Horse Racing Newswire (Page 6)

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  1. Racing Deaths: Gender not an issue say jockey leadersRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Age

    Racing industry officials and experts say gender is not a key factor in why what seems a disproportionate number of female jockeys and trackwork riders are suffering fatal injuries on the race tracks and gallops of Australia. Victorian Jockeys Association chief executive Des O'Keeffe, speaking after the death of trackrider Friederike Ruhle , who fell from her mount during trackwork at Caulfield on Wednesday, believes that the seeming spate of deaths and serious injuries is, sadly, down to sheer ill fortune and a kind of grisly co-incidence.

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  2. Fodor's Travel editor Arabella Bowen: Wine (and bourbon) key 2015 must-seesRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Inside Bay Area

    The life of a professional travel writer doesn't include parachutes, according to Arabella Bowen, editor-in-chief of Fodor's Travel. Nor is it as dramatic as the lifestyle of Eugene Fodor, the company's namesake, who used travel to front his activities as a spy during the Cold War.

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  3. In Today's TDN:Read the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Thoroughbred Daily News

    As Lady Eli heads into Saturday's GI Belmont Oaks Invitational with a perfect five-for-five record, Steve Sherack profiles the Sheep Pond ownership group led by Sol Kumin and Jay Hanley... Francoise Dupuis, a bloodstock agent and California breeder, achieved her biggest success as a breeder last Saturday when Masochistic won the GI Triple Bend S... Christie DeBernardis has the story... Plus, with construction and renovations at The Red Mile in Lexington in full swing as the historic Standardbred track and crosstown neighbor Keeneland Association ready to combine their simulcast operations July 15, Lucas Marquardt checks in with a timely update... All that and plenty more in Today's TDN!!

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  4. Denis St Pierre scores 4,000th career winRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | HarnessLink.com

    Trois-Rivieres, Quebec Harness racing driver Denis St Pierre wasted no time in scoring his 4,000th career victory at the Hippodrome 3R Wednesday evening. He started off the night needed just two wins so he won both ends of the daily double to reach the milestone victory.

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  5. Lucky save for son of famed Derby winner Genuine RiskRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Horsetalk

    One of only two foals from Kentucky Derby winning racemare Genuine Risk has had a lucky break and is going to live at Old Friends Thoroughbred retirement facility. Genuine Reward is heading to Old Friends, in Georgetown, Kentucky, after being listed for sale on Craigslist for $500.

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  6. Kentuckian Tops Los Alamitos Derby FieldRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Blood Horse

    For the second year in a row, trainer Jerry Hollendorfer appears to have an overwhelming favorite in the $350,000 Los Alamitos Derby July 4 at won the first running of the race at 3-5 odds, Hollendorfer enters the 2015 Los Alamitos Derby with Fox Hill Farms' , a 6 1/4-length victor last time out in the seven-furlong Lazaro Barrera Stakes May 10 at has recorded standout drills every time out. Since May 23, he's had two bullet four-furlong workouts , five-furlong runs of :59 2/5 and :58 4/5, a bullet six furlongs in 1:11 flat, and a seven-furlong work in 1:23 3/5.

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  7. Texas Red Provides Dwyer Stakes Star PowerRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Blood Horse

    While the field includes a two-time grade II winner and several promising 3-year-olds, all eyes will be on when the Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Juvenile winner makes his first start in more than five months in the $500,000 Dwyer Stakes July 4 at After closing out last season with a 6 1/2-length victory in the Juvenile, Texas Red opened this season with a close second to Campaigned by a partnership that includes his trainer, Keith Desormeaux, as well as Erich Brehm, Wayne Detmar, Lee Michaels, and Gene Voss, Texas Red entered the Juvenile off a third-place finish in the FrontRunner Stakes , a race won by eventual Triple Crown winner Texas Red worked four times at Santa Anita in June to prepare for his comeback in the Dwyer.

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  8. The Insider's previewRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Sporting Life

    Our ante-post expert The Insider makes the John Smith's Cup his top priority and he fancies a 25/1 chance to make it third time lucky. The action comes at us thick and fast over the next week or so with the Eclipse and Old Newton Cup quickly followed by Newmarket's July Meeting which comes to a close on Saturday with the Bunbury Cup and July Cup.

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  9. 13 things to do in Canberra this weekendRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The RiotACT

    How do you plan to spend this weekend? There's plenty on in Canberra to keep you busy over the next few days, including the Westside Sunday markets, a ping pong jam and Bungendore's first made by hand markets. 1. Westside Sunday markets The Sunday markets are on again at Westside shipping container village from 10am this Sunday 5 July.

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  10. Pinkman beaten for the first time in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | HarnessLink.com

    Nobody told Mother Nature that The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono was having one of its biggest harness racing cards of the season last Saturday night. Heavy rain pummeled Northeastern Pennsylvania starting in the wee hours of Saturday morning, and it was still going strong by the time the elimination races for Sun Stakes Saturday had come to a completion.

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  11. Golf organizations distance themselves from TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Tampa Bay Online

    Donald Trump says the golf industry supports him because “they know I'm right.” Four leading golf organizations said he's wrong. The PGA Tour, LPGA Tour, USGA and PGA of America broke their silence today – but only briefly – to say that Trump's views on Mexican immigrants and his opinion that golf organizations are behind him are not accurate.

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  12. Joey Chestnut is 'worried' about Matt StonieRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | New York Daily News

    At last year's weigh-in, Joey Chestnut stared down his main challenger Matt Stonie as Mayor de Blasio looked on. Joey Chestnut - who has won the Nathan's Famous hot dog eating contest every July 4 since 2007, once even downing 69 hot dogs and buns - is feeling the heat from challenger Matt Stonie.

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  13. Divisidero, Bolo Meet in Deep Belmont DerbyRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Blood Horse

    In the deepest field of 3-year-old turf runners assembled in North America this year, Gunpowder Farms' Divisidero will try to pick up his first grade I victory and add his fourth win in five starts in Saturday's 1 1/4-mile turf race. The colt will have to earn that top-level victory, as the field includes top runners from throughout the country, as well as a pair of promising international runners.

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  14. Kadabra filly impresses with Canada Day winRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | HarnessLink.com

    Doug McIntosh missed out on a piece of the eight-foot long cake, but the Wheatley resident still left the harness racing meeting at Dresden Raceway on Canada Day in a celebratory mood after Cincinnati Miss delivered an impressive victory in her $18,000 Grassroots division. "It's now one race at a time, but she kind of made us believers, and I'm very, very happy," said McIntosh.

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  15. Aust trackwork rider dies after horse fallRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Horsetalk

    A young trackwork rider has died after a fall from a horse on Wednesday morning at Caulfield racecourse south of Melbourne. Details about the accident that claimed the life of German-born 25-year-old Friederike Ruhle were unclear, as it was dark at the time, a trainer at the track said.

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  16. Punters pour $1.3b into toteRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | The Standard

    Gun Pit broke his own course record to score a cosy win in the Hong Kong Reunification Cup yesterday as punters poured more than HK$1.3 billion into the tote. With three raceways left to the end of the season, turnover has already passed last year's record of HK$101 billion.

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  17. The $250,000 Graduate FinalRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | HarnessLink.com

    In victories in the first three legs of the series for four-year-old pacers, Doo Wop Hanover set two different track records, one at Tioga Downs when he won in 1:47.4, and two weeks ago at the Meadowlands when he set a world record of 2:02.3 for the little used one-and-one-eighth mile distance. drew post two in Friday's race and faces eight other foes including fellow Elliott-trainee Rockeyed Optimist, who saw his seven-race winning streak come to an end when finishing second to Doo Wop Hanover in his world-record victory.

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  18. Former Owner, Publicity Director Disney DiesRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Blood Horse

    Jack Disney, a longtime sports writer who went on to serve as director of publicity at Hollywood Park and who was an integral part of 's publicity efforts for many years, died at his home in Irvine, Calif. June 29 at the age of 80, following a long bout with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.

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  19. Artspeak ready to face rivals in $500,000 HemptRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | HarnessLink.com

    Wakizashi Hanover won Round One, capturing the North America Cup on June 20 at Mohawk Racetrack in Ontario. The sport's leading money-winner this season, Wakizashi Hanover will start from post seven in the Hempt, entering the final off a 1:50.4 elimination victory over a sloppy track last weekend.

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  20. Twining Dies in Japan at Age 24Read the original story

    21 hrs ago | Blood Horse

    A 24-year-old son of Forty Niner, Twining resided at Breeders Stallion Station in Hokkaido. The Kentucky-bred was one of seven graded stakes winners out of 1983 Broodmare of the Year Courtly Dee, by Never Bend, among them champion and producer Althea, grade I winners Kehoh and Ali Oop, graded stakes winners and producers Aishah and Aquilegia, multiple grade III winner Native Courier, and stakes winner and group I producer Princess Oola.

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