ABR Films spent an action-packed day of racing on Blue Grass Stakes day at Keeneland with trainer Kenny McPeek and went behind the scenes to learn about his training strategies and witness the excitement of horse racing at its highest level.
Decoupling legislation will hurt horse racing. read blog
As the Breeders' Cup World Championships come to Keeneland for the first time, use an immersive experience to meet the people and places that make the Lexington oval one of horse racing's greatest tracks. View
As the Breeders' Cup World Championships come to Keeneland for the first time, use an immersive experience to meet the people and places that make the Lexington oval one of horse racing’s greatest tracks.
Marc Summers, vice president and general counsel for The Jockey Club, has prepared a side-by-side comparison of two federal bills that propose creating a national program for managing medication use in racehorses.
Keith and Sonja Meadows infiltrate livestock auctions and slaughterhouses, recording animal abuse and posting the videos on the Internet along with investigative reports. Their work has made them key figures in the emotional debate over horse slaughter.
Longines has long supported equine sporting events.
Relive moments from the racing career of Will Take Charge. view slideshow
Belmont Park's fall championship meet is set to open Sept. 5 and run for 38 days through Oct. 26.
Claire Novak and Tom LaMarra give you the strategies to bet this talented field of 6 horses in the Fourstardave, and potentially get a nice payout. Learn who Tom thinks is 'key' to the race. Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Fourstardave Handicap.
Get a sneak peek at 'Man Behind the Million,' heading home to a tight-knit community and an unmistakable legacy on the struggling Illinois racing scene. Coming Aug. 11 at www.BloodHorse.com/ArlingtonLongform
Trainer of Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner California Chrome addresses the media three days before the Preakness Stakes (gr. I).
How does racing at age 2 impact a horse's chances in the Kentucky Derby? read blog
Dr. Christopher Riggs, head of veterinary clinic services for The Hong Kong Jockey Club, provides insight into how medication is dispensed and monitored at the HKJC racetracks.
Claire Novak and Frank Angst handicap the highly anticipated Santa Anita Handicap and the Kentucky Derby contenders in the San Felipe Stakes. Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Santa Anita Handicap.
- By Claire Novak
I've been a proponent of longform since day one, and I'm happy to play a role in our efforts to tell some of the great stories in racing using cutting-edge presentation methods. read blog
More musings on the horse racing industry, and some unanswered questions. read blog
Fans of Paynter will enjoy watching him dine at his barn.
Watch part of Paynter's Breeders' Cup work 10/28/2013.
To remain successful in a competitive marketplace, products undergo changes and re-packaging. Soaps add magic formulas. Foods reduce fat. Cars think for themselves. read blog
Forget the definition of "horse racing," Gretna wants gaming. read blog
Steve Haskin reports the news of the day, including final gallops from the contenders and the weather.
Orb was the center of attention today at Pimlico as he prepares to take on the competition in the 138th Preakness Stakes. Watch him gallop, graze, get a bath and walk the shedrow.
Steve Haskin reports on the news of the day including Orb's gallop, the condition of the racetrack, the appearance of Goldencents, and more.
Steve Haskin and Lenny Shulman present the prestigious 4th Annual Offy Awards. Sponsored by Darby Dan Farm
So, after nearly 40 years, the Maryland Jockey Club, following two hours of testimony and forensic analyses, finally has awarded the Preakness stakes record to Secretariat. read blog
Relive the exciting rivalry of I'll Have Another and Bodemeister! view slideshow
Bittersweet is probably the best way to express my feelings on the following news: I will be leaving The Blood-Horse on May 22, just after my coverage of the Preakness. read blog
The West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals recently called a high-profile turf contest between the West Virginia Racing Commission and the Charles Town racetrack. The stakes were for the control of horse racing. read blog
Pending legislation would direct state grants toward promotion of racetracks and farms and create a seven-member advisory panel to run the program.
The weekend's racing from the US, Dubai, and Japan. View Slideshow
Georgia Republican Rep. Harry Geisinger announced Feb. 8 his filing of House Resolution 186, a constitutional amendment that would allow Georgia voters to decide whether or not to allow horse racing and pari-mutuel wagering.
Baffert is loaded with top 2-year-olds, including impressive maiden winner The Factor... Read Blog
In this free special report The Blood-Horse examines racing's attempt to tackle the unwanted horse issue; looks at what happens to racehorses in other countries; and offers some commentaries from industry players. Get Report
The upcoming Thoroughbred meet will run 84 days, from Nov. 25 through March 8, 2011.
On-track handle decreased during Turfway Park's 2009 holiday meet when compared to the same meet in 2008, but all-sources handle held steady thanks to an uptick in wagers made out of state.
In a step some racing industry officials expected, Gulfstream Park has told Florida regulators that it plans to hold races during 2009's last five weeks--a lucrative set of dates on which Calder Race Course has raced exclusively in South Florida for more than a decade.
Fairplex Park offers 16 days of competition in the fall as part of California's fair racing circuit. But with signs pointing to the closure and development of Hollywood Park, Fairplex soon could play a more important role in the Golden State's version of the Sport of Kings.
The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) board of directors met Sept. 11 in Lexington and selected two new board members, Antony Beck of Gainesway Farm and Reynolds Bell Jr., chairman of the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association.
HorseRacing TV will present live coverage of the public memorial for the great John Henry from the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington Oct. 19, beginning at 2 p.m. (EST), the network announced Oct. 18.
- By Claire Novak
The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) today released its annual report to the membership for 2006-'07.
The annual statistical report for 1998 issued this month by the Association of Racing Commissioners International shows that simulcasting accounted for 80% of total horse racing handle.
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