Kinsman Stable's Ebony Breeze tops a field of seven entered in the $200,000 Endine Handicap (gr. III) for fillies and mares at Delaware Park Saturday.
Jozbin Santana, who fractured his left leg in a spill at Pimlico on Aug. 13, returned to the saddle for the first time Thursday and visited the winners' circle with his first mount.
While he's well known to those who follow speed figures, impressive Ghostzapper takes the national stage for the first time Saturday as the horse to beat in the $500,000 Woodward (gr. I) at Belmont Park.
Stellar Jayne, whose biggest win came in the Mother Goose Stakes (gr. I) at Belmont Park in June, returns to the track of her greatest triumph for Saturday's Gazelle Handicap (gr. I),
Unbridled Elaine, winner of the 2001 Breeders' Cup Distaff (gr. I), is scheduled to be offered for sale during Keeneland's November breeding stock auction.
by Brian P. Turner -- Veteran Brisnet handicapper reviews events of the recently-concluded meet at Del Mar and files one last report on horses who rose to the occasion during the past weeks.
Northern Symphony, a 19-year-old son of Northern Dancer, has been acquired by AAA Bloodstock
TV Games Network will offer exclusive live coverage of the Keeneland September yearling sale Sept. 13-15, with reports from the Keeneland sale pavilion beginning each day at 1 p.m. (EDT) and continuing until 7 p.m.
Laura Ries, president of Ries & Ries, an Atlanta-based marketing strategy firm, will be the keynote speaker at the National Thoroughbred Racing Association Annual Meeting and Marketing Summit Sept. 26-28 at The Mirage casino in Las Vegas.
Wild Spirit, a Horse of the Year in Chile and a U.S. grade I winner, has been retired from racing.
Bluewater Sales announced Sept. 8 that Brian O'Rourke will serve as farm manager immediately following the Keeneland September yearling sale that begins Sept. 13.
The Diamond A Racing Corporation of Gerald Ford, led by Pacific Classic (gr. I) winner Pleasantly Perfect, came away the big winner among owners at the close of the 2004 Del Mar meeting on Sept. 8.
The Washington Thoroughbred Breeders Association (WTBA) was trying to find new homes for 22 horses Wednesday that had been listed as sold during the organization's summer yearling sale the previous day.
California horseman Tom Stull raised a few eyebrows by proclaiming he would refund the 2003 and '04 stud fees for Old Topper if the stallion wasn't California's leading freshman sire by 2004 year-end progeny earnings.
Del Mar set a record for total handle during its meet that ended Sept. 8, while on-track business at the Southern California track held its own.
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