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“Jockey” – Chronicling Russell Baze

The New York Times released a magnificent long-form piece on America’s all-time winningest jockey, Russell Baze. The story is a long one, and incorporates audio and video elements. Not all elements are available within each browser (we ran into difficulty ...

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Invasor immortalized in America

2007 Dubai World Cup winner Invasor will be inducted into the Racing Hall of Fame during a ceremony Friday at the National Museum of Racing in Saratoga Springs, New York. It would be difficult to do any better job sharing ...

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Kentucky Derby Analysis

We’ve been in Kentucky for the last week, and the most famous race in America is on tap Saturday. Here are our thoughts. Let’s get the local UAE angle out of the way early – as much as we loved ...

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Recapping the 2013 Dubai World Cup meeting

Well, it was another fabulous Dubai World Cup meeting. To put the proper context and perspective on performance from the world’s richest night of racing, it seems more appropriate to let a day or two pass to regain focus.  All ...

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2013 Dubai World Cup Projected Field

Once again, this is our projection, and only our projection, for the field in the 2013 Dubai World Cup. We do not have confirmations on invitations made by the Dubai Racing Club or accepted invitations from the entire list of ...

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Tammaro: “Dubai bounce nothing more than a myth”

American blogger and tipster Nick Tammaro, who also provides tips for this site during the Dubai World Cup Carnival season, grew exasperated with the repeated grumbles amongst some in the US racing community that trips to Dubai took something extra ...

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Get pictures from the 2012 Dubai World Cup

Look back on the night from the 2012 Dubai World Cup with pictures from our man in Dubai, Cedric Lane.  Below are just a sampling of some of the “hero” shots on the evening, but Cedric has plenty more.  FIND ...

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Smart Falcon adds familiar feel to Dubai World Cup

Likely Dubai World Cup entrant Smart Falcon brings some fond memories of last year’s Dubai World Cup, when countrymate Transcend emerged from the arguably lesser ranks of Japanese dirt racing to a near World Cup boil-over.  This year, Transcend is ...

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Projected 2012 Dubai World Cup Field #2

After the final main local prep for the 2012 Dubai World Cup, we provide our projected field for the $10 million race. #1 – CIRRUS DES AIGLES Trainer: Corine Barande-Barbe Estimated UAE Rating: 126 Initially after a second in a ...

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