Important Australian yearling auction will begin Jan. 12.
Grand opening held Feb. 11 at South Florida track.
Dan Adkins, a Michigan racetrack official who has for the last 18 months been working on a petition that would allow eight casinos in the state, is moving forward with the measure -- with or without the support of horsemen.
Fourteen 4-year-old fillies are entered in the $150,000 La Canada Stakes (gr. II) at Santa Anita Feb. 14, led by five-time grade I winner Stardom Bound.
Track needs to clean up after massive snowstorms in Central Pennsylvania.
First runner scheduled to compete in the seventh race Feb. 14 at Gulfstream Park.
Thorn Song, who was severely injured in his final start at Del Mar last summer and had "an almost zero chance" at survival after developing laminitis, has made a remarkable recovery thanks to breakthrough stem cell therapy.
A look back at last weekend's races and a profile of impressive Fair Grounds allowance winner Hotep.
Asks New York state inspector general's office to look into the bidding process.
New Mexico state representative Candy Spence Ezzell recognized Mine That Bird as "New Mexico Horse of the Year for 2009." The memorial passed the state's House of Representatives Feb. 11 unanimously by a vote of 70-0.
Gov. Steve Beshear is urging Kentucky lawmakers to take another look at legalizing video lottery terminals to avoid cuts in the state's next budget.
There will be two scoops of stakes action at Turfway Park Feb. 13, as the rescheduled Likely Exchange Stakes joins the Dust Commander Stakes on the 12-race card. Both carry $50,000 purses and will be run on Polytrack.
Can you imagine the publicity if the two great distaffers met the day after the Kentucky Derby? Read Blog
The "Road to the Roses" Kentucky Derby Fantasy Challenge, a free online contest that allows racing fans to manage a stable of contenders during the three-month buildup to the historic Kentucky Derby, is open for registration
Animal Planet will not renew the television series "Jockeys" for a third season, an executive producer for the program said Feb. 10.
Keeneland has cataloged 181 horses for its April 2-year-olds in training sale, to be held Monday, April 5.
Two major snowstorms in less than a week led Charles Town Races & Slots to cancel live racing through Feb. 14.
There are 134 2-year-olds in the auction, which is scheduled for March 22.
Herb Moelis, the president and founder of Thoroughbred Charities of America has announced his intention to retire as president effective June 30.
Susan Osborne's Desert Code, winner of the 2008 Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint, has been retired from racing for stallion duty.
Jason, Tom, and Tim Holland of brisnet/twinspires.com preview the Sam F. Davis Stakes (gr. III) on February 13 at Tampa Bay Downs. Watch Now
Munnings, who established himself as one of the nation's top 3-year-old sprinters a year ago, will make his first start as an older horse against a capable group in the $150,000 Gulfstream Park Sprint Championship (gr. II)
Rule looks to be the controlling pace in Saturday's Sam F. Davis Stakes (gr. III) at Tampa Bay Downs, and his speed figures tower over the competition.
Will offer clients' horses at the Fasig-Tipton Florida select sale.
A Kiss for Luck and Silver Valley, both stakes winners and stakes producers, have been euthanized at Christine Hansen's Montessori Farm near Lexington.
Osteoarthritis of the distal (lower) hock joints (bone spavin) is a common performance problem in sport horses. At the 2009 American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) convention, held Dec. 5-9 in Las Vegas, Nev., Chris Bell, DVM, discussed fusion of the tarsometarsal (TMT) joint by injection with ethyl alcohol.
Much of the assessment of the quality of your hay can be done the old-fashioned way: Break open a bale and scratch n' sniff! Good quality hay should be green rather than yellow or brown. (Keep in mind that some hays, particularly some varieties of clover, can cure to quite a dark color, and that this is not necessarily an indicator of mold growth.) It...
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