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CHRB votes to adopt most restrictive whip rule in North America

3 days ago   |   Los Angeles Times

The California Horse Racing Board voted to adopt a rule that restricts use of the whip in races. It is believed to be the most restrictive in North America.
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For William Nader, a Lifetime With Horse Racing

10 days ago   |   NY Times

He got his start at his hometown track and now is an executive with the Hong Kong Jockey Club.
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Hong Kong Horses Ready for All-Comers in Hong Kong Races

10 days ago   |   NY Times

While there will be stiff competition from around the world, the locals are making more of an impression.
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The Nascar exec in charge of sports betting explains his plan to use data to boost gambling and entice younger viewers

The Nascar exec in charge of sports betting explains his plan to use data to boost gambling and entice younger viewers

20 days ago   |   Business Insider

Nascar is looking to sports betting to attract younger audiences to auto racing. The racing organization is creating new bet types in an effort to expand the market for...
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State board offers more proposals to improve horse racing safety

24 days ago   |   Los Angeles Times

In a move designed to answer Gov. Gavin Newsom's call for change, the California Horse Racing Board announced on Thursday a series of proposals in an effort to improve safety...
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California Horse Racing Board elects vet as new chairman

24 days ago   |   Saint Louis Today

DEL MAR, Calif. - The California Horse Racing Board has chosen a longtime veterinarian as its new chairman.
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The Jockey Yutaka Take Reflects on His Career

24 days ago   |   NY Times

He's won the Japanese Triple Crown, the Japan Cup four times and has more than 4,000 victories.
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The Japan Cup Honors Deep Impact

24 days ago   |   NY Times

He delivered an emphatic victory there in 2006, and his recent death has deeply affected Japanese fans.
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Horse racing's major players form safety coalition

26 days ago   |   Saint Louis Today

LEXINGTON, Ky. - A group of horse racing organizations has announced the formation of a coalition to promote enhanced safety protections and work together to develop new...
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New coalition will promote enhanced safety protocols in horse racing

26 days ago   |   Los Angeles Times

Horse racing will announce Tuesday the formation of the Thoroughbred Safety Coalition, in the hopes of promoting enhanced protocols in the sport.
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Military academies probe possible 'white power' sign at game

Military academies probe possible 'white power' sign at game

The U.S. Military Academy and Naval Academy have appointed officers to conduct separate internal investigations into possible “white power” hand gestures flashed by a few... Read more ...

Kane gets 1st hat trick of season, Blackhawks beat Wild 5-3

Kane gets 1st hat trick of season, Blackhawks beat Wild 5-3

CHICAGO - Patrick Kane scored three goals for his first hat trick of the season, and the Chicago Blackhawks stopped a four-game slide by topping the Minnesota Wild 5-3 on... Read more ...

Bogdanovich scores 25 points, Kings rout Warriors 100-79

Bogdanovich scores 25 points, Kings rout Warriors 100-79

SAN FRANCISCO - Bogdan Bogdanovich scored 25 points, Buddy Hield added 19 and the Sacramento Kings routed the Golden State Warriors 100-79 on Sunday night. Read more ...

Minnesota knocks off No. 3 Ohio State 84-71

Minnesota knocks off No. 3 Ohio State 84-71

MINNEAPOLIS - Marcus Carr scored a career-high 35 points and Daniel Oturu had 14 points and 13 rebounds, and Minnesota toppled undefeated and third-ranked Ohio State 84-71 on... Read more ...

James' caps busy weekend with 32 as Lakers beat Hawks 101-96

James' caps busy weekend with 32 as Lakers beat Hawks 101-96

ATLANTA - Not looking the least bit tired after a whirlwind weekend, LeBron James scored 32 points and the Los Angeles Lakers extended their winning streak to seven with a... Read more ...

Pacioretty scores twice, Golden Knights top Canucks 6-3

Pacioretty scores twice, Golden Knights top Canucks 6-3

LAS VEGAS - Max Pacioretty had two goals and two assists to help the Vegas Golden Knights beat the Vancouver Canucks 6-3 Sunday night. Read more ...

Dinwiddie scores 24 points, Nets end Sixers' 5-game streak

Dinwiddie scores 24 points, Nets end Sixers' 5-game streak

NEW YORK - Spencer Dinwiddie scored 24 points including an explosive one-handed dunk, Joe Harris had 16 points and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Philadelphia 76ers 109-89 on... Read more ...

Jones scores 15, No. 1 Stanford women beat Ohio State 71-52

Jones scores 15, No. 1 Stanford women beat Ohio State 71-52

STANFORD, Calif. - Haley Jones had 15 points, seven rebounds and seven assists to help No. 1 Stanford beat Ohio State 71-52 on Sunday. Read more ...

Kopitar scores 2, Kings beat Red Wings 4-2

Kopitar scores 2, Kings beat Red Wings 4-2

DETROIT - Anze Kopitar scored two goals and the Los Angeles Kings beat the Detroit Red Wings 4-2 Sunday night. Read more ...

NFL playoff picture: How Cowboys or Eagles can win the NFC East in final two...

NFL playoff picture: How Cowboys or Eagles can win the NFC East in final two weeks

A Week 16 head-to-head matchup in Philadelphia will go a long way toward deciding the division champion. Read more ...