A Breeders' Cup official said June 10 it's possible the selection process for a new president will be completed by June 14, but the organization wouldn't comment on the search process.
BloodHorse.com and Ramsey Farm are bringing to you this month the sights and sounds of Royal Ascot.
Stretching out to 1 1/2 miles for the first time, Preston Stables' Birdrun went wire-to-wire to win the $150,000 Brooklyn Handicap (gr. II) June 10 at Belmont Park.
Pam and Martin Wygod's homebred Courageous Cat took over from pacesetter Yield Bogey nearing the eighth-pole and cruised to victory in the $100,000 Poker Stakes (gr. IIIT) June 10 at Belmont Park.
Capt. Candyman Can is expected to miss most or all of the remainder of 2011 after apparently suffering an injury during his third-place run in last week's Aristides (gr. III) at Churchill Downs.
A respected expert on racing matters has been selected for a new position to advise New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on racing and gambling issues.
If the forecast is correct, Saturday's Belmont Stakes (gr. I) could be run over a wet track, a factor that will be considered by many handicappers.
Lenny Shulman reports the news of the day, including Master of Hounds' quarter-mile work, and gallops by Animal Kingdom and Mucho Macho Man. Watch Video
Jason and James Scully from twinspires.com preview the Belmont Stakes (gr. I), and make their picks. Watch Video
An anticipated $20-30 million purse boost due to VLTs key to mood around New York as Belmont Stakes day approaches.
Galloping Out Thoroughbred Rescue Fund will hold its annual fund-rasier in the paddock area at Arlington Park following the last race on Saturday, June 25.
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Master of Hounds worked a quarter mile a day after coming out of quarantine in preparation for a run in the June 11 Belmont Stakes (gr. I).
Lenny Shulman talks with Tom Albertrani, trainer of Belmont contender Brilliant Speed. Watch Video
Sirius XM Radio will offer nine hours of coverage of the Belmont Stakes (gr. I) on Saturday, June 11, beginning at 10 a.m.
New York stakes winner Country Only came through with his first winner when his son Winstontariat won in his first start.
- By Tom LaMarra
Legislation that would ban the transport of horses for the purposes of slaughter has been re-introduced in the United States Senate.
Tom Albertrani, who has done just about everything around a racetrack, hopes to fill in a gap in his local New York resume when he sends Brilliant Speed out to contest the Belmont Stakes (gr. I).
Just one additional case of equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) was confirmed yesterday in the outbreak that has killed a dozen horses and sickened many more. For a month, state and provincial animal health officials have been working to control the outbreak, which is believed to stem from horses that recently attended a national championship cutting competition...
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