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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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Secretariat as the best of all time

After three-year-old Secretariat finished only third in the 1973 Wood Memorial, doubt about his possible influence on the at-hand Kentucky Derby crept through the thoroughbred racing community. Even when it was discovered that a large abscess in his mouth probably compromised his effort in the Wood, worry about what “Big Red” would show in the […]

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Another deer season in the history books

It’s hard to believe that another year has passed by already and deer season is over. As December ends, it’s time to oil the rifle and put it back in the gun case until fall. I finally picked up all of my hunting stuff and washed all of those clothes that I’ve been hearing about […]

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Another quick start for Washington

[cleeng_content id=”423941691″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”]CHARLES TOWN — For the third straight game, Washington was able to force its complete will on a game. Using its overall quickness and showing a zest for the task at hand, the Patriots once reeled off 27 straight points in the first quarter against an overwhelmed South Hagerstown […]

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[cleeng_content id=”570564282″ description=”Read it now!” price=”0.49″ t=”article”] In Tuscaloosa, the sting of the loss to Auburn still is raw in the craw of the Red Elephant fans. They’re counting the days until spring practice begins. Like nearly every town from Columbia, S.C. to El Paso, Texas, those lunching on football and more football know there […]

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