Sovereign Award finalists were announced Jan. 19; Blood-Horse article nominated for Outstanding Feature Story.
The Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. winter mixed sale enjoyed significant upswings in its key business figures from a year ago during its latest edition, which ended Jan. 19 in Central Florida.
PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter
Indian Firewater's grade II San Fernando score was the biggest victory for several Indian Charlie colts running the weekend of January 15.
Smiling Tiger, who won a pair of grade I races and became a finalist as the nation's top sprinter, kicks off his 4-year-old campaign in the $150,000 Palos Verdes Stakes (gr. II) Jan. 22 at Santa Anita.
Lenny and Steve discuss the Eclipse Awards, Kentucky Derby prep races, Gulfstream Park, Life At Ten and Larry Jones. Watch Video
The top three finishers of last month's Gravesend Stakes, including the winner, Calibrachoa, will meet again in the $100,000 Toboggan Stakes (gr. III) Jan. 22 at Aqueduct.
The first reported foal by classic-placed Dunkirk is a filly foaled Jan. 10 for Peter E. Blum Thoroughbreds.
A California horse owner who improperly substituted jockey silks in the image of the Confederate Southern Cross for his regular colors has accepted a $1,500 fine and the suspension of his license for the current term.
- By Steve Haskin
Steve Haskin reports on her new life after one month. Read Blog
Images from the Eclipse Awards. View Slideshow
- By Tom LaMarra
Another look at some head-shakers in the horse racing industry, which never fails to produce good material. Read Blog
Penny Chenery, who raced the great Secretariat, has announced that Horse of the Year Zenyatta will be the recipient of the inaugural Secretariat Vox Populi ("Voice of the People") Award.
Stallions standing at Northview Stallion Station, including newcomers Bullsbay and Street Magician--will be shown during the stallion show from noon-3 p.m. Jan. 30 at the farm in Chesapeake City, Md.
Sequel Stallions New York has scheduled its annual stallion show at Keane Stud in Amenia, N.Y., on Saturday, Jan. 22, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
While most of the key economic indicators within the Irish racing industry fell in 2010, the annual report from Horse Racing Ireland shows favorable trends within racecourse attendance and bloodstock sales.
A Friday allowance race at Gulfstream could produce Kentucky Derby contenders. Read Blog
Fifth Third Bank has filed a lawsuit against Gulf Coast Farms, North America's fourth-leading breeder for 2010, and related entities alleging they are in default on loans made in 2009 and 2010.
Canterbury Park's 2011 Thoroughbred stakes schedule features 28 races worth $1.215 million in purses, highlighted by the $60,000 Minnesota Oaks and Derby, which are slated for Aug. 13 at the Shakopee, Minn. track.
The Jockey Club has announced renewal of the retirement checkoff program that enables owners and breeders to support Thoroughbred aftercare programs at the time they register their foals in 2011.
Aspectoflove heads a field of 11 fillies and mares that will go to the post in the Cape Verdi Stakes-Sponsored by Bab Al Shams (UAE-IIT) at Meydan Race Course on Jan. 20.
Highlighted by the Arlington Million (gr. IT), Arlington Park will offer 22 stakes races worth more than $4.2 million during its 86 days of racing in 2011. The meet runs from May 6 through Sept. 25.
Martin Stiles, who owned Stockwell Farm near Paris, Ky., with his wife, Martha, died Jan. 16 in Lexington.
The Magic Millions Gold Coast yearling sale ended Jan. 19 in Australia with a Sequalo colt topping the sixth session. Magic Millions, acting as agent for a Queensland-based client, purchased the bay yearling for Aust$45,000.
Fan participation in championship voting is all about involvement. Read Blog
Racing is risking the loss of fans by complicating the core purpose of attendance, which is betting. Read Blog
The American Association of Equine Practitioners (AAEP) is celebrating the "good works" of veterinarians who are devoting time and expertise beyond the scope of their everyday practice to help horses and the equine community.
The 112th Congress of the United States convened in early January and will face many of the same issues left over from the last Congress. But they might remain on the table as this Congress' emphasis will be on cutting government programs and spending, reducing the deficit and debt, and spurring job growth. The House of Representatives has shifted to ...
The Table Topic on sports medicine rehabilitation strategies at the 2010 American Association of Equine Practitioners Annual Meeting, held Dec. 4-8 in Baltimore, Md., aimed to educate veterinarians on the opportunities and use of rehabilitation techniques in equine practice.
Proposed legislation in Nebraska could facilitate horse processing plant development in that state, while a companion bill would penalize rescue operators who turn away horses brought to them for care.
Mistletoe might be a timeless excuse for stealing a kiss at Christmas, but Swiss researchers have found a more practical and innovative use for the plant: treating equine sarcoids, the most common skin tumors in horses.
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