Tragic news. Charlie LoPresti’s beautiful gray 6-year-old Turallure, a Grade 1 winner of almost $1.4 million, was euthanized  after breaking his right hind pastern while galloping at Keeneland. Here’s a photo of Turallure getting some love from Julien Leparoux after the pair won the 2011 Bernard Baruch at Saratoga.  High-res

Tragic news. Charlie LoPresti’s beautiful gray 6-year-old Turallure, a Grade 1 winner of almost $1.4 million, was euthanized  after breaking his right hind pastern while galloping at Keeneland. Here’s a photo of Turallure getting some love from Julien Leparoux after the pair won the 2011 Bernard Baruch at Saratoga. 

afleetalexandra:

Rest in Peace Take Control

6-year-old son of AP Indy and Azeri was euthanized this morning after severely injuring his right foreleg during a workout at Santa Anita

racinglegends:

June 27, 2013:
Hall of Famer John Velazquez, won his 694th victory at Saratoga Race Course today, breaking Jerry Bailey’s record as the former winningest jockey at the track.
The win came aboard Todd Pletcher-trained Unitarian, who got his first career win out of seven career starts.
Congratulations my favorite jockey, you really deserved it. I can’t describe how happy I’m, I almost cried when i read it. :’)
The win: http://www.hrtv.com/videos/velazquez-breaks-baileys-record-for-most-wins-at-saratoga/?VideoCategoryId=0
After the win: http://www.hrtv.com/videos/velazquez-reacts-to-breaking-baileys-saratoga-record/?VideoCategoryId=0
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racinglegends:

June 27, 2013:

Hall of Famer John Velazquez, won his 694th victory at Saratoga Race Course today, breaking Jerry Bailey’s record as the former winningest jockey at the track.

The win came aboard Todd Pletcher-trained Unitarian, who got his first career win out of seven career starts.

Congratulations my favorite jockey, you really deserved it. I can’t describe how happy I’m, I almost cried when i read it. :’)

The win: http://www.hrtv.com/videos/velazquez-breaks-baileys-record-for-most-wins-at-saratoga/?VideoCategoryId=0

After the win: http://www.hrtv.com/videos/velazquez-reacts-to-breaking-baileys-saratoga-record/?VideoCategoryId=0

lehomestretch:

"And it’s going to be, Palace Malice in the Jim Dandy!" 
Seen here, Palace Malice winning the Jim Dandy. He’s the first colt to win the Belmont and the Jim Dandy sine 1982, he also ran the second fastest time in history!

lehomestretch:

"And it’s going to be, Palace Malice in the Jim Dandy!"

Seen here, Palace Malice winning the Jim Dandy. He’s the first colt to win the Belmont and the Jim Dandy sine 1982, he also ran the second fastest time in history!

(via horseracingfever)