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Past Triple Crown winners ready to welcome a new one

...longest and most grueling of the three races run at three different tracks over a five-week...deal with the shortened rotation of these races. We'll see if he can wrap his mind around...Downs in Kentucky in between Triple Crown races, which surprises Turner, who believes...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-27/past-triple-crown-winners-ready-welco
Not For Web
Today In Sports History for May 27

...fastest Indianapolis 500 by overpowering former winner Bobby Rahal over the final 33 laps, for his first Indy car victory in 76 races. His average speed of 185.984 mph breaks Rahal's record of 170.722 in 1986. Luyendyk becomes the first to finish the...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-05-27/today-sports-history-may-27
Sports
Today In Sports History for May 25

...first driver to win twice from the pole position.1987 - Herve Filion becomes the first harness racing driver to win 10,000 races. Filion reaches the milestone driving Commander Bond to victory in the third race at Yonkers Raceway.1991 - The Pittsburgh...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-05-25/today-sports-history-may-25
Sports
Welling leads Falcons to track titles

...against him. I am in the 800 and down races and he is 800 and up. It was my determination...this race that much but it is one of the races I am really strong in, so it might be...Nyquest swept the small school distance races, winning the 3200 in 11:54.04, the...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-05-24/welling-leads-falcons-track-titles
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Run like a child

...than ours does. ? Geoff Roes lives and runs trails in Juneau. He has run more than 40 mountain, ultra, and trail running races all over the world ? winning the majority of them. He is the founder and director of the Juneau based Alaska Mountain Ultrarunning...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-05-22/run-child
Sports
High sails and high seas

...1." The club does this particular race three times, and it has three course options ? depending on what the wind is doing at the end of the Gastineau Channel. The next three will be races 2 ? 4, respectively, in the SEAS Cup.

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-05-22/high-sails-and-high-seas
Sports
Duke professor defends racial comments

...comments, Hough wrote that Asians have been described as "yellow races" and faced discrimination in 1965 at least as bad as blacks...the Asians started with the prejudices against the 'yellow races' shown in the concentration camps for the Japanese."Hough...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-05-19/duke-professor-defends-racial-comment
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Today In Sports History for May 20

...hits his first career grand slam to beat the St. Louis Browns 6-4.1941 - Ten days after his Preakness victory, Whirlaway races against older horses for the first time and defeats four rivals in the Henry of Navarre Purse at Belmont Park in New York...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-05-20/today-sports-history-may-20
Sports
Family is sweaty business for Lauwers, Karlberg, Sims

...basketball games, soccer games, volleyball games, baseball games, football games, hockey games, track meets and cross-country races.They raised four children, all of them active in sports. Their children all married and produced a dozen more children...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-05-18/family-sweaty-business-lauwers-karlberg
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Moser, Roes race tide for wins

...parts. There is a really technical trail, there is a road and then there is the mudflats, and they are like totally different races within one race. That is kind of my favorite part."Scott Forbes, 38, finished second in the long course with a time of...

http://juneauempire.com/sports/2015-05-18/moser-roes-race-tide-wins
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