Cheltenham Racecourse March 25 announced that more than £140,000 was raised for Cancer Research UK on Ladies Day at The Festival.
Live broadcast will include three hours of Dubai World Cup coverage, beginning at 11 a.m EST on March 27. The Louisiana Derby and undercard stakes will follow beginning at 4 p.m. EST.
Blood-Horse correspondent Jason Ford makes his way around Meydan Racecourse for the March 27 Dubai World Cup.
Exchange Rate, who stands at Robert N. Clay's Three Chimneys Farm near Midway, Ky., will shuttle to Argentina to stand the Southern Hemisphere breeding season at Alberto and Renata Stein's Haras La Leyenda.
Three U.S.-based runners -- The Usual Q. T., Take the Points, and Courageous Cat -- are among a full field of 16 drawn for the $5 million Dubai Duty Free (UAE-I) to be held on the Meydan Racecourse turf March 27.
Front-running 7-year-old figures to carry them as far as he can in 12-furlong stakes March 27 at Meydan.
The Aga Khan's unbeaten Zarkava, who gave birth to a Dalakhani filly Feb. 6, is carrying her second foal.
Liam Cashman, owner of Rathbarry Stud in Ireland and breeder of leading filly Finsceal Beo, has died.
Desert Party, a Kentucky-bred colt who has made the same number of starts in Dubai as he has in the United States, will try to make it two straight in Dubai as he takes on 13 rivals in the March 27 Godolphin Mile.
Gayego, who was purchased by Sheikh Mohammed's Godolphin Stables at the beginning of the year, looks to be on track for his highly anticipated run in the $2 million Dubai Golden Shaheen Sponsored by Gulf News (UAE-I)
First-crop stallion Holy Roman Emperor, a French champion and Irish group I winner, sired his first winner when his son High Award won the first race for 2-year-olds in England and Ireland this year.
Grade II winner Seattle Fitz has been purchased by Juan Carlos Bago's Haras Firmamento from Central Kentucky horseman Douglas Arnold for stallion duty in Argentina.
For the fifth consecutive year, HRTV will present live coverage of the Dubai World Cup night, featuring the $10 million Dubai World Cup (UAE-I), from the new Meydan Racecourse on Saturday, March 27.
The Magic Millions QTIS 600 yearling sale ended its two-day run March 22 in Australia with increases of 25% in gross and 20.3% in average price from a year ago.
Kieren Fallon, the six-time champion jockey of Britain, was struck in the face by an owner of another horse following a seven-furlong race on Polytrack at Lingfield Park, England, on Saturday, March 20.
In one of several changes involving horses slated to run on the March 27 Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) program, Starlight Partners' dual grade I winner Take the Points has been given a new target, the Dubai Duty Free (UAE-I).
Darley stallion Singspiel has experienced fertility problems since the commencement of the 2010 breeding season that are thought to be linked to a brief illness he suffered in January, according to a release from the farm.
A Camarero Race Track bettor won the $4.9 million Poolpote for being the lone winning pick six ticket holder on March 15.
It looks as though a full field of 14 runners will contest the $10 million Dubai World Cup (UAE-I)--the world's richest horse race--March 27 at Meydan Racecourse.
A study of Australian racing has concluded that breeders in that country have paid more than Aust$500 million in training fees over the last two seasons.
Four U.S. horses, including dual champion Gio Ponti, are among the 14 horses likely to contest the $10 million Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) at Meydan Racecourse on March 27.
Ken and Sarah Ramsey will aim to make international history on March 27 when their Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (gr. I) winner Furthest Land competes in the $10-million Dubai World Cup (UAE-I).
The RTCA says Chilean backstretch workers need more support as earthquakes continue to rock Chile. Many backstretch workers have sought temporary shelter in racetrack infields.
The National Thoroughbred Racing Association is launching a Webcast called NTRA Live!, which features original programming and live video of key races, including the 2010 debuts of Rachel Alexandra and Zenyatta March 13.
Eagle Mountain, an Irish champion and runner-up in the 2008 Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT), has been retired from racing after injuring a tendon while in training.
Anasheed, a 10-year-old son of A.P. Indy, has been sold for stallion duty in Russia.
The first reported foal by graded stakes winner Niagara Causeway is a filly born Jan. 27
Hollywood Park, in an effort to protect overnight purses, has responded to the declining economy by shuffling its stakes calendar for the 60-day spring/summer meet, which opens Wednesday, April 21.
Sheikh Mohammed's Darley operation announced that Medaglia d'Oro, the sire of 2009 Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra, will shuttle to Australia for the 2010 Southern Hemisphere breeding season
Vodka, a two-time Japanese Horse of the Year, has been retired from racing.
In front of 200 and his closest friends and family plus thousands of fans in the grandstand and infield, Eugene Melnyk celebrated his second win in the Sandy Lane Gold Cup in his homeland of Barbados.
The Racetrack Chaplaincy of America and Chilean racetrack chaplaincy ministries have partnered to create a fund to provide relief for Chilean backstretch workers affected by recent earthquakes in Chile.
Sea The Stars, who is standing his first year at stud at Gilltown Stud in Ireland, has five mares from his stellar first book confirmed in foal.
With a victory in the 2009 Goodwood Stakes (gr. I) already in the books, Gitano Hernando now has a legitimate chance to win the world's richest race, the $10 million Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) March 27 at Meydan Racecourse.
Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) winner Vale of York made a disappointing 3-year-old debut March 4 in Dubai, as he was rank in the early part of the Al Bastakiya Stakes and then flattened out to finish fifth.
Starlight Partners' Take the Points, whose third career grade I victory last month was erased through a stewards' disqualification, shoots for his next big score in the record $10 million Dubai World Cup (UAE-I).
Flanders, whose hard fought victory in the 1994 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I) was chosen by readers of The Blood-Horse as the race of the year, was euthanized in mid-February.
Vale of York, longshot winner of the $2 million Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I), will make his 3-year-old debut in the $250,000 Al Bastikiya Stakes March 4 at Meydan Racecourse in Dubai.
The Jockey Club's 2010 Online Fact Book was released March 2 on the organization's Web site at jockeyclub.com.
Two yearlings sired by Redoute's Choice shared top honors when sold for Aust$400,000 ($359,228) each at the March 2 second session of the Melbourne Premier Sale being conducted by Inglis & Son in Australia.
The connections of Life Is Sweet, who unleashed a powerful stretch run to win the Breeders' Cup Ladies Classic (gr. I), have accepted an invitation to take on males in the Dubai World Cup.
Topped by an Exceed and Excel colt, the Melbourne Premier Sale of yearlings was off to a strong start in Australia on March 1.
Sweetsouthernsaint, sire of Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) hopeful Storming Saint, has been sold and will stand at Haras El Aguila in Panama.
Jockey Tom Queally won the award for "Flat Ride of the Year" at the annual Lesters in Britain Feb. 28 for his performance on Midday in the Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT) at Santa Anita.
Godolphin's Vale of York is set to return to competition on March 4 in the $250,000 Al Bastakiya, the middle jewel of the United Arab Emirates Triple Crown and one of six lucrative stakes at Meydan.
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Stakes-winners Bribon and Sterwins headline a strong field in the Barbados Gold Cup, which also includes top Barbadian runner Areutalkintome and last year's Gold Cup winner, Daylight Express.
Midshipman, the Bessemer Trust Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) winner in 2008 and champion 2-year-old colt that year, returned to his winning ways Feb. 25 in an allowance race at Meydan Racecourse in Dubai.
Already the leading female by earnings in Thoroughbred racing history, Japan's back-to-back Horse of the Year Vodka is in Dubai with a mission to capture the coveted crown as the sport's all-time leading money earner.
Tattersalls Ireland is set to stage a 100,000 (about $135,500 USD) Bumper at the Fairyhouse Easter Festival in 2011 for graduates of this year's Tattersalls Ireland Derby and August sales.
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