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ShowBiz Bits

  Facebook film wins Box Office derby Despite a big publicity blitz by Disney the new film,”Secretariat,” got dusted by the geeks of  “The Social Network” at the Box Office this weekend. The final figures are out today and they show “The Social Network” leading the pack with $15.4 million — to hang onto the title of the number one film in the country for the second straight week. In second place, the new comedy/drama, “Life as we Know It,” earning $14.5 million. Katherine Heigl and Josh Duhamel play... Read More →

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Fantastic filly makes history at the Preakness

Photo: Jason Reed/Reuters A speedy filly named Rachel Alexandra thundered past a pack of males to win the Preakness yesterday in Baltimore, Maryland. Rachel was the favorite and she did not disappoint. She’s the first filly to cross the finish line first at the Preakness since 1924!  You go girl!  Photo: Tim Shaffer/Reuters Rachel got high praise from her jockey, Calvin Borel: “She’s the greatest horse I have ever been on (in) my life.” Two weeks ago, Borel rode Mine That Bird to victory in the Kentucky Derby. This... Read More →

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