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California Chrome: What A Horse!

California Chrome | Benoit photoThe GI Pacific Classic was not supposed to be easy for California Chrome (Lucky Pulpit). The opposition included last year’s winner in the superstar mare Beholder (Henny Hughes) and a serious race horse in Dortmund (Big Brown). In Hoppertunity (Any Given Saturday) and Imperative (Bernardini) there were still two more millionaires in the race.

Horse therapy helps treat body and mind

Horse therapy helps treat body and mindCROWNSVILLE, Md. — Lana Robinson’s short-term memory has been weakened from Alzheimer’s, but her childhood memories of horseback riding remain intact. Today at 62, Mrs. Robinson rides Chrissy with ease. A volunteer and instructor walk along her left, and another volunteer is at her right, but Mrs.

Future of Northlands Racetrack: "Anything is possible"

Future of Northlands Racetrack: "Anything is possible"Hold all tickets until the race is official. Post positions for Saturday’s Canadian Derby were drawn Tuesday morning for a race that was widely believed to be the final Derby at Northlands.

But, then again, maybe not.

Hall of Fame jockey Calvin Borel to resume riding

Three-time Kentucky Derby winner Calvin Borel will resume his riding career on Aug. 27 at Ellis Park, the Hall of Fame jockey confirmed Monday. Borel, 49, recently returned from New York, where he attended Friday's Hall of Fame ceremony. His agent upon his return will be Frank Bernis, who also lines up the mounts for Brian Hernandez Jr.
 

Equine therapy provides needed peace and quiet

Equine Therapy ROCK CITY, Ill. — Rising Star Farm appears to be much like many others from the narrow gravel roadway. But looks can be deceiving. A special home for 10 dogs, 22 cats, cattle, chickens and 17 horses, the farm is a haven for critters — and people — in need.

Mondialiste wins 34th Arlington Million

Mondialiste continued his love affair with North America as he swept through in the home straight under jockey Danny Tudhope to claim the $1 million first prize. Trained by David O'Meara for owners Geoff and Sandra Turnbull, Mondialiste had captured the Grade 1 Woodbine Mile and finished second to superstar Tepin in the Breeders' Cup Mile on his two runs across the pond last year, and he once again excelled stateside.
 

Thirteen in field for 34th Arlington Million on August 13th

Arlington Million Horse RacingA competitive international field of 13 passed the entry box for Saturday's 34th running of the Grade I $1,000,000 Arlington Million as part of the International Festival of Racing at Arlington International Racecourse.

National Thoroughbred Racing Association Annual Report Released

horse racing NTRA Annual report
The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) today released its Annual Report for 2015-2016. The 28-page report includes the organization’s audited financial statements.
 

British Columbia Supports Horsemen with Incentive Programs

 
British Columbia Supports Horsemen with Incentive Programs2017 Horsemen Incentive Programs
Wintering Money for Lower Level Claiming Horses at Hastings 2017 Program
 

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 Betfair.com 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.

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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.