All American, a group 1-winning millionaire by Red Ransom, will ship to North America in 2011 to stand at John Phillips' Darby Dan Farm near Lexington.
Evening Jewel, perfect in two starts on the turf, attempts to register her second grade I victory of the season when she faces a solid field in the $300,000 Del Mar Oaks on the grass Aug. 21 at the seaside track.
Four of the current top 10 freshman sires of 2010 already have juvenile stakes winners. Alan Porter takes an early look at what's working with pedigree crosses for this year's 'young guns.'
Free Fighter, unplaced in two starts since upsetting the Louisville Handicap (gr. IIIT) in May, is back to defend his title in the $100,000 Stars and Stripes Turf Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Arlington Park Aug. 21.
Jockey Rajiv Maragh was discharged from the hospital hours after being thrown from his mount, Pico Dinero, at Saratoga Aug. 18.
Keeneland has offered buyouts to some of its employees in the wake of a financial crunch brought about by a number of factors.
In a battle between the top two 3-year-old fillies in the nation, California invader Blind Luck will take on New York-based Devil May Care in the $500,000 TVG Betfair Alabama Stakes (gr. I) Aug. 21 at Saratoga.
After a solid showing on the Triple Crown trail, Paddy O'Prado has emerged as the top 3-year-old turf horse in the nation following a pair of graded stakes wins at Colonial Downs.
Local favorite No Hesitation, on a four-race winning streak for trainer Jim Meyaard, takes on nine rivals, including a pair of California invaders, in the $300,000 Canadian Derby (Can-III) at Northlands Park.
The National Thoroughbred Racing Association has announced it is offering horse racing memorabilia for sale on its new memorabilia and collectables page at NTRA.com and is having a 20% introductory discount.
Tuscan Evening's sad demise earlier this month has left the $750,000 Beverly D. devoid of any obvious favorite on Arlington Million day Aug. 21 at Arlington Park.
I Want Revenge, the colt who was scratched as the favorite following an injury on the morning of the 2009 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), tops a six-horse field entered in Philip H. Iselin Stakes (gr. III).
Onebadshark, a two-time stakes winner and track-record setter, will stand in 2011 at Rancho San Miguel near San Miguel, Calif.
Better Than Honour, the 2007 Kentucky Broodmare of the Year, produced "an incredible" Street Cry filly earlier this year and she is back in foal to Street Cry and carrying another filly.
Pure Clan, a multiple grade I winner and millionaire for breeder/owner Lewis Lakin, has been retired from racing and sold.
A reception in honor of equine artist Andre Pater and auction to benefit the Race for Education will be held Sept. 30 at the Lexington Country Club in Lexington.
Kjell Qvale purchases the bay yearling for $20,000 Aug. 17.
Though legislation to authorize electronic gaming continues to stall in Minnesota, Canterbury Park officials remain optimistic in the wake of a fairly stable second-quarter earnings report.
North Carolina horse owners are being urged to guard against equine piroplasmosis after 11 horses were confirmed with the infectious disease. The horses were found in four counties: Robeson, Sampson, Harnett, and Wake, and farms are now under quarantine. There currently are no movement restrictions on horses within North Carolina or between other states.
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