Claire Novak provides information on Untapable's scratch from the Breeders' Cup Distaff, Honor Code's walk around the shed row, and what the European horses were doing out and about.
International contenders clear quarantine at Breeders' Cup Oct. 28, 2014. Dank won the 2013 Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf.
Somewhere, someplace, sometime, there is always the chance a horse is going to run into a better horse on a given day. read blog
European Breeders' Cup contenders leave quarantine Oct. 31 at Santa Anita.
Forget struggling for words; some European handicappers struggle to give Frankel a rating. read blog
Jon and Joel discuss who will be competing in the Breeders' Cup from outside the United States. watch video
A son of Lion Heart fetched a bid of $440,000 to top the sixth session and the close of the third catalog of the 15-day Keeneland September yearling sale. Once again, the sale company realized increases in gross, average, and median despite a slight drop in the number of horses sold.
With the exchange rate in their favor, a plethora of Europeans flocked to the Keeneland September sale to take advantage of bargains they simply couldn't find in their native countries.
Equibase Company June 14 unveiled on equibase.com Euroform programs that present Equibase past performance information for North American Thoroughbred racing in a traditional European style.
Lester Piggott, Britain's 11-time champion jockey, is recovering in intensive care at a Swiss hospital after the recurrence of a heart problem that initially appeared last December.
Irish-bred colts European and Good Day Too add an international flavor to Saturday's renewal of the $175,000 Arlington Classic, presented by Woodford Reserve.
Good Day Too and European arrive at Arlington for this weekend's Arlington Classic (gr. II). Herculated, Lismore Knight are among the probables for the race. Scottago is still a possible for the $175,000 race.
South African champion mare Ipi Tombe, who was born in Zimbabwe, has a Zulu name that translates to "where are the girls,." If trainer Elliott Walden has his way she will run "where the girls are" during Arlington Park's International Festival of Racing Aug. 16.
Next Saturday's Whirlaway Stakes at Aqueduct, already an intriguing race with several top prospects, will draw this year's first European invader in Goshin's Lad, an English-trained colt who has won a pair of recent dirt races over Lingfield's all-weather track.
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