Jim McIngvale's During, who was narrowly beaten by Atswhatimtalknbout in his last start, won a one-mile allowance race Wednesday at Santa Anita, and will now head to the Wood Memorial.
Repository won a pace battle with betting favorite Paga and held off the flying Brocky's Dream to earn a half-length victory Wednesday in the $80,400 Winter Solstice Stakes at Santa Anita. Earlier, Santa Catarina made a successful return in an allowance race as the heavy favorite.
Trainer Bob Baffert Wednesday said published reports saying he would replace jockey Victor Espinoza on Kentucky Derby (gr. I) contender Kafwain are incorrect.
Agent Vic Lipton reports that Joe Steiner has been released from Arcadia Methodist Hospital and is at his home in Duarte, recovering from injuries and subsequent surgery resulting from a spill at Santa Anita on Feb. 26.
Trainer Paco Gonzalez plans to send out longshot Buckland Manor in Sunday's San Felipe Stakes (gr. II) at Santa Anita.
Fillies take the spotlight at Gulfstream Park Friday when the $200,000 Bonnie Miss Stakes (gr. II) and the $100,000 Stonerside Forward Gal Stakes (gr. III) headline a 10-race card.
Business boomed at the Fair Grounds Sales Company's select sale of 2-year-olds in training Tuesday in Louisiana as the gross revenue increased by 57.6% from a year ago.
Turfway Park and Keeneland are among the top sponsors for this event promoting former racehorses in new jobs.
Nominations for Fasig-Tipton's Kentucky July select, Saratoga select, and New York-bred preferred yearling sales were "comparable" to last year's figures as of March 12, according to Fasig-Tipton executive Boyd Browning.
Midway Cat and Senor Swinger put in their final Florida Derby works Wedneday at Gulfstream Park. Empire Maker, who arrived there Tuesday, took a job around the track.
Hear what the trainers and jockeys of the Florida Derby horses had to say at the draw for the race.
Seven 3-year-olds are slated to contest Saturday's grade I, $1,000,000 Florida Derby, Gulfstream Park's stop on the Triple Crown Trail.
Champion Hollywood Wildcat foaled a colt March 9 by Coolmore Stud stallion Danehill
Peace Rules and Ocean Terrace are among the 141 horses nominated to the April 15 Blue Grass Stakes at Keeneland.
Michael Tabor's grade II winner Bella Bellucci has been retired from racing
Scott Dudley, who raised champion Silver Charm at his Florida farm, died March 12 after a lengthy battle with cancer
With new procedures in place guaranteeing the Coeur d'Alene Casino complies with California simulcasting laws and regulations, the California Horse Racing Board advised the state's racetracks Tuesday that Coeur d'Alene can rejoin the California simulcast wagering program.
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