Louisiana freshman sire Flashpoint's first runner eventually become his first winner when Flashy Coop took a five-furlong maiden claimer May 19 at Hipodromo de las Americas in Mexico City.
Groom Elias Anaya is in charge of Kentucky Derby (gr. I) favorite Nyquist and has a long history with America's greatest race.
Mi Querido Capi wins in Mexico at first asking
Dual classic winners from Puerto Rico and Panama face off against the Mexican Triple Crown winner Dec. 13 at Hipadromo Presidente Remon in Panama City.
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.
Arizona-based young stallion Bulldogger picked up his first winner June 14, when Prospector Bull won a maiden claiming race at Hipodromo de las Americas.
Hipodromo de las Americas has signed a long-term agreement with Roberts Communications Network to carry the track's signal, making it available to other tracks and advance deposit wagering companies for simulcast purposes.
First-time starter Humor Vice scored comfortably at Hipodromo de las Americas March 20 and became the first winner for graded/group winner Regal Ransom.
Enrique Cantarell Diaz's Amanecer Serrano was a convincing 2 1/4-length victor March 21 at Hipodromo de las Americas in Mexico while becoming the first winner for California-based freshman sire Sierra Sunset.
The European Commission confirmed it has taken action that essentially bans the import of all horse meat and meat products from Mexico.
Champion juvenile male Midshipman was represented by his first winner as a stallion when his 2-year-old son Sunny Yellow won the second race at Hipodromo De Las Americas in Mexico March 29.
Dual grade I winner Tale of Ekati was represented by his first winner as a stallion when his juvenile daughter Princesa Gold won the first race at Hipodromo de las Americas in Mexico March 28.
Jubilee Queen took the lead turning for home against 10 males, a fleet gray in search of the first Caribe triumph by a female since Bambara in 2009. But Diamante Negro was flying on the outside with his trademark late run.
The international gaming company Codere has initiated an agreement with Churchill Downs Incorporated to have racing from Hipodromo de Las Americas in Mexico City simulcast throughout North America on TwinSpires.com.
Two-time grade I-placed Dunkirk had his first winner in the U.S. with Kendini, when the gelding captured a 4 1/2 furlong maiden claiming race at Emerald Downs June 16 in his career debut.
Authorities on June 12 raided a racing stable in New Mexico and a horse ranch in Oklahoma tied to one of Mexico's most powerful and ruthless drug cartels.
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Mario Gutierrez has risen from obscurity to the threshold of the Triple Crown.
Codere, a prominent gaming and horse racing company based in Madrid, Spain, has purchased 35.8% of ICELA, the parent company of Hipodromo de Las Americas, Mexico's premier racetrack.
The Maryland Jockey Club has chosen Mexico as the host nation of the 2011 International Pavilion at Pimlico for the Preakness Stakes (gr. I) May 21.
Due to the current Contagious Equine Metritis outbreak, the United States and Mexico have been in negotiations over the protocol requirements for exporting horses from the U.S. into Mexico.
Mexico's Caliente Group, a veteran player in the simulcast racing industry, has improved its simulcast system with major technical upgrades.
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott has ruled that horse meat may not be shipped through Texas en route for foreign destinations.
An agreement signed March 10 will enable horsemen from Kentucky and Mexico to share knowledge and resources and set up commercial and technical exchanges to improve both equine industries.
Agua Caliente has formed a compliance program that establishes a committee to help the organization improve efforts to adhere to regulations in domestic and international jurisdictions in which it does business.
Jockey Jose Espinoza underwent successful surgery May 16 to repair his fractured right ankle which was injured in a spill during the fourth race at Belmont Park on May 13.
Global Pari-Mutuel Services, Inc. announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Royal Turf Club, Antigua, has launched its product with International de Entretenimiento y Apuestas Deportivas (IDEA). IDEA operates under the name UNO Race & Sports, a company with off-track wagering parlors in Mexico.
The Caliente Group, which operates Agua Caliente in Mexico and is a major race and sports book operator, will be sharing information on betting activities with the Thoroughbred Racing Protective Bureau.
Jose Martin del Campo, a member of the "Four Horsemen of Tijuana," died Dec. 28 in his Tijuana home.
- By Tom LaMarra
Racing Services Inc., North Dakota-based wagering company, has filed a complaint against Stevenson & Associates for alleged restraint of trade and monopolization in connection with off-track betting parlors in Mexico and Venezuela.
Mexican Thoroughbred buyers spent nearly $1 million at the Keeneland September yearling sale that ended Sept. 22, the Kentucky Department of Agriculture reported Monday.
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