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Scrap the Vote

By Ray Paulick -- Creation of an Eclipse Awards points system gives racing fans something to follow year-round.

"Seabiscuit" Nominated for Hollywood Movie of the Year

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Laura Hillenbrand's best-selling book-turned movie "Seabiscuit: An American Legend" has been nominated for "Hollywood Movie of the Year" honors, according to the Hollywood Reporter. The movie of the year award winner will be announced during the two-day Hollywood Film Festival.

Smith Vs. Myth

By Ray Paulick -- The NTRA is not "over the hump" yet and is not able to act as a league office similar to other sports.

'Seabiscuit' Documentary Writer Wins Emmy

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Michelle Ferrari, who wrote the documentary "Seabiscuit" that aired on the Public Broadcasting System in April, was awarded an Emmy for outstanding writing for nonfiction programming.

Stevens Returns to Arlington Park Saturday

Gary Stevens hasn't ridden at Arlington Park since he was injured at the finish of the Aug. 17 Arlington Million (gr. IT). He is scheduled to return to Chicago Saturday to ride Hoh Buzzard in Saturday's grade III Pucker Up Stakes.

Here and There

Tickets still available for Friday's TOBA national awards dinner...Arlington moves Friday post time to 2:30 p.m.

Add "Seabiscuit" to St. Leger Stakes

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Doncaster Racecourse announced that the 2003 renewal of the world's oldest classic will be run this year as the Seabiscuit St. Leger Stakes (Eng-I).

Gary Ross Tapped to Address NTRA Annual Meeting

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Gary Ross, director and screenwriter of the motion picture "Seabiscuit," will be the keynote speaker at the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) annual meeting, which will be held September 21-23 in Las Vegas.

Here and There...

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Youbet.com gets a new chairman... The Maryland Jockey Club and Magna Entertainment Corp.'s premiere of the movie "Seabiscuit" raised over $181,000 for two Maryland charities.

Seabiscuit Saddle Donated to Museum

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The saddle jockey George Woolf used on Seabiscuit will be permanently displayed at the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

Santa Anita Introduces "Seabiscuit" Tours

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Santa Anita Park will offer free, guided tram tours of areas of the famed racetrack associated with the legendary horse Seabiscuit. The tours will begin Saturday, July 26, the day after the Universal motion picture Seabiscuit opens nationwide.

Kentucky to Celebrate Seabiscuit July 19

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The Commonwealth of Kentucky and the cities of Lexington and Louisville have officially declared July 19 Seabiscuit Day – the same date that the movie about the great racehorse premieres in those two cities.

Seabiscuit Is Out of the Gate

The world premiere screening of "Seabiscuit" will take place tonight at Mann Village Theater in Westwood, Calif. with a host of celebrities in attendance.

Summer of Seabiscuit?

By Robert Bolson -- If you film it, they will come...Or will they? We are about to find out. I'm referring of course to Universal Studios' motion picture Seabiscuit, based on the juggernaut best-selling book by Laura Hillenbrand: Seabiscuit: An American Legend, which opens nationwide on July 25.

TOBA's Graded Gamble

By Ray Paulick -- By using the power of its American Graded Stakes Committee, the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association is taking a leadership role to ensure the highest standards are being used to test those horses competing in America's most important races.

Here and There

Saratoga Seabiscuit showing sold out...Winners FEderation receives TCA grant...Del Mar offers film series...Don Burt wins Equine Industry Vision Award.

Woolf's 'Lucky Saddle' Creates a Stir

George Woolf's "lucky saddle," which he used when he guided Seabiscuit to victory over War Admiral in the 1938 Pimlico Special, is the centerpiece of a major auction of much of the great rider's racing collection July 20 in Beverly Hills.

Total Handle Record Set by Stockton Fair

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The total amount of money wagered on races at the recently concluded 10-day San Joaquin County Fair meet at Stockton, Calif. increased 10% to a record $16.95 million, officials reported.

"Making of Seabiscuit" Documentary to Air July 2

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"Seabiscuit -- The Making of the Movie, Presented by Equibase", a special, behind-the-scenes look at the production of the upcoming major motion picture "Seabiscuit," will debut July 2 at 4 p.m. (EDT) on ESPN2.

'Seabiscuit' Premieres July 19 in Lexington, Louisville

Seabiscuit a feature film from Universal Pictures, DreamWorks Pictures, and Spyglass Entertainment, will be premiered in Lexington and Louisville July 19. The two Kentucky cities are among only a select few across the United States that will host official premieres in advance of the nationwide release of the film on July 25.

No Robbery

By Laura Hillenbrand -- Seabiscuit's story did have a "fairy-tale ending," but he didn't need me to give it to him.

Seabiscuit Revisited

By Morton Cathro -- With both a PBS documentary and a Spielberg-backed movie based on "Seabiscuit: An American Legend" about to debut, it behooves one to take yet another look at one of the most exhaustively researched and finely crafted works ever written about a racehorse and his time.

Action

By Ray Paulick -- Can Seabiscuit's long coattails help pull B. Wayne Hughes into the Kentucky Derby winner's circle?

Valentine's Day Return for Stevens

Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens, who portrays the late George Woolf in the upcoming Universal film, "Seabiscuit: An American Legend," will resume riding at Santa Anita on Feb. 14.

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