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Hastings Derby Day Wrap-Up

The biggest and richest day of the year was a day of dreams at Hastings Racecourse Sunday. From wealthy owner Peter Redekop to the struggling stable of trainer Brian (Spud) O’Connell, there were unforgettable thrills in the making before 10,000-plus…

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  Come out of the holiday slumber yet? Or still nursing that head cold, cough, flu, or all of the above? Or are you right back at work? THOROUGHBLOG will dot the posts this week with some fun memories from…

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  Fight the good fight – Three tracks (Ajax shown from Tuesday afternoon) and some 50 people who work with horses later, I got an incredible sense of how devastated thousands of people will be if the Government of Ontario…

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14-15 FOR PLATE,  American jocks to be in town for stakes extravaganza on Plate day..   Bill Sorokolit’s homebred CLASSIC BRYCE had Luis Contreras aboard for the Trial but will he have the same jock on Plate day? Cindy Pierson…

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“MAKE ME PROUD LITTLE SIS” – Inglorious (left) talks family tree with half sister DIXIE STRIKE Dana Wimpfheimer photo Media and horsepeople gathered for the post position draw for the WOODBINE OAKS yesterday in the Woodbine tent and were graced…

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WHO WANTS TO RUN AGAINST DIXIE STRIKE IN THE OAKS? not many! Read more below   Norm Files photo       80 TO 1 WINNER AT WOODBINE Longshot players rejoice! Public handicappers…ouch! Okay, so as a public handicapper, I…

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  Horse racing men, women and fans rejoice, it will be a fun 3 weeks! I’ll Have Another is the real deal, clocks a 109 Beyer Speed Figure   In an incredible show of determination and ability, I’LL HAVE ANOTHER…

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How about Dixie Strike returning to Woodbine and scoring big! Now to the Oaks…Eugene Melnyk has Plate contender, colt won yesterday and goes straight to Plate now….Contreras gets re-hired for Preakness Dixie Strike romps in the Selene, onto the Oaks!…

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  Happy Mother’s Day!  Kiss your mom and your broodmares today! Ace photographer NORM FILES captures JUSTIN STEIN giving a pat to the super 3yo colt STRAIT OF DOVER. Mp BC bred horse has ever won the Queen’s Plate.  …

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Ken-adian Derby

It’s not every day Canada gets to claim credit for a winner of one of the world’s great horse races, but the Maple Leaf is stamped all over I’ll Have Another’s victory in Kentucky last week. I didn’t get to…

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