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A look ahead at weekend racing plus Fourth of July results

Canada's signature race of the year, some defending Breeders' Cup champions and speed, speed, speed all are on tap in weekend racing.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer
UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

Turf stars shine in weekend horse racing

Some of the nation's top horses fuel a heavy schedule of turf races this weekend while Iowa runs its biggest races of the year.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

Breeders' Cup champs, Derby also-rans on weekend card

Breeders' Cup Classic champ Fort Larned and Ladies' Classic winner Royal Delta are both set to run on Saturday's Churchill Downs card.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer
Epsom Derby tops weekend racing action

Epsom Derby tops weekend racing action

The historic Epsom Derby and an ambitious new stakes program in Pennsylvania take center stage on the weekend racing schedule.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer
A look at weekend Thoroughbred racing

A look at weekend Thoroughbred racing

The Memorial Day weekend kicks off summer and, with no Triple Crown hopes to extend the spring, also kicks off a "second season" of racing.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer
Can Derby winner Orb take next step to Triple Crown glory?

Can Derby winner Orb take next step to Triple Crown glory?

The final pieces are in place for Kentucky Derby winner Orb to take the second step toward winning the Triple Crown.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

Derby winner Orb draws the rail for Preakness

BALTIMORE, May 15 (UPI) -- Kentucky Derby winner Orb drew post position No. 1 for Saturday's Preakness Stakes -- almost the opposite of what his trainer wanted.

Derby winner Orb feisty, ready for eight rivals in Preakness

BALTIMORE, May 14 (UPI) -- The field for Saturday's Preakness Stakes is stabilizing at nine runners with Kentucky Derby winner Orb the clear, and feisty, favorite.

Kentucky Derby winner Orb vs. 'new shooters' in Preakness

BALTIMORE, May 6 (UPI) -- The short but difficult march to the Triple Crown is under way for Kentucky Derby winner Orb, with fresh rivals waiting at the next stop.
Can Orb go on to win the Triple Crown?

Can Orb go on to win the Triple Crown?

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

Kentucky Derby, Oaks top weekend racing

The Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks capture worldwide attention this weekend while British and Japanese 3-year-olds also crank things up.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

No Baffert horse in Kentucky Derby for first time since 2008

LOUISVILLE, Ky., April 29 (UPI) -- For the first time since 2008, the Kentucky Derby field will go to the post Saturday without a horse saddled by trainer Bob Baffert.

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

Derby Trial on tap with top races in Hong Kong, Japan

The Derby Trial at Churchill Downs highlights a weekend of racing that also includes a pair of Top Group 1 events in Asia.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

Game On Dude, Ron the Greek, Richard's Kid and Black Caviar headline

Kentucky Derby preparations take a backseat this weekend to rich races in West Virginia and Illinois.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

UPI Thoroughbred Racing Roundup

Wrap-up of thoroughbred stakes action.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

Last call for Kentucky Derby hopefuls

It's just about last call for Kentucky Derby contenders this weekend with preps in Arkansas and Kentucky.
ROBERT KIECKHEFER, UPI Racing Writer

Bob Baffert scrambling for Derby starters

ARCADIA, Calif., April 8 (UPI) -- Flashback, runner-up to Goldencents in Saturday's Santa Anita Derby, has a bone chip and will miss the Kentucky Derby.
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