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Top Casablanca Earns Breeders’ Cup Mile Spot In Chile

Holding on in a furious stretch drive to the wire, Carillanca’s 5-year-old Top Casablanca (CHI), won today’s 1¼- mile Gran Premio Club Hipico Falabella (G1) on turf by a half-length over Marie Madelaine (CHI) and earned an automatic starting position into this year’s $ 2 Breeders’ Cup Mile (G1) through the international Breeders’ Cup Challenge. The Breeders’ Cup Challenge is ...

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Arrogate, Winx Share Top Spot In Longines World’s Best Racehorse Rankings

The first edition of the Longines World’s Best Racehorse Rankings for 2017 features a tie at the top between superstars Arrogate (USA) [127] and Winx (AUS) [127].  LONGINES World’s Best Racehorse Rankings  Leading Horses  click here for complete rankings   Rank Horse Rating Trained 1 ARROGATE (USA) 127 USA 1 WINX (AUS) 127 AUS 3 HARTNELL (GB) 123 AUS 4 SATONO ...

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Racing regains spot as second most attended sport

Crowds at Ascot remain among the highest   PICTURE: Getty Images    By Keith Melrose 11:00AM 18 JAN 2017  RACING regained its position as the second-best attended sport in Britain in 2016 and outperformed most sports in satisfaction levels, according to a study published on Wednesday. Just shy of six million people (5.98m) attended race meetings in 2016, the third-highest figure ...

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Australia: Oceanographer gains Cup spot with Lexus win

Oceanographer swoops through to win the Lexus Stakes   PICTURE: Getty Images    By Mark Scully in Melbourne 4:40AM 29 OCT 2016  Report: Australia, Saturday Flemington: Lexus Stakes (Group 3) 1m4½f, turf, 3yo+ OCEANOGRAPHER (Charlie Appleby/Kerrin McEvoy) produced the most dramatic of late surges to snatch the Lexus Stakes and stamp his ticket into Tuesday’s Melbourne Cup. Such has been the ...

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Australia: Oceanographer secures Cup spot with Lexus win

Charlie Appleby was all smiles again at Flemington   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By Mark Scully in Melbourne 4:40AM 29 OCT 2016  Report: Australia, Saturday Flemington: Lexus Stakes (Group 3) 1m4½f, turf, 3yo+ OCEANOGRAPHER (Charlie Appleby/Kerrin McEvoy) produced the most dramatic of late surges to snatch the Lexus Stakes and stamp his ticket into Tuesday’s Melbourne Cup. Such has been ...

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Australia: Appleby looks to secure Melbourne Cup spot

Charlie Appleby: entered Oceanographer in Lexus Stakes   PICTURE: Edward Whitaker (racingpost.com/photos)    By Mark Scully in Melbourne 1:15PM 25 OCT 2016  OCEANOGRAPHER could bid for a spot in next week’s Melbourne Cup field by contesting Saturday’s Lexus Stakes at Flemington after trainer Charlie Appleby took advantage of the race being re-opened for entries. The five-year-old was a fast-finishing third ...

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California Chrome Retains Top Spot In World’s Best Racehorse Rankings

With his impervious victory in the Awesome Again Stakes (G1), California Chrome (USA) [133] retains the top spot in the eighth edition of the Longines World’s Best Racehorse Rankings for 2016. LONGINES World’s Best Racehorse Rankings  Leading Horses click here for complete rankings  Rank Horse Rating Trained 1 CALIFORNIA CHROME (USA) 133 USA 2 A SHIN HIKARI (JPN) 129 JPN 2 ARROGATE ...

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‘Chrome’ Retains Top Spot In Latest NTRA Poll; Dortmund Breaks Into Top 10

California Chrome and jockey Victor Espinoza, left, hold off a persistant Dortmund (Gary Stevens up), to win the Grade II San Diego Handicap California Chrome the leading Thoroughbred in North America remains in first-place after his half-length victory over Dortmund who broke into the top-ten from twenty-second and climbed into the tenth slot after finishing a game second to California ...

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