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The King And The Videobomb

There was something refreshing about The Burger King’s visit to Bob Baffert’s private box at Belmont Park this past weekend. Mr. Baffert is the renowned trainer of American Pharaoh, the thoroughbred colt that won the Triple Crown Sunday. 437 more words


Kentucky Derby 141: American Pharoah's Triple Crown Journey Begins?

Churchill Downs hosts the “Fastest Two Minutes in Sports” Saturday with the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby. The journey for 20 three year-olds on their quest for immortality.   959 more words

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Santa Anita opinions for Thursday, April 30

Race 4: #1 Simplicityizegnius (6-1)

This 3-year-old turned in a even effort in debut at 6 ½ furlongs. Trainer Phil D’Amato now goes long second time out (26%) and puts blinkers on (35%). 109 more words

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Santa Anita selections for Saturday, April 25

FIRST RACE: 1. Pioneer Charlie, 2. Traweek, 3. No Contingency. LONG SHOT: Jonny’s Choice.


SECOND RACE: 1. War Academy, 2. Caminetto, 3. Kafister. LONG SHOT: Raised a Secret. 281 more words

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California Chrome: Can He Shine Bright Again?

The Dubai Racing Festival was originally a great dream. An ambitious one that may not have worked. However, it did, and the Dubai World Cup (the premier race) has now become the most coveted prize in the world, and not just for the bragging rights or the enormous trophy. 565 more words


The Breeders' Cup: From the track at Keeneland to a committee in Kentucky on the use of Lasix


Use of Lasix

Kentucky committee consider rules allowing Lasix free races
Cross-posted from the Daily Racing Form
By MATT HEGARTY… 906 more words

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A Splendid Santa Anita Experience

While many pints of beer were poured last weekend in celebration of Saint Patrick’s Day, I was drunk with excitement as I made the trip to Santa Anita Park for the very first time.  617 more words