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Kentucky Derby Runner Shagaf To Miss Rest of 2016

Posted on: May 13, 2016

Shagaf was one of the ‘horses to watch’ heading into the Kentucky Derby. Kentucky Derby fans ‘watched him’ alright–watched him get eased up and finish dead last in the twenty horse field. Now it seems there may have been....

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Kentucky Derby Runner Lani Will Enter Preakness Stakes

Posted on: May 11, 2016

Add another Kentucky Derby runner to the list of challengers for Nyquist in the Preakness Stakes. Ninth place finisher Lani has remained in the United States rather than returning to his home base in Japan. He’s shipped to Belmont Park where he....

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Triple Crown Is No Boost To Kentucky Derby TV Ratings

Posted on: May 10, 2016

Heading into the 2016 Kentucky Derby many pundits predicted that American Pharoah’s 2015 Triple Crown win would give viewership–and perhaps the entire sport of horse racing–a boost. That turned out to not be the case. For whatever r....

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Preakness Stakes Will Have Few Kentucky Derby Runners

Posted on: May 08, 2016

The Preakness Stakes is scheduled for May 21 at Baltimore’s Pimlico Race Track. It’s the second leg of the Triple Crown but so far there are few Kentucky Derby runners committed to the race. In fact, there are only two–the top two f....

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Cathryn Sophia Wins Kentucky Oaks Minus Songbird

Posted on: May 06, 2016

Here’s how the Grade 1, $1 million Kentucky Oaks–the premier early season race for three year old fillies–was supposed to go. It was supposed to be a ‘highlight reel’ for the latest super filly on the scene, undefeated S....

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