The North American Racing Academy and the North Lexington Family YMCA are partnering in a pilot program for student jockeys who need help getting in shape for the vigorous jockey training school.
Ron Turcotte, the Hall of Fame rider best known as the jockey for 1973 Triple Crown winner Secretariat, is hospitalized with fractures in both legs after a single-vehicle accident March 9.
Take Charge Brandi will miss the March 14 Rebel Stakes (gr. II) with a non-displaced bone chip in her right knee. The injury will also prevent her from a run in the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) or Kentucky Derby (gr. I).
The Pennsylvania Horse Breeders Association has named its champions and leaders for 2014, with Real Solution and Divine Fortune topping the list.
A new interactive website for Thoroughbred breeders and enthusiasts has been launched called FoalPhotos.com. The site is designed to showcase Thoroughbred foals each foaling season.
Unbeaten Faugheen ran his record to nine wins when leading in an unprecedented 1-2-3 finish for trainer Willie Mullins in the Stan James Champion Hurdle March 10 at the Cheltenham Festival.
The Racing Medication and Testing Consortium may be close to recommending policy on the endogenous element cobalt, which when administered in high doses is believed to enhance production of red blood cells.
Sequel Stallions New York has released a mobile application that enables New York breeders to easily access information on all the stallions, submit mares, run nicks, and much more from their phones, iPads, and tablets.
The Indiana Horse Racing Commission March 10 upheld an administrative law judge's order that trainer Tom Amoss be suspended 60 days and fined $5,000 in a therapeutic medication case that has dragged on for three years.
Jockey Alan Garcia plans to try his hand at the Woodbine colony when the meet there opens April 11, according to agent Anthony Esposito, who will manage his book.
Maybry's Boy, a graded stakes-winning son of Broad Brush, has been relocated to Danny O'Brien's farm near Gilbert, Ariz.
A colt by Master of Design sold for $220,000 (US$167,869) March 10 to share the highest price for the two-day Book 1 portion of the Magic Millions Adelaide yearling sale in Morphettville.
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Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course has added the $75,000 Austintown Filly Sprint for 3-year-old fillies to the stakes schedule.
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World Anti-Doping Agency director general David Howman will address Thoroughbred racing delegates from all over the world at the Pan Am Conference Friday, June 5, in New York City.
Dam of 2011 Japanese Horse of the Year Orfevre died March 4 after delivering a full sister to the son of Stay Gold.
Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) winner will begin working March 14; may go in Santa Anita Derby (gr. I) April 4.
Tony McCoy's long goodbye to horse racing takes him to the Cheltenham Festival, where Britain's most successful jumps jockey has good chances in three marquee races over the four-day event that begins Tuesday, March 10.
Meydan Group and the Chengdu Municipal Government in China will join forces once again to stage the second running of the Chengdu Dubai International Cup race day Friday, April 3.
The under-tack show for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s March sale of 2-year-olds in training begins Wednesday, March 11.
Wear the Mask, a rare white Thoroughbred, recorded his second career victory March 9, leading all the way in the fourth race at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course.
Trainer A.C. Avila does not plan to appeal his 60-day suspension and $10,000 fine recently handed out by the California Horse Racing Board after one of his runners tested over the permitted level of acepromazine last year.
Kentucky Equine Research president Joe Pagan, Ph.D., will discuss proper nutrition for horses being treated with Lasix (furosemide, formally called Salix) at a March 16 seminar in Ocala, Fla.
A colt by first-season sire Smart Missile sold for $220,000 (US$169,605) at the Magic Millions Adelaide yearling sale March 9 in Morphettville, highlighting an opening session that saw declines in gross, average, and median.
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Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course will add a racing program after requesting and receiving approval from the Ohio Racing Commission.
For the seventh consecutive year, Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races is providing funding to CANTER Mid-Atlantic for the organization's ongoing program to rehabilitate and find homes for former racehorses.
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Sayler's Creek provided owners Ken and Sarah Ramsey with a second consecutive win the Sandy Lane Barbados Gold Cup, the signature race of the Barbados Turf Club, March 7 at Garrison Savannah racetrack near Bridgetown.
Harlington's Rose had the same off-the-pace trip she employed to win the Kalookan Queen Stakes Dec. 28 to claim her first graded-stakes victory in the $100,000 Las Flores Stakes (gr. III) March 8 at Santa Anita Park.
Apprentice jockey Eric Cancel tallied his first victory in the United States when riding Acclaimed Racing Stable's Little Baker to victory March 8 in the third race at Gulfstream Park.
Bob Baffert will not be changing his plans for undefeated Dortmund after the 3-year-old colt's front-running victory in the San Felipe Stakes (gr. II) March 7 at Santa Anita Park.
Ackeret stalked a tepid pace en route to his first career stakes win in the $100,000 Jimmy Winkfield Stakes for 3-year-olds March 8 at muddy Aqueduct Racetrack.
Shared Belief will likely look toward the $600,000 Oaklawn Handicap (gr. II) April 11 for his next race, trainer Jerry Hollendorfer said March 8, a day after a dominating win in the Santa Anita Handicap (gr. I).
Zayat Stables' El Kabeir came out of his convincing win in the Gotham Stakes (gr. III) in fine fettle and will be aimed for the $1 million Twinspires.com Wood Memorial (gr. I) April 4 at Aqueduct Racetrack.
While Shared Belief was still in the paddock before the Santa Anita Handicap (gr. I) March 7, about 350 miles north, another Jerry Hollendorfer protege was emerging.
Son of Flatter breezed half mile March 7 in first workout since Fountain of Youth DQ.
Laurel Park in Maryland and Parx Racing in Pennsylvania canceled their live racing programs March 8 because of continued weather-related issues.
Carpe Diem made his 2015 debut in style March 7, taking the $350,000 Tampa Bay Derby (gr. II) at Tampa Bay Downs by five lengths. The Breeders' Cup Juvenile runner-up claimed his third win from four starts.
Wild Dude may not have fired his best shot against Conquest Two Step last time out, but he did so in the $250,000 San Carlos Stakes March 7 at Santa Anita Park.
Shared Belief did what was expected of him in the $1 million Santa Anita Handicap (gr. I) March 7, blowing an overmatched group of horses away with ease.
St. Elias Stable and West Point Thoroughbreds' Ring Weekend stormed by on the far outside to win the $400,000 Frank E. Kilroe Mile Stakes (gr. IT) March 7 at Santa Anita Park.
Sarah Sis cruised to an easy win in the $150,000 Honeybee Stakes (gr. III) March 7 at Oaklawn Park, defeating favorite Oceanwave by 1 1/2 lengths while tallying a breakthrough stakes win.
Stephanie's Kitten was ready to run in her return to the races, as she took the $150,000 Hillsborough Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Tampa Bay Downs March 7.
Dortmund preserved his undefeated record March 7, cruising gate-to-wire in the $400,000 San Felipe Stakes (gr. II) at Santa Anita Park. The son of Big Brown has won five in a row and looms on the road to the Kentucky Derby.
Anstu Stables' Eh Cumpari claimed his first stakes victory in the $150,000 Palm Beach Stakes (gr. IIIT) March 7 at Gulfstream Park.
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