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$73m makeover for the home of Irish racing
It's the legendary racecourse with a colorful past that has become known as the spiritual home of Irish racing -- and now the Curragh is looking to a bright new future.
26 points by CNN | Horse racing Fianna Thoroughbred Fionn mac Cumhaill Horse County Kildare Arabian horse Chariot racing
Kentucky Downs finds success with full fields, racing machines
Horses go where the money is. The Kentucky Downs condition book is full of cash for horsemen. It includes purses of $130,000 for maiden special weights and $140,000 for first level allowance horses. That is insane.
34 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Horse Horse racing Slot machine Turfway Park Pennsylvania Casino Horse racing venues in the United States Poker
3 arrested after man kidnapped from Denver area adult store
LAKEWOOD, Colo. (AP) - Authorities say a man was kidnapped in suburban Denver and held for five days until his family paid $200,000 in ransom. Police on Wednesday announced the arrests of three men accused of kidnapping the 27-year-old from an adult store in Lakewood. A fourth suspect remains at ...
1 points by The Washington Times | English-language films United States Court Kidnapping Ransom Horse Law enforcement agency Crime
$10M test for 'perfect' horse
The overwhelming favorite for the Dubai World Cup title ran "perfectly" in a pre-race drill at the Meydan circuit.
-1 points by CNN | Race Stable Kentucky Derby Horse Triple Crown Dubai World Cup Odds Bounce message
The chic ski resort that welcomes horses
The White Turf races in the ski resort of St. Moritz, Switzerland, take place on a frozen lake.
101 points by CNN | Horse Horse racing Arabian horse Race Equestrianism Chariot racing Horse breeding Ski
William P. Reynolds Jr., at 78, resident of Canton
William P. Reynolds Jr. of Canton died Tuesday. He was 78.He attended Cathedral High School and Suffolk University in Boston.Mr. Reynolds was a longtime owner and trainer of a stable of thoroughbred horses that he ran from Kentucky to New Hampshire.He owned and operated dry cleaning businesses after ending his career in the horse business.He enjoyed spending time at his lake house and was an avid collector of baseball memorabilia.He was a lifelong resident of Canton.
-2 points by Boston Herald | Boston Springfield Massachusetts Horse Family Burial Funeral Massachusetts Vermont
Scientists want to 'de-extinct' the woolly mammoth
Research from Harvard University is exciting some scientists about the prospects of being able to recreate the long extinct woolly mammoth. The ice age mammal’s DNA could potentially be spliced with an Asian elephant to create a hybrid. Read Full Article at
9 points by Russia Today | Extinction Gestation Elephant Uterus Horse Embryo Mammoth Endangered species
Fire breaks out next to arabber stables in West Baltimore; horses safe
A fire broke out Tuesday night in a three-story rowhouse next to Fremont Avenue's historic arabber stables. No horses were injured from the small blaze, which did not spread to the stables, said Michael Goines, who helps muck out the stalls and occasionally works as an arabber. The fire in the...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Horse Carriage Marlon Wayans Driving Fire protection Horse-drawn vehicle Horse harness Building
Bella Hadid on the Weeknd breakup: ‘Love hurts’
"As an outsider, you might think I handled it so well, but it’s always in your heart, and you always feel it very heavily,” Hadid said.
3 points by New York Post | Vogue Horse Model American film actors Fashion Ayumi Hamasaki 2000s music groups Selena Gomez
Newall: The pony of Port Richmond goes on a diet

-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Horse
USDA deletes records of animal treatment from website
The US Department of Agriculture has scrubbed online information about the treatment of animals at laboratories, zoos, puppy mills and horse breeders — a move that has outraged animal-rights advocates. The agency said the removal of the inspection reports and other data from its Web site was part of a “comprehensive review” that had been...
44 points by New York Post | Animal welfare People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals Website Animal rights Extinction Animal Horse Act of Congress
Love skiing and horseback riding? Go Skijoring.
The cheers soared like falling dominoes, as competitors galloped and slid around the corner of the race track.
51 points by The Denver Post | Horse Horse racing Skiing Slalom skiing Equestrianism Cowboy Rodeo Winter sport
300 wild horses in South Dakota need homes as deadline looms
Hundreds of wild horses at a troubled South Dakota sanctuary are enduring bitter weather while a group of volunteers works to feed and care for them.Others are sorting through adoption applications and networking on social media in search of homes for the horses.More than 800 horses were impounded...
10 points by Concord Monitor | Horse Wild horse Ranch Minnesota Stallion Republican Party Gelding Native Americans in the United States
Here’s how you can meet Budweiser Clydesdales this weekend in Las Vegas
The eight Budweiser Clydesdale horses will be harnessed and hitched to its red beer wagon at Red Rock Resort on Saturday afternoon for fans to take photographs before Sunday’s Super Bowl 51.
1533 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Imperial units Budweiser Clydesdales Super Bowl Spuds MacKenzie Horse Pint United States customary units Saturday
Sagamore Pendry Hotel readies for opening
The old Recreation Pier at the foot of Fells Point felt like a deserted stage on a recent night. Mahogany headboards glistened inside bedrooms, a forgotten jacket draped over one edge. At the heart of the building, nestled inside an open-air garden half-planted with boxwoods and river birch, a...
-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Hotel Boutique hotel Hotels Fernando Botero Horse Under Armour Colombia Pier
Corralling children's grief
GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (AP) - Sometimes, it takes a different environment than a counselor's ear and a box of tissues to make progress in processing grief. For the most vulnerable people hurting from losing a loved one, having a sentient beast to help them negotiate the path to healing can ...
-2 points by The Washington Times | Horse Grief Grief counseling The Daily Sentinel Session A Good Thing Equus Nacogdoches Texas
Man stabbed to death at Hawthorne Race Course is identified
A man who authorities said was stabbed to death in the horse stable area at Hawthorne Race Course in Stickney has been identified, officials said Friday. Three men had been in custody Thursday in connection with the stabbing, but Stickney police provided no new details about the incident. The dead...
41 points by Chicago Tribune | Cook County Illinois Cicero Illinois Horse Horse racing Death Chicago Berwyn Illinois Black-and-white films
3 questioned after fatal stabbing near race course stables
STICKNEY, Ill. (AP) - Two men and a woman are being questioned after the fatal stabbing of a man near horse stables at a racetrack southwest of Chicago. Police on Thursday say the stabbing at the Hawthorne Race Course in Stickney came during a fight Wednesday evening between two men. ...
1 points by The Washington Times | Horse Stabbing Penetrating trauma Auto racing Stable Surnames Chicago Washington D.C.
Man stabbed to death at Hawthorne Race Course; cops have 3 in custody
Stickney police have three people in custody in connection with the stabbing death Wednesday evening of a 33-year-old man in the horse stable area at Hawthorne Race Course, authorities said. The police received a call about 6 p.m. Wednesday about an unresponsive person in the stable area, which...
68 points by Chicago Tribune | Cook County Illinois Horse Cicero Illinois Person Horse racing People Chicago Auto racing
Phil Georgeff brought 96,131 memories to Chicago horse racing
Georgeff is in the Guinness Book of World Records for calling 96,131 horse races. The reason the number is so high is he called Thoroughbred races in the daytime and the harness races at night for many, many years.
20 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Horse Horse racing Thoroughbred Arabian horse Equestrianism Thoroughbred horse race Meadowlands Racetrack American Quarter Horse
Kaley Cuoco admits to having nose and boob job
Plastic surgery gave her confidence.
14 points by Daily News | Horse The Big Bang Theory Equestrianism Kaley Cuoco Show jumping Horse show Dressage English-language films
Horse escapes from Morton Grove equestrian center, roams through Skokie
A horse escaped from a Morton Grove equestrian center Saturday evening and was later found roaming the streets of Skokie. "We had this brown horse running through our town," Skokie Police Officer Eric Swaback said. Swaback said police received a report of a horse on the loose at about 5:45 p.m....
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | Horse Transport Skokie Illinois Niles Illinois Road Department store Walking The Streets
Inmate-trained wild horses up for adoption in California
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Mustangs trained by inmates in California are being offered for adoption. The Sacramento Bee reports ( ) that there will be a meet and greet period before the auction of the Bureau Land and Management horses in Elk Grove on Saturday. The BLM California State Officer ...
5 points by The Washington Times | Sacramento California Horse United States Sacramento metropolitan area California Wild horse Sacramento County California Sacramento River
Victoria equine clinic helps horses buck illnesses
VICTORIA, Texas (AP) - Striker's breathing is still labored from an upper respiratory issue he's been trying to kick. The tall, white-freckled horse underwent breathing treatments, which required the use of a large blue face mask that fit over his velvety muzzle. In his youth, Striker competed in dressage. His ...
3 points by The Washington Times | Horse Veterinarian Eye Ear Equestrianism Veterinary medicine Tick Respiratory system
Polo club finds stronger footing in Sioux Falls
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) - Rebecca Barker grew up in Jamaica riding horses as part of a polo-playing family. She moved to Sioux Falls seven years ago from Cincinnati and brought her love of the sport with her, the Argus Leader ( ) reported. Barker, a stay-at-home mother of two, ...
1 points by The Washington Times | South Dakota Sioux Falls South Dakota Avera Health Horse Equestrianism Argus Leader Play Media in Sioux Falls South Dakota
BLM pulls plans to sterilize wild horses in Oregon
According to a Friday ruling from the Interior Board of Land Appeals, "BLM wants to rescind the decision at issue in this appeal because it no longer wishes to implement it."
162 points by The Denver Post | Horse Wild horse Bureau of Land Management Management Appeal Donkey Przewalski's Horse