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2 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

Last call for horse racing announcer Tom Durkin

It was noon, and Tom Durkin was marking up his program with pastel markers for a final time, matching a kaleidoscope of jockey silks to the appropriate horses in each race.

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6 hrs ago | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

Indian Summer Festival celebrates horses

This year's Indian Summer Festival at Maier Festival Park celebrates the close connection between indigenous Americans and their horses.

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10 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Dog days for greyhound racing as gamblers abandon tracks for casinos

For a long time, the one-armed bandits inside the Mardi Gras Casino and the four-legged racers outside on the greyhound track were all spinning in the same direction.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

HarnessLink.com

Thinkofagameplan sets record closing day at Clinton

The 2014 racing season at Clinton Raceway came to a close on Sunday afternoon , and six $18,000 Ontario Sires Stakes Grassroots divisions were contested on the program.

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Washington Times

Condo Commando cruises to victory

Condo Commando shot through an opening on the inside out of the gate and splashed home a 13A1 4-length winner of the Grade 1 $350,000 Spinaway Sunday at Saratoga Race Course.

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Warrnambool Standard

Local racehorse owner Colin McKenna tastes success at Caulfield and Rosehill on Saturday

WITHIN 25 minutes on Saturday, Woolsthorpe's Colin McKenna enjoyed double black type success as an owner when horses he part-owns won races at Caulfield and Rosehill.

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Independent.ie

Atzeni strikes on Cappella

Andrea Atzeni landed a first notable success for Qatar Racing when steering Cappella Sansevero home in the Nestle Supporting Irish Autism Action Round Tower Stakes at the Curragh.

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The Age

Gai Waterhouse wants better spring deal for her army of juveniles

Despite having record numbers at Randwick, it is still a spring of discontent for Gai Waterhouse because of the official policy regarding her favourite category, two-year-olds, in Sydney.

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LA Daily News

Sunset Glow victorious in Del Mar Debutante

In this image provided by Benoit Photo, Victor Espinoza, top, guides Sunset Slow to the Winner's Circle after their victory in the Grade I, $300,000 Del Mar Debutante horse race Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club in Del Mar, Calif.

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The Star

Gamboa shines in international jumping competition

Nico Gamboa, 13, finished second in his age category in the International Children's Jumping Competition in Bogota, Colombia, earlier this month.

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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Brandon Sun

Artspeak runs unbeaten streak to six straight with Metro Pace victory

Artspeak continued his impressive season with an easy win in the $667,000 Metro Pace on Saturday night at Mohawk Racetrack.

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The Washington Post

Wise Dan returns to win at Saratoga

Wise Dan held off long-shot Optimizer by a nose Saturday in the Grade 2 $250,000 Bernard Baruch Handicap at Saratoga Race Course.

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Chronicle of the Horse

The Chronicle of the Horse

Wild Lone and Great Britain's Harry Meade completed the cross-country at the World Games before the horse collapsed and died at the finish.

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WNED

Making Sure Those Walking Horses Aren't Hurting Horses

A Tennessee walking horse is put through its paces on a horse farm in October 1975.

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Southland Times

Horse owner angered by jockey David Walker

FURIOUS: Eddie Carson, the man whose horse was allegedly pulled up by David Walker, feels betrayed by the disgraced jockey.

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Examiner.com

U.S. congress debates doping in horse racing

Leaders from the horse racing industry spoke before the United States congress to discuss whether the sport needs federal oversight to ban doping.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

Equine rehab center looking for owners of horses dropped off at farm

The president and vice president of an equine rehabilitation center in North Lawrence are in a quandary over four horses that were dropped off at their farm this month.

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The Washington Post

Miss Frost wins Riskaverse at Saratoga

Miss Frost led from start to finish in a 4 3/4-length victory Friday in the $100,000 Riskaverse at Saratoga Race Course.

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Dallas Morning News

Texas commission OKs 'historical racing' terminals at tracks

State regulators have approved an effort by racetrack owners to expand gambling to include racing terminals that look similar to slot machines.

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Naples Daily News

Last call for horse racinga

The voice of horse racing on the New York circuit is silencing himself on Sunday, retiring after a 43-year career in which he also announced Triple Crown and Breeders' Cup races.

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