Boosted by growth in its gaming and online segments and this year's Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks, Churchill Downs Inc. reported that net revenues rose 11% during the second quarter of 2010.
The Aug. 7 seven-furlong Test Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga will feature a deep, talented field of 3-year-old fillies featuring stakes winners and undefeated up-and-comers
Lenny and Steve discuss the 3yos, headed by Haskell winner Lookin At Lucky, Zenyatta's plans, the Whitney featuring Quality Road and Blame, and more. Watch Video
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Mill House's Trappe Shot, second to Lookin At Lucky in the IZOD Haskell Invitational (gr. I), will make his next start at Saratoga Race Course Aug. 28, trainer Kiaran McLaughlin said Aug. 4.
The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association announced Aug. 4 the re-election of Reynolds Bell Jr. as chairman of its Board of Trustees.
The Belmont Child Care Association is hosting the charitable event "Down Home Rodeo Party" to benefit the children of New York-based backstretch workers.
PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter
Alan Porter's focus this week is the interbreeding of close genetic relatives The Minstrel and Nijinsky II, as exemplified by recent stakes winners A Little Warm and Malibu Prayer.
We learned a few things from the Saratoga select yearling sale, but deep in our hearts, we probably already knew them anyway. Read Blog
- By Tom LaMarra
A desire for longer meets at racetracks is among the prominent themes derived from comments submitted to MI Developments vice president Dennis Mills as part of a contest at his RacingFuture.com website.
After nine months of closure due to flood damage and a resulting renovation, the Kentucky Derby Museum has experienced record level crowds.
Kentucky Department of Agriculture officials have concluded a recent case of Potomac Horse Fever that was diagnosed in a horse at Keeneland was not contracted or introduced to the horse while he was stabled on the grounds.
Trainer Bob Baffert said IZOD Haskell Invitational (gr. I) winner Lookin At Lucky will definitely miss the Aug. 28 Travers Stakes (gr. I) after the Smart Strike colt developed a fever Aug. 3.
The script didn't play out that well for Quality Road last year during his 3-year-old season, but in 2010 it's so far, so good, trainer Todd Pletcher said.
Eric Mitchell, Editorial Director of The Blood-Horse, recaps the final day of the 2010 Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Select Yearlings Sale. Presented by The New York Breeding & Racing Program. Watch Video
The gross fell 38.3% during the select yearling auction, which had enjoyed upswings in 2009.
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