Posts Tagged Horse racing

Trainer Art Sherman to receive Pincay Award

DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) — Kentucky Derby and Preakness-winning trainer Art Sherman will receive the Laffit Pincay Jr. award on July 27 at Del Mar.

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Racehorse owned by Britain’s queen fails dope test

In this Thursday, June 20, 2013 file photo, Britain's Queen Elizabeth II, left, with her daughter Princess Anne greet her horse Estimate, who won the Gold Cup horse race on the third day of the Royal Ascot horse race meeting, traditionally known as Ladies Day, in Ascot, England. A racehorse owned by Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II that won the Gold Cup at Royal Ascot last year has tested positive for the banned substance morphine. Buckingham Palace says that early indications suggest that the five-year-old filly, Estimate, consumed the substance as a result of contaminated feed. John Warren, the queen's bloodstock and racing advisor, said Tuesday that Estimate’s trainer Sir Michael Stoute “is working closely with the feed company involved to discover how the product may have become contaminated prior to delivery to his stables.” Estimate finished second in this year’s Gold Cup. Warren said: “Her Majesty has been informed of the situation." (AP Photo/Alastair Grant, file)

LONDON (AP) — A racehorse owned by Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II that won the prestigious Gold Cup at Royal Ascot last year has tested positive for the banned painkiller, morphine.

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Tom’s Tribute wins Eddie Read Stakes at Del Mar

DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) — Tom’s Tribute defeated Summer Front by 1¼ lengths to win the $300,000 Eddie Read Stakes at Del Mar on Sunday.

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Somali Lemonade win Diana by a neck at Saratoga

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — Somali Lemonade rallied down the middle of the track and held off a late run from Stephanie’s Kitten to win the $500,000 Diana by a neck on Saturday at Saratoga Race Course.

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McCoy claims 4,192nd winner, beats friend’s record

MARKET RASEN, England (AP) — Northern Irish jockey AP McCoy took his tally of career wins to 4,192 on Saturday, passing a record he shared with former trainer Martin Pipe.

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