Eleven are set for the July 30 Grosser Dallmayr-Preis Bayerisches Zuchtrennen (G1) at Munich, a 10-furlong event that appears wide open with a lot of international experience on display.
Roly Poly and Persuasive (IRE) give England a potent 1-2 cross-Channel punch against likely local favorite Qemah (IRE) in the July 30 Prix Rothschild (G1) at Deauville.
Isabelle de Tomaso's Irish Strait, winner last time out of the Red Bank Stakes (G3T), defends his home turf July 30 in the grade 2 Monmouth Stakes going nine furlongs on the grass.
Graydar, a son of Unbridled's Song and a winner of five of six races, including three graded stakes races, had his first winner as a stallion July 27 when Into the Gray led at every point in a 1-mile maiden special weight race at Presque Isle Downs.
Unlike the TVG San Diego Handicap (G2), when Hronis Racing, trainer John Sadler, and jockey Victor Espinoza upset Arrogate with Accelerate, the connections will occupy the pre-race spotlight in the Clement L. Hirsch (G1) Sunday at Del Mar.
Half of the 10 fillies and mares entered in the Royal North Stakes (G3T) July 29 at Woodbine have already proven themselves in black-type company and a couple more have been knocking on the door.
For a race that lacks any of the winners of this year's American classics, the 1 1/8-mile Haskell Invitational Stakes (G1) at Monmouth Park couldn't have done much better in drawing a field that brings an ideal mix of quality and depth.
Shadwell Stable's regally bred Fayeq exited an impressive allowance victory July 26 in good order and is "under discussion" for the $1.25 million Travers Stakes (G1) Aug. 26, trainer Kiaran McLaughlin said.
The New York Racing Association announced today the continuation of the "Cross-Country Pick 4" for July 30 that will include the grade 1 Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park and races at Saratoga Race Course.
A move to the United States had not paid many dividends for Swansea Mile, but all of that changed July 27, when the 7-year-old Dylan Thomas gelding delivered a stunning upset in the A. P. Smithwick Memorial Steeplechase Handicap (G1T) at Saratoga.
A powerhouse renewal of the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes (G1) is on tap July 29 at Ascot, with dual Oaks winner Enable set to take on older rivals Highland Reel, his full brother Idaho, Jack Hobbs, and Ulysses.
In his graded stakes debut, Ascend reached racing's heights. Now the 5-year-old son of Candy Ride will try for consistency at the graded level when he faces six other older horses in the Bowling Green Stakes (G2T) July 29 at Saratoga.
This week is a recap of the 2006 Jim Dandy Stakes (G2) at Saratoga Race Course won by Bernardini.
R3 Racing, Calara Farms, and ERJ Racing's Curlin Road certainly had to work for his first graded victory in the $100,000 Cougar II Handicap (G3) July 26 at Del Mar.
A.P. Indian returns to top level company while seeking his first win of the year in a repeat bid for the grade 1 Alfred G. Vanderbilt Handicap at Saratoga Race Course July 29 for trainer Arnaud Delacour and Green Lantern Stables.
Massachusetts lawmakers voted to extend the current statute authorizing and governing live racing and simulcasting in the state on the evening of July 26, thus avoiding a shutdown of the entire horse racing industry in the state.
A brave front-end effort from Finley'sluckycharm ended up for naught over the Saratoga Race Course main track July 26 as multiple grade 1 winner Paulassilverlining just got up at the wire to capture the six-furlong Honorable Miss (G2).
If not for his gray stablemate's late-season ascension, Baoma Corporation's Drefong would have been the brightest rising star of 2016.
In what will be their first starts since the second classic in Baltimore, Always Dreaming will try and make his last outing into an aberration, while Cloud Computing is out to reinforce his late-blooming upside.
Can'thelpbelieving, second last time out in the United Nations Stakes (G1T), leads a short field of five signed up to travel 10 furlongs on the Woodbine turf in the $175,000 Nijinsky Stakes (G2T) July 29.
Jockey David Flores, who secured three Breeders’ Cup wins in the early 2000s and delivered top-notch rides throughout his career, plans to retire from racing after this weekend at Del Mar.
Let’s make a horse racing movie. You know, the kind they used to make in the 1940s and ‘50s. It doesn’t matter if the plot is implausible. People love this kind of stuff.
Cool Catomine proved to have another gear and jockey Luis Contreras delivered another winning ride in a Canadian Triple Crown race as the duo drew off late in the Prince of Wales Stakes July 25 at Fort Erie Racetrack.
Multiple graded stakes winner Girvin will have a new set of hands guiding him when he starts in the July 30 betfair.com Haskell Invitational Stakes (G1) as jockey Robby Albarado is set to be in the irons, trainer Joe Sharp confirmed July 25.
Coaching Club American Oaks, Diana, TVG San Diego Handicap, Eddie Read, San Clemente Handicap, Oceanside, Ontario Matron, Shady Well, Toronto Cup and more.
Private equity management company Z Capital Partners has purchased Sports Information Group, the parent company of Daily Racing Form.
Godolphin Racing's Hemsworth will return to stakes company while attempting to regain the form he showed as a juvenile in a field of seven 3-year-olds in the $100,000 Curlin Stakes on Saratoga Race Course's main track.
Hard Aces will return to defend his title in the 1 1/2-mile Cougar II Handicap (G3) July 26 at Del Mar for trainer John Sadler.
Awesome Banner had his final breeze, before shipping to Saratoga Race Course for the $350,000 Alfred G. Vanderbilt Handicap (G1).
Abel Tasman was set to return to Bob Baffert's barn at Del Mar in California July 24, while trainer Bill Mott reported runner-up Elate suffered a few bumps following the break, but nothing that would keep her from training.
The Fields Stable's Portrade, freshened off a pair of starts to open his 8-year-old season, returns to the site of his most recent victory when he heads a field of 11 in the A.P. Smithwick Memorial hurdle (NSA-1) July 27 at Saratoga Race Course.
Citing the investigation of whether Godolphin had properly reported that one of its horses had contracted strangles, Henry Plumptre has stepped down as managing director of Godolphin in Australia.
The ocean breeze at Del Mar may have brought out the best in the Sir Prancealot filly, who displayed an eye-catching turn of foot with a last-to-first winning move in the $200,000 San Clemente Handicap (G2T) July 23.
Ontario-bred Glamanation, winner of the July 23 Shady Well Stakes at Woodbine, is the first black-type stakes winner for her sire, Adena Springs Kentucky stallion Point of Entry.
Making her third start and her first on the turf, Raison Tiz made up 10 lengths in the stretch to win a maiden claiming race going five furlongs at Gulfstream Park, handing Raison d'Etat his first win as a sire July 23.
A gusty move to the front of the six-horse field on Abel Tasman from jockey Mike Smith after the first quarter-mile earned the Quality Road filly her third consecutive grade 1 victory in the $300,000 Coaching Club American Oaks (G1).
Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert didn't have any overnight revelations to explain Arrogate's clunker of a performance in the July 22 TVG San Diego Handicap (G2) at Del Mar.
Multiple graded stakes winner Girvin put in his final breeze July 23 for his next start in the 50th renewal of the $1 million Betfair.com Haskell Invitational Stakes (G1) July 30 at Monmouth Park.
Waiting for a horse like this is something Sol Kumin and Jay Hanley no longer will do. For as many top-class horses as they own and will own, they know in their heart they will never again have a horse like Lady Eli. Nor will anyone else.
By the Moon, Paulassilverlining, and Finley'sluckycharm are all seeking to extend their current stakes win streaks in a field of five for the 26th running of the $200,000 Honorable Miss Handicap (G2) July 26 at Saratoga Race Course.
Winchell Thoroughbreds and Three Chimneys' Gun Runner turned in his penultimate work July 23 for the $1.2 million Whitney Stakes (G1) Aug. 5, with a five-furlong breeze in 1:00.01 over the main track at Saratoga Race Course.
Hronis Racing's Accelerate stunned the world July 22 with a dominant upset in the $300,000 TVG San Diego Handicap (G2). Jockey Victor Espinoza sent the horse to a gate-to-wire victory as Mike Smith was unable to get heavily favored Arrogate going.
Michael House's Hunt provided a moment of drama in the stretch, but even a blocked-off trip wasn't enough to prevent the Dark Angel gelding from winning his first graded race.
Mr Amore Stables' homebred Firenze Fire rolled past the frontrunner and fended off a late challenge in the stretch to upset the $150,000 Sanford Stakes (G3) at Saratoga Race Course July 22
An incident at the start and a stewards' inquiry into the stretch run did not deter Lady Eli from her fifth grade 1 victory
Despite a body slam from Broken Engagement at the head of the lane, Twisted Tom turned that rival away and dug in to win the $150,000 New York Derby July 22 at Finger Lakes.
Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1) winner Always Dreaming turned in a five-furlong breeze in 1:01.71 over the Oklahoma training track July 22 at Saratoga Race Course in preparation for the July 29 Jim Dandy Stakes (G2).
All Arrogate has to do is show up and be Arrogate, and the TVG San Diego Handicap (G2) is a foregone conclusion, which is exactly why his connections will have their minds stressed until they see the expected ending.
For the second time in 2017, the California Horse Racing Board's Race Dates Committee bandied about the idea of restricting the amount of racing dates in the state, and again roundly faced opposition by industry stakeholders in attendance.
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