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Marylou Whitney to be honored at Churchill Downs
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Marylou Whitney to be honored at Churchill Downs

Tuesday, April 28, 2015
Marylou Whitney, a fixture in the thoroughbred and philanthropic worlds, has been named First Lady of the Oaks and will be honored at Churchill Downs Racetrack on Friday in conjunction with the 141st running of the $1 million Longines Kentucky Oaks, a top race for 3-year-old fillies.
 
Skidmore grad Bryan has horse in Kentucky Derby

Skidmore grad Bryan has horse in Kentucky Derby

Saturday, April 25, 2015
Madefromlucky dropping out was just the drop of good luck Donegal Racing’s Ray Bryan and his fellow shareholders were waiting for on Friday.
 
NEW YORK

Bonomo to chair NYRA board

Wednesday, April 22, 2015
A New York businessman and thoroughbred owner has been named chairman of the New York Racing Association.
 
Antley elected to racing Hall of Fame
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Antley elected to racing Hall of Fame

Tuesday, April 21, 2015
Chris Antley, the late jockey who twice won the Kentucky Derby, was elected to the National Museum of Racing’s Hall of Fame on Monday with thoroughbreds Lava Man and Xtra Heat and trainer King Leatherbury.
 
Charles Wait, Saratoga's only representative on NYRA board, quits
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Charles Wait, Saratoga's only representative on NYRA board, quits

Monday, April 20, 2015
The Saratoga region’s only representative on the New York Racing Association Board of Directors has resigned, effectively immediately.
 

Shared Belief injured in Classic

Sunday, April 19, 2015
Shared Belief will get a full battery of tests after jockey Mike Smith pulled him up before the half-mile pole in Saturday’s $1.5 million Charles Town Classic in West Virginia, won by Moreno.
 

Horse racing: Fillies sharing spotlight today

Saturday, April 4, 2015
While most of the attention has been on the Kentucky Derby preps, today also marks a big moving day for the 3-year-old fillies aiming for the Kentucky Oaks on May 1 at Churchill Downs.
 

Injury sidelines Kentucky Derby contender

Wednesday, April 1, 2015
Far From Over is expected to live up to his name again, but in the meantime, his Kentucky Derby hopes are over.
 

Horse racing: Trainer impressed by El Kabeir's win

Monday, March 9, 2015
The top three finishers from Saturday’s Grade III Gotham at Aqueduct are expected to return for the Grade I Wood Memorial on April 4.
Trainer John Terranova told the New York Racing Association that he was impressed with how his colt, El Kabeir, came from farther off the pace than he’s used to in winning the Gotham.
 
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Nakatani, Espinoza earn spots on Hall of Fame ballot

Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Jockey Corey Nakatani, who has won 3,766 races and ranks 11th in all-time earnings, heads the list of 10 finalists on the National Museum of Racing’s 2015 Hall of Fame ballot, selected by the museum’s Hall of Fame nominating committee.
 
 

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