According to family spokesperson Tito Fuentes, Eibar Coa underwent a second surgery March 2 on the wrist he broke in the spill. Coa continues to have movement in his hands and feet, and feeling throughout out his body.
Just five 3-year-old fillies are entered in the $250,000 Santa Anita Oaks March 5, but three of them are grade I winners: Turbulent Descent, Zazu, and A Z Warrior.
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Super Saver, winner of the 2010 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), had his first mares confirmed in foal from his debut book at stud at WinStar Farm.
Veteran horsemen Ben Walden, Mark Toothaker, and Jim Perrone have joined forces to form Pauls Mill Sales, a full-service sales consignment agency based in the Bluegrass.
Mares reported in foal to first-year stallions Warrior's Reward, Line of David, and Temple City.
Caracortado, the California-bred gelding whose rags-to-riches story led to a shot on last year's Triple Crown trail, has moved to the turf where he is one of the favorites for the March 5 Frank E. Kilroe Mile (gr. IT).
PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter
Soldat's bloodlines initially appear to indicate he could have problems with the Kentucky Derby's distance -- but he has close pedigree connections to good classic runners.
The Mike Repole/Todd Pletcher team will be formidable when they send out the coupled entry of Calibrachoa and Have You Ever the six-furlong event March 5 at Aqueduct. A field of six was drawn.
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Welcome to Palm Meadows Training Center, the new and widely praised home of the Fasig-Tipton Florida select sale of 2-year-olds in training.
Many talented 3-year-olds, including champion Uncle Mo, and other graded stakes winners Soldat, The Factor, and Dialed In, are among the 162 nominees to Keeneland's Toyata Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I) April 16.
After a failed attempt as a jump horse, Researcher has returned to training for his new owners and will be aimed toward a title defense in the $1 million Charles Town Classic (gr. III) April 16.
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Havre de Grace is getting her mind on business for trainer Larry Jones, prompting him to solidify plans to launch her 2011 campaign in the $100,000 Azeri Stakes (gr. III) March 19.
She is in Murray Smith's consignment for the select Florida auction, which is scheduled for March 3 at Palm Meadows Training Center.
Legislation that would allow Georgians to vote on whether horse racing and pari-mutuel wagering should be brought to the Peach State passed out of the Regulated Industries Committee on a unanimous vote March 2.
Frankie Dettori and Mendip will look to notch their second straight stakes win when they go to the post in the $200,000 Burj Nahaar Sponsored by Emirates Airline (UAE-III) Mar. 3.
Barns are busy at the Palm Meadows Training Center as the start of the world's fanciest juvenile auction approaches.
The Family Foundation of Kentucky, in an about-face, is attempting to slow the process by which a ruling on Instant Racing will be issued by the courts.
Dr. Mark Dedomenico has been added to the board of directors of the Thoroughbred Owners of California to fill a vacancy created by the recent resignation of Arnold Zetcher.
Kinsale King will be ridden by Rafael Bejarano when he attempts to defend his title in the $2 million Dubai Golden Shaheen (UAE-I) March 26.
Flashpoint will point for the Kentucky Derby but will not be taking the traditional route getting there said Peachtree Stable president John Fort, who also issued a challenge to the connections of The Factor and Gulfstream.
Gulfstream Park announced March 2 a purse increase of 10 %, beginning Saturday, March 4.
Dick Powell's picks for the Dubai Carnival March 3, including the Al Maktoum Challenge Round Three (UAE-II).
The 77th running of the $100,000 Ohio Derby (gr. III) at Thistledown returns to its traditional June scheduling this year.
The Breeders' Cup announced March 2 that the live money handicapping tournament, the Breeders' Cup Betting Challenge, will be held Nov. 4-5 at Churchill Downs.
Former Bob Baffert trainee Conveyance will make his 2011 debut in the Mahab Al Shimaal Sponsored by Emirates Airline (UAE-III) at Meydan Racecourse March 3.
Veteran New York-based jockey Jean-Luc Samyn will be sidelined approximately one month after cutting off two fingers and breaking another in a snowblower accident.
It feels like halftime in the 2011 Road to the Kentucky Derby. After last weekend, we culled numerous horses from our lists at The Downey Profile. Here are next-race plans--or lack of plans--for 65 horses still on our lists.
A report from the California Horse Racing Board has cited operator error at a data center as the cause of a snafu that allowed some betting pools to remain open following the simulcast of a race in January.
Pascal Bary's Interaction headlines a field of 10 that will head to the post for the $250,000 Dubai City of Gold Sponsored by Emirates Airlines (UAE-IIT) at Meydan Racecourse Mar. 3.
Blood-Horse Publications has announced some recent internal changes that will allow the organization to work more efficiently and be more responsive to its customers.
The first two mares bred to Kaleem Shah's grade II winner Concord Point are in foal.
Fasig-Tipton's Texas division has cataloged 167 horses for its 2-year-olds in training sale at Lone Star Park April 5.
Presvis will attempt to defend his title when he takes on 11 challengers in the $250,000 Jebel Hatta Sponsored by Emirates Airline (UAE-IIT) March 3 at Meydan Racecourse.
Trainer Kiaran McLaughlin confirmed March 1 that Darley Stable's promising 3-year-old colt Crossbow is off the Kentucky Derby trail due to a small bone chip discovered in his right front ankle.
The only thing standing in the way of passage of legislation that would allow Kentucky to join an interstate racing compact is reconciliation of bills in the House of Representatives and Senate.
Any lameness can be tough for a veterinarian to treat and resolve, but pastern joint lameness caused by osteoarthritis can be especially problematic. Stephanie Caston, DVM, Dipl. ACVS, discussed possible options for managing pastern osteoarthritis at the 2010 American Association of Equine Practitioners Convention, held Dec. 4-8 in Baltimore, Md. Che...
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