WinStar Farm and Head of Plains Partners' Yoshida will get his class tested July 8, but considering what he's done on the racetrack so far, the Japanese-bred might have the most upside in a stout Belmont Derby Invitational (G1T) field.
The grade 1 winners will stand at Evicmen Harasi, which also stands Toccet and Justenuffhumor.
Suffolk Downs begins its short 2017 live meet July 8 with a two-day weekend racing festival format, lucrative purses, full fields, low takeout for bettors, and generous incentives for every participating owner and trainer.
Jockey Uriel Lopez celebrated his 1,000th winner July 4 when he guided Kenneth Hutchens' homebred Peacock Man to victory in the sixth race at Fairmount Park.
Mind Your Biscuits will bear a bull's-eye that six challengers will zero in on during the Belmont Sprint Championship Stakes (G2) at Belmont Park.
Santa Anita Park's all-sources handle for its 103-day racing season, which began Dec. 26 and concluded July 4, showed a $23.5 million increase over last season, a 2.5% gain, according to track officials.
Set to make his first start since finishing fifth in the May 6 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1), Klaravich Stables and William Lawrence's Practical Joke will lead a field of five in the $400,000 Dwyer Stakes (G3) July 8 at Belmont Park.
The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced July 5 that Los Alamitos Race Course has earned reaccreditation from the NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance for its Thoroughbred race meet.
The breadth and depth of trainer Chad Brown's turf distaffers will be front and center this Saturday as his arsenal leads the 12-horse lineup set to go to post in the Belmont Oaks Invitational Stakes (G1T).
A fundraiser for longtime Thoroughbred industry veteran Mark "Snake" Thompson will be held at McCarthy's in downtown Lexington, Ky., on Saturday, July 8. The event starts at 7 p.m. EDT.
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