Stonerside Stable's Lone Star Park Handicap (gr. III) winner Congaree tuned up for a possible berth in Saturday's Stephen Foster Handicap (gr. I) at Churchill Downs when he breezed five furlongs in 1:01 1/5 Monday.
New York Racing Association officials expected Belmont Stakes Day to be big, but what they got by the end of the day blew everyone away.
Hawthorne Race Course's spring meet continued to provide a popular turf racing "bridge" between winter/spring meets at Fair Grounds and Oaklawn Park, and the meet that just began at Arlington Park.
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Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner War Emblem will be shipped on Sunday to trainer Bob Baffert's Santa Anita barn in Southern California.
With the help of three Republicans who crossed the isle June 7, hopes for dockside gaming and pull-tab legislation continue to live as the full House passed House Bill 1001 by a 51-47 margin. The legislation now moves to the full Senate, which has a Republican majority.
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Prized gained his second southern hemisphere group I winner when his 4-year-old daughter Prized Gem landed the $500,000 (Australian funds) Brisbane Cup (Aust-I) at Eagle Farm on June 10.
The 126th Queensland Derby (Aust-I) on June 8 will be remembered for its Danzig trifecta, provided by County Tyrone and the fillies Galroof and Miss Bussell. The winner was in effect rectifying things for Danewin, the first-crop Danehill son a close second in the more important Australian and Victoria Derbys.
Of the many horses selected to advance the breed, few make the transition in careers with the cheers of adulation still ringing in their ears. Signing-off your track career with a grand flourish is elusive, but 4-year-old Show a Heart managed it in the $1 million (Australian funds) Stradbroke Handicap (Aust-1) on June 10.
Plans have been floated for two racetracks in Louisiana, but some legislators have asked the state racing commission not to issue any more licenses. They believe the plans are more about gaming than horse racing.
Millionaire Subordination's first winner emerged June 9 at Hastings Park when his daughter Cyndaquil won in her second start.
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