Trainer Steve Asmussen got his 5,000th training victory when Passion Rules won the 7th race at Woodbine Sept. 11
It's time to accept the fact that Rachel Alexandra and Zenyatta are not going to meet. As the cliche goes, that ship has sailed.
The Breeders' Cup board of directors Sept. 11 said the organization will increase the purse of the $5-million Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) by $1 million if Rachel Alexandra and Zenyatta start in the 1 1/4-mile event Nov. 7 at Santa Anita Park.
In part 3, John Nerud talks about the rivalry between Dr. Fager and Damascus, and some of the owners and trainers of the 1950s. He also shares his views on the impact of today's mega-stables, the changes the sport has undergone with the growth of the commercial market, and the importance of doing business with honesty and integrity. Watch Part 1 or Part 2 of the John Nerud video series.
Keeneland will begin its Oct. 9 opening-day racing program one hour later to accommodate special events.
The North Dakota Horse Park reported strong gains in on-track business for a mixed meet that ended Sept. 7.
TOBA Red Carpet 2009, Talking with the State Breeders of the Year. More from the Red Carpet Red Carpet Montage Industry Leaders and Guests State Breeders of the Year Regional Owners of the Year
Colonial Downs will host a mixed breed card of horse racing Sept. 13 that includes eight harness races, two steeplechase races, and one Thoroughbred race.
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Sports betting launched at three Delaware racetracks Sept. 10, but officials are unsure how much revenue limited parlay wagering will generate.
All eyes figure to be on Storm Cat's offspring starting Monday, Sept. 14, at the Keeneland September yearling sale. And for good reason.
Monmouth Park canceled its live racing program Sept. 11 due to extreme winds and heavy rain.
TOBA Red Carpet 2009, Talking with the 2008 Regional Owners of the Year More from the Red Carpet Red Carpet MontageIndustry Leaders and Guests State Breeders of the YearRegional Owners of the Year
While the Thoroughbred market has been in a continual slump over the last year due to the downturn of the overall economy, the royally bred horses in Overbrook Farm's yearling dispersal could boost business at this year's Keeneland September sale.
HRTV will present live coverage of the first two days of the Keeneland September yearling sale Sept. 14-15.
David Horohov, PhD, the William Robert Mills Chair in Equine Immunology at the University of Kentucky's Maxwell H. Gluck Equine Research Center, has received a $200,000 grant from the USDA-CSREES (United States Department of Agriculture-Cooperative State Research, Education, and Extension Service) Competitive Grants Program to study the development of ...
The Queensland government has released a safety alert for horse owners following several cases of Hendra virus, a rare but potentially fatal zoonotic virus that can pass from horses to humans. A veterinarian died earlier this month after treating an infected foal.
Anytime a horse develops fever, malaise, and a stumbling gait or inability to stand, owners should contact a veterinarian immediately--they might be dealing with equine herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1). In addition, the animal should be quarantined to prevent transmitting the virus to other horses through nasal secretions, said Gillian A. Perkins, DVM, Dipl. ACVI...
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