Two time Eclipse Award winning jockey Garrett Gomez, in his second comeback attempt since fracturing his left heel in a paddock mishap Jan. 8, piloted Kelly Leak to a second-place finish in Santa Anita's fifth race.
Jockey Paco Lopez, who broke his collarbone and suffered six fractured ribs March 17 in a spill at Gulfstream Park, was released from Memorial Regional Hospital March 22.
A little extra distance could be just what grade I winner Cambina needs when she takes on a well-matched field of older fillies and mares in the $150,000 Santa Ana Stakes (gr. IIT) on the Santa Anita turf March 25.
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Improving Slim Shadey aims for his second straight graded stakes win over Santa Anita's turf course when he faces five opponents in the $150,000 San Luis Rey Stakes (gr. IIT) March 25.
About 130 horses are expected to work on the Palm Meadows Training Center track during the under tack show.
Leading veterinarians and a Hall of Fame jockey will be among those studying the 20 fatal breakdowns of horses racing at Aqueduct Racetrack since December, New York officials announced March 22.
Newtown Anner Stud's More Than Love will carry top weight and figures the one to beat in the $100,000 Bourbonette Oaks (gr. III) March 22 at Turfway Park.
Proposed rules for operation of exchange wagering were approved for a 45-day public comment period by the California Horse Racing Board during its meeting March 22 at Santa Anita.
A large and wide-open field of 12 was entered for Turfway Park's signature race and at least one of the winners should be moving on to Louisville six weeks from now.
Just when we thought we had the key matchups for final Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) preps all figured out, a couple major curveballs from two of the top contenders were thrown March 22.
Jason and Tom preview the Sunland Derby, and comment on the Spiral Stakes at Turfway Park. Watch Video
The online voting process to determine who will march in this year's Survivors Parade presented by Kroger on Kentucky Oaks Day at Churchill Downs will close March 23 at 5 p.m. ET.
Delta Downs Racetrack Casino & Hotel concluded its 2011-2012 Thoroughbred season the night of March 17. The 88-day meeting produced record wagering amounts in several categories as well as sizable increases in handle.
The March 22 live racing program at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots has been canceled due to torrential rain. The state and track stewards made the final decision in consultation with Fair Grounds officials at 10:30 a.m.
An analysis of data collected by The Jockey Club over a three-year period shows the race-related fatal injury rate was 1.91 per 1,000 starts during the period, falling from 1.98 per 1,000 starts in 2009 to 1.88 in 2011.
As of March 21, a total of nine probables are expected for the $1 million Louisiana Derby (gr. II) at Fair Grounds on April 1.
The Breeders' Cup announced March 22 that the 2012 Breeders' Cup Challenge series will consist of 73 automatic qualifying races into the Breeders' Cup World Championships.
Sure, you can watch an exercising horse’s airways with an endoscope while he’s on a treadmill, but this technique does not account for travel over varying terrain or for the influences of rider intervention on his respiratory efficiency. At the 2011 American Association of Equine Practitioners convention, held Nov. 18-22 in San Antonio, Texas,...
Chantal Sutherland knows all about the historical barriers she will shatter when Bob Baffert gives her a leg up on Game On Dude in the $10 million Dubai World Cup (UAE-I).
America's contenders for the $27 million Dubai World Cup program, including champion Royal Delta and multiple grade I winner Game On Dude, have landed safely in Dubai and are in good health after the long flight from Florida.
The University of Kentucky (UK) initiated its Horse Pasture Evaluation Program in 2005, which has since grown along with its number of participants. Sponsored by UK Ag Equine Programs, the program was started as a way to develop stronger ties with Kentucky’s equine industry.
Wind Publications released the fourth edition of “World Rules for Equine Drug Testing and Therapeutic Medication Regulation” on Feb. 14 and has sold more than 100 copies. Thomas Tobin, MVB, MSc, PhD, MRCVS, DABT, professor at the University of Kentucky Gluck Equine Research Center; Kimberly Brewer, DVM, a private practitioner; and Kent Stirlin...
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