California Chrome and Frosted are the accomplished headliners of what is shaping up to be an exciting edition of the March 26 Dubai World Cup (UAE-I), but Al Shaqab Racing's Mshawish also looms.
Shadwell Stable's undefeated 3-year-old Mohaymen breezed a half-mile March 11 at Palm Meadows in preparation for his next start in the $1 million Xpressbet.com Florida Derby (gr. I) April 2 at Gulfstream Park.
Grade I winner Brody's Cause is scheduled to make his 3-year-old season debut Saturday, March 12 in the Tampa Bay Derby (gr. II).
Santa Anita Park has earned reaccreditation from the National Thoroughbred Racing Association Safety and Integrity Alliance, officials said March 11.
Expectations are high for his 4-year-old campaign.
The Jockey Club and the Latin American Racing Channel will host the second Pan American Conference from May 17-20, 2017, in Washington, D.C., in the days leading up to the Preakness Stakes (gr. I) at Pimlico Race Course.
The Los Angeles Superior Court determined March 10 that Los Alamitos Race Course house rules on clenbuterol and albuterol testing in Quarter Horse races violated state laws and that the CHRB should not have allowed the rules.
Bolo will put his undefeated record over the Santa Anita Park lawn on the line March 12 in the $400,000 Frank E. Kilroe Mile (gr. IT), with grade II winners Om and Midnight Storm in to challenge.
Michael House's three-time graded stakes winner Big John B will look to regain his impressive form from the recent past in the $200,000 San Luis Rey Stakes (gr. IIT) March 13 at Santa Anita Park.
The New York Racing Association is preparing to return to private control, board chairman Michael Del Giudice said at a meeting of the association's board of directors March 10 in New York City.
After finishing second in a pair of graded stakes in Southern California, crack sprinter Salutos Amigos has returned to New York where he'll aim to defend his 2015 score in the Tom Fool Handicap (gr. III) March 12 at Aqueduct
Wagering on Polar River has been suspended in the upcoming Kentucky Oaks Future Wager after a representative of trainer Doug Watson confirmed to Churchill Downs officials that the Dubai-based filly would not race in the Oaks.
In the first agreement of its kind between a racetrack and racing contest site, DerbyWars will contribute revenue to Hawthorne Race Course and Illinois horsemen.
Apprentice jockeys Carlos Hernandez and Alvaro Donis recorded their first career victories Thursday at Gulfstream Park.
A filly by The Factor and an Adios Charlie colt set themselves apart March 10 by posting the fastest times during the second under tack show for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's March sale.
The New York Racing Association board of directors March 10 voted to support federal legislation that would grant USADA authority over equine medication and testing.
Kentucky Downs and Encore Racing Based Games (RBG) announced March 10 an agreement to add 143 additional Encore Historic Horse Racing terminals at the Franklin, Ky. track.
Joel Rosario, one of two jockeys hospitalized following a Feb. 20 spill at Gulfstream Park, is nearing a return that could have him riding the week of the $1 million Xpressbet.com Florida Derby (gr. I) April 2.
Oaklawn Park's management canceled its nine-race card scheduled for March 10 after more than five inches of rain left the track too saturated for racing.
Golden Gate Fields will begin to broadcast its races using high-definition cameras and video March 17, The Stronach Group announced March 10.
The top spots in the 2016 season's initial Longines World's Best Racehorse Rankings feature a trio of U.S.-trained horses headed by 2014 Horse of the Year California Chrome.
Tom LaMarra and Ellis Starr preview the Tampa Bay Derby (gr. II) featuring Star Hill, Rafting, Destin, Brody's Cause, and Economic Model. Watch Video
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Racing returns to Laurel Park March 11 after a more than three-week break as part of a new schedule that will allow the facility to capitalize on its expansive turf course.
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After an easy half-mile breeze in his first timed workout since his score in the San Vicente (gr. II) Feb. 15, Reddam Racing's Nyquist got back to his standard two-turn workout assignment March 10 at Santa Anita Park.
Wild Dude and Kobe's Back, who finished 1-2 in last year's San Carlos, return in the seven-furlong sprint but must deal with lightly raced and talented Calculator.
Champion racemare takes next step of expected big campaign March 12 in Florida.
With the likes of California Chrome and Hoppertunity heading overseas for the Dubai World Cup (UAE-I), the $1 million Santa Anita Handicap (gr. I) March 12 appears primed for East Coast invaders looking to take advantage.
Three Into Mischief fillies and offspring of four freshmen sires were among 14 horses that shared the fastest eighth of a mile workout time of :09 4/5 during the March 9 first of three under tack workout sessions.
One start after Marquee Miss upset grade I winner Nickname to win the Martha Washington Stakes last month at Oaklawn Park, the two talented 3-year-old fillies are set for an Oaklawn rematch in the Honeybee Stakes (gr. III).
With undefeated Nyquist bypassing the Southern California Triple Crown preps in favor of the Florida Derby (gr. I), an opportunity has presented itself for some talented but still unproven locals in the San Felipe (gr. II).
In following Peyton Manning's speech, Steve look backs and remembers all the things that he is going to miss about covering the Derby. read blog
Trainer Doug O'Neill confirmed March 9 that undefeated champion Nyquist is scheduled to arrive at Gulfstream Park March 28 for a highly anticipated clash with undefeated multiple grade II winner Mohaymen in the Florida Derby.
The outbreak of equine herpesvirus that temporarily closed Sunland Park was pronounced officially over March 9 after all facilities at the New Mexico track were cleared from quarantine.
Grade I winner Ralis will make his 3-year-old debut in the $900,000 Rebel Stakes (gr. II) March 19 at Oaklawn Park, trainer Doug O'Neill said March 8.
The Texas Thoroughbred Association, in concert with Lone Star Park, has cataloged 85 juveniles for the Texas 2-year-olds in training and horses of racing age sale April 4.
The finalists are jockeys Ramon Dominguez, Victor Espinoza, Garrett Gomez, and Craig Perret; Thoroughbreds English Channel, Kona Gold, Rachel Alexandra, and Zenyatta; and trainers Steve Asmussen and David Whiteley.
State policies on the legality of daily fantasy games continue to take shape with Virginia the first to legalize and regulate the relatively new form of gaming.
Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course has requested and received approval from the Ohio Racing Commission to add a pair of live racing days to the current racing season.
The Maryland farm produced a string of great champions, from Gallant Fox to Omaha and Nashua.
The American Quarter Horse Association said it remains committed to addressing misuse of medication in racing but a need for more resources has led it to suspend use of its multiple medication violation system pending review.
The yearling full brother to Triple Crown winner American Pharoah has been privately sold by his breeder, Jane Lyon's Summer Wind Farm, Racing Post reports.
Tapit colt brings $1.8 million at Fasig-Tipton Florida.
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Bern Identity, a grade II-winning son of Bernstein, has been retired from racing and will stand at stud at Bombay Stud Farm in Jamaica.
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