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2 hrs ago | York Press

Queen's horse is primed for Glorious display at Goodwood

HER Majesty the Queen's Estimate, who sensationally failed a dope test after finishing second in last month's Ascot Gold Cup, turns out in today's Artemis Goodwood Cup and will be the subject of close attention.

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6 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Sinistra wins Evan Shipman at Saratoga

Sinistra edged Big Business by a nose Thursday in the $100,000 Evan Shipman for New York-breds at Saratoga Race Course.

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7 hrs ago | Bradenton.com

Horse euthanized after being injured at Saratoga

Dr. Travis Tull of Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital in Saratoga Springs says the 3-year-old filly suffered a fracture of the seventh cervical vertebrae in her neck Wednesday.

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8 hrs ago | Ledger-Enquirer.com

Arkansas Derby to again highlight Oaklawn season

Oaklawn Park's 2015 racing season will again be highlighted by the $1 million Arkansas Derby with the Kentucky Derby prep coming on the track's closing card.

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12 hrs ago | Bradenton.com

Up the Backstretch: Whitney to offer rivalry renewal

There's no Eclipse Award specifically for 4-year-olds, but if there were the division title could well be determined with the running of Saturday's Whitney Handicap at Saratoga.

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17 hrs ago | ABC News

Tweet Derails Cassidy DWI Plea Deal Hearing

A horse racing tweet prompted prosecutors to halt a court hearing at which a lawyer for seventies heartthrob David Cassidy was supposed to accept a plea deal on the singer's behalf.

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20 hrs ago | Evesham Journal

Vegans and veggies call for Worcester Racecourse closure after three horse deaths this month

VEGANS and veggies have called for the closure of Worcester Racecourse following the death of three horses there in a single month, Worcester Vegans & Veggies, who have mounted protests outside the racecourse in the past, are now stepping up calls for more to be done but a racecourse spokesperson said the safety of both horses and jockeys was ... (more)

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22 hrs ago | KHQ-TV Spokane

Mountain lion attacks horse near Deer Lake

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife are looking for mountain lion that attacked a horse near Deer Lake Tuesday night.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Daily Herald

McHenry County might restrict horse racing

Owners of quarter horses in the Midwest region have come to races at Poker de Ases Ranch and Training Center in Union for more than two years, much to the dismay of several neighbors.

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WHAS11

Stars Above Me wins Coronation Cup at Saratoga

Favored Stars Above Me burst through an opening along the rail in mid-stretch and pulled away for a 2 1/4-length victory Wednesday in the $100,000 Coronation Cup at Saratoga Race Course.

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Tri-cityherald.com

Kentucky speaker: Local option sales tax is focus

Stumbo had previously said that House Bill 1 - the spot reserve for the House majority's top priority - would be a bill to legalize casino style gambling in Kentucky, an issue pushed by the state's formidable horse racing industry and its popular Democratic governor.

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WOZZ-FM Appleton

Conductor Marc Minkowski: horses, Mozart made for ...

French-American conductor Marc Minkowski loves music and his second passion is horses, so he is combining the two at a concert that will open the annual Mozart Week festival in Salzburg next year.

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Viking FM

Kingman Supreme In Sussex Stakes

Only four runners went to post for the Group One and it turned into the expected tactical affair with Aidan O'Brien's Darwin setting a sedate early pace.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Churchill Downs, Saratoga close to management deal

Churchill Downs announces jointly Wednesday with Saratoga Harness Racing, Inc. that they are finalizing a five-year management contract for the Saratoga Springs gambling operation and the Saratoga Casino Black Hawk in Black Hawk, Colorado.

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Oxford Mail

FOOTBALL: City beaten at Ardley

Oxford City slipped to a 1-0 defeat at Ardley United in their penultimate friendly before the new season gets under way.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Woodford Reserve makes donation to Old Friends

The donation to the Old Friends Retirement Center stems from net proceeds raised during the sale of 89 exclusive Mint Julep Cups during the Kentucky Derby.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Lexington Herald-Leader

Shadwell Turf Mile becomes Keeneland's first $1 million race

Keeneland, in partnership with Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum's Shadwell Farm, announced Tuesday that the 29th running of the Grade I Shadwell Turf Mile on Oct. 4 will carry a purse of $1 million, making it Keeneland's first stakes worth seven figures.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Father Patrick 4-5 favorite for Hambletonian

A winner of 16 of 17 races, Father Patrick drew post No. 10. He is 6 for 6 on the season heading into the famed trotting race for 3-year-olds.

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HarnessLink.com

Cal Expo horse incentive plan for new meet

Watch and Wager LLC, the operator of Cal Expo, has announced the Incentive Plan for their upcoming meet, which is set to begin October 4 and will run through May 2 of 2015.

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WBOC-TV Salisbury

Park Service Reduces Assateague Horse Herd to 100

Technically speaking, horses are as foreign to the sands of Assateague Island as phragmites, the reedy marsh plant that covers hundreds of the barrier island's acres.

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