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August 12, 2014
Post positions won’t be assigned until Wednesday, but entries for the four major Saturday stakes at Arlington Park were taken Tuesday, and all the pre-entered horses are expected to run.
Wayne Catalano was to be discharged from St. Alexius Medical Center in Hoffman Estates, Ill., on Tuesday afternoon following a 15-day stay there to treat a severe case of influenza and pneumonia.
Tourist, to be ridden by Joel Rosario, is one of nine 3-year-olds expected to start in the Secretariat, and he figures to be no worse than second choice behind the Aidan O’Brien-trained Adelaide.
At first glance, String King might seem to be of humble bloodlines as the son of a $1,500 stallion and a mare who won her maiden for a claiming price of $15,000. But dig a little deeper and his pedigree taps into one of the great dynasties of the turf.
For driver David Miller, who will steer McWicked in the inaugural $400,000 Carl Milstein Memorial for 3-year-old male pacers on Friday at Northfield Park, heading back to Ohio always brings back memories.
George Nicholaw, a commissioner and chairman of the California Horse Racing Board in the 1990s and one of the most respected broadcasting executives in state history, died last Saturday at age 86, according to a report on Los Angeles radio station KNX, ...
Participants on a panel entitled “NYRA Reorganization: Rounding the Far Turn,” held at the annual Saratoga Institute on Racing and Gaming Law Conference on Tuesday in Saratoga Springs, had few answers for what is in store for New York racing next year, ...
Ten stakes have been added to the Laurel Park stakes schedule that was announced July 15. Five of the stakes are for Maryland-bred and/or -sired horses, and the other five are for Virginia-bred and/or -sired runners.
Sea Queen, runner-up in the Grade 1 Belmont Oaks last month, was sent by plane Tuesday from Albany, N.Y., to Southern California where she will run in Saturday’s Grade 1, $300,000 Del Mar Oaks.
Competitive Edge, the most impressive 2-year-old maiden winner of the Saratoga meet, worked four furlongs in 47.81 seconds Tuesday morning over Saratoga’s main track.