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Breeders' Cup Classic shaping up

It should be no surprise to anyone that California Chrome and Beholder are the first two favorites to win the Nov. 5 Breeders' Cup Classic.

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4hDan Tordjman | America's Best Racing

Dan's Double: Queen's Plate Weekend Picks

When it comes to making money when handicapping races and betting on horse racing, it's all about picking winners.

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1dMark Simon | Daily Racing Form

Trainer Maria Borell, father face animal cruelty charges

Chuck Borell and his daughter, trainer Maria Borell, have face animal cruelty charges in the case of 43 abandoned Thoroughbreds on a farm in Mercer County in central Kentucky.

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5hMarcus Hersh | Daily Racing Form

Family Tree gets by rival in Iowa Oaks

Family Tree did Thursday night at Prairie Meadows in the Iowa Oaks what she could not do May 28 in a Churchill Downs allowance race, namely hold off Ready to Confess and win.

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Weekend Warrior: Mother Goose Stakes (8:12)
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Brexit Interview

What does Brexit mean for racing in UK & USA? We discuss w/Juddmonte Farms' Lord Teddy Grimthorpe, Will Lambe of British Horseracing Authority, & Fasig-Tipton's Boyd Browning.

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Weekend Warrior: Queen's Plate (7:39)
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2dRon Gierkink | Daily Racing Form

Amis Gizmo early 3-1 favorite for Queen's Plate

The once-beaten Plate Trial winner Amis Gizmo drew post 10 and has been made the 3-1 favorite for the 157th running of the $1 million Queen's Plate at Woodbine on Sunday.

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Affirmed Stakes preview (4:07)
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Smile Sprint preview (4:25)
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Princess Rooney Stakes preview (6:28)
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1dClaire Novak | America's Best Racing

Rachel's Valentina back on track in Mother Goose

After a good rest following an uncharacteristic run in the Grade 1 Longines Kentucky Oaks on May 6, Rachel's Valentina is coming back to the races.

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Salvatore Mile preview (6:04)
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Race of the Day: Saturday, July 2 (7:21)
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1dMike Welsch | Daily Racing Form

Birdatthewire looks set for Princess Rooney victory

The decision to bring Birdatthewire back to Gulfstream Park for Saturday's $250,000 Princess Rooney was pretty much a no-brainer for trainer Dale Romans.

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Weekend Warrior: Bashford Mannor (7:37)
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Gulfstream Pick 4: Saturday, July 2 (12:43)
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Iowa Derby preview (6:05)
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2dMark Simon | Daily Racing Form

Warrant issued for trainer Maria Borell in Kentucky

Chuck Borell, the central figure in the case involving 43 abandoned horses on a farm in Mercer County, Ky., was arrested by county sheriffs late Wednesday morning.

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Race of the Day: Friday, July 1 (6:53)
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Hastings Pick 4: Friday, July 1 (7:54)
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6dSteve Andersen | Daily Racing Form

Lord Nelson triumphant in Triple Bend

Lord Nelson gave Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert his first Grade 1 win of 2016 in Saturday's $301,035 Triple Bend Stakes at Santa Anita.

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6dJim Dunleavy | Daily Racing Form

'Moon' shines bright in Bed o' Roses

By the Moon signaled she'll be a key player in the East Coast filly and mare sprint division this year with a decisive 1-3/4-length win in the Grade 3 Bed o' Roses .

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Dominion Day Stakes Preview (3:56)
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Horse Racing weekend recap (1:46)
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6dSteve Andersen | Daily Racing Form

Melatonin has eye on BC Classic

Melatonin won his second stakes in Saturday's $500,000 Gold Cup at Santa Anita as the 9-5 favorite.

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Weekend Wrap: Triple Bend (4:16)
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Weekend Wrap: Gold Cup at Santa Anita (6:59)
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The Most Important Commodity Is Information

Dr. Mick Peterson of the U. of Maine on data, never previously measured, that could change the way horses are trained. Plus, Joe Drape on the legacy of American Pharoah.

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Weekend Wrap: Bed o' Roses Handicap (3:23)
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Weekend Wrap: Ohio Derby (4:20)
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4dDerick Giwner | Daily Racing Form

Posts drawn for the Ben Franklin Final

The July 2 showcase of older pacing talent takes the spotlight on a stakes-filled card that includes over $2 million in purses.

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Weekend Wrap: Eatontown Stakes (2:39)
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Gulfstream Rainbow Pick 6: Thursday, June 30 (10:36)
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6dJim Dunleavy | Daily Racing Form

Isabella Sings wins Eatontown Stakes

Isabella Sings won her second stakes of the Monmouth Park meet on Saturday, leading her six rivals on a merry chase from beginning to end in the Grade 3 Eatontown.

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Race of the Day: Wednesday, June 29 (4:38)
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6dMarcus Hersh | Daily Racing Form

Sarah Sis never trails in Chicago Handicap

The good Sarah Sis showed up Saturday at Arlington, leading all way as the 9-5-favorite in the Grade 3, $100,000 Chicago Handicap.

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6dMarcus Hersh | Daily Racing Form

Mo Tom avoids trouble to win Ohio Derby

Mo Tom was kept outside and in the clear Saturday at Thistledown in the $500,000 Ohio Derby and scored a decisive victory, beating Adventist by three lengths.

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7dBrad Free | Daily Racing Form

How to play Santa Anita on Saturday

Sticking around for the last two races Saturday at Santa Anita? The answer should be yes because both Grade 1 races include attractive betting opportunities.

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Sunday Pick 4: Oaktree at Pleasanton (7:33)
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Eatontown Stakes preview (5:20)
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8dSteve Andersen | Daily Racing Form

Baffert to send Hoppertunity in Gold Cup

Trainer Bob Baffert saw enough in a morning workout to point Hoppertunity for Saturday's $500,000 Gold Cup at Santa Anita.

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Saturday Pick 4: Oaktree at Pleasanton (8:40)
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8dJay Hovdey

Versatility no problem for some greats

On Saturday out in smoky Los Angeles, the $300,000 Triple Bend at seven furlongs will serve as a warm-up act for the $500,000 Gold Cup at Santa Anita at 10 furlongs.

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Sunday Pick 6: Alberta Downs (3:35)
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8dMatt Hegarty | Daily Racing Form

Judge issues restraining order in trainer Umarov's favor

>A circuit court judge in Kentucky has issued a temporary restraining order that will prevent the state racing commission from enforcing a 10-year ban on the owner-trainer Otabek Umarov.

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Triple Bend Stakes preview (5:32)

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