Horsemen's Track and Equipment is currently accepting applications for the third annual Steve Greene Memorial Scholarship.
Freshman sire San Pablo was represented by his first winner July 25 at Finger Lakes, when Timothy P. Murphy's Tender Boy edged out victory by a neck at first asking.
Maggi Moss' grade 1 winner Big World will be offered at the Fasig-Tipton November sale as part of the Bluewater Sales consignment.
Those who meet the deadline are first to receive stallion service certificates.
Trainer Patrick Biancone, who has not had a license in Kentucky since 2007 following the discovery of cobra venom in his Keeneland barn, moved a step closer to being allowed to saddle a horse for racing in Kentucky July 19.
Adena Springs' freshman sire Point of Entry got his first winner July 15 when Happy King won a six-furlong maiden race at Hipodromo de las Americas in Mexico.
Jack Brothers, an original founding partner in Hidden Brook Farm, will be dedicating his time and effort exclusively to their organization, the 600-acre Paris, Ky., nursery announced today.
Thoroughbred Charities of America (TCA) announced July 18 that grants totaling $462,139 have been awarded to 71 Thoroughbred industry-related nonprofits that work to uphold TCA's mission.
Patrick Biancone is seeking to have his training license reinstated in Kentucky, where the conditioner has not saddled a horse since losing his license following a 2007 discovery of cobra venom and other substances in his Keeneland barn.
Opportunity more than genetics often shapes a stallion's future. Those with the largest books clearly get the best opportunity to show what they are capable of producing.
Race Track Chaplaincy of America (RTCA) will host its fourth annual Golf Tournament Monday, Sept. 25th, 2017 at Champions Trace Golf Club located at 20 Avenue of Champions Nicholasville, Ky.
Brexit Revenge and Special Portion found their way to the winner's circle for Wood Memorial victor I Want Revenge and Breeders' Cup Juvenile winner New Year's Day.
Grade 1 winner Illuminant has been retired from racing after emerging from a recent workout with some minor signs of discomfort, her connections announced July 13.
Woodbine Racetrack will be the presenting sponsor of Fasig-Tipton's inaugural Turf Showcase Sale to be held on September 10 in Lexington, Kentucky.
Horse racing newcomer Larry Best struck again, going to $1 million to acquire a Medaglia d'Oro filly during the waning minutes of the Fasig-Tipton July selected yearling sale, highlighting a strong auction that kicked off the yearling sale season.
Connect, winner of the Cigar Mile Handicap (G1) last fall, has been retired because of a soft tissue injury and will enter stud at Lane's End Farm for 2018, it was announced July 11.
Spendthrift Farm's multiple grade 1 winner Lord Nelson is making progress in his ongoing battle with laminitis in both front feet, which caused the son of Pulpit to miss the 2017 breeding season.
Stiff competition for racehorses, especially accomplished well-bred fillies and mares, fueled a vibrant July horses of racing age market at Fasig-Tipton, with the July 10 auction soaring past last year's numbers
Fasig-Tipton has cataloged 300 foals of 2016 for the sale that kicks off the yearling auction season, providing breeders with the first barometer of the market.
WinStar Farm has announced the appointment of Brittany Belbeck to its Stallion Season Sales team and Ryan Bardin to its Assistant Yearling Managers team.
Four-time Maryland Horse of the Year Ben's Cat remains in critical condition but is said to be improving since undergoing surgery at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute to repair an epiploic foramen entrapment July 6.
With more than 15 stakes winners among the offerings, the Fasig-Tipton horses of all ages sale will begin July 10 at 5 p.m. ET.
The 32nd annual Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association's national awards dinner will be held Sept. 9 at Calumet Farm near Lexington.
The Fasig-Tipton horses of racing age sale will be the first for Elite Sales since it was formed by Bradley Weisbord and Liz Crow.
Ben's Cat is currently recovering in the McGee Medicine Center under the care of Dr. Rana Bozorgmanesh.
Grade 1-winning sprinter Bonapaw was euthanized July 7 at Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement Farm in Georgetown, Ky., due to complications caused by the equine protozoal myeloencephalitis. He was 21.
The 1 1/8-mile Coaching Club American Oaks (G1) was tabbed by trainer Mark Casse as Salty's upcoming target following her five-furlong breeze in 1:00 1/5 at Churchill Downs July 7.
Multiple grade 1 winner Tinners Way was euthanized July 5 at Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retirement Farm in Georgetown, KY., where he had been pensioned since 2010.
Respected horseman Marvin Little Jr. passed away July 4 after a long battle with cancer. Born July 13, 1937, he died just shy of his 80th birthday.
Mark Breen's Fort Wise Treaty became the first winner for freshman sire Fort Larned July 4 with a neck victory in a mile turf race at Ellis Park.
A half-dozen years after Groupie Doll graced Ellis Park for the first time, the impact of the multiple Eclipse Award-winning sprinter still resonates at the summertime home of racing in the Bluegrass.
The 2-year-old daughter of Animal Kingdom became the first stakes winner for her sire June 30 in the $100,000 Debutante Stakes around 10:30 p.m. EDT, and Normandy Farm owner Polk, also Sunny Skies' breeder, was on hand.
Multiple graded stakes winner McCraken recorded a half-mile breeze in :49 3/5 at Churchill Downs July 1 in preparation for a likely start in the July 30 betfair.com Haskell Invitational Stakes (G1) at Monmouth Park, trainer Ian Wilkes said.
The $100,000 Bashford Manor Stakes (G3) June 30 at Churchill Downs featured a pair of short-priced favorites and a pair of disparate trips.
Stakes winner Bust Another and Korean-bred Rock Sapphire are among the seven new supplements to the Fasig-Tipton horses of racing age sale.
Chris Welker spent the morning sitting under a tree in a paddock watching Ben's Cat settle into his new home on a breezy June 29 at Spring Ridge Farm near Versailles, Ky. She considered pinching herself, but didn't want to spoil the tranquility.
Both grade 1 winners stood at Spendthrift Farm, which has retained the first right of refusal if the new owner ever sells the stallions. They will be returned to the U.S. at the conclusion of their breeding careers.
A diverse group of 106 horses have been cataloged so far for the Fasig-Tipton selected horses of racing age sale that takes place July 10 in Lexington. The sale at the Newtown Paddocks begins at 5 p.m. (EDT).
Just how far ahead of the curve Copper Bullet is will get a litmus test June 30 when the bay colt breaks from post 5 for the $100,000 Bashford Manor Stakes (G3) on the closing night of the Churchill Downs spring/summer meeting.
Trainer Wesley Ward was at his Keeneland base the morning of June 26, overseeing his string that soon will include two recent stakes winners at the Royal Ascot meet in King's Stand (G1) winner Lady Aurelia and Sandringham winner Con Te Partiro.
The dam of champion Arrogate was a $4.7 million buy-back at the Fasig-Tipton November sale last fall.
Finley'sluckycharm extended her stakes winning streak to three in a row and picked up her second graded win when she ran gate to wire in the $100,000 Chicago Handicap (G3) June 24 at Churchill Downs.
The St. Louis native, who died June 5 at the age of 86, was a jockey for 22 years and trained for 32 years.
The Player, unraced since he finished second in last year's Indiana Derby (G2), is slated to make his 4-year-old debut in the Kelly's Landing Overnight Stakes on closing night of the Churchill Downs spring/summer meet June 30.
In the aftermath of a Triple Crown series that produced nine different in-the-money finishers in three races, leadership of the 3-year-old division is up for grabs.
The lengthy legal battle between the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission and its former chief steward John Veitch surrounding the Life At Ten incident during the 2010 Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic (G1) has come to an end.
Darley's 24-year-old son of Gone West retired with 126 black-type stakes winners
Keeneland’s 2017 Fall Meet, which covers 17 days from Oct. 6-28, will present six grade 1 races among 17 graded stakes worth $5.325 million.
Kentucky Downs will offer wagers this year based on how jockeys perform in the final seven races on the card and that betting will benefit injured riders.
Churchill Downs racetrack plans to add a $50-$60 million historical racing venue at its nearby Trackside training track property, and Churchill Downs Inc. plans to produce those historical racing machines.
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