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Yesterday | Blood Horse

Mixed Results at Keeneland Sept Book 2 Opener

The Keeneland September sale's Book 2 portion began Sept. 13 with mixed results, but the sale's overall median remained 2.8% ahead of last year's at the same point, reflecting some of the strength seen in the 13-day auction's Book 1 portion.

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Saturday | The San Diego Union-Tribune

Art Sherman: 'Philly cheesesteaks, here we come'

California Chrome, put in his final work Saturday at Los Alamitos and will race next in the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby next Saturday at Parx. - Ed Zieralski California Chrome, put in his final work Saturday at Los Alamitos and will race next in the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby next Saturday at Parx.

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Saturday | BleacherReport

Floyd Mayweather Fight Odds, Start Time, Undefeated Record and Highlights

Floyd Mayweather is an American boxer. Floyd Mayweather is an American boxer who will be fighting Marcos Maidana on Saturday night.

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Saturday | American Reporter

On Native GroundA Nation Gone Insane

Along with "If God had wanted a Panama Canal, he would have put one here," "The Titanic... could keep afloat indefinitely after being struck" and "Truth will become the hallmark of a Nixon Administration," we can now add, "Colts should run against colts, and fillies should run against fillies." These last immortal words were spoken by horse breeder Dolphus Morrison when it was suggested that a fast filly he had bred and named after his granddaughter, Rachel Alexandra, should run against the boys in this year's Kentucky Derby.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Miami Herald

Up the Backstretch: No Wise Dan means Woodbine Mile wide open

Philadelphia, PA - For the first time since 2011 a thoroughbred other than Wise Dan will win Sunday's $1 million Woodbine Mile. The two-time Horse of the Year raced just two weeks ago at Saratoga as he was making his return to the track by winning the Bernard Baruch after missing time following intestinal surgery.

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Blood Horse

NTWAB to Honor Sherman, Campbell, Others

Sherman will receive the Mr. Fitz Award, named for the legendary trainer "Sunny" Jim Fitzsimmons. Sherman first experienced the Kentucky Derby when he shared a boxcar with Swaps, the 1955 winner, from Los Angeles to Louisville.

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Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

Billy Eichner, David Letterman play 'Celebrity Child or Kentucky Derby Winner?'

Last Thursday night, professional shouter and comedian Billy Eichner went on the Late Show to play "Celebrity Child or Kentucky Derby Winner?" The title of the game speaks for itself as Eichner challenged Letterman to guess whether a kooky name was that of a celebrity's kid or a winner of the famed horse race. With names like Pilot Inspektor, Diva Muffin, and Bluebell Madonna, it actually gets pretty hard to discern between horse or human name.

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CBS News

Letterman enjoys being yelled at by Billy Eichner

Comedian Billy Eichner stopped by the "Late Show with David Letterman" on Thursday night and played a rousing game of "Celebrity Child or Kentucky Derby Winner?" with the host. The game was simple: Letterman had to guess if each name belonged to a celebrity's child or a prize-winning horse.

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Blood Horse

Canadian Horse of the Year Uncaptured Retired

12. In three seasons of racing Uncaptured, bred in Ontario by William D. Graham, won seven of 18 lifetime starts, placed in six others, en route to earnings of $1,065,147. "He has a mind of steel," Casse said.

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Washington Examiner

DC to hold lottery for ballot position

It's not exactly the Kentucky Derby draw, but candidates in the District of Columbia's political horse races are still hoping to land a favorable position. The D.C. Board of Elections will hold a lottery on Friday to determine the order of names on the ballot.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Detroit News

Home cooking helps Tigers' division, playoff chances

Manager Brad Ausmus and the Tigers have a schedule, and a sudden look about them, that probably should deliver to a team with its savvy a fourth consecutive division title. Tigers followers insist they want no late-September drama.

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Blood Horse

AmericasBestRacing.net to Stream Penn Derby

20 will be streamed live at AmericasBestRacing.net. Beginning at 4:30 p.m. ET, the 90-minute telecast from in Bensalem, Pa., outside Philadelphia, will be a feed of the regional broadcast produced by The Comcast Network.

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Examiner.com

How to Bet Online in America: Can You?

Although America has several online betting contradictions, there is one surefire way to know if you are eligible to bet online. Events like the FIFA World Cup tournament, March Madness brackets, and the Kentucky Derby have bettors around the world captivated.

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NewsReview.com

50 to 1

The title refers to the odds against Mine That Bird, the 2-year-old gelding that won a surprise victory in the 2009 Kentucky Derby, and the movie tells us how he got to the winner's circle with owners Mark Allen and Leonard Blach , trainer Chip Woolley and jockey Calvin Borel . Everybody loves a good sports movie where the underdog comes from behind, and director Jim Wilson and his co-writer Faith Conroy don't blow it.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

Chronicle of the Horse

McCarron, Jenkins, and Crump to Judge America's Most Wanted Thoroughbred Contest

Chris McCarron, Rodney Jenkins, and Diane Crump will team up at Pimlico Race Course on Sunday, October 5 to provide commentary and insight on the performances of ten Thoroughbred ex-racehorses performing in ten equestrian sports during the Retired Racehorse Project's Thoroughbred Makeover: A Marketplace and National Symposium. America's Most Wanted Thoroughbred Contest is designed to educate the equestrian public about the process of training an ex-racehorse for a second career.

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Blood Horse

Super Saver Primed for Success

"We laugh at times that we won the Derby on the wrong year," said Elliott Walden, president of WinStar, which is owned by Kenny Troutt. "The market was at its lowest.

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Daily Racing Form

Smiling Tiger to Harris Farms for 2015

Multiple Grade 1 winner and young sire Smiling Tiger will relocate to Harris Farms in Coalinga, Calif., for the 2015 breeding season. The 7-year-old son of Hold That Tiger debuted at stud in 2014, standing at Premier Equine Center in Oakdale, Calif., for an advertised fee of $5,000.

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MarketWatch

Retire Here, Not There:

Kentucky offers plenty to appeal to retirees, including an affordable cost of living, friendly people, arts and culture, and natural beauty in the form of rolling hills, gentle mountains and grassy plains . The Bluegrass State has a temperate climate, and outdoorsy boomers can take advantage of activities ranging from boating and fishing to hiking and mountain biking in the Appalachian foothills.

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American Reporter

On Native GroundA Nation Gone Insane

Along with "If God had wanted a Panama Canal, he would have put one here," "The Titanic... could keep afloat indefinitely after being struck" and "Truth will become the hallmark of a Nixon Administration," we can now add, "Colts should run against colts, and fillies should run against fillies." These last immortal words were spoken by horse breeder Dolphus Morrison when it was suggested that a fast filly he had bred and named after his granddaughter, Rachel Alexandra, should run against the boys in this year's Kentucky Derby.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

Blood Horse

Haskin: Early Lowdown on the BC Classic

With only one prep to go for all the Breeders' Cup Classic hopefuls, and with a lull in the action, this seems like a good time to get an early glimpse at how the race might shape up and what each horse has to do to give him the best chance of winning and what he has to avoid. There is an old adage in advertising, which goes: "Sell the sizzle not the steak."

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