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  • American Pharoah to race again in Breeders' Cup Classic

    A few days of indecision over, Triple Crown winner American Pharoah is back on schedule for the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic and a chance for a magical career-ending race. After a tough loss in the Travers Stakes at Saratoga Race Course last Saturday, American Pharoah's owner Ahmed Zayat said…

    The Associated Press
  • Horse industry worries about plans to curb casino subsidies

    Horse track operators and breeders are concerned the good times might be trotting to a close as some states move to rein in a lucrative subsidy that's helped prop up their long suffering-industry. Twenty states divert a slice of casino and slots parlors revenue to help boost horse racing prize…

    The Associated Press
  • American Pharoah set for Breeders' Cup farewell

    (Reuters) - Horse racing fans will get the chance to watch Triple Crown winner American Pharoah end his stellar career at the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic next month, his owner said on Thursday after weighing up the colt's options. Owner and breeder Ahmed Zayat had been leaning "60-40" to…

  • Texas horse, dog racetracks back in business _ for 90 days

    Texas tracks will be able to again take bets on horse and dog races — at least temporarily — following a deal that resumes operations for the state racing commission. The commission had suspended operations ...

    Associated Press
  • Azar rallies to beat Next Shares at Saratoga

    SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) -- Alto Racing's Azar rallied to beat Next Shares by three-quarters of a length Wednesday in the Grade 2 $200,000 With Anticipation for 2-year-olds at Saratoga Race Course.

    The Associated Press