Jockey Javier Castellano has begun serving a six-day suspension levied by the Kentucky stewards for careless riding during the Breeders' Cup Marathon.
Advanced Deposit Wagering regulations that would be among the stiffest in the country were tabled during the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission's meeting Dec. 13 after objections were raised by the president of Churchill Downs.
The chairman of the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission said Dec. 13 that any action stemming from the investigation into the Life At Ten case would be brought before the entire commission upon completion of a thorough review.
Vincent Timphony, who saddled Wild Again to an upset victory in the inaugural Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) at Hollywood Park in 1984, died Monday, Dec. 13, at Arcadia Methodist Hospital in California.
Canadian champion Too Late Now brought $50,000 to top the Fasig-Tipton Texas December mixed sale, which posted increases of 25.5% and 22.2% in its gross revenue and average price, respectively, from a year ago.
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Total wagering on live Thoroughbred races at Remington Park was up 48.3% to $54,179,243 this year, officials at the Oklahoma racetrack said Dec. 13.
Wickedly Perfect and Negligee, the two most recent winners of the Darley Alcibiades Stakes (gr. I) at Keeneland, are among the horses cataloged for the 2011 Keeneland January horses of all ages sale.
Discreetly Mine, one of the nation's top 3-year-old sprinters who led all the way in the King's Bishop Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga this year, will enter stud in 2011 at William S. Farish's Lane's End Farm near Versailles, Ky.
The Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. has cataloged 522 horses for its 2011 winter mixed sale. The number is up 5.2% from 2010's total of 496.
Riders4Helmets, the helmet awareness campaign founded by Jeri Bryant and equine health product SUCCEED Digestive Conditioning Program, will host a "by invitation only" Helmet Safety Symposium Jan. 8, at the White Horse Tavern in Wellington, Fla., from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The symposium is sponsored by Troxel Helmets, Charles Owen Helmets, Tipperary ...
Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) President HRH Princess Haya named Chairman of Geographical Group VII Sheikh Khalid Bin Abdulla Al Khalifa (BRN) and Chair of the Driving Committee Richard Nicoll (USA) as members of the FEI Executive Board on Dec. 13.
Pfizer Animal Health has pledged to match up to $25,000 to donate to the American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) Foundation's Equine Memorial Program in 2011. Pfizer Animal Health's matching challenge that urges practitioners to participate in the program was unveiled on Dec. 7 at the AAEP Foundation Celebration in Baltimore, Md., duri...
Despite the fact that opioid drugs, such as morphine and methadone, have been known to cause serious side effects in some horses, a researcher from Scotland maintains that they are a good choice for treating severe pain in horses.
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