Horse racing

For William Nader, a Lifetime With Horse Racing

6 days ago   |   NY Times

He got his start at his hometown track and now is an executive with the Hong Kong Jockey Club.
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Hong Kong Horses Ready for All-Comers in Hong Kong Races

6 days ago   |   NY Times

While there will be stiff competition from around the world, the locals are making more of an impression.
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These Horses Are Too Young to Die

10 days ago   |   NY Times

Fair treatment of Thoroughbreds means they will at least get a chance to grow up.
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The Nascar exec in charge of sports betting explains his plan to use data to boost gambling and entice younger viewers

The Nascar exec in charge of sports betting explains his plan to use data to boost gambling and entice younger viewers

15 days ago   |   Business Insider

Nascar is looking to sports betting to attract younger audiences to auto racing. The racing organization is creating new bet types in an effort to expand the market for...
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Horse racing-Australia and Hong Kong end quarantine stand-off

16 days ago   |   National Post

Australia has agreed to relax restrictions imposed on the travel of horses from Hong Kong, ending a two-year stand-off between the two countries, the South China Morning Post...
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State board offers more proposals to improve horse racing safety

19 days ago   |   Los Angeles Times

In a move designed to answer Gov. Gavin Newsom's call for change, the California Horse Racing Board announced on Thursday a series of proposals in an effort to improve safety...
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California Horse Racing Board elects vet as new chairman

19 days ago   |   Saint Louis Today

DEL MAR, Calif. - The California Horse Racing Board has chosen a longtime veterinarian as its new chairman.
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The Jockey Yutaka Take Reflects on His Career

20 days ago   |   NY Times

He's won the Japanese Triple Crown, the Japan Cup four times and has more than 4,000 victories.
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The Japan Cup Honors Deep Impact

20 days ago   |   NY Times

He delivered an emphatic victory there in 2006, and his recent death has deeply affected Japanese fans.
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Horse racing's major players form safety coalition

21 days ago   |   Saint Louis Today

LEXINGTON, Ky. - A group of horse racing organizations has announced the formation of a coalition to promote enhanced safety protections and work together to develop new...
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