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1:18 pm
Thu June 14, 2012

Kentucky Derby Entries To Be Rated On Point System

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Churchill Downs is revamping the eligibility system that sets the field for the Kentucky Derby.

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4:11 pm
Wed June 13, 2012

Proposed Race Day Drug Ban Wins Initial Approval

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Kentucky horse racing regulators approved a ban Wednesday on the race-day use of an anti-bleeding drug, making it the first state in the nation to take such action.

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2:49 pm
Mon June 11, 2012

Beshear Touts Improvements At Kentucky Speedway

SPARTA, Ky. -- Governor Steve Beshear has toured the Kentucky Motor Speedway to view new infrastructure improvements designed to ease traffic problems that marred the track's debut race of NASCAR's top series last year.

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2:53 pm
Fri June 8, 2012

Sire of I'll Have Another Basking in Glow of Triple Crown Buzz

Flower Alley, sire of I'll Have Another
Brenna Angel

MIDWAY, Ky. - The disappointment of I’ll Have Another being scratched from Saturday’s Belmont Stakes is being felt around the world, including in central Kentucky where the colt was bred at Three Chimneys Farm.

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12:16 pm
Fri June 8, 2012

I'll Have Another Scratched From Belmont Stakes

I'll Have Another is tended to after a bath at Belmont Park in Elmont, N.Y., on Thursday, June 7, 2012. The winner of the Kentucky Derby and Preakness will attempt to win the Belmont Stakes horse race and Triple Crown on Saturday. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

NEW YORK -- I'll Have Another's bid for a Triple Crown ended with the shocking news that the colt was out of the Belmont Stakes due to a swollen left front tendon.

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1:49 pm
Wed June 6, 2012

I'll Have Another The Early Favorite In Saturday's Belmont

NEW YORK —  I'll Have Another was made the 4-5 early favorite to win the Belmont Stakes and become horse racing's 12th Triple Crown champion.

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12:55 pm
Wed June 6, 2012

Calipari Talks Dominican Team, Fantasy Experience, And Staying Ahead Of The Curve

LEXINGTON, Ky. — Kentucky coach John Calipari likes to keep busy.  So fresh off his first national championship with the Wildcats, Calipari is coaching the Dominican Republic national team for the second year in a row in an attempt to qualify for the Olympics this summer.

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4:45 pm
Tue June 5, 2012

Veterinarians Express Concern Over Proposed Race Day Medication Ban

FRANKFORT, Ky. -- Thoroughbred owners and trainers voiced dire warnings Tuesday about the potential of blood spurting from horses' noses if the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission institutes a race-day ban on the anti-bleeding drug furosemide.

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4:59 pm
Mon June 4, 2012

Big Red Machine Reliever Pedro Borbon Dies At 65

 CINCINNATI  _ Pedro Borbon, who pitched 10 years for the Cincinnati Reds and helped the Big Red Machine win back-to-back World Series titles, has died of cancer. He was 65.

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9:11 am
Mon June 4, 2012

Record Setting Season Ends For Bat Cats

GARY, Indiana -- After playing seven scoreless innings, Kent State got a three-run homer in the top of the eighth inning from Evan Campbell – the first homer hit in the tournament – leading the Flashes to their nation-leading 20th consecutive win, ending Kentucky’s school-record season with a 3-2 loss in the NCAA Gary Regional Championship, on Sunday night at U.S. Steel Yard.

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