Articles posted June 22, 2012

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Belmont cancels after 4TH race

Due to a storm that resulted in a loss of power at Belmont Park, live racing on Friday was canceled after the 4TH race. Simulcasting at Aqueduct and the Belmont Cafe were to continue as scheduled.

Fields for Dwyer, New York Stakes coming together

Unstoppable U, who in his third career start finished sixth in the 1 1/2-mile Belmont Stakes, will likely return to the races June 30 in the Grade 2 Dwyer at Belmont Park. The gray son of Exchange Rate will have his first breeze since the Belmont either Saturday or Sunday in preparation for the 1 1/8-mile Dwyer, said Ken McPeek's assistant, Lars Becdelamotte.

Royal Ascot - Trainer John Gosden

Royal Ascot - Trainer John Gosden

Comments from Trainer John Gosden who saddled three winners at Royal Ascot on June 22, Fallen For You in the Group I Coronation Stakes, Newfangled in the Group III Albany Stakes, and Gatewood in the Wolferton Handicap. Sponsored by AmWest Entertainment.

Black Caviar highlights Royal Ascot's final day

Australian superstar Black Caviar will face 14 rivals when she puts her unbeaten record on the line in Saturday's Group 1 Diamond Jubilee Stakes at Royal Ascot. It marks the first international foray for the Peter Moody-trained mare, and Black Caviar is currently recognized as the greatest sprinter in the world and the second highest-rated horse behind miler Frankel, a spectacular winner of the Group 1 Queen Anne Stakes on Tuesday's opening-day program.

Royal Ascot - King Edward VII Press Conf

Royal Ascot - King Edward VII Press Conf

Comments from Jockey Johnny Murtagh and Trainer Sir Henry Cecil after Thomas Chippendale's victory in the Group II King Edward VII Stakes. Sponsored by AmWest Entertainment.

Grazing Management During Drought

Much of Kentucky has been behind on rainfall since spring began, but the drought has been exceptional in Western Kentucky with some cities 8 and 9 inches below normal rainfall totals. With some of the state's historically driest months ahead, good pasture management is critical for livestock producers, said forage extension specialists from the Univer...

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