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Derby Day!

Today is one of the most exciting days of the year for me! Welcome to Derby Day, everyone!

Four years ago I fell in love with horse racing and started learning more about the sport. 108 more words

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Woodward Stakes Preview

With the final weekend of the Saratoga meet approaching, it is time for older horses to battle it out in the Grade I Woodward Stakes. The Woodward is the 10th race of a 12 race card that also features the Bernard Baruch on the turf and the Forego. 204 more words

Handicapping Results and Thoughts from this Past Weekend

Sometimes this can be a wonderfully rewarding game; other times it can be a cruel, cruel game. Inevitably, we all see both ends of the spectrum and I happened to be on the cruel end this past weekend with the Razorback – I’ll get to that in a minute. 1,191 more words


Hansen Likely to Skip Haskell Stakes in Favor of the West Virginia Derby

Within the last two weeks there are has been a shake-up in the three-year-old division, which has seen Union Rags retire and Bodemeister pull out of the Haskell Invitational. 268 more words

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Belmont Winner Union Rags Retires

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — Belmont Stakes winner Union Rags has been retired because of a tendon injury in his left front leg.

The announcement on Saturday came a week after the colt’s veterinarian had said he would be out with the injury but that his prognosis was “excellent” for a return to the races next year. 241 more words


Bodemeister to miss Haskell due to temperature

Bob Baffert has taken Bodemeister off the GI Haskell trail due to a fever that will spike all his training for the time being. Bodemeister… 114 more words

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Union Rags sidelined with Tendon Injury for the rest of 2012

 Union Rags has sustained a minor tendon injury in his left front leg and will miss the remainder of the 2012 racing season, said Russell Jones, a close longtime advisor to the colt’s owner and breeder, Phyllis Wyeth! 78 more words

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