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1 hr ago | 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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5 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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12 hrs ago | 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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The Argus

It's horse play for greyhound

RACEGOERS did a double-take when a four-legged creature of a different kind made it on to the track.

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York Press

Prescott prospect to prevail at Thirsk Racecourse after York failure

SIR MARK PRESCOTT, who came unstuck in last Saturday's Betfred Ebor Handicap, can make his presence felt at Thirsk today for considerably less rewards.

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Isportsweb.com

Horse Racing: Preview of the 2014 Woodward Stakes at Saratoga

Can you believe its closing weekend at Saratoga Race Course already? and that the meet at beautiful Del Mar Racetrack will end mid week next week? Time really does fly when you're having fun doesn't it? That being said, our feature race this week will be the 2014 Woodward Stakes at Saratoga Race Course for three year olds and up going nine furlongs ... (more)

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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