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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 Press32 mins ago
  • Texas horse, dog racetracks back in business - for 90 days

    AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- 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 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…

    Reuters
  • Harmonize wins $100,000 P.G. Johnson in rain at Saratoga

    SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) -- Harmonize won the $100,000 P.G. Johnson Stakes by four lengths in a driving rainstorm Thursday at Saratoga Race Course.

    The Associated Press
  • Jockey appeals fine for wearing company logo at Travers Stakes

    American Pharoah jockey Victor Espinoza appealed on Wednesday his $15,000 fine for donning a company's logo on his boots during last Saturday's Travers Stakes at Saratoga Race Course, his attorney said. The New York State Gaming Commission on Monday handed down the fine to the 43-year-old Triple…

    Reuters
  • 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