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Inside MLB Players' Gambling Habits, 25 Years After Pete Rose

Portland, 2008. I'm standing at the entrance of the clubhouse, the cavernous confines of the now defunct Portland Beavers, staring at a list of horse names hastily scrawled in black magic marker across a hunk of brown cardboard.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Examiner.com

Kentucky Derby winner I'll Have Another sold for $10 million

I'll Have Another attempted to become the first Triple Crown winner in 34 years but was retired with a tendon injury the day before he was to run in the Belmont Stakes.

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Blood Horse

I Spent It, Competitve Edge Enter Hopeful

While Tony Dutrow entered I Spent It in the Hopeful, the trainer says the colt likely will be scratched in favor of the Foxwoods Champagne Stakes at In the Toyota Saratoga Special Stakes Aug. 10, Alex and JoAnn Lieblong's I Spent It rallied from fourth and drew off in the stretch of the 6 1/2-furlong race to post a 2 3/4-length victory over ... (more)

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Examiner.com

Breeder's Cup World Championships at Santa Anita Preview

The Breeder's Cup World Championships will again return to Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, CA for the third consecutive year.

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Blood Horse

Churchill Downs Inc. Names Carstanjen CEO

The board of directors of Churchill Downs Inc. has named William Carstanjen the company's 12th chief executive officer, a position held by Robert L. Evans since August 2006.

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BleacherReport

Woodward Stakes 2014: Post Time, Post Positions, Contenders Odds and Schedule

While most of the year's biggest events are designed for young horses - most notably the Triple Crown, which features only three-year-olds - the Woodward Stakes is a premier event for the older crowd.

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CBS Local

California Chrome Expected To Make Comeback At Local Racetrack

Huge crowds are expected next month, should Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome race in the Pennsylvania Derby at Parx in Bensalem.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Pro Sound News

Lectrosonics TM400 Deployed at Churchill Downs for Wireless Test & Measurement

Churchill Downs, the thoroughbred racetrack most famous for hosting the annual Kentucky Derby, represents the epitome of professional horse racing.

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

Long Hot Summer takes Generous Portion Stakes

Long Hot Summer, a 2-year-old Street Boss filly, closed to take a contentious Generous Portion Stakes, three-quarters of a length in front of trainer Walther Solis' My Fiona, with Fernando Perez up.

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Los Angeles Times

Let the debate begin: Shared Belief vs. California Chrome

The $5-million Breeders' Cup Classic isn't until Nov. 1 at Santa Anita, but the debate has already begun over who's the better 3-year-old: California Chrome or Shared Belief.

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The Miami Herald

Wise Dan makes return in Bernard Baruch

Saratoga Springs, NY - Reigning two-time Horse of the Year Wise Dan will make his much anticipated return to racing in Saturday's $250,000 Bernard Baruch Stakes at Saratoga Race Course.

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Road to the Kentucky Derby Schedule Announced

The series of 35 select races, 19 "Prep Season" races, and 16 "Championship Series" races, is used to determine which horses qualify to the 141st running of the $2 million guaranteed Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands on Saturday, May 2, 2015 at The 1 1/16-mile Los Alamitos Futurity, a race formerly known as the Hollywood and CashCall Futurity ... (more)

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Blood Horse

Shared Belief's Hidden Key to Greatness

Is Shared Belief on the threshold of greatness? From a visual standpoint, he is an anomaly.

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Mine That Bird Movie Set for Wider Release

Oscar winner Jim Wilson's latest film, "50 to 1," the story of Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands winner and his New Mexico cowboy trainer and owners, is opening in dozens of new states in response to growing demand across the country.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

The Brattleboro Reformer

V.E. Day surprises in Travers

Hidden in the shadow of his more heralded stablemate, V. E. Day burst into the spotlight with a thrilling nose victory over Wicked Strong in the Grade 1 $1.25 million Travers Saturday at Saratoga Race Course.

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The New York Observer

'True Blood' Series Finale Recap: 'Thank You'

I've been through a lot of show ending finales. And for the really memorable ones, negative or positive, I always remember where I was.

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Examiner.com

Caim Hill wins Gigginstown House Midlands National Handicap Chase

On Friday, Caim Hill emerged victorious in the Gigginstown House Midlands National Handicap Chase at Kilbeggan.

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HarnessLink.com

Malcolm McPhail enters Dresden Hall of Fame

Long-time horseman and former OHHA director Malcolm McPhail was honoured at Dresden Raceway Sunday and became the first person inducted into the Dresden Raceway Hall of Fame.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Fresno Bee

Shared Belief wins $1 million Pacific Classic

Ridden by Hall of Famer Mike Smith, Shared Belief ran 1 1/4 miles on Polytrack in 2:00.28 and paid $4.40, $3.20 and $2.80 as the 6-5 favorite in the field of 10. Toast of New York returned $5.20 and $4.60, while Imperative was another 2 1/4 lengths back in third and paid $8.40 to show.

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Goldencents in Track-Record Pat O'Brien Romp

Goldencents' time of 1:20.99 for the seven furlongs over the Polytrack lowered the mark of 1:21.12 set by Fed Biz when he beat Goldencents by a length in last year's Pat O'Brien.

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