New York regulators say NYRA's appointment of a new president was "inappropriate." The state also has taken away daily casino payments from NYRA and put them toward the lottery.
Hear thoughts from various trainers and connections heading into the Singapore racing weekend watch video
Grade I winner Paddy O'Prado is back at B. Wayne Hughes' Spendthrift Farm near Lexington following colic surgery May 11 at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute near Lexington.
Rather than take Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner I'll Have Another out to exercise on a wet track the morning of May 15, trainer Doug O'Neill opted to keep Reddam Racing's star 3-year-old under cover.
Grade 1 Arkansas Derby winner Bodemeister galloped 1 1/2 miles after the morning renovation break over a fast track Tuesday at Churchill Downs under exercise rider George Alvarez.
Rather than take I'll Have Another out to exercise on a wet track Tuesday morning, trainer Doug O'Neill opted to keep the Kentucky Derby winner under cover and out of the heavy rain falling at Pimlico, where he is set to run in Saturday's Preakness Stakes.
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Wavertree Stables (Ciaran Dunne), agent, consigned the top two offerings at Monday's Barretts May Two-Year-Old in Training Sale in Pomona, California. Heading the leaderboard was a Master Command colt who sold for $300,000 to Brett Lindenbaum, agent, after touring the ring as Hip No. 9.
Tattersalls Ireland has restructured its November breeders' flat sale to change its focus to yearlings. This year's edition of the auction, which will be known as the November yearling sale, is scheduled for Nov. 17-18.
Time has been allowed to get loose on the lead, but the Pimlico Special is back again read blog
The Jockey Club May 15 released an eight-page letter it submitted to the New York State Racing and Wagering Board the previous day in regard to use of the race-day medication and furosemide and other related issues.
Gelding makes miraculous comeback from a crushed vertebra in 2010 to win May 5 at Saint-Cloud read blog
Singapore's multiple champion sprinter has been sidelined with sprained suspensory ligament.
Singapore trainer Cliff Brown is asked about his horses in Singapore's big racing weekend.
Emirates Park Stud in Australia has purchased a half-interest in successful young sire Artie Schiller. An 11-year-old son of El Prado, Artie Schiller is based at WinStar Farm near Versailles, Ky.
Simon Burgess talks with jockey Danny Beasley, who rides New Rose Wood in the Singapore Airlines International Cup Yin Xin in the KrisFlyer International Sprint.
George Moore, assistant trainer for Zaidan, talks about Zaidan's eventful trip to Singapore and his chances in the SAI Cup.
Hialeah Park is calling off its plan for a possible return of Thoroughbred racing in April and May of 2013 but still hopes to open a casino with slot machines next year.
Fawzi Nass, owner and trainer of Krypton Factor, discusses his horse's preparations for the KrisFlyer International Sprint.
Simon Burgess talks with jock Steve Baster, who rides Cash Luck in the Singapore Guineas, Always Certain in the SIA Cup, and Mr. Big in the KrisFlyer Sprint.
Doug O'Neill and Bob Baffert, who train the one-two finishers in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), will also be training several of the high-priced horses out of the Barretts 2-year-old sale May 14.
Singapore trainer Bruce Marsh discusses the weekend's races.
Listen to trainers talk about their horses racing on Singapore's big weekend, including connections of Krypton Factor.
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