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4 hrs ago | Switched

Add Horsepower to America's Economic Engine: Pass a Real Transportation Bill

In the next few hours, Congress has the opportunity to transform a crisis into a remarkable opportunity.

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8 hrs ago | Bradenton.com

Arkansas Derby to again highlight Oaklawn season

Oaklawn Park's 2015 racing season will again be highlighted by the $1 million Arkansas Derby with the Kentucky Derby prep coming on the track's closing card.

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10 hrs ago | Cleveland.com

Northfield Park's Aaron Merriman headed to Hambletonian on Saturday -- Horse Racing Insider

Ronnie Wrenn Jr. is to be honored by Northfield Park at its annual Wall of Fame banquet on Aug. 10 for winning the 2013 National Dash Driving Championship.

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14 hrs ago | Morning Journal

Derby has a taste of Goodness

Granted, there are trainers bringing more accomplished horses to Saturday's Grade 2, $750,000 West Virginia Derby.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Blood Horse

CDI Reports Record Second Quarter Revenues

Churchill Downs Inc. reported July 30 that the track and casino company had record second quarter net revenues of $303.7 million, up 7% over the $283.6 million figure for the same period a year ago.

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The Miami Herald

Wake Up Nick wins Graduation Stakes at Del Mar

Wake Up Nick won the $100,000 Graduation Stakes for 2-year-olds by 4 1/4 lengths at Del Mar on Wednesday.

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Business Journal

Strong Derby, Oaks help Churchill Downs post higher 2Q earnings

Strong results for the Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks helped Churchill Downs Inc. post higher earnings for the second quarter and first half.

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Blood Horse

New York-Bred Palace At Home In Vanderbilt

Antonino Miuccio's Palace, who won a stakes for New York-breds last summer at the Spa, has also won added-money events at horse has been off the board just three times in 19 starts, winning nine, and he has finished in the top three in all three of his Saratoga outings.

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Will Take Charge vs. Palace Malice in Whitney

Dogwood Stable's Palace Malice, the Belmont Stakes winner of 2013 who has strung together four straight victories this year, is the even-money favorite for the Whitney from post 5 with Hall of Fame rider John Velazquez in the irons.

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Blood Horse

Federal Judge Dismisses Dutrow Lawsuit

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit filed by trainer Rick Dutrow Jr. against the New York State Gaming Commission, the Association of Racing Commissioners International, and two New York regulators.

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WKYT

Woodford Reserve makes donation to Old Friends

The donation to the Old Friends Retirement Center stems from net proceeds raised during the sale of 89 exclusive Mint Julep Cups during the Kentucky Derby.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Bradenton.com

Coltimus Prime gets it done in Prince of Wales Stakes

Coltimus Prime, once on the Kentucky Derby trail, went wire-to-wire to win Tuesday's 79th edition of the $500,000 Prince of Wales Stakes at Fort Erie.

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Business Journal

It takes quite a few businesses to pull off a PGA Championship

If you're going to bring 250,000 golf spectators to town, you're going to need a lot of help doing it.

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Lowell Sun

Archer misfires after Ortiz trots

My wife delivered three babies quicker than it takes David Ortiz to circle the bases after he launches a home run.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

SavannahNow

Broughton Street gets 'iron horse'

Is this modernistic horse statue, along with other barnyard artwork, a political statement? Or, is it a space-filling touch of whimsy? This sculpture of an iron horse caused a student riot in the 1950s when it placed on the campus of the University of Georgia.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Nine set to go in West Virginia Derby

Louisiana Derby winner Vicar's in Trouble heads a field of nine 3-year-olds for Saturday's 45th running of the 1 1/8- mile, $750,000 West Virginia Derby at Mountaineer Park.

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Blood Horse

Grade II Winners to Battle in WV Derby

Three-time graded stakes winner Tapiture, owned by Winchell Thoroughbreds, gets in at 120 pounds.

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Business Journal

New Hometown Heroes banner has PGA ties

The civic group created and runs the Hometown Heroes banner program, which celebrates the achievements of Louisville residents with banners hanging around town.

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NOLA.com

Hall of Fame jockey Eddie Delahoussaye is No. 25 on Louisiana's list of all-time top 51 athletes

Sunny's Halo, with Eddie DeLahoussaye up, crosses the finish line in 2:02 1/5 to win the 109th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky Saturday May 7, 1983.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Blood Horse

Vyjack to Return to Sprinting in Vanderbilt

In his latest work July 25, he breezed five furlongs in :59.03 under jockey Irad Ortiz, Jr., ranking first of 31 horses.

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