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The Week in Photos 2/20/2018

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 18:16
Risen Star, Barbara Fritchie, Rachel Alexandra, Buena Vista, General George, Mineshaft Handicap, Razorback Handicap, Royal Delta, Southwest, Las Flores, Bayakoa, Fair Grounds Handicap, California Cup Derby, California Cup Oaks, February and more.

South African Stars Brighten Dubai Carnival Card

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 18:16
Some of South Africa's brightest recent exports are prominent on the two featured races Feb. 22 at Meydan as the Dubai World Cup Carnival rolls along.

Road to Victory Returns in Ocala with KY Oaks in Mind

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 18:16
Road to Victory, the only horse to defeat graded stakes winner Monomoy Girl in that one's five starts, has resumed training in Ocala after missing a couple weeks with an injury discovered following her triumph in the 2017 Golden Rod Stakes (G2).

Road to Victory Returns to Training with Oaks Possible

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 15:15
Road to Victory, the only horse to defeat graded stakes winner Monomoy Girl in that one's five starts, has resumed training in Ocala after missing a couple weeks with an injury discovered following her triumph in the 2017 Golden Rod Stakes (G2).

Steve Haskin's Derby Dozen - February 20, 2018

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 15:15
Find out which winner from Presidents' Day weekend made the Derby Dozen.

Vaccarezza Family Plans Fundraiser for Shooting Victims

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 15:15
Nick Vaccarezza is drawing strength these days from his family, his student friends, and his racing friends.

Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred Championship Series Returns

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 11:57
The Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association and its affiliates in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania announced Feb. 20 it would revive the Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred Championship (MATCH Series) this season after a 16-year hiatus.

AHCF to Hold Reception With Congressional Horse Caucus

Tue, 02/20/2018 - 11:57
The American Horse Council Foundation (AHCF) announced that the results of its 2017 Economic Impact Study will be announced on Feb. 28 at a reception with the Congressional Horse Caucus on Capitol Hill.

Heck Yeah Speeds to Victory in California Cup Derby

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 23:06
Robert Baedeker, Michael Pageler, and Michael Sigband's Heck Yeah continued to show his versatility and kept his undefeated record intact with a frontrunning score in the $200,000 California Cup Derby Feb. 19 at Santa Anita Park.

Tribal Storm Charges to Lost in the Fog Stakes Victory

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 23:06
The Lost in the Fog Stakes was expected to be a match-up between multiple stakes winner Wellabled and grade 1 winner Mongolian Saturday, but Tribal Storm rallied from last for a three-quarter length upset at 20-1 odds.

My Boy Jack Takes Inside Route to Southwest Victory

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 23:06
My Boy Jack blew by his nine rivals for a 4 1/2-length victory in the $500,000 Southwest Stakes (G3) at Oaklawn Park. 

Hawaakom Skims Rail for Upset Razorback Victory

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 19:41
Jockey Corey Lanerie found the rail to be the best spot to place Hawaakom for a stretch run in the Razorback Handicap (G3) on the Feb. 19 Presidents' Day card at Oaklawn Park and the strategy paid off as the pair posted a 3 1/4-length upset victory.

Martini Glass Upsets Lewis Bay in Royal Delta

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 19:41
Showing an extra gear late, Martini Glass managed to catch multiple graded stakes winner Lewis Bay and run by the even-money favorite with ease in the Gulfstream Park stretch to win the $200,000 Royal Delta Stakes (G3) Feb. 19.

Antongeorgi Reaches 1,000-Win Milestone

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 16:32
Northern California-based jockey William Antongeorgi III reached the 1,000-victory milestone Feb. 18 at Golden Gate Fields with a winning ride aboard John Haagsma's Many Lights in a 5 1/2-furlong waiver claiming event.

First Reported Foals for Crestwood's Firing Line

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 16:32
Firing Line, who finished a close second to eventual Triple Crown winner American Pharoah in the 2015 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1), has been represented by his first two reported foals.

Florida Horseman Joe King Dies at 91

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 16:32
Florida horseman Joe King died Feb. 18 at the age of 91 in Gainesville, Fla. 

KEEP Day Showcases Importance of KY Horse Industry

Mon, 02/19/2018 - 13:31
The Kentucky Equine Education Project staged its second KEEP Day in Frankfort Feb. 15, with horsemen and horse enthusiasts of all breeds and disciplines interacting with state legislators to discuss the economic importance of equines in Kentucky.

Selcourt Digs in to Win Las Flores

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 21:16
One of Southern California's top female sprinters loomed at the quarter pole in the $100,000 Las Flores Stakes (G3) and the result looked to be a foregone conclusion.

Dylan Davis Ties NYRA Record With Six-Win Day

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 21:16
Jockey Dylan Davis' stellar winter meet at Aqueduct Racetrack continued Feb. 18, when he tied a New York Racing Association record by posting six wins, including five straight victories to start the card.

Winter Mixed Sales and Effects of Polarization

Sun, 02/18/2018 - 21:16
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