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Stellar Wind Upsets Beholder

on 07/31/2016 12:06 AM
The two champions were head-and-head from the five-sixteenths pole July 30 in the Clement L. Hirsch (gr. I) at Del Mar, but Stellar Wind outdueled her rival to the wire to win by a half-length, ending an eight-race win streak for Beholder.
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Stellar Wind Upsets Beholder in Hirsch

on 07/30/2016 10:04 PM
The two champions were head-and-head from the five-sixteenths pole July 30 in the Clement L. Hirsch (gr. I) at Del Mar, but Stellar Wind outdueled her rival to the wire to win by a half-length, ending an eight-race win streak for Beholder.
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Monmouth, Suffolk Battle Over Entries

on 07/30/2016 9:03 PM
Monmouth Park has engaged Suffolk Downs in a battle over the entry box, and the horsemen feel caught in the crossfire.
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Mind Your Biscuits Takes Amsterdam

on 07/30/2016 7:02 PM
Mind Your Biscuits powered through on the rail in his graded stakes debut July 30, overtaking Maniacal in the stretch for a 1 3/4-length victory in the $200,000 Amsterdam (gr. II) for 3-year-olds at Saratoga Race Course.
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Maiden No More, Laoban Stuns Jim Dandy Rivals

on 07/30/2016 7:02 PM
Maiden Laoban secured the first win of his career in dramatic fashion, scoring a gate-to-wire win in the $600,000 Jim Dandy Stakes (gr. II) July 30 at Saratoga Race Course.
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A. P. Indian Outduels Holy Boss in Vanderbilt

on 07/30/2016 7:02 PM
Green Lantern Stables' homebred A. P. Indian continued his upward trajectory July 30 with a game victory in the $350,000 Alfred G. Vanderbilt Handicap (gr. I) at Saratoga Race Course.
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Pennsylvania Sanctions Trainer Preciado

on 07/30/2016 7:02 PM
The Pennsylvania State Horse Racing Commission on July 27 fined trainer Ramon Preciado and suspended him from the front side for his behavior following a June 2015 race at Parx Racing and his behavior at a July 2015 hearing before the stewards.
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Lexie Lou Goes Wire to Wire in Victoriana

on 07/30/2016 6:02 PM
Gary Barber's Lexie Lou made all the pace and repelled a stretch threat from Internal Boubon to capture the $125,000 Victoriana Stakes July 30 at Woodbine.
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Flintshire Scores in Eventful Bowling Green

on 07/30/2016 6:02 PM
Juddmonte Farms homebred Flintshire had plenty of excuses not to win the $250,000 Bowling Green Stakes (gr. IIT) but didn't need to use any of them as he overcame a slow pace and trouble in the final turn.
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Ruling Favors Historical Racing Graphics

on 07/30/2016 5:01 PM
A Kentucky judge has ruled that the manner in which a race result is depicted on historical racing machines to determine if a player has won or lost is not a factor in whether the electronic form of gaming is legal.
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BH 100: Summer Saturdays

on 07/30/2016 4:01 PM
Paul Mellon, Mack Miller won grade Is on three of four Saturdays at Saratoga in '87
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China Group to Build Caribbean Resort, Track

on 07/30/2016 3:01 PM
An affiliate of the China Horse Club has signed an agreement with the government of Saint Lucia to develop a $2.6 billion resort and lifestyle complex on the Caribbean island, including a racetrack.
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Minding Overcomes Trouble for Nassau Win

on 07/30/2016 3:01 PM
Minding showed her class to tally her sixth win at the top level July 30 at Goodwood when she took the Qatar Nassau Stakes (Eng-I), Europe's richest race for fillies and mares, by 1 1/4 lengths from Queen's Trust.
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Ortiz Lands 1,000th Win in John Morrissey

on 07/29/2016 8:55 PM
New York-based jockey Jose Ortiz secured the 1,000th victory of his career when he guided Moonlight Song to a three-quarter-length victory in the $100,000 John Morrissey Stakes July 28 at Saratoga Race Course.
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Arlington, Hawthorne Reach Dates Agreement

on 07/29/2016 7:54 PM
The two remaining Chicago-area tracks, for the second straight year, have submitted coordinated dates requests for the coming year to the Illinois Racing Board.
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Thunderstorm Forces Ellis to Cancel Races

on 07/29/2016 6:54 PM
Ellis Park canceled its last two races July 29 after a thunderstorm blew through the area, causing overflowed drains and standing water on the track.
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Connect Leads 1-2 Finish for Brown in Curlin

on 07/29/2016 6:54 PM
Connect and Gift Box, stablemates trained by Chad Brown, matched strides down the stretch in the $100,000 Curlin Stakes but pacesetter Connect dug in and edged away to win by about a length June 29 at Saratoga Race Course.
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AUS Breeders Mull Legal Action Over New Rules

on 07/29/2016 4:54 PM
The Thoroughbred Breeders of Australia at its board meeting last week voted unanimously to oppose new rules for foal and their owners. Horse owners say the rules are being forced upon them by the nation's racing regulator, Racing Australia.
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Little Mike Retired to Old Friends

on 07/29/2016 4:54 PM
Spanish Steps gelding arrived July 29.
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Borell Arraignment Set for Aug. 1

on 07/29/2016 4:54 PM
As volunteers continue to care for 28 horses apparently abandoned at a Central Kentucky farm, one of two individuals charged with animal cruelty in connection with the incident is scheduled to make his first court appearance Monday, Aug. 1.
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