Irish-based Coolmore has a tentative agreement to purchase Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner Fusaichi Pegasus for stud duty, beginning in 2001.
Several high-profile racing bills suffered quick deaths as the New York legislature ended its 2000 session.
More than $600,000 that became available through pari-mutuel legislation will be used to fund 26 stakes for Florida-breds at Calder Race Course through the end of the year.
Twenty racetracks have signed on for this year's America's Day at the Races, to be held Labor Day, Sept. 4.
Organizers of the first major marketing effort to boost horse racing and encourage betting in Great Britain will spend £10 million over next three years in an attempt to increase racetrack attendance by about one million people, raise off-track betting handle, and increase sponsorships.
Yankee Victor continued to display his fondness for one-turn mile races Sunday.
Sam-Son Farm's Scatter the Gold, winless in four previous races, rallied for a 4 1/4-length victory in the $1-million Queen's Plate Sunday at Woodbine.
Unbeaten Hallowed Dreams extended her win streak to 15 races Sunday at Louisiana Downs.
Beautiful Pleasure dominated her five rivals Saturday at Belmont Park.
Colstar won her fourth consecutive race for trainer Paul Fout Saturday.
Inexplicable, making his first start in stakes company, rallied through the stretch under jockey Jose Santos to win the $200,000 New Hampshire Sweepstakes (gr. IIIT) by a nose.
Solvig saved ground before finding running room late to win Saturday's $150,000 Pucker Up Stakes (gr. IIIT) at a rainy Arlington International.
Gary Seidler's 3-year-old Cal-bred filly Queenie Belle pressed the early pace and pulled away to a two-length win in the $150,000 Princess Stakes (gr. II) Saturday at Hollywood Park.
Miesque's Son was represented by his first winner as a sire when Mr. Miesque came from off the pace to win a 5 1/2-furlong maiden race at Lone Star Park by 2 1/4 lengths.
The old adage "When you're hot, you're hot," is often overused, but in trainer Scott Lake's case, it fits perfectly.
Donnie Meche will miss a minimum of "two to three weeks" due to injury.
Beat Hollow rebounded from a third-place finish in the Vodafone (Epsom) Derby (Eng-I) earlier this month to win Sunday's Grand Prix de Paris (Fr-I) at Longchamp.
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Aaron and Marie Jones' Riboletta won her third straight graded stakes.
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