The 2011 Claiming Crown will be held Dec. 3 at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots in Louisiana, officials announced Dec. 20.
Santa Anita's new traditional dirt track received its initial baptism of record rainfall that is ongoing in the Los Angeles area and has weathered the storm well as opening day, Sunday, Dec. 26, draws near.
Pete Kules, co-founder of the Horse Racing Radio Network, died Dec. 19 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington, Ky. He was 76.
Hollywood Park finished its 30th fall season on Dec. 19 with a slight decline in ontrack attendance and a 4.2% drop in all source wagering.
- By Steve Haskin
The following essay by retired Quebec English teacher Abigail Anderson was written in response to my last blog on Zenyatta. Although it is quite long, it is so brilliantly written and researched it should be shared. Read Blog
The first graded stakes in the history of Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races highlights a 2011 stakes schedule worth more than $3 million at the West Virginia track.
Gitano Hernando, who finished sixth as the favorite in the 2010 Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) n the United Arab Emirates, has arrived in Dubai from England to be prepared for the 2011 renewal of the 1 1/4-mile race.
Republican Kentucky Sen. Damon Thayer has pre-filed a bill that would authorize an interstate racing and wagering compact with Kentucky as a member.
Churchill Downs Inc. has announced an annual dividend of 50 cents per share on CDI's common stock, payable Jan. 24, 2011, to stockholders of record on Dec. 31, 2010.
When a Quarter Horse colt born with a severely deformed right hind limb arrived at the University of Florida's (UF) Large Animal Hospital last May, equine veterinarians recognized that traditional methods used for straightening abnormal legs in foals would not work. But five months, three surgeries, and one small animal surgeon later, the foal is livi...
A Florida man will serve five years in prison for poaching two horses and butchering them for meat.
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