Articles posted November 15, 2012

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Slideshow: Havre de Grace

Slideshow: Havre de Grace

Celebrating the career of 2011 Horse of the Year Havre de Grace, who recently sold for 10 million dollars at the Fasig-Tipton November sale. View Slideshow

Excitement builds for 'Ebby' debut

Social media sites have been buzzing for months. She already has her own Facebook page. Now the time is at hand; Zenyatta's half-sister is ready to make her debut in Friday's fourth race at Hollywood Park.

Matriarch shaping up to be a good race

Fillies and mares from around the globe are gathering at Hollywood Park in anticipation of the Grade 1, $250,000 Matriarch on November 25. The one-mile grass affair is part of the Hollywood Turf Festival, which is scheduled November 23-25.

Arnold: Centre Court 'still has room for improvement'

Marketing Mix won last year's Grade 2 Mrs. Revere at Churchill Downs after finishing second in the Grade 1 Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup at Keeneland, and Centre Court will try to follow in her footsteps in Saturday night's 1 1/16-mile event for three-year-old fillies.

THS: Delta Downs Jackpot 2012

THS: Delta Downs Jackpot 2012

Tom and Pete handicap the Delta Downs Jackpot. Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Delta Jackpot

Goldencents installed as Delta Downs Jackpot favorite

Led by morning-line favorite Goldencents, Breeders' Cup Juvenile Sprint winner Hightail and Grade 2 victor Bern Identity, a strong field of nine juveniles has been assembled for Saturday's 10th running of the Grade 3, $1 million Delta Downs Jackpot. The winner will garner 10 points toward a possible starting position in next year's Kentucky Derby on the new "Road to the Kentucky Derby" series.

Veterinary Care for the Sport Horse

From the start of his career to the end, an upper-level equine athlete is constantly exposed to stressors that could negatively impact his health, including strenuous exercise and long-distance travel. But starting even before you purchase your next sport horse, there are steps you can start taking to ensure he has a long and healthy career.

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