Claire Novak recaps the Fasig-Tipton July Sale, including comments from Larry Best, Meg Levy and Boyd Browning.
Horse racing newcomer Larry Best struck again, going to $1 million to acquire a Medaglia d'Oro filly during the waning minutes of the Fasig-Tipton July selected yearling sale, highlighting a strong auction that kicked off the yearling sale season.
When Diane Nelson passed away at age 54, her days riding regularly on the tough New York circuit were long forgotten by many. But those who followed racing in the Big Apple remember her as a top rider.
Industry groups in Pennsylvania will stay vigilant after Governor Tom Wolf on July 10 allowed an underfunded budget to become law without his signature.
Trainer Steve Asmussen and owner Mike Langford are waiting for their 3-year-old colt Untrapped to come up with a signature victory. The $500,000 Indiana Derby (G2) July 15 would be an excellent time.
Connect, winner of the Cigar Mile Handicap (G1) last fall, has been retired because of a soft tissue injury and will enter stud at Lane's End Farm for 2018, it was announced July 11.
Jeff True, a 30-year horse racing industry veteran, has been named president and general manager of All American Ruidoso Downs Racing.
Frostmourne will stretch out to 1 1/8 miles for the first time when he again faces other 3-year-olds on the turf in the $200,000 Kent Stakes (G3T) July 15 at Delaware Park.
Belmont Derby Invitational, Belmont Oaks Invitational, Belmont Sprint Championship, Suburban, Great Lady M, Victory Ride, Dwyer, Arlington Handicap, Stars and Stripes, American Derby, Iowa Derby, Iowa Oaks, Cornhusker Handicap, Parx Dash, and more.
The Louisiana Racing Commission granted approval July 5 of the transfer of six turf stakes from Evangeline Downs to Harrah's Louisiana Downs.
Spendthrift Farm's multiple grade 1 winner Lord Nelson is making progress in his ongoing battle with laminitis in both front feet, which caused the son of Pulpit to miss the 2017 breeding season.
On July 4 when Santa Anita Park’s spring-summer meet came to an end, the jockey standings showed a tie at the top between Flavien Prat and 19-year-old Evin Roman, which produced a storyline last mentioned nearly 70 years ago.
Michael McMahon, Wendy Moon, and Anita Motion have joined the Thoroughbred Education and Research Foundation's board of trustees.
Shadai Stallion Station's Deep Impact lived up to his name July 10-11 as the leading Japanese sire produced the top-priced individuals at the Japan Racing Horse Association selected foal and yearling sale.
Cartier Racing Awards, points earned in Pattern races through July 9
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