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British Horse Racing is ‘Too White’, Industry Told

Horse racing in Britain needs to become more “diverse” the sport was told at an industry awards night at which 90 per cent of nominees were white. Speaking at the Godolphin Stud and Stable Staff Awards in London on Monday,

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Australian Jockey Suspended for Punching Horse

A jockey has been suspended two weeks for punching his horse before a race in Australia. Dylan Caboche, 22, can be seen on camera mounted on the horse, She’s Reneldasgirl, and struggling to control it. He then jumps off the horse and punches it in

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Tapwrit Wins Belmont Stakes by 2 Lengths for Pletcher

NEW YORK (AP) — The road to the winner’s circle in the Belmont Stakes ran through the Kentucky Derby, even if the Derby and Preakness winners skipped the final leg of the Triple Crown.

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Zetas Smuggler: Horse Racing in Mexico, South Texas ‘Part of Narco Culture’

One of the biggest blows to the Los Zetas drug cartel was dealt when a money laundering empire involving horse racing in Texas was dismantled in 2012. A drug smuggler now testifying in that case in San Antonio told the jury that horse racing was part of the trafficking culture, and Los Zetas leaders had been heavily involved in the sport well before the laundering scheme’s ringleaders were arrested.