Horse racing

Racing! Looking at next year's Kentucky Derby preps

2 hours ago   |   Los Angeles Times

My name is John Cherwa and welcome back to our horse racing newsletter as we offer up another handicapping lesson from Rob Henie.
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For Indonesia's Child Jockeys, Time to Retire at 10, After 5 Years of Racing

6 hours ago   |   NY Times

On an Indonesian island, jockeys as young as 5 compete in high-stakes horse races, a risky practice decried by critics but an important source of income for many poor families.
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Racing! Next year's dates are set. sort of

1 day ago   |   Los Angeles Times

The Calfornia Horse Racing Board met on Thursday at Del Mar and well, waffled on its 2020 racing dates. It essentially gave Santa Anita and Del Mar what it wanted and was about...
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Indian Relay Celebrates History And Culture Through Horse Racing

Indian Relay Celebrates History And Culture Through Horse Racing

2 days ago   |   NPR

One of the ways Native tribes in the West celebrate their history and culture is through annual summer horse races. They're known as Indian Relays, and tribes call them...
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‘Preparation Trumps Youth': 70-Year-Old Man Wins Longest Multi-Horse Race

3 days ago   |   NY Times

The winner, Bob Long, “hated” to think that he couldn't complete the Mongol Derby, a grueling 1,000-kilometer competition across the steppes of Mongolia.
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Racing! Stewards' rulings are back

5 days ago   |   Los Angeles Times

Horse racing newsletter
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Hall of Fame broadcaster Jack Whitaker dies at 95

5 days ago   |   National Post   |   3 articles

Legendary sportscaster Jack Whitaker, who called the first Super Bowl but was best known for his work on golf and horse racing, died of natural causes Sunday in Pennsylvania...
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2019 Pacific Classic predictions, contenders, lineup: Horse racing insider reveals surprising picks

6 days ago   |   CBS Sports

Gene Menez hit the Pick 4 in the 2017 Kentucky Derby
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Allure of Saratoga Race Track draws famous fans

6 days ago   |   Boston Herald

Celebrities love following their favorite team, often sitting courtside, near a dugout or in the owner's box. Three-time Academy Award-winning actor Jack Nicholson has cheered...
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Racing! Who's got the hot 2-year-olds?

12 days ago   |   Los Angeles Times

Horse racing newsletter for August 12.
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