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How I’d Bet $100 On The Kentucky Derby

After many months of analysis, it’s time for everyone to make their picks for the Kentucky Derby. I have been high on both Goldencents and Revolutionary for a few weeks and find no reason to jump ship now.

05/03/2013

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Kentucky Derby: A Solid Field Of Colts Set For The 2013 Edition

This year is the first time that colts making the field in the Kentucky Derby qualified under a new points system. In years past, colts qualified based on graded stakes earnings.

05/02/2013

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A ‘Royal’ Field Lined Up For The Breeders’ Cup Ladies’ Classic

The Ladies’ Classic is clearly the best race of Breeders’ Cup weekend which is scheduled for Friday and Saturday at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California. The field of eight fillies and mares have won a combined fifty-seven races from ninety-four starts, an incredible 60% winning percentage.

10/31/2012

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John Cashman, Father Of Yankees GM, Dead At 72

John Cashman, a veteran of the harness racing industry and the father of New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman, has died. He was 72.

09/22/2012

I'll Have Another at the 138th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

I’ll Have Another Says His Final Good-Bye

Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner I’ll Have Another paraded between races at Betfair Hollywood Park on Saturday, giving fans at the colt’s home track a chance to cheer him one last time before he heads off to stud.

07/07/2012

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Belmont Stakes Benefits From Thrilling Finish Despite Scratch Of I’ll Have Another

Even with the absence of I’ll Have Another and his bid to win the Triple Crown, horse racing had a successful day at the Belmont Stakes.

06/10/2012

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Bob Baffert A Runner-Up Again At The Belmont

It happened again Saturday, when Union Rags nipped the trainer’s front-running Paynter at the wire and won the Belmont Stakes.

06/09/2012

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Mario Gutierrez Takes A Bow At Belmont Park

Gutierrez was presented a plaque hours before the Belmont by Carlos M. Sada, the consul general for Mexico based in New York, commemorating the wins in the Kentucky Derby and Preakness.

06/09/2012

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Newly Retired I’ll Have Another Exits The Winner’s Circle

Trainer Doug O’Neill gave his horse three friendly slaps on the flank, removed his saddle, and I’ll Have Another was led out of the Belmont Park winner’s circle into retirement.

06/09/2012

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No Triple Crown Try, No Super Buzz At The Belmont

With I’ll Have Another retired with a tendon injury, there wasn’t much excitement among fans entering the huge racetrack hours before the race.

06/09/2012

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Giant Ryan Breaks Ankle On Belmont Undercard

Giant Ryan broke his left front ankle while battling for the lead in the True North Handicap at Belmont Park on Saturday.

06/09/2012

Exercise rider Faustino Aguilar gallops Dullahan over the track in preparation for the 144th running of the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on June 6, 2012 in Elmont. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Belmont Stakes: No Triple Crown Try, But A Solid Field Remains

Even with the devastating news and the unconventional end of yet another Triple Crown try, an intriguing field of ten remains for the one million dollar Belmont Stakes.

06/08/2012

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Dullahan Blazes, I’ll Have Another Gallops

The horse with possibly the best chance to spoil I’ll Have Another’s bid for a Triple Crown posted a strong workout six days before the Belmont Stakes.

06/03/2012

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Triple Crown Bids Often Come Undone At The Belmont

Since then, 11 horses have won the first two only to come up short in the Belmont, felled by a safety pin picked up in a stall, a stumble out of the gate or a jockey’s judgment.

06/02/2012

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Doug O’Neill Showed Up Sporting A Mets Cap

The morning after Johan Santana pitched the first no-hitter in New York Mets history, the trainer of Triple Crown hopeful I’ll Have Another showed up for his Belmont Stakes news briefing sporting a Mets cap.

06/02/2012

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