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>>> In Del Mar opener, big names dominate, but little barn captures Oceanside Stakes
>>> Photo gallery: Del Mar's 81st meet kicks off with hats, horses and Hasselhoff
>>> VIDEO: New hospitality area debuting at Saratoga Race Course... Local TV news covers NYRA's launch of 'The Stretch'
>>> The magic of Saratoga: racing insiders on what makes it so special to them
>>> Official Saratoga website
>>> Fri preview: Casse horses look to make splash in G3 $150K Schuylerville on Saratoga Opening Day
>>> What's happening opening weekend at Saratoga
>>> Opening weekend to feature new attractions and returning favorites
>>> Who are the top jockeys, trainers and sires in Saratoga's graded races?
>>> Fiery Hall of Fame jockey Manny Ycaza dies at 80
>>> Hall of Fame page: Manny Ycaza
>>> Horse racing's 'bad boy' Patrick Valenzuela yearns to return... "Hey, I'm blessed with a beautiful family. I've got four daughters. I've got three grandchildren. So I can't complain about life. Whether I ride again or not, I'm a blessed individual."
>>> Photo: Oh my! Trainer Eric Guillot with a Spa-centric haircut!
>>> Photo: Unique white-face Southern Phantom set for debut at Saratoga
>>> VIDEO: Monomoy Girl cools out - Saratoga backstretch Thurs
>>> Racing community grateful Ron Geary saved Ellis Park, optimistic about new owners

>>> Bolt d'Oro Moving to Asmussen barn after freshening
>>> World record-priced colt The Green Monkey euthanized
>>> LA Times: Belinda Stronach wants to bring horse racing into the modern world
>>> Del Mar's opening week brings full fields, turf racing
>>> San Diego Union-Trib: Del Mar, rest of us, likely have seen the last of Justify
>>> VIDEO: LA NBC affiliate visits Baffert/Justify on Mon morning
>>> Privman: Time could be running out for Justify
>>> Los Alamitos up in overall wagering, new Pick 4... Meet leaders: H Figueroa/ A Espinoza, Baffert
>>> Belmont spring/summer meet sees 9.1 percent increase in all-sources handle
>>> Belmont meet leaders/final: Brown, I Ortiz, Jr, Dubb
>>> A sure bet: The Ortiz brothers at the Spa... Young jockeys dominating the NY circuit
>>> UPI: Weekend stakes recaps
>>> Ellis Park may change owners... Racing commission to discuss sale tomorrow
>>> Del Mar holding 'serious' talks about hosting another Breeders' Cup
>>> International: Hooked on Hong Kong horse racing: the men and women who live for their weekly flutter at Happy Valley... Among the high rollers and the party crowd at the city's oldest racecourse are the regulars who live for Wed nights and the chance for a bit of fun
>>> Idaho opinion: Save Idaho Horse Racing is good for jobs, schools
>>> Rick Dutrow's appeal for reinstatement rejected
>>> 3YO Watch: Lukas confirms Bravazo for Haskell
>>> Trainer Randi Persaud's horses not permitted to run amid unspecified investigation
>>> VIDEO: Deer and fawn visit Saratoga racetrack during weekend training hours
>>> How Prince Khalid and Juddmonte are saying thank you to the sport
>>> Horse Racing Reform launches updated website
>>> VIDEO: TMZ gets Baffert's take on what makes a good jockey
>>> Saratoga 150 Committee announce new inductees to the 'Hoofprints Walk Of Fame' at Saratoga
>>> NJ racing interests welcome new Big M sportsbook
>>> Ten years, 2,392 horses later, Parx rescue program thriving
>>> Hong Kong season closes with robust growth and world class action
>>> TCA awards grants
>>> Thumbs up for Fasig-Tipton's California initiative
>>> Coalition for Horse Racing Integrity letter to Congress
>>> Boutique meets have unique safety concerns... Equine medical directors in Calif, NY address unique concerns
>>> Jock Watch: Recovering Corey Lanerie returns to winner's circle
>>> Don Lucarelli leaves Starlight Racing management... "I was stretching myself too thin ... if I can't give 110 percent to it, then I'm not going to do it. That's not fair to the partners or myself."
>>> WOW! Jockey Carol Cedeno sets single-day Delaware win record... Scores with seven on Wed
>>> Handicapping/wagering: Cash in on Belmont-to-Saratoga July dirt route races
>>> Industry voices: The Jockey Club vice-chair Lear on Horse Racing Integrity Act
>>> Justify out of Haskell... Has Triple Crown winner run his final race?
>>> Jock Watch/international: Frankie Dettori to appeal against King George and Glorious Goodwood ban
>>> This weekend marks the 40th anniversary of the first occasion women rode against their male counterparts in the country that continues to lead the way for female jockeys around the world - New Zealand
>>> Eight way to make the most of Del Mar's summer meet
>>> Virginia may allow 3,000 slot-like machines for horse racing
>>> Historical horse racing initiative eligible for Idaho's November 2018 Ballot
>>> Parimutuel employees union votes to strike in Calif
>>> Jock Watch/Hong Kong: Joao Moreira on Zac Purton, a nailbiter title race - and the impossible side of being champ
>>> Buff News: Racing into summer - Del Mar, Saratoga, and Prince of Wales Stakes at Fort Erie
>>> Meadowlands Racetrack gets sports betting this weekend
>>> VIDEO FUNNY: Ooph! Charity Pantomime Horse Race [that's people in horse suits] ends in disaster [well, kinda] for one team
>>> Clancy op-ed: Save Pimlico, because we can
>>> Mike Lakow named Racing Secretary for AQU... Will also be assoc racing sec for 2018 Saratoga meet
>>> Former trainer Tim Tullock thriving in on-air role... Part of Md's on-air racing analyst team
>>> TDN QandA: Pat Cummings - Exec dir of Thoroughbred Idea Foundation
>>> Legislation: US rep Barr pushing for passage on contentious horse racing legislation
>>> Canterbury Park Jockeys and Jeans event sets record... Raises $310K for PDJF
>>> Hong Kong: Beauty Generation named HOTY at Champion Awards on Fri

Capital OTB TV Loose on the Lead 7/15/18

VIDEO: Capital OTB TV launches 2018 Saratoga season broadcasting daily live from the backstretch
>>> Loose on the Lead: Steve Byk/Seth Merrow... Guest: Andy Serling
>>> Saturdays at the Spa: Brian Nadeau... Guests: Jonathan Thomas, John Panagot, Mike MacAdam


>>> Saratoga history: Part 1
>>> Saratoga history: Part 2 ... The once illiterate, impoverished Irish immigrant who got the great meet started

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Wed results: Restrainedvengence springs upset in $100K Oceanside


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DOWN UNDER/ASIA
Hong Kong: Purton seals second Champion Jockey title at exciting Season Finale

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[AUS/NZ] THOROUGHBRED NEWS
[AUS] VIRTUAL FORM GUIDE
[ASIA] S CHINA MORNING POST
BALTIMORE SUN
BLOOD HORSE
CBS.SPORTSLINE
CHICAGO SUN-TIMES
DAILY RACING FORM
ESPN
FOX SPORTS
FRANCE GALOP
[JAPAN] HORSERACING IN JAPAN
KENTUCKY.COM
LA TIMES
LOUISVILLE COURIER JOURNAL
MIAMI HERALD
MSNBC
NY DAILY NEWS
NY POST
NY TIMES
THE RACING BIZ [Mid-Atlantic region]
SEATTLE TIMES
SIGNONSANDIEGO.COM
SINGAPORE TURF CLUB
SOUTH AFRICAN HORSERACING
THISISHORSERACING.COM
ThoroughbredRacing.com
TIMES PICAYUNE
[U.K.] BBC
[U.K.] GUARDIAN
[U.K.] RACING POST
[U.K.] SPORTINGLIFE.COM
[U.K.] TELEGRAPH
[U.K.] TIMES
USA TODAY
WASHINGTON POST

GENERAL NEWS
Uh-oh: Justify to undergo evaluation... Racing plans on hold

Simon: It's about time that horse racing put bettors first!... "I witnessed a robbery yesterday."... Monday DQ at Thistledown raises hackles

Weekend recap: Stars and Stripes Day creates Belmont fireworks

ABR: Recommended horse racing summer road trips

How I became a fan of horse racing... "Ultimately, what probably sealed the deal for me and made me a horse racing fan was..."

Early list of 2018 Arlington Million possibles

Toast of New York on another US adventure... 7YO gelding could be aimed at another BC Classic

Op-ed opposes historical racing machine in Illinois: "Betting on old horse races just doesn't sound like it would draw many people. It does seem like an end run on Illinois' slot prohibitions."

Owner Watch: Bob LaPenta enjoys success with greater perspective... Recovered from rare disease in late March

Kingsport ends Pink Lloyd's win streak in Shepperton at Woodbine... Canadian HOTY took pressure early and yielded late

Canada: City council could vote to keep horse racing in Edmonton on track

Horseracing insiders raise questions about Aquanita investigation

AUDIO/Oz: Four Corners hears from trainers, punters and commentators who say the authorities acted too late in doping scandal

Meet Ellis Park's new paddock analyst: Li'l Roc... "I want to do anything that can help Ellis grow, help the horsemen and racing community."

301 and counting: they're not skeptical now about Barry Irwin's strategy

Haskin: The greatest horse of all time - occupied three different bodies

Smaller consignments bolster Fasig-Tipton Yearling Sale

Fasig-Tipton Horses of Racing Age Sale fills niche

International: Aidan son Joseph O'Brien launches new racing club

After his wife's death, jockey Corey Lanerie gets back in the saddle

2017 Canadian Derby winner DQ'd ten months later

Sat results; Arlington/Road to the Million Day stakes recaps

Oz: Winx nearing barrier trial appearance

New Mexico: Racino applicants hope to get Tucumcari's economy back on track

Trainer Bill Mott to accept penalties, drop lawsuit in 4-year fight over testing standards

Michigan: Before demolition, horse-racing lovers reopen Jackson Harness Raceway for final hurrah

International: John Gosden says O'Brien has 'spiced up' Eclipse by running Saxon Warrior

Trainer Watch: Stars and Stripes Day a Belmont homecoming for Thomas, McCarthy

British Horseracing Authority adds an additional results verification procedure after a wrong result was posted at Kempton in March

Breeders' Cup plans hinge on Dwyer for Mendelssohn

Ruidoso Downs offers horse racing experience, Hall of Fame collection

Preserving the Bloodhorse 'morgue' - the name given to newspaper and magazine filing cabinets containing lon-ago pieces that could be used as research material for writers, editors, and fact-checkers

Hayward: Condoning the cheats - that's what racing is doing by not supporting out-of-competition testing

Europe: Cartier Racing Awards 2018 - current standings

British Horseracing Authority seeks to promote greater inclusion

Europe: Brexit 'single biggest issue facing racing industry'

Trainer Chad Brown sends out cavalcade of turf workers in advance of Stars and Stripes Day

Hawkish, Analyze It gear up as Belmont Derby field takes shape

Two examples of how a 'vibrant program' has put New York breeding very much in the ascendancy

Gronkowski horse owners acquire 'LeBron J'

Ehalt: What visiting Royal Ascot taught me about racing in America

Winx trainer: "She's not allowed to lose really. People would understand if she did, but the expectation from the non-race goers is they expect her to keep winning."

Gulfstream reports strong spring meet numbers... Meet set records for total handle and average daily handle

Ehalt: Genuine interest in Queen's Plate that is capturing the attention of more and more American fans and encouraging more of them to head to Toronto to be in attendance

2018 Haskell: Here are the first races for the Triple Crown winners post Triple Crown

Jock Watch: Brian Hernandez Jr on winning first Churchill title, "It was a bittersweet moment."

East vs West in Jockey Karaoke Showdown... Fans will vote on the best performances from Del Mar and Saratoga karaoke nights

Five TRF horses serve as ambassadors in Saratoga

The Jockey Club announces pair of scholarship winners

Best patriotic racehorse names for the Fourth of July

Getting excited about Opening Day at Saratoga

Clancy: "Saratoga has it all."

Fasig-Tipton Saratoga catalogue online

Saratoga racing on list of '25 fun July events in Upstate NY'

Vespe: Can Laurel actually win the Breeders' Cup bidding?

Simon/analysis: Do horses carrying more than their assigned weight, ie overweights, win as often as they should?

Betting: Busting out of a slump

Thurs preview: Rayya, Sassy Sienna aim to bounce back in G3 $200K Iowa Oaks

Oz: Competitors battle for shot at $13 million The Everest... Oct 13 event the most talked about horse race in Australia all year

Horse racing, 'historical' slot machines set to expand in Virginia

Editorial: Horse racing belongs in Virginia's great outdoors

Op-ed:Illinois horse racing wants you to bet on the past so it has a future

Maryland Jockey Club names new racing secretary... VP-Racing Hale named to new position

What do we really know about what shockwave machines are used for?

Jock Watch/international: Frankie Dettori ends association with Al Shaqab Racing

2017 G1 Haskell Invitational winner Girvin retired

Now looks a good time to tap into Europe's rich seam of potential stakes performers

Why Ireland is such a popular source of horses for so many American owners

Florida: Controversial proposal to build a toll road through the heart of horse farm country in Central Florida has been postponed indefinitely

Ashbury Park Press; Justify, vote where you think the Triple Crown winner will run next?

Trainer Watch: Victor Carrasco, good owners and ability to adjust bearing fruit

Gulfstream meet leaders/final [spring meet]: Gaffalione, Pletcher/Gonzalez/Barboza tie

Churchill meet leaders/final: Ramseys, Asmussen, Hernandez

Haskin: The day the Haskell struck gold

VIDEO: Tabloid TV TMZ catches up with Bob Baffert

3YO Watch: Gronkowski misses work, Jim Dandy still possible

Saratoga / Belmont
Sat results: Jockey Manny Franco sweeps stakes... Voodoo Song/$150K Forbidden Apple, La Fuerza/$100K Rockville Center

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EUROPE
Count Octave is to be aimed at the MelCup by Andrew Balding

Fri results: Alpha Centauri best in G1 Falmoth at Newmarket

Frankie Dettori set to appeal against 10-day Newmarket ban


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