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Milwaukee Appeal a convincing winner of Oaks

Toronto, ON – C.E.C. Farms’ homebred Milwaukee Appeal, craftily ridden by Stewart Elliott, emphatically captured the 54th edition of the prestigious $500,000 Woodbine Oaks, presented by Budweiser, Sunday at Woodbine. At the finish of the mile and one-eighth classic for Canadian-foaled…

Sweet “Bird” of Youth Delivers for Desormeaux

Elmont, N.Y. – Redemption came from off the pace Saturday afternoon, on a day when speed ruled and youth was served. Hall of Fame jockey Kent Desormeaux, after six failed tries that included “the toughest beat in history” with Real…

Meydan FEI Nations Cup™ – St Gallen Report

The Americans scored a sensational back-to-back double when following their win in Rome last Friday with another superb victory in the third leg of the Meydan FEI Nations Cup™ series at St Gallen, Switzerland today.  The 2009 season has already…

Status of Offer to Purchase the Fort Erie Race Track

Fort Erie, On – On behalf of the not-for-profit Fort Erie Thoroughbred Racing Consortia, the Town of Fort Erie, the Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association of Ontario and Nordic Gaming, Mr. James Thibert, President and General Manager of the Fort Erie…

Trainers Wrap Up Preparations for 141st Belmont

Friday, June 05, 2009 Contact: Jenny Kellner (718) 659-2240 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TRAINERS WRAP UP PREPARATIONS FOR 141st BELMONT ELMONT, N.Y. – Trainer Chip Woolley radiated confidence Friday morning after Belmont Stakes favorite Mine That Bird galloped strongly over Belmont…

FEI Tribunal Issues Decisions in German Cases

The FEI Tribunal today communicated two decisions in the cases brought before it last week in which the FEI had sought provisional suspensions of the rider Marco Kutscher, former team veterinarian Björn Nolting, and FEI Bureau member Hanfried Haring. In…

Feild of 14 for Woodbine Oaks

Toronto, ON – A full field of 14 will go postward Sunday in the $500,000 Woodbine Oaks, presented by Budweiser, the most prestigious event in the country for Canadian-bred three-year-old fillies. Post time for the 54th edition of the mile and…

Meydan Nations Cup™ Series: Swiss Favourites to Win Third Leg

The host country is firm favourite to win the third leg of the Meydan FEI Nations Cup™ series in St Gallen, Switzerland tomorrow.  Already heading up the leaderboard after two excellent early-season performances, the Swiss are drawn seventh to go…

FEI Meydan Nations’ Cup™: St. Gallen Preview

Swiss Chef d’Equipe, Rolf Grass, is taking no chances as the Meydan FEI Nations Cup™ arrives at his home venue of St Gallen this week.  He has selected the best possible team in an effort to cement the lead his…

Assiniboia Downs Schedule Change

In an effort to maximize the opportunities for consistent, full field live race cards, Assiniboia Downs has made a modification to their 2009 live race calendar.   The addition of Tuesday night racing, with the first post time of 7…

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