The buy-back rate for the April 5 juvenile auction drops while the gross and median price increase; average off 5.4%.
Churchill Downs' official list of Kentucky Derby contenders by graded stakes earnings as of April 5.
Son of Bernardini purchased by Jess Jackson's Stonestreet Stables.
Trainer John Ward buys him for John Oxley from Eddie Woods, agent.
Birdstone colt brings $310,000; Indian Charlie filly sells for $325,000.
West Virginia racing's "10-10-10 program," which offers purse supplements to in-state Thoroughbred owners, as well as breeders and stallion owners, will return under legislation signed into law April 2 by Gov. Joe Manchin.
Monmouth's stable gates opened April 5, officially kicking off training for their 2010 "Million Dollar Meet." Among the first to arrive are New Jersey stalwarts Kelly Breen, Gregg Sacco, and Joe Pierce.
Let's concentrate on the obvious: Sidney's Candy, Eskendereya were impressive; WinStar Farm could have as many as five starters.
Based on trial runs at Churchill Downs and Turfway Park last year, the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission is endorsing the adoption of an Electronic Foal Paper Initiative nationwide.
Last year's champion female sprinter to make 2010 debut in Keeneland's grade I Vinery Madison Stakes.
Wagering on United States races was down 10.35% for the first three months of 2010 when compared with the same period a year ago, but handle in March rebounded considerably from a month earlier.
Wood Memorial winner leapfrogs Lookin At Lucky to top spot; Zenyatta remains on top of National poll.
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Keeneland's April 7 grade II feature for 3-year-old fillies worth $150,000. Franny Freud, Diva Delite figure to draw most attention.
If the Kentucky General Assembly ends without passing legislation that would statutorily permit Instant Racing machines at Kentucky racetracks, the state racing commission would then consider its options.
A United States Bankuputcy Court judge in Maryland has tossed out a plan by Cloverleaf Enterprises Inc. to sell Rosecroft Raceway without having to make good on several claims.
NBC reported approximately 1.2-million households tuned in to its Apr. 3 coverage of the Wood Memorial and Santa Anita Derby (both gr. I).
Charles H. Payne will be responsible for managing all sales and marketing functions of the equine-health media group, including the monthly magazine and a wide array of digital products.
Prominent owner Ahmed Zayat has been cleared by the Kentucky Racing Commission after the regulatory body looked into his connection to two convicted gamblers and whether it violated terms of his ownership license.
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