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Stallion season warming up across West Virginia

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HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. (AP) – Wise Dan’s final act of 2013 was a big rally to win the Breeders’ Cup Mile. Voters took notice – again. For the second straight year, the Eclipse Awards were the Wise Dan show, with Horse of the Year honors and two other awards going to the consistent performer as […]

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Caixa Eletronica, winner of the 2012 Charles Town Classic and more than $1.8 million in purse earnings, died Saturday after colliding with another horse during morning exercises while training at Belmont Park in New York. The 9-year-old chestnut horse died immediately after fracturing his skull while galloping on the training track and colliding with Six […]

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A winning pair: Larrosa and Lucy’s Bob Boy

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Annual Race for Ribbon

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Annual Race for Ribbon

Seven stakes races worth $50,000 or more   HIGHLIGHTS Talented local favorite Down Town Allen returns to start in one of the three featured stakes races.   RIBBON STAKES RACES Charles Town Oaks $400,000 The Researcher $400,000 Wild and Wonderful $85,000   Want to go? What: Race for the Ribbon When: Saturday at 5 p.m.   […]

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TED BLACK Special to the Spirit CHARLES TOWN — A compact field of West Virginia-bred fillies took center stage on Saturday night in the $50,000 Sylvia Bishop Memorial at Charles Town. The Sylvia Bishop, named in honor of the first female trainer in North America saw Jax And Jill easily garner most of the attention […]

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Lucy’s Bob Boy preps for Classsic

CHARLES TOWN — Six of the best state-bred males were in the spotlight on Saturday night for the $50,000 Frank Gall Memorial Handicap. The Frank Gall has historically been among the key preps for the West Virginia Breeders’ Classic which typically follows the Cavada. There were six runners for the Frank Gall, while the lone […]

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NOTE: This story ran on B11 in the 8/7/13 edition.   For two years Rachel Alexandra and Zenyatta held tight to much of the thoroughbred racing public’s affection and interest. The lithe and long-striding Rachel Alexandra was not only distinctive on race tracks where she had wins in six different states and on eight different tracks, […]

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CHARLES TOWN — The sophomore fillies and their older peers garnered the spotlight Saturday night when Charles Town hosted the latest renewal of the Sadie Hawkins Stakes. Among the eight fillies and mares who went postward were two talented ladies who easily garnered most of the attention and deservedly so. Down Town Allen, the queen […]

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No other thoroughbred won Horse of the Year honors five times like the acclaimed Kelso did. Every year from 1960 through 1964, Kelso had done enough against a succession of world-class challengers to be named Horse of the Year. This article is exclusive, use Cleeng to view it in full. The rest of this article […]

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