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1 hr 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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Bellingham Herald

Jockey injured at Great Falls horse race

The Great Falls Tribune reports jockey Bill Christiansen fell during the fifth race Sunday at the State Fair Race Meet at Montana ExpoPark.

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The Logan County Herald

Logan County Fair off to a strong start with new harness racing schedule

Judging by attendance on the track and in the grandstand, the Logan County Fair board's decision to open the fair with harness racing on Sunday afternoon was a good one.

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Sporting Life

Ben Linfoot's Value Bet

Ben Linfoot seeks out the value from day one of Glorious Goodwood with Andrew Balding's Van Percy among his fancies.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

Brandon Sun

Trainer Mark Casse chasing second straight Prince of Wales Stakes title

Last year he didn't run Uncaptured - Canada's 2012 horse of the year - in the $1-million Queen's Plate, instead pointing him to the $500,000 Prince of Wales Stakes.

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The News Tribune

R Free Roll wins Honorable Miss at Saratoga

Making her 17th start but just the second outside of her native Florida, the 4-year-old daughter of Rockport Harbor was never challenged under jockey Paco Lopez.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Nine set to go in West Virginia Derby

Louisiana Derby winner Vicar's in Trouble heads a field of nine 3-year-olds for Saturday's 45th running of the 1 1/8- mile, $750,000 West Virginia Derby at Mountaineer Park.

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York Press

Trainer David O'Meara on course to retain Knavesmire crown

DAVID O'MEARA appears to be on an inexorable journey towards a second straight top trainer's championship at York Racecourse after Alejandro displayed true grit to win the Skybet Best Odds Guaranteed Stakes.

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