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  • No horsing around: Eclipse picks not easy this year

    Elegant gowns and black ties will be the primary fashion choice Saturday night as Gulfstream Park hosts the 44th annual Eclipse Awards at its Sport of Kings Theater. The dinner and ceremony, considered the Academy Awards for thoroughbred racing, is...
  • Sunshine 'Millions' back with more open format

    The Sunshine Millions is still trying to find its identity in its 13th renewal Saturday. It was originated in 2003 as a showdown of Florida-breds vs. California-breds. A point system was devised to establish supremacy. The Californians cried uncle...
  • Gulfstream poker events raises $8,500 for jockeys' fund

    Gulfstream poker events raises $8,500 for jockeys' fund
     The Eclipse Awards Charity Poker tournament, held Wednesday evening at Gulfstream Park, raised more than $8,500 for the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund (PDJF).         The Gulfstream press release notes that jockey Joe Bravo (pictured) cashed $2,...
  • Spring, summer festivals abound in Europe

    Spring, summer festivals abound in Europe
    Travelers planning a trip to Europe this spring or summer have an abundance of events to choose from. These fairs and festivals open a window to Europe’s culture and traditions and give visitors a chance to mix with the local people when they are in...
  • Florida travel calendar for January

    Florida travel calendar for January
    Check out festivals and events in January across the state. This list is organized by region. Central Florida (including Orlando, Kissimmee, Daytona Beach, Sanford, the Space Coast, Lakeland/Polk and Lake County) Nov. 28, 2014 - Jan. 4, 2015: Poinsetta...
  • Souper Lucky takes $50,000 allowance at Laurel Park

    Souper Lucky takes $50,000 allowance at Laurel Park
    Live Oak Plantation's Souper Lucky rallied off the pace to take Saturday's $50,000 allowance feature at Laurel Park, an effort that will set up a stakes appearance on Presidents Day weekend. Sent to post as the 2-1 favorite under Julian Pimentel for...
  • Lea comes back strong in Hal's Hope

    HALLANDALE — Lea is a horse worth waiting for. Trainer Bill Mott had to wait almost a year to get him back to the races after he established himself as one of the leading older horses in the nation with a decisive triumph in the Donn Handicap last...
  • Atlantic City Race Course shutting down after 8 years of losses

    ATLANTIC CITY — In another blow to the state's struggling horse racing industry, the owner of Atlantic City Race Course announced it will cease operations and close after heavy losses the last eight years. The racetrack's last day of business...
  • Folly Quarter Manor and Equestrian Estate's next owners have big shoes to fill

    Folly Quarter Manor and Equestrian Estate's next owners have big shoes to fill
    Maryland lays claim to an abundant share of American history, much of it preserved in our homes and the very land on which they stand. In few places is that more evident than in Ellicott City’s Folly Quarter Manor and Equestrian Estate, a piece of...
  • Three Gulfstream stakes the long and short of racing

    The long and the short of racing will be featured in three stakes Saturday at Gulfstream. The open McKnight Handicap and La Prevoyante for fillies and mares will be run over a mile and a half on turf. The Mr. Prospector is a six-furlong sprint on the main...
  • Shared Belief highlights Santa Anita's inspired opening day

    It might be too early to call it a trend, but there are signs of a possible resurgence in Southern California horse racing. Just two months after 61,114 showed up for the final day of the Breeders' Cup at Santa Anita, a post-Christmas crowd of 40,810 came...