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New Stakes Winner Gets Scat Daddy to 75

New Stakes Winner Gets Scat Daddy to 75

A Chilean race won by Gran Villano initially reported as a stakes did not meet black-type criteria, so Mister Nofty became Scat Daddy's 75th stakes winner in the Aug. 24 Grover Buddy Delp Memorial Stakes.

What Makes Byk Tick?

What Makes Byk Tick?

Let’s cut right to the chase. Steve Byk, the voice of Thoroughbred racing, is human in flesh and blood, but it would be difficult to convince anyone that he isn’t an android, more simply a robot with human appearance; a mental cyborg.

Veitch's Suspension Sent Back to KHRC

Veitch's Suspension Sent Back to KHRC

John Veitch, the Hall of Fame trainer and former chief steward for Thoroughbred racing in Kentucky, has won another round in his lentgthy court battle with the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission over the convoluted Life At Ten case.

American Dirt Records a Thing of the Past

American Dirt Records a Thing of the Past

Could it be the truly great horses of the past simply were faster and were bred to carry their speed longer distances, or could it be that today’s horses are not given the opportunity to set new American dirt records?

The Week in Photos for 8/23/2016

The Week in Photos for 8/23/2016

TVG Pacific Classic, Alabama, Fourstardave, Breeders', Del Mar Oaks, Lake Placid, Del Mar Handicap, Adirondack, Del Mar Mile, Monmouth Oaks, Cliff Hanger, and more.

Destin Best in Travers?

Destin Best in Travers?

Todd Pletcher's once seemingly powerful army of 3-year-olds has pretty much disbanded, with some of the troops retreating from the battlefield, others spending time in sick bay, and two transferred to another outfit.

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