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Keeneland, Del Mar and TVG to pursue HD broadcasts

TVG, Keeneland and Del Mar will pursue HD television broadcasts.

Around the Backstretch

A look at items making news around the world of horse racing.

Around The Backstretch

A look at the items making news in the world of horse racing.

Around The Backstretch

A look at the items making news around the world of horse racing.

Hurricane Irene Cancels Saratoga's Sunday Card

Saratoga has cancelled their Sunday card due to Hurrican Irene. The Grade 1 Personal Ensing will likely run on Sunday, September 4th.

Around the Backstretch: Travers Edition

A look at the items making news leading up to this Saturday's running of the Grade 1 Travers Stakes at Saratoga

Post-Fourth Weekend Thoughts

News and notes following the weekend of stakes action over the Fourth of July.

Around the Backstretch (6/28/11)

A look at the items making news around the world of horse racing.

Keertana And Ryehill Dreamer (IRE) Are Picture Perfect

A look at Monday's Grade 1 Met Mile at Belmont Park.

Weekend Stakes Action: Met Mile Edition

A look at the stakes line-up at tracks around the country this weekend, including the Grade 1 Met Mile at Belmont Park and the Grade 1 Gamely at Hollywood Park.

Around the Backstretch: Shackleford and Animal Kingdom Probable for Belmont Stakes

Will Animal Kingdom and Shackleford square off in the Belmont Stakes? A look at news around the world of racing.

PREAKNESS 2011: News Round-Up (5/20)

A look at some of the news and notes concerning the Preakness, and racing around the world.

Around The Backstretch: Drosselmeyer Wins, Animal Kingdom Gallops, and The Queen Has The Current Epsom Derby Favorite

A look at the items making news in the world of horse racing, including the current favorite for the Group 1 Epsom Derby, Carlton House, owned by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

Monday Odds and Ends: The Jockey Club Lends Its Support To Raceday Medication Ban Proposed by RCI

A look at items making news in the world of horse racing, including support from The Jockey Club to ban all raceday medications in U.S. racing.

Wood Memorial and Santa Anita Derby Draws

Is having a tooth knocked out an "excuse" for a bad race?

Dialed In blazes a work and Palm Meadows, while Sway Away attempts to recover from some unwanted dental work.

Santa Anita Handicap: Entries, Post Positions and Odds

Twirling Candy leads a field of eleven in Saturday's Grade 1 Santa Anita handicap. Trainer Bob Baffert trains four of the entries.

Gotham Stakes: Entries, Post Positions and Odds

A look at the entries and post positions for Saturday's Grade 2 Gotham Stakes at Aqueduct.

Fountain of Youth Stakes: To Honor and Serve leads a field of eight (Updated w/ML Odds)

To Honor and Serve, one of the top contenders for the 2011 Kentucky Derby, will make his three-year-old debut in the Fountain of Youth Stakes at Gulfstream Park on Saturday.

Zarkava and Sea The Stars produce "super foal"...and other news

A look at items making news in the world of horse racing, including the revelation that current Kentucky Derby favorite Uncle Mo may opt to make his three-year-old debut in an ungraded stakes race at Gulfstream Park instead of the Tampa Bay Derby.

Life At Ten investigation drags on and on and on

The investigation into the incident with Life At Ten at this year's Breeders' Cup continues. Does we really need four months of interviews and tests to develop a way to prevent this type of problem in the future? Maybe not.

Around the Backstretch - Super Sunday Edition

A look at the Beyer figures earned by the winner's of Saturday's stakes races, including Giant Oak in the Donn and Twirling Candy in the Strub.

Miesque (1984 - 2011)

Before there was Goldikova, there was Miesque. One of the great racemares in history died today at the age of 27.

Around the Backstretch

A look at the items making news around the world of horse racing.

2010 Eclipse Awards: Zenyatta Wins Horse of the Year

Zenyatta wins Eclipse Award for 2010 Horse of the Year

Gulfstream introduces $0.50 Pick 4/Pick 5 and $0.10 Pick Six

Gulfstream Park announced new additions to the wagering menu: a $0.50 Pick Five and a $0.10 Pick Six.

2011 Graded Stakes Changes

A look at the changes to the 2011 Graded Stakes.

Jersey Town wins the Grade 1 Cigar Mile

Jersey Town upsets the Grade 1 Cigar Mile at odds of 34/1.

Giant Oak wins the Grade 1 Clark Handicap

In what was a rough and tumble Grade 1 Clark Handicap, Giant Oak comes out on top after Successful Dan is DQ'd.

Gourmet Dinner upsets Grade 3 Delta Downs Jackpot (Updated)

A look at the result of yesterday's $1 million Grade 3 Delta Downs Jackpot, won by long shot Gourmet Dinner.

The Retirement of Lookin At Lucky

A look at the retirement of 2010 Preakness and Haskell winner, Lookin At Lucky.

Breaking News: Lookin At Lucky Retired

Lookin At Lucky has been bought by Coolmore and retired to stud.