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YESTERDAY April 20, 2015
The reigning Trotter of the Year, Shake It Cerry, will make her 2015 debut on Friday evening at The Meadows in the $51,100 Meadows Maturity. The Jimmy Takter-trained mare will tackle a field of eight competitors including Classic Martine.
They start playing out the string at the Keeneland spring meet Wednesday as folks on the Kentucky circuit get ready to move westward to Churchill Downs. Three straight allowances anchor an abbreviated eight-race card that kicks off the final three-day ...
King Leatherbury, the fourth-winningest trainer in history, made good on his first appearance on the Hall of Fame ballot by being voted into the Hall of Fame along with the late jockey Chris Antley, and the horses Lava Man and Xtra Heat, the National ...
Eric Hamelback, the general manager of Adena Springs in Kentucky, has been hired to be the chief executive of the National Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association, the organization announced on Monday.
WinStar Farm unveiled a promising runner on Friday at Keeneland when homebred Speightster rolled by seven lengths in his career debut. The 3-year-old colt is a son of champion sprinter Speightstown, who stands at the Versailles, Ky., farm.
Jockey Dennis Carr was taken to Highland Hospital in Oakland, Calif., after sustaining a blow to the back of his head when unseated by 3-year-old gelding Sharpton in the starting gate prior to Sunday’s fifth race.
Former jockey Marcia Stortz earned her first victory as a trainer Sunday at Golden Gate Fields when Blazing Mojave held off the late charge of All Magic to with a six-furlong, $12,500 maiden claimer by a head.
Trip Notes for April 18-19: Elkhorn, Charles Town Classic, Illinois Derby and more by Michael Hammersly.
April 19, 2015
Pick a participant involved with Get Happy Mister’s win in Sunday’s $100,500 San Simeon Stakes at Santa Anita and there was a milestone to celebrate.
Indiana Grand Racecourse commences its 2015 racing season Tuesday, with a new summer date for the Indiana Derby, a stable and attractive purse structure, and one nagging issue that won’t go away anytime soon.