The one bet you should make on the Cheltenham Gold Cup horse race

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Aidan Coleman rode Native River to glory at Newbury races in February, 2017. Alan Crowhurst / Getty Images The Cheltenham Festival reportedly attracts £150 million of betting money every season, but where should you place your wager? The Gold Cup on …
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Post Time: Racing across the globe this weekend
This weekend’s thoroughbred racing calendar includes the richest night in racing in Dubai and three key prep races on the road to the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby. At Meydan Racecourse in the United Arab Emirates races with purses totaling $ 27 …
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Street-Sense left, and Great-Hunter – Dubai Picture
Street Sense and Great Hunter, who traded Grade 1 wins as two-year-olds last fall, will cross paths again on Saturday in a final stop leading into the spring classics in the $ 750,000 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (G1) at Keeneland Race Course. Great Hunter won …
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Horse Racing: Tricky Zippy victorious after step up in class

sportHorse Racing: Tricky Zippy victorious after step up in class
Horse Racing: Tricky Zippy victorious after step up in class. Tricky Zippy, with John Velazquez aboard, gallops to victory in the Union Avenue Stakes Thursday at Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs. DJ Eberle – deberle@digitalfirstmedia.com.
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High Hopes for Hard Aces in Pacific Classic
“He’s a laid-back horse and he doesn’t do anything on his own. You have to … Hard Aces was privately purchased by Hronis Racing of brothers Kostas and Pete Hronis in February following a four-length victory in the Louisiana Handicap at Fair Grounds.
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Trophee Could Make Stakes Appearance Next
Ghislaine Head’s Trophee has some big shoes to fill as a half-sister to two-time Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe winner Treve, but trainer Christophe Clement was impressed with her victory Wednesday in an allowance race on the turf, and said she may see …
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Horse race dates confirmed

sportHorse race dates confirmed
Jockey Ruben Cervantes was up on La Polbadera (center) for a photo-finish win in the inaugural Dale Parker/Emmett Overnight Futurity during the 29th Annual Pari-mutuel Horse Racing Spring Meet at the Gem County Fairgrounds April 26. Cervantes rode …
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Baffert strongly considering Travers for American Pharoah
American Pharoah would be the sixth horse Baffert has brought in for the Travers, a race he won with eventual Horse of the Year Point Given in 2001. He was third with Roman Ruler in 2005 and off the board with Coil in 2011, Liaison in 2012 and Bayern …
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Horse Racing: Discovery the only horse to win 3 straight Whitney Handicaps
Horse Racing: Discovery the only horse to win 3 straight Whitney Handicaps. Courtesy of the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame Discovery is the only horse to win the Whitney Handicap three straight times, which he did from 1934 to 1936.
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Why Monmouth Park officials believe outlook for N.J. horse racing industry is

sportWhy Monmouth Park officials believe outlook for N.J. horse racing industry is
OCEANPORT — As an advisor to the New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association, Dennis Drazin can talk for hours on any number of issues that impact the horse racing industry, including the quest to draw in casino-gaming revenue streams and the …
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Ten Fantastic Editions of the Preakness Stakes
As most of you already know, I’ve been a horse racing fanatic since birth. I have my Dad to thank for that joy of life. The first race card I actually remember attending included a very fast allowance win by a horse named Forego, and a little 31-length …
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Horse racing venture fell short in the Coachella Valley
15, 1954, with the California Horse Racing Board. Evidence was offered on behalf of the Palm Springs Turf Club, coupled with many objections to the project. The California Horse Racing Board ruled against the Palm Springs Turf Club and an appeal was …
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Maryland’s Hunt Cup, the country’s most challenging horse race, bets on its future

sportMaryland’s Hunt Cup, the country’s most challenging horse race, bets on its future
He’s leading about 10 horses uphill at a divot-churning pace toward a stout, 4-foot-10-inch post-and-rail fence — a structure that has stood here for close to a century, ever since the most challenging horse race in America was first run across these …
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Ready for horse racing? Emerald Downs begins its season on Saturday
The meeting, which features 29 stakes races highlighted by the 80th running of the Longacres Mile, will run through Sept. 27 with Friday, Saturday and Sunday racing. It marks the 20th season for the Auburn racetrack, but the first under new owners.
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Hootenanny to Make 2015 Debut at Keeneland
“I really wanted to run at Keeneland,” trainer Wesley Ward said about his decision to start Hootenanny in the race. “This was one of the spots to go unless we went over to Churchill and run him against horses that have already been running. I think it …
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UPI horse racing weekend preview

sportUPI horse racing weekend preview
Read all about the results in the Dubai section of Sunday’ UPI Horse Racing Roundup, authored by Richard Gross from trackside. Also worthy of note, the Emirates Racing Authority announced Terry Bailey, Racing Victoria’s Chairman of Stewards, will join …
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Horse racing in Georgia? All bets are off
Brandon Beach, takes a different tack than previous attempts to allow betting on horse racing. This measure’s backers say they’ve sworn off casino gambling, used by some racetracks in other states to drum up business, and would instead embrace Internet …
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Stewart Has High Hopes for Lemon Drop Title
In his aforestated first outing, the Kentucky-bred made an excellent appearance in the paddock alongside two ‘buzz’ horses, Stonestreet Farm’s Bret Calhoun-trained 8-5 race time favorite Harvey and Stewart Madison and Steve Landry’s Al Stall, Jr …
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