Joe Morris is leaving the NTRA a second time to become MI Developments' vice president of operations and sales.
Get Stormy, winner of consecutive grade I turf events this spring, appears to be taking a couple of steps down the class ladder in the $250,000 Monmouth Stakes (gr. IIIT) June 12 at Monmouth Park.
A look at all the participants in the 2011 Belmont Stakes, and picks for the big race. Watch Video
Lenny, Steve, and special guest Steve Byk report from Belmont Park about the Belmont Stakes, including thoughts about the draw, how the race will be run, and picks. Plus, a tour of Belmont Park. Watch Video
If many of the names in the Belmont (gr. I) look familiar, that's because they should. For the first time in history, the top seven finishers from the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) have returned for the final leg of the Triple Crown
If you can overlook the fact that Nehro has won only one race in his career in six starts, he has a much going for him in regard to being an ideal Belmont Stakes horse as anyone. read blog
Lenny Shulman talks with Graham Motion, trainer of Kentucky Derby winner Animal Kingdom. Watch Video
The expansion of gambling is back on the front burner in Massachusetts as key legislators and the governor work to settle their differences and draft a compromise bill that could be passed as early as July.
Trainer Dale Romans calls 'dibs' on the front end for Shackleford in the June 11 Belmont Stakes (gr. I), also known as the 'Test of the Champion.'
Selections for the Belmont and the late Pick 4 from Jason Shandler. read blog
Lenny Shulman reports the news of the day, including the first appearance of Master of Hounds at Belmont. Plus, Animal Kingdom, Isn't He Perfect, Santiva, Prime Cut, and Nehro. Watch Video
Lucy Acton, editor of the Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred, died June 7 from complications related to cancer.
Churchill Downs Inc. expects continued growth in its online wagering business, and with a little help from the Illinois governor, expansion of its gaming operations.
Doodnauth Shivmangal, a native of Guyana on the north shore of South America, will be saddling Isn't He Perfect in the Belmont Stakes for his cousin D.J. Ramnarayan.
Juddmonte Farms' homebred filly is 5-2 morning-line choice for June 11 Just a Game Stakes (gr. IT) at Belmont Park. The one-mile race for older fillies and mares is worth $400,000.
For the second consecutive year, TVG will be title sponsor for three of the New York Racing Association's grade I stakes for 3-year-old fillies.
Barbara Hunter's homebred Snow Top Mountain, first or second in 10 of 12 starts thus far, will seek her first stakes victory in the $100,000 Early Times Mint Julep Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Churchill Downs June 11.
Potential record-breaking heat causes NYRA to cancel racing June 9; forecast is for temperatures to drop off dramatically by Saturday's Belmont Stakes.
Ian Cornell has been appointed as a non-executive to the William Inglis & Son board, the Australian auction firm announced June 9.
Resetable brought Aust$160,000 ($171,400 in U.S. funds) June 8 to top the Magic Millions national racehorse sale in Australia. The auction firm reported that "records were broken across all levels" during the sale.
Hat Trick, a Japanese-bred group I winner, came through with his first winner when his son Dabirsim won by 10 lengths at La Teste de Buch in France.
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