Juddmonte Farms is wrestling with a multi-million dollar decision regarding the next start for its brilliant homebred Flintshire -- the $3 million Breeders' Cup Longines Turf (gr. IT) or the $5.2 million Japan Cup (Jpn-I).
Lady Lara and Coffee Clique will be working Oct. 17 to find some semblance of their previously consistent form in the $200,000 Athenia Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Belmont Park.
Skychai Racing's Da Big Hoss will bypass the Oct. 15 Sycamore Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Keeneland and head to the Oct. 31 Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) instead.
Co-favorite Partisan Politics kicked home in mid-stretch to capture her first win of the year in the $200,000 Pebbles Stakes Oct. 12 at Belmont Park.
Breeders' Cup Longines Turf (gr. IT) challenger Big John B would the sixth Breeders' Cup starter bred by Florida-based BryLynn Farm.
Growth in export market wagering on the Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe card illustrates the importance of expanding wagering agreements worldwide, Louis Romanet said during his closing remarks at the IFHA annual conference.
Spendthrift Farm confirmed Oct. 5 it is moving Court Vision and Victor's Cry from Ontario back to its Central Kentucky farm for the 2016 breeding season.
Most challengers in the 14-horse field have faced and beaten each other throughout 2015.
An oversubscribed field for the $250,000 Dixiana Bourbon Stakes (gr. IIIT) Oct. 4 at Keeneland includes four juveniles that have finished in the money in a stakes.
The Pizza Man is riding a three-race winning streak into the $1 million Shadwell Turf Mile (gr. IT) Oct. 3 during Fall Stars weekend at Keeneland.
Stonestreet's homebred will lay up in Florida and is expected to return to training in December.
Big Blue Kitten and Shining Copper finished on the board in the Arlington Million.
A federally sanctioned medication program is racing's best hope for uniformity. read blog
Eric Mitchell recaps Day 3 of the 2015 Keeneland September Yearling Sale, including the top hips, and comments from Geoffrey Russell, Director of Sales at Keeneland. Watch Video
Mandy Pope prevailed in a protracted bidding battle that ended with a final price of $1.05 million for a daughter of Street Cry out of Tizso.
Marketing icon Ed Seigenfeld, former executive vice president of Triple Crown Productions, died Sept. 16 in Louisville, Ky., after a brief illness. He was 78.
Buy-backs also a sign of breeders' confidence read blog
Eric Mitchell recaps Session 2 of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale, including comments from Geoffrey Russell, Director of Sales at Keeneland, and Barbara Banke. Watch Video
Beholder will target the Oct. 31 Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) and a potential showdown with Triple Crown winner American Pharoah, Ned Toffey confirmed. Her connections have also decided not to offer her at auction this year.
The connections of I'm a Chatterbox are hoping for a change of luck in the $1 million Cotillion Stakes (gr. I) Sept. 19 after tough beats in her previous two starts.
She's Not Here is by Street Cry, sire of the 2010 Horse of the Year, and out of the champion's half sister.
Temporarily funding the Texas Racing Commission for three months just keeps the agency shrouded in uncertainty for another 90 days.
After a one-day shutdown, live racing and simulcasting resumes Sept. 2. The Texas Racing Commission has been granted operating funds for the next three months.
Dacita delivers grade I winner Tepin her second consecutive tough beat at Saratoga.
Juddmonte Farms' homebred world traveler Flintshire put his class on display Aug. 29 when dominating the Sword Dancer Stakes (gr. IT) at Saratoga, earning another chance at the Breeders' Cup Longines Turf (gr. IT).
After knocking on the door of grade I company last year, Unbridled Forever finally broke through when making her second start of the season Aug. 29 in the $500,000 Ballerina Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga.
ILHBPA executive director Lanny Brooks said all the allegations made against him in a lawsuit filed by 22 Southern Illinois horsemen are false.
The Arkansas Racing Commission, Oaklawn Park executives, and horsemen's groups see the pending federal legislation as a "hostile takeover."
Depth, confidence, and buzz energized the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga select yearling sale. read blog
The new makeup of the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association's American Graded Stakes Committee was announced Aug. 12 during the association's annual members meeting held in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
Ramiro Restrepo is opening doors for Fasig-Tipton with horsemen in the Caribbean and South America.
Eric Mitchell provides results from session 2 as well as combined results from the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale. Listen to an emotional Boyd Browning provide reflection on this year's sale and hear why the sale was so strong. watch video
Do horse racing's current medication control programs stand up? read blog
The new partnership, announced Aug. 9, should lead to innovative handicapping products.
Mark Taylor talks about the legacy of Unbridled's Song as his last yearlings are offered at auction. Watch Video
Marc Summers, vice president and general counsel for The Jockey Club, has prepared a side-by-side comparison of two federal bills that propose creating a national program for managing medication use in racehorses.
Blood-Horse introduces a new mobile platform for professionals. read blog
Jon Siegel won a regional Emmy Award as director in the short form video category for WinStar Farm's "Dedicated to the Dream."
State regulation perpetuates inconsistency. read blog
Taylor Made Farm closed a deal July 17 to purchase 30% interest in dual classic winner and 2014 Horse of the Year California Chrome with the intent of racing the champion next year, then stand him at stud in 2017.
Veteran Turf writer Steve Haskin resumes his "Hangin' With Haskin" blog and insight into major racing events on BloodHorse.com.
The implementation of California's new whip rule is a model for tackling other issues. read blog
When does a yearling consignor know how good his or her prospects are for upcoming sale? read blog
Balancing tradition with competition from modern sports facilities makes the Laurel vs. Pimlico decision tough. read blog
Steve Haskin has resigned as Blood-Horse's senior correspondent to pursue other opportunities. He has been with Blood-Horse since December 1998.
American Pharoah's Triple Crown rewards the hard work and dedication of all horsemen. watch video
Slumber caught the rest of the field napping in the $1 million Knob Creek Manhattan Stakes (gr. IT) at Belmont Park and kicked home to win in dramatic fashion by 2 3/4 lengths.
Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners' Curalina, making her first start in stakes company, prevailed in a very deep field for the $750,000 Acorn Stakes (gr. I) at Belmont Park June 6.
Robert LaPenta's March won a hard-fought battle by a slim nose in the $500,000 Woody Stephens Stakes (gr. II), the first of nine graded stakes on the Belmont Stakes (gr. I) day under card.
The second day of the inaugural Pan American Conference focused on medication policy and reform.
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