Decoupling legislation will hurt horse racing. read blog
With an early deadline rescinded, Texas racetracks will run through the end of the month. Meanwhile another racing commission vote on historical racing is coming Feb. 18.
How many ways can the racing industry find to undermine its own efforts? Sadly, too many. read blog
Owner/breeder George Krikorian has been active in another Lexington commercial venture.
Eamon Cleary's gamble in breeding Mohaymen. read blog
Leonard Lavin has been hickory-tough in his 50 years in racing. read blog
Jockey Tyler Gaffalione received the Eclipse Award trophy as the country's leading apprentice rider at the racetrack where he earned his first riding title earlier this year.
TCA adding enhancement of Thoroughbreds' market value to its mission. read blog
Spirited bidding from a gathering of about 250 at the Keeneland Entertainment Center Jan. 9 bought $714,000 in stallion seasons to benefit of the Thoroughbred Charities of America.
Blood-Horse's long history is rooted in a boom time for racing. read blog
The industry must find a way to work together. read blog
A political fight over historical racing could derail an already flagging industry.
A 4-4-1 vote Dec. 15 by the Texas Racing Commission meant no majority support to repeal rules for historical racing.
A close vote is anticipated when the Texas Racing Commission considers repealing historical racing rules Dec. 15.
"At a crossroads" can no longer be used to describe the health of racing in Illinois. read blog
Airoforce is one of two graded stakes winners and the 3-1 morning-line favorite for the $200,000 Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes (gr. II) for 2-year-olds at 1 1/16 miles Nov. 28 at Churchill Downs.
The son of Is It True was diagnosed with a perforated intestine and was euthanized Nov. 23 at age 19.
Hastings' new racing club is turning fans into owners. read blog
Racing Australia chairman John Messara defended his organization's approach toward modifying whip use after the Australian Jockeys Association voted for the third time to support postponing any rule changes for 12 months.
Frank Stronach hopes Giacomo will stimulate the Oregon breeding industry; Oakhurst Thoroughbreds gets its second Kentucky Derby winner at stud.
The prominent Arkansas businessman who owned Summer Wind Farm with his wife, Jane, died Nov. 9 at his home in Little Rock, Ark.
The commercial markets are generally trending upward, but the selectivity of the market will continue to cause heartburn for a lot of breeders. read blog
Gov. Greg Abbott filled three positions and extended funding another 90 days.
A minor lung infection will keep Midwest Thoroughbreds' homebred Arlington Million (gr. IT) winner stateside.
With forethought, planning, and the ability to test-drive new seating venues and work flows at its regular meets, Keeneland pulled off a remarkably successful Breeders' Cup. read blog
Ramsey Farm closed a deal Nov. 2 to sell Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf (gr. IT) winner Stephanie's Kitten to the Katsumi Yoshida's Northern Farm in Japan for $2.8 million.
Callback, the grade I winning daughter of Street Sense, shot quickly over the $2 million mark before settling on a final bid of $2.8 million paid by Elevage Bloodstock, a partnership between Glen Hill and Hill 'n' Dale Farm.
Starship Truffles is from the family of Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro.
Wavell Avenue, with a strong late kick, rolled past front runner La Verdad to take the $1 million TwinSpires Filly and Mare Sprint (gr. I) at seven furlongs in 1:22.39.
Multiple group I winner Golden Horn has nothing to prove, but he's training well and this year will be his only shot at the Breeders' Cup. In addition, his connections want to showcase him in front of U.S. breeders.
With a patient ride and a sweeping move on the final turn, Bailoutbobby took the 1 3/4-mile $200,000 Marathon Stakes (gr. II) at Keeneland by 5 1/4 lengths.
Rejuvenated from a six-month winter/spring Florida vacation, The Pizza Man has come back remarkably strong this season and is now on-track to face Europe's best runner in the Longines Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT).
Ken and Sarah Ramsey's couplet in the Longines Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) could determine whether heavily favored Golden Horn runs away the winner's share of $3 million as is expected.
English trainer talks about Golden Horn in the Longines Breeders' Cup Turf, Lasix, and the Breeders' Cup. Watch Video
A slow motion clip of Longines Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) contender Golden Horn coming off the Keeneland turf course. watch video
Longines Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) favorite Golden Horn on his way to the Keeneland turf track on October 29, followed by Cymric, Time Test, and Mondialiste. Watch Video
Nowhere else has Breeders' Cup been friendlier. read blog
Longines Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) favorite Golden Horn stretched his legs Oct. 27 on Keeneland's synthetic training track after clearing quarantine.
Breeders' Cup contender Golden Horn after his first trip to the Keeneland Polytrack training track Oct. 27. Watch Video
Top international jockey Frankie Dettori talks about his Breeders' Cup contender, Golden Horn, and others. watch video
European-based runners have exceled in the Breeders' Cup Turf, having won the 1 1/2-mile race on the grass 23 times.
The son of Curlin will stand at Three Chimneys Farm.
Jim and Susan Hill's son of Arch went four furlongs in an easy :50 4/5 Oct. 25 at Keeneland, a maintenance work for the Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT).
From 2011 through 2013, Maryland lost three of its four OTBs. Now the Maryland Jockey Club hopes to have five to six OTBs running by 2017.
Owner B. Wayne Hughes talks about his extraordinary star. read blog
Twenty-four runners will be shipping directly from Europe for the Breeders' Cup World Championships.
The $8.8 million, state-of-the-art clinic will be about two miles from Indiana Grand Racing and Casino.
Argentina-bred Ordak Dan has settled in well at his temporary home in the Keeneland stable area and is ready to face a tough field in the Breeders' Cup Longines Turf (gr. IT).
Juddmonte Farms' brilliant homebred Flintshire will pass up a chance to run in the Oct. 31 Longines Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) and will target the Nov. 29 Japan Cup (Jpn-I) instead.
Seven stakes winners, including two graded stakes winners, will line up for the grade III, six-furlong sprint at Woodbine.
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