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  • Hoppertunity nips Imperative by a San Antonio head-bob.Posted 3 hours ago
  • In her seasonal debut, Songbird is a dominant winner of the Las Virgenes at Santa Anita.Posted 5 hours ago
  • Lukes Alley kicks it in late to win the Grade 1 Gulfstream Park Turf Handicap.Posted 5 hours ago
  • Mor Spirit cruises late to win the Robert B. Lewis at Santa Anita.Posted 5 hours ago
  • Aussie-bred Power Alert gets there first in the GP Turf Sprint.Posted 6 hours ago
  • Tommy Macho runs away with the Fred Hooper at Gulfsrtream Park.Posted 8 hours ago
  • No catching Tammy the Torpedo in the turfy Suwannee River.Posted 8 hours ago
  • Lady Shipman (1-5) is an easy winner in the Lady's Turf Sprint at Gulfstream.Posted 8 hours ago
  • Cadet Roni relishes the slop in the Wishing Well at Santa Anita.Posted 6 days ago
  • Flora Dora gets to the wire first in the Big A's Busanda.Posted 6 days ago
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Spectacular Bid - January 5th

Spectacular Bid began his undefeated four year old season winning the Malibu Stakes by five lengths at Santa Anita. The gray colt finished his 1980 campaign a perfect nine-for-nine. ~1980
 
A bill permitting off-track betting was introduced in the New York State Assembly. Over the next several decades, a series of bills would be introduced in favor of OTB, which finally gained legal sanction in New York in 1970. ~1944

 

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