The key to making anyone who is unfamiliar with horse racing "get it" -- assuming you can't take them to an actual racetrack -- is showing them a great race.
Capitalizing on the momentum of this year's thriving auction market, the consignor preferred session of Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s fall mixed sale in Ocala, Fla., enjoyed substantial gains in all key economic indicators.
Haras Don Alberto, which has been active shuttling North American stallions, bought Tom Simon's 440-acre Vinery in Central Kentucky.
Include Me Out, the multiple graded stakes winner campaigned by Samantha Siegel's Jay Em Ess Stable has been retired. Having made the announcement via Twitter on Oct. 14, Siegel told The Blood-Horse that she retires sound.
Hot off a series of bullet workouts and looking to redeem a disqualification in her last start, Nellie Cashman heads an overflow field of well-matched 3-year-old fillies in the Oct. 18 Pin Oak Valley View Stakes (gr. IIIT).
A colt from the first crop of multiple group I winner Rip Van Winkle sold for the highest price of 230,000 guineas ($386,356 in United States funds) on the second day of Book 2 at the Tattersalls October yearling sale Oct 15.
After two adventures in grade I company, trainer Graham Motion brings Wertheimer & Frere's homebred Nutello to the $100,000 Sycamore Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Keeneland on Oct. 17.
The Breeders' Cup announced Oct. 15 that a star-studded concert has been planned to enhance the Breeders' Cup World Championship festivities.
Joe and Helen Barbazon of Morriston, Fla., announced Oct. 15 the formation of Pleasant Acre Stallions to be located in Marion County near their current Thoroughbred facility, Pleasant Acres Farm.
Hear what trainer Dale Romans' contenders are currently doing and what he thinks through prior to entering Breeders' Cup races. watch video
Bunt joins Select Sales after working as the membership and education coordinator for the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association (TOBA) and as the sales coordinator for VanMeter Sales.
Jockey Damien Oliver, shares his thoughts on Lion of Belfort and Unpretentious.
Robert Smerdon talks about his prospects for the Caulfield Cup, including Go Again, Every Faith, and Members Joy.
Rob Nicholson, track clocker, shares his thoughts on the Caulfield Cup.
Stuart Webb talks about his prospects for the Caulfield Cup.
Graded stakes-winning stallion Elite Squadron is relocating to Don and Dana Meyers' Swifty Farms near Seymour, Ind., owner Tom Walters announced Oct. 15.
Photos of the week from Keeneland, Belmont Park, Europe, Japan, and Calder.
Commander defended his title in the British Columbia Premier's Stakes (Can-III) while Madeira Park secured the first graded stakes win in her career in the Ballerina Stakes (Can-III) Oct. 14 at Hastings Racecourse.
Trainer Dale Romans discusses Little Mike, Silver Max, and other Breeders' Cup contenders. 10/15/2013
Anthony Cummings talks about his prospects for the Caulfield Cup.
Mick Price discusses his prospects for the Caulfield Cup, including Le Mans and Tangos Daughter.
Clarry Conners talks about his prospects for the Caulfield Cup, including Refer and Fare Well.
Clinton McDonald talks about his prospects for the 2013 Caulfield Cup, including Another Effort, Cryptic Lady, and Second Effort.
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