Three-time grade I winner Marquetry, whose 1991 upset of Farma Way at 27-1 odds ranks as the largest in Hollywood Gold Cup (gr. I) history, died Feb. 1 at Old Friends in Georgetown, KY.Friday, February 01, 2013
Grade II winner Atta Boy Roy, one of the fastest Thoroughbreds in Washington state history, capped a brilliant career with a runner-up finish Feb. 1 in the Swift Stakes at Turf Paradise in Phoenix.Friday, February 01, 2013
Due to the expected high winds and cold weather in the area on the evening of Friday, Feb. 1, Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races has canceled its scheduled live racing program.Friday, February 01, 2013
Grade I winner Here Comes Ben and the Forestry mare Double Dinghy Day produced the first foal by the son of Street Cry, Joe and Anne McMahon announced Feb. 1.Friday, February 01, 2013
Apprentice jockey Pierre Tomas won his first race in North America Feb. 1 when he rode Victorious Leader to a 41-1 upset in the seventh race at Aqueduct Racetrack.Friday, February 01, 2013
Norman Ridker, whose Thoroughbred Times owed millions of dollars to creditors when he closed the company through Chapter 7 bankruptcy, secured a large personal payday Feb. 1 by selling his remaining magazines.Friday, February 01, 2013
Los Alamitos Race Course officials were planning to meet Feb. 1 with the city of Cypress, Calif., to begin discussing expansion of the Orange County facility to accommodate Thoroughbred racing and training.Friday, February 01, 2013
Under a plan submitted to Maryland officials Feb. 1, the Maryland Jockey Club plans to build new stables at Laurel Park and Pimlico Race Course in a first step toward major capital improvements at both tracks.Friday, February 01, 2013
Gulfstream Park announced that Kenneth L. and Sarah K. Ramsey's Ramsey Farm will sponsor the Feb. 9 Kitten's Joy Gulfstream Park Turf Handicap (gr. IT).Friday, February 01, 2013
James W. Simms will serve as president and general manager of Miami Valley Gaming & Racing, a new facility being developed in southwestern Ohio's Warren County, it was announced Feb. 1.Friday, February 01, 2013
Stakes winner Causeway's Kin was represented by his first reported foal when a filly was born Jan. 30 at Stonewall Farm Ocala in Ocala, Fla.Friday, February 01, 2013
New York's growing gambling industry is now being regulated by a single state agency with vast powers over the individuals and companies involved in everything from Thoroughbred racing to Indian casino operations.Friday, February 01, 2013
It's supposed to be Dynamic Sky's race to lose, but he's going to face some 3-year-olds with upside potential in the grade III Sam F. Davis Stakes.Friday, February 01, 2013
An Indiana lawmaker has introduced legislation calling for an independent report on the economic impact of the horse racing and breeding industry in the state.Friday, February 01, 2013
If you missed the Live Blog, read the transcript to see what you missed. Next Live Blog is Friday, Feb 22 at NOON EDT.Friday, February 01, 2013
Starlight Racing has named Elizabeth Ovelman to the position of marketing director.Friday, February 01, 2013
With wind chill temperatures in the single digits forecast for the evening racing hours, Turfway Park has canceled live racing for Friday, Feb. 1.Friday, February 01, 2013
PORTER ON PEDIGREES, by Alan Porter
Oxbow took decisive first steps on the road to the Kentucky Derby with an 11 1/2-length victory in the Lecomte Stakes.
The select portion of New Zealand Bloodstock's National yearling sales series concluded Feb. 1 at Karaka with declines in total sales and average price, but median held steady.Friday, February 01, 2013
Colic remains a preeminent focus among equine researchers, and a North Carolina State University research team is breaking it down to the nitty gritty by examining how infectious disease and inflammation impact cells in the horse's gut. Specifically, they are focusing on the "tight junctions," or the spaces between microvilli--microscopic ce...Friday, February 01, 2013
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