Dual grade I winner Tale of Ekati was represented by his first winner as a stallion when his juvenile daughter Princesa Gold won the first race at Hipodromo de las Americas in Mexico March 28.
Grade II winner My Gi Gi has been retired to be bred to Medaglia d'Oro and entered in a November sale as part of the Taylor Made Sales Agency consignment.
Two-time Horse of the Year Wise Dan continued to progress toward his season debut, turning in an easy five-furlong breeze in 1:00 3/5 under regular rider Damien Rock April 1 at Keeneland.
"This horse has got the mind for a Derby horse," Gary Contessa remarked. "He'll walk into that stadium and there'll be 150,000 people there...and he'll be like 'Yeah, this is cool...whatever.' "
A 4.3% uptick in total sales was offset by a 25% drop in median and a rise in the RNA rate.
Three-time stakes winner Storming Inti and 2013 Generous (gr. IIIT) victor Global View are the most accomplished horses in a full field of 12 that were entered in the Transylvania Stakes (gr. IIIT) April 4.
Is he or isn't he? That is the question everyone is asking on the subject of Social Inclusion being one of those so-called freaks that only come along on rare occasions.
The Laurel Park's winter meeting ended March 29 with apprentice jockey Trevor McCarthy taking the jockey title and four conditioners sharing the trainer title.
Keeneland has launched a new mobile website and enhanced its popular Race-Day App to provide a better experience for fans.
Former Central Kentucky stallion Mutakddim, sire of six champions and more than 100 stakes winners, has died at Haras La Quebrada in Argentina.
The number of historical race gaming machines in operation at Kentucky racetracks would increase substantially if the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission approves requests from Keeneland Racecourse and The Red Mile.
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Keeneland has set Thursday, April 3 for an under tack preview day for its April 2-year-olds in training sale.
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Tampa Bay Derby (gr. II) winner Ring Weekend will make his final prep for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands when the gelded son of Tapit goes to post in the $250,000 Calder Derby at Calder Casino & Race Course.
Hops and Horses, a celebration to benefit Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement, is set for April 10 in Lexington.
Wise Dan gets a bath outside his barn at Keeneland in Lexington, Ky., on April 1, 2014. Watch Video
The Ontario government said April 1 it will provide up to $500 million to the horse racing industry in the province over a five-year period through the Horse Racing Partnership Plan.
Keeneland and OperaLex, formerly the Lexington Opera Society, announced that the Keeneland sales pavilion will be the site of this year's Encore!, the organization's annual fund-raising event.
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