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he owner of Colonial Downs has surrendered his license to operate Virginia's only thoroughbred race track and says he'll close the turf oval on Nov. 1.
Take a Hall of Fame trainer, add the winning jockey in the Kentucky Derby and mix them both with a talented filly. The result Friday was a thrilling victory for Fiftyshadesofhay in the $500,000 Black-Eyed Susan Friday.
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Former Green Bay Packers great Paul Hornung is looking to pull an upset in the Preakness with his 3-year-old colt Titletown Five.
A Hall of Fame trainer and the winning jockey in the Kentucky Derby will join forces Friday in the Black-Eyed Susan, a Grade 2 race for 3-year-old fillies at Pimlico Race Course.
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Govenor Charlie brought the final tally to eight challengers facing Kentucky Derby winner Orb in the Preakness on Saturday.
Kentucky Derby winner Orb remains on track for the Preakness Stakes on Saturday, when a win would set the stage for a Triple Crown try three weeks later in the Belmont Stakes.
The first Preakness entrant to arrive was O'Neill's Goldencents, who finished 17th in the Derby. The buzz wasn't there, and Doug O'Neill understands why: Instead of having the horse to beat, he's one of many in the field shooting for Kentucky Derby winner Orb.
Forget the fancy hats, elegant horses and Jack Russell Terriers that will be on display this weekend at the 88th Virginia Gold Cup. Parimutuel betting, in which people put their money into a collective pool, is the real star of this year's festivities, the organizers say.
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