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3 hrs ago | CBS News

Legendary announcer finds plot in every horse race

SARATOGA SPRINGS, New York - Track announcer Tom Durkin has no idea how many time's he uttered three little words: "And they're off!" But the phrase has been the opening refrain in a 40-year career, and the soundtrack to horse racing's biggest moments, like the 1998 duel that cost Real Quiet the Triple Crown.

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4 hrs ago | San Bernardino County Sun

Last call for track announcer Tom Durkin, whoa s had a memorable career

Don't for one second feel sorry for NYRA track announcer Tom Durkin. The man who's called races for some of the greatest horses to step foot on a race track is calling it a career when Saratoga concludes its summer meet this weekend, but he's not one bit sorry he's leaving.

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6 hrs ago | Kent Reporter

Stryker Phd doing great after Mile victory, could defend title in Muckleshoot Classic | Emerald Downs

Assistant trainer Sharon Ross said Stryker Phd emerged from the Longacres Mile in great shape and returned to the track Thursday morning for exercise.

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9 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Jockey facing race fix charges

Prominent jockey David Walker was yesterday charged with one of racing's most serious offences - deliberately holding a horse back from winning.

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13 hrs ago | HarnessLink.com

Hall of Fame duo aim for Metro with Go Daddy Go

"He's a tough guy," McIntosh said of Go Daddy Go. "He doesn't mind being first up.

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17 hrs ago | Gazetteherald.co.uk

The Wow Signal in frame for Cartier Racing Award

The two-year-old, trained at Norton by John Quinn, stormed to Group 1 glory when taking the prestigious Prix Morny at Deauville, in France, last Sunday.

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22 hrs ago | Sporting Life

Strand's Scottish stroll?

Nick Grant naps Scottish Strand for victory at Hamilton on Thursday and has a tip for every UK and Irish race.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

RecordNET

Horse racing: Golden Gate Fields handicap for Aug. 28.

Two Dimes--Solid works for this start. Two Parts--Beaten FAV out to make amends.

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Cupertino Courier

Golden routines for Aquamaids Luu, Hoang

Jacklyn Luu and Kaitlyn Hoang are the best at what they do, and what they do is swim--more specifically, the two compete as synchronized swimmers.

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The Washington Post

2 California preps added to Derby, Oaks qualifiers

Churchill Downs announced Wednesday that the $500,000 Los Alamitos Futurity to be run on Dec. 20 will award qualifying points.

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HarnessLink.com

Bee A Magician takes on the boys at Vernon

Trainer Nifty Norman might not be expecting his star mare Bee A Magician to beat the sport's top male trotters in Friday's $236,000 Crawford Farms Open at Vernon Downs, but he's not shying from the challenge, either.

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North County Public Radio

Racetrack celebrating Saratoga Heritage Day

Saratoga Race Course is celebrating the history and culture of its hometown with a day of activities at the historic track.

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York Press

Horseracing legend Mister McGoldrick is - the perfect gentleman'

Yorkshire horse racing legend Mister McGoldrick achieved huge success on the track and is still a winner in retirement - teaching young horses how to behave, and acting as an ambassador for the New Beginnings charity, which retrains and rehomes former racehorses.

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Oxford Mail

RACING: Hill hosts open day

Aston Rowant trainer Lawney Hill stages a public open day at her Woodway Farm stables on Saturday, September 13 .

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Blood Horse

WGOH: America's Horse in Europe

For years American consignors and breeders have talked about the retreating participation of European buyers, particularly at yearling sales.

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Business Journal

Canterbury Park and Running Aces resolve simulcasting dispute

A Canterbury jockey rides in front of the racetrack's scoreboard. Patrons at Running Aces Harness Park will once again be allowed to wager on Canterbury races.

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Ananova

Zebelini registers shock win

Zebelini gave Ilka Gansera-Leveque her first winner of the season when outrunning odds of 40-1 in the At The Races Sky 415 Maiden Fillies' Stakes at Ripon.

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News and Star

Betting scam horse trainer given 14-year ban

A former Cumbria-based horse trainer has been banned from training for 14 years after he was found to be at the centre of a betting scandal.

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Sky Sports

Treve on course for Arc trial

Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe heroine Treve remains on course for a likely appearance in the Prix Vermeille at Longchamp in a little under three weeks' time after delighting trainer Criquette Head-Maarek in a workout on Tuesday morning.

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Kent Reporter

Stopshoppingdebbie takes Distaff | Emerald Downs

It wasn't easy, but undefeated Stopshoppingdebbie showed her class Sunday with a three-quarter-length victory over stable mate Goin to the Window in the $65,000 Emerald Distaff for older fillies and mares at Emerald Downs.

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