The discovery by a New York State Racing and Wagering Board official of a box containing three syringes and needles in Rick Dutrow's barn at Aqueduct was the focus during the second day of his hearing.
Runnymede Farm, the New Hampshire nursery founded by prominent Thoroughbred breeder and owner Peter Fuller, has new owners, according to Seacoastonline.com.
The American Horse Council's National Issues Forum, entitled "Congress on a Diet: What It Means for the Horse Industry," will feature several prominent speakers, the organization announced June 2.
The first round of nominations for both the CashCall Futurity (gr. I) and the Hollywood Starlet Stakes (gr. I) are up over last year, according to Martin Panza, Hollywood Park's racing secretary and vice president-racing.
Javier Castellano shot past Cornelio Velasquez in the Belmont Park spring/summer jockey standings by winning five races June 2.
The current status of the Belmont Stakes field, late season 3-year-olds including Nehro, and longshots for the Belmont. Watch Video
WinStar Farm's It's Personal, whose three stakes winners include grade II winner It's No Joke and 2011 stakes winner Mildly Offensive, was euthanized because of foaling complications.
Cee's Song, dam of two-time Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) winner and prominent Central Kentucky sire Tiznow, died April 20 from the infirmities of old age.
Although most Triple Crown trainers admit their concern about having to run three grueling races in five weeks, the trainers of Animal Kingdom and Shackleford actually can't wait for the Belmont Stakes (gr. I).
Inglorious, undefeated in three starts over the local Polytrack, is the horse to beat in the $500,000 Woodbine Oaks, presented by Budweiser, for Canadian-bred 3-year-old fillies June 5.
Jason, Tom and Les of TwinSpires.com handicap the Aristides Stakes at Churchill Downs and the Ohio Derby at Thistledown. Watch Video
Carlton House, owned by Queen Elizabeth II, is one of 13 declared runners for the $2 million Investec Epsom Derby (Eng-I), which takes place June 4 at Epsom Downs.
The Belmont should go a long way in helping decide the eventual 3YO champion. read blog
The New York Racing Association and The Jockey Club have announced that, for the first time, tickets for the June 9 Belmont Stakes Charity Celebration can be purchased online at https://www.tjcis.com/grayson/BelEventTickets.
The equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) outbreak that captured the attention of horse owners and animal health officials across the nation continues to see new cases diagnosed; however, the rate at which these confirmed cases are cropping up has dropped.
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