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  1. Today in history: 5 killed in 'Battle of Alcatraz'Read the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | The Gaston Gazette

    On May 2, 1946, violence erupted during a foiled escape attempt at the Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary in San Francisco Bay; the "Battle of Alcatraz" claimed the lives of three inmates and two correctional officers before it was put down two days later. In 1536, Anne Boleyn, second wife of King Henry VIII, was arrested and charged with adultery; she was beheaded 17 days later.

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  2. Great Scott, a recordRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Warrnambool Standard

    On a high: Richard Cully guides No Song No Supper over a jump on Sunday ahead of Thursday's Grand Annual Steeplechase. Picture: Rob Gunstone CROSSLEY trainer Quinton Scott holds a unique record relating to Warrnambool's May Racing Carnival which will never possibly be broken.

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  3. Yours for A 4.75m - Dorset racing stables up for saleRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Dorsetecho.co.uk

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  4. Play It Forward May 2-8: A Triple Crown repeat? It has to start again in Kentucky on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | LA Daily News

    There's Suddenbreakingnews in this Derby. Actually, that's the name of one of the 20 contenders for this race, a name that barely fits into the rules of naming a thoroughbred according to the Jockey Club registry rules .

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  5. Graham's Jekyll and Hyde filly dazzles in APG finalRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | HarnessLink.com

    Park Life was one of three fillies Graham had in work and was the slowest of the trio. hadn't entered Graham's mind but he nominated her for the Group 3 Paleface Adios Classic and despite being the stable's second elect, finished third behind Maestro Bellini.

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  6. Club day runs at full gallopRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Bega District News

    A Club Day race meet held at the Sapphire Coast Turf Club was a great success on Sunday, though gusty winds did impact some proceedings, but not the crowd. "Early it was light winds and overcast then as the clouds parted, the winds picked up to 70kmh gusts, but the windy conditions didn't dampen the enthusiasm of racergoers that turned out for a fantastic day," club secretary/manager Rob Tweedie said.

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  7. Nyquist carries hopes for Triple CrownRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Journal Gazette

    A year after American Pharoah thrilled the sports world by winning horse racing's first Triple Crown in 37 years, here comes Nyquist.

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  8. Spare Me Days! Cups bonuses go to GoulburnRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | HarnessLink.com

    Spare Me Days won two of the six legs of the bonus - the Young Cup and Saturday night's Bulli Cup. The four year old also ran second in the Goulburn Cup, Penrith's Renshaw Cup and Bankstown's Sydney Cup.

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  9. Announcer Michael Wrona bows out at Golden Gate FieldsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | SFGate

    With a final "Hooroo" after Sunday's ninth race, track announcer Michael Wrona signed off of his tenure at Golden Gate Fields - he's bound for Santa Anita, where he and his Australian accent begin full-time employment Thursday. Wrona, 50, began announcing at Golden Gate Fields in 1992 and worked off and on there and at Bay Meadows before landing both tracks in 2005.

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  10. CambridgeNews published QIPCO 2000 Guineas: Hugo Palmer strikes with Galileo Gold in...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Cambridge Evening News

    There can arguably be no greater feeling for a Newmarket trainer than to claim their first British Classic victory on home turf. Hugo Palmer now knows that joy as his quiet confidence in Galileo Gold proved justified after storming to a surprise victory in Saturday's QIPCO 2000 Guineas at Newmarket .

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  11. CambridgeNews published Guineas Festival 2016: Arabian Queen may head to Coronation CupRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Cambridge Evening News

    Usherette ridden by Mickael Barzalona wins The Charm Spirit At Tweenhills In 2017 Dahlia Stakes ahead of Arabian Queen ridden by Silvestre De Sousa. Picture: PA.

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  12. Nyquist keeps the top spotRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    Now we are getting right on down to it: This is my last Kentucky Derby poll, ranking the top 12 contenders in Saturday's Run for the Roses. This does not mean that I am going to pick Nyquist to win the race or Mohaymen to finish second.

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  13. Track ChangesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The New Yorker

    ... the first Kentucky Derby was run, in 1875, thirteen of the fifteen jockeys were black, including the winner. Horse racing was the first professional sport in the country open to African-Americans, and, until the early twentieth century, it was the ...

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  14. Mixed luck for top sprinterRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Examiner

    DUAL Tasmanian Newmarket winner Hellova Street will go into Wednesday's $150,000 Wangoom Handicap at Warrnambool with two things in his favour and one against. The five-year-old, to be ridden by top Victorian jockey Mark Zahra, has drawn a reasonable barrier and is not harshly weighted with 57 kilograms.

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  15. The WilliesWAS 'Swine Flu' an Attempt to Asassinate Obama?Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | American Reporter

    About six months before the H1N1 'swine flu' virus broke out, an immigrant from Bangladesh began selling food on the streets of Mexico City. Shortly before his own death, the food vendor was visited by his brother, who became ill and returned to Bangladesh .

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  16. Races back on at Arlington Park after legal dispute settledRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Northwest Herald

    ARLINGTON HEIGHTS – Opening day at Arlington International Racecourse is back on following an agreement to resolve a lawsuit that threatened the summer horse racing season at the track. An agreement was announced Friday between a facility formerly known as Arlington Park and the Illinois Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association.

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  17. After American Pharoah's success, trainer Baffert looks for another Kentucky DerbyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    American Pharoah brought horse racing its first Triple Crown in 37 years. The colt's treat menu from his trainer features more than peppermints, apple strips and bargain-level carrots.

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  18. First Look: Inside the new American Pharoah ExhibitRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WAVE-TV Louisville

    It's filled with trophies from the Triple Crown-winning horse's career and the careers of everyone involved in the wins. Train Bob Baffert joined jockey Victor Espinoza and owner Ahmed Zayat shared memories of their Kentucky Derby win and Pharoah's racing career.

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  19. NoteworthyRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

    ... Cross was able to score for the Orange with no time left on the clock to tie the game and send it to overtime. Horse racing: Nyquist has stepped onto the track at Churchill Downs for the first time to begin his final preparations for the Kentucky ...

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  20. Slice of history awaitsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Warrnambool Standard

    Eye on the prize: Trainer Eric Musgrove and last year's winner Thubiaan are aiming for consecutive Brierly Steeplechase wins. Picture: Amy Paton Musgrove, who is chasing his fourth Brierly victory, said he was delighted with Thubiaan's condition leading into the $125,000 race since his outstanding last-start win in the Great Eastern Steeplechase at Oakbank on Easter Monday.

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