The Jockey Club of Canada Board of Stewards is proud to announce that Frank Stronach will be presented with the E.P. Taylor Award of Merit for his longtime involvement and commitment to Thoroughbred Racing in Canada.
The Tattersalls Ireland Cheltenham January Sale saw records smashed as the highest price ever recorded for a point to point horse of £480,000 was achieved along with increases in all the key figures.
Equibase Company announced Feb. 16 the expansion of racing statistics available on equibase.com with the addition of complete starts information for every jockey, trainer, and owner.
Evangeline Downs' 2017 Thoroughbred racing season will begin on Wednesday, April 12 and continue through Saturday, September 2.
EquiLottery has come to an agreement with Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races in West Virginia that will allow its game based on the results of live horse racing to use video feeds from its nearly year round racing calendar.
Sagamore Racing today announced its fifth annual Thoroughbred Naming Contest where fans will have the opportunity to name a two-year-old Sagamore-homebred colt by Street Boss out of Circleofinfluence.
This past weekend the "Road to the Kentucky Derby" biggest race ran through Tampa Bay Downs in Florida resulting in some changes in week three of the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) Top 3-Year-Old Poll.
California State Assemblyman Adam Gray has been honored as recipient of the prestigious Sen. Kenneth L. Maddy Award, presented by the California Thoroughbred Breeders Association at its annual awards banquet.
Tattersalls has appointed Tammy O’Brien in the role of International Client Relations and Strategic Development. O’Brien, will join the Newmarket-based firm March 1 and will continue to be based in Ireland.
The Breeders' Cup today announced that tickets for the 2017 Breeders' Cup World Championships at Del Mar will go on sale to the public on Monday, March 6. This is the first time that Del Marwill host the Breeders' Cup.
War Dancer LLC partners with Vivien Malloy
The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced Feb. 7 that Betfair US/TVG has joined the organization and that Kip Levin, Chief Executive Officer of Betfair US and TVG, has been appointed to the NTRA's Board of Directors.
The Retired Racehorse Project announced Feb. 7 that 578 trainers have been accepted to compete for their share of $100,000 in prize money at the 2017 Thoroughbred Makeover at the Kentucky Horse Park Oct 5-8.
The Kentucky Derby Museum will unveil the permanent home of its new American Pharoah exhibit Feb. 16 beginning at 5:30 p.m.
28th member of European & Mediterranean Horseracing Federation
Central Kentucky Riding for Hope, which offers a variety of equine-assisted activities and therapies at its base at the Kentucky Horse Park, is pleased to welcome two new members to its Board of Directors.
Moving right to the top in first place is the undefeated Irish War Cry (7 first-place votes, 303 points) who posted a mild upset as the 3 3/4-length winner of Saturday's Lambholm South Holy Bull (G2), at Gulfstream Park for trainer Graham Motion.
Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital will host Rood & Riddle Responds, an educational seminar for people engaged in the equine industry, on Feb. 22 at Embassy Suites in Lexington.
As anticipation grows for the inaugural Equestricon, event organizers today released a promotional video previewing the historic event.
Unbeaten standout in 2016, Classic Empire, ranked number one with 30 points on the Kentucky Derby Leaderboard takes the lead with (288 points and 28 first-place votes).
Paul Shurman and Steve Wolfson Sr. have been selected for induction to the NHC Hall of Fame, the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced Jan. 26.
The $12 million Pegasus World Cup, which features the highly-anticipated rematch between Arrogate and California Chrome, will be aired live from 4:00 - 6:00 p.m. ET on SiriusXM channel 93 and streamed live on the HRRN website.
Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes coverage planned 4:30-6 p.m. Jan. 28.
Breeders' Cup and Qatar Racing and Equestrian Club announced Jan. 25 the Thoroughbred horse racing brands will exchange presenting sponsor titles at their respective championship races.
KEEP day scheduled for Feb. 22 to meet with state legislators.
Track will host $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes (G1) Jan. 28.
The Jockey Club Thoroughbred Incentive Program (T.I.P.) today announced that it will offer awards and classes at more than 1,000 shows in 42 states and six Canadian provinces in 2017.
The National Thoroughbred Racing Association, National Turf Writers And Broadcasters and Daily Racing Form announced Jan. 18 that the 46th annual Eclipse Awards ceremony will be televised live on TVG2 and also streamed on multiple outlets Jan. 21.
The National Thoroughbred Racing Association announced Jan. 17 that LUXAIR JETS (luxairjets.com), which provides private aviation travel on a fleet of some of the world's finest private aircraft, has become an official partner of the Eclipse Awards.
The Thoroughbred Breeders' Association of New Jersey (TBANJ) 2017 stallion season auction begins Friday, January 20 and runs through Sunday, January 22.
Little Red Feather Racing (LRF) announced Jan. 13 that under their recently established LRF Thoroughbred Fund ("Fund"), they have acquired a minority ownership share in three-year-old colt, Cistron.
Bivian Bee Hancock, the matriarch of a prominent western Kentucky horse family and a revered school-bus driver, died Thursday evening at Methodist Hospital. She was 80.
The Stronach Group announced Jan. 13 its enhanced security measures for horses competing in the inaugural $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) at Gulfstream Park Jan. 28.
The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) today announced that a system has been established for individuals to submit an e-mail comment directly to the United States Treasury Department.
Canterbury Park's 2017 Thoroughbred stakes schedule will include 32 races and more than $2 million in purses, it was announced Jan. 10 by racing officials at the Shakopee, Minn. track.
Exacta Systems continued to set new historic horse racing handle records in 2016, achieving record gains in both Kentucky and Wyoming.
Jockeys and Jeans has procured nearly $600,000 in stallion seasons and plans an on-line sale beginning Jan. 17th and a live auction of select seasons at Gulfstream Park on Jan. 20th.
Buffalo Trace named official bourbon of America's Best Racing.
Climax looks to syndicate stallions the same as racehorse syndicates.
Gayle Babst has elected to retire from her position as executive director of the Ohio Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners after being associated with the organization for a period of 44 years.
Racing dates for the upcoming 2017 Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse season at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino were recently approved by the Indiana Horse Racing Commission. The 120-day meet begins Tuesday, April 18 and concludes Saturday, Oct. 28.
The Tattersalls Ireland Cheltenham January Sale has been rescheduled to 1:30 p.m. local time, Thursday, Feb. 16 at Cheltenham racecourse.
The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced Jan. 6 that sports broadcaster Jeannine Edwards of ESPN and ABC will host the 46th Annual Eclipse Awards Jan. 21.
Cheryl McIntyre of Massillon, Ohio, won three National Handicapping Championship (NHC) qualifying contests this year and earned 19,898 points overall to win the 2016 Daily Racing Form NHC Tour, which ended Jan. 1.
This month, TVG, America's Horse Racing network, will debut The Starting Gate, a new hour-long show that will air Saturday and Sunday mornings, providing a look at the horse racing industry, emerging prospects, current stars, and personalities.
The 2017 Breeders' Cup Challenge begins this Saturday at Kenilworth Racecourse in South Africa with two outstanding Group 1 turf events.
On-track payouts for winning show wagers will carry a bonus.
First Canadian owners clinic will be held at Woodbine on Queen's Plate day
Grand prize includes trip to the race at Gulfstream Park
Tod Marks won the 2016 Media Eclipse Award for Photography for a picture of the stretch run of the Sloan Hurdle at the Iroquois Steeplechase meet in Nashville.
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