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Jockey Gary Stevens celebrates atop Mucho Macho Man in the winner's circle after winning the Classic during the 2013 Breeders' Cup World Championships at Santa Anita Park on November 2, 2013 in Arcadia, California.  (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

St. Louisan’s Horse Wins Breeders Cup Classic

Dentist Ray Nikodem is part owner of Mucho Macho Man, a 2011 Triple Crown competitor.

11/02/2013

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Breeders’ Cup Classic: How I’d Bet $100

Find out how one Horse Racing expert would bet on the Breeders’ Cup Classic.

11/01/2013

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Breeders’ Cup: Game On Dude Poised (Again) To Get His Classic

By Kevin Martin Last year’s Breeders’ Cup Classic seemed a perfect setup for Game on Dude. The Breeders’ Cup was on his home track at Santa Anita Park where he had never been beaten; the […]

10/29/2013

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Illinois Horse Tracks Gear Up For Veto Session

Online wagering law could expire if action’s not taken in Springfield.

10/20/2013

Jockey Mike Smith celebrates after guiding Palace Malice to victory during the 145th running of the Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on June 8, 2013 in Elmont, New York.  (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

Palace Malice Scores Upset in Belmont Stakes

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–06/08/2013

Exercise rider Jennifer Patterson aboard Kentucky Derby winner Orb (L) walks off the track with trainer Shug McGaughey (R) following a light workout on the track at Belmont Park on June 4, 2013 in Elmont, New York.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Derby Winner Orb 3-1 Favorite for Belmont

NEW YORK (AP) — Back home again, Kentucky Derby winner Orb is the horse to beat in the Belmont Stakes. Orb was made the 3-1 morning-line favorite in a field of 14 entered for Saturday’s […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–06/05/2013

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No Triple Crown: Oxbow Upsets Orb at Preakness

BALTIMORE (AP) — Right from the start, a horse trained by one not so over-the-hill Hall of Famer and ridden by another took control of the Preakness. The result: a huge upset and the end […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–05/18/2013

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How I’d Bet $100 On The Preakness Stakes

Since 2000, seven post-time favorites have won the Preakness. There is no doubt that this year’s post-time favorite will be Kentucky Derby winner Orb.

05/16/2013

Kentucky Derby winner Orb gets a blanket put on him by exercise rider Jennifer Patterson and trainer Shug McGaughey 
following a workout in preparation for the 138th Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course on May 15, 2013 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Orb Draws Rail as 1-1 Favorite in Preakness

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Preakness draw was over, and trainer Shug McGaughey listed a variety of reasons why he was OK with having Kentucky Derby winner Orb starting Saturday’s race from the rail. Then someone […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–05/15/2013

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Preakness Stakes: Orb Pursues Part Two Of The Triple Crown

It’s hard to surmise a scenario where we aren’t talking about yet another pending attempt to end racing’s long wait for the twelfth Triple Crown winner after this year’s Preakness.

05/15/2013

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