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Horse Of The Year, Eclipse Award Finalists Announced

Led by Horse of the Year candidates Arrogate, California Chrome, and Songbird, the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA), Daily Racing Form and the National Turf Writers and Broadcasters (NTWAB) today announced the finalists for the 2016 Eclipse Awards, recognizing excellence in Thoroughbred racing. Winners in 17 horse and human categories will be announced at the 46th annual Eclipse Awards dinner and ...

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Report: China Horse Club Buys Into Starlet Winner Abel Tasman

Clearsky Stables’ Abel Tasman and jockey Joseph Talamo win the Grade I $ 300,000 Starlet at Los Alamitos Race Course China Horse Club has bought into Abel Tasman, winner of the G1 Starlet Stakes last month. The BloodHorse reports that the promising 3-year-old daughter of Quality Road will remain with trainer Simon Callaghan. China Horse Club will campaign the filly in partnership with breeder ...

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Cool Arrow Named Remington Horse Of The Meeting

Cool Arrow, by winning two of the three main stakes races at Remington Park for 2-year-olds, including the richest in the $ 300,000 Springboard Mile, is the Horse of the Meeting for the 2016 season. Owned by Brad Grady of Covington, Texas and trained by Joe Sharp, Cool Arrow won both the Springboard Mile (by 3-1/2 lengths on Dec. 11) ...

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Australia: Waller fined after horse tests positive for ice

Chris Waller: pleaded guilty to the charge   PICTURE: Getty Images    By Peter Scargill 8:30AM 9 DEC 2016  Australia: Chris Waller, trainer of the superstar mare Winx, has been fined A$ 30,000 (£17,814) after a horse in his care tested positive for the party drug ice. Ice, a form of the stimulant methamphetamine, was detected in the system of Betcha Thinking ...

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Minding Honored As Horse Racing Ireland’s Horse Of The Year

Champion Minding and jockey Ryan Moore overcame a troubled trip and drew off to win the G1 Investec Oaks The winners of the 2016 Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) Awards were announced at Leopardstown Racecourse Dec. 5, at a reception attended by many of the industry’s leading trainers, jockeys and owners. Guest of honor was Minister of Agriculture, Food and the ...

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Chepstow Re-Rallies To Score In Claming Crown Iron Horse

Displaying the courage to match his speed, GLAB Racing Stable’s Chepstow grudgingly yielded the lead to favored Goodtimehadbyall in deep stretch but re-rallied along the inside for a gutsy half-length victory in the $ 110,000 Claiming Crown Iron Horse Saturday at Gulfstream Park. The 1 1/16-mile Iron Horse for 3-year-olds and up that have started for a claiming price of ...

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Super Sprinter Sacre named horse of the year at ROA awards

Sprinter Sacre: popular Cheltenham festival hero took the top prize   PICTURE: Mark Cranham (racingpost.com/photos)    By Bruce Jackson 12:33PM 2 DEC 2016  SPRINTER SACRE has left racing’s stage but the chaser of a lifetime picked up two final accolades at the Racehorse Owners’ Association’s annual horseracing awards dinner in London on Thursday night. The ten-year-old’s owner Caroline Mould received not ...

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Best witness claims John 'not in control' of horse at Plumpton

Trainer Jim Best: denies telling John to stop two horses in 2015   PICTURE: Getty Images    By Jon Lees 7:11PM 22 NOV 2016  FORMER Irish champion jump jockey Tom Morgan on Tuesday described the rider who claims Jim Best ordered him to stop two horses, as a novice who was incapable of restraining his horse and got tired. Morgan, best ...

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Opinion: Despite Loss In Breeders’ Cup, Chrome A ‘Worthy Horse Of The Year’

by Paulick Report Staff | 11.16.2016 | 3:24pm Arrogate defeats California Chrome in the Breeders’ Cup Classic Arrogate’s stirring victory over California Chrome in the Breeders’ Cup Classic earlier this month vaulted him to the top of this year’s 3-year-old class. The Bob Baffert trainee has also become part of the Horse of the Year conversation in many circles. However, as ...

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‘Horse Of An Absolute Lifetime’: 10-Year-Old Sprinter Sacre Retired

A minor leg injury during training at his home yard has ended the career of champion chaser Sprinter Sacre, trainer Nicky Henderson reported on Twitter Sunday. The 10-year-old winner of 18 of his 24 lifetime starts, including nine at the Group 1 level, retires with earnings of £1,136,884 (about $ 1.4 million US). “His ability and charisma go together,” said ...

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