New York Racing Association president Chris Kay provided some good news April 29 when he outlined changes that helped fuel a profitable year at NYRA in 2014.
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|October 30||Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile||$1,000,000g||3&up,||8f|
|October 30||Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf||$1,000,000g||2yo, f||8f T|
|October 30||Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf||$1,000,000g||2yo, c/g||8f T|
|October 30||Breeders' Cup Distaff||$2,000,000g||3&up, f/m||9f|
|October 30||Marathon S||$200,000g||3&up,||14f|
|October 31||Breeders' Cup Classic||$5,000,000g||3&up,||10f|
|October 31||Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint||$1,000,000g||3&up, f/m||7f|
|October 31||Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf||$2,000,000g||3&up, f/m||9.5f T|
|October 31||Breeders' Cup Juvenile||$2,000,000g||2yo, c/g||8.5f|
|October 31||Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies||$2,000,000g||2yo, f||8.5f|
|October 31||Breeders' Cup Mile||$2,000,000g||3&up,||8f T|
|October 31||Breeders' Cup Sprint||$1,500,000g||3&up,||6f|
|October 31||Breeders' Cup Turf||$3,000,000g||3&up,||12f T|
|October 31||Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint||$1,000,000g||3&up,||5.5f T|
Kentucky Horse Racing Commission general counsel Susan Speckert outlined industry challenges regarding testing labs April 29 at the National Conference on Equine Law in Lexington.
Owner/breeder Stefan Tolin prevailed in a decision on passive loss rules in U.S. Tax Court even though he resided far from the horse operation.
The 8-year-old son of Wiseman's Ferry was cleared April 24 for light on-track training by Dr. Larry Bramlage at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital near Lexington, and jogged at Keeneland the next day.
Dean Dorton Allen Ford PLLC, a regional accounting and consulting firm, has been named an official partner of the 2015 Breeders' Cup World Championships, officials announced April 27.
Toyota Blue Grass (gr. I) winner Carpe Diem turned in the second of two maintenance works since that win when he cruised four furlongs in :48 3/5 under Hall of Fame jockey John Velazquez April 25 at Keeneland.
Keeneland concluded its 15-day meet April 24 with overall on-track attendance ranking the fourth-highest in spring meet history, but pari-mutuel handle figures were off from last year's meet.
Horses owned by Ken and Sarah Ramsey won 11 races at Keeneland's 15-day spring meet as they finished as leading owners at a Keeneland meet for a record 15th time when the spring meet concluded April 24.
Augustin Stables' Kitten's Point closed impressively to win the $150,000 Bewitch Stakes (gr. IIIT) April 24 at Keeneland, after racing as much as 10 1/2 lengths off the early pace in the 1 1/2-mile race.
The second-wettest April on record in Lexington gave Keeneland's new dirt track a stiff test.
Frammento, fourth in the April 4 Toyota Blue Grass (gr. I), worked a half-mile in :48 under jockey Joe Bravo April 24 at Keeneland. Clockers caught the Midshipman colt in fractions of :12 1/5, :24, :48 and out in 1:02 2/5.
Archarcharch got on the board in a big way April 23 at Keeneland, when 2-year-old filly Tia Flor became his first winner with a 9 1/4-length victory in a 4 1/2-furlong maiden special weight event.
Joel Rosario reached 2,000 wins April 23 with his first mount of the day at Keeneland, a closing victory with Sante Cellars Racing Club's Dating Lady Luck in a 1 1/16-mile maiden special weight event over the Keeneland turf.
Freshman sire Uncle Mo wasted no time in picking up his first winner when his first starter Outwork won by 2 1/4 lengths in a 4 1/2-furlong maiden race debut on Thursday, April 23 at Keeneland.
A recently-completed University of Kentucky economic study determined that outside visitors to Keeneland race meets and sales delivered a $590 million annual impact on the Lexington economy.
After racing evenly when finishing third in the 1 1/2-mile Orchid Stakes (gr. IIIT) March 28 on the Gulfstream Park turf, Kitten's Point will try the same distance Friday, April 24 in the $150,000 Bewitch Stakes (gr. IIIT).
Trainer Wesley Ward needed the April 18 season debut of Hootenanny to help gauge the 2014 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf (gr. IT) winner's conditioning levels. It took just over a minute at Keeneland to find out good to go.
The longest price on the board delivered a game performance at Keeneland April 18, 30-1 shot Dramedy putting pressure on frontrunner My Afleet all the way around and then just holding off the late charge of Dynamic Sky.
Todd Pletcher started his morning well before daylight April 18, breezing his three Kentucky Derby (gr. I) hopefuls in Florida before catching a private plane to Lexington to supervise the work of Carpe Diem.
Sam-Son Farm's homebred Deceptive Vision just held over traffic-troubled Lunar Surge in the $100,000 Doubledogdare Stakes (gr. III) April 17 at Keeneland, winning her first graded stakes race on the dirt.