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  • Pennsylvania track to start races earlier to avoid deer

    Deer, not deuces, are wild at Presque Isle Downs and Casino, and the racetrack is making changes to get its horses back in the starting gate. Officials plan to resume racing on Wednesday after canceling some races Sunday and all the races Monday and Tuesday because deer were jumping onto the track…

    The Associated Press
  • Labor Department sues trainer Asmussen, stable over wages

    Trainer Steve Asmussen is being sued by the U.S. Labor Department, which alleges his stable didn't pay overtime since at least 2012 to grooms and hot walkers who worked more than 40 hours in a week. The federal lawsuit filed last week in Louisville accuses Asmussen and KDE Equine of violating…

    The Associated Press
  • Churchill renames stakes race for Hall of Fame trainer Lukas

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) -- Churchill Downs has renamed a stakes race to honor Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas.

    The Associated Press