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RAINBOW BRIDGE RETIRED

South African racing industry bid farewell today to reigning Horse Of The Year Rainbow Bridge, following the announcement of that gelding’s retirement.His trainer Eric Sands made the announcement on Facebook on Thursday:“I was very pleased …


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SNOWFALL DIES

Record-breaking Cazoo Oaks winner Snowfall has lost her fight against a suspected pelvic injury.Aidan O’Brien said his star filly, who won the fillies’ Classic by the longest ever distance in the summer, injured herself at …


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PREAKNESS STAKES WINNER RETIRED

Preakness Stakes (G1) winner Rombauer  has been retired from racing.Rombauer’s last race came in the June 5 Belmont Stakes Presented by NYRA Bets (G1) in which he finished third. The now 4-year-old Twirling Candy   colt …

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VAR DIES

South Africa lost one of its leading thoroughbred stallions of the past decade when Avontuur Thoroughbred Farm announced the death of resident sire Var.Var (by Forest Wildcat) was Joint Champion Older Male Sprinter in Britain …

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VALE BILLY TURNER

Billy Turner, who trained Seattle Slew to a Triple Crown sweep of the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont stakes in 1977, has died. He was 81.Turner died Friday at his home here where he had …

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VALE CHOISIR

Coolmore on Tuesday announced the death of their sire Choisir at the age of 22. Choisir, by Danehill Dancer out of the Lunchtime mare Great Selection, has sired 100 stakewinners in a remarkable 12 countries …

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DERBY WINNER DIES

Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1) winner Medina Spirit  died after a Dec. 6 workout at Santa Anita Park, according to California Horse Racing Board equine medical director Jeff Blea and Dionne Benson, chief …

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MET ENTRIES ANNOUNCED

CAPE TOWN MET (Grade 1)0 Cirillo Sean Tarry 1200 Do It Again Justin Snaith 1290 Double Superlative Justin Snaith 1010 Hoedspruit Justin Snaith 1160 Jet Dark Justin Snaith 1300 Kommetdieding HWJ Crawford/M Rix 1270 Linebacker …

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