The winners of the Pilgrim and Miss Grillo stakes automatically have a starting berth in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf and Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf Fillies.
Cacique, a leading North American leading turf runner in 2006 for Khalid Abdullah's Juddmonte Farms, has been pensioned from stallion duty because of fertility problems.
Undefeated in four races in 2010, Bourbon Bay makes his first start in 5 1/2 months for trainer Neil Drysdale in Oak Tree's $250,000 Clement L. Hirsch Memorial Turf Championship (gr. IT) Oct. 3 at Hollywood Park.
Trainer Patrick Biancone, who was suspended after cobra venom and other substances were found in his barn at Keeneland three years ago, withdrew his application for a license to train in Kentucky Sept. 30.
Tom, Jason and James of TwinSpires.com explore the Jockey Club Gold Cup (gr. I) and the Joe Hirsch Turf Classic (gr. I) at Belmont. Watch Video
Tell a Kelly, a romping winner of the Darley Debutante (gr. I), will try two turns for the first time when she faces six juvenile filly opponents in Oak Tree's $250,000 Oak Leaf Stakes (gr. I) Oct. 3 at Hollywood Park.
He purchases a Dubawi colt that tops Part 2 of the auction in Ireland.
Grand Couturier, winner of the 2008 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic Invitational Stakes (gr. IT), has been retired from racing.
Pool Play and Palladio, the last two winners of the $150,000 Durham Cup (Can-III), are both back for another try in the 1 1/8-mile Polytrack race Oct. 3 at Woodbine.
Regal Ransom is the 2-1 favorite in the $250,000 Kelso Handicap (gr. II), which is scheduled for dirt for the first time. Le Grand Cru won the off-the-turf race in 2009.
We could be seeing the emergence of a superstar in Saturday's Goodwood Stakes.
While track officials and horsemen make their final decisions on the composition of Santa Anita's new dirt racing surface, crews are to begin removal of the existing Pro-Ride synthetic material Oct. 11.
With four consecutive stakes victories, J P's Gusto has dominated the Southern California juvenile stage. In Oak Tree's $250,000 Norfolk Stakes (gr. I) at Hollywood Park Oct. 2, he'll try two turns for the first time.
The license review committee of Kentucky Horse Racing Commission Sept. 30 unanimously granted jockey Pat Valenzuela a license to ride in the state.
Breeders' Cup Challenge races will be broadcast during five programs scheduled from Oct. 2-16, Breeders' Cup said Sept. 30.
Jason Shandler talks to Hal Wiggins about Rachel Alexandra's retirement. Read Blog
English group I winner Serious Attitude will be offered as a racing or broodmare prospect during the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky November select mixed sale in Kentucky.
KNC Investments and Jerry Jamgotchian have asked a Kentucky court to dissolve a temporary restraining order involving sale of shares in the stallions Lemon Drop Kid and Kingmambo, according to legal documents.
Beethoven, a grade II winner, has been sold to Saudi Arabian interests for stallion duty.
Two executives have resigned their positions at MTR Gaming Group, which owns and operates Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort in West Virginia and Presque Isle Downs in Pennsylvania.
Kirsten Rausing and Richard Frisby have purchased The British Bloodstock Agency Ltd. The BBA, which was founded in 1911, rose to prominence as the world's leading bloodstock agency.
Heavy rain and high winds from a storm moving up the East Coast led Belmont Park in New York to cancel live racing and full-card simulcasts for Sept. 30.
Tom, Jason and James of TwinSpires.com explore the Jockey Club Gold Cup (gr. I) and the Joe Hirsch Turf Classic (gr. I) at Belmont.Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Jockey Club Gold Cup.
Thoroughbreds that have retired from the racetrack often transition into sport horse careers, but prospective ex-racehorse owners should carefully consider temperament, medical condition, and conformation if they want a successful partner in the show ring. Chris Newton, DVM, veterinary partner at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Ky., explai...
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