An overflow field of 14, highlighted by undefeated Keeneland contender Winning Cause, plus previous Stoll Keenon Ogden Phoenix (gr. III) victors Sum of the Parts and Hoofit, are entered in this year's edition of the race.
Grade II winner My Conquestadory heads an evenly matched field of 12 juvenile fillies in the Oct. 4 Darley Alcibiades Stakes (gr. I). The two-turn Polytrack event is the first of nine graded stakes this weekend at Keeneland.
Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith has been named by fellow Hall of Famer Bob Baffert to ride California-based handicap star Game on Dude in the Nov. 2 Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) at Santa Anita Park.
Multiple graded stakes-winning millionaire Alternation has been retired and will stand at owner Josephine Abercrombie's Pin Oak Stud near Versailles, Ky., in 2014. A stud fee has yet to be announced.
Hawthorne Racecourse is geared up for its fall Thoroughbred meet, with 85 horses entered on the Oct. 4 opening day nine-race card. The meet runs runs through Sunday, Dec. 29.
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Chris Kay, president and chief executive officer of the New York Racing Association, will deliver the keynote speech during the University of Arizona Race Track Industry Program Global Symposium on Racing and Gaming.
It was fitting that Hall of Fame trainer Shug McGaughey was the Honored Guest at the Thoroughbred Club of America the evening of Sept. 29, as October 16 will mark the 20th anniversary of McGaughey's 5-graded-stakes-win day. read blog
Keeneland officials are expecting a typical fall meet from a horse-population perspective, and that's a good thing given increasing competition for racehorses at tracks around the country.
A guest blog from Emily Walden on her OTTB Bluegrass Knight. read blog
- By Claire Novak
Catalano's plan for Solitary Ranger included the Breeders' Cup World Championships long before the talented juvenile runner broke his maiden. read blog
The Maryland Horsemen's Assistance Fund, with The Maryland Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association, presents a fundraiser at The Corner Stable in Columbia, Md., Oct. 17 to benefit a fund for injured exercise rider Jose Villegas.
Tiz Showbiz was the first winner for Hello Broadway with his Sept. 30 win in the first race at Delaware Park.
The decision by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission to grant racing dates to Churchill Downs for the month of September paid off, with total handle more than double the 16-day meet at Turfway Park in September 2012.
The shutdown of non-essential federal government operations as a result of the lack of agreement in Congress over a federal funding bill could impact certain aspects of the horse industry.
There are many theories on how to best manage performance horses during periods with no forced exercise (whether after sustaining an injury or just for a rest period), and owners are often left with a dilemma: stall rest or pasture turnout? To find the answer, a team of researchers recently completed a study evaluating how well horses maintain a certain f...
Banbury Cross was represented by his first winner Sept. 28 as River Crossing captured his debut Sept. 28 in the eighth race at Zia Park.
Mojo's Pristina became the first winner for her sire, Mikimoto's Mojo, when she posted a victory in her second start Sept. 25 in the third race at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races.
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