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3 hrs ago | The Aiken Standard

Aiken resident saddles up Carolina Moonshine for American Horsewoman's Challenge

STAFF PHOTO BY DEDE BILES Julie Robins and Carolina Moonshine will compete in the American Horsewoman's Challenge on Oct. 3-5 in Oklahoma. Their sponsors are Carolina Moon Distillery, The Muck Life and Dr. Jamie Carter of Southern Equine Service.

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7 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Trade Storm comes on in deep stretch to capture Woodbine Mile race

The six-year-old British-bred gelding took the lead in deep stretch, then held off a determined charge from Kaigun to capture the $1-million Ricoh Woodbine Mile on Sunday at Woodbine Racetrack. Last year, Trade Storm, with Gary Stevens aboard, had to settle for third as Wise Dan stole the show, earning his second straight race title by 3 1/2 lengths in a track-record time of 1:31.75.

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12 hrs ago | The Standard

Racing off to a galloping start

The first-day crowd and the turnover were the highest in more than 20 years, and a horse named Golden Harvest won the main event. The high performances led Jockey Cub chief executive Winfried Engelbrecht-Bresges to abandon his usual cautious approach at the season opener to say the figures made the club optimistic going into its 130th anniversary year.

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16 hrs ago | Sky Sports

Australia in line for Ascot

Champions Day at Ascot is the likely next port of call for Australia following his shock defeat at Leopardstown on Saturday. Aidan O'Brien's dual Derby hero and emphatic Juddmonte International winner was long odds-on to add another Group One prize to his collection in the Irish Champion Stakes, but York form was reversed as International runner-up The Grey Gatsby gained his revenge.

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20 hrs ago | RTE.ie

Ectot impresses in Longchamp triumph

The prolific Elie Lellouche-trained colt had been off the track since landing the Prix de Fontainebleau over a mile in April, but was a 15-8 favourite for his comeback, stepping up a full half-mile in trip. Jockey Gregory Benoist settled the three-year-old - in whom Al Shaqab recently purchased a half-share - at the back of the field for much of the journey and he made effortless progress when given his head in the straight, quickly swooping to the lead.

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21 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

Racing: Goldie seeks last piece of the puzzle in bid to win Ayr Gold Cup

Occasionally, they form a photo-finish. The dream of producing the best is thus matched with the substance of a powerful thoroughbred flashing past the winning post.

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Yesterday | BleacherReport

Floyd Mayweather Fight Odds, Start Time, Undefeated Record and Highlights

Floyd Mayweather is an American boxer. Floyd Mayweather is an American boxer who will be fighting Marcos Maidana on Saturday night.

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Sat Sep 13, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Mustang Makeover, horse festival march in unison

For the first time, an Extreme Mustang Makeover will be held in Virginia, in conjunction with the new Virginia Horse Festival. Both events run March 27-29 at the Meadow Event Park near Kings Dominion amusement park in Doswell.

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The Republic

Girl's cancer fight inspires horse-racing community

The bustle of Indiana Downs horse track surrounded Elizabethtown resident Marci McCauley, who sat on a bench before the evening's fourth race and did her best to check the tears streaming from her eyes. McCauley took a couple of deep breaths, then launched forward, talking about her 8-year-old daughter Cierra's struggle with cancer.

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The Washington Post

Ball Dancing wins Belmont's Sands Point Stakes

Ball Dancing beat Xcellence by a half-length, giving trainer Chad Brown a 1-2 finish in the $500,000 Sands Point Stakes for 3-year-old fillies on the turf Saturday at Belmont Park. The two Brown trainees rallied in tandem in the deep stretch, with Ball Dancing edging clear in the final strides in her U.S. debut.

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Barron's

In Kentucky, a Derby for the History Books

Kentucky, the home of the incomparable Churchill Downs, thrills us each May with some of the world's greatest thoroughbred horse racing. This year the Bluegrass State is giving the nation an extra jolt of excitement by staging a crucial, expensive, and surprisingly close midterm-election contest.

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Washington Times

Horse boarding and training business opens

Jaclyn Sicoli brings years of experience with horses to her new enterprise - Peace of Mind Dressage - a new horse boarding and training business she opened Sept. 1. Owned by Mike Clabaugh for the past 34 years, Woodvale Farms remains one of few intact 150-acre equestrian facilities in the state, Sicoli said.

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Sporting Life

Kingston Hill: All set for the St Leger

BEST ODDS GUARANTEED on all UK and Irish races plus A 30 free bet and entry to Sky Bet Club! Views from connections ahead of Saturday's Ladbrokes St Leger at Doncaster, including Roger Varian on market leader Kingston Hill. Roger Varian has suffered a couple of big-race false starts with Kingston Hill but the ante-post Ladbrokes St Leger favourite heads to Doncaster on Saturday in what could be a "huge" moment in the trainer's career.

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The Star

Teams go for the green at Bridles & Birdies

Staff photo by Derrek Asberry Rick Cram, owner of the Highfields Event Center, takes a couple of swings during Friday's Bridles and Birdies. Tony Allman shocked everyone at the Bridles & Birdies event when he made a $1,000 bid for his team, The First Tee of Aiken, during an auction before the competition.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Daily Record

Driver, horse injured before harness race at Wayne County Fair

A driver parading with his horse to the post in the first harness race Wednesday was injured when there was a collision with a tractor grading the track. After the drivers were introduced, most of them were on the high side of the track, but John Green was on the low side, said Dr. Richard Mairs, a fair board director and fair veterinarian.

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The Advocate

Churchill Downs Inc. seeking to sell Fair Grounds

Advocate staff photo by ALEXANDER BARKOFF f -- Thanksgiving Day at the Fair Grounds in New Orleans, Nov. 28, 2013. Horses break from the starting gate for the fifth race at the Fair Grounds Race Course Thanksgiving Day.

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Daily Racing Form

Uncaptured, 2012 Canadian Horse of the Year, retired

Uncaptured, a multiple graded stakes winner who received the Sovereign Award as Canada's Horse of the Year in 2012 as a 2-year-old, has been retired from racing, according to a release from trainer Mark Casse on Friday. Stud plans have not been announced for the Ontario-bred 4-year-old Lion Heart horse.

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WBOC-TV Salisbury

Salmond: Savvy salesman for Scottish independence

11, 2014. . Scotland's First Minister, Alex Salmond, waves to the crowd during a visit to Edinburgh campaigning as "Team Scotland against Team Westminster", Wednesday Sept.

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Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Salmond: Savvy salesman for Scottish independence

Alex Salmond is many things: a gambler with an obsessive eye for the horses, a populist showman equally quick to cause and claim outrage, an improvisational wit with a cut-throat edge. And should he triumph in Scotland's independence referendum Thursday, Salmond would earn a new reputation - as the man who knocked the "Great" out of Britain.

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The Washington Post

Salmond: Savvy salesman for Scottish independence

Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond addresses an audience of international journalists exactly 17 years since the country voted Yes to devolution at the Edinburgh International Conference Centre, Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014.

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