Hastings 2018 Stakes Schedule Worth Over $2.1 Million; Meet Begins April 21

The 2018 stakes schedule at Hastings Racecourse will offer $2.175 million in purse money with some exciting new features over 36 stakes races that begin with the $50,000 Swift Thoroughbreds Inaugural and $50,000 Brighouse Belles on Sunday, April 22. “I am very pleased with the way our industry groups came …

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Hastings Announces Lucrative 2018 Stakes Schedule Worth Over $2.1 Million

The 2018 stakes schedule at Hastings Racecourse will offer $2.175 million in purse money with some exciting new features over 36 stakes races that begin with the $50,000 Swift Thoroughbreds Inaugural and $50,000 Brighouse Belles on Sunday, April 22. “I am very pleased with the way our industry groups came …

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Commission Considers Updates To Post-Claim Drug Testing Rules In Kentucky

During its Jan. 16 meeting, the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission’s rules committee unanimously approved updating the voided claim rule, reports bloodhorse.com. Originally proposed by the safety committee, the recommendations include post-race drug testing of every horse that is claimed in the state of Kentucky. Currently the regulations are such that claimants …

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Sam Houston Thoroughbred Meet Kicks Off Friday Jan. 19

Sam Houston Race Park is in final preparations for its 2018 live racing season. Friday January 19 is opening night of the Thoroughbred meet which continues through March 17. A blustery winter storm, which forced school closings on Tuesday, will be gone by Thursday, with a promising weather forecast for this weekend.  Post time is 7:00 …

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Geroux Voted Jockey Of The Week After Upset Silverbulletday Win

Florent Geroux picked up multiple stakes wins and led all North American jockeys by earnings to be named Jockeys’ Guild Jockey of the Week for January 8-15, 2018. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys’ Guild, the organization which represents …

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Cinco Charlie’s First Foal A Colt At Millennium Farms

Spendthrift Farm‘s Cinco Charlie, a Graded stakes-winning juvenile and seven-time black-type winner by Indian Charlie, sired his first reported foal on January 13th when a bay colt was born at Millennium Farms in Lexington, KY. Bred by Toby Keith’s Dream Walkin’ Farm, the colt is out of Keith’s homebred and …

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‘Comeback Kid’ Candy Boy Preparing For A Third Try In Dubai World Cup

The proverbial ‘comeback kid,’ 7-year-old Candy Boy has had a bittersweet career. Racing sparingly over the last few years, the son of Candy Ride has shown his immense talent against the very best since he began his career in 2013. After yet another setback and being eased because of injury …

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Horse Country, Inc. Adds Kentucky Equine Humane Center

Horse Country, Inc. is proud to announce its newest nonprofit member: the Kentucky Equine Humane Center. The farm, located in Nicholasville, Kentucky, is a rescue and rehoming organization serving all horse breeds; and will join other members of Horse Country in offering tours of its facility. Founded in 2007, the …

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EquiLottery Bill Refiled In West Virginia

Legislation that authorizes the Lottery Commission to introduce games whose winning tickets are determined by the outcome of a horse race, HB 2943 was filed for the second consecutive year in West Virginia last week. The effort is part of a long term strategy to create lottery games that bring …

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Churchill Downs: Visitation, Memorial Service For Mike Hargrave Announced

Visitation and a memorial service for Mike Hargrave, the former director of stabling for Churchill Downs Racetrack for nearly 40 years, will be held Wednesday in Jeffersonville, Ind. Hargrave passed away Saturday in Louisville following a three-week battle with acute pancreatitis. He was 69. Visitation will be held from 2-7 …

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