Delaware Park, a bucolic race course steeped in racing history but an operation battling stiff competition from other Mid-Atlantic region tracks, begins its 80th season of racing with a 10-race program June 3.
Recently, horseman Mike Ryan's dreams have come up classic: He co-bred May 6 Kentucky Derby Presented By Yum! Brands (G1) winner Always Dreaming and bought May 20 Preakness (G1) victor Cloud Computing as a yearling.
Amerman Racing's Oscar Performance looks to recapture his 2016 form as part of a field of eight 3-year-olds in the $200,000 Pennine Ridge (G3T) going 1 1/8 miles on the inner turf at Belmont Park June 3.
Carrot Farm's Japanese-bred multiple stakes winner Epicharis arrived at Belmont Park June 1 ahead of his North American debut in the $1.5 million Belmont Stakes presented by NYRA Bets (G1) June 10.
Hong Kong horsemen have not been shy about targeting rich races elsewhere in Asia and the June 4 Yasuda Kinen (G1) at Tokyo Racecourse is no exception.
Only other year dominated by first-crop 3-year-olds since 1973
Who's ready for a fantastic weekend of competitive racing? The lineup of stakes races scheduled for this Saturday is impressive, making it difficult to choose a single race to handicap.
Multiple graded stakes-placed Conquest Mo Money will bypass the June 10 Belmont Stakes (G1) and instead start in the seven-furlong Woody Stephens Stakes (G2) on the Belmont Park undercard that day, owner Tom McKenna said June 1.
Hialeah Park opened its Quarter Horse race meet May 31 with match races in front of a sparse audience that one spectator said was less than a dozen for the first race.
If you want to get a bit more adventurous and take a shot on a horse who not only could win the Belmont, he could win in impressive fashion, then why not take a good hard look at the Japanese invader Epicharis.
Topped by the multiple group winner Gregers, Book 1 of the Magic Millions broodmare sale on Australia's Gold Coast concluded with a record gross and across-the-board increases.
Forty-four years after setting records and dominating the 1973 Triple Crown, Secretariat's enduring appeal as an American icon will be evident this week with the debut of the latest Audi commercial.
Fresh off What a View's front-running victory as the 1-2 favorite in the Crystal Water Stakes for California-breds on May 20, trainer Kenny Black is holding to the old adage of running his charge when he's right.
Phillips Racing Partnership's homebred Time and Motion will reach millionaire status if she wins the $100,000 Eatontown Stakes (G3T) at Monmouth Park.
This week is a race recap written by Robert Hebert of the 1968 Vanity Handicap at Hollywood Park won by Gamely.
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