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.
- 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
- By Tom LaMarra
More musings on the horse racing industry, and some unanswered questions. read blog
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
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.
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.
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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