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10 hrs ago | The San Diego Union-Tribune

Shared Belief no longer forgotten 3-year-old

The son of Candy Ride trained by Jerry Hollendorfer earned the Eclipse Award as 2-year-old champion after three straight wins that included the Grade I, $750,000 CashCall Futurity at Hollywood Park and the Grade III, $100,000 Hollywood Prevue.

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14 hrs ago | ESPN

'Wildcat' cuts back in distance for King's Bishop

Wildcat Red hasn't competed at less than 1 1/16 miles in five races since taking the February 1 Hutcheson at Gulfstream Park, but on Saturday will show his versatility by cutting back to seven furlongs for the Grade 1, $500,000 King's Bishop on the Travers Day undercard at Saratoga.

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20 hrs ago | Blood Horse

The Jockey Club Elects Six New Members

The Jockey Club has elected six new members - Ian G. Banwell, Everett R. Dobson, Helen Groves, Roy Jackson, William Shively, and Frank Stronach - it was announced Aug. 20. Banwell and his wife, Caroline, own St. George Farm near Lexington and race their horses as St. George Farm Racing.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Muncie Free Press

Play Online Bingo for Money with Luckity from Churchill Downs

LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY - Churchill Downs Incorporated is the company behind the Kentucky Derby and many other entertainment and sports ventures, but their latest website - According to the website, "Luckity.com is where you can play bingo online for a chance to win real cash prizes! Luckity.com features online bingo for money all day long, with big ... (more)

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Blood Horse

Big Three Clash in Rich Travers Stakes

We are all aware that Saratoga has always been known the "Graveyard of Favorites," and, with a number of intriguing unknown quantities in the field of 10, nothing should be taken for granted, despite the impressive credentials of the leading contenders.

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer

Bluffa s Big Day

I look at the roadside and see good grazing, at a fallen tree and see a jump. My phone autodials the farrier and my Mini hauls feed, so naturally my blog is about horses.

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Sunherald.com

Hats off to the American consumer

Above, an unidentified woman wears a hat for Kentucky Oaks Day in Churchill Downs.

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Blood Horse

Shared Belief Looking to Retain His Throne

However, the true threat to California Chrome may be running the following day against older horses in the $1 million not only is unbeaten and untested in five career starts, winning by margins ranging from 4 1/4 lengths to 7 3/4 lengths, he is the reigning 2-year-old champion, having romped in last year's CashCall Futurity and Hollywood Prevue ... (more)

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Fauquier.com

Bunny Mellona s former Upperville estate listed for $70 million

The 2,000 acre Upperville estate that once belonged to Paul and Rachel "Bunny" Mellon is listed for sale for $70 million.

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Albany Times Union

Phipps has its stake in Travers

Steam rises from horses after their bath Monday morning, Aug. 18, 2014, at Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Ogden Mills Phipps, 6, gives a horse treat to Travers entrant Mr. Speaker in the Phipps Stables barn Monday morning, Aug. 18, 2014, at the Oklahoma Training Center in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. #5 Syros with jockey Jack Doyle, ... (more)

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Examiner.com

California Chrome is honored at state capitol

In a first-ever resolution by the California legislature, a declaration was passed honoring the 2014 Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome .

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The Aiken Standard

Palace Malice's connections experimenting with blinkers following Whitney loss

Will Dogwood Stable's Palace Malice run in blinkers the next time he competes? It's a question that is on thoroughbred racing fans' minds because of what's been happening during the colt's training recently.

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Bradenton.com

Subtle changes in Thoroughbred Poll

Week 19 of the NTRA Thoroughbred Poll offered little movement among the 10 horses who have been inhabiting the recent rankings.

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Isportsweb.com

Horse Racing: Field of 10 Expected for the 2014 Travers Stakes

Led by 2014 Belmont Stakes winner Tonalist and 2014 Jim Dandy winner Wicked Strong , a field of 10 is expected to be drawn for Horse Racing's "Mid-Summer Derby", the 2014 Travers Stakes at Saratoga Race Course, on Tuesday at 6pm EST at Druthers, a restaurant in center city Saratoga.

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WAVE-TV Louisville

KDF seeking Kentuckiana royalty for 2015 festival

Wasn't the 2014 Kentucky Derby just three months ago? Already, the Kentucky Derby Festival is launching its search for members of the 2015 Royal Court.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Hollendorfer barn heats up for Pacific Classic

A foot injury sidelined him from the Triple Crown races as California's other talented 3-year-old, California Chrome, took over and won the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes.

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ABC News

ESPNTopNews

Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes runner-up Menifee drew the rail as the 9-5 morning-line favorite in today's 130th edition of the $1 million Travers Stakes at Saratoga Race Course.

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Albany Times Union

Long shot's trainer looked familiar

Stopchargingmaria with jockey John Velazquez aboard is lead to the winner's circle by owner Mike Repole and his wife Mari, for whom the horse was named, after winning the 134th running of the The Alabama Saturday afternoon Aug. 16, 2014 at the Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. The Saratoga winner's circle was filling up with Repoles ... (more)

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Denver Post

Kickin' it with Kiz: Pressure is on Broncos coach John Fox to produce

Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning talks with coach John Fox on Day 2 of the Denver Broncos 2014 training camp on July 25, 2014 at Dove Valley.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

SFGate

California Chrome being prepped with eye toward Breeders' Cup

California Chrome, who capped a six-race winning streak by becoming the first California-bred to sweep the Kentucky Derby and Preakness, is in the early stages of preparation for the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic on Nov. 1 at Santa Anita.

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