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  1. Trainer pleased with Goldikova's rail draw in Mile

    Marcus Hersh

    A marathon Breeders' Cup post position draw produced precious little liveliness Monday afternoon at Churchill Downs, but a short, excited cry came from a table of Frenchmen when Goldikova was assigned post 1 for the BC Mile.

    Story | Conversation | October 31, 2011
  2. Reliable Man wins Prix Niel

    Marcus Hersh

    In the Prix Niel, Reliable Man returned to the form that won the Prix du Jockey Club (French Derby) in June, avenging a distant third-place finish to Meandre in the Grand Prix de Paris on July 14 by beating Meandre by two lengths in the Niel.

    Story | Conversation | September 13, 2011
  3. Arlington Million: Cape Blanco slight favorite over Gio Ponti

    Marcus Hersh

    A field of 10, headed by Cape Blanco and Gio Ponti, was entered Tuesday for Saturday's 29th running of the Arlington Million.

    Story | Conversation | August 09, 2011
  4. Sheema Classic: Rewilding gives Godolphin third win of night

    Marcus Hersh

    Rewilding, third in the 2010 English Derby, won the biggest race of his career in Saturday's $5 million Sheema Classic at Meydan Racecourse in Dubai, giving jockey Frankie Dettori his second winner of the Dubai World Cup undercard.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2011
  5. Mucho Macho Man best in Risen Star

    Marcus Hersh

    Mucho Macho Man and jockey Rajiv Maragh were prominent from the start Saturday before turning back all comers to win the Grade 2, $300,000 Risen Star Stakes at Fair Grounds in New Orleans.

    Story | Conversation | February 19, 2011
  6. Albarado breaks heel in pre-race spill

    Marcus Hersh

    Jockey Robby Albarado broke his right heel in a pre-race mishap on Sunday at Fair Grounds.

    Story | Conversation | January 02, 2011
  7. Midday goes for repeat in Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf

    Marcus Hersh

    Midday will be strongly favored to succeed where Ouija Board failed by winning the Filly and Mare Turf for the second year in a row.

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2010
  8. Goldikova stuck outside once again

    Marcus Hersh

    She won the 2009 Breeders' Cup Mile from post 10, and Goldikova will be asked to overcome another wide draw, post 10, in the $2 million Breeders' Cup Mile on Saturday at Churchill Downs.

    Story | Conversation | November 02, 2010
  9. Workforce still a question mark for Breeders' Cup Turf

    Marcus Hersh

    Workforce drew post 6 and was installed as the 7-5 morning-line favorite for the $3 million Breeders' Cup Turf. The question for coming days is whether Workforce will actually contest the race or scratch and go home.

    Story | Conversation | November 02, 2010
  10. Could this jacket make racing safer for jockeys?

    Marcus Hersh

    Air jackets appear to have been developed during the 1990s in Japan, and a Japanese company called Hit Air retains prominence in the marketplace.

    Story | Conversation | October 14, 2010
  11. Theriot gets win No. 2,000

    Marcus Hersh

    Jockey Jamie Theriot won his 2,000th career race early Saturday evening, piloting Alaina's Aurora to a front-running victory in the 13th race at Fair Grounds.

    Story | Conversation | January 23, 2010
  12. Washington Park Handicap, Arlington Park, Gran Estreno, E.T. Bair...

    Marcus Hersh

    In the same way you know Calvin Borel is coming up the fence if he can, you just know that jockey E.T. Baird is going to the lead if at all reasonable.

    Story | Conversation | September 05, 2009
  13. Rene Douglas out of intensive care unit

    Marcus Hersh

    Injured jockey Rene Douglas has been moved out of the intensive care unit at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago, and Douglas's overall health has continued to improve since he was hurt May 23 in the Arlington Matron Stakes.

    Story | Conversation | June 09, 2009
  14. Rene Douglas weaned from ventilator machine

    Marcus Hersh

    Injured jockey Rene Douglas is breathing on his own after having been taken off a ventilator machine but still has not regained feeling in his legs after suffering an injury to his spinal cord in a one-horse spill May 23 at Arlington.

    Story | Conversation | June 02, 2009
  15. Arlington Park, Thanks Lord, Chris Emigh

    Marcus Hersh

    Jockey Chris Emigh won the 3,000th race of his career Saturday at Arlington, when he captured the fourth race, a $5,000 claimer, with a mare named Thanks Lord.

    Story | Conversation | May 30, 2009
  16. Jockey Theriot appeals suspension

    Marcus Hersh

    Fred Aime, the agent for jockey Jamie Theriot, confirmed Wednesday morning that he had filed an appeal with the Illinois Racing Board over the ruling issued Monday that suspended Theriot 30 days for his role in the spill in Saturday's Arlington Matron.

    Story | Conversation | May 27, 2009