Evan Hammonds recaps the results of the Risen Star Stakes and Fountain of Youth Stakes.Sunday, February 24, 2013
The Florida Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association is working with Gulfstream Park and the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association to secure a three-year contract for the Claiming Crown.Sunday, February 24, 2013
Three-year-old prospect Carried Interest ran second as the 1-2 favorite in an allowance event at Gulfstream Park Feb. 24 in his first race since finishing second in last fall's Futurity Stakes (gr. II) at Belmont Park.Sunday, February 24, 2013
Though virtually assured of a starting slot in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), trainer Keith Desormeaux says he plans to run Risen Star Stakes (gr. II) winner Ive Struck a Nerve in the Louisiana Derby.Sunday, February 24, 2013
Eclipse Award winner Beholder worked five furlongs on Santa Anita's fast main track Feb. 24 in :59 3/5 under regular rider Garrett Gomez in preparation for the upcoming Las Virgenes Stakes (gr. I) for 3-year-old fillies.Sunday, February 24, 2013
Grade I winner Violence, among the early favorites for this year's Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), sustained a fracture to his right front medial sesamoid and is off the Triple Crown trail.Sunday, February 24, 2013
Though he wasn't happy with the 125-pound weight assignment, trainer Bob Baffert said Game On Dude would contest the upcoming Santa Anita Handicap (gr. I) after the favorite worked a fast six furlongs Feb. 24.Sunday, February 24, 2013
A foal crop that has declined 22% in five years is making it tough in Britain to maintain a strong racing product.Sunday, February 24, 2013
Elite Australian sire Redoute's Choice reached his 100th individual stakes winner Feb. 23 when She's Clean won the Triscay Stakes at Warwick Farm.Sunday, February 24, 2013
A decision on the next start for Besilu Stables Fountain of Youth (gr. II) winner Orb has not been made, according to trainer Shug McGaughey, who reported the son of Malibu Moon was doing well Feb. 24.Sunday, February 24, 2013
Promising 3-year-olds Dewey Square and Bambazonki each worked five furlongs at Gulfstream Park Feb. 24 in preparation for the upcoming Palm Beach Stakes (gr. IIIT) at 1 1/8 miles on turf.Sunday, February 24, 2013
Favored Persuasive Paul and Joe Steiner made it look easy as they posted a 3 3/4-length victory in the $75,000 Turf Paradise Derby Feb. 23.Sunday, February 24, 2013
Donald H. Divine, a longtime horseman, trainer, and bloodstock consultant, died Feb. 21 at his home in Ocala, Fla.Sunday, February 24, 2013
Although researchers have been studying the equine navicular bone for years, many mysteries still surround it. For instance, advanced imaging techniques give veterinarians a clearer picture than ever of irregularities or damage to the navicular bone, but it's not always evident what such pathologies mean for a horse's soundness. Elizabeth Yorke, D...Sunday, February 24, 2013
Treble Jig, a group III-winning son of Gone West, heads the list of 131 horses entered in the Emirates Racing Authority horses in training sale March 6 at Meydan Racecourse in the United Arab Emirates.Sunday, February 24, 2013
Fasig-Tipton Texas has cataloged at least 131 head for the April 3 sale of 2-year-olds in training and horses of racing age at Lone Star Park in Grand Prairie, Texas.Sunday, February 24, 2013
Trainer: Thomas M. Amoss
Owner: GoldMark Farm, LLC and Whisper Hill Farm
Jockey: Rosie Napravnik
Trainer: D. Wayne Lukas
Owner: Hornung, P., Martin, E., Lukas, D., Davis, W., Miller, D. and Shade, M.
Jockey: Julien R. Leparoux
Trainer: Albert M. Stall, Jr.
Owner: Claiborne Farm and Dilschneider, Adele B.
Jockey: Brian Joseph Hernandez, Jr.
Trainer: Bob Baffert
Owner: Watson, Karl, Pegram, Michael E. and Weitman, Paul
Jockey: Martin Garcia
Trainer: Edward Plesa, Jr.
Owner: Trilogy Stable and Plesa, Laurie
Jockey: John R. Velazquez
Trainer: Todd A. Pletcher
Owner: WinStar Farm LLC
Jockey: Calvin H. Borel
Trainer: Claude R. McGaughey III
Owner: Janney, III, Stuart S. and Phipps Stable
Jockey: Joel Rosario
Trainer: Doug F. O'Neill
Owner: W. C. Racing, Kenney, Dave and RAP Racing
Jockey: Kevin Krigger