Articles posted December 29, 2008

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Shippers to Resume at Fair Grounds

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While a barn in Fair Grounds' stable area remains under a Louisiana State Racing Commission quarantine, horses will again be allowed to ship in and race at the track beginning with the Dec. 31 card.

Gomez Back, Wins Two Races

Gomez Back, Wins Two Races

Two days after being thrown and a day after cosmetic dental surgery, jockey Garrett Gomez was back aboard horses at Santa Anita Dec. 29, winning two races.

Travers Book on Paper's Top 10 List

Travers Book on Paper's Top 10 List

The Schenectady (New York) Gazette has selected a book about the Travers Stakes as one of its top 10 books of 2008. The newspaper's annual listing, released Dec, 28, included "The History and Art of 25 Travers" by Vic Zast, a regular contributor to The Blood-Horse and other publications.

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