Odds-on The Factor showed his speedy reputation is no hype when he turned back a good group of 3-year-olds in winning the $150,000 San Vicente Stakes (gr. II) by three-quarters of a length at Santa Anita Feb. 20
"All Others" is the choice over champion Uncle Mo during three strong days of betting in Churchill Downs' first Kentucky Derby Future Wager pool of 2011.
The Breeders' Cup Challenge series will be expanding to Japan this year.
The California Thoroughbred Breeders Association plans to work with Santa Anita Park and the state's horsemen to ensure that the California Cup program continues this year, the organization's general manager said.
Keertana bided her time behind the pacesetting Belle Watling and then outfought the late-charging Zapparition to win the $100,000 The Very One Stakes (gr. IIIT) by a half-length on the Gulfstream Park turf course Feb. 20.
The Kentucky Derby Future Wager provides fans with opportunities to wager on potential contenders for the May 7 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands.
Due to poor track conditions caused by heavy rains in the Phoenix area, live racing was canceled at Turf Paradise on Sunday, Feb. 20.
Coming off his victory in last year's Japan Cup Dirt (Jpn-I), Transcend proved a popular winner of the February Stakes Feb. 20 at Tokyo Racecourse, tallying by 1 1/2 lengths in the first grade I event of the season.
Attorney Gerard Romski issued a statement Feb. 20 defending his client, trainer Richard Dutrow Jr. He said a request by a regulatory executive for New York to review Dutrow's license is "unfounded and irresponsible."
Jockey Eibar Coa remained in good spirits and showed slight improvement overnight after undergoing surgery Feb. 19 on his C4 vertebrae, which was broken in a spill following the finish of the sixth race the preceding day.
Repole Stable's Triple Crown contenders Uncle Mo and Stay Thirsty breezed at Palm Meadows Training Center in Florida Feb. 20.
Uncle Mo was the favored individual horse at 7-2 heading after the second day of betting in the three-day Kentucky Derby Future Wager pool
Dr. John Traber and Murdock MacPherson were among the honorees during the Washington Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners Association's awards and 2010 Washington champions banquet Feb. 19 at Emerald Downs.
From 2008 through 2010, Merial hosted gastroscopy events across the country as part of a study on gastric ulcers and the recently released results indicate that stomach ulcers are a threat to horses of all breeds and disciplines. Veterinarians scoped 3,354 horses, and more than 58% of them identified with some grade of stomach ulcer. In 2010 alone, 644 ho...
Owners and trainers might be the best resource of information for veterinarians evaluating pain in horses because they are most likely to be familiar with the horse's normal relaxed behavior and mannerisms, according to a researcher from Colorado State University (CSU).
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