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California Takeout Increase Falls Short

Since California lawmakers approved a takeout hike effective for the 2011 racing season, the price increase on horseplayers has failed to deliver projected purse increases and has been followed by reduced handle and race days.... Read More

Added Seating Taking Shape at Keeneland

One of the nice things about my drive to the office is passing Keeneland each day. In the past few weeks it’s been fun to watch the tents go up that will house the various added seating for the Breeders’ Cup World Championships Oct. 30-31. Some of this added seating also will be available for the upcoming fall meeting, which begins Friday, Oct. 2. The temporary structures, which include two Trackside... Read More

Bramlage Discusses Bone Bruising at Safety Summit

Just days before it was reported July 12 that California Chrome would miss at least three months of racing because of a cannon bone bruise, Larry Bramlage talked about that type of injury at the Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit July 8 at Keeneland. Dr. Larry Bramlage - Anne M. Eberhardt Photo At the summit Bramlage said that as horses get older, the cannon bone can become dense to handle... Read More

Nod Goes to Breeders' Cup Classic as Year's Top Race

This year's Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) had it all: a close finish, a thrilling run through the stretch, and a lingering controversy. Having all of those elements, along with the usual ramifications on championships carried by North America's richest race, made Bayern's victory in the Breeders' Cup Classic at Santa Anita Park my top choice for the best race of 2014.... Read More

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