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48 min ago | Blood Horse

Eight Stakes Set for Churchill in September

The schedule is topped by a pair of stakes events for 2-year-olds that could have an impact on the Breeders' Cup World Championships and racing's spring classics.

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4 hrs ago | WAVE-TV Louisville

Sad fact: Louisville ranks among America's unhappiest cities

How happy are Louisvillians? According to research by the University of British Columbia and Harvard, the answer is, "not very."

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6 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

San Diego Handicap draws field of 11 thoroughbreds

Imperative, winner of the Charles Town Classic, headlines a field of 11 evenly matched thoroughbreds for the 73rd running of the $200,000 San Diego Handicap at Del Mar on Saturday.

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8 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Trainer Art Sherman to receive Pincay Award

It will be presented at Del Mar for the first time, having moved from Betfair Hollywood Park, which was shuttered in December.

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8 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Tonalist headlines Jim Dandy Stakes

Belmont Stakes winner Tonalist tops a field of seven 3-year-olds for Saturday's $600,000 Jim Dandy Stakes at Saratoga Race Course.

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8 hrs ago | Blood Horse

Art Sherman to Receive Laffit Pincay Award

Sherman will receive the award and its distinctive trophy July 27 in winner's circle ceremonies at between the day's fourth and fifth races.

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9 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

Samraat is injured, season is over for

Trainer Rick Violette was hoping that the star of his barn, Samraat, was going to have a big second half of the 3-year-old season.

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13 hrs ago | Phillymag.com

Hey Philly, Youa ll Never Guess Who Made the a oeUnhappiest Citiesa List

God as our witness, we have no idea whether this is good news or bad news. So let's try it: Apparently Buffalo is sadder.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

WUSA-TV Washington

Second careers for race horses

Second careers for race horses Some well-known equestrians in Maryland are trying to give thoroughbreds a second chance, off the track.

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USA Today

Queen Elizabeth II's horse tests positive for banned substance

Britian's Queen Elizabeth II is a lifelong horse enthusiast, and she even attended the 2007 Kentucky Derby.

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Blood Horse

Jerkens Aims for 'Wicked Strong' Saratoga

The son of Hall of Famer H. Allen Jerkens has been coming to the races at Saratoga since he was a child, when horses became his world.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Blood Horse

Commanding Curve Entered in Curlin Stakes

The 1 1/8-mile Curlin is for 3-year-olds which have not won a graded stakes over a mile in 2014.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

NJ.com

Izenberg: A woman and a horse with a common bond a " lots of heart

The story on the wires said that a 6-year-old thoroughbred and the reigning Breeders Cup Classic champion, named Mucho Macho Man, was retired Tuesday to stand at stud next year.

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Blood Horse

Tonalist Breezes in Advance of Jim Dandy

The breeze, in preparation for the July 26 test for 3-year-olds, followed three moves at Trained by Christophe Clement for Robert Evans, Tonalist, with exercise rider Alvaro Hernandez up, commenced the work 1 1/2 lengths in front of Life in Shambles, who was ridden by Joel Rosario.

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Albany Times Union

Samraat ready to run somewhere

Sami Blumenthal 22 of Chicago cheers on her horse in the second race Saturday afternoon July 19, 2014 at the Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Samraat, the hard-knocking New York-bred, is going to run next weekend.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Blood Horse

Medal Count in Haskell Tuneup at Churchill

July 19. The third-place finisher in the Belmont Stakes clocked five furlongs in 1:00 4/5 over the Churchill main track, third best of 25 at the distance on the morning.

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Cleveland.com

East Hall shocks favorites to win $300,000 Ohio Derby at ThistleDown Racino

East Hall waited in the soggy wings as the favored front-runners dueled in Saturday's 80th running of the $300,000 Ohio Derby at ThistleDown Racino, then danced through the raindrops down the stretch to win in the final few yards of the 1 1/16-mile stakes race.

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Lexington Herald-Leader

Trainer likes what he sees in California Chrome

Leading 3-year-old California Chrome received a special visitor this week at his stable at Los Alamitos Race Course.

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UPI

horse racing weekend advance

Two iconic race tracks reopen for business this weekend -- one of them welcoming an iconic jockey for the first time -- while the sport bids adieu to a pair of its stars.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Blood Horse

Delta Jackpot Scheduled for Nov. 22

Casino & Hotel has released its 2014-15 stakes schedule consisting of 32 stakes worth $4.6 million, highlighted by the $1 million Delta Downs Jackpot Nov. 22. The 88-day season at the Vinton, La., track runs from Oct. 15, 2014-March 14, 2015.

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