Horse Racing

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — Trainer Chad Brown watched in dismay as his two fillies, Antonoe and Lady Eli, both broke through the starting gate prior to the official start of Saturday’s Grade 1 Diana Stakes at Saratoga. “Wasn’t feeling well,” Brown said. “It’s never a good sign. You walk through the grandstand and talk to
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SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — The New York Racing Association would like to conduct night racing at Belmont Park, believing it could stimulate business and create new racing fans. A bill was passed in the New York Senate in late June that would permit NYRA to conduct night racing twice a week at the Belmont spring
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SHELBYVILLE, Ind. — Irap felt more like a curiosity than a serious racehorse when in April, still a maiden after seven starts, he scored a 31-1 upset winning the Grade 2 Blue Grass Stakes at Keeneland. But folks might start taking him seriously now. Irap totally dominated a decent field Saturday night in the Grade
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El Areeb, who won four consecutive races from November to February for trainer Cal Lynch, including the Grade 3 Withers and Grade 3 Jerome, will begin a new phase in his rehabilitation from a knee injury this week at the Fair Hill Training Center in Maryland. El Areeb was hurt during a March 30 workout
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CYPRESS, Calif. — Chantal Sutherland will not ride until Wednesday’s opening day of the Del Mar summer meeting after bruising her leg in a frightening paddock accident at Los Alamitos on Thursday. Sutherland was injured when her mount for the seventh race, Be a Lady, reared and knocked the rider down. Be a Lady stepped
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