Horse Racing

Racing! What the CHRB rule book says

2 days ago   |   Los Angeles Times

Chuck Winner, until recently the chairman of the California Horse Racing Board, did a little research to hopefully put an end to one aspect of the confusion regarding the...
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Horse Racing's Tough Year Keeps Getting Tougher

2 days ago   |   NY Times

A spate of horse deaths. An upended Kentucky Derby. And now questions about a Triple Crown winner and performance-enhancing drugs.
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Why this ancient land is the spiritual home of Irish horse racing

4 days ago   |   Saint Louis Today

There are few things the Irish love more than horse racing.
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In Defense of Justify, Bob Baffert Lets Others Do the Talking for a Change

4 days ago   |   NY Times

The Hall of Fame trainer declined to comment on a drug test report, but his lawyer said contamination had led to detection of a banned substance in Justify weeks before he...
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Justify's trainer says no foul play

5 days ago   |   Times Union

Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert pleaded his innocence Thursday, the day after a bombshell story in the New York Times reported that Justify, the 13th winner of thoroughbred...
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Three horses die in the first two days of fall racing season at Belmont Park

5 days ago   |   NY Daily News   |   3 articles

The fall horse racing season is beginning similarly to how the last one ended: with horses dying on the racetrack. Three horses died in the first two days of racing at New...
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Justify's failed drug test adds to California's horse racing woes

5 days ago   |   Review Journal   |   2 articles

The New York Times report on the 2018 Triple Crown winner's positive test for scopolamine before the series suggests California racing authorities quietly dismissed the case.
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Triple Crown winner Justify reportedly failed a drug test before 2018 Kentucky Derby

5 days ago   |   The Washington Post   |   4 articles

In another blow for horse racing in California, the failed test allegedly occurred at Santa Anita Park.
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Triple Crown Winner Justify Reportedly Failed a Drug Test Before the Kentucky Derby

5 days ago   |   Slate   |   4 articles

The California horse racing regulator quietly swept the infraction under the rug.
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Triple Crown winner Justify failed drug test weeks before Kentucky Derby, should not have run if rules followed

5 days ago   |   National Post   |   4 articles

On June 9, 2018, a colt named Justify thundered home to the full-throated cheers of a capacity crowd to win the 150th running of the Belmont Stakes and claim horse racing's...
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Authorities formed a human chain to help free dolphins stranded in a canal

A 14-link human chain helped free four dolphins that were stranded in a Florida canal. Read more ...

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Authorities: MLB pitcher, St. Cloud resident charged with solicitation of child

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American Becomes 1st Person To Swim English Channel Four Times Without Stopping

Sarah Thomas of Colorado plunged into the record books with her 54-hour feat. She finished Tuesday and said she was stung in the face by a jellyfish in the process. Read more ...

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General Mills recalls Gold Medal flour for possible E. coli contamination

This strain of E. coli usually sickens people within three to four days of exposure. Read more ...

Cokie Roberts, Pioneering Female Journalist Who Helped Shape NPR, Dies at 75

Cokie Roberts, Pioneering Female Journalist Who Helped Shape NPR, Dies at 75

Roberts, who joined the fledgling network in 1978, was a seasoned Washington insider who developed a distinctive voice as a reporter and commentator for both NPR and ABC News. Read more ...

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Daniel Jones named Giants starting quarterback as Eli Manning benched

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This swim just broke a world record

Sarah Thomas, a breast cancer survivor, has broken a world-record by swimming the English Channel four times non-stop, in just over 54 hours. Read more ...

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'Jeopardy!' host Alex Trebek reveals setback in cancer battle

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Cornell will start giving full scholarships to medical students who qualify...

Cornell will start giving full scholarships to medical students who qualify for financial aid

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