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  • My Point Exactly takes an unusual path to the Florida Derby

    My Point Exactly has taken a most unconventional path to the Florida Derby. He's going to try to crash the party on Saturday, part of an expected nine in the field for the $1 million Florida Derby at Gulfstream Park. ''I can't say to all the wiseguys, go out and bet this horse,'' said Adam Lazarus,…

    The Associated Press
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  • Jockey motion tracking reveals racing prowess

    By Matthew Stock A research team from the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) is using motion tracking technology to try to establish the optimal riding position for jockeys, as well as enhance the performance of racehorses and reduce the risk of injury to both horse and jockey. The project, entitled…

    Reuters
  • John's Island wins Big A feature

    NEW YORK (AP) -- John's Island squeezed out a head victory Thursday in a blanket finish in the $69,000 allowance feature for older horses at rainy Aqueduct.

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  • California Chrome ready to shine in world's richest race

    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — It's almost show time for "rock star" California Chrome.

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  • Five Palms wins Santa Anita feature by 4 1/2 lengths

    ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) -- Five Palms won the $60,000 feature by 4 1/2 lengths Thursday at Santa Anita.

    The Associated Press
  • International Star listed as early Louisiana Derby favorite

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) -- International Star, which is aiming to sweep all three Kentucky Derby prep races at the New Orleans Fair Grounds, has been listed as a 3-1 early favorite and placed in the ninth post for Saturday's $750,000, Grade 2 Louisiana Derby.

    The Associated Press
  • California Chrome poised for World Cup glory

    By Martin Dokoupil DUBAI (Reuters) - California Chrome’s owners believe they have a perfect draw in the outside nine gate to land the 20th running of the $10 million Dubai World Cup, the world's richest race on Saturday. Nine is a perfect position for our horse,” trainer Art Sherman said of the…

    Reuters