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Ethereal Road Using Sir Barton as Springboard to Belmont

Ethereal Road Using Sir Barton as Springboard to Belmont

Ten 3-Year-Olds Seek First Stakes Victory in 24th Running of 1 1/16M Stakes BALTIMORE – Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas isn’t afraid to swing for the fences. But he also knows sometimes it’s best to take the base on balls when presented the opportunity. Not that Saturday’s $100,000 Sir Barton, sponsored by Brandon …

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McPeeks gamble own money on Creative Minister

McPeeks gamble own money on Creative Minister

Baltimore Kenny McPeek knows that with money comes influence. When the decision was made to pay $150,000 to supplement lightly raced allowance winner Creative Minister into Saturday’s Preakness Stakeshe knew the biggest question might be, “Really?” That is why he put his own money where the entry box was. Literally his own money. “My wife …

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2022 Preakness Stakes odds, predictions, lineup: Horse racing expert who called Medina Spirit lists picks

2022 Preakness Stakes odds, predictions, lineup: Horse racing expert who called Medina Spirit lists picks

The Kentucky Derby winner won’t run, but an impressive lineup of nine horses will compete in the 2022 Preakness Stakes, set for Saturday at Pimlico Race Course. Kentucky Derby runner-up Epicenter will get a chance for redemption while Rich Strike rests for the Belmont. Rich Strike became the second-biggest long shot to win the Run …

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University of Kentucky Announces Racehorse Injury Study – The Horse

University of Kentucky Announces Racehorse Injury Study – The Horse

Catastrophic injuries in Thoroughbred racehorses are a top concern for the industry and its fans. Researchers at the University of Kentucky’s (UK) Gluck Equine Research Center, in Lexington, recently began a large study to validate previous research suggesting it is possible to detect specific markers that indicate an injury before it becomes career- or life-ending. …

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Looking Back: General Jackson’s failed attempts | Hartsville

Soldier, lawyer, husband, statesman, gentleman farmer, businessman … what more could Andrew Jackson want to add to his resume? It seems that breeding and racing thoroughbred horses was next on that list, and Hartsville, its race track and its horse breeders had a lot to do with Andy’s racing wins and losses. In the early …

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