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The Paulick Report is headed to New York this summer, as we launch a new series about the Thoroughbred industry in the Empire State. We'll be delving into recent developments that have triggered significant changes in New York's breeding and sales business, but as a way to kick off the [...]
Tue, Jun 30, 2015 11:15 AM, Read at the source >
*1 P.M POST TIME FOR CANADA DAY! Race 1 – POST Time – 1:00 PM First Half Daily Double / Exactor /.20 Triactor /.20 Pick 3 (Races 1-2-3) Woodbine MAIDEN CLAIMING $25,000 – $23,500 Purse $25,400. (Plus $10,200 – Other Sources) (Plus $5,100 – State Bred) (Plus $5,250 – Other Sources). For Maidens, [...]
Tue, Jun 30, 2015 7:00 AM, Read at the source >
I read an interesting column today at Around 2 Turns. It was in regards to the American Pharoah Triple Crown, and the assorted memorabilia of such."Ephemera, or at least the hobby of collecting it, is dead or at least seriously unwell. Sure, a dinner menu from the Titanic or a [...]
Tue, Jun 30, 2015 6:59 AM, Read at the source >
Betting Favorites
Via Horseplayers Association of North America
 by Vin Rogers    Ten or 15 years ago I had a horse with Mitch Friedman named Call Me Anytime.  It was Saratoga time, and "Call Me," an honest $35,000 claimer type, was entered in the fifth race on the second Monday of the meet.  Come Monday, I made may way [...]
Tue, Jun 30, 2015 6:27 AM, Read at the source >
Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt. Photo courtesy of the Library of Congress. On May 7, Alfred Vanderbilt III was in Ireland, honoring the memory of his grandfather, a man he never knew, on the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Lusitania, in which Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt perished, saving the lives of his [...]
Tue, Jun 30, 2015 5:36 AM, Read at the source >
WATER
Via Thoroughblog
*Thoroughblog is pleased to have horse racing writer/blogger/handicapper RYAN DICKEY, https://twitter.com/rdickey249, set to give us his presentation of the Plate field this weekend, stay tuned! CONQUEST BOOGALOO and FIELD OF COURAGE worked Sunday morning for the Mark Casse Stable. The latter will not run in the Plate but was a [...]
Tue, Jun 30, 2015 3:56 AM, Read at the source >
For the second time in three years, trainer Steve Asmussen has been sued by the United States Department of Labor for allegedly failing to adhere to the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, namely not paying overtime to hot walkers and grooms who compiled more than 40 hours of work [...]
Tue, Jun 30, 2015 3:10 AM, Read at the source >
B. Wayne Hughes's Spendthrift Farm extended its reach to Australia this year by purchasing Yallambee Stud in Victoria. Tweet [...]
Tue, Jun 30, 2015 1:00 AM, Read at the source >
Plainridge Morning
Via Jessica Chapel / Railbird v2
It's the only horse racing going in Massachusetts right now, so I went to Plainridge Park on Monday to catch Thursday's rescheduled card. First post was 11:00 AM — too early to enjoy a snack before at Doug Flutie's Sports Bar, although not too early for the crowd that was [...]
Mon, Jun 29, 2015 4:50 PM, Read at the source >
Good day racefans.Over in good old Pennsylvania there have been a couple of interesting developments.First, Philly Park Parx is cutting winter dates and sinking money into a fall festival of racing. "Parx Racing and the Pennsylvania Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association (PTHA) announce the creation of a new, annual $20 Million [...]
Mon, Jun 29, 2015 7:45 AM, Read at the source >
Dreamy Trêve
Via Jessica Chapel / Railbird v2
Trêve is traveling well towards a third Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe, winning the Grand Prix de Saint-Cloud on Sunday by 1 1/4 lengths over classy Flintshire. Trainer Criquette Head-Maarek said after that she was quite confident: “I was never worried. She was a little on her toes before the race [...]
Sun, Jun 28, 2015 9:21 AM, Read at the source >
** Sorry – picks were on the Blog – just not under Thoroughblog – site is very confusing and I saved them in the wrong place! Races are handicapped for the grass, however, they won't be on the turf Bring your swim fins! Race 1 – POST Time – 1:00 PM First [...]
Sun, Jun 28, 2015 2:52 AM, Read at the source >
The Gazette's Mike MacAdam penned an article today about Saratoga Racecourse that should get its fair share of tweets and retweets. He writes what oh so many in the sport would like to say - or more appropriate scream - but don't have a forum to. It's about the monetization [...]
Sat, Jun 27, 2015 7:51 AM, Read at the source >
Kay is doing you a favor, he says, by eliminating the need to get to the track at 5 a.m. to wait in line and sprint to grab a table. But that’ll be $100 on Travers Day, and instead of giving that money to backstretch charities, as NYRA did when [...]
Sat, Jun 27, 2015 6:18 AM, Read at the source >
Race 1 – POST Time – 1:00 PM First Half Daily Double / Exactor /.20 Triactor / .20 Pick 3 (Races 1-2-3) .20 Superfecta Woodbine MAIDEN CLAIMING $20,000 – $19,000 Purse $20,300. (Plus $8,100 – Other Sources) (Plus $4,100 – State Bred) (Plus $3,675 – Other Sources). For Maidens, Three Years Old And [...]
Sat, Jun 27, 2015 3:20 AM, Read at the source >