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Have Horseplayers Lost Touch With the Horse?

on 09/26/2016 9:04 PM
That connection unfortunately has been lost through technology, which in many ways has made the life of a horseplayer much easier. But has it also become less rewarding?
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The RNA Conundrum at Public Auctions

on 09/26/2016 7:03 PM
Keeneland reported there were 1,006 yearlings that went unsold at the September yearling sale, for an RNA rate of 26.5%. In reality, the RNA rate was considerably lower due to the large number of horses that sold after they left the ring.
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NBC Will Air Pegasus World Cup

on 09/26/2016 3:03 PM
The NBC Sports Group will provide 90 minutes of live coverage Jan. 28 from Gulfstream Park that will be available on TVs, desktop computers, and mobile devices.
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Pinhooking Rookie Scores Big at Keeneland

on 09/26/2016 3:03 PM
In her first foray into Thoroughbred ownership, Samantha Menker paid $2,700 for a Gemologist colt at this year’s Keeneland January mixed sale and sold him in September for $125,000.
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Texas Bling Retired to Stud

on 09/26/2016 1:03 PM
Six-year-old stakes winner will be the first son of Too Much Bling to enter stud.
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Castellano Pulls an Upset in Pennsylvania Derby and Wins Jockey of the Week Award

By JockeyTalk360 on 09/26/2016 12:22 PM
Jockey Javier Castellano shipped in from his New York base to upset a deep field of three-year-olds at Parx on Saturday capturing the $1,250,000 Gr. 2 Pennsylvania Derby aboard Connect. This win helped him take the Shuffle Bean Coffee Jockey of the Week award for September 19 - 25.  The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys&rs...
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Pegasus World Cup Television Rights Announced

on 09/26/2016 12:02 PM
Henry Birtles Associates (HBA) has partnered with The Stronach Group to distribute international television rights to The Pegasus World Cup Invitational.
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BH 100: Shooting Star

on 09/26/2016 11:02 AM
Ruffian's brilliance dazzled but burned out much too quickly
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TCA Honor Guest: Chris McCarron

on 09/25/2016 11:54 PM
Chris McCarron calls for a national uniform medication policy as the Honor Guest at the Thoroughbred Club of America's testimonial dinner Sept. 25 at Keeneland.
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Elliott Wins Riding Title at Los Alamitos

on 09/25/2016 10:54 PM
Jockey Stewart Elliott won his first Southern California riding title, while Hall of Famer Bob Baffert and Doug O'Neill shared training honors at the Los Angeles County Fair meet at Los Alamitos Race Course, which concluded Sept. 25.
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Elliott Wins Riding Title at Los Alamitos

on 09/25/2016 10:54 PM
Jockey Stewart Elliott won his first Southern California riding title, while Hall of Famer Bob Baffert and Doug O'Neill shared training honors at the Los Angeles County Fair meet at Los Alamitos Race Course, which concluded Sept. 25.
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Texas Chrome Prevails in Oklahoma Derby

on 09/25/2016 10:54 PM
Keene Thoroughbreds' Texas Chrome faced enough trouble to have his share of excuses Sept. 25 in the $400,000 Oklahoma Derby (gr. III), but once again found just enough to win his third straight stakes.
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Texas Chrome Prevails in Oklahoma Derby

on 09/25/2016 10:54 PM
Keene Thoroughbreds' Texas Chrome faced enough trouble to have his share of excuses Sept. 25 in the $400,000 Oklahoma Derby (gr. III), but once again found just enough to win his third straight stakes.
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Handle Decreased 26% at Monmouth Park in 2016

on 09/25/2016 7:51 PM
Paco Lopez captured his fifth riding title, Jorge Navarro his fourth trainer's award, and Quiet Winter Farm its first owner's trophy, but the New Jersey track reported significant decreases in key areas.
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Handle Decreased 26% at Monmouth Park in 2016

on 09/25/2016 7:51 PM
Paco Lopez captured his fifth riding title, Jorge Navarro his fourth trainer's award, and Quiet Winter Farm its first owner's trophy, but the New Jersey track reported significant decreases in key areas.
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Connect in Good Shape After PA Derby Win

on 09/25/2016 6:49 PM
Connect was in fine fettle Sept. 25, the day after his Pennsylvania Derby (gr. II) victory at Parx Racing and trainer Chad Brown said the Breeders' Cup will be considered along with several other races.
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La Cressonniere to Miss Arc After Setback

on 09/25/2016 5:49 PM
Unbeaten dual French classic-winning filly La Cressonniere will bypass the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (Fr-I) Oct. 2 at Chantilly after suffering a mild setback, trainer Jean-Claude Rouget said.
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California Chrome Arrives at Santa Anita

on 09/25/2016 5:49 PM
California Chrome, North America's all-time leading money earner, arrived by van at Santa Anita Park Sept. 25 to begin final preparations for the $300,000 Awesome Again Stakes (gr. I) Oct. 1.
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Solid Keeneland Sale Ends With Declines

on 09/25/2016 5:49 PM
Keeneland’s marathon September yearling sale highlighted by the sale of Beholder’s half brother for $3 million ended Sept. 25, with strength at the top and middle of the market and continued tepid demand for lower quality individuals.
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Ward: Scope Shows Lady Aurelia Bled

on 09/25/2016 4:46 PM
Star Kentucky-bred filly Lady Aurelia is to return to the United States for some time off at co-owner Stonestreet Farm near Lexington after a scope following her first defeat in the Sept. 24 Cheveley Park Stakes (Eng-I) shows she bled.
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