Fields are taking shape for the Nov. 29 Cigar Mile (gr. I) stakes program at Aqueduct Racetrack, featuring four graded events worth a combined $1.7 million.
The impact of an executive order on immigration issued by President Obama on the horse industry remains unclear, the American Horse Council said Nov. 21.
Jeannine Edwards, a sports broadcaster for ESPN and ABC, will host the Eclipse Awards presentations Jan. 17 at Gulfstream Park Racing & Casino in Hallandale Beach, Fla.
Totals for the four-day auction in Ireland represented a 52% spike compared with last year.
Florida stallion United States had his first reported winner the evening of Nov. 20 when 2-year-old Melvian Star graduated in the third race at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races.
Canterbury Park received approval from the Minnesota Racing Commission Nov. 20 to conduct a 70-day Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse race meet in 2015.
The publisher of the "Indian Charlie" newsletter has filed suit seeking to prevent Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission's executive director from indefinitely denying him access to the track.
Aysoob Stud Farm of Saudi Arabia has purchased Pomeroy and Flashy Bull to stand at Suliman ibn Zu'air Stud Farm in 2015.
Cassatt and Jojo Warrior, both graded stakes winners, and Shanon Nicole, victorious in two $200,000 stakes in a row, top the cast entered for the "Land of Enchantment Day" card Nov. 26 at Zia Park in Hobbs, N.M.
The Center for Equine Health at the University of California-Davis is seeking input from horse owners, trainers, riders, and veterinarians for an online survey on the management practices of all performance horse disciplines.
Following back-to-back cancellations because of a frozen racetrack, racing at Churchill Downs will resume Nov. 21 at 12:40 p.m. EST with its regularly scheduled 10-race program.
Woodbine Entertainment Group and the Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association have jointly announced Woodbine's 2015 Thoroughbred racing calendar.
Veteran riders James Graham, Mike Luzzi, Leslie Mawing, and Corey Nakatani, along with the recently retired Rosie Napravnik are the 2015 finalists for the Santa Anita George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award.
Rockridge Stud in Hudson, N.Y. has announced the stud fees for its 2015 roster of six stallions. Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) winner Trinniberg carries the highest fee at $7,500.
Topped by the sale of the massive triptych "Hercules" for $149,500, the second Sporting Art Auction at Keeneland Nov. 19 grossed $2.25 million.
Undefeated Uruguayan Triple Crown winner Sir Fever has been purchased privately by an undisclosed buyer and is expected to race in the United Arab Emirates, according to Nov. 17 reports.
Veteran trainer Wayne Catalano will attempt to build on his 2014 accomplishments when he sends multiple stakes winner I'm Already Sexy and two stablemates into an overflow field Nov. 22 at Churchill Downs.
Aikenite, a multiple grade II stakes winner, will stand at John and Leslie Malone's Bridlewood Farm in Ocala, Fla., for the 2015 breeding season.
Unable to thaw its main track following a blast of winter weather, Churchill Downs has announced that it will cancel live racing for a second straight day Nov. 20.
Milwaukee Brew, poised to capture his second title as Canada's champion sire, will remain at $7,500 (all stallion fees are Canadian dollars, stands and nurses). His eight 2014 stakes winners are the most in Canada since 2001.
Thoroughbred Charities of America will honor Graham and Anita Motion with the Allaire duPont Leadership Award and CANTER with the TCA Industry Service Award at the Select Stallion Season Auction Jan. 10 in Lexington.
Cape Blanco, the multiple grade I winner that stood at Coolmore's Ashford Stud in Kentucky this year, will relocate to Hokkaido, Japan, in 2015, the Japan Bloodhorse Breeders' Association announced recently.
Shared Belief, a candidate for year-end honors, returned to the track at Golden Gate Fields Nov. 18 for his workout since losing his unbeaten record in the Nov. 1 Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I).
Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots will kick off its 143rd season of Thoroughbred racing on Friday, November 21.
Rookie Sensation, a 4-year-old son of Unbridled's Song, has been retired from racing and will stand the 2015 breeding season at Frank Stronach's Adena Springs North in Aurora, Ontario, Canada.
Citing a winter weather blast that sent temperatures into the teens and sub-zero wind-chills has prompted Churchill Downs to cancel its 10-race live program for Nov. 19.
Strong Contender will stand at Kerry and Leigh Ann Hopper's R Star Stallions in Anderson, Ind., in 2015, the farm said Nov. 18.
Dr. J. David Richardson, professor of surgery and vice chairman, department of surgery, at the University of Louisville School of Medicine, has been named president-elect of the American College of Surgeons.
Dual classic winner California Chrome handily worked four furlongs in :47 4/5 Monday, Nov. 17 at Los Alamitos Race Course in preparation for the Nov. 29 Hollywood Derby (gr. IT) at Del Mar.
Arqana's Deauville autumn sale saw excellent returns on opening day Nov. 17 and was led by the purchase of unbeaten juvenile Silverwave for an auction record price.
Six-time leading California sire Unusual Heat will stand in 2015 for $20,000 at John C. Harris' Harris Farms near Coalinga, Calif.
The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation for the fifth consecutive year has received a $25,000 donation from the West Virginia Breeders Classics, held for the 28th time Oct. 18 at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town.
Concerned about what it calls "vague and unclear terms and definitions," in proposed changes, the American Horse Council (AHC) submitted comments opposing changes to the Clean Water Act.
Stallions Double Honor and Imperialism will relocate to stand the 2015 season at Esquirol Farms in Ryley, Alberta.
A record 314 horses were nominated to the 16th annual Claiming Crown, the $1 million Dec. 6 day of racing for the country's top claiming horses being hosted by Gulfstream Park for the third consecutive year.
The second annual Sporting Art Auction featuring sporting art, American paintings, and sculpture by artists from all over the world takes place Wednesday, Nov. 19, at 4 p.m. ET in the Keeneland sales pavilioniin Lexington.
Multiple graded stakes winner Fort Loudon will stand his first season at stud in 2015 at Bridlewood Farm in Ocala, Fla.
The stallion Forestry has been sold to a Brazilian consortium and will not stand at Taylor Made Stallions in Kentucky, Taylor Made stallion nominations manager Travis White confirmed Nov. 17.
Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) winner Red Rocks, a son of top international sire Galileo, will relocate to stand at Calumet Farm near Lexington for the 2015 breeding season.
The 12th running of the $1 million Delta Downs Jackpot (gr. III) at Delta Downs Racetrack Casino & Hotel will be broadcast live as "The Race of the Week" on Sirius XM Radio Saturday, Nov. 22.
Achiever's Legacy, dismissed at 9-1 as the longest shot in a four-horse field of 2-year-old fillies, rallied in the stretch to win the $100,000 Desi Arnaz Stakes at Del Mar Nov. 16 under apprentice jockey Drayden Van Dyke.
Jockey Manuel Franco won both $100,000 stakes for New York-bred 2-year-olds on Nov. 16 at Aqueduct aboard offspring of Posse.
Speechify may not eat like other horses, but he proved he can run with them, romping to victory in his stakes debut Nov. 16 at Gulfstream Park West in the $75,000 Kenny Noe Jr.
Churchill Downs and the city of Louisville celebrated the extraordinary career of jockey Rosie Napravnik Nov. 15 after she announced her retirement earlier this month.
The runner-up in last year's Queen Elizabeth II Cup (Jpn-I), Lachesis proved best in this year's edition Nov. 16 when winning by neck from Japanese Oaks (Jpn-I) victress Nuovo Record at Kyoto.
Zayat Stables' Zee Bros pulled a 29-1 upset in the $350,000 Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash Stakes Nov. 15 at Laurel Park after taking charge off the far turn and sprinting clear in the stretch.
Bill Pape's Divine Fortune set all the pace in the $100,000 Marion duPont Scott Colonial Cup (NSA-I) Nov. 15 and drew away to a dominating nine-length victory.
Pete Moreno, leading rider at Del Mar in 1960 and winner of the George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award the following year, died last Aug. 23 at the age of 87 as the result of a variety of ailments, it was learned Nov. 15.
Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) winner Bayern and Besilu Florida Derby (gr. I) victor Constitution headline 20 horses nominated to the $500,000 Clark Handicap Presented by Norton Healthcare (gr. I) at Churchill Downs.
Three-time grade 1 winner Sweet Return (GB), owned by the Red Oak Farm of John J. Brunetti, will stand the 2015 breeding season at Ocala Stud Farm.
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