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On-Track Handle Sets New Breeders’ Cup Record

The 2017 Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Del Mar lured a total of 70,420 fans to the seaside oval who wagered $25,181,317 on track, the highest in the history of the event, which expanded from one day to two in … Continue reading

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Dettori to Ride Almandin in Melbourne Cup

Frankie Dettori will ride the Lloyd Williams-owned Almandin (Ger) (Monsun {Ger}) in the Nov. 7 G1 Melbourne Cup at Flemington. The Italian benefits from the suspension of Damien Oliver, who was handed a 20-day ban after his ride of Happy … Continue reading

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Long on Value Supplemented to Keeneland November

MGSW Long on Value (Value Plus) has been supplemented to the horses of racing age portion of Keeneland’s 2017 November Breeding Stock Sale, it was announced Monday. Recently third in the Sept. 16 GI Ricoh Woodbine Mile, Long on Value … Continue reading

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Two Supplemental Entries Added to Fasig November

Fasig-Tipton has added an additional two supplemental entries to the catalog for its 2017 November Sale to be held Monday, Nov. 6, the sales company announced Monday. Diamond Dona (Bernardini), a daughter of MGISW Maryfield, is offered by Bluewater Sales … Continue reading

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Saint-Cloud Card Off After Protest

By Tom Frary Racing at Saint-Cloud on Sunday, which was set to feature the G1 Criterium de Saint-Cloud, G1 Criterium International and G3 Prix Perth, has been abandoned following a protest involving trainers, owners and breeders and their representatives. Having … Continue reading

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Seltzers Looking for Success in Home ‘City’, Then at Fasig

By Brian DiDonato Tyler Seltzer might refer to he and his father Wayne Seltzer as “small fish” in the racing game, but the success their operation, Seltzer Thoroughbreds, has had on the track with champion female sprinter Finest City (City … Continue reading

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Keeneland’s Before the Hammer: ‘Wind’ a Prevailing Force for Lane’s End at November

Because the quality of horses on offer at the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale is so high, standing out in the crowd is not always easy. For Lane’s End, when it comes to consigning Stellar Wind (Curlin) (Hip 153), among … Continue reading

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Connolly Banned Until 2020

Ben Connolly, former racing manager to suspended trainer Ciaron Maher, has been banned from any involvement in racing until January 2020 for his involvement in an ownership scandal involving Group 1 winner Azkadellia (NZ) (Shinko King {Ire}) and four other … Continue reading

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Trainer Joseph O’Brien Seeks First US Win–and It’s With a Jumper

By Bill Finley When Americans think of Joseph O’Brien they probably think son of Aidan O’Brien, winning jockey on St. Nicholas Abbey (Ire) (Montjeu {Ire}) in the 2011 GI Breeders’ Cup Turf and a rising star among European flat trainers. … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes With the Longines World’s Best Racehorse Rankings Committee

By Amanda Duckworth Come December, a lengthy debate will take place in Hong Kong among the members of the Longines World’s Best Racehorse Rankings Committee. It will last for days, and by the time it is done, the end of … Continue reading

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