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13 min ago | Crewe Guardian

College equine students kick on into horse racing careers

Tara Taylor tries out her jockey skills on 'Flicka' the mechanical horse, advised by Sarah Beattie of the Northern Racing College REASEHEATH College equine students are keen to kick on into horse racing careers following an action packed event focused on the industry.

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4 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Mr Speaker wins Coolmore Lexington Stakes

Mr Speaker took charge down the stretch to win the $200,000 Coolmore Lexington Stakes at Keeneland on Saturday and earn 10 points toward the Kentucky Derby, but will be a spectator to the Triple Crown.

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7 hrs ago | Washington Times

Tadesee wins Kentucky Derby Marathon

Birhanu Tadesee won the Kentucky Derby Festival Marathon on Saturday in 2 hours, 17 minutes, 54 seconds.

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11 hrs ago | Gazetteherald.co.uk

Former champion jockey Paul Hanagan on Nottingham glory trail

PAUL HANAGAN has a late start to Easter Saturday, but the former Malton -based champion is expected to end the day in style.

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15 hrs ago | ChicagoSports.com

Horse racing isn't a lark for Blackhawks coach

Running in Saturday's Illinois Derby means Midnight Hawk will be a no-show for the Kentucky Derby but Blackhawks coach Joel Quenneville and Falcons offensive line coach Mike Tice agree that the likelihood of winning one of the Chicago circuit's premier races beats taking what might be a losing ego trip to Louisville.

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19 hrs ago | The Age

Tony Abbott's father has a tip - don't ask his son which horse to bet on

Dick Abbott, who spent Saturday with his son at Royal Randwick, said that the country's leader is the worst racing tipster in the world.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

San Bernardino County Sun

Los Alamitos looking to purchase Fairplex racing dates

Rumors that talks have been taking place with representatives of Fairplex had been floating around for about a week, said Jim Cassidy, president of the California Thoroughbred Trainers Association.

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Yahoo!

SA horse racing carnival draws protest

Jumps racing will never be made safe in South Australia and horses are being killed purely for human entertainment, an animal rights activist says.

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HarnessLink.com

Armed Dangerously shoots down Buffalo field

Armed Dangerously was locked and loaded in the $10,500 Open Trot at Buffalo Raceway Friday night and scored a convincing one length victory over Stormont O My in 1:59.3 over a fast track.

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WLKY-TV Louisville

Louisville chef ready for miniMarathon after 100-pound weight loss

MUSEUM UNTIL MAY TENTH. NEARLY 16-THOUSAND PEOPLE - IN AND AROUND LOUISVILLE - HAVE BEEN TRAINING FOR THE KENTUCKY DERBY FESTIVAL'S MARATHON AND MINI-MARATHON.

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The New Zealand Herald

Racing: Aussies bound to ignore NZ filly

There was much to like about Bounding's win in the Railway Stakes and she should prove a worthy rival for her foes today.

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Darlington and Stockton Times

Middleham Stables Open Day a success thanks to glorious weather

THE GOOD Friday Middleham Stables Open Day was blessed with glorious sunshine which drew in crowds looking for an Easter day out.

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The Horse

Climate Change and Horse Keeping: Managing the Uncertainty

A little more than a year ago I was invited to travel to Australia to be the keynote speaker at a conference on horses and land management.

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The Age

Messara happy to let her majesty's horse steal the show

Happy to play second fiddle: John Messara is happy for his It's A Dundeel to run second to the Queen's horse, Carlton House.

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Gazetteandherald.co.uk

RACING: Toormore stays on course for Guineas

Toormore ridden by Ryan Moore on their way to victory in the Novae Bloodstock Insurance Craven Stakes at Newmarket yesterday EUROPE'S champion, the Wiltshire-trained two-year-old Toormore, proved he remains the consummate professional at three after getting his season off to a solid start in the Novae Bloodstock Insurance Craven Stakes at ... (more)

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Sky Sports

Chasing switch for As I Am

As I Am is set to strut her stuff over fences this summer after signing off over the smaller obstacles in magnificent fashion in the Thoroughbred Breeders' Association Mares' Novices' Hurdle at Cheltenham.

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EquiSearch

Time to Ride "100 Day Horse Challenge" to Launch June 1, 2014

The American Horse Council's initiative offers $100,000 in cash and prize incentives for engaging newcomers in horse activities.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Ruidoso News

Horse sculpture presented a challenge in 1995

The Appaloosa is followed by a paint mare and her foal in the monumental sculpture by the late Dave McGary that marks the entrance to the Hubbard Museum of the American West in Ruidoso Downs.

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MacLeans

Northern Dancer: a legendary Canadian horse

In 1964, Canada didn't yet fly the Maple Leaf. Instead, the Red Ensign, which included the Union Jack, served as the country's flag.

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Hoof Beats

Ohio State business students pitch their plans to market harness racing

Ohio State business students pitch their plans to market harness racing Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - from the USTA Communications Department Eight groups of students, with names like Midland's Finest, Front Runners and The Mighty Mares, pitched their ideas on how to market harness racing and it wasn't just a typical end of semester presentation.

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