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Yesterday | Blood Horse
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.
Saturday | The San Diego Union-Tribune
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.
Saturday | BleacherReport
Floyd Mayweather is an American boxer. Floyd Mayweather is an American boxer who will be fighting Marcos Maidana on Saturday night.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
"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.
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.
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.
Updated: Sat Sep 13, 2014 07:26 pm
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