Articles posted December 18, 2008

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TVG Sale Now Targeted for 2009

TVG Sale Now Targeted for 2009

In announcing a deal to sell its TV Guide Network for $255 million, Macrovision Solutions Corp. said Dec. 18 it also hoped to reach a deal to sell the TVG horse racing network in early 2009.

La. Derby Early Bird Nominees Announced

La. Derby Early Bird Nominees Announced

Seven graded stakes winners, including grade I winner Square Eddie, lead the list of 93 early-bird nominations to the $600,000 Louisiana Derby (gr. II), the headline event of Fair Grounds' 137th season March 14, 2009.

That Handicapping Show CashCall Futurity

That Handicapping Show CashCall Futurity

Jason and Tom analyze the CashCall Futurity (gr. I) at Hollywood Park on Dec 20. Also The Wizard's Spotlight Play is Fair Grounds Race 3 on Saturday, Dec. 20.Download a PDF of the "The Wizard's Spotlight Play" here.

Remington Park: Purses Up, Handle Down

Remington Park: Purses Up, Handle Down

Remington Park in Oklahoma recently completed its 20th season of Thoroughbred racing with a record purse disbursement and increased attendance, but followed national trends with a decline in most wagering statistics.

Smart Strike: Leading Sire

Smart Strike: Leading Sire

With Smart Strike being named North America's leading sire for the second consecutive year, we take a look back at a special video shot just after he won his first title in 2007.

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