Blinkers and jock change for Executiveprivilege in the Starlet Stakes. read blog
Mark Valeski, absent from active competition since winning the Grade 2 Peter Pan Stakes at Belmont Park, accomplished a bullet three-furlong move in :36 1/5 Thursday morning at Fair Grounds in his first official work since that May 12 contest, and was a perfect picture of health Friday morning when trainer Larry Jones proudly showed him off in his stall.
A visual look at some of the top new stallions for 2013. View Slideshow
The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced Friday the formation of an Eclipse Awards Host Committee that will actively promote participation in Eclipse Awards week events and highlight Gulfstream Park and its surrounding community.
A contest that resulted in more than 300 entries from fans and employees at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots has resulted in Battle of New Orleans and Van Berg Stakes as names for two new races on the track's calendar.
Notacatbutallama, a winner of two turf stakes, will make his first start on dirt in the Damon Runyon, one of two $80,000 stakes for New York-bred juveniles on Sunday at Aqueduct.
- By Esther Marr
Read the story of 'Danny the Miracle Unicorn Horse,' a brave OTTB that has survived two major health scares and still lives to tell the tale at age 30. read blog
The National Thoroughbred Racing Association has formed an Eclipse Awards "host committee" that will actively promote participation in Eclipse Awards week events.
Two races new to the Fair Grounds stakes schedule this season now have names -- the Battle of New Orleans and the Van Berg Stakes -- thanks to a contest that garnered more than 300 entries from fans and employees.
Agriculture economists at the University of Kentucky are forecasting an upturn in cash receipts from horses in the Bluegrass state in 2013 after the equine industry experienced steady sales in 2012.
English trainer Ed Dunlop has Red Cadeux in the Hong Kong Vase.
Hong Kong trainer John Moore has 11 runners Hong Kong Cup weekend.
French trainer Mikel Delzangles has Dunaden in the Hong Kong Vase.
PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter
Distance concerns were, to a degree, dispelled by his determined triumph over the Remsen's nine furlongs.
Cirrus des Aigles, likely favorite for the Dec. 9 Longines Hong Kong Cup (HK-I), has been withdrawn from the race at Sha Tin Racecourse due to a tendon issue.
Ivermectin dewormer is considered safe for horses, even at up to 10 times the recommended dosage. But results of a recent case series documented by researchers at Texas A&M University (TAMU) revealed that horses consuming plants from the toxic Solanum (nightshade) family could be in danger of ivermectin poisoning, even when the anthelmintic is dosed a...
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