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  1. Hambleton trainer Kevin Ryan looks to land treble at Thirsk's opening meeting of 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago |

    NORTH Yorkshire trainer Kevin Ryan, on the mark with Astaire in the Group 2 Abernant Stakes at Newmarket on Thursday, may not need to travel quite so far to have a host of winning chances today. The Hambleton trainer could well make the journey to Newbury to saddle the highly-regarded Flaming Spear, but he is strongly represented at his local Thirsk course and can land a treble at the track's opening meeting of 2015.


  2. Dissident goes out on top in the All Aged StakesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Rarely does a horse get to go out on top, but Dissident did just that in winning the All Aged Stakes at Randwick on Saturday. Jockey Jim Cassidy was moved to tears after a tough week in which his sister-in-law Marion died; trainer Peter Moody beamed with pride at the Sebring colt he bought on speck; and breeder Henry Field of Newgate Farm sung the praises of both.


  3. Maund faces stewards investigation over suspected raceday treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Age

    Cranbourne trainer Ricky Maunda will now be the subject of a Racing Victoria stewards investigation after officials ordered the scratching of one of his horses, Uncle Keithya , at Caulfield on Saturday, because they suspected possible raceday treatment. Chief steward Terry Bailey explained that RV's compliance assurance team had tendered a report after visiting the Maund's stables earlier in the day and that "there was some concerns as to whether Uncle Keithy had received raceday treatment.


  4. Trainer Andrew Murray in tears after first city win with Sunday EscapeRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Age

    Dwayne Dunn riding Sunday Escape races into the home straight ahead of the pack in the Owner.Racing.Com Handicap. Sale-based trainer Andrew Murray was both speechless and weeping with happiness at Caulfield on Saturday after landing his first metropolitan race victory with a horse that was only confirmed in the race - the Owner.Racing.Com Handicap - at 7.20 on Saturday morning.


  5. Fontein Ruby rolls in cash thanks to Robert Smerdon's smartsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Sydney Morning Herald

    Caulfield trainer Robert Smerdon has set his grand filly Fontein Ruby on a group 1 course this autumn with the Australasian Oaks in Adelaide next month her main target. Smerdon was planning to run the daughter of Turffontein this weekend, but his original idea was to take her over the border to South Australia to run in the 1800-metre Schweppervescence, a race worth $115,000, at Morphettville, where the Oaks will be staged in May. But last weekend the trainer was glancing through the racing calendar and noticed that his filly was eligible for the 1600m Thoroughbred Breeders Victoria Vobis Gold Reef, an event worth $250,000 with a restricted entry criteria.


  6. Scottish Grand National: Alan King is aiming for more success on his home turfRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Daily Record

    ALAN KING doesn't visit his homeland merely to sample the generous hospitality of the good citizens of Ayr, but rather like the Vikings who raided these shores in the days when Crackerjack still gave out pencils, he comes to plunder. And by the sword of Sigurd I he has pillaged a nice few prizes in recent years.


  7. Grassboots: Nyah hot to trot under lightsRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Age

    There was much sadness in the small town of Nyah in late 2012 when the local harness racing club relocated to a new facility in the bustling nearby city of Swan Hill. "There were a lot of people who didn't want the harness to leave, and there are still a lot of people pretty sour about it," said Gary Lowe, who is the president of the local footy club, Nyah-Nyah West United.


  8. Mark of respect for late owner as Our Boy Malachi keeps winningRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | The Age

    Amazing record: Our Boy Malachi, with Tommy Berry on board, wins the Hall Mark Stakes on Saturday to make it 17 wins from 19 starts. Col Donovan would watch the replays over and over again.


  9. Top horses qualify at The MeadowlandsRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | HarnesRacing

    Spring arrived at The Meadowlands Saturday morning, April 18 and with it came a fair number of stakes types shipping up from the farms to be put through some fast miles and several of past year's stars getting some work in the qualifying races on a perfect day. Sarcy was second beaten just a head in last year's $251,100 Kindergarten final and made her sophomore debut a winning one in 1:55.2 with Yannick Gingras driving for trainer Jimmy Takter.


  10. Stryker Phd still the headliner as Emerald Downs’ 20th season opensRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Seattle Times

    That would be Stryker Phd, the 6-year-old gelding who was Horse of the Year last season at Emerald Downs. The horse deserves that title after winning three stakes races here last season, including the $200,000 Longacres Mile.


  11. One Lucky Dane off Kentucky Derby trail with leg injuryRead the original story

    Yesterday | USA Today

    One Lucky Dane off Kentucky Derby trail with leg injury Check out this story on ARCADIA, Calif. - One Lucky Dane is out of the field for next month's Kentucky Derby after injuring himself during a workout at Santa Anita.


  12. Steve Cauthen remembers the last Triple CrownRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Baltimore Sun

    ... to win the Triple Crown when he rode Affirm in 1978. (TJA Tony Jones / handout) The best living symbol of horse racing's Holy Grail was on the phone this week, keeping the hope and vision alive. In 1978, Steve Cauthen was to the American sports ...


  13. Sruthan seeking Curragh repeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Sky Sports

    Paul Deegan's Sruthan will aim to repeat his win of last year in the Big Bad Bob Gladness Stakes at the Curragh on Sunday. Now a five-year-old, the Arakan gelding is a most consistent performer and after being slightly outclassed in the Lockinge, he went on to be placed twice more in Group Three company.


  14. They're Tied: Guerdat And Fellers Will Battle For The World Cup Title On The Last Day AgainRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Chronicle of the Horse

    Steve Guerdat's win in the second leg of the Longines FEI World Cup Final put him into a tie for the lead in the overall standings with Albfuehren's Paille. By the time Rich Fellers and Flexible entered the ring for the second round of the Longines FEI World Cup, three other Americans were already through to the jump-off.


  15. Keeneland Announces Plan For Corbin TrackRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WLEX-TV Lexington

    Keeneland officials have unveiled details of a quarter-horse track planned in southeastern Kentucky. The Times-Tribune reports Keeneland Association Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Vince Gabbert released preliminary drawings last week for Thunder Gap in Corbin.


  16. Three positives for "Ice"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday |

    Although the following story is not related to harness racing, we thought it was an important development in what is happening on the drug front with horses. Scone thoroughbred trainer Luke Griffith has had three of his horses return a positive to methamphetamine after they all won races in late January and early February this year.


  17. Motion for Adjournment the Hon MRS Phyl RendellRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 26 | Falkland Islands News Network

    ... people that participate in these events and for my part, particularly those whose horses enable us to watch horse racing - that rear and train horses for the race track here in Stanley and in the Camp and those that encourage young people to ride. ...


  18. Perfect Neighbour for Lady Geeta TrophyRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Jamaica Observer

    Perfect Neighbour, last year's winner of the Lady Geeta Trophy, makes his second appearance of the season in the Graded Stakes event that headlines the 10-race card at Caymanas Park today, no doubt for a repeat success. A race for three-year-olds and upward going 1,200 metres, the Lady Geeta is the penultimate call on the card and is scheduled to go to post at approximately 4:25 pm, with first post at 12:10 pm.


  19. Susan L. Dake FergusonRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    Susan L. Dake Ferguson, 59, of North Main, Broadalbin, passed away peacefully on Thursday morning, April 16, with her loving family at her bedside. Born August 7, 1955, in Amsterdam, New York, she was the daughter of Roger C. Dake and Mary Tricozzi .


  20. Dissident (Aus) delivers fifth Group 1Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Thoroughbred Daily News

    In what many considered the race of the carnival, the G1 All Aged Stakes drew together a high-class field of 13, with nine individual Group 1 winners contesting the race. Last start G1 TJ Smith Stakes winner Chautauqua jumped away the favourite, just ahead of the third placed runner in that same race Terravista , while Dissident , a last start third in the G1 Futurity Stakes in February was well in the market.