Lightstream lived up to the expectations of her connections and of the 20,000 people who made her the 7-5 favorite in the $150,000 Adena Springs Beaumont Stakes (gr. III) April 17 at Keeneland.
Robert Masterson’s Tepin made a big day even bigger for Casse Racing with her five-length victory April 16 in stakes-record time in the Coolmore Jenny Wiley (gr. I) before Keeneland’s third-largest, non-Breeders’ Cup crowd of 38,863.
Son of Lemon Drop Kid being shopped as a stallion prospect.
The Jacks or Better Farm homebred worked four furlongs in :48 4/5 at Churchill Downs. It was his first work since being moved to the barn of Mark Casse.
Grade I winner will make her first start April 22 in the Hilliard Lyon Doubledogdare Stakes (gr. III) at Keeneland.
Dinny Phipps had a personal commitment to the horse and the sport. read blog
An anniversary party April 9 included a charity auction.
Bernardini daughter back to site and distance of her only graded stakes win.
Family and friends will say their good-byes to Jeff Lukas during a funeral service March 30 at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Atoka, Okla.
Experience and strength carry Victor Espinoza to World Cup victory. read blog
Lukas was the only son of Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas.
Racing industry won't resolve medication issues without unity read blog
The first of a two-part column on regulatory medication thresholds. read blog
The Red Chute Bayou next to the racetrack is expected to overflow its levee Friday night.
Expectations are high for his 4-year-old campaign.
Agency now has operating funds through August 2017.
The growth of Central Kentucky into the country's hub for Thoroughbred breeding is owed in no small part to the arrival 140 years ago of veterinarian Dr. Edward Thomas Hagyard. read blog
Threats to defund the Texas Racing Commission and shutdown racing forced the board to abandon the rules adopted in 2014 to allow historical racing.
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With an early deadline rescinded, Texas racetracks will run through the end of the month.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).
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