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  • CDI Reports Slight First Quarter Loss
  • Churchill Downs Inc. reported April 23 that the racetrack and gaming company's revenues increased $19.4 million to total a record $167.3 million during the first three months of 2014.
  • Bourbon Lane Launches Pasture at Old Friends
  • Bourbon Lane Stable, the national racing partnership based in Lexington, has established a retirement pasture for its horses at Old Friends, the country's premier Thoroughbred retirement care facility.
  • Taptowne Looks for Breakthrough in Texas Mile
  • Graded stakes-placed four times in the past year, Taptowne is eyeing a breakthrough win for trainer Tim Glyshaw in the $200,000 Texas Mile (gr. III) on the night of April 26 at Lone Star Park.
  • CHRB to Hear Report on Proposed Fairplex Move
  • The California Horse Racing Board will hear a report April 25 on the proposed transfer of the Los Angeles County Fair's 2014 race dates from Fairplex Park to Los Alamitos Race Course.
  • Cooler Temps Forecast for Derby Week
  • Although a lot can change over the next 11 days, the early forecast for Kentucky Derby Day, May 3, is calling for a high temperature of 63 degrees, with morning showers.
  • Saratoga 2014 to Offer Record Stakes Purses
  • The 2014 Saratoga Race Course meet will feature a record $17.45 million in stakes purses, topped by the $1.25 million Travers (gr. I) Aug. 23 and the $1.5 million Whitney (gr. I) Aug. 2.
  • Slow Five-Furlong Move for General a Rod
  • In preparations for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) on May 3, grade I-placed General a Rod completed a leisurely five-furlong breeze in 1:03 2/5 on April 23 at Churchill Downs.
  • Ria Antonia, Napravnik Aboard, Breezes
  • With jockey Rosie Napravnik aboard, Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) contender Ria Antonia breezed five-eighths of a mile in 1:00 3/5 at Churchill Downs April 23 as she continues to prep for the May 2 race.

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  • France: Clayeux cool on Rhialco despite easy success
  • RHIALCO (Emmanuel Clayeux/Jonathan Plouganou) survived a serious mistake at the Auteuil's fearsome Judge de Paix open ditch to run out a comfortable three and a half length winner over Polidam.
  • Hidden Cyclone to tackle 2m at Punchestown
  • WHILE Ryanair Chase winner Dynaste went up in trip for his next start at Aintree the runner-up Hidden Cyclone will drop back to two miles as he seeks an elusive first Grade 1 victory in the Champion Chase.
  • Walsh set to return with Un De Sceaux ride
  • RUBY WALSH, out of action since the Cheltenham Festival, is likely to return to race-riding on Saturday when he partners the unbeaten Un De Sceaux in a rematch with French ace Gemix at Auteuil.
  • Epsom: Moore magnificent as Our Channel lands Trial
  • IT MAY not have been a performance that screamed potential Derby horse but Our Channel was given a ride by Ryan Moore that would have more than merited winning the Classic as he stole the race from the front with a typically clever ride.
  • Hamilton asks trainers to support threatened race
  • HAMILTON PARK has issued a rallying cry William Wallace himself would have been proud of in calling on owners and trainers to support the £40,000 Braveheart Handicap, which is under threat of losing its Listed status.
  • Arc heroine Treve heads strong Ascot international entry
  • ASCOT'S quest to attract the biggest international names to the Royal meeting has again met with success with possibly the biggest international name of all, Arc heroine Treve, among horses from 11 nations entered for the seven Group 1 races.
  • Champion jockey Hughes excited by Sandown return
  • CHAMPION jockey Richard Hughes will be back in the saddle at Sandown on Friday after being passed fit to ride on Wednesday morning.
  • Hong Kong: De Kock picks Vercingetorix of his QEII Cup pair
  • VERCINGETORIX, blown away by the brilliant Just A Way in last month's Dubai Duty Free, is trainer Mike de Kock's pick of his two runners in the Group 1 Audemars Piguet QEII Cup at Sha Tin on Sunday.