Jockey Joe Crispin had a huge day at Portland Meadows Nov. 17, winning seven races on the nine-race card to equal his own record for wins on one program.
San Fernando Stakes (gr. II) and Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf winner Nownownow sold for $130,000 to top the Nov. 17 session of the Keeneland breeding stock sale.
Florida shipper High Level Jeff attempts to remain unbeaten against another undefeated colt, Premier Pegasus, in the $100,000 Hollywood Prevue Stakes (gr. III) for 2-year-olds at Hollywood Park Nov. 20.
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With an excellent race record, a fine pedigree, and superb conformation, Bernardini looked as close to a sure thing as exists in the ranks of prospective stallions.
Grade I winner Warrior's Reward has been retired from racing for stallion duty at B. Wayne Hughes' Spendthrift Farm near Lexington.
Vinery Ltd. will be expanding its stallion operation in New York State in 2011. According to Vinery president Tom Ludt, Vinery will take over management of Empire Stud, which will become Vinery New York.
Nine juvenile fillies make their graded-stakes debuts in the $500,000 Delta Downs Princess (gr. III) Nov. 20, with undefeated All About Allie starting on the far outside.
Dynaformer, this year's leading turf sire by progeny earnings, will stand in 2011 for $150,000 at Robert N. Clay's Three Chimneys Farm near Midway, Ky.
Prince of Wales Stakes winner Golden Moka, who had his unbeaten streak snapped last time out, will try to rebound in the $100,000 Discovery Handicap (gr. III) Nov. 20 at Aqueduct.
Augustin Stable's homebred Fugitive Angel, runaway winner of the Valley View (gr. IIIT) at Keeneland in her most recent start, heads a field of 11 3-year-old fillies for the $175,000 Mrs. Revere (gr. IIT) Nov. 20.
Kiss the Kid, a multiple graded stakes winner from the female family of Horse of the Year Black Tie Affair, has been retired from racing and will stand stud in 2011 at Brent and Crystal Fernung's Journeyman Stud in Florida.
Lenny and Steve present the post-Breeders' Cup edition of And They're Off featuring Zenyatta, Blame, Life At Ten, a review of the television coverage and more. Watch Video
Graded stakes winner Blue Laser leads a competitive field of 10 in the $1 million Delta Downs Jackpot (gr. III) on Nov. 20. The lucrative purse assures the winner enough graded earnings for a berth in the 2011 Kentucky Derby.
Field Commission, back in the winner's circle three weeks ago after returning to Woodbine's Polytrack, is among a tough group of sprinters entered for the $150,000 Kennedy Road Stakes (Can-III) Nov. 20.
It is finally time to say goodbye. Mighty Mare Zenyatta has been retired; and this time it is official, as she departs for Lane's End Farm in Versailles, Ky. in early December. Read Blog
Read what buyers and consignors had to say about the market during the first week of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale in Lexington.
Charles Fipke's homebred Canadian champion and classic winner Not Bourbon will enter stud in 2011 at the Hunderup family's Norse Ridge Farm near King City, Ontario, Canada.
Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf winner Pluck may run in the Irish Two Thousand Guineas next year. Read More
Fasig-Tipton has cataloged 349 horses for its Midlantic December mixed sale and 125 horses for its Texas December mixed sale.
Due to the recent end of a five-year ban that prohibited the importation of horses from the U.S. to India, breeders and owners from the latter country have had a strong presence this year at the Keeneland November sale.
Organizations representing owners and breeders in New Jersey blasted the latest recommendations from a commission created by Republican Gov. Chris Christie, saying the plans would destroy racing and breeding in the state.
Long-time racing industry executive Todd Bowker has been named general manager of Premier Turf Club, which operates a wagering platform that hubs through Oregon.
When laminitis develops to the point that the hoof wall is restricting blood supply to the laminae and causing further inflammation, a hoof wall resection might be needed. Amy Rucker, DVM, of Midwest Equine in Columbia, Mo., spoke about when to do resections and methods that give veterinarians the best chance for success during the Sept. 17-18 Laminitis W...
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