Stiff competition for racehorses, especially accomplished well-bred fillies and mares, fueled a vibrant July horses of racing age market at Fasig-Tipton, with the July 10 auction soaring past last year's numbers
Diane J. Nelson, a multiple graded stakes-winning rider, who made her mark in the saddle and in front of the camera, died this month and was memorialized in a service in her native New York July 10. She was 54.
International Federation of Horseracing Authorities chairman Louis Romanet joined the Water Hay Oats Alliance and annouced support for the Horseracing Integrity Act of 2017.
Joe Appelbaum owns nearly 70 horses, including some in partnership; about 22 of these are broodmares.
For owner Rick Porter, a victory in the $750,000 Delaware Handicap (G1) would mean a lot as the big race at his local track. On July 15 he will send out two-time champion Songbird in an effort to land the $750,000 race for fillies and mares.
Japanese Horse of the Year Orfevre was represented by his first winner when his son Kurino Kooning won a maiden race at Hakodate in Japan July 9.
The National Thoroughbred Racing Association Top Thoroughbred Poll of all ages shows slight shuffling in the top 10 after the conclusion of the Stars & Stripes Festival of Racing this weekend at Belmont Park.
Jockey Lindey Wade reached a milestone July 9 when he scored his 1,000th North American career victory in the seventh race at Lone Star Park aboard Karen & Richard Boyer's Firepit Queen.
The Race Track Chaplaincy of America is accepting nominations for the 2017 White Horse Awards, which honor individuals who have done something heroic—or above and beyond—on behalf of human or horse.
- By Steve Haskin
Could it be that we actually saw the Travers winner, or at least a major threat in the Midsummer Derby, compete on Saturday?
The New York Racing Association July 10 announced the hiring of veteran horse racing analyst and Major League Baseball All-Star Paul Lo Duca.
The Saratoga 150 Committee today announced the two newest inductees to the Hoofprints Walk of Fame at Saratoga Race Course: memorable filly Molly Brant and champion horse Sun Briar.
Fasig-Tipton has cataloged 300 foals of 2016 for the sale that kicks off the yearling auction season, providing breeders with the first barometer of the market.
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