The Stronach 5, which has rewarded bettors its first three weeks with strong yields on investment, returns Friday with races from Santa Anita Park, Gulfstream West, Laurel Park and Golden Gate Fields. The wager, featuring a $50,000 guaranteed pool and an industry-low 12-percent takeout, begins with Gulfstream West's seventh race, featuring 11 2-year-old fillies going […]
More than 100 New York-breds are assembled for a special 11-race card on Saturday at Belmont Park to celebrate the best of New York for the annual Empire Showcase Day. In addition to eight stakes races worth $1.75 million, anchored by the $300,000 Empire Classic Handicap, Empire Showcase Day will be broadcast on the critically acclaimed Belmont […]
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Book 2 of the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale came to a conclusion with colts by leading first-season sires No Nay Never and Kingman, and the established Dark Angel, leading the way. The sale turnover was a record, whilst the average and median were both on a par with last year's wide-margin record-breaking sale. The clearance […]
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The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) and Monmouth at Far Hills will partner to offer horseplayers an all-stakes Pick 4 on Saturday, October 20. The Empire Showcase Day card from Belmont Park features eight stakes races for New York-bred horses including the featured $300,000 Empire Classic, a 1 1/8 miles dirt route for 3-year-olds […]
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The North Dakota Racing Commission (NDRC), governed by a five-member commission, is seeking an Executive Director in Bismarck, N.D., to lead and oversee daily business operations, licensure, enforcement of rules and regulations, account deposit wagering activities, and the administration of special funds for the benefit of the horse racing industry in North Dakota. Hiring Salary […]
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Trainer Michael Trombetta entered My Sistersledge in the $125,000 Maryland Million Ladies Wednesday with supreme confidence that the 4-year-old daughter of Etched will be ready to defend her title in Saturday's 1 1/8-mile turf stakes for fillies and mares at Laurel Park. “Her form kind of speaks for itself,” Trombetta said. “She's a fighter. She […]
For a long time now, the biggest selling point for a horse coming off the track (or just about any horse) looking for a new home is, “Retired sound!” Unfortunately, many off-track Thoroughbreds come away with some physical issues, whether or not they were serious enough to necessitate the end of their racing careers. A […]
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The 29-year history of California-based Barretts Sales came to a close on Tuesday, with the $75,000 broodmare La Nez leading the way at the company's Fall Sale of Yearlings and Horses of All Ages at Fairplex Park in Pomona. La Nez, a Grade 1-placed stakes-winning Storm Creek mare, ensured the auction house went out on […]
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On Sunday, October 21, the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF) will host a “Maryland Friends of the TRF – Day at the Races” at Laurel Park to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the world's oldest and largest Thoroughbred rescue organization and the success of the TRF Second Chances Program located at the Central Maryland Correctional Facility […]
The United Kingdom Gambling Commission has fined Paddy Power Betfair £2.2 million ($2.9 million US) for allowing stolen money to be wagered through its betting exchanged and for failing to protect problem gamblers. An investigation found that the company did not have proper oversight in place to stop addicts from betting and that Paddy Power Betfair […]
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