Race to Whip Cancer Day @ Zia Park

☛ October 23rd, 2014 by ☛ admin

 

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ZIA PARK, NMOctober is US Breast Cancer Awareness Month, an annual campaign to increase awareness, prevention and treatment of the disease. Tracks around the county have contributed to various charities by setting aside race days dedicated to the cause, and ZIA PARK on Saturday, October 25 will hold their own ‘Race to Whip Cancer Day‘. All jockeys will wear pink silks to commemorate the occasion. Zia Park offers live streaming of their races, so check out the action @ ziaparkcasino.com
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In Memoriam

☛ October 22nd, 2014 by ☛ admin

 

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October has seen its share of sorrow with the loss of three promising stars. May their brilliance never fade from our hearts, nor from our remembrance…
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Oct 14, 2014
Carly-Mae Pye, 26, Callaghan Park in Queensland, Australia
Oct 15, 2014
Juan Saez, 17, Indiana Grand Racing & Casino in USA
Oct 16, 2014
Caitlin Forrest, 19, Murray Bridge course in South Australia
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telegraph.co.uk/sport/horseracing

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COLONIAL DOWNS may soon close

☛ October 17th, 2014 by ☛ admin

 

COLONIAL DOWNS SURRENDERS RACING LICENSE:
The owner of Colonial Downs in Virginia surrendered the track’s racing license on October 14th at a meeting of the Virginia Racing Commission and said the track and its seven off-track betting parlors would close as of Nov. 1. The Daily Racing Form has the scoop @ www.drf.com

Sign the petition to keep the Downs open : via Colonial Downs Race Track: In less than two days, we’ve already got almost 1,200 signatures on the petition to help keep horse racing alive at Colonial Downs! Thanks to everyone who has signed and shared with their friends. Please continue to spread the word about this. https://www.change.org

 

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Opening Weekend at Keeneland

☛ October 3rd, 2014 by ☛ admin

 

FEATURED CAPPERS THIS WEEK—KEENELAND MEET!
October 3rd thru the 25th is the greatly anticipated fall meet at KEENELAND RACECOURSE. Opening weekend features 9 graded stakes with purses totaling over $3 Million. Mike Battaglia, Katie Mikolay Gensler, Tom Leach, Jeremy Plonk and Kim Nelson offer their insights to your best ROI playing the 17 stakes to race across the Keeneland course. Get your picks here: www.keeneland.com.

 

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Historic Suffolk Downs to Close

☛ September 20th, 2014 by ☛ admin

 

SUFFOLK DOWNS OFFICIALS DETAIL SHUT DOWN PLANS:
Boston Globe writer Eric Moskowitz covers the latest news of the closing of Massachusetts flat track SUFFOLK DOWNSwww.bostonglobe.com
Follow up to the minute posts on @ SUFFOLK DOWNS on FACEBOOK

 

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CAPPERS: Jill Byrnes at Churchill

☛ September 5th, 2014 by ☛ admin

 

FEATURED CAPPER OF THE WEEK—JILL BYRNES!
As Director of Programming and official handicapper at Churchill Downs, Jill Byrnes is also a contributor to HRTV, Pursuit of the Crown and Pursuit of the Cup, along with her on-air skills and top-notch racing analysis. She’s been an accomplished horsewoman, once involved in the campaign of Awesome Again. www.churchilldowns.com.

 

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