White Turf Races: The horse race with an alpine edge

( CNN) Most horses would be used to running across the soft turf of a racing paddock, or maybe even on a sandy beach. But the White Turf snow race in the ski resort of St. Moritz, Switzerland, poses a new challenge for race horses: a frozen lake. “There’s something so special here about the racing here on the frozen lake with the whole town buzzing, ” British trainer John Best told CNN. “I don’t actually know how to quite explain it.” Follow @cnnsport Best has raced horses all over…

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Thoroughbred Classic Show Draws Record Participants

The 10 th installment of the Thoroughbred Classic Horse Show( TCHS ), sponsored by the Siegel CARMA Foundation was held at Galway Downs in California this past weekend, describing a record 87 Thoroughbreds who vied in a variety of disciplines, including hunters, jumpers, dressage and cross country. ” Iam thrilled with the outpouring of support we received for this reveal especially since we drew competitors from out of state to showcase their Thoroughbreds with us ,” CARMA executive director Mandella told.” Blended with the traditional local supporting I am so…

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Girvin full of himself in advance of Louisiana Derby – Horse Racing Nation

Horse Racing Nation Girvin full of himself in advance of Louisiana Derby Horse Racing Nation aHe’s a good horse in his own right, but the describe attains us more inclined to operate( Hotfoot ). I like where Girvin is drawn and would rather him outside than inside. He can dictate his position a little better and I’m not worried about him too much because … UPI Horse Racing Preview: Oaks, Derby hopefuls in action UPI.com He ran from being kidnapped in Venezuela to developing a Kentucky Derby challenger Miami Herald…

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‘Who will do the run? ‘ Trump’s migrant crackdown dangers horse racing’s future

The unglamorous hours in the stables means racing have all along relied upon undocumented workers but recent federal raids create pressing questions When it comes to its workforce, American horse racing could be galloping towards a crisis. A visa program that serves the racing industry poorly plus a dearth of US employees willing to do the athletics grunt work the grooming, the exercise-riding and the hot-walking of racehorses have all along left racing heavily reliant upon undocumented workers from Mexico and elsewhere in Central and South America. But now, the…

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Malibu Moon Colt Tops Vibrant Barretts Market

DEL MAR, CA- The Barretts March Select 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale, conducted for the second time at Del Mar Wednesday, rendered numbers up from 2016, with a colt by Malibu Moon bringing top price of $675,000. aWe are thrilled with the results, a said Barretts General Manager Kim Lloyd. aA plenty of good ponies brought a lot of good money.a In all, Barretts sold 44 adolescents for $6,707, 000. The median rose 22.4% to $152,432 and the median was up 10% to $110,000. A year ago, 43 head grossed $5,356,…

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