Peggy Goetsch, executive director for the Racing Industry Charitable Foundation, has been serving Illinois' backstretch community for 32 years.
The California Horse Racing Board will consider approving a license for the not-for-profit organization April 25.
Florida and Arkansas illustrate the challenges in obtaining uniformity. read blog
Racing really is running out of time to police itself. read blog
Industry should address PETA allegations with tighter controls on meds, banning abusers, and promoting true horsemen. read blog
Rise in average purse surely helping the juvenile market. read blog
Historic Big 'Cap was racing at its best. read blog
Racing against Gulfstream not a big issue provided slots keep spinning. read blog
Instant Racing may have been the way to go all along. read blog
A chance meeting with a forgotten champion leads Jeanne Mirabito to create a haven for pensioners.
Instant Racing may not be ideal, but it may be all Kentucky gets.
Racing's tote system is hampering growth read blog
Managing crisis to crisis will not save racing here. read blog
Racing needs an official repository for all record times. read blog
If you were on the fence about owning a Thoroughbred racehorse and watched this year's Eclipse Awards ceremony at Gulfstream Park, it's likely you began researching trainers the following morning. read blog
Wise Dan, the 2013 Horse of the Year, became the first horse to win three championships in consecutive years.
The Jockey Club's initiatives could be most important as catalysts for change. read blog
Albert Coppola Sr. won the 1982 Travers Stakes (gr. I) and two jewels of the Canadian Triple Crown with Runaway Groom.
Since 1984 only six 2-year-old males have become champions without winning the Breeders' Cup Juvenile; the 2013 championship may add another read blog
More than $818,000 was raised Jan. 4 during the live auction portion of the 24th Annual Select Stallion Season Auction benefiting Thoroughbred Charities of America.
We honor Kent Hollingsworth's induction into the National Museum of Racing's Joe Hirsch Media Roll of Honor by highlighting a selection of his more salient observations. read blog
Dick Barton expands his racing/breeding outfit with skilled people, business savvy, and luck. Download Now
2014 will be a year of experimentation at NYRA. read blog
Racetracks are finding ways to improve the on-track experience for younger fans through social gaming.
Combining data with superintendents' experience key to developing new protocols for racetrack maintenance.
Handicapping tournaments are an important growth area for horse racing, say racetrack officials and horse players. One professional handicapper urges the industry not to stop here but to push forward with exchange wagering.
Finding ways to help Thoroughbred racing fans and horseplayers navigate the vast amount of data the sport generates was the focus of a five-member panel discussion at the Arizona Global Symposium on Racing & Gaming.
Evaluation of listed stakes is in full swing for 2014. read blog
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The redesign of BloodHorse.com offers a more user-friendly navigation and now allows commenting on articles.
Several dams get first winners on 'Stars of Tomorrow' card. read blog
New evaluations will shake up black-type status. read blog
Complaint dismissed "with prejudice," meaning the allegations can't be pursued again. Settlement also includes the addition of three new independently appointed members to the TRF board.
Weanling market shows greater overall strength than in 2012. read blog
Technology letting consignors better pick their spots. read blog
Midway, Ky., farm will add a second synthetic track and seven barns for training, broodmares, and yearlings.
Grade I winner In Lingerie, in foal to European champion Frankel, is being sold by Bluewster Sales at the Fasig-Tipton November sale Nov. 4. watch video
Moonlit Beauty did in the Nov. 2 Maple Leaf Stakes (Can-III) what the 7-year-old daughter of Perigee Moon does best--win races gate to wire
Three graded stakes-placed fillies will be looking to claim the title of graded stakes winner Nov. 3 in the $250,000 Tempted Stakes (gr. III) at Aqueduct Racetrack.
North America's currently leading juvenile sire collapses after covering a mare.
A solid two-turn win over Woodbine Race Course's all-weather main track helped make John Oxley's Sky High Lady the slight favorite in the Nov. 2 grade III Maple Leaf Stakes.
More owners and trainers are finding Salix-free success. read blog
Brethren and Winslow Homer are new to the Central Florida farm's 13-stallion roster.
Tight race for 3-year-old champion male read blog
The creation of Don Alberto Kentucky is an extension of an ongoing plan to expand and upgrade the Thoroughbred holdings of the Solari-Heller family in Chile.
Haras Don Alberto, which has been active shuttling North American stallions, bought Tom Simon's 440-acre Vinery in Central Kentucky.
Reliving the brilliance of champion Gilded Time in the 1992 Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I).
The most expensive Breeders' Cup World Championship winners as determined by their auction prices were sold as yearlings.
Split with Standardbreds keeps uniformity elusive. read blog
The strong Keeneland September sale could delay action in Kentucky on gaming efforts, though there are plenty of reasons to act. read blog
Value in young, unproven sires rebounding with market. read blog
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