Owner Anthony Speelman, a London art dealer, and bloodstock agent Shawn Dugan, wife of trainer Neil Drysdale, have enjoyed more than their share of success together.
McCann's Mojave, a 5-year-old whose first race beyond one mile resulted in a game triumph in last month's $250,000 California Cup Classic, will carry co-high weight of 118 pounds among ten entrants in Saturday's $100,000 Native Diver Handicap (gr. III) at Hollywood Park.
The venerable Evening Attire shoots for his ninth stakes win in Saturday's $100,000-added Queens County Handicap (gr. III) at Aqueduct.
Since common pool pari-mutuel wagering with Canada was introduced in the United States earlier this year, racetracks involved have seen significant gains in handle from Canada, according to Sean Pinsonneault, vice president of wagering operations for Woodbine Entertainment Group in Canada.
The finalists for the 2005 Sovereign Awards, Canada's racing honors, were announced today.
Gary Bush, who recently resigned as general manager at WinStar Farm, has been named manager of Craig Bandoroff's Denali Stud near Paris, Ky.
There will be no live racing or simulcasting at Aqueduct Dec. 9 in anticipation of a winter storm, according to a release from the New York Racing Association.
Dr. Scot Waterman,executive director of the Racing Medication Testing Consortium, was awarded the John K. Goodman Alumni Award from the University of Arizona Race Track Industry Program Thursday at The Symposium on Racing and Gaming being held this week near Tucson.
Grade II winner Read the Footnotes, who began his stallion career in 2005 at Becky Thomas' Sequel Stallions near Orange Lake, Fla., will stand the 2006 season at Lakland North near Hudson, N.Y.
Magistretti, a grade I winner and English champion for Michael Tabor, has been purchased to stand at stud in India.
Live racing skidded to a halt at two Midwestern tracks as a result of a winter storm that hit the area Thursday.
A diverse selection of British breeders, both large and small, are among the winners of the Thoroughbred Breeders' Association Awards released Thursday, Dec. 8.
Marciano, a three-time stakes winner, will stand at Jim and Sheila DiMare's Rising Hill Farm near Ocala, Fla.
Fastness and Flying Pidgeon, both millionaires and grade I winners, will stand in 2006 at Carlo DeThomasi's C & R Horse Farm near Milmay, N.J.
The immediate racing career of Australian champion filly Alinghi is in doubt after she suffered a tendon injury during a workout at Hollywood Park.
There are many scenarios for how the United States government will respond to the World Trade Organization's April ruling in which U.S. laws on remote gambling were considered in violation of WTO commitments based on a dispute between the U.S. and Antigua over cross-boarder betting.
The connections of United States-based runners seemed no less satisfied after the post-position draw for the Dec. 11 Cathay Pacific Hong Kong International Races at Sha Tin racecourse. In all, the four group I grass races, worth a total of HK$64 million, lured 49 horses from around the world.
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