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2020 Breeders’ Cup Heads Back To Lexington

(Los Angeles Times) – The Breeders’ Cup will continue to rotate the event between California and Kentucky through 2021. According to the Los Angeles Times, the race will come back to Keeneland in 2020. This year’s race will run at Churchill Downs during the first weekend in November. Keeneland has not made an official announcement with the news.  The Los Angeles Times reports that the California-Kentucky rotation may change in the future as Laurel Park, a Stronach Group t…

Diversify Wins Grade 1 Whitney in Slop at Saratoga

Diversify won the $1.2 million Whitney by 3 1/2 lengths over Mind Your Biscuits in the slop Saturday at Saratoga.      Ridden by Irad Ortiz Jr., Diversify ran 1 1/8 miles in 1:49.62 and paid $5.20 to win as the 8-5 favorite in the eight-horse field.      The Grade 1 victory gave Diversify, trained by Rick Violette Jr., an automatic berth in the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic at Churchill Downs in November.      Discreet Lover was another …

Jockey Perry Ouzts Rides 50,000th Career Race

Ageless jockey Perry Ouzts rode the 50,000th race of his long career Saturday when he hustled Need the Wall out of the gate in the third race at Turfway Park. Now 63 years old, Ouzts currently ranks ninth by wins among all jockeys in the history of North American racing with 6,881. He also has 6,509 seconds and 6,181 thirds and has accumulated purse earnings of nearly $44.5 million since he was legged up for the first time in 1973. Known for getting a horse out of the gate in a …

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