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Stronach takes huge step forward in medication regulation

Frank Stronach announced Wednesday that all Stronach-owned racetracks will have an in-house "strictly regulated pharmacy" and will prohibit "anyone from having any medications in their possession u...

Caixa Electronica involved in fatal collision

A horrible story from Belmont this morning.

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AGSC's Stakes Changes in 2013

There are still too many 2yo G1s, but some other good changes were made. The short of it is: Ups: La Troienne (G2 to G1) Azeri (G3 to G2) Sabin (G3 to G2) Holy Bull (G3 to G2) Swale (G3 to G2) CT Oaks (New G3) Torrey Pines (New G3) LA Woman (New G3) Downs: Prioriess (G1 to G2) Princess Rooney (G1 to G2) Go For Wand (G2 to G3) Santa Barbara Handicap (G2 to G3) Vagrancy (G2 to G3) Dwyer (G2 to G3) Sanford (G2 to G3) La Jolla (G2 to G3) Hutcheson (G2 to G3) Sapling (G3 to none) Ohio Derby (G3 to none) All fine changes, I think. Maybe only the Prioress downgrade can be questioned.

Light 'em up: Flat Out takes the Cigar

Old pro Flat Out wins the Cigar Mile in New York.

Sunday News, Links and BC Draw Information

With just under a week to go before the start of the 2013 Breeders' Cup at Santa Anita, we take a quick look at the items making news around the world of racing.

2013 Breeders' Cup Mile: Wise Dan seeks a double

Wise Dan looks for a repeat in the Mile and as Horse of the Year.

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Preakness winner Oxbow retired, will enter stud at Taylor Made |

I don't think this comes as a total shock as the quotes after his injury certainly suggested a high degree of probability that the Preakness winner would never race again. But, still, it would have been nice to see a bit more of this colt.

Keeneland fall meet rolls on

Thoughts on today's QEII at Keeneland, plus a "thanks" to all those that support this site.

Treve steamrolls her rivals at Longchamp

Europe's biggest race goes to three-year-old filly Treve (FR); Japanese champion and 2012 Arc runner-up Orfevre (JPN) is second again.

Super Saturday Open Thread

Some quick thoughts ahead of today's Super Saturday action at Belmont and Santa Anita.

Jockey Club Gold Cup headlines Super Saturday

Orb and Palace Malice face older horses for the first time in the Jockey Club Gold Cup, while Breeders' Cup contenders on both coasts are ready for their final prep races.

Keeneland Yearling Sale a Huge Success

Note: Headline may be understating the actual results

Penn Derby: Will Take Charge continues his roll

Travers winner Will Take Charge wins the Pennsylvania Derby and heads towards the Breeders' Cup on an excellent run of form.

Final Breeders' Cup preparations begin

It's hard to follow a good rant by Tribe but I'll do my best on this Friday morning. Actually, this isn't a rant at all - we'll just ramble on.

Woodbine Mile: Wise Dan wins under wraps

Wise Dan won the $1 million Woodbine Mile in the easiest of manners as he rolls towards the Breeders' Cup and a chance to defend his title of "Horse of the Year".

Woodbine Mile: Wise Dan invades Canada

2012 American Horse of the Year Wise Dan is back in Canada to defend his title in the Woodbine Mile.

Kentucky Turf Cup 2013

Kentucky Downs prepares for a big day and Woodbine gets things warmed up on Saturday head of a main course of graded stakes on Sunday.

Weekend Open Thread: A Del Mar Holiday

A weekend of turf meeting the surf.

Keeneland September Yearling Sale Preview

Fall is fast approaching, as is the Keeneland September Yearling Sale.

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The Weekend Wrap: Travers Edition

The Weekend Wrap: Travers Edition (via America's Best Racing)

Pacific Classic: Game On Dude romps at Del Mar

If the 2013 Pacific Classic was a prize fight, it would have been stopped at the top of the stretch.

Travers Race Replay

The full race video via NBC Sports.

2013 Travers Stakes Video

Will Take Charge surges past Moreno in the final strides of the Mid-summer Derby.

Travers: Will Take Charge nips Moreno

Bombs away at Saratoga as long shots upset the Grade 1 Travers.

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Saratoga: Rosario out six weeks, Lezcano to ride Orb, Game On Dude mount open | Daily Racing Form

No Travers or Pacific Classic for Joel Rosario.

Pacific Classic: Dullahan back to defend his title

A full field of thirteen will load into the gate for Sunday's Grade 1 Pacific Classic at Del Mar.

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Behind the scenes with the Saratoga Sale topper

Behind the Scenes with the Saratoga Sale Topper (via America's Best Racing)

Travers: Verrazano vs. Orb vs. Palace Malice

The field for the 2013 Travers Stakes at Saratoga is set.

2013 Travers: A Triple Crown rematch, minus one

Derby winner Orb and Belmont winner Palace Malice will square off in the Travers. Preakness winner Oxbow will watch from the sidelines.

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Hangin' With Haskin | Tale of Two Darleys and a Kitten | Blog Stable

Steven Haskin at the Blood-Horse with an intriguing story.

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No Nay Never wins Group 1 Prix Morny

One of the top Group races in France for juveniles goes to the undefeated Scat Daddy colt from America. Trained by Wesley Ward, No Nay Never broke his maiden at Keeneland, won the Group 2 Norfolk at Royal Ascot before winning today's Prix Morny at Deauville.

Million: Real Solution makes it a Ramsey trifecta

Real Solution capped a huge day for owners Ken & Sarah Ramsey.