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The start of the Breeders Cup Juvenile Fillies, part of the Breeders Cup World Thoroughbred Championships, on October 30, 2004 at Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie, Texas. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Opening Day At Lone Star Park In Grand Prairie

The ponies are set to start racing on Thursday at Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie. Jockey Natalie Turner talks about the thrill of the competition.

04/10/2014

Steve Asmussen, the trainer of Preakness entrant Astrology, talks with the media outside the stakes barn at Pimlico Race Course on May 20, 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland. (credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Racehorse Abuse Allegations Investigated

Racing trainer Steve Asmussen and his top assistant are being investigated by thoroughbred racing regulators after an animal rights group alleged they mistreated horses.

03/21/2014

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Breeders’ Cup Classic: How I’d Bet $100

Find out how one Horse Racing expert would bet on the Breeders’ Cup Classic.

11/01/2013

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Breeders’ Cup: Game On Dude Poised (Again) To Get His Classic

By Kevin Martin Last year’s Breeders’ Cup Classic seemed a perfect setup for Game on Dude. The Breeders’ Cup was on his home track at Santa Anita Park where he had never been beaten; the […]

10/29/2013

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How I’d Bet $100 On The Preakness Stakes

Since 2000, seven post-time favorites have won the Preakness. There is no doubt that this year’s post-time favorite will be Kentucky Derby winner Orb.

05/16/2013

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Preakness Stakes: Orb Pursues Part Two Of The Triple Crown

It’s hard to surmise a scenario where we aren’t talking about yet another pending attempt to end racing’s long wait for the twelfth Triple Crown winner after this year’s Preakness.

05/15/2013

The start of the Breeders Cup Juvenile Fillies, part of the Breeders Cup World Thoroughbred Championships, on October 30, 2004 at Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie, Texas. (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Both Sides Rest In Texas Drug, Horse Racing Trial

Jurors in the trial of five men charged with using a horse racing and breeding operation to launder drug money for a Mexican cartel will return to court on Wednesday to hear closing arguments.

05/03/2013

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How I’d Bet $100 On The Kentucky Derby

After many months of analysis, it’s time for everyone to make their picks for the Kentucky Derby. I have been high on both Goldencents and Revolutionary for a few weeks and find no reason to jump ship now.

05/02/2013

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Kentucky Derby: A Solid Field Of Colts Set For The 2013 Edition

By Kevin Martin This year is the first time that colts making the field in the Kentucky Derby qualified under a new points system.  In years past, colts qualified based on graded stakes earnings.   A total […]

05/01/2013

Julian Leparoux rides Magistretti on October 29, 2004 in the final day of preparation for the Breeders' Cup World Throroughbred Championships at Lone Star Park in Grand Prarie, Texas. (credit: Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Opening Day Arrives At Lone Star Park

Are you ready for the races? It is opening day at Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie. Take a look at what you can expect this season, and what could be in the track’s future.

04/11/2013

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A ‘Royal’ Field Lined Up For The Breeders’ Cup Ladies’ Classic

The Ladies’ Classic is clearly the best race of Breeders’ Cup weekend which is scheduled for Friday and Saturday at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, California. The field of eight fillies and mares have won a combined fifty-seven races from ninety-four starts, an incredible 60% winning percentage.

10/31/2012

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Belmont Stakes: No Triple Crown Try But A Solid Field Remains

Even with the devastating news and the unconventional end of yet another Triple Crown try, an intriguing field of ten remains for the one million dollar Belmont Stakes.

06/08/2012

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