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3 hrs ago | 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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7 hrs ago | 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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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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