Maximum Security owns sue for $1.86 m winner’s share from Kentucky Derby

The owners of Maximum Security have sued to reverse the ponies disqualification from the Kentucky Derby earlier this month The owneds of Maximum Security have sued to reverse the horse’s disqualification from the Kentucky Derby earlier this month. They are also trying the $1.86 m winner’s share of the$ 3m handbag, including $186,000 each for trainer Jason Servis and jockey Luis Saez. The lawsuit filed by Gary and Mary West on Tuesday says that stewards and the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission relied on insubstantial proof. The suit also questioned a”…

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Hype or horror? The hazard of CTE brain disease divides football and medical communities

close Dec. 10, 2012: New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez reacts during the second quarter of an NFL football game against the Houston Texans in Foxborough, Mass. State and local police spent hours at the home of New England Patriots tight objective Aaron Hernandez on Tuesday June 18, 2013 as another group of officers searched an industrial park about a couple miles out where a body was discovered the day before.( AP Photo/ Elise Amendola) While often associated with football, CTE was first recognized in the 1920 s as…

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Will Gouverneur Morris Upset the Florida Derby?

J. Keeler Johnson handicaps the Florida Derby (G1) at Gulfstream Park. Read more: www.bloodhorse.com

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Justify reigns supreme in Belmont to become 13 th Triple Crown winner

The unbeaten Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes champ roared to victory in the Belmont, becoming the 13 th pony to win horse racings Triple Crown The extraordinary Justify roared to an imperious victory in the Belmont Stakes in the fading daylight of Saturday afternoon, becoming the 13 th horse to win thoroughbred racing’s Triple Crown and merely the second in four decades. The strapping chestnut colt with the white blaze operating from his eyes to the tip of his nose, trained by Bob Baffert and rode by Mike Smith, break…

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Vaulcluse Delivers War Front Filly on Foal Patrol

Vaulcluse, a 15-year-old mare owned by Gainesway Farm, delivered a filly by stallion War Front at 9:36 p.m. on March 24 at Gainesway as part of the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame’s Foal Patrol Season 3. Read more: www.bloodhorse.com

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Are refunds being offered for cancelled events?

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Sir Paul McCartney was due to headline Saturday night at Glastonbury this year The government has advised against mass meets in the UK for the foreseeable future – effectively cancelling all large-scale events, such as concerts, sports fixtures and theatre productions. The 2020 Glastonbury Festival is the latest in a long list of events that have been cancelled because of coronavirus. Professional football in England and Scotland has already been suspended and all horse racing in Great Britain will stop from Wednesday. Many events…

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