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Miss Temple City Wins Hilltop Stakes

BALTIMORE (AP/WJZ) — A new filly makes her mark in the world of thoroughbred horse racing.

In the annual pre-Preakness Black-Eyed Susan event Friday at Pimlico in Baltimore, Miss Temple City took home the crown in the 43rd running of the Hilltop Stakes. 205 more words


Day at the Races: Derby 2015

Originally written for Thisishorseracing.comBy John Cox

The masses flooded into Churchill Downs on a beautiful day Saturday, smashing the attendance record for American racing’s biggest day. 1,705 more words

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Carpe Diem!

Here in Louisville (and probably all around the world), many of us are super excited to watch the Kentucky Derby later today!

My favorite amongst the field of horses is… 64 more words

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Confidence in Carpe Diem

By John CoxOriginally written for Thisishorseracing.com 4.25.15

It was a calm and cool Saturday morning at Keeneland Race Course when multiple Grade 1 winner… 756 more words

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Materialty Wins $1 Million Florida Derby At Gulfstream

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HALLANDALE BEACH (CBSMiami/AP) — You can buy plenty of material things with $600,000. Well, Materiality can do just that after winning the $1 million Florida Derby at Gulfstream Park. 157 more words


Off to Vegas!

After narrowly missing out on a spot in the NHC a few weeks ago, it all came full circle the Saturday before Christmas. The top six finishers earned a trip to Las Vegas, and it could have gone either way for me going into the last race. 380 more words

Race Day rolls in Gulfstream allowance for third straight win, first for new connections

HALLANDALE BEACH, Fl. (Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2014) – Making his debut start for new owner MattSchera, Race Day appeared a worthy investment, cruising to an easy 8 1/2-length victory in a… 267 more words