Twin Creeks Racing Stable's Mission Impazible, winner of Louisiana Derby (gr. II) and ninth in Kentucky Derby, to skip Preakness
Officials at the Maryland Jockey Club said May 10 that Edward P. Evans' homebred A Little Warm would not be entered in the May 15 Preakness Stakes (gr. I), opening the door for First Dude to be entered.
The defection of Churchill Downs Inc. from the National Thoroughbred Racing Association won't impact Churchill Downs' hosting of this year's Breeders' Cup World Championships.
As of Monday afternoon, it looks as though there is going to be a full field of 14 for the Preakness. Kentucky Derby winner Super Saver will have no easy task if he is going to take the second leg of the Triple Crown. Read Blog
Stakes winner Lord Ofthe Thunder sired his first winner when Bat Outta Heaven won May 9 at Pimlico.
The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association announced May 10 that it will hold a Thoroughbred Breeding Clinic May 21-May 23 in Lexington.
Stonestreet Stable and Harold McCormick's 2009 Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra posted her first workout since a loss in the La Troienne, with an easy half-mile breezeat Churchill Downs on May 10.
All three Triple Crown host racetracks are now fully accredited by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association Safety and Integrity Alliance.
Woodbine Entertainment Group has announced the hosts for its redesigned TV programming offerings in 2010.
Demonstrations and panel discussions on various aspects of racetrack maintenance will be presented during the ninth annual Track Superintendents' Field Day June 13-15 at Belmont Park.
Super Saver, winner of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), had his first workout since the May 1 classic when he breezed three furlongs in :36 3/5 at Churchill Downs on the morning of May 10.
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Trainer Bob Baffert said May 10 he would enter the colt in the second leg of the Triple Crown unless something unexpected happened.
Reprinted from the pages of The Blood-Horse magazine, the free report Super Saver: The Connections offers an in-depth look at the people who helped Super Saver capture the the roses. Get Report
Some horse slaughter opponents are using social networking sites to urge the defeat of Missouri legislation that would allow horse processing plant development in that state.
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