Jockey Greta Kuntzweiler resumed her riding career June 24 at Churchill Downs with three mounts on the nine-race card.
Prominent Thoroughbred owner Ahmed Zayat and Fifth Third Bank have reached a tentative agreement to settle their ongoing legal dispute.
Ellie-Boje Farm's homebred Rahy's Attorney, the King Edward Stakes (Can-IIT) winner from last year, is back to defend his title in the $300,000 turf event June 27 at Woodbine.
Fantasy Lane Stable has filed an appeal regarding the disqualification of Uptowncharlybrown.
The third Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit on June 28-29 at the Keeneland Sales Pavilion in Lexington will be available via a live video stream.
Citing a post-race test showing the presence of two non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, stewards at Oaklawn Park have stripped Win Willy of his $90,000 winning purse in this year's Razorback Handicap (gr. III).
Fasig-Tipton has cataloged 202 yearlings for its 90th annual select yearling sale at Saratoga Aug. 2 and 3.
Jockey Julien Leparoux, who returned to the saddle galloping horses at Churchill Downs June 23, will resume race riding next Thursday, July 1.
The select session of the Inglis Australian Weanling Sale in Sydney on June 24 posted a 44% increase in average, with Aust$4,840,500 traded during the opening select session.
Jason, Evan, and Tim Holland of twinspires.com preview the Iowa Derby (gr. III) at Prairie Meadows. Also, picks for the Mother Goose (gr. I). Watch Video
Monmouth Park officials announced June 24 that the $750,000 United Nations Stakes (gr. IT), to be run on Saturday, July 3, will be sponsored by Betfair/TVG. The race will be named the Betfair/TVG United Nations.
PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter
Pegasus Stakes winner Afleet Express exemplifies pedigree trends that are developing for young sire Afleet Alex, including the benefits of duplicating Nearctic and Mr. Prospector.
Trainer Carl O'Callaghan has confirmed that Kinsale King will remain in Britain for a probable tilt at the Darley July Cup (Eng-I) at Newmarket, the third British leg of the Global Sprint Challenge July 9.
The Breeders' Cup Challenge, a series of automatic qualifying races for the Breeders' Cup World Championships, will increase expansion with a record 65 races taking place in seven countries, it was announced June 24.
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