Breeders' Cup Turf and Arlington Million winner looks to add another rich purse in the $5 million Dubai Duty Free Sponsored by Duty Free (UAE-I) March 30 at Meydan.
Indiana Downs' general manager of racing, Jon Schuster, announced March 26 the appointment of Bill Downes to the position of track announcer, effective immediately.
American interests He's Had Enough and Dice Flavor take on top Godolphin contender Secret Number in the $2 million UAE Derby (UAE-II) March 30 at Meydan, three of 12 sophomores entered for the 1900-meter event.
Horses featured include: Law Enforcement (pink #4), Ocean Park (yellow #1), Invincible Ash, Dice Flavor (pink #6), Sole Power (orange #9), Balmont Mast (orange #2), Animal Kingdom (white #2), and more. Watch Video
The Ontario government said March 26 it has reached "tentative transition funding agreements" with Fort Erie and two harness tracks, Flamboro Downs and Georgian Downs.
Keeneland and Cross Gate Gallery of Lexington have formed a new company that will hold its first sporting art auction in November of this year.
Trainer Mike de Kock's Meydan course-record setter Shea Shea aims for the most lucrative win of his career in the $1 million Al Quoz Sprint Sponsored By Emirates NBD (UAE-I) on the Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) undercard March 30.
Horses training for World Cup Day 2013, including Eagle Regiment (orange #4), Varsity (orange #12), Shareta (green #4), Verma (red #3), Glofra (yellow #2), Trailblazer (green #7), and Royal Delta (white #1). Watch Video
Dale Romans talks about Little Mike and Dullahan. Watch Video
Rachel Alexandra returned to Stonestreet Farm March 26, beginning the next stage of her remarkable recuperation following abdominal surgery performed mid-February at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital near Lexington.
Cot Campbell is hoping to get enough points in the Louisiana Derby to make it to Churchill
Patterned after Hollywood's Walk of Fame, the new attraction is part of the 150th anniversary of Thoroughbred racing at the track. New York Racing Association and the Saratoga 150 Committee announced plans.
Champion Sprinter Trinniberg will try to make history when he faces an expected 12 other starters in the $2 million Dubai Golden Shaheen presented by Gulf News (UAE-I) Saturday, March 30 at Meydan.
Terry Gabriel instills teamwork at Pelican State Thoroughbreds. Download Now
Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid al Maktoum's unbeaten colt Soft Falling Rain will get the first major test of his career in the $1 million Godolphin Mile (UAE-II) March 20 at Meydan.
Legislation creating the Kansas Agriculture Opportunity Act would lower the tax rate on electronic gaming machines in an effort to get racetracks to install them, and also increase the amount of revenue for purses.
Keeneland has named Julie Cauthen as director of owner and client development. Cauthen will be tasked with expanding Keeneland's efforts domestically to draw new owners to the Thoroughbred industry.
Simulcast wagering operations at Churchill Downs will shift Wednesday, March 27, from the track's new "Parlay" venue back to its former location on the second floor of the track's clubhouse.
Japan's brilliant filly Gentildonna begins her international campaign March 30 in the $5 million Longines Dubai Sheema Classic (UAE-I) on the Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) undercard at Meydan.
We're in full tilt mode now, with Kentucky Derby prep races going nine furlongs. Let's see where the contenders are going next during this exciting phase of the Kentucky Derby Trail.
Kentucky is known for its beautiful rolling green pastures filled with broodmares and their young, but there can be an ugly side to this picture: the half acre turnout paddock next to every barn. You know the one—new mares and foals, mares close to foaling, or horses on layup are turned out here every day.
Press conference interview with Carlo Vaccarezza, owner of Little Mike who is a contender for the 2013 Dubai Duty Free. Courtesy of the Dubai Racing Club. watch video
Interview with trainer John Moore at Meydan with Frederick Engels (GB) at morning training session on Monday March 26th, in lead up to DWC 2013. Courtesy of the Dubai Racing Club. watch video
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