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‘Horrific’ Incident At Brighton Results In Tragedy When Blindfolded Horse Runs Loose On Track

A tragic accident at Brighton Racecourse in England resulted in the euthanasia of filly Just Marion, according to racingpost.com. She was loaded into the starting gate with a blindfold, which apprentice jockey Louis Steward was supposed to remove at the start of the race. Instead, Just Marion stumbled leaving the gates, unseating Steward, and ran loose around the course while ...

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Prairie Meadows Racing Club Horse Wins In Debut

Since trainer Kelly Von Hemel claimed the gray gelding, How About Him, on May 12, the 95 members of the inaugural Prairie Meadows Racing Club (the Club) had been patiently waiting for their horse’s big debut. On Saturday, May 27, How About Him competed in his first race as the Club’s horse. He faced seven rivals in the ninth race ...

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American Patriot Earns Honor As Fasig-Tipton Turf Horse Of The Month For April

American Patriot (War Front) wins the Maker’s 46 Mile (G1) at Keeneland on 4.14.2017. Javier Castellano up, Todd Pletcher trainer, WinStar Farm owner. WinStar Farm’s American Patriot, who earned a likely trip to England’s revered Royal Ascot by capturing Keeneland‘s Grade 1 Maker’s 46 Mile, is the Fasig-Tipton Turf Horse of the Month for April on the all-things turf racing ...

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Sovereign Awards: Caren Honored As Canadian Horse Of The Year

Caren earned the title of Canadian Horse of the Year at the annual Sovereign Awards Ceremony held in Toronto Thursday evening. Caren, a daughter of Society’s Chairman, also was named Champion 3-year-old filly. The full list of Sovereign Award winners are listed below: Canadian Horse of the Year: Caren Champion 2-year old male: King and His Court Champion 2-year old ...

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‘The Greatest Horse I’ve Ever Seen’: Arrogate Misses The Break, Then Circles The Field In Dubai World Cup

It looked like a disaster at the start of Saturday’s $ 10 million Dubai World Cup as Juddmonte Farm’s Arrogate was totally unprepared for the break, leaving the gates awkwardly and then bumped hard on both sides to find himself dead last in the 14-horse field. But veteran reinsman Mike Smith never panicked aboard the champion son of Unbridled’s Song, ...

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Rapper Dragon Pulls Away In Hong Kong Derby, Becomes First Horse To Sweep Classic Series

The BMW Hong Kong Derby marks the third race in that country’s Classic Series of 4-year-old races, and on Sunday, Rapper Dragon became the first horse in history to win all three Classics in Hong Kong’s version of the Triple Crown. He had captured the Classic Mile in January and the 9-furlong Classic Cup in February before Sunday’s 2000-meter (about ...

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Fry's Air Horse One heads Imperial Cup entries | Horse Racing News |

Harry Fry: “we’ll not be going for the bonus”  PICTURE:Martin Lynch (racingpost.com/photos)   By Stuart Riley 2:14PM 6 MAR 2017  HARRY FRY’S four-timer seeking Air Horse One heads 24 entries for Saturday’s big betting heat, Sandown’s £70,000 Grade 3 Matchbook Imperial Cup Handicap Hurdle. RELATED LINKS With a maximum field size of 24 all those declared would get a run if standing ...

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