The Washington Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners Association will hold its 2013 summer sale on Tuesday, Aug. 20, two weeks earlier than its past traditional Labor Day date.
Fasig-Tipton's Florida Sale at Palm Meadows Training Center in Boynton Beach, Fla., featured plenty of highlights throughout the one-day auction including double-digit gains in average and median.
The finalists for the seventh annual Dr. Tony Ryan Book Award include a sequel to a previous finalist; a biography of a noted jockey; and a chronicle of the pursuit of American racing's ultimate goal.
The roster of 3-year-olds eligible for the 2013 Triple Crown has grown to 382 with the addition of 13 late nominations (pending late mail) to the three-race series of American classic races.
An A.P. Indy filly became the first seven-figure purchase at the March 25 Fasig-Tipton Florida sale of selected 2-year-olds in training when she was acquired by Green Hills Farm for $1.1 million.
Following an appointment with his neurosurgeon March 25, jockey Ramon Dominguez said he will continue physical and cognitive therapy for a fractured skull sustained in a Jan. 18 spill at Aqueduct Racetrack.
A bay colt by Bernardini became the new sale topper at the Fasig-Tipton Florida select sale of 2-year-olds in training when he was bought for $1.6 million by prominent New York owner Robert LaPenta.
What they have in common is they all carry the John Nerud influence in their pedigree, mainly through the descendents of Fappiano and Dr. Fager and continuing through Unbridled and Quiet American. read blog
Both colts will be among the favorites for the Santa Anita and Florida Derbys.
Steve Haskin has some shuffling in his Kentucky Derby Dozen this week. Read to see if Black Onyx or Govenor Charlie make an appearance! watch video
The catalog for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s 2013 spring sale of 2-year-olds in training is available on the OBS website at obssales.com.
The National Thoroughbred Racing Association and Treasure Island Las Vegas announced that the Daily Racing Form/NTRA National Handicapping Championship will return to the Las Vegas property in 2014.
Evan Hammonds recaps the Sunland Derby and Spiral Stakes from the weekend. watch video
A Smart Strike filly fetched $700,000 at the Fasig-Tipton Florida select 2-year-olds in training sale March 25. Consigned by Hartley/DeRenzo Thoroughbreds, agent, she was bought by Nat Rea's Regis Farms.
Early in the Fasig-Tipton Florida sale on March 25, Barbara Banke's Stonestreet Farm landed a Malibu Moon filly for $625,000 from the consignment of de Meric Sales, agent.
Any owner who has ever bathed a horse while standing on a conventional concrete surface knows the soapy runoff can quickly turn that surface into a slick hazard for both animal and human. Stephen Higgins, PhD, director of Environmental Compliance for the Agricultural Experiment Station at the University of Kentucky’s College of Agriculture, says hor...
Joint infections are a serious occurrence in horses with the potential to end an athletic career or even a life. Although survival rates are as high as 62% in foals and 85% in adults, only 48-66% of horses return to previous athletic activity after a joint infection.
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