Gross rises 14% while average price increases 11.1% in Ireland.
Life Is Sweet makes her first appearance since her rousing victory in the Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic (gr. I) when she faces eight rivals in the $250,000 Santa Maria Handicap (gr. II)at Santa Anita Feb. 13.
Three important stakes that were canceled because of weather-related problems at Santa Anita Feb. 6 will return as promised a week later with the fields mostly intact.
Longtime turf writer Larry Bortstein will be remembered at the Frontrunner Restaurant at Santa Anita.
Head of state lottery not certain AEG can meet conditions imposed by New York state.
Barbara Fritchie (gr. II) and John B. Campbell Handicaps moved to Feb. 15.
Jess Jackson said Rachel Alexandra won't run against undefeated champion Zenyatta in the Apple Blossom (gr. I), but he proposed a three-race series in which the two talented female runners would meet.
A solid group of 3-year-olds, led by Delta Jackpot (gr. III) winner Rule, is set to clash at Tampa Bay Downs in the $200,000 Sam F. Davis Stakes (gr. III) Feb. 13.
ReRun, the non-profit thoroughbred adoption program, announced Feb. 10 that Jane Gilbert has been elected as its new president.
This week's slideshow includes photos of Quality Road, Court Vision, Richard's Kid, Tottie, Bim Bam and Square Eddie. View Slideshow
The Massachusetts superior court overturned a decision by the state's racing commission to suspend trainer Sherryl Meade's license based upon a post race urine containing cocaine.
Veteran agents Barry Berkelhammer and Bob Feld team to form new bloodstock business.
Grade II winner Cowtown Cat's first reported foal is a colt born Jan. 27.
Due to high winds and continued snowfall in the Mid-Atlantic region, Aqueduct, Hollywood Casino at Penn National Racecourse, and Charles Town Races & Slots have canceled their live racing cards for Thursday, Feb. 11.
MAHUBAH'S CORNER, by Avalyn Hunter
Stephen Got Even's rising star Peppi Knows scores his first 2-turn stakes victory in the Whirlaway Stakes. Is it a sign of Triple Crown potential?
Mike Recio will help direct bloodstock services and client relations for the Paris, Ky.-based Hidden Brook Farm, it was announced Feb. 10.
Lookin At Lucky is the favored individual horse, but the mutuel field is the favored wagering interest in the opening pool of the 2010 Kentucky Derby Future Wager that began its three-day run on Feb. 12
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