top horses will do battle in the Pacific Classic […]
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A two-year-old full sister to dual classic winner Minding is one of several racing-age fillies and broodmares recently acquired from Coolmore by a U.S. partnership consisting of Hill ‘n' Dale Farms, Glen Hill Farm and Heider Family Stables. According to an article in the Racing Post, John Sikura of Hill ‘n' Dale and Craig Bernick of Glen Hill confirmed […]