A Facebook-like Web site for Thoroughbreds has partnered with Equibase to track future racing careers through its Virtual Stable.
Her last four stakes wins have come at seven furlongs, but if grade I winner Evita Argentina hopes to add the $250,000 Santa Monica Handicap (gr. I) to her fine record, she'll need to be at her best at Santa Anita Jan. 31.
Trainer Mike Maker will saddle two sons of turf champion Kitten's Joy in the $50,000 WEBN Stakes at Turfway Park Jan. 30, one already a stakes winner and the other making his first foray into stakes competition.
Featuring '10 to Watch,' with an eye on a 1 1/8-mile allowance race at Gulfstream Sunday.
Vale of York and Lookin At Lucky, the one-two finishers in the Grey Goose Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I), share the high weight assignment of 126 pounds on the 2009 Experimental Free Handicap.
Jeremy Rose rode his 2,000th winner at Gulfstream Park Jan. 28 aboard Cherokee Queen in the third race.
The syndicate that stands Ready's Image at John T.L. Jones III's Walmac Farm near Lexington has announced special incentives for regional breeders to send their mares to the 5-year-old son of More Than Ready.
Nancy Mazzoni's She Be Wild, winner of the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I) and champion 2-year-old filly from last year, makes her season debut against a dozen rivals in the $150,000 Forward Gal Stakes Jan. 31
Ready's Image's first reported foal is a colt born Jan. 24 at David Hager II's Idle Hour Farm near Paris, Ky.
Meeting for the first time Jan. 27, the newly-elected board members of the organization representing California trainers announced its support for replacement of the state's synthetic tracks.
The 75th running of the $250,000 Longacres Mile (gr. III) will highlight an 89-day race meeting at Emerald Downs this year.
Jockey Justin Vitek, a native of Wallace, Texas, who found his greatest success on Midwest circuits, succumbed to acute myelogenous leukemia on the morning of Jan. 28 at the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. He was 36.
Edward P. Evans' 2009 Florida Derby (gr. I) winner Quality Road leads a list of notable nominees for the $500,000 Donn Handicap (gr. I) Feb. 6 at Gulfstream Park.
Gloria de Campeao sprung a 16-1 upset and odds-on favorite Midshipman finished fifth in the $200,000 Al Maktoum Challenge Round 1 (UAE-III), the featured event on opening day at brand new Meydan Racecourse Jan. 28 in Dubai.
A hearing scheduled for Jan. 29 in the lawsuit between David Lanzman and IEAH Stable related to the ownership of the colt I Want Revenge has been rescheduled for Feb. 12.
Jason, Tom, and James Scully of twinspires.com/brisnet preview the Sunshine Millions Classic and the Sunshine Millions Turf. Watch Now
The 2010 stud fee for two-time Horse of the Year Curlin, who stands at William S. Farish's Lane's End Farm near Versailles, Ky., has been reduced to $40,000.
Yearling brings Aust$180,000 ($161,752 in U.S. funds)on auction's second day.
Each plans to operate his own bloodstock agency in England.
The second stakes winner for Full Mandate scores in an early Kentucky Derby prep.
Third annual seminar will cover topics related to horse breeding, ownership, and healthcare.
Delaware Park released its 2010 schedule on Jan. 28, and the 22-race stakes season is highlighted by the $750,000 Delaware Handicap (gr. II) and the $250,000 Delaware Oaks (gr. II).
All of the 2009 officers of the New York Thoroughbred Breeders Inc. have been unanimously re-elected to serve in the same positions this year.
For the first time in 10 years, Colonial Downs has amended its weekly race schedule, adding Wednesday cards in place of Fridays
Scientific Games Corp. has entered into a definitive agreement to sell its racing and venue management businesses to Great Britain-based Sportech Plc for about $75 million.
If you've ever given the common oral non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug phenylbutazone (Bute) to a horse, you've probably been warned that it can cause stomach (gastric) ulcers if you give too much or give it for too long. Thus, there's always interest in pain-relieving medications for horses that work while causing less gastric irritation o...
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