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As part of the social media activities related to the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame's Foal Patrol project, fans were given the opportunity to submit names for some of the horses for the owners to consider.
In registering a 1 3/4-length victory June 9 in the Belmont Stakes Presented by NYRA Bets (G1) to complete a sweep of the classics, Justify joined the short list of racing's most elite champions in becoming the sport's 13th Triple Crown winner.
Learning how the medication works could lead to alternative treatments exercise-induced pulmonary hemmorhage.
Undefeated Triple Crown winner Justify is scheduled to parade between races during the June 16 night card at Churchill Downs that will feature five graded stakes, including the $500,000 Stephen Foster Handicap (G1).
Agreement has been reached between British racing's tripartite bodies regarding the structure of the new Racing Authority, which is set to take over responsibility for Levy distribution in April 2019.
The governor plans to be at Monmouth June 14 to celebrate the addition by placing the first bet.
Miller is president of the NBC Sports Group
Four of the 15 horses that were offered at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino changed hands at the fall of the hammer, which could prompt the sale's organizers to reconsider their strategy for the auction going forward.
Unbeaten chestnut colt Justify was a unanimous choice atop the year's final NTRA Top 3-year-old Poll.
Steve Sherman, who has regularly finished among the leading trainers by wins or earnings since 2008, secured the 1,000th victory of his career June 10 when One Eyed Mama won the 10th race at Golden Gate Fields.
Undefeated Triple Crown winner Justify returned to Churchill Downs in the early afternoon June 11.
Haras de Moro's 4-year-old Quarteto De Cordas wore down Arrocha in the final yards to win the 1 1/2-mile Grande Premio Brasil (G1) at Hipodromo Gavea by a neck June 10, gaining an automatic entry into the $4 million Longines Breeders' Cup Turf (G1T).
For consignors to the Ocala Breeders' Sales 2-year-olds in training sale with the final horses from the last crop by the late Ashford Stud phenom Scat Daddy to be offered at auction, the sale couldn't come at a better time.
NBC reports a Nielsen overnight household rating of 8.1 and a 19 share for its June 9 coverage of the Belmont Stakes Presented by NYRA Bets (G1), numbers the network expects to rank as the weekend's top television event.
With only a maiden win to his name and 1 1/16 miles to run, C R K Stable's Draft Pick proved he belongs in the big leagues with a powerful dash to the wire to win the $100,000 Affirmed Stakes (G3) at Santa Anita Park.
The under tack show in preparation for the Ocala Breeders' Sales June 2-year-olds in training sale concluded June 10, with the overall times slightly slower than the previous three days of workouts.
On June 10, trainer Chad Brown laid out plans for several of his runners, including Longines Just a Game Stakes (G1T) winner A Raving Beauty.
Zac Purton rode a pair of winners June 10 at Sha Tin, while Moreira finished out a two-meeting suspension. That edged Purton one win ahead of the three-time champ, 117 to 116, with nine days to go in the season.
Looking every bit the conqueror he is, Justify showed off his remarkably good flesh outside Belmont Park's Barn 1 June 10, taking one turn after another before the pack of media and onlookers who wanted a fresh glance at the Triple Crown hero.
The talented group that tried to end Justify's quest for the Triple Crown appeared to exit the final leg of the 3-year-old classics in good order, with decisions ahead for the rest of their campaigns.