Richest program for OK-breds goes Oct. 22 at Remington Park; sophomore Pleasant Storm is morning-line favorite for $175,000 Classic
The gross revenue rose 75.3% while the average price grew 41.9%. The median price was up 25%.
The bay yearling brings 300,000 euros ($417,729 in U.S. funds) from the MAB Agency.
For the first time in several years, horsemen and management at Turfway Park are at odds over terms of a contract that would be in effect for the holiday meet that begins Dec. 2 and runs through Dec. 31.
The Turf Sprint is not the most glamorous BC race, but it may be one of the most competitive. Read Blog
Through the first eight days of its fall meet, Keeneland reported solid increases in ontrack attendance and pari-mutuel handle, and steady all-sources wagering.
An Ohio firm that held a judgment against the owners of Stonewall Farm has taken possession of the 260-acre property near Versailles, Ky. and placed it on the market for $10.75 million.
Evan Hammonds discusses the Canadian International Stakes, Joshua Tree, Queen Elizabeth II, and Quality Road. Presented by Taylor Made Stallions. Watch Video
Beyond the Blinkers meets Ron Turcotte, jockey of Secretariat, at the Kentucky Horse Park. Read Blog
Officials with the Equine Injury Database are seeking support from owners and trainers to start voluntarily reporting injuries to Thoroughbreds during training hours.
People want convenience, low prices, and a game that is easy to learn and play; exchange wagering fits that description. Read Blog
California trainer John Shirreffs looks back at 2009 and believes racing missed a huge opportunity to build up the sport and attract new fans. Read Blog
The Yushun Horse Club's Japan-based star Espoir City arrived at Churchill Downs Oct. 19 for a run in the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I)), settling in his stall in the quarantine barn early in the morning.
The Dubai Racing Club has announced a change in distance of the Al Quoz Sprint (UAE-II) from six furlongs (1,200 meters) to five furlongs (1,000 meters) on turf.
Leading 3yo Lookin At Lucky will face his elders for the 1st time in the BC Classic. More
Juddmonte Spinster (gr. I) winner Acoma will make her final career start in the $2 million Breeders' Cup Ladies Classic (gr. I), trainer David Carroll confirmed on Oct. 19.
The former U.S. Ambassador to Finland and philanthropist, buying in the name of Citywest, paid 195,000 euros ($272,491 in U.S. funds) for a Dylan Thomas colt, which is a member of his sire's first crop.
Stathi Katsidis, a top jockey in Australia, was found dead at his home Oct. 19 and authorities reportedly have ruled out suspicious circumstances or suicide.
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