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I’ll Have Another Wins The Preakness Stakes

Kentucky Derby winner I’ll Have Another wins the Preakness Stakes.

05/19/2012

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

Preakness Stakes: A Thrilling Derby Rematch Is Set For Baltimore

If the trends hold, the winner of this year’s Preakness will be one of the six that ran in the Derby, and will go off at odds of less than 4-to-1. Here is a closer look at the 11 who will line up for the 2012 Preakness Stakes:

05/17/2012

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New York Assemblyman Calls For Betting Machines To Return To NYC Bars

Assemblyman Micah Kellner said that New York has been deprived of a legal way to bet on horse racing. They were in just a few spots, Kellner said, and they used to bring in $165 million a year.

05/05/2012

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Drosselmeyer Wins $5M Breeders’ Cup Classic Stakes

Drosselmeyer, a 14-1 long shot, roared down the middle of the track and caught Game On Dude in the closing strides to win the $5 million Classic by 1½ lengths Saturday.

WFAN–11/05/2011

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Upsets Rule On Day 2 Of Breeders’ Cup

Upsets ruled the first three races on the second day of the Breeders’ Cup, with Afleet Again pulling off the biggest surprise at 41-1 odds in the $500,000 Marathon.

WFAN–11/05/2011

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2011 Breeders’ Cup Classic Preview

This Saturday’s Breeders’ Cup Classic may lack the star power and historical significance that came with the entry of Zenyatta in last year’s edition, but it still brings together a classy field of America’s best […]

11/03/2011

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Brennan Achieves Double Glory At Oaks And Hambletonian

Driver George Brennan achieves the rare glory of winning the Hambletonian and Oaks races on the same day.

WFAN–08/06/2011

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Shackleford Ready To Run At The Belmont

The rubber match is on: Preakness winner Shackleford is ready to take on Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom in next Saturday’s Belmont Stakes.

WFAN–06/04/2011

Jockey Andrew Lakeman

Paralyzed Jockey Returns To Belmont Park As An Inspiration

A professional jockey riding a race on Long Island was nearly killed in a horrifying accident on the track four years ago. On Thursday, the wheelchair-bound athlete showed the new meaning in his life, and the miracle comeback fueled with perseverance and inspiration.

05/26/2011

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Shackleford Jockey Beams After Preakness Victory

In the Derby, Shackleford led from the start before fading to fourth. In the Preakness, Castanon settled in behind pacesetting Flashpoint, took the lead at the back stretch and wouldn’t relinquish it.

WFAN–05/21/2011

John Velazquez, Animal Kingdom

Animal Kingdom Likely To Run In Preakness

Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom will be heading back to his home turf to await a likely run in the second leg of the Triple Crown.

WFAN–05/08/2011

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Not Ready For The Kentucky Derby? Check Out Our Cheat Sheet

It’s okay to care about horse racing once a year. This weekend—with the 137th running of the Kentucky Derby—is that time.

WFAN–05/05/2011

John Campbell drives Lucky Chucky in the Hambletonian elimination at the Meadowlands Racetrack - East Rutherford, NJ - Jul 31, 2010 (Photo: U.S. Trotting Association)

There’s Hope For Horse Racing In New Jersey

Talks are ongoing between the Christie administration and standardbred breeders about saving horse racing at the Meadowlands.

12/17/2010

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Internet Betting, Horse Breeder Bills On Tap In NJ

The Internet gambling would be run by Atlantic City casinos and would include all games, including poker, that can be played at casinos.

12/16/2010

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Sports And Internet Betting Bills Up For Votes In N.J.

Measures to expand off-track betting options and create exchange wagering on horse racing are up for votes. So too is a measure that would push legalized sports betting one step closer to reality.

12/13/2010

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