For the first time in its 13-year history, Gulfstream Park's satellite training facility Palm Meadows will remain open for the summer meeting.
"You've got to know when to back up or lean on them. It's just a fine line, but you have to see them every day." -- Bob Baffert, trainer of Preakness (gr. I) contenders American Pharoah and Dortmund.
Tom Albertrani breaks an 0-fer streak at Gulfstream with three wins March 7. read blog
Nearly 200 horses were on the grounds at Emerald Downs Feb. 2 as Thoroughbreds began training for the 2015 season, which begins April 18 and runs through Sept. 27.
- By Claire Novak
Assistant trainer Alan Sherman offers an update on Breeders' Cup Classic contender California Chrome Oct. 27, 2014. Hear why Alan thought "California Chrome trained like a monster today." watch video
Palm Meadows, the Gulfstream Park satellite training facility conceived and designed by Frank Stronach, will undergo a resurfacing before it reopens in September.
Will fitness be a factor for some entrants due to lost training time this month? read blog
Midway, Ky., farm will add a second synthetic track and seven barns for training, broodmares, and yearlings.
Mark Casse has referred to his vast Thoroughbred training business at Woodbine racetrack as a "well-oiled machine" that runs smoothly from the early morning hours to late in the day. Download Now
Images of training leading up to the Breeders' Cup. View Slideshow
What was good and what was bad about the 2011 select selling season for 2-year-olds in training. Read Blog
A winter storm dumped about five inches of snow on Hot Springs, Ark., and forced the cancellation of training at Oaklawn Park Jan. 10, but improving conditions should produce temperatures in the 40s by opening day Jan. 14.
Officials with the Equine Injury Database are seeking support from owners and trainers to start voluntarily reporting injuries to Thoroughbreds during training hours.
Gary Stevens, the Hall of Fame jockey who hung up his tack in 2005 with over 5,000 wins and earnings exceeding $221 million, opened a California-based training operation June 1.
Here is a list of juveniles that buyers and consignors at Calder Race Course were talking about the most one day before the March 3 Fasig Tipton Florida select sale of 2-year-olds in training.
The Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's February select sale of 2-year-olds in training will be conducted in Central Florida for the second year in 2008 instead of returning to its former site, Calder Race Course.
If it isn't broke, why fix it? Trainer John Ward indicated that Monarchos, who won the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) off a light work tab, would likely repeat that winning formula in the week leading up to the second jewel of the Triple Crow, the Preakness Stakes (gr. I).
By Joe Riddell -- Are Thoroughbreds more unsound today than 50, 100, or 150 years ago? Most trainers will agree they are. There are many reasons, but the number one cause for this unsoundness is the way we are raising our young Thoroughbred athlete.
A group of Camden, S.C., residents have secured pledges worth more than $1 million in the hope of purchasing the Camden Training Center from William S. Farish, who notified key members of the community last November of his intent to sell the 385-acre facility.
By Barry Irwin -- Everybody in California -- the tracks, the bettors, the trainers -- is complaining about short fields. The problem is not a lack of horses, but a lack of owners willing to pay the bills to train the horses.
Dr. Rene van Weeren of Utrecht University discussed the alliance's first major project, which involves two groups of Thoroughbred foals in New Zealand.
Artax, champion sprinter of 1999 and winner of the Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr.I), is back in training at Saratoga Race Course.
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