A look at horses making favorable first impressions, and those with some question marks. Watch Video
Jockey Club president James Gagliano reiterates call for ban on race-day medications.
Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) possible starters Street Storm and St. John's River had tune-ups at Churchill Downs April 28.
The California Horse Racing Board took a swing at a number of equine safety measures during its April 28 meeting at Hollywood Park, including another try at a rule to void a claim of a horse that suffers a fatality.
Jockey Tyler Baze didn't take long to get back to the winner's circle in his return to riding in Southern California April 28.
Dialed In, the probable Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) morning-line favorite, worked a half-mile Thursday, April 28 at Palm Meadows in South Florida.
A newly formed horsemen's group announced April 28 that it is formally seeking to replace the Thoroughbred Owners of California as the official representative.
A proposed federal bill would create a three-strikes-you're-out penalty system for anyone found guilty of racing a horse under the influence of a performance-enhancing drug.
Barbara Hunter's homebred mare Keertana took over from Honimiere approaching the sixteenth pole and bounded home for a convincing 1 1/4-length victory in the $150,000 Grey Goose Bewitch Stakes (gr. IIIT) April 28 at Keeneland
Grade I winner Stormello was euthanized Tuesday, April 26, because of complications from colic at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute near Lexington.
Jason, Evan, and Tim give an overview of Derby 137. Watch Video
The National Thoroughbred Racing Association has announced that Pfizer Animal Health has renewed its agreement to serve as an official Equine Health Promotional Partner of the NTRA Safety and Integrity Alliance.
California stakes winner Awesome Gambler came through with his first winner when his daughter, Willa B Awesome, scored at Hollywood Park April 21 in her first start.
The World Series of Handicapping at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course, originally planned for Saturday, April 30, has been rescheduled for the fall.
The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association will conduct a Thoroughbred Ownership Seminar Thursday, May 5, at the Kentucky Derby Museum in Louisville.
The RCI board of directors voted without objection this week in favor of a resolution calling for the re-examination of whether its current policy pertaining to furosemide should be continued.
Attendance, on-track handle, and NYRA Rewards account wagering posted substantial increases at the recently concluded 2011 Aqueduct Racetrack winter/spring race meeting, while total all-sources handle was down.
The Ohio Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association has reached an agreement with a Cleveland-area harness track that will avoid a potential blackout of Triple Crown simulcasts in the state.
- By Esther Marr
From a $5,500 Keeneland September yearling sale purchase to grade II winner, Daisy Devine has proven to be a brilliant investment for owner James Miller's two-horse stable. Read Blog
If the long-range forecast is correct, rain on May 6 for the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) will clear out and make way for a sunny Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) the following day.
Grade I winner Haynesfield, expected to be one of the top older horses of 2011, will make his season debut April 30 when he faces five foes in the $100,000 Westchester (gr. III) on opening weekend at Belmont Park.
The genetics behind the athletic performance of Thoroughbred racehorses has been a popular area of research in the past few years. A large-scale study was carried out recently in Japan, the results of which corroborate those of previous studies: Identifying specific "performance genes" on equine chromosome 18 could identify the ideal distance fo...
Something wicked this way came--a tornado outbreak involving more than 160 individual tornadoes, touching down from Mississippi all the up the East Coast. So far, at least 200 people are reported dead, the majority in Alabama. At present, the storm's impact on Alabama's equine population is undetermined.
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