horse racing

Justify race horse
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AP News
September 12, 2019 - 5:01 pm
The New York Times says Justify won the 2018 Triple Crown after a failed postrace drug test at a California track that could have kept the horse out of the Kentucky Derby. Read more here.
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Santa Anita Park racetrack
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June 22, 2019 - 5:09 pm
By Nick Watt and Jason Kravarik, CNN (CNN) -- Horse trainer Jerry Hollendorfer was banned Saturday from Santa Anita Park hours after another horse death. American Currency, a 4-year-old gelding, died after an accident on the training track, Mike Marten with the California Horse Racing Board said...
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An exercise rider takes a horse for a workout at Santa Anita Park.
Jae C. Hong/AP, file
May 27, 2019 - 8:45 am
ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Santa Anita had its third horse death in nine days when a gelding pulled up during a race and was euthanized. Twenty-six horses have died in racing or training at the Southern California track since Dec. 26. The Los Angeles Times reported that Kochees sustained an injury to...
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Smarty Jones
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Mike DeNardo
May 01, 2019 - 4:35 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — For the first time since his Triple Crown run 15 years ago, Smarty Jones is returning to Parx Racing in Bensalem. Labor Day doubles as Smarty Jones Day at Parx, and this Labor Day, Smarty will be there in the flesh. Since falling just short of the 2004 Triple Crown,...
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In a series of fiery exchanges, a regular meeting of the California Horse Racing Board (CHRB) erupted into a referendum on the entire horse racing industry Thursday.
Tom Larson/CNN
April 18, 2019 - 8:19 pm
By Jason Kravarik, CNN (CNN) -- In a series of fiery exchanges, a regular meeting of the California Horse Racing Board erupted into a referendum on the entire horse racing industry Thursday. "I disagree with exploiting animals for your own gain," activist Rene Rowland said. "Do you have a pet? Then...
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Crowds outside Parx Racing watching the end of the Belmont Stakes
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Andrew Kramer
June 09, 2018 - 10:39 pm
BENSALEM, Pa (KYW Newsradio) - Massive crowds showed up at Bensalem's Parx Racing Saturday during the Belmont Stakes. They got to place some bets, watch the race and ended up witnessing history. "Justify for sure," said Rich Duffy when asked who he bet on. "You got to want him to win. It's good for...
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