Jockey Benjamin Hernandez earned his first career win in the continental United States in the second race on Wednesday's card at Aqueduct Racetrack in New York, piloting Alright Alright [No. 5, $10.20] to victory for trainer John Toscano. The winner carried 110 pounds, with Hernandez getting a 10-pound weight break as an apprentice rider. “It's […]
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Jerry Bozzo, who passed away Sunday at the age of 98, will be remembered as the oldest winning Thoroughbred trainer in history, as well as a gentleman and a scholar. “He was a great gentleman. It was a pleasure to ride for him, but it was also a pleasure to know him,” said jockey Luca […]
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There are times when Niccolo Troiani and his girlfriend, Danni Griggs, feel as though they are foreigners in their native land as they work for accomplished trainer Robertino Diodoro. They have looked after horses at Turf Paradise, Oaklawn Park, Keeneland, Churchill Downs, Saratoga Race Course and Delta Downs – their current home – in the […]
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Ryalex drew attention at Carlisle Racecourse on Monday for his eye-catching 24-length victory in a 2 1/2-mile point-to-point contest, and also because the 7-year-old has only one ear. According to racingpost.com, the gelding usually races in a hood, but trainer Lucinda Russell removed the gear for this race. The resulting victory was Ryalex's first in 11 […]
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It was a fight to the finish between two of Indiana Grand's most accomplished trainers. At the conclusion of the 120-day meet Wednesday, Nov. 7, they could not be separated. Tom Amoss and Genaro Garcia each ended the season with 45 wins to be named 2018 Leading Trainer at Indiana Grand. Garcia earned his second […]
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South African officials are responding to public pressure to reduce or eliminate the use of whips in racing by running a whip-free race. A maiden seven furlong race at Turffontein went off Saturday as the first in a series of races that will be conducted in the country. The Racing Post noted the whip-free race […]
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A dozen horses from Panama arrived at Gulfstream Park Wednesday afternoon to prepare for the Clasico Internacional del Caribe Saturday, Dec. 8. The Panamanian horses joined 10 horses from Venezuela who arrived Saturday morning. Horses arriving from Panama included Fray Angelico, a son of Concerto who was second in last year's Clasico del Caribe at […]
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The seal will be broken on the fifth edition of fall racing at Del Mar come Friday afternoon. It is another chapter in a saga centered on the Southern California thoroughbred industry's resolve to carry on after the demise of Hollywood Park through new days at a favored venue for horsemen and fans alike. And […]
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With a growing reputation that puts it at the forefront of the nation's year-end race meets, Del Mar will present the fifth edition of its fall racing season starting this Friday for a four-week, 16-day run that will bring classy Thoroughbreds back to the seaside oval through Sunday, December 2. Either eight- or nine-race programs […]
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There will be a $51,331.91 carryover in the Stronach 5 November 9 after there were no winning tickets Friday afternoon. The national Pick 5 wager, with an industry-low 12-percent takeout, kicked off Friday with a $108.20 winner in Santa Anita's fourth race. That was followed by a $16 winner in Gulfstream Park West's ninth race. […]
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