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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PETA-Backed Equine Legislation Introduced in California

California Assemblymember Ash Kalra (D-San Jose) introduced legislation in his state Feb. 11 titled the Equine Welfare and Safety in Horse Racing Act, backed by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. Read more: www.bloodhorse.com

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Bellafina Back for More in La Brea Stakes

Kaleem Shah’s Bellafina, second last time out in the Nov. 2 Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (G1), appears to be in the right spot to get her first stakes score since April in the Dec. 28 La Brea Stakes (G1) at Santa Anita Park. Read more: www.bloodhorse.com

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Stronach Group Issues Statement on Equine Fatality

The Stronach Group, which owns Santa Anita Park, issued this statement after the death of Satchel Paige at the California track following the fifth race on Oct. 19. Read more: www.bloodhorse.com

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Vinnie Blengs, "King of Suffolk Downs," Dies at 90

Grade 1-winning trainer Vincent “Vinnie” Blengs, 90, died Oct. 5 in Florida. Blengs is remembered as “the King of Suffolk Downs.” He is a native of Revere, Mass., near Boston, where Suffolk Downs is located. Read more: www.bloodhorse.com

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Imperial Hint is Florida-Bred Horse of the Year

FTBOA honored all its Florida champions March 11 in Ocala Read more: www.bloodhorse.com

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War of Will Moves to Second in NTRA 3-Year-Old Poll

An emphatic victory by War of Will in the grade 2 Risen Star Stakes Feb. 16 at Fair Grounds was enough to elevate the Mark Casse trainee to the No. 2 position behind champion Game Winner in this week’s NTRA top 3-year-old poll.  Read more: www.bloodhorse.com

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Horse racing is still dying in the home stretch – Belleville News-Democrat

Belleville News-Democrat Horse racing is still dying in the home stretchBelleville News-DemocratFairmount Park horse race track president Brian Zander's beer mug only has tears in it at this point, but he's about to get some company at the Bets Are Off Lounge. Illinois' three remaining horse race tracks generated $6 million last year. That is … Read more: www.bnd.com

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WinStar Issues Statement After ESPN Story on Justify

After an ESPN.com reported Coolmore Stud had obtained Justify’s breeding rights, WinStar Farm issued a statement saying that nothing is finalized at this time and won’t be in the foreseeable future. Read more: www.bloodhorse.com

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