2016 Eclipse Awards finalists in 17 Equine and Human categories announced on January 5, 2017. Winners will be announced at the 46th annual Eclipse Awards on January 21 at Gulfstream Park.
J. Keeler Johnson handicaps the Sham Stakes (gr. III) and recaps Irish War Cry's win in the Marylander Stakes.
2016 leading New York sire Freud remains at $10,000
Multiple grade 1-winner I'm a Chatterbox continues to prepare at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots for her seasonal debut for trainer Larry Jones and owners Carolyn and Fletcher Gray.
Two-time Washington Horse of the Year Stryker Phd returns to action Jan. 6 in an allowance race at Golden Gate Fields.
First Canadian owners clinic will be held at Woodbine on Queen's Plate day
Rick Porter is a sporting man and a planning man, and to that end he has mapped out a "perfect-world" scenario for Songbird that will have fans of the Medaglia d'Oro filly drooling in anticipation with hopes that all goes well.
Total handle eked upward, while race days continue to decline.
Shaun Hubbard carries on family tradition at Ruidoso Downs
Before entering the breeding shed a race horse needs some re-training, a fertility evaluation, and some time to refocus on his new job and prepare for his first breeding season.
The 2017 auction season kicks off Jan. 9, with the five-day Keeneland January horses of all ages sale, which has 1,893 horses cataloged.
Bert Pilcher Jr. and partners reach the big time with Three Rules
Champion Nyquist continues to recover after undergoing colic surgery Dec. 22 and remains on track to begin the 2017 breeding season on schedule, Darley America chief operating officer Dan Pride said Jan. 5.
James McIngvale's Eragon cleared quarantine in Miami and arrived Jan. 5 at Gulfstream Park for his upcoming engagement in the $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) Jan. 28.
While most of the main players landed in their expected spots, a few surprises and conspicuous absences were present when the finalists for the 2016 Eclipse Awards were announced Jan. 5.
Funds raised by Thoroughbred Club of America
Stakes taken off the turf loses grade 3 status.
Behind the scenes work, innovation to spark 2017
This week's Look Back feature recalls Swale's easy victory in the 1984 Hutcheson Stakes at Gulfstream Park, his 3-year-old debut.
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