Garrett Gomez, who parted with agent Ron Anderson earlier this week, has hired veteran California-based Tony Matos to handle his book.
Two introductory seminars on horse ownership, 'Derby Fever!' are being offered by the Thoroughbred Owners of California free of charge at Golden Gate Fields and Santa Anita Park April 2.
A full field of 14 will go to the post in the $10 million Dubai World Cup Sponsored by Emirates Airline (UAE-I) at Meydan Racecourse March 26.
Nominations of 3-year-olds to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands, Preakness Stakes, and Belmont Stakes (all gr. I) must be made by midnight March 26.
There are several under-the-radar horses who could run big in this weekend's 3-year-old stakes
Marimascus, a two-time stakes winner, died March 16 because of complications from old age.
TVG has eliminated 20 positions, including some of those held by on-air racing analysts, in what was termed a "streamlining" move by the company owner, British-based Betfair.
Suffolk Downs, which negotiated a new contract with the New England Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association calling for fewer live racing days in 2011, is now seeking the legislative relief to make that possible.
Eclipse Award winner The Wicked North was euthanized March 24 at Hagyard Equine Medical Center near Lexington because of complications from an intestinal lipoma strangulation.
- By Ron Mitchell
The Jockey Club has pledged its continued support for the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation, the country's largest equine retirement program that has come under scrutiny over the past week.
Thoroughbred racing returns to Keeneland April 8, the official start of the track's 75th anniversary celebration.
The New York Racing Association will begin sharing photographs from its extensive archived collection on Facebook beginning Thursday, March 24.
Jason, Tom and Les handicap the Louisiana Derby, Spiral Stakes and Bourbonette Oaks. Watch Video
Dialed In breezed a half-mile in a bullet :47 2/5 for the April 3 Florida Derby (gr. I).
Who will win the 2011 Louisiana Derby? Who will complete the exacta? The tri? Is it all Mucho Macho Man? Will Machen or Elite Alex make some noise? Is it time for a new horse to enter the Triple Crown picture? Predict the Order
For the third consecutive year, Oaklawn Park will offer a participation bonus from March 31 through the end of the meet on April 16 for all non-stakes races that draw more than eight wagering interests.
Handicapper Dick Powell gives the nod to Victoire Pisa in the Dubai World Cup. See who else he's picked in the day's six other group races.
The Communication Alliance to Network Thoroughbred Ex-Racehorses (CANTER) is now offering its services to Arizona horseman with the opening of CANTER Arizona.
The nomination schedule and forms for the 2011 running of the $500,000 Claiming Crown are now available on the newly redesigned ClaimingCrown.com website (www.claimingcrown.com).
WinStar Farm's promising 3-year-old homebred colt Cal Nation will point for the Jerome Handicap (gr. II) with a possible eye toward the May 21 Preakness Stakes (gr. I), according to racing manager Elliott Walden.
Pinhookers improve the rate of return on their investment at Barretts March select juvenile sale, but their profits fall at the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. March select auction.
There's reason to believe Mucho Macho Man could be beaten in the Grade II Louisiana Derby, but there's also reason to think he'll run well.
Jason, Tom and Les handicap the Louisiana Derby, Spiral Stakes and Bourbonette Oaks. Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Louisiana Derby.
Lasko Products Inc., manufacturer of home appliances such as fans and heaters, is recalling approximately 4.8 million box fans (similar to those frequently used in barns by horse owners) after an electrical problem in the fan's motor has caused some of these fans to catch fire, reportedly causing several house fires and a barn fire.
We've all heard about or witnessed horses that simply refuse to be restrained long enough for the veterinarian to administer a much-needed intravenous sedative. Authors of a recent study suggest that a sedative-containing gel might be just what the doctor ordered in these cases.
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