The California Horse Racing Board allocated Santa Anita Park the fall racing dates previously operated by the Oak Tree Racing Association at its meeting Feb. 17.
The Dominican Republic native rode his 1,000th winner at Santa Anita Park, where he is four wins behind Rafael Bejarano.
A long history of numerous drug and regulatory violations necessitates that New York do a full review of Richard Dutrow Jr's racing license, says RCI president Ed Martin
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Lower thresholds for the pain reliever phenylbutazone, commonly known as Bute, in post-race tests of horses could be on the way in California in spite of objections from horsemen.
Executives with the Boston area track met with horsemen representatives Feb. 17. No proposals on the table some "some progress" is made.
Lightning-fast 3-year-old The Factor, who turned heads when he broke his maiden in track record time in December, will make his much-anticipated season debut in the $150,000 San Vicente Stakes (gr. II) Feb. 20 at Santa Anita.
ESPN has opted not to renew a contract to broadcast cover the Belmont Stakes (gr. I) but will continue to offer coverage of the Breeders' Cup World Championships.
In ruling on a lawsuit in which a buyer purchased a yearling that had undergone undisclosed invasive joint surgery, a judge has declared one of the Conditions of Sale at the Keeneland Association to be "unconscionable."
A constitutional amendment that would allow Georgia voters to decide on legalizing horse racing and pari-mutuel wagering in their cities was assigned to a House Regulated Industries Committee during the week of Feb. 7.
Najran, who experienced one of his best seasons at stud last year, was euthanized Feb. 9 after suffering a paddock accident.
The owners of the Detroit, Mich.-area Pinnacle Racecourse, which has been shuttered since November due to financial problems, including property tax issues, still want to host a limited racing schedule in 2011.
Derbaas held off the late challenge of heavily-favored Raihana to capture the $250,000 Al Fahidi Fort Sponsored by Commercial Bank of Dubai (UAE-IIT) at Meydan Racecourse Feb. 17.
Keeneland has cataloged 169 juveniles for its 19th annual April 2-year-olds in training sale, scheduled for 4 p.m. ET, Monday, April 11.
The Association of Racing Commissioners International plans to feature discussions on the regulation of exchange wagering at its upcoming 77th Annual Conference on Racing and Wagering Security.
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Pennsylvania stallions Barbican and Digamist were euthanized in February.
Frank Stronach announced Feb. 17 the formation of the Gulfstream Park Thoroughbred After-Care Program.
Daniel Sullivan, president of The Illinois Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners Foundation, announced Feb. 14 that Giant Oak had been named the state's 2010 Horse of the Year and champion older handicap male.
Champion and dual classic winner Smarty Jones will shuttle to Uruguay for the 2011 Southern Hemisphere season.
In 2010, only two horses shipped over from South Florida to compete in the grade II Risen Star Stakes, producing the winner, but this year there are five such shippers comprising half the field.
Prince Will I Am will return to the grass against a deep field in the $150,000 Mac Diarmida Stakes (gr. IIT) Feb. 19 at Gulfstream Park.
British horseracing's governing body has confirmed that the two horses that died at Newbury last weekend were killed by heart attacks as a result of accidental electrocution.
Israel Williams, who raced stakes winner None Such, died Feb. 3.
The National Thoroughbred Racing Association announced Feb. 17 that John Deere, the world's largest manufacturer of agricultural equipment, has renewed its sales and marketing partnership with the NTRA.
Live streaming video of the Dubai International Racing Carnival and the Dubai World Cup will be offered at the Daily Racing Form website.
Amen Hallelujah, a grade II winner last year at Gulfstream Park, will be making her second start at the current Gulfstream meeting when she takes on seven rivals in the Sabin Stakes (gr. III) Feb. 19.
A field of 11 fillies and mares, five of them stakes winners, are set to do battle in the nine-furlong Balanchine Stakes Sponsored by Emirates NBD (UAE-IIT) at Meydan Racecourse Feb. 18.
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