As the investigation into "unusual circumstances" surrounding winning Breeders' Cup Ultra Pick Six wagers continued Oct. 30, there was some speculation as to whether those bets, and perhaps others made through unlicensed account-wagering providers, are legal in Maryland.
Hot Market is the morning line favorite in a field of 10 entered Wednesday for the $250,000 California Cup Classic, Oak Tree's marquee event on Cal Cup XIII Saturday at Santa Anita.
Trainer Frank Monteleone hopes that the Cinderella story for Rio Oro can continue Saturday in the $150,000 Donald Valpredo California Cup Sprint.
Radio pioneer Bill Garr, the first to host a racing show from the stable area, will be honored Friday at Santa Anita.
Tout Charmant, a Grade I stakes winner who hasn't run since last March 23, returns to the races in Sunday's Las Palmas Handicap (gr. IIT) after an unsuccessful trip to the breeding shed.
The current set of 2003 Kentucky Derby glasses on the market have factual errors, making them instant collectors' items.
Jockey Julie Krone will return to riding Friday at Santa Anita. Krone, a Hall of Fame jockey, has not ridden since April of 1999. The race is also the first race for her mount, Justly Royal.
Shane Sellers' first win since August of last year came aboard a half-sister to grade I winner Excellent Meeting.
Frankies Dream, who has finished third in two group III events, brought the top price of 200,000 guineas (approximately $326,970) Wednesday during the third session of Tattersalls' Autumn horses in training sale in England.
Thistledown is scheduled to finish construction on five new barns on Thursday.
If horse racing is to gain ground, racing interests and state lawmakers must find a way to integrate pari-mutuel wagering with electronic gaming devices, said Dr. Richard Thalheimer, professor of equine administration at the University of Louisville.
Racing will continue at Rockingham Park for at least two more years while the track works with a Massachusetts development company and the city of Salem on plans to develop the 170-acre property.
Cox Plate Winner Northerly will rest rather than contest next Tuesday's Melbourne Cup...Cup Jockey Damien Oliver mourns death of his brother, jockey Jason Oliver.
Millionaire Came Home has arrived at William S. Farish's Lane's End Farm near Versailles, Ky., and will begin his stallion career at $50,000 live foal.
Godolphin's grade II winner E Dubai, who set the pace for the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I), has been retired and will enter stud at Sheikh Mohammed's Darley at Jonabell near Lexington.
A tote malfunction on Tuesday prompted Churchill Downs to refund all wagers in a Pick 4 pool and provide payouts to patrons who held what would have been winning tickets.
The Barretts October mixed sale ended Tuesday in Southern California with big increases in gross revenue and average price. The number of horses sold and the median price also rose significantly.
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