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Bocachica wins Confucius Say Stakes, named Jockey of the Week

By JockeyTalk360 on 06/03/2020 3:08 PM
After leading the nation in total wins and hitting the board on 76% of his mounts, Arnaldo Bocachica was voted Jockey of the Week
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Quarter Horse jockey James Flores wins third consecutive leading rider title at Remington Park

on 06/03/2020 12:46 PM
When James Flores ran away with his third riding title in a row at Remington Park this year, he reached a personal goal
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Charlatan's Arkansas Derby Test Results Under Review

on 05/26/2020 8:05 PM
Charlatan, a winner of the first of two divisions of the Arkansas Derby (G1) at Oaklawn Park May 2, did not pass initial post-race testing and is having a split sample reviewed, according to an individual with knowledge of the situation.
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Silver Springs Training Center Revives Bwamazon Legacy

on 05/26/2020 7:05 PM
Bwamazon was a breed-to-race powerhouse at Kentucky racetracks in the 1980s.
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Maxfield Moves Up in NTRA Top 3-Year-Old Poll

on 05/26/2020 7:05 PM
After a one-length victory in the Matt Winn Stakes (G3) at Churchill Downs May 23, Maxfield took another step forward when he moved up into the fourth position on this week's NTRA Top 3-Year-Old Poll. 
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Shang DQ'd From 2019 Iowa Derby Second, Asmussen Fined

on 05/26/2020 6:05 PM
Shang has been disqualified from his runner-up finish in the 2019 Iowa Derby at Prairie Meadows after testing positive for the beta-blocker Atenolol and trainer Steve Asmussen has been fined the maximum penalty of $1,000.
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Efforts to Improve Safety of Turf Surfaces Continue

on 05/26/2020 6:05 PM
With grass racing continuing to see increased popularity in North America, track superintendents and industry experts work to improve the safety and performance of racing surfaces, they're increasing their focus on turf courses.
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Newcastle Receives 369 Entries for Opening Day

on 05/26/2020 4:04 PM
Connections have greeted the planned return of British racing at Newcastle May 25 with huge enthusiasm as a mammoth entry of 369 horses was received for the fixture.
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Morticia to Make Seasonal Bow at Churchill Downs

on 05/26/2020 3:04 PM
Morticia, whose retirement plans were put on hold for another season of racing, will make her comeback race May 28 at Churchill Downs in a five-furlong allowance on the turf.
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Osarus Prepares for Online Breeze-Up Sale

on 05/26/2020 3:04 PM
This has been a spring like no other for pinhookers and breeze-up consignors with the arrival of a global pandemic laying waste to the usual calendar of sales.
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Week in Photos 5/26/2020

on 05/26/2020 2:03 PM
Yushun Himba, Shoemaker Mile, Standard Chartered Champions & Chater Cup, Gamely, Monrovia, Charles Whittingham, Matt Winn, Daytona, Tepin, War Chant, Blame, Shawnee, All American, Coin Collector, & Its Binn Too Long.
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Maxfield Decision Key to "Triple Crown"

on 05/26/2020 1:03 PM
We should get an indication of how horsemen look at the Belmont Stakes when Godolphin and trainer Brendan Walsh announce their plans for Matt Winn (G3) winner Maxfield.
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Agent McGreevy Joins Breeze Easy

on 05/26/2020 12:02 PM
Leading bloodstock agent Tom McGreevy has joined Breeze Easy—a partnership owned by Mike Hall and Sam Ross—to select horses on an exclusive basis, beginning with the June 9-12 Ocala Breeders' Sales Spring 2-Year-Olds in Training Sales.
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Television, Radio Schedule for the Racing Week Ahead

on 05/26/2020 10:02 AM
A radio and television program guide from America's Best Racing.
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All American Makes a Double for Restrainedvengence

on 05/25/2020 9:59 PM
Restrainedvengence added another stakes win to his resume May 25, taking the $100,900 All American Stakes, the feature race on the Golden Gate Fields' Memorial Day card, over a field of six other older horses going one mile.
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Keeper Ofthe Stars Notches Grade 1 in Gamely Stakes

on 05/25/2020 9:59 PM
Tommy Town Thoroughbreds' Keeper Ofthe Stars notched her first top-level victory May 25 at Santa Anita Park, taking command in the stretch to score a clear victory in the $300,000 Gamely Stakes (G1T).
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Raging Bull Storms Home to Victory in Shoemaker Mile

on 05/25/2020 8:59 PM
Peter Brant's Raging Bull took the outside route May 25 and stormed home to win the $300,000 Shoemaker Mile Stakes (G1T) by daylight at Santa Anita Park. 
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Racing Will Restart in Italy May 27 After Protests

on 05/25/2020 8:59 PM
An agreement was made last week following a number of protests around the country about the racing shutdown.
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Jolie Olimpica Swift in Monrovia Score

on 05/25/2020 7:59 PM
Fox Hill Farms' Jolie Olimpica turned in another sprint victory on Santa Anita Park's turf May 25 in the $201,000 Monrovia Stakes (G2T), nearly matching her own 5 1/2-furlong course record from the Jan. 11 Las Cienagas Stakes (G3T).
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More Chances for Wootton Bassett to Shine as a Sire

on 05/25/2020 6:58 PM
This season is a chance for Wootton Bassett to add to his already bright start at stud, and he has kept the momentum going since racing's resumption in France. 
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