Paynter Half-Sister to Constellation Debuts a Winner at Churchill

4th-CD, $50,251, Msw , 9-21, 2yo, f, 6f, 1:10.98, ft. + QUEEN MUM( f, 2, Paynter -For Royalty SW , by Not For Love) fired a best-of-8 3 four-furlong bullet in: 47 2/5 at Churchill Downs Sept. 5 and took some play here at 3-1. She didn’t violate all that cleanly from her inside depict and was outsprinted early in seventh through an opening one-quarter in: 22.00. The dark bay began to motor once guided to the outside about five broad on the far turn and came rolling down the…

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Professional punter Harry Findlay:’ I didn’t have the develop fare to see my mum’ | Donald McRae

Harry the Dog tells Donald McRae about losing a 2.5 m bet in 2007, coming back from depression and why, with all disrespect, Ray Winstone should be ashamed of himself ‘I am a gambler ,” Harry Findlay says as if, after talking for three hours, the stark truth needs to be heard again.” If I had PS1, 000 left and there was a two-dog race at the lower end of my road and I didn’t know the kind, but I could get almost evens on both puppies, I’d set PS500…

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Momentum Continues at KEESEP Book 5 Opener

It was another strong day of trade at Wednesday’s Book 5 opener at the Keeneland September Sale with 266 yearlings- three bringing $150,000 or above-grossing $8,839, 600, good for an average of $33,232 and a median of $25,000. The RNA rate was 22.7%. While year-to-year comparings are difficult due to this year’s format change, the session’s average was up 46.7% while the median rose 92.3% when lined up with 2016′ s corresponding 10 th session of day one of Book 5. Cumulatively, 2,006 yearlings have grossed $297,708, 600 this year,…

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Held Accountable switchings surfaces and wins Joseph A. Gimma – Horse Racing Nation

Horse Racing Nation Held Accountable switchings surfaces and wins Joseph A. Gimma Horse Racing Nation Beaux Arts, the eight-horse field’s 91 -1 longshot, defined the pace in the seven-furlong main way sprint, going a quarter-mile in 23.31 seconds and the half in 47.13. Pauseforthecause took … “We were not surprised that she won this race. You have to be …

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‘Maximum tension, minimum release’: why baseball renders so many brawls

For a non-contact sport, baseball appears to involve plenty of fights. What is it about the game that produces confrontations? In 1986 I had the privilege of sitting next to the great Scottish sportswriter Hugh McIlvanney during the NFLs first American Bowl at Wembley Stadium. One of the topics we discussed was the fascination that British fans have with baseball brawls, highlightings of which seemed to occupy an unusual sum of period on British television more, it seemed to me, than on American TV. Its only refreshing to us, McIlvanney…

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