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YESTERDAY October 23, 2014
The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission does not plan any immediate action to sever its ties with its drug-testing laboratory in the wake of a meeting with the lab’s top management Wednesday, the commission’s executive director said Thursday.
Average daily handle at the Delaware Park meeting, which concluded Wednesday, was down 9.6 percent from 2013.
Jockey Eurico Rosa Da Silva has dropped an appeal and will serve a three-day suspension Friday through Sunday.
Larry Uelmen, a Michigan-based trainer, breeder, and jockey’s agent, died Oct. 19. He was 66.
Although post positions, defections from races, and other factors could still alter my thinking between now and next weekend, here are some early observations and leanings about the Breeders' Cup.
There isn’t a stakes on the Saturday card at Laurel Park, but there are several interesting overnight races with large fields.
Tough Customer, who was first on the also-eligible/preference list to get into the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Juvenile, will pass the race even if he gets in, trainer Wayne Catalano confirmed Thursday morning.
The connections of Better Lucky were hoping to run their Grade 1-winning filly against males the $2 million Breeders’ Cup Mile. But when relegated to seven-deep in the Mile, a race that drew 29 pre-entrants, Better Lucky will be re-routed to the ...
Last year, the Jean Lafitte proved to be the key prep for the Grade 3, $1 million Delta Downs Jackpot as winner Rise Up returned a month later to take the meet’s richest race. Saturday night’s $200,000 Jean Lafitte drew eight horses aspiring to pull ...
Patience certainly served trainer Christophe Clement well as it pertained to Tonalist, a multiple Grade 1 winner who is one of the main contenders for the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic. Clement hopes that patience pays off down the road with Miss ...