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Haskell Longshots All In the Family

Locals, longshots, brothers-in-law… Call them what you’d like, but successful trainers Eddie Plesa Jr. and Jason Servis will be representing the home team in Sunday’s GI Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park. Plesa is set to saddle Live Oak Plantation homebred Awesome Slew (Awesome Again), recently third in the GIII Pegasus S. June 19, while Servis brings GIII Withers S.

Former Racehorse a Potential Olympic Star

Blackfoot MysteryThe hurdles on the road to Rio de Janeiro for a 12-year-old Thoroughbred gelding named Blackfoot Mystery (Out of Place), nicknamed “Big Red,” began just a few miles away from the Kentucky Horse Park, at a place called Milestone Farm. That’s where John O’Meara bred the ex-racehorse turned Olympic-bound champion named to the 2016 U.S. Eventing Team.

Racing The Best Tonic for Cancer-Stricken Feiss

Saratoga RacecourseDan Feiss eats, sleeps and breathes horse racing.

The Pink Sheet handicapper has been around the ponies all of his life. Now 51 years old, Feiss first started handicapping when he turned 18, and hasn’t stopped since. He even started owning horses in 2002, when he got into his mid-30s.

Amis Gizmo Rockets to Prince of Wales Victory

Prince of Wales Winner Amis GizmoIvan Dalos' Amis Gizmo avenged a half-length loss in the Queen's Plate, first leg of the Canadian Triple Crown, with a powerful victory in the Prince of Wales Stakes July 26 at Fort Erie Race Track. 

Man o' War's Only Loss is Saratoga's Greatest 'Upset'

The great Man o' WarUpsets. They happen all the time in sporting competitions of all sorts. Horse racing in particular—with so many factors influencing the outcome of each race—is filled with stories of heavy favorites that were beaten by unexpected longshots.

Horse racing marketing: Chrome vs Dortmund

Horse racing marketing: Chrome vs Dortmund (Photo: Emily Sheilds)SARATOGA SPRINGS, N. Y. – Promotions and track giveaways are nice, but if Thoroughbred racing really wants to create new fans, all it has to do – ALL it has to do – is offer a quick backstory to those who didn’t already know it on the two main protagonists in Saturday’s Grade 2 San Diego Handicap at Del Mar.

Saratoga & Deauville: Racing's Grand Old Sisters

Historic Saratoga RacecourseAugust 1864. It was the best of times in France: Napoleon III's Second Empire was at the height of its glory, enabling prosperous ladies and gentlemen to escape the heat of Paris and head north for the delights of Deauville, the Duc de Morny's new racecourse on the Normandy coast just a few hundred yards from the sunny beaches that were bringing new meaning to the idea of summer vacation.

Non-Profits Get Day in Sun During Saratoga Meeting

Saratoga Community Outreach BoothThe New York Racing Association, Inc. will host more than 40 local non-profit organizations, schools and PTAs at Saratoga Race Course during the upcoming season, which begins on Friday, July 22 and runs through Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 5.

Everything You Need to Know About 2016 Saratoga Meeting

Historic Saratoga RacecourseRacing fans will be greeted by a series of exciting new attractions, perennial favorite events and world-class thoroughbred racing when they return to the Spa for opening weekend of the 2016 racing season at Saratoga Race Course, July 22-25, presented by NYRA Bets.


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E.P. Taylor's Promise and Premier Wynne's Commitment

E P Taylor Sixty years ago, E.P.Taylor ​renewed the Articles of Incorporation for The Ontario Jockey Club as a lead up to the opening of the new Woodbine Racetrack on June 12th 1956. And, although the head of the HPBA Sue Leslie was recently quoted as saying, "it is their (WEG's) track," Mr Taylor's vision was that the business of Woodbine be carried out as a not-for-profit corporation that existed as a means to manage and market ​breeding and ​horse racing​ in​ Ontario. Over the past fifteen years, much of what  ​Mr. Taylor envisioned has been altered. Read more

The Majesty and History of the Horse

Muriel Lennox, author of Northern Dancer: The Legend and His Legacy, and internationally recognized authority on Northern Dancer and his sire Nearctic and their astonishing influence on the world's greatest Thoroughbreds talks about the beauty and majesty of the horse.