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2dSteve Andersen | Daily Racing Form

'Chrome' in home stretch of racing career

2dSteve Andersen | Daily Racing Form

'Chrome' in home stretch of racing career

It is possible to list on one hand the starts remaining for California Chrome, who leads Saturday's $200,000 San Diego Handicap at Del Mar

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Betfair Play of the Day: Saturday, July 23 (1:50)
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Cougar II Handicap preview (5:35)
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Del Mar Pick 4: Saturday, July 23 (8:54)
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19hMike Watchmaker

A moment of appreciation

No matter how busy the game might make you over the next few days, it would be only right if you carved out a moment at some point and said a quiet "thank you" in appreciation for Steve Crist.

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Bold Venture Stakes preview (5:04)
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Race of the Day: Sunday, July 24 (6:12)
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The After Show (1:49)
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19hDavid Grening | Daily Racing Form

Stradivari suffers condylar fracture during workout

Stradivari, who ran in two of the three Triple Crown races, suffered a lateral condylar fracture of his right foreleg during a workout Friday morning at Saratoga.

19hMatt Hegarty | Daily Racing Form

Pegasus World Cup made a Grade 1 race

The Pegasus World Cup, the planned $12 million race announced this year by The Stronach Group, has been assigned a Grade 1 rating for 2017 by the committee that assigns grades.

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Diana Stakes preview (12:41)
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Sanford Stakes preview (5:59)
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Every little thing she does is magic

Owners Ann & Jerry Moss candidly describe their 2016 Hall of Fame inductee, Zenyatta. Steve Andersen of Daily Racing Form analyzes, plus a blistering Barry Abrams commentary.

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San Clemente Handicap preview (7:54)
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2dMarty McGee | Daily Racing Form

Owner and trainer McCarthy dies at 82

Tom McCarthy, whose success as the owner and trainer of the rags-to-riches horse General Quarters was one of the top feel-good stories in racing in recent times, died Thursday from melanoma.

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Schuylerville Stakes preview (12:11)
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Pack at the Track: Daily Double (9:13)
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Race of the Day: Saturday, July 23 (7:19)
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Race of the Day: Friday, July 22 (9:50)
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2dSteve Andersen | Daily Racing Form

Dortmund set for 2016 debut at Del Mar

Dortmund, by any measure, was brilliant as a 2- and 3-year-old. What he can accomplish at 4 will become known in the next month at Del Mar.

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Spa Babies: Sanford Stakes (5:50)
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Spa Babies: Schuylerville Stakes (11:04)
3dJim Dunleavy | Daily Racing Form

West Virginia Breeders Classics stakes get purse boost

The nine West Virginia Breeders Classics races, scheduled for Oct. 8 at Charles Town, will be worth $90,000 more than a year ago. Total purses on this year's card will be $1.17 million.

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5dJim Dunleavy | Daily Racing Form

Stewards began Del Cap inquiry before jockey's objection

The Delaware Park board of stewards in its daily log to the Delaware Racing Commission for the races of last Saturday states that the stewards began an inquiry into the start of the Delaware Cap.

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Saratoga Harness: Pick 4 (8:07)
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5dDavid Grening | Daily Racing Form

Jose Ortiz tops Belmont meet as leading rider

Jockey Jose Ortiz put a bow on a spectacular Belmont Park spring/summer meeting, winning four races on Sunday's closing-day card, including the $125,000 Lynbrook Stakes.

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6dJim Dunleavy | Daily Racing Form

'Chatterbox' overcomes rough start in Del Cap

I'm a Chatterbox has now finished first in three Grade 1 races. But on Saturday, at Delaware Park, she came very close to being disqualified for a second time.

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Horse racing weekend recap (1:21)
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5dJay Privman | Daily Racing Form

Midnight Storm keeps graded grass streak alive

Midnight Storm was hounded early by Bolo, challenged late from all sides by Ashleyluvssugar, Flamboyant, and Si Sage, but never relinquished the lead.

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6dMarcus Hersh | Daily Racing Form

Cupid back to form in Indiana Derby

Cupid looked a lot more like the horse who turned heads in the Rebel Stakes this past March winning the Grade 2, $500,000 Indiana Derby.

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6dMarcus Hersh | Daily Racing Form

Family Tree wins Indiana Oaks on short rest

Family Tree shipped from her base at Keeneland to Indiana Grand and bagged her second graded stakes in about two weeks, dashing away from Emmzy to win the Grade 2, $200,000 Indiana Oaks.

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6dJim Dunleavy | Daily Racing Form

American Patriot sets record in Kent Stakes

American Patriot set a Delaware Park course record for 1-1/8 miles on turf while winning the Grade 3 Kent Stakes Saturday on the Del Cap undercard.

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Weekend Wrap: Delaware Handicap (4:55)
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5dRon Gierkink | Daily Racing Form

Midnight Miley pulls upset in Ontario Matron

Midnight Miley ($57.10) ran them off their feet in Sunday's $156,100 Ontario Matron at Woodbine, winning the Grade 3 stakes comfortably under Rafael Hernandez.

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Weekend Wrap: Yellow Ribbon (4:42)
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Weekend Wrap: Eddie Read (4:29)
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6dDerick Giwner | Daily Racing Form

Harness: Always B Miki rolls in Haughton

Fans who came to the Meadowlands on Saturday night expected to see a Ben Franklin rematch in the $471,800 William Haughton Memorial, but instead they witnessed the crowning of Always B Miki.

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What Racing Can Learn from the WWE

What does the placing of an NHL team in Las Vegas say about our attitude toward gambling? How will that affect racing? A lesson can be learned from, of all places, the WWE.

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Weekend Wrap: Kent Stakes (5:54)
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LSU running back Leonard Fournette's namesake wins in his debut at Belmont (5:13)
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7dMonique Vág | America's Best Racing

Del Mar longshots and East Coast plays

America's Best Racing and handicapper Monique Vág team up to provide horseplayers with their best bets of the weekend.

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