NYRA's Martin Panza said tracks need to focus on reducing race days or carded races in order to maintain quality for fans and bettors. He said the U.S. needs to build race days with national and international appeal.
Racing Medication and Testing Consortium executive director Dionne Benson discussed the implications of a British steroid ban on U.S. horses Aug. 6 during TOBA's annual members meeting.
Eric Mitchell recaps the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale, including the major numbers of the sale, and highlights some of the top hips. Watch Video
Eliminating race-day Salix is gaining momentum. read blog
John Stuart of Bluegrass Thoroughbred Services on his expectations for this year's Fasig-Tipton Saratoga yearling sale. watch video
Mark Taylor of Taylor Made Sales and Fasig-Tipton President Boyd Browning comment on the importance of the Saratoga Sale this year. watch video
Bertha Cochran Wright was the widow of Warren Wright Jr., whose father started Calumet Farm. She was an avid horsewoman and provided active support of many local charities.
Owner Kaleem Shah believes in giving horses time to succeed. read blog
Racing can't drop the ball on safety. read blog
Racing needs to break down the breakdowns. read blog
Yearling sales should benefit from purse growth and stability in major racing markets. read blog
Kaleem Shah's son of Orientate went from allowance winner to grade I winner June 28, taking the Triple Bend Stakes at Santa Anita Park over Cyclometer.
Grade I winner looking for the winner's circle after poor showing last time out.
The Jockey Club should push for more in-depth furosemide research. read blog
The Triple Crown is supposed to be hard; reform could ruin it read blog
Moyglare Stud's homebred wins his third graded stakes on the turf June 8 in New Jersey.
Cross Sabres Farm's son of Medaglia d'Oro has not been out of the money so far this year in five starts.
There will be no shortage of farms willing to take a chance on the modestly bred colt if he wins the Triple Crown.
The Korean Racing Authority paid for emergency brain surgery required for exercise rider Eric Jeyu. The rider is expected to fully recover.
Art Grace covered racing for The Blood-Horse for more than 30 years. read blog
California Chrome team puts sport in its best light. read blog
Recovering jockey Jose Espinoza has been empowered by his younger brother's victory in the Kentucky Derby with California Chrome.
Son of Galileo gets gutsy win by a neck over Storming Inti. Connections for the Glen Hill Farm colt believe he will just keep getting better.
Eric Mitchell recaps the 2014 Kentucky Oaks won by Untapable. Watch Video
Having watched his firstborn son survive multiple surgeries to correct a heart defect has given Joe Rocco Jr. a different perspective heading into his first Kentucky Derby. He's relaxed and having fun.
Martin Racing Stable's Marchman strung together his second straight graded stakes win in three weeks with a decisive victory May 2 in the $167,550 Twin Spires Turf Sprint (gr. IIIT) at Churchill Downs.
California-based jockey will use his experience in five previous Derbys to help California Chrome wear the roses.
Travel packages that take care of all arrangements for one price have doubled in the past six years.
The graded stakes-winning son of Speightstown has won one of two stakes starts so far this year.
Spendthrift's Medal Count is Derby-ready read blog
Trainer Dale Romans talks about why Medal Count is the best horse he's brought to the Kentucky Derby. watch video
Trainer Ken McPeek said the daughter of Broken Vow is fit and he expects her to be among the top three finishers in the Kentucky Oaks.
Trainer Dale Romans expresses confidence in the son of Dynaformer who worked a smooth five furlongs in 1:00 1/5 April 26 at Churchill Downs. He galloped out six furlongs in 1:13.
Dr. Christopher Riggs, head of veterinary clinic services for The Hong Kong Jockey Club, provides insight into how medication is dispensed and monitored at the HKJC racetracks.
Controversial on-track pharmacies being promoted by Stronach read blog
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
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