Javier Castellano described Union Rags as "unbelievable" following the Three Chimneys Saratoga Special Stakes (gr. II) Aug. 15 in upstate New York.
The 66-day meet at Prairie Meadows produced a 5.7% increase in average on-track wagering, but a 2.7% decline in total betting due to a dip in wagering from simulcast outlets.
The British Grand National course at Aintree will be changed following the deaths of two horses during the 2011 race.
The Emirates Racing Authority has approved the calendar for the 2011/2012 racing seasons at Jebel Ali Racecourse, Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club, Meydan Racecourse, and Sharjah Equestrian and Racing Club.
Immortal Verse once again displayed her sparkling turn of foot as she charged past Goldikova in the closing stages to win the $854,658 Prix Haras de Fresnay-Le-Buffard Jacques Le Marois (Fr-I) at Deauville Aug. 15.
Memories of the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga select yearling sale are pleasant ones for many people. Read what buyers and consignors had to say.
- By Vic Zast
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Carl Hanford, the trainer of five-time Horse of the Year (1960-64) Kelso who was inducted into the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame in 2006, died at his Delaware home Aug. 14 at the age of 95.
Trainer Kenny McPeek, whose horses traditionally race on the Kentucky and Florida circuits with a summer base in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., will maintain a full-time barn at Belmont Park starting this fall.
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When your horse suffers a major injury, such as a severely broken bone in a leg, the last thing you might be thinking about is laminitis. But laminitis should certainly be on your radar, as many horses that suffer serious limb or hoof injuries develop supporting limb laminitis, a condition that can prove fatal even if the original injury is well on its wa...
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