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49 min ago | Blood Horse

The Influence of His Majesty

This year's Belmont Stakes quietly showcased the influence of one of the finest sources of stamina in American breeding.

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4 hrs ago | The Community Voice

County fair to host 'Hat Day at the Races' Aug. 2

The Kentucky Derby has already been run, but those attending the horse races at the Sonoma County Fair still have a chance to celebrate derby style at the fourth annual Hat Day at the Races on Saturday, Aug. 2. The event begins at 1 p.m. in the VIP tent near the racing grandstands.

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9 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Los Alamitos gets good reviews for track surface

Los Alamitos Race Course, running its first thoroughbred meet in 23 years, is getting good reviews for its reconfigured racetrack.

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11 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Wise Dan back in training after surgery

Wise Dan, the reigning two-time Horse of the Year, had his first workout Friday morning since his colic surgery in May. The 7-year-old gelding, trained by Charlie LoPresti, put in a four furlong workout at Keeneland in 50 2/5 seconds with exercise rider Damien Rock.

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11 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Belle of Louisville highlights visit to Derby City

Maddie and Anders Clark try to lift the huge, six-story bat in front of the Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory.

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14 hrs ago | The Des Moines Register

Film with local ties opens in Pleasant Hill

Mine That Bird's trainer, Chip Woolley, is currently training and racing horses at Prairie Meadows Racetrack in Altoona.

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18 hrs ago | The Age

Good pedigree: Russet's sire Big Brown takes the Kentucky Derby six years ago.

A little more than a week after Testashadow shed his "show pony" tag, Gary Portelli hopes to confirm his suspicion about first-season sire Big Brown when eye-catching colt Russet makes his debut at Randwick.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Chrome continues to bring gold to California horse racing

It's not Chrome, but Cal Expo hopes racing fans go for a new Gold Rush – and Gold Strike – when thoroughbred racing returns today to Sacramento.

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CBS Local

California Chrome To Return To Los Alamitos July 17; Owners Want $50K To Parade At Del Mar

Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome will return to his home stable in Los Alamitos on July 17 after taking some time off after a grueling Triple Crown run during the spring.

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Room 8

California Chrome will be heavily favoredvc

Now he swivels and points to a three story building on the grounds of Hurlburt Field, outside of Pensacola.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

HarnesRacing

EquiLottery unique game for lottery players

EquiLottery LLC is now offering its new innovative horse racing and lottery game, EquiLottery, which combines the excitement of live horse racing with lottery terminals across the world.

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The Independent

Postcard from... Central Valley

Tim Walker is The Independent's Los Angeles correspondent, covering entertainment and other concerns from the West Coast of the US.

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WFIE-TV Evansville

Members of USS Louisville visit namesake city

Taste of Kentucky opened their doors to show their gratitude to the sailors from the USS Louisville and offer them baskets and samples of bourbon barrel cake and Kentucky Derby Pie.

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Gloversville Leader-Herald

Sanford family to be featured

Renowned author and racing historian Michael Veitch will host a presentation discussing the thoroughbred racing legacy of the famed Sanford family Thursday at the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame.

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Switched

Dog Racing Nearing An End After Gambling Woes, Racing Foes Plague Tracks

A mural-sized photograph at Flagler Dog Track celebrates the good old days, decades gone: Men and women in their finest clothes lean against the fence to catch a glimpse of the greyhounds, the stands emblazoned with red, white and blue bunting, radio men perched in a booth to bring the action to fans at home.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Major League Baseball

Germany joins list of routs on sports' biggest stages

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Blood Horse

Palm Meadows to Undergo Resurfacing

Winter home and training center to five of the past nine winners of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands and six of the past 11 winners of the Belmont Stakes , the Florida track is currently being surveyed.

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Blood Horse

Slideshow: Dynaformer Retrospective

Dynaformer scored his second graded stakes victory in the 1988 Grade II Discovery Handicap at Aqueduct.

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Business Journal

Louisville comedy club finding its footing

When I called up comedian Steve Hofstetter last week to talk about his television show filming in Louisville , I took the chance to ask how business is at The Laughing Derby since Hofstetter and three others purchased the Louisville comedy club last year.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

Blood Horse

Podcast: Trainer Mark Casse and Queen's Plate

He also discusses the trend toward racetracks converting their artificial surfaces back to dirt and what effect that might have on his stable operation.

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