On the heels of a record yearling sale, Inglis select broodmare sale sets a record for gross.
Multiple grade I winner Sweet Return has been established as the 5-2 morning line favorite among seven marathoners set to contest the 68th running of Santa Anita's historic San Juan Capistrano Invitational Handicap (gr. IIT), the $250,000 turf fixture at about 1 3/4 miles that concludes the track's 85-day race meeting on Sunday.
William L. Pape's hurdler Mixed Up caught Paradise's Boss with less than a sixteenth of a mile remaining and then held off fast-closing Good Night Shirt to win the $159,125 Royal Chase for the Sport of Kings (NSA-I) in a three-horse photo finish Friday at Keeneland.
Lone Star Park at Grand Prairie on Saturday will salute and recognize a foundation class of 14 inductees into the new Lone Star Park Hall of Fame in conjunction with a yearlong celebration of its 10th anniversary of live horse racing.
- By Tracy Gantz
The winner of Sunday's San Juan Capistrano Invitational Handicap (gr. IIT) at Santa Anita will receive an automatic invitation to compete in this year's Emirates Melbourne Cup (Aus-I), according to a strategic partnership announced Thursday by Santa Anita and the Victoria Racing Club.
- By Ryan Conley
Partners that own multiple grade II-winner Lawyer Ron are fighting over the career of the 4-year-old colt and are utilizing a Kentucky courthouse to wage their battles.
The Louisiana State Racing Commission on Friday approved Fair Grounds Race Course's application for an 81-day meet in 2007-08.
Jockey Gerard Melancon recorded the 3,000th victory of his career in the ninth race, a $31,000 entry level allowance race for Louisiana breds, Thursday evening at Evangeline Downs Racetrack and Casino.
- By Tom Precious
The New York Racing Association keeps bleeding funds, according to the racing group's latest disclosure to a federal bankruptcy judge overseeing its reorganization.
La Ville Rouge, the dam of Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner Barbaro, foaled a full brother to the late Classic-winning colt April 19.
A special dinner and art exhibition at Avalon restaurant in Louisville will pay homage to the legendary Secretariat May 1 at 7 p.m.
Liquidity and Cobalt Blue, two Doug O'Neill horses that are being pointed toward the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), breezed Friday over the Polytrack surface at Keeneland.
A filly by Precise End, consigned by M & H Training & Sales, agent, worked an eighth in :10 1/5 Thursday in Central Florida to post the fastest time at the distance during the second session of the under tack show for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's spring sale of 2-year-olds in training.
- By Tom LaMarra
A decision by the AmericaTAB account wagering consortium to join TrackNet Media Group is a sign of support for efforts by Churchill Downs Inc. and Magna Entertainment Corp. to end exclusive contracts, an official said.
Owners whose horses have repeated medication violations would be subject to tough new penalties under changes given initial approval by the California Horse Racing Board April 19.
Over the objections of the Thoroughbred Owners of California, the board unanimously approved monetary fines for owners as an added incentive to monitor their stables and tr...
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