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POST DRAGS ARE GOING…GOING…

A trio of familiar entities will be missing from Santa Anita when it inaugurates a new season Friday. Two are addition by subtraction. The other is not so positive. The change that will be celebrated

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FOR REAL, WHY IS OMAHA BEACH SPRINTING?

After all the delays before and after the longest recovery time allotted for a myectomy ever, I get why it’s unreasonable to think that Omaha Beach, the 2019 Kentucky Derby morning line favorite, would go

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WINTER RACING IS UNDER SIEGE

Bad keeps getting worse. The $12 million Dubai World Cup and its lucrative supporting card has already strip-mined American winter racing of many of its stars—not that there is an abundance in serious training during

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Remembering Secretariat on the 30th anniversary of his death. Born: March 30, 1970 - Died: October 4, 1989 photo: secretariat.com
Secretariat winning the 1973 Kentucky Derby photo: kentuckytourism.com
Affirmed defeats Alydar in the 1978 Belmont Horsephotos
Kelso & Forego at Belmont OCT 15, 1983 photo: Mark Berner

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