• World Approval wins the Fourstardave going one mile Aug. 12

    World Approval Takes Aim at Woodbine Mile

    The notion that World Approval thrives when given something to attack was the catalyst behind the decision to shorten him to up one mile. Trainer Mark Casse hopes that call will produce a victory in the $800,000 Ricoh Woodbine Mile (G1T) Sept. 16.

  • Hip 236 sold for $675,000 at the Keeneland September yearling sale

    Uncle Mo Colt Another Success For Albaugh Team

    The Uncle Mo colt Free Money foaled Feb. 15, 2016, became another Albaugh success tale when he sold to Peter Brant's White Birch Farm and Coolmore's M.V. Magnier for $675,000 during the second day of action at the world's largest yearling sale. 

  • Hip 105, a Tapit colt, sells for $2.5 million at the Keeneland September yearling sale

    Shadwell Gets Tapit Colt for $2.5 Million

    A Tapit colt out of grade 1 winner Tiz Miz Sue continued to bring the fireworks inside the Keeneland sales pavilion when he sold to Shadwell Stud for $2.5 million during the select Book 1 session of the September yearling sale Sept. 11.

  • Hip 49, a Tapit colt, sells for $2.6 million at the Keeneland September sale

    Pope Lands Tapit Colt for $2.6 Million

    Mandy Pope, who has made several splashes in the sales pavilion buying high-priced mares, added a stallion prospect to her roster when she landed a Tapit colt for $2.6 million during the Book 1 session of the Keeneland September sale Sept. 11.

  • Hogy reels in Commend to take the Kentucky Downs Turf Sprint Stakes

    Ageless Hogy Prevails in KD Turf Sprint Stakes

    The ageless wonder that is Hogy added to his indefatigable reputation Saturday when he reeled in Commend in late stretch to win the $400,000 Kentucky Downs Turf Sprint Stakes (G3T) by half a length and earn his first graded score since 2013.

  • Cambodia with Drayden Van Dyke up takes the John C. Mabee Stakes (G2T)

    Cambodia Gets the Jump in John C. Mabee

    With jockey Drayden Van Dyke giving her astute handling, Cambodia got the jump on Goodyearforroses (IRE) in the lane and made that difference stand up in the John C. Mabee Stakes (G2T)  to notch her third graded win in her last four starts.

  • Gun Runner draws off to win the Woodward Stakes

    Gun Runner Much the Best in Woodward

    Gun Runner continued his wash, rinse, repeat pattern of excellence Sept. 2 when the chestnut stunner rolled past pacesetter Neolithic on the far turn and drew off to capture the Woodward Stakes Presented by NYRA Bets (G1) by open lengths.

  • Sporting Chance breaks his maiden July 22 at Saratoga Race Course

    Lukas Has Sporting Chance in Hopeful Stakes

    Sporting Chance will aim to give trainer D. Wayne Lukas his eighth win in the  $350,000 Hopeful Stakes when he breaks from post 6 in a field of eight for the 113th edition of test on the closing day of the Saratoga Race Course meeting. 

  • Rick Porter called Songbird "the most popular horse that has been around in years"

    Champion Songbird Retired

    Two-time Eclipse Award champion Songbird has been retired from racing after recent X-rays revealed damage to her hind suspensories and a bone chip, owner Rick Porter announced Aug. 31.

  • West Coast rolls home to win the Travers Stakes

    West Coast is Best in Travers Stakes

    One year after champion Arrogate shipped in from California and turned the division on its ear with his win in the Travers Stakes Presented by NYRA Bets (G1), West Coast emulated his stablemate when he registered a victory in the 1 1/4-mile test.

  • Tapwrit will make his first start since he won the Belmont Stakes by two lengths

    Rested Tapwrit Seeks To Land Travers Knockout

    For the first time in months, Tapwrit is coming into a race rested. And if the classic winner lands another power punch in the Aug. 26 Travers Stakes Presented by NYRA Bets (G1), it might be the hit that sends the rest of his division sprawling.

  • Tapwrit is the morning-line favorite for the Travers Stakes at Saratoga Race Course

    Contentious Travers Stakes on Tap

    With all three individual classic winners set to start, along with six other graded stakes winners in the field of 12, the $1.25 million Travers (G1) could provide that long-awaited moment when the balance of power among the 3-year-old males shifts.

  • Salty may have a chance to land a top-level score in the Alabama Stakes

    Salty Seeks Breakout Win in Alabama

    After suffering three straight defeats at the hands of the multiple grade 1 winner Abel Tasman, Salty has a chance to snag a top-level score for herself in the 10-furlong Alabama Stakes (G1) at Saratoga Race Course.

  • Postulation wins the 2017 American St. Leger Stakes

    Postulation Goes the Distance in St. Leger

    Trainer Edward Graham doesn't dawn the doors of Arlington International Racecourse often. When he does, he leaves with a heck of a parting gift as Postulation showed with a decisive win in the American St. Leger Stakes Aug. 12.

  • Classic Empire (outside) trains over the Churchill main track in his most recent work June 2

    Pennsylvania Derby in Play for Classic Empire

    With the Aug. 26 Travers Stakes (G1) looming and his presence on the work tab still unaccounted for since arriving at Saratoga Race Course, a start in the Sept. 23 Pennsylvania Derby (G1) is a "Plan B" that could become a reality for Classic Empire.

  • Neolithic hasn't started since his third-place finish in the Dubai World Cup

    Neolithic Returns in Saratoga Allowance Test

    Neolithic, the third-place finisher in the world's two richest Thoroughbred races, will make his first start in nearly four months Aug. 5, when he returns against a solid field of nine challengers in an allowance race at Saratoga Race Course.

  • Goldikova wins her third consecutive Breeders' Cup Mile in 2010

    Goldikova Enriches Hall of Fame

    Wertheimer et Frere homebred won the Breeders' Cup Mile (G1T) three times, two Eclipse Awards as top female turf horse, defeated males nine times, recorded record 14 grade 1/group 1 victories for European-based