>>> Brit trainer cops 5-year ban over steroids
>>> >UK commentary: Racing needs to admit it has a drug problem rather than go on defensive
>>> Racing Hall of Fame to recognize Beyer, two others with addition to Media Roll of Honor
>>> Rees: Churchill Downs' fall meet left a lot to be desired ... Track needs to do morefor the average bettor
>>> ...and some Churchill fall meet highlights
>>> "Instead of building a traditional race track, we're building the race track of the future."... Canada: Horse racing set to return to Calgary area with with new track and casino
>>> Illinois legislature fails to take up racetrack funding bill
>>> Kentucky advisory committee approves changes to medication rules
>>> Medication group addresses Standardbred regulations
>>> Juddmonte racing and breeding operation is not for sale
>>> Mucho Macho Man will race in 2014
>>> Aqueduct: Gotham, Withers get purse boosts
>>> NYRA raises admission fees at Belmont, Saratoga as part of 2014 budget
>>> NYRA budget passes, but not without debate
Zia Park average daily handle up 10 percent
>>> Juddmonte racing and breeding operation is not for sale
>>> Racing history: My Charmer - would gain international fame as the broodmare who produced racing's 10th Triple Crown winner, Seattle Slew
>>> Illinois: Mayor of city with defunct racetrack critical of its use as a simulcast facility, "I think it's in the best interest of the owners to close it and put something productive out there."
>>> 78YO owner-trainer Tom McCarthy [2009 Blue Grass winner General Quarters] brings three-horse stable to Fair Grounds
>>> Jock Watch: Fernando Jara's sister to make Panama riding debut
>>> 'Leaner and fitter' Betfair target US and Italy
>>> Okla: Tulsa County fair board votes to allow live horse racing at Fair Meadows
>>> Sunland Park begins 55th season on Friday
>>> Cornell University to open equine hospital near Belmont Park
>>> Michigan tracks, horsemen agree on plan to return Thoroughbred racing to the Detroit area
>>> Suffolk Downs: Massachusetts regulators delay vote on relocating casino
>>> Florida proposing change to simulcast host-track regulations
>>> Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance accredits 20 new facilities
>>> Jerardi: Ben's Cat a horse of a lifetime for Leatherbury
>>> Jock Watch: Castellano could get Eclipsed by Stevens
>>> Weekend preview: Ramseys ready for Claiming Crown
>>> Univ of Ky women's hoops offering racehorse ownership promo at Duke game
>>> VIDEO: Bloodhorse's And They're Off with Shulman and Haskin... Hollywood Park Farewell
>>> Kerrin McEvoy strikes early and wins the Hong Kong International Jockeys' Championship
>>> McEvoy adds to an already impressive list of accolades by winning the Hong Kong International Jockeys' Championship
>>> Photo gallery: International Jockeys' Championship
>>> Race-by-race results/charts: R5 ... R6 ... R7 ... R8
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Racing Post: Will Take Charge's 128 RPR in Clark puts him up in a four-way tie for the best dirt horse of 2013 alongside Game On Dude, Fort Larned and Mucho Macho Man
Watchmaker Watch: Weekly divisional ratings
South China Morning Post: What we love about HKIR week - and International Jockeys' Championship
Hong Kong: King Kreesa rebounding nicely
Aqueduct shifts calendar to race Mondays in winter
Bloodhorse coverage: Monday's NYRA Franchise Oversight Board meeting
Latest Vegas Ky Derby odds
Could 2014 be the year for slots at the tracks in Illinois?
Churchill Downs fall meet closes with declines
Tampa opens Wed... Richer purses, major shake-ups in the trainer and jockey ranks
Aussies look to improve grip between boot and stirrup after spate of race-falls... "You can't turn back the clock and get jockeys to put their entire foot in the iron, but perhaps more could be done with the adhesive nature of irons and the sole of riding shoes."
CNN: The world's worst racehorse? Meet Vote for Lust
...Aw, c'mon, Vote for Lust. 0-90??? Let's take a look back at Zippy Chippy's final career start - loss #100!
AT&T U-Verse has ceased carriage of TVG, the horseracing channel, according to a company spokesman
Korean breeding, racing programs on rise
Noonan: Fed indictments up the ante on drugs in racing
Horse allegations prominent in Hollywood trade's investigation of 'no animals harmed' designation
...Hollywood Reporter investigation: Movie/TV business not sufficiently protecting animals... HBO's 'Luck' mentioned prominently
Jockey Ruby Walsh opposes wind farms near stud farms in Ireland... "It would be dangerous."
Watchmaker: "The phenomenon of jockeys literally taking the speed out of American racing is not a new one ... and it has evolved to the point now where a turf route here with an honest pace is more the exception rather than the rule."
Is Imagining the next Phipps Stable star?
VIDEO: Youth In Racing: The Vision 20/20 Group - Part 5... Lenny Shulman asks the group 'What Would You Do as Racing Czar?'
Scott: Flat Out is "the kind of horse one wishes racing produced in greater numbers: a high-class, hard-trying type who can beat you at different distances and stay in training more than a year or two."
Travel sickness hits King Kreesa ahead of Hong Kong Mile... American miler is on the mend, but will be under observation by Jockey Club vets
International results: Belshazzar takes G1 Japan Cup Dirt... Pants on Fire disappoints
Richard Hughes wins 2013 World Super Jockeys Series in Japan... Gary Stevens an also-ran
Kentucky Derby points leaderboard
Bloodhorse comment: Decrease in graded stakes will mean that "in the long run black type on a catalog page will become more meaningful - and more valuable."
Lamarra: New Meadowlands - "This is the new reality: a right-sized racetrack."
New gambling options north of Ohio River mean Turfway sees decline in crowds, fields, purses
Kentucky Derby Future Wager exacta: What if no horses in the original 23 finish 1st or 2nd?
Haskin: Finn Green - another lesser known story surrounding the son of Macho Uno that also packs quite an emotional wallop
Claiborne Farm ties Calumet for all-time stakes wins at Churchill - with 32
US-based horses fine after six-hour delay on their arrival in Hong Kong... Little Mike, King Kreesa are picked up later than scheduled
Ryan Moore the globetrotting Lester Piggott of his time after Japan Cup win crowns amazing year
Gulf News: "Animal Kingdom's [2013 Dubai World Cup] victory was a significant in more ways than one as it confirmed that American-trained horses can still compete with the world's best on Meydan's synthetic surface."
Ehalt: "Together, the last 58 winners of the BC Juvenile and Remsen have accounted for just three wins in the Kentucky Derby."
AUDIO: ESPN's Inside the Gates: The U. of Arizona - the USA's only collegiate program devoted to thoroughbred racing - prepares for annual Racing & Gaming Symposium
More from the pro-active Hong Kong stews: Jockey cops 16-meeting ban -- for ride that missed fourth-place!
OOoooofff! Another reason it's tough to be a jock... AP McCoy laments that rigors of race-riding caused worries over ability to be a father, "I discovered I had a low sperm count because of too many hot baths. As a jockey you do whatever it takes to keep your weight down."
In Hong Kong, a dead-heat for a year-end title will see a dead-heat win count as a half-win, after it was counted as a whole win, for the purpose of--- oh, never mind...
Novak: What are you thankful for in horse racing this season?
VIDEO: D Wayne Lukas and Willis Horton on Clark win
Kentucky Derby Future Wager: Field closes at 4-5... Honor Code second choice at 10-1
White: Honor Code #1 pick in Fantasy League draft
Plonk: "Why 2013 has been different likely has a much deeper explanation than I'll offer. But here goes. I know it sounds trite, but the game just feels so much better when the right horses win."
Eng: Weekend races provide chances for Eclipse redemption
Racing history: Pago Hop a filly with a long and productive career - owned and campaigned by one of the many colorful characters that helped solidify the Fair Grounds as one of America's most distinct racetracks
Comment: Brit columnist finds racecourse's new dress code "yet another PR embarrassment."... "Quite why racecourses persist with this 'you're-luck-we-let-you-in' mentality at a time when racing seeks to protect and expand its customer base is beyond me."
>>> Weekend results/sulky side: 9YO Foiled Again scores in $512K TVG FFA at the Meadowlands... Captaintreacherous fizzles
>>> Chart: TVG FFA
>>> VIDEO REPLAY: TVG FFA
>>> Weekend results: Bee A Magician runs 2013 record to 17-0 with win in $253K Moni Maker at the Meadowlands
>>> Sulky side comment: Foiled Again cements his legend, others question the Captain's
Premier of Ontario pens letter in response to newspaper article: "In contrast to this Citizen article's headline, I believe our five-year partnership plan puts horse racing on stable ground for decades to come."
Ottawa Citizen/11.22.13: Ontario's horse racing industry on unstable ground... How the province's decision to cancel the slots-at-racetracks program has left thousands of people wondering what the future holds
Hovdey: Mieszerski has melancholy job of promoting Hollywood as it closes
Fort Erie unveils plans for 2014 festival meet... The proposal also includes plans to engage new horse racing customers through an interactive website that educates and explains the intricacies of horse racing and betting, and also re-tooling the handicapping system
NY Times includes connections of Ky Derby winner Orb in list of 2013 sports figures to be thankful for
Pennsylvania op-ed: "Racing has been a sideshow as lawmakers and two administrations have rushed to expand gambling..."
Jock Watch: Julien Leparoux back riding in Kentucky after stint on West Coast
Apprentice Watch: For Chelsey Keiser, waiting until she - and her horses - are ready is working out
Champion mare Groupie Doll ready for toughest test yet
Instant racing crucial to saving Idaho's horse racing industry, supporters say
Milestone: Ron Burke becomes first harness racing trainer to win 1,000 races in a year
Europeans looking to NFL - for horseracing inspiration
'Next few weeks critical' for St Nicholas Abbey
Blog: TV is 'dying', but here are four reasons racing has an edge
Cinema: Louisville looks forward to spring premiere of Mine that Bird stroy - '50-1'
Commentary: "The following are what I see as the 5 major flaws in horse racing over the years which led to the state of the sport today..."
Hovdey: Tranquility Farm's fate needs industry's attention
Thanksgiving Day at the Fair Grounds: Horse racing and hats
Street art comes To Aqueduct Racetrack
VIDEO: Local news cover Aqueduct art show
Newbury deserves ridicule for getting hot under collar over dress code... This sad little episode does matter, because it is a reminder that even in 2013 there are still some corners of the racing landscape where it is forever 1950
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