• Mobile Bay with jockey Diego Saenz scores his second straight win in the Louisiana Champions Day Classic at Fair Grounds.

    Mobile Bay Battles Back in LA Champions Day Classic

    Tigertail Ranch homebred Mobile Bay opened up by nine lengths in the $150,000 Louisiana Champions Day Classic Stakes, but his competition caught up in the stretch and he had to fight to the wire to secure his second consecutive victory in the race. 

  • Majestic Heat scores in the Bayakoa Stakes at Los Alamitos

    Majestic Heat Rolls in Bayakoa

    A surface switch seems to be paying off for Majestic Heat, who is now two-for-two on dirt as she earned her first graded victory in the 1 1/16-mile $201,035 Bayakoa Handicap (G2) Dec. 3 at Los Alamitos Race Course.

  • Stellar Wind at the Keeneland November sale, where she sold to Coolmore for $6 million

    Stellar Wind Works, Possible for Pegasus

    Stellar Wind was back on the work tab Dec. 3, breezing a half-mile in :50 flat at Palm Meadows Training Center for a possible start in the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes (G1) at Gulfstream Park Jan. 27. 

  • Done Talking, sire of Done Acting, stands in South Carolina at Elloree Training Center

    Done Acting First Winner for Done Talking

    Skeedattle Associates' Done Acting became the first winner for his sire Done Talking when he narrowly scored by a nose in a $22,726 maiden claiming event at Laurel Park Dec. 3. 

  • Flowers for Lisa and Paco Lopez take the Claiming Crown Jewel at Gulfstream Park

    Flowers for Lisa Wires Claiming Crown Jewel

    Breaking from the outside post 12, Flying P Stable's Flowers for Lisa hustled for the lead and never looked back, scoring by 1 1/2 lengths at the wire in the $200,000 Claiming Crown Jewel at Gulfstream Park Dec. 2. 

  • Wonder Gadot takes the Demoiselle Stakes at Aqueduct Racetrack

    Wonder Gadot Rebounds in Demoiselle

    Sixth last out after being checked in the stretch of the 14 Hands Winery Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (G1), Gary Barber's Wonder Gadot found herself back in the winner's circle after the Demoiselle Stakes (G2) at Aqueduct Racetrack Dec. 2.

  • Inside Aftercare by Erin Shea

    TAA Accredited Groups Show Diversity in Aftercare

    The 64 organizations accredited by the TAA are as diverse as the aftercare landscape itself. Many adopt out former runners for second careers, others are sanctuaries, and some are organizations that help both horses and humans.

  • Heartwood pulls off a big upset in the Steel Valley Sprint Stakes

    Heartwood Upsets Steel Valley Sprint

    Heartwood recovered from a minor stumble at the start and four-wide trip around the turn to post a big upset victory at odds of 68-1 in the $200,000 Steel Valley Sprint Stakes at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course Nov. 20.

  • Win the War surges ahead of Grace and Dignity to win the Glorious Song Stakes in the Woodbine stretch

    Win the War Dominates Glorious Song Stakes

    Win the War waited patiently to make her move around fading favorite Grace and Dignity, who set a quick early pace, and drew off to a 11 1/4-length win in the $100,000 Glorious Song Stakes at Woodbine. 

  • Hoppertunity won the 2014 Clark

    Hoppertunity, Diversify Head Clark Handicap

    Multiple grade 1 winner Hoppertunity will attempt to join an exclusive club of two-time winners when he lines up for his fourth $500,000 Clark Handicap Presented by Norton Healthcare (G1) Nov. 24 at Churchill Downs. 

  • Proceeds from Dicey Flats' purchase were pledged to Lexington Catholic High School's tuition assistance program

    Bloom Purchases Mare to Help Good Cause

    When Jeff Bloom came to Kentucky to shop the Keeneland November sale, he didn't expect to be leaving with Hip 1742, a Flatter mare named Dicey Flats. But Bloom ended up privately purchasing the mare, who came with an added incentive.

  • Long On Value at Woodbine in September

    Long On Value, Airoforce Among Sale Prospects

    Horses of racing age will step up to the plate at the Keeneland November sale Nov. 13-14, with graded stakes winning horses and colts, and a few geldings, scheduled to go through the ring. 

  • Hip 1460, a filly from the first crop of Lea, sells for $230,000 at the Keeneland November sale

    Lea Weanlings Off to Strong Start for Value Sire

    The first crop of Claiborne Farm's Lea made a splash when going through the sales ring for the first time at the Keeneland November sale, with a filly bringing the top price for a weanling during the Nov. 11 session.

  • All proceeds from Dicey Flat's sale Nov. 12 at Keeneland will to go Lexington Catholic's tuition assistance program

    Taylor Made Offers Mare for Charity at Keeneland

    When Hip 1742 goes through the ring at the Keeneland November sale Nov. 12, Taylor Made Sales Agency isn't just offering a nice mare named Dicey Flats in foal to Verrazano, but the chance to donate to a good cause as well.

  • Inside Aftercare by Erin Shea

    $450K Yearling Shines in Eventing Second Career

    With a solid purchase price and now in the care of Darley, it seemed that the youngster, named Regiment, had a bright future ahead on the racetrack. But it wasn't on the racetrack where he began to shine.

  • Avery Island takes the Nashua by 4 3/4 lengths at Aqueduct Racetrack

    Avery Island Spurts Away in Nashua Stakes

    Godolphin homebred Avery Island recovered from being bumped at the start and kicked clear in the deep stretch to secure a win in the $200,000 Nashua Stakes (G2) at Aqueduct Racetrack Nov. 5.

  • Arles wins the Long Island Handicap

    Arles Leads All the Way in Long Island

    After running second in four straight races, Arles (FR) found her way back to the winner's circle when she took the lead going into the first turn and never looked back in the Nov. 4 $200,000 Long Island Handicap (G3T). 

  • Bucchero charges down the Keeneland stretch to win the Woodford Stakes by 1 3/4 lengths

    Stars Align for Turf Sprint Contender Bucchero

    The pieces of the puzzle that have aligned to allow Ironhorse Racing Stable's Bucchero to not only exist but to be a contender in the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (G1T) are nothing short of incredible. 

  • Lady Aurelia will be joined again by John Velazquez, who was aboard for her King's Stand win at Royal Ascot

    Lady Aurelia, Marsha Meet Again in BC Turf Sprint

    Stonestreet and Peter Leidel's Lady Aurelia will get a shot at redemption for the Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes (G1), when she faces Marsha with a full field of 12 in the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (G1T) Nov. 4 at Del Mar. 

  • Diversify powers to a one-length win in the Jockey Club Gold Cup Oct. 7 at Belmont Park

    Diversify to Skip Breeders' Cup Classic

    Jockey Club Gold Cup (G1) winner Diversify will not go to the Breeders' Cup Classic (G1) but will continue to train up to the Cigar Mile (G1) Dec. 2 or the Clark Handicap (G1) Nov. 24, co-owner Ralph Evans said Oct. 29.

  • Inside Aftercare by Erin Shea

    OTTB Honored for Police Work, Community Service

    Although racing wasn't Valor's strong suit, the former runner found his niche as a police mount and recently earned the 2017 Thoroughbred Incentive Program Thoroughbred of the Year award for his work.

  • Poker Dave (left) and Winning Dubai at Stone Ridge Farm in Ocala

    Seven Puerto Rico Horses Retired Stateside

    Seven of the eight Puerto Rican racehorses who were recently retired after Hurricane Maria hit the island Sept. 20 have made the journey back to the contiguous United States safely, according to Caribbean Thoroughbred Aftercare's Shelley Blodgett.

  • Hoppertunity is set to make his first start since returning from Dubai

    Hoppertunity Returns in Comma to the Top

    Last seen finishing sixth, 10 3/4 lengths behind stablemate Arrogate, in the March 25 Dubai World Cup Sponsored by Emirates Airline (G1), multiple grade 1 winner Hoppertunity is set to return to racing Oct. 28 in the Comma to the Top Stakes.

  • Arrogate puts in his last serious work before the Breeders' Cup Classic Oct. 23 at Santa Anita

    Arrogate, Gun Runner Polished in Classic Works

    A stacked edition of the Breeders' Cup Classic (G1) looms in the near future and two of this year's top contenders, Arrogate and Gun Runner, put in their last serious works Oct. 23 at Santa Anita Park before the Nov. 4 test at Del Mar. 

  • Apple Betty wins the 1 1/2-mile Dowager Stakes at Keeneland by 3 1/2 lengths

    Apple Betty Surges to Dowager Win

    Stalking just behind the leader for most of the 1 1/2-mile turf test, Apple Betty powered to a 3 1/2-length win in the $125,000 Rood and Riddle Dowager Stakes (G3T) Oct. 22 at Keeneland.

  • Fault wins the Pucker Up Stakes at Arlington International Racecourse

    Fault, Sweeping Paddy Head Pin Oak Valley View

    Recent graded stakes winners Fault and Sweeping Paddy headline the Oct. 20 $150,000 Pin Oak Valley View Stakes (G3T). A full field of 14 3-year-old fillies plus one also eligible are entered for Keeneland's 1 1/16-mile turf event.

  • Gun Runner rattles off five furlongs in 1:00 2/5 at Santa Anita

    Gun Runner Solid in Santa Anita Work

    Winchell Thoroughbreds and Three Chimneys Farm's Gun Runner put in his third West Coast work toward the Nov. 4 Breeders' Cup Classic (G1), going five furlongs Oct. 16 at Santa Anita Park. 

  • Blond Me and Oisin Murphy win the E. P. Taylor Stakes at Woodbine

    Blond Me Sweeps to E. P. Taylor Victory

    After two unsuccessful runs in the U.S. in 2015, Blond Me was back in full force Oct. 15 when she battled with Kitten's Roar in the Woodbine stretch and pulled off a win the $500,000 E. P. Taylor Stakes (G1T). 

  • Happy Like a Fool wins the Matron Stakes at Belmont Park

    Happy Like a Fool Kicks Away in Matron

    Returning to the United States and to the dirt did the trick for the Wesley Ward-trained Happy Like a Fool, as she pulled away from rivals in the Belmont Park stretch to win the $150,000 Matron Stakes (G3) Oct. 15. 

  • Rubilinda wins the Pebbles Stakes at Belmont Park

    Rubilinda Holds Off Party Boat in Pebbles Stakes

    After a wide, sweeping move coming into the Belmont Park stretch, Don Alberto Stable homebred Rubilinda still had enough left to hold off late surges from Party Boat and Thais to win the $200,000 Pebbles Stakes Oct. 14. 

  • Salientito, one of eight horses who have started quarantine to go back to the mainland

    Retired Puerto Rico Runners Start Journey to Mainland

    Eight retired Thoroughbreds from Puerto Rico started their United States Department of Agriculture-required eight-day quarantine Oct. 11, the first step on their journey to the contiguous United States, according to Caribbean Thoroughbred Aftercare. 

  • Kate Tweedy speaks at her mother's memorial service

    Friends, Family Celebrate Penny Chenery

    A large audience gathered in Keeneland's sales pavilion the afternoon of Oct. 9 to remember the life of Helen "Penny" Chenery, the "First Lady of Thoroughbred Racing," who died Sept. 16 at age 95. 

  • Separationofpowers pulls away in the Frizette Stakes Oct. 8

    Separationofpowers Too Good in Frizette

    Klaravich Stables' Separationofpowers rallied in the Belmont Park stretch to secure her first graded stakes victory by open lengths Oct. 8 in the $400,000 Frizette Stakes (G1).