Churchill Downs Inc. officials told Louisiana lawmakers May 13 the company will reinvest in Fair Grounds, thus staving off legislation that would have forced a portion of the track's annual slots revenue to track improvements
This summer's Colonial Downs meeting may be in jeopardy after the New Kent, Va. track broke off talk with horsemen Tuesday, May 13.
Kentucky Horse Racing Commissioner Ned Bonnie suggested the regulator bring in outside help to investigate the events surrounding the victory by Masochistic in the third race on the May 3 Kentucky Derby day card at Churchill.
Stakes winner Silver City was represented by his first winner as a stallion when his 2-year-old daughter Promise Me Silver won the third race at Lone Star Park in her career debut May 11.
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Deborah Kopatz, an Ohio-based Thoroughbred owner and breeder, died May 8 at age 60. Kopatz owned Fox Chapel Farm near North Canton, Ohio and bred four-time stakes winner King of the Roxy.
Kentucky Derby winner and Preakness Stakes hopeful California Chrome made his first trip to the track at Pimlico Race Course the morning of May 13, a day after arriving at the Baltimore track.
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California Chrome won the Derby the hard way, because he was never further than two lengths back at any call in the chart. read blog
West Point Thoroughbreds founder and president Terry Finley had to reach deep into his wallet to acquire Preakness Stakes contender Ring Weekend, a son of Tapit, at the 2012 Keeneland September yearling sale.
Seven of the eight active Racing Hall of Fame riders will meet in head-to-head competition May 16 in the $50,000 Xpressbet Hall of Fame Jockey Challenge at Pimlico Race Course.
Churchill Downs is partnering with Saratoga Casino and Raceway on a proposed resort-style casino near Albany.
A University of Florida veterinarian said a compounded drug from the Wickliffe Pharmacy in Lexington may have led to the deaths of two Thoroughbreds and caused neurological disturbances with six others.
Grade II-placed Heritage Hall has been retired to stud at David Spears Racing in Hartshorne, Oklahoma.
Fasig-Tipton hopes to build on the success of last year's inaugural July horses of racing age sale, which immediately follows the select yearling sale July 14.
Grade I winner and pensioned sire Crusader Sword died due to the infirmities of old age at Old Friends at Cabin Creek near Greenfield Center, N.Y., May 10.
Art Grace covered racing for The Blood-Horse for more than 30 years. read blog
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