Americain, Dynaformer's leading earner and a multiple graded stakes winner, sired his first foal Jan 19. when a filly was born in Lexington, Ky.
Emerald Downs president Ron Crockett was recognized with the 2013 Paul Allen Sports Citizen Award, one of Seattle's most prestigious honors, on the evening of Jan. 22.
Zensational Storm, by Zensational, and Pushingonastring, by Distorted Humor, each sold for $75,000 to top proceedings during the horses of racing age portion of Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s winter mixed sale Jan. 23 in Ocala.
Construction of a new racetrack gaming facility in the Mahoning Valley is well under way, but the track's owner and the Ohio State Racing Commission continued a battle over a commitment on the number of stalls Jan. 23.
As part of its educational mission, the Consignors and Commercial Breeders Association will hold its first symposium at Keeneland Feb. 4.
- By Steve Haskin
We've already seen some stress and low tolerance building in the camp of one of the leading Kentucky Derby hopefuls. read blog
The Jockey Club of Canada's Graded Stakes Committee held its annual review of the graded and listed stakes in Canada and while the number of graded stakes in Canada remains unchanged at 43 there is one notable downgrade.
The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association will hold a two-day Thoroughbred Pedigree and Conformation Clinic March 7-8 at Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. in Ocala.
A stacked field of 3-year-olds are set to compete in the Holy Bull Stakes. Claire Novak and Frank Angst give their picks on who you need to watch and wager with in the race. watch video
Canadian Horse of the Year and prominent sire Afleet died Jan. 22 at the age of 30 at Breeders Stallion Station in Japan.
Summer Hit is the clear standout in a field of 14 entered for the $250,000 California Cup Turf Classic, one of three races for older horses included in the Sunshine Millions/California Cup lineup Jan. 25 at Santa Anita Park.
Anaerobio stalked just behind pacesetter Pearl Flute before seizing the lead in the stretch to win the $250,000 Al Fahidi Fort Sponsored by Gulf News (UAE-II) Jan. 23 at Meydan.
The Holy Bull Stakes almost always serves as my Kentucky Derby Trail kick-off because it begins the separation of the contenders from the pretenders.
The Illinois Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners Foundation will hold its third annual online stallion season auction Feb. 1-9.
The first reported foal for Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winner I'll Have Another was a filly born Jan. 18 at Big Red Farm in Hokkaido, Japan.
A new online horse industry publication founded by former New York Racing Association president and CEO Charles Hayward was launched Jan. 22.
Cribbing isn't just annoying for owners and destructive to property. It can also negatively impact your horse's health and is notoriously difficult to control. But there's a glimmer of hope for owners with cribbers: Researchers found that a surgical procedure intended to control cribbing is very effective.
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