Keyword: USA Today

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    Breathe Right Plans Belmont Promotion

    The largest maker of the human version of the nasal strip, GlaxoSmithKline, hopes to grab some attention for its Breathe Right nasal strips at the Belmont Stakes (gr. I) June 7 at Belmont Park.

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    Today's Job Market

    <i>By Ray Paulick</i> - This item of interest from the Feb. 25 issue of <i>USA Today</i>: a horse racing groom has the worst job in sports.

  • Jockey Julie Krone, ranks among the &quot;toughest&quot; athletes in the U.S.

    Krone Featured in <i>USA Today</i> Series on Toughest Athletes

    Following on its popular series "10 Hardest Things to do in Sports" last year (hitting a baseball ranked first), <i>USA Today</i> has undertaken to rank the "10 Toughest Athletes." In the series that began with Monday's edition of the national newspaper, jockey Julie Krone was featured as the "10th toughest athlete."

  • Greatest Game Holds Second Lottery

    The Greatest Game, a program created to encourage more people to join the Thoroughbred industry as owners, held its second matching lottery in Lexington on July 8. The lottery gives individuals who have expressed interest in becoming owners, contact information for three advisors.

  • USA Today Deal Provides Lots of Ink for Cup

    The Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships is well-represented in the Oct. 24 edition of USA Today with a four-page preview insert in the sports section that includes five stories, fields for the eight races, and selections by Turf writers and handicappers.

  • Seabiscuit (The Book) and Author Continue Winning Ways

    Author Laura Hillenbrand and her best-selling book "Seabiscuit: An American Legend" continue their winning ways. In recent weeks, the book was named "Non-Fiction Book of the Year," by BookSense; hit No. 1 on the New York Times paperback non-fiction bestseller list for May 18; and was selected as this month's selection by the "USA Today Book Club."