Horse racing should be dead. It’s just plain wrong.

Horse racing should be dead. It’s just plain wrong.

Horse racing is dying. It should be dead. (Boy, do I hit the ground running with a sports humor column, or what?) I say this not in response to 22 horse fatalities at Santa Anita racetrack since Dec. 26, I say this because horse racing would not exist without the involuntary participation of its four-legged […]

Dead heat! Bodemeister fillies hit together in Gulfstream’s Any Limit

Dead heat! Bodemeister fillies hit together in Gulfstream’s Any Limit

Photo: Leslie Martin/Gulfstream Park Brunette Princess came with a wide run through the stretch and made a desperate lunge at the wire to catch 19-1 longshot Miss Marcela and dead heat for victory in the $75,000 Any Limit Stakes at Gulfstream Park. The sixth running of the Any Limit for 3-year-old fillies […]

Mallow gearing up for annual Racing Home for Easter fest

Mallow gearing up for annual Racing Home for Easter fest

Carol, Doireann and Méabh O’Keeffe, Whitechurch and Mallow Chamber president Pat Hayes with Damian and Shamrock the Horse at Mallow Castle during the 2018 Racing Home for Easter Festival. Photo by Sheila Fitzgerald Mallow gearing up for annual Racing Home for Easter fest Independent.ie With just over a month to go to arguably the most […]

Currie eyes dual G1s with Sunlight, Lyre

Currie eyes dual G1s with Sunlight, Lyre

Currie and Lyre return after their Blue Diamond Stakes win (Image: Racing Photos) Luke Currie has won three Group 1 races this season and has two excellent opportunities to add to his tally this weekend aboard horses upon which he’s already claimed races at the highest level. Currie regains the ride aboard Sunlight in the […]

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