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>>> Ky Derby purse raised to $3mil... Turf Classic reaches seven-figures, Oaks gets 25% bump
>>> Finley: Racing Roulette, a good idea and why it will never work
>>> Ehalt: Understanding claiming prices and why numbers can be deceiving
>>> NYRA posts all-sources 2018 handle of more than $2.1 billion
>>> Haskin: Looking back at hard-luck Derby horses
>>> Oz: Winx to kick-off farewell tour in barrier trial at Rosehill
>>> Woodbine betting on sports wagering as potential saviour for horse racing
>>> Md. Senate President: Preakness 'should be in Laurel'
>>> C.V. Whitney: A friend of horse racing
>>> Maryland Jockey Club offering incentives for graded winners
>>> AQU cancels after five on Thurs 1/10 due to high wind... P5/P6 carryovers move to Fri
>>> New York connections abound as Eclipse Award finalists announced
>>> Sprinter or stayer? 'Speed gene' dictates horse's race potential
>>> Kentucky Derby point series puts priority on prep race wins
>>> Wallin: The nine mental skills of successful gamblers
>>> Virginia: Hampton council goes 'all in' on new casino like gaming emporium... 'Rosie's' can feature up to 700 historical horse racing machines
>>> Record-setting Keeneland January Sale concludes
>>> Powell: Trainerspeak a tip-off on beaten favorite Coliseum
>>> After injury, Victor Espinoza nears return to horse racing
>>> Injured jockey Nakatani travels long road to recovery
>>> Kentucky Derby Pedigree Profile: Gunmetal Gray
>>> Pegasus World Cup Turf prospectus: Internationals add needed depth
>>> Budding agent Mary Motion cuts own path in horse racing
>>> American horse racing's most magical places: The 6666 Ranch
>>> Genaro: Salute three horses who have helped move New York breeding to another level
>>> What Criquette Head-Maarek sees as 'a big mistake for the breeding industry'

>>> Female Brit jock sends Racing Post letter to editor making her casr for more business: "I could win lots of races too if I was given better opportunities."
>>> >>> ...and subsequently attracts some interest: "Even if I got just one extra ride the whole thing would have been worth it."

>>> Eclipse Award finlaists announced

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GENERAL NEWS
Hayward: Five crucial issues to keep an eye on in 2019

Wincze Hughes: 2018 in review

Pedulla: A look back at the Top 10 horse racing stories of 2018

thisishorseracing.com's Top Ten 2018 most-read [scroll to bottom for complete list]

Powell: A vote for Baffert and other Eclipse Award thoughts

Las Vegas Reviw Journal readers sound off on horse racing's biggest problems

Wilson: Sorting out horse racing's best for the Eclipse Awards

Ehalt: A 2019 horse racing wish list

After stellar 2018 for Chad Brown, could mentor Frankel's Grade 1 mark be in sight?

Haskin: A new mindset for Derby Dozen

Ehalt: How the many benefits of extending Saratoga's season should outweigh any reservations

Jock Watch: Riding an incredible hot streak, Rosario settles in for winter at Santa Anita

Cagey UK punter bypasses security rules and gets caught drinking booze from 'binoculars'

Opinion: On Pimlico, three core principles

Gulfstream's total handle tops $2 billion in 2018

Monmouth Park considers big purse increase in 2019

Jock Watch - year-end: Irad Ortiz Jr tops riders in N American earnings, wins

Chad Brown caps 2018 season with top trainer title

Simon: The key to picking longshot winners

David Jacobson retires from training

Five ways to grow your bankroll in 2019

Jeannine Edwards returns to host Eclipse Awards a seventh time

Powell: Eclipse ballot

HOTY debate -- West: "Anybody whose attachment to horse racing goes beyond affection to include a solicitous interest in the sport's future should earnestly hope..."

Missed 'Jeopardy' question - seventh sign of racing's apocalypse? Nah, says Ehalt

Horse racing looks for ways to survive in Washington state

Ritvo outlines future plans for Santa Anita, Calif

NYRA clears final hurdle in Belmont renovation plan

CNN: World's richest horse races - The top six prize pots in racing

$100mil plan to subsidize NJ horse racing charges out of the starting gate

VIDEO: Gary Stevens interviewed-- talks retirement, surgery -- on 'Luck On Sunday'

Hayward: Ireland's racing industry should be the envy of all - and it’s about to get even better

In Memoriam: A look back at who the horse racing industry lost in 2018

Jock Watch/international: How riding in Japan has helped world #4 Christophe Lemaire utilize all his talents

He got off to a fast start, but how is Frankel doing after Year 3?

Jock Watch: Joel Rosario and agent to spend winter at Santa Anita

Sacrificed for the greater good? The exasperating tale of 'guinea pig' Mendelssohn

Enable's half-sister Entitle wins at second attempt at Lingfield

Wincze-Hughes named Director of NTRA Communications

Trainer John Sadler [Accelerate]: "They are two good choices [for HOTY]... All I can do is make the case for my horse."

Integrity: Closer look at racetrack security

Bloodhorse: Most-read stories of 2018

New Mexico: Racing Commission to resume racino license discussion Fri

Monmouth Park, theScore to launch mobile sportsbook

Colonial Downs sets summer meeting for 2019

Voting open: Dozen finalists for NTRA Moment of the Year

Gary Stevens, asking old questions anew

Maryland Jockey Club unveils 2019 stakes slate

Maryland Stadium Authority: $424 million to demolish, rebuild Pimlico

From Pimlico to Palio, study envisions transformed Old Hilltop

Maryland Stadium Authority: Pimlico Race Course Study, Phase 1 and 2

Presque Isle Downs requests sports gaming license

Alfieri, Reed appointed to CHRB

Rick Hammerle out as Santa Anita racing secretary

Pricci: Santa Anita and the NYRA are well aware of their sagging popularity and influence. Within two weeks, each has changed the face of what it will present to its respective fan bases

Tom Hammond and Joe Burnham named to National Museum of Racing's Joe Hirsch Media Roll of Honor

NJ lawmakers considering $100 million bailout for horse racing

Lukas wrong to say gambling doesn't drive racing industry

Pletcher is out to put his recent 'slump' firmly behind him

New wager: Santa Anita to offer Horse Racing Roulette bet

As fines mount, Churchill Downs working to fix 'instant racing' games

Turfway moves to 'Plan B' on historical racing

Jockeys' Guild concludes its 2018 Assembly... Members elect Mike Smith and John Velazquez at co-chairs

Still bearing the scars, still struggling to understand ... that's life one year after the horror of San Luis Rey Downs

Racing Officials Accreditation Program names winners of Pete Pedersen Awards... Award honors stewards for their work

Ghosts of racetracks past: The parrot, the riot, and the brief heyday of Liberty Bell Park

Photo gallery: Dettori at World's Best Jockey Award ceremony

NYRA promotes backstretch housing as national standard... Gaming Commission pushes to put housing at NYRA tracks under regulatory oversight

Silvestre de Sousa wins last week's International Jockeys Championship in Hong Kong... Javier Castellano 4th

Gulfstream Park 2018-19 handicapping preview

Mendelssohn poised to be a good thing in the breeding shed

Kentucky Derby pedigree profile: Improbable

Renovations underway at Indiana Grand

A breakdown of track surfaces in the horse racing world

Hall of Famer Nick Zito to have string at Oaklawn

New York regulators uphold fine against Castellano... Bumping incident from August will cost jockey $2000

NYRA adjusts race times for Cigar Mile card

Watchmaker: More to Improbable than we've yet seen

American Graded Stakes Committee announces US Graded and Listed Stakes for 2019

Haskin: Weep no more for Graded Stakes Committee

AQU fall meet leaders/final: Rodriguez, Pletcher tie for top trainer honors... Franco top jock

Del Mar's Fall Meet concludes with overall gains

Ehalt: When 2018 started, I did not expect to spend Thanksgiving nearly 7,000 miles away from my home in Connecticut watching a horse race in Tokyo...

Plenty of cheer for Woodbine in 2018 - but next year looks to have something extra

Simon: Is Remsen winner Maximus Mischief a legitimate Kentucky Derby contender?

Why conventional ratings can never do justice to Winx's awesome legacy

Winx voted 2018 Secretariat Vox Populi Award winner

Winx elevates Vox Populi Award to new level

Ruidoso Downs deploys drug-detecting dog

More memories of Rick Violette: Looking back at the career and legacy of the trainer and advocate, including a memorable night at Caffe Lena last summer in Saratoga Springs

Making smarter bets: Eight horse racing lessons learned

Why have fillies become faster when colts have not?

Champion Abel Tasman tops Keeneland January entries

Santa Anita announces overnight purse increases

Meadowlands horsemen getting purse boost from sports betting, hoping for more

Jock Watch: Apprentice Kazushi Kimura, from the Land of the Rising Sun, has become rising star at Woodbine

Asmussen breaks Remington single-season earnings mark

Idaho: Treasure Valley Racing is walking away from Les Bois, after Prop 1 vote's failure

Horse racing legend Lester Piggott, 83, rushed to hospital over the weekend but is now 'in good shap'’

Fasig-Tipton Mixed: Top line numbers dip, but with key bright spots

Apprentice Watch: Felix Pinero scores first career win on the weekend at LRL

Jock Victor Espinoza says spinal cord has healed 'perfectly,' eyes Jan return

'I guess I'm the perfect example of where nice guys finish."... Michael Wrona still devastated about being ousted as Santa Anita announcer

Heavy fog forces cancellations at Aqueduct on Sunday

Backstretch stories: Terrell Ray's journey has taken him from USC to NFL and now Richard Mandella's barn

Funny: Six hilarious race calls you've got to hear!

VIDEO: All nine lives maintained -- cat successfully dashes across track in front of field during FG race

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Five-year bans for jockeys who fail cocaine tests... Irish authorities say message 'not getting through'

Irish jockey claims he blew over $1 million on alcohol and drugs as he fell into depression


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