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Steve Haskin’s Derby Dozen – January 22, 2019

The first Derby Dozen of 2019 is here! More…

Gray Attempt to Stretch Out in Smarty Jones

Stakes for 3-year-olds is featured on Oaklawn’s opening day Jan. 25. More…

War of Will Gets His ‘Wow’ Moment in Lecomte

Baffert Considers Plans for Game Winner, McKinzie

Long Range Toddy Works Toward 2019 Debut at Oaklawn

Records Fall as Win Win Win Prevails at Tampa Bay Downs

Walking Thunder Taking Next Step at Meydan

Kentucky Derby Purse Increased to $3 Million

Belmont Stakes Racing Festival Tickets on Sale Jan. 24

Accelerate, City of Light Meet for Last Time in Pegasus

Accelerate at Santa Anita Park

Accelerate, City of Light Meet for Last Time in Pegasus

Say what you will about the overall quality of the fields for the first two editions of the Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1), but the early season event has never been lacking for a big horse or two.

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William "Buff" Bradley with The Player

The Remarkable Journey of The Player

Since his days growing up on the Bradley family’s Indian Ridge Farm near Frankfort, Ky., the charismatic chestnut colt known as The Player has been beloved for his sharp mind and quirky, oddly laid-back disposition.

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A colt by I Am Invincible sells for seven figures during Book 1 of the Magic Million Gold Coast Yearling Sale

Magic Millions Continues Australian Commercial Surge

With the advantage of big markets in Hong Kong and other successful Asian racing countries that do not have large breeding programs, the Australian auction markets have, not surprisingly, reached all-time highs.

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Roy H powers home in the Palos Verdes Stakes at Santa Anita Park

Roy H Sparkles in Palos Verdes Return

With the cool poise of a seasoned professional, Roy H cruised in a perfect stalking spot just outside the leader, inhaled that rival around the far turn, and drew off under wraps in a sparkling final time of 1:08.89.

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Jeff Hiles at Churchill Downs

Ex-Marine Hiles Hopes to Command Attention as a Trainer

Three stalls at Oaklawn Park belong to trainer Jeff Hiles, a former Marine Corps sergeant who went out on his own late last year after serving as an assistant to Kenny McPeek.

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Roy H Begins 2019 Campaign in Palos Verdes

7-year-old gelding could take a run at a third consecutive championship in 2019. More…

Tight Ten Aims for First Stakes Win in Lecomte

Tapit colt is trained by two-time Lecomte winner Steve Asmussen. More…

Connections Hope ‘Wow’ Factors in Lecomte

Favorite Skyler’s Scramjet Slides Into Toboggan

X Y Jet Provides Star Power to Sunshine Millions

Grade 2 Winner Liora Tries Silverbulletday Stakes

Manitoba-Bred Escape Clause Favored in La Canada Stakes

Beauty Generation Meets Dubai Hopefuls in Hong Kong

Horse-by-Horse Preview of the Lecomte Stakes

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Boyd Browning Jr. at Fasig-Tipton in Lexington

Fasig-Tipton Continues to Move Forward in California

The announcement that trainer Mike Machowsky would head up Fasig-Tipton’s California initiative was the next step in North America’s oldest sales company’s effort to establish itself in the Golden State.

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Shortage of Female Riders not Necessarily Gender Issue

Rosie Napravnik after winning the 2014 Breeders' Cup Distaff on Untapable at Santa Anita Park

Shortage of Female Riders not Necessarily Gender Issue

The North American Racing Academy is well-regarded, but when it comes to turning out polished, professional riders, the school is at a disadvantage to those in Latin American countries, as well as France, Ireland, Japan, and other nations.

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