The $1.5 million Charles Town Classic (gr. II), which has a new purse payout structure, again highlights the stakes schedule at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races for 2015.
You voted for the top races of 2014, and the results are revealed in this slideshow. view slideshow
Lenny Shulman sits down to ask Old Friends Farm founder Michael Blowen how he became interested in horse racing. Lenny also comments on Kentucky Derby prep implications with Keeneland's move of the Blue Grass Stakes. watch video
Here is your chance to choose the top race of 2014. The BloodHorse.com staff had a tough time narrowing down this year's poll to just 15 races, but here they are and now it is time for you to select the best race.
For the third time, two-time Horse of the Year Wise Dan is among six horses on the ballot for this year's Secretariat Vox Populi Award.
Thoroughbred Charities of America will honor Graham and Anita Motion with the Allaire duPont Leadership Award and CANTER with the TCA Industry Service Award at the Select Stallion Season Auction Jan. 10 in Lexington.
With his victory in the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I), Bayern moved into a tie for sixth on the Longines World's Best Race Horse Rankings.
Silver Charm, winner of the 1997 Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes (both gr. I), is returning to Kentucky to retire at Old Friends near Georgetown after serving stud duty in Japan since 2005.
Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races officials are leaning toward scheduling the 2015 Charles Town Classic (gr. I) and its supporting program in the afternoon instead of the evening.
According to the Longines World's Best Racehorse Rankings through Oct. 5, Just a Way, a group I winner in Japan this season, is the top ranked horse in the world with a rating of 130.
Michael Blowen with Old Friends talks about arrival of Game On Dude. Watch Video
For all those with aspirations of winning either Horse of the Year or the Older Male title or the Male Grass title, there is a force out there even stronger than Eric Guillot's voodoo dolls. It is the curse of Wise Dan. read blog
Amazombie has a foothold in two states -- California and Kentucky. He was bred in California and did most of his racing there. But his biggest victory came in Kentucky, when he won the 2011 Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Sprint.
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Eight-time grade I winner and racing superstar Game on Dude is coming to Old Friends Thoroughbred Retirement Center in Georgetown, Ky., the farm announced Oct. 3.
Game On Dude, who was retired from racing Sept. 18 as the only three-time Santa Anita Handicap (gr. I) winner, will be paraded between the sixth and seventh races Saturday, Sept. 27 at Santa Anita Park.
Evan Hammonds recaps the performances of Bayern and California Chrome in the Pennsylvania Derby (gr. II) and provides a nice tribute to recently retired Game On Dude. watch video
A look back on the career of 8-time Grade I winner Game On Dude. View Slideshow
Game On Dude, the only horse ever to win three runnings of the Santa Anita Handicap (gr. I), has been retired, trainer Bob Baffert announced Sept. 18.
Keeneland's September yearling sale Sept. 8-21 is widely expected to maintain recent momentum in the Thoroughbred market with good balance between supply and demand.
A rule that would limit use of the riding crop by jockeys during races is expected to be put in place at the upcoming 24-day Santa Anita Park autumn meet set to begin Sept. 26.
A rare yearling by hot sire Starspangledbanner was the top seller at the opening session of Doncaster Bloodstock Sales' premier yearling sale Aug. 26.
Champion Shared Belief kept his stellar record spotless with another smashing victory Aug. 24 in the $1 million TVG Pacific Classic (gr. I), sweeping past pacesetter Game On Dude and drawing away at Del Mar.
TimeformUS looks at the Travers and the Pacific Classic. read blog
Game On Dude has been dominating the ranks of older horses in Southern California for so long it's tempting to believe he's lost a step every time he throws in a bad one.
|Horse||Trainer||Breeder / Owner|
|Duke of Mischief||David Fawkes||
|Game On Dude||Bob Baffert||
|Gone Astray||Claude R. McGaughey III||
|Icabad Crane||H. Graham Motion||
|Inherit the Gold||James Hooper||
|No Advantage||Stephanie S. Beattie||
|Quindici Man||Craig Anthony Lewis||
|Researcher||Neil R. Morris||
|Rule||Todd A. Pletcher||
|Schoolyard Dreams||David Jacobson||
|Tizway||H. James Bond||
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