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  • Hoof Beats Bio
    by Kate Jones on July 1, 2019 at 7:22 pm

    Attraction of Opposites Differences, similarities between Geoff Stein and David Reid make for one of racing’s leading partnerships THE GREEK MYTH IS WELL KNOWN, OF THE KING NAMED MIDAS. For Midas’ hospitality, Dionysus, god of wine, offered to grant the king anything he wished. The king’s request was simple: that everything he touch turn to

  • Canadian Sportsman Bio
    by Kate Jones on July 1, 2019 at 7:15 pm

    The Perfect Mix by Dave Briggs Take one part low-key, charismatic deal-maker, add a workhorse and detail-fanatic and the result is the profoundly-successful Preferred Equine Marketing partnership of Geoff Stein and David Reid. he burning question is this – how did two guys as different as January and July create the most successful horse agenting

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    • 2024 Kentucky Derby Prospect Profiles: Santa Anita Derby Winner Stronghold
      by Mike Curry on April 15, 2024 at 8:38 pm

      Welcome to 2024 Kentucky Derby Prospect Profiles, where we’ll take a look each week at a recent winner on the Triple Crown trail, usually from the Road to the Kentucky Derby schedule from which the racehorses earn points toward qualifying. The 1 ¼-mile Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve will be held May 4, 2024, at Churchill Downs. Read More…

    • Breeders’ Cup Releases Challenge Series Schedule of Prep Races for 2024 World Championships
      on April 15, 2024 at 5:56 pm

      LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 15, 2024) – Breeders’ Cup Limited today announced the 2024 Breeders’ Cup Challenge Series: Win and You’re In schedule of 82 races in 12 countries. Each winner will receive an automatic qualifying position, with fees paid, into a corresponding race at the 2024 Breeders’ Cup World Championships. Read More…

    • Jockey Keith Asmussen, 25, Grateful and Excited Ahead of First Start in Kentucky Derby
      by Sara Dacus on April 15, 2024 at 3:01 pm

      Keith Asmussen set a goal to ride one race as a jockey. He felt it would be an experience no one could take away from him. Invigorated by piloting a horse, he set bigger racing goals, and his short career has shot to a new level in 2024. Read More…

    • Tickets Now Available for Pre-Preakness Party May 15 in Baltimore
      on April 15, 2024 at 2:44 pm

      LEXINGTON, KY (April 15, 2024) — Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance announced Monday that tickets are now available for the ninth annual America’s Best Racing (ABR) Pre-Preakness Party. Read More…

    • The Basics: How to Bet the Kentucky Derby
      by Mike Curry on April 15, 2024 at 10:00 am

      If you’ve landed on this story, you very likely have an interest in betting the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve on May 4 at Churchill Downs but either don’t know how, where, what, or who to bet. Maybe it’s a combination of all four, but we’re here to help. It’s never been easier to place a bet on the Kentucky Derby. Read More…

    • Five Key Takeaways to Know From Apple Blossom, Lexington Stakes Weekend
      by Tom Pedulla on April 15, 2024 at 9:39 am

      Tom Pedulla offers five takeaways from the $1.25 million Apple Blossom Handicap at Oaklawn Park, the $600,000 Jenny Wiley Stakes at Keeneland Race Course, and the $400,000 Read More…

    • Ron Turcotte: Secretariat’s Hall of Fame Rider
      by Tom Pedulla on April 15, 2024 at 4:00 am

      There should be no mention of the mighty Triple Crown champion Secretariat without pointing to jockey Ron Turcotte as an integral member of a dynamite team. It might appear from watching replays of the Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes, and Belmont Stakes in 1973 as if Turcotte was merely a passenger taken for a wonderful ride by the gleaming colt they called “Big Red.” But Penny Chenery, Secretariat’s owner, knew better. Read More…

    • Lexington Stakes Win Puts Encino on the Kentucky Derby Bubble
      by Joe Perez on April 13, 2024 at 9:10 pm

      Thanks to a gate-to-wire victory in the $365,500 Grade 3 Stonestreet Lexington Stakes at Keeneland Race Course on April 13, Godolphin homebred Encino climbed 10 spots on the Kentucky Derby Read More…

    • Country Music Icon Wynonna Judd to Perform National Anthem at Kentucky Derby 150
      on April 12, 2024 at 1:36 pm

      Louisville, Ky. (Friday, April 12, 2024) – Churchill Downs today announced that five-time Grammy Award-winner and country music icon Wynonna Judd will perform the National Anthem at this year’s Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve on Saturday, May 4. Read More…

    • Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Success Stories: Overcoming the Odds with Seven Thirty
      by Alexis Arbaugh on April 12, 2024 at 10:00 am

      When Tara Webster made the decision to retire her older gelding, she began to ponder getting her next horse. Ready to explore adoption prospects, she turned to her friend at Hope After Racing Thoroughbreds (HART), Amanda Wilson, who was eager to introduce Tara to the horse Seven Thirty. Soon after concluding the conversation with Amanda, Tara traveled to HART to meet the exciting new prospect. Read More…

    U.S. Trotting News

    Don’t count Alagna out of Saturday’s $350,000 Adios at The Meadows

    Washington, PA — Elimination winners Beach Glass and Pebble Beach may appear unbeatable in Saturday’s $350,000 final of the Delvin Miller Adios Pace for the Orchids at Hollywood Casino at The Meadows, but don’t count out Tony Alagna. Few trainers can match his Adios success in recent years. Alagna won ...

    Seven Hundred, JD win NYSS splits at Batavia Downs

    Batavia, NY — The “glamour division” of the New York Sire Stakes was well represented on Wednesday night (July 27) at Batavia Downs as 14 top 3-year-old pacing colts and geldings bred in the Empire State lined up in two $59,200 contests. In the first division, Seven Hundred (Huntsville-Exclamation) took ...

    Jewett Leavitt to be honored at Kentucky Horse Park

    Lexington, KY — Meg Jewett Leavitt, who owns and operates the well-known Standardbred farm Walnut Hall Limited in Lexington, Ky., in partnership with her husband, Alan Leavitt, will be honored for her dedication to the lives of horses during Hats Off Day, presented by Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital, on ...

    Grand Circuit to Meadows, Meadowlands

    This Week: Delvin Miller Adios, Adioo Volo, and Arden Downs, The Meadows, Washington, Pa. and Hambletonian, Hambletonian Oaks, Peter Haughton and Jim Doherty eliminations, Tompkins-Geers, and Miss Versatility leg, The Meadowlands, East Rutherford, N.J. Schedule of events: The Grand Circuit week kicks off on Friday (July 29) at The Meadows ...

    Hoofbeats De Vie and Anthony’s All In sweep Maryland Sires

    Berlin, MD — On Wednesday (July 27), Ocean Downs hosted the sophomore Maryland Sire Stake finals, each going for a purse of $75,000 before a large crowd. Hoofbeats De Vie (Charlie De Vie) and driver Russell Foster remained undefeated in the colt and gelding trot, winning all six races each ...

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    Use Yah Blinkah Takes New Mark In Maine Stakes

    Use Yah Blinkah turned in a career-best performance on Wednesday (Aug. 3) when the three-year-old pacing colts and geldings met at Bangor in the Maine Standardbred Breeders Stakes (MSBS). In the first $18,227 MSBS division, a non-wagering event, driver Heath Campbell sent Use Yah Blinkah right to the front from ...

    Prospect Series Leg Rescheduled

    Leg 3B of the Prospect Series for two-year-old trotting fillies has been rescheduled following Wednesday's cancellation at Grand River Raceway due to severe weather conditions in the region. The single Prospect Series division has been rescheduled as a non-wagering event on Grand River Raceway's Friday, Aug. 5 card, with a post time of ...

    Clearfield Hosts Pennsylvania Fair Stakes

    The Pennsylvania fair circuit came to Clearfield for its only four-day stand of the season – two-year-olds on Sunday and Monday, then three-year-olds the last two days, with trotters on the first card of the age group and pacers the second. The freshman baby trotters thus led off on Sunday, ...

    Hottieonthehorizon Strolls To Another Open Win

    Hottieonthehorizon picked up her sixth win of the Running Aces season with a dominating stroll-in-the-park style win in the $16,500 Mares Open Handicap Pace on Tuesday night (Aug. 3). Sent off as the overwhelming 1-20 favourite in the five-horse affair, driver Luke Plano wasted no time in getting the impressive ...

    Stakes-Filled Card Set For Northside

    It will be a stakes-filled day at Northside Downs on Saturday, Aug. 6, as a total of five Atlantic Sires Stakes events are slated for the afternoon race card. Two-year-old trotters will go as a non-wagering event at 12:45 p.m. Four trotters will go behind the gate for a purse ...

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    • 1st foal out of Elle Mac to appear on the Rangiora catwalk
      by Harnesslink Media on April 16, 2024 at 6:59 am

      Welcome into our Speed in the Breed article. A look into the successful families represented at the trials and workouts. If you look into the sales catalogue or those that find fame out on the track in the features races you’re likely to find that many of the champions of today come from great families The post 1st foal out of Elle Mac to appear on the Rangiora catwalk first appeared on Harnesslink.

    • Harness News Update: Picks and analysis for Oak Grove April 16
      by Trey Colbeck on April 16, 2024 at 6:15 am

      Oak Grove is to host a 12-dash harness racing card on Tuesday (Apr. 16th). Pick 5 wagers start in both the first and sixth races. The feature race is the $30,000 Open Trot in the sixth race. The 5-2 morning line favourite in the Open Trot is Railee Something (International Moni). The four-year-old mare is The post Harness News Update: Picks and analysis for Oak Grove April 16 first appeared on Harnesslink.

    • P L Oliver best at London
      by Nicholas Barnsdale on April 16, 2024 at 5:10 am

      P L Oliver (Sportswriter) led throughout the featured Preferred Pace at The Raceway at the Western Fair District on Monday (Apr. 15) for his fourth win of the harness racing season. Colin Kelly rated the gelding to fractions of :28.1, :57.3, and 1:25.4. Ideal Perception (Anthony Haughan) pulled out to provide first-over pressure coming down The post P L Oliver best at London first appeared on Harnesslink.

    • Things looking better for Akuta
      by Bruce Stewart on April 16, 2024 at 3:59 am

      Reports from the All Stars harness racing stable indicate scans of star pacer Akuta’s (Bettor’s Delight) injured leg are looking more positive. Owned by Cullen Breeding Limited and co trainer Mark Purdon, Akuta last started at the end of December when he finished third behind Don’t Stop Dreaming and Old Town Road in the G3 The post Things looking better for Akuta first appeared on Harnesslink.

    • 2024 National Weanling Sale Catalogue now online
      by NZB Standardbred on April 16, 2024 at 3:48 am

      The catalogue for NZB Standardbred’s 2024 National Weanling Sale is now live and available to view by clicking here. The 106-lot boutique weanling session, this year to be complimented by two supplementary yearling lots, is set to take place at the Karaka Sales Centre on Thursday 23 May. The Sale will feature a selection of The post 2024 National Weanling Sale Catalogue now online first appeared on Harnesslink.

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      • George Stubbs’ Trail of Painted Horses
        by Amy Harris on April 10, 2024 at 5:56 pm

        This year marks 300 years since the birth of George Stubbs, one of the world’s most revered horse artists who painted in the romanticism style. To celebrate his work, the county of North Lincolnshire in the UK is commissioning local … The post George Stubbs’ Trail of Painted Horses appeared first on Horse Canada.

      • Hop on a Hobby Horse!
        by Amy Harris on April 10, 2024 at 5:24 pm

        The British Show Pony Society (BSPS) oversees various pony classes across the United Kingdom including Show Pony, Show Hunter Pony, Working Hunter Pony or Mountain and Moorland (adult riders included). But this year they’ve added a new division that will … The post Hop on a Hobby Horse! appeared first on Horse Canada.

      • Dakota Fanning’s Gift Horse
        by Amy Harris on April 10, 2024 at 4:54 pm

        The actress Dakota Fanning seems like she’s been onscreen for longer than her 30 years. That’s because we’ve watched her grow up from her debut in I am Sam to more recently in the new Netflix series Ripley. But it … The post Dakota Fanning’s Gift Horse appeared first on Horse Canada.

      • Mud Management on Horse Farms – A Free Seminar
        by Amy Harris on April 9, 2024 at 4:21 pm

        Join the Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine for “Mud Management on Horse Farms.” Steve Kraus, Head of Farrier Services at the Cornell University Hospital for Animals (CUHA), will discuss the effects of mud on horses’ feet and health, and … The post Mud Management on Horse Farms – A Free Seminar appeared first on Horse Canada.

      • Foal Watch: Be a Cam Sentry in Nova Scotia
        by Amy Harris on April 3, 2024 at 4:14 pm

        There are few sights more beautiful to behold than the birth of a brand-new foal. If you’re interested in horse breeding, or just want to be part of the experience of watching a mare give birth, then Meadow Brooks Stables… The post Foal Watch: Be a Cam Sentry in Nova Scotia appeared first on Horse Canada.

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      • 2024 The Quokka Field & Odds: Amelia’s Jewel Faces Stiff Competition
        by Lucy Henderson on April 16, 2024 at 3:19 am

        All eyes are on Amelia’s Jewel as she seeks redemption in the second edition of The Quokka, Perth’s richest race with a $5 million purse. Installed as the early favourite again, Amelia’s Jewel will have to overcome a wide barrier draw (12) to claim victory this time around. The now four-year-old daughter of Siyouni finished The post 2024 The Quokka Field & Odds: Amelia’s Jewel Faces Stiff Competition appeared first on HorseRacing.com.au.

      • Waller Seals Queen of the Turf Stakes 2024 with Zougotcha, Atishu Second
        by Lucy Henderson on April 13, 2024 at 7:37 am

        Chris Waller capped off a stellar day at Royal Randwick with a thrilling quinella in the 2024 Queen of the Turf Stakes. Following the unforgettable performance by the Ciaron Maher-trained Pride of Jenni in the Queen Elizabeth, all eyes turned to Race 9 where last year’s champion Atishu aimed to defend her title. Waller opted The post Waller Seals Queen of the Turf Stakes 2024 with Zougotcha, Atishu Second appeared first on HorseRacing.com.au.

      • Pride of Jenni Blazes to Historic 2024 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Victory
        by Lucy Henderson on April 13, 2024 at 6:45 am

        Ciaron Maher‘s mare Pride of Jenni rewrote the record books with a breath taking performance in the 2024 Queen Elizabeth Stakes at Royal Randwick. In a display of dominance never witnessed before in a Group 1 race, Pride of Jenni absolutely demolished her rivals, leaving them in her dust to salute in the $5 million The post Pride of Jenni Blazes to Historic 2024 Queen Elizabeth Stakes Victory appeared first on HorseRacing.com.au.

      • Circle of Fire Overcomes Challenges to Claim Emotional 2024 Sydney Cup Victory
        by Lucy Henderson on April 13, 2024 at 6:17 am

        Ciaron Maher‘s class stayer Circle of Fire lived up to his favourite’s billing, capturing the prestigious Sydney Cup 2024 in a thrilling display of determination. Despite a less-than-ideal run throughout the 3200m race, Circle of Fire proved his class with a powerful late surge to secure a two-length victory. This win held extra significance as The post Circle of Fire Overcomes Challenges to Claim Emotional 2024 Sydney Cup Victory appeared first on HorseRacing.com.au.

      • Moody and Coleman Strike Again: Autumn Angel Upsets in Australian Oaks 2024
        by Lucy Henderson on April 13, 2024 at 5:39 am

        Building on their impressive The Championships form, the partnership of trainers Peter Moody and Katherine Coleman secured another Group 1 victory with a thrilling win by Autumn Angel in the 2024 Australian Oaks at Randwick. The partnership, fresh off their first Group 1 win together with Chain Of Lightning in the TJ Smith Stakes last The post Moody and Coleman Strike Again: Autumn Angel Upsets in Australian Oaks 2024 appeared first on HorseRacing.com.au.

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      • 17/4/2024 Horse Racing Tips and Best Bets – Caulfield
        by Adam Page on April 16, 2024 at 7:07 am

        Victorian racing on Wednesday will take place at Caulfield Heath. The weather is fine, the track is good (4) and the rail is in the true position for the entire circuit. Race One: 6 Grinzinger Love Race Two: 6 Here The Crowd Race Three: 4 Inexorable Race Four: 10 Togetherforever… Read More »

      • 17/4/2024 Horse Racing Tips and Best Bets – Canterbury
        by Adam Page on April 16, 2024 at 7:06 am

        Canterbury will conduct an eight event program this Wednesday. The weather is fine, the track is soft (5) and the rail is in the true position for the entire circuit. Race One: 1 Little Jeanie Race Two: 6 Lady Nikster Race Three: 1 Catoggio Race Four: 2 Hollywood Hero Race… Read More »

      • 17/4/2024 Horse Racing Tips and Best Bets – Doomben
        by Adam Page on April 16, 2024 at 7:05 am

        QLD racing this Wednesday heads to Doomben. The weather is fine, the track is soft (5) and the rail is out ten metres for the entire circuit. Race One: 2 Proclaimer Race Two: 3 Adranos Race Three: 11 Hatasu Race Four: 1 Italian Rviera Race Five: 10 Flying D’Amore Race… Read More »

      • 17/4/2024 Horse Racing Tips and Best Bets – Balaklava
        by Adam Page on April 16, 2024 at 7:04 am

        SA racing on Wednesday heads to Balaklava. The weather is fine, the track is good (4) and the rail is in the true position for the entire circuit. Race One: 9 Gotta Go Guru Race Two: 2 Talkin Italian Race Three: 5 Trelaze Race Four: 1 Morris Minor Race Five:… Read More »

      • 17/4/2024 Horse Racing Tips and Best Bets – Geraldton
        by Adam Page on April 16, 2024 at 7:03 am

        Seven races will be run and won at Geraldton this Wednesday. The weather is fine, the track is good (4) and the rail is out two metres for the entire circuit. Race One: 3 Martos Cob Race Two: 2 Scenery Race Three: 3 The Chief Justice Race Four: 2 Defending… Read More »

      • Blue Stripe Wins Hirsch and Ticket to Distaff
        by Staff Writer on August 7, 2022 at 4:20 am

        The South American mare Blue Stripe tracked a pair of leaders early, then went on by at the head of the stretch to register and impressive length and three-quarters triumph in the $400,000 Grade I Clement L. Hirsch Stakes Saturday at Del Mar. The 5-year-old by the Argentinian stallion Equal Stripes out of an Argentinian The post Blue Stripe Wins Hirsch and Ticket to Distaff appeared first on Horse Racing Reports and News – Turfnsport.

      • Breeders’ Cup Classic Future Wager Opens Friday
        by Staff Writer on August 4, 2022 at 2:26 pm

        Undefeated 4-year-old Flightline has been installed as the 3-1 favorite for the first of two future wagers on this year’s $6 million Longines Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1). The first Longines Breeders’ Cup Classic Future Wager will open on Friday, Aug. 5 at 12 p.m. ETand will close on Sunday, Aug. 7 at 6:30 p.m. ET. The The post Breeders’ Cup Classic Future Wager Opens Friday appeared first on Horse Racing Reports and News – Turfnsport.

      • American Theorem Stamps Ticket to Breeders’ Cup Sprint
        by Staff Writer on August 1, 2022 at 3:25 pm

        Rustin Kretz’s American Theorem swooped widest and fastest of all Saturday in the 77th edition of the Grade I Bing Crosby Stakes at Del Mar and outran eight rivals to the wire in 1:08.67 for the six-panel headliner. The husky gray son of Triple Crown hero American Pharoah was a length and a half to The post American Theorem Stamps Ticket to Breeders’ Cup Sprint appeared first on Horse Racing Reports and News – Turfnsport.

      • Harness & Horse Racing Heats Up in the Garden State This Summer
        by Staff Writer on August 1, 2022 at 2:36 pm

        New Jersey horse betting is where it’s at for the month of July and August, as thoroughbreds and harness races will be center stage for Garden State bettors over the next handful of weekends. Horse-racing enthusiasts will enjoy the $1 million Haskell Stakes at Monmouth Park in Oceanport on July 23. Still, first, harness-racing action The post Harness & Horse Racing Heats Up in the Garden State This Summer appeared first on Horse Racing Reports and News – Turfnsport.

      • Bing Crosby and San Diego Highlight Saturday Card at Del Mar
        by Staff Writer on July 29, 2022 at 2:10 pm

        Topped by a pair of deep and deeply competitive stakes races, Del Mar will present a sparkling 11-race program Saturday on Day 6 of its 83rd summer race meet. First post on the afternoon is 2 p.m. The two stakes – the 77th running of the Grade I, $400,000 Bing Crosby Stakes and the 81st The post Bing Crosby and San Diego Highlight Saturday Card at Del Mar appeared first on Horse Racing Reports and News – Turfnsport.