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Cohen: Harness Racing Is Trying To Ignore Biggest Scandal (Yet) Of The Year

“If you see something, say something,” unless it’s embarrassing and maybe criminal.  The biggest story in horse racing last week was the federal conviction of Dr. Seth Fishman after a horse-doping trial that ought to strike fear in the hearts of the racing communities across the world. Seemingly caught red-handed, with his lawyer lamely trying […]

Messier Draws Off By 15 Lengths in Robert B. Lewis Stakes

In an absolutely sensational performance, Messier served notice to the racing world that he will be a major player in any Derby, anywhere in 2022.  Racing with blinkers off following a disappointing second-place finish in his most recent start, the Ontario, Canadian-bred colt by Empire Maker demolished four rivals in taking Sunday’s Grade 3, $200,000 […]

‘As Good As He’s Ever Looked’: Flightline Breezes Half-Mile For March 5 San Carlos

Undefeated and unchallenged Flightline, a horse on everybody’s radar, continued to prepare for his 4-year-old debut in Santa Anita’s Grade 2 San Carlos Stakes March 5, working a half-mile at the Arcadia, Calif., track on Sunday in :47.80 under Juan Leyva. Former jockey Leyva is assistant trainer to John Sadler, who conditions the undefeated son […]

White Abarrio Pulls Off 6-1 Upset In Holy Bull

C2 Racing Stable and La Milagrosa Stable’s White Abarrio took advantage of a favorable pace scenario to win Saturday’s Grade 3 Holy Bull Stakes by about five lengths, upsetting the nine-strong field as the fifth choice at odds of 6-1. Unraced since his third-place finish in the G2 Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes on Nov. 27, […]

Early Voting Never Challenged In Aqueduct’s Withers

Seth Klarman’s Early Voting delivered as the 6-5 post-time favorite in Saturday’s Grade 3 Withers Stakes, leading the field from gate-to-wire to hit the Aqueduct finish line 4 1/2 lengths clear of his nearest rival. In just his second career start, the 3-year-old son of Gun Runner earned 10 points on the Road to the […]

A Look At Seth Fishman’s Client Lists

The Paulick Report, along with other industry publications, has acquired copies of two documents presented during the recently-concluded trial of former veterinarian Dr. Seth Fishman which prosecutors say contain lists of clients from Fishman’s Equestology business. Fishman was convicted this week of two counts of conspiring to violate adulteration and misbranding laws and the manufacture […]

Hot Rod Charlie Makes Flying Start To Dubai Campaign

In bringing their star colt to Dubai in mid-January, to prep over the track for the $12million Emirates Airline Dubai World Cup, the team behind Hot Rod Charlie was following a tried and tested route. Curlin, successful in 2008, and California Chrome in 2016, both arrived from the US and took in local preps before […]

Total Wagering Dips Slightly In January; Purses Show Renewed Strength To Begin 2022

Equibase, North American racing’s official database, released Friday its January statistics for the industry’s economic indicators, including field size, wagering, and other data, along with 2019 and 2020 comparables. The 2019 data is included as a pre-COVID-19 comparison. Equibase is continuing to provide monthly reporting of its Economic Indicators Advisories as a service to the […]

Meadowlands’ Gural Defends Owner Who Admitted To Purchasing PEDs During Fishman Trial

Jeff Gural, owner of the Meadowlands Racetrack, has announced that he will allow owner Adrienne Hall to continue racing horses at his New Jersey oval despite her testimony during the federal doping trial which revealed that she purchased performance-enhancing drugs from Dr. Seth Fishman, reports NJ Online Gambling. Fishman was found guilty this week on two […]