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Mighty Heart, 1-eyed longshot, captures $1-million Queen's Plate Sticky

Mighty Heart winning 2020 Queens PlateDaisuke Fukumoto and Mighty Heart ran away with the $1-million Queen's Plate on Saturday. Fukumoto took his one-eyed mount to the lead from the start, then surged to a stunning 7 1/2-length victory in the opening leg of the OLG Canadian Triple Crown at Woodbine Racetrack. Mighty Heart, a 13/1 longshot, lost an eye in a paddock accident with his mother as a foal.
 

Authentic wins historic 146th kentucky derby presented by woodford reserve Sticky

LOUISVILLE, Ky., via press release -- A historic Kentucky Derby saw Authentic claim the Garland of Roses in what was the first time the race had ever occurred on Labor Day weekend.
 

Tiz the Law is a favourite in the Kentucky Derby Sticky

Tize the lawLOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Forget the mint juleps in souvenir glasses, men in seersucker suits and women wearing hats exploding in a floral frenzy. The Kentucky Derby still has horses — Tiz the Law is the biggest favorite in 31 years — but just about everything else makes the 146th edition unlike any other.
 
“It’s going to be weird,” said five-time Derby-winning trainer Bob Baffert.
 

Right To Ride: Kentucky Derby Museum To Celebrate Women Jockeys Sticky

By Maryjean Wall -- Who knew the “jockette” wave was here to stay when many in the 1970s thought it would soon go away. Or that a woman rider eventually would make it into the National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame. All anyone knew some 50 years ago was that a handful of women were turning tradition on its head by seeking jockey licenses to ride against men at pari-mutuel tracks.

Ontario Horse Racing: Ontario Harness Horse Association statement on Ontario Standardbred breeders lawsuit Sticky

In light of a recent court decision, the Ontario Harness Horse Association (OHHA) is calling on the Ontario Provincial Government to engage in meaningful mediation with the breeders of Standardbred racehorses in Ontario to resolve the harm caused by the previous Liberal government in unilaterally and without warning ending the Slots at Racetracks Program (SARP). The SARP was a successful partnership negotiated between the previous Progressive Conservative Government and the horse racing and breeding industry.
 

Record-Earning Champion Arrogate Dies At Age 7 Sticky

Arrogate, the champion 3-year-old male of 2016 who retired as horse racing's highest earner of all-time, was euthanized Tuesday morning at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute in Lexington, Ky. The cause of death remains to be determined, pending a post-mortem examination.

Preakness 145 will be held on Saturday, October 3rd, 2020 Sticky

Baltimore, MD --- 1/ST Chairman and President Belinda Stronach together with Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced today that Preakness 145 will be held on Saturday, October 3rd, 2020 at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, Maryland. The announcement was made during NBC Sports’ nationally televised broadcast, The Middle Jewel: American Pharoah’s Run to the Triple Crown.  The Preakness Stakes, typically held on the third Saturday in May was postponed in March due to the coronavirus pandemic and, as previously announced, will not include InfieldFest.

Ontario Horse Racing Update: Canada’s COVID-19 Emergency Response Benefit Sticky

TORONTO, April 3, 2020 – As part of its mandate, the Ontario Racing task force, dedicated to addressing the financial impacts of COVID-19 as it relates to the industry, will provide regular updates to the Ontario horse racing community. 

The 146th Kentucky Derby will be rescheduled from May 2, 2020 to September 5, 2020 Sticky

The 146th Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve will be rescheduled from May 2, 2020 to September 5, 2020 and the 146th Longines Kentucky Oaks will be rescheduled from May 1, 2020 to September 4, 2020. These dates are contingent upon final approval from the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission which we expect to receive on Thursday, March 19.

British Horseracing Authority to Launch New Racing League Sticky

Championship Horse Racing has announced that it will launch a new flat horse racing series this summer, with the event to be sanctioned by the British Horseracing Authority. The Racing League will take place across six evening meets this summer, each consisting of six individual races. The overall prize fund for the league is set at £1.8m (€2.1m/$2.3m), with each of the 36 races worth £50,000.
 

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