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TOP jockey Tony McCoy surpassed Martin Pipe's total of career winners with a Cotswold-inspired 4,192nd success in the Betfred Summer Plate at Market Rasen.
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Danny L. Robertson, 63, of Hershey, pleaded guilty before U.S. District Court Judge William Caldwell to an indictment charging him with one court of wire fraud.
Trainer Ben Harris and jockey Ricky Frazier head a stellar field of 2014 Washington Racing Hall of Fame inductees, Emerald Downs announced Tuesday.
"The buildings were jam packed last year," Marette Jorgenson, one of the co-leaders, explained.
Estimate, which won the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot in 2013 and came second in the same race this year, is a five-year-old filly trained by Sir Michael Stoute.
Our View: Wrong purses at horse track raise questions Running Aces miscalculated amounts, plus racing commission did little to check Check out this story on sctimes.com: http://www.sctimes.com/story/opinion/2014/07/22/view-wrong-purses-horse-track-raise-questions/12973053/ The field comes around curve during a harness race in June 2010 at Running ... (more)
He also says it's possible he will mutter the same phrase in disappointment. "It's going to be both ways," Burke said, laughing.
Late-running Better Lucky rallied from far back in a field of four and ran down fellow Grade 1 winners Grace Hall and My Miss Aurelia to win the $100,000 Shine Again at Saratoga Race Course.
With the surface listed as fast, the 4-year-old colt went the five furlongs in 1:01.02 for Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas.
The globe is on a hot streak, setting a heat record in June. That's after the world broke a record in May. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration announced Monday that last month's average global temperature was 61.2 degrees, which is 1.3 degrees higher than the 20th century average.
The heaviest baby contest and "girlie shows" are gone, but New Hampshire's traditional summer and fall fairs live on.
WANTAGE trainer Henry Candy could drop Music Master back to the minimum trip for the Nunthorpe Stakes at York next month after his charge swooped late to land the Group 3 Al Basti Equiworld Hackwood Stakes at Newbury on Saturday.
DEL MAR >> The $300,250 Eddie Read Stakes, the first Grade I race of Del Mar's 75th season, had a feel-good angle to it right from the start.
Stopchargingmaria took command approaching the stretch and drew off impressively to capture the Grade 1 $300,000 Coaching Club American Oaks by five lengths Sunday at Saratoga Race Course.
Top ranked thoroughbred Palace Malice hit the track Sunday morning at Saratoga for a workout leading to the $1.5 million Whitney Handicap on August 2. Trained by Todd Pletcher for Dogwood Stable, Palace Malice, with Hall of Fame jockey John Velazquez aboard, went five furlongs in 1:00.48 and galloped out six furlongs in 1:13 3/5 on Saratoga's main ... (more)
Organizers deemed the All Breed Equine Rez-Q's July 12 Kit-N-Kaboodle barbecue and raffle a success, but more fundraisers are needed, so an Aug. 16 open house at 2415 116th St. NE is planned.
Updated: Wed Jul 23, 2014 09:20 am
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