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2 hrs ago | Lancashire Telegraph

The Bet Victor Racing Column

The yard of Michael Smith have been well below par of late after a good start to the season, but Imperial Vic would be something to bet on in the Novices' Chase at Wetherby over 3m 1f if he was anywhere near back to his best.

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6 hrs ago | The Advertiser

Horror fall jockey presents donation for rehabilitation centre

Jockey Brian Toomey, fundraiser Jack Berry, and, right, Grand National winning jockey Gerry Scott, receive a cheque from James Sanderson, Clerk of the Course A JOCKEY who sustained life-threatening head injuries after his horse collapsed in a race has collected a A 2,000 donation towards a rehabilitation centre for those injured in the sport.

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10 hrs ago | HarnessLink.com

Rochester Fair lobbying for casino/harness racing

Legislators in Concord are currently debating Senate Bill 366, which seeks to allow for the selection and operation of two casinos in New Hampshire, including the operation of video slot machines and table games.

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14 hrs ago | Mid Devon Star

Horse Racing: McCoy and Tommo heading for Taunton finale tomorrrow evening

TWO of racing's best know characters, champion jockey A.P.McCoy and Derek Thompson, are heading to Taunton for their final meeting of the season tomorrow when the first of the seven race card is due off at 4.55pm.

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15 hrs ago | The Oregonian

Horse owner won't be charged in fatal car-horse collision in Boise

No charges will be filed against the owner of a horse that escaped and caused a fatal crash or the property owners where the horse was kept.

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20 hrs ago | The News

Weir, Lipinski to cover fashion on NBC's Kentucky Derby coverage

NBC is adding Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski to its Kentucky Derby telecast as fashion correspondents next week, illustrating how the network's coverage now reflects one of the most female-friendly televised sporting events of the year.

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20 hrs ago | The Modesto Bee

NBC adding Weir, Lipinski to Derby

NBC said Tuesday the announcing team will comment on the fashion and party scene at horse racing's signature event next week.

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20 hrs ago | SFGate

NBC adding Weir, Lipinski to Derby

This March 2, 2014 file photo shows Johnny Weir, left, and Tara Lipinski at the Oscars in Los Angeles.

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22 hrs ago | Bicester Advertiser

POINT-TO-POINT: Cuban cruise gives Venant dream debut

Jordan Venant passes the post in front of the big crowd on board the Joanna Whittington-trained Cuban Piece for his first winner in the members' race Jordan Venant was overjoyed after Cuban Piece gave him a winner on his first ride with victory at the Old Berkshire Hunt meeting at Lockinge, near Wantage, yesterday.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

HarnessLink.com

Harrington ready for start of 68th season

Harrington Raceway's 68th season of live harness racing will get underway Monday night with a 15-race program scheduled to start at 5:30 p.m. There will be a hat giveaway at 5 p.m. on the lower level of the grandstand, as well as $1 hot dogs and $1 live racing programs throughout the evening.

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San Gabriel Valley Tribune

Horse racing to leave Fairplex in Pomona for Los Alamitos

POMONA >> Fairplex officials confirmed today that horse racing will be moved to the Los Alamitos Race Course this fall contingent upon approval from the California Horse Racing Board.

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NOLA.com

Churchill Downs Inc. likely to face more questions during Louisiana State Racing Commission meeting Tuesday

That was evident at the last meeting of the Racing Commission on Feb. 17, when several commissioners questioned CDI's long-term plan in regards to the Fair Grounds, one of four racetracks it controls.

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13WHAM

Sodus farm owner charged with animal cruelty

A woman who recently had cows, horses and at least 17 birds seized from her property in Wayne County has been charged with 15 counts of animal cruelty.

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BBC News

Racing broadcaster Wilson dies aged 73

Wilson joined the BBC in 1966 and went on to cover some of the most iconic moments in racing history.

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Kidderminster Shuttle

Weston's the star at Chaddesley Corbett

Temple Grandin , Unwanted Gift and the eventual winner Iberico between the final two fences of the Confined race.

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Oxford Times

POINT-TO-POINT

DONNACHA Tuohy fulfilled a boyhood dream when riding his first winner on Viel Gluck for Aston Rowant trainer Alan Hill at Kimble's Kimblewick Hunt meeting on Saturday.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

LA Daily News

Beholder cruises to victory as winter-spring meeting ends at Santa Anita Park

Two-time Eclipse Award-winning filly Beholder kicked off her 2014 campaign with a victory Sunday that turned out to be nothing more than a paid workout as Santa Anita Park closed out its winter-spring meeting.

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Kent Reporter

Belt prevails in Saturday's feature race | Emerald Downs

Belt sweeps past Follow My Tracks for the victory Saturday at Emerald Downs. Rocco Bowen is the winning rider for trainer Tom Wenzel and owner Ron Crockett Inc. Belt rallied past Follow My Tracks and notched a 2 3/4-length victory Saturday in the $14,375 Rhodes & Associates Purse for 3-year-olds and up at rainy Emerald Downs.

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Blood Horse

Featured Horse Profile: Frac Daddy

Magic City Thoroughbred Partners' Frac Daddy returned to Keeneland and returned to winning ways April 19, taking the $150,000 Ben Ali Stakes at the Lexington oval.

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EquiSearch

U.S. Qualifies Horses for Final Leg of 2014 Longines FEI World Cup Jumping Final

Seven horse and rider combinations will represent the United States in the final competition of the 2014 Longines FEI World Cup Jumping Final.

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