Marquetry, sire of Breeders' Cup winners and sprint champions Artax and Squirtle Squirt, has been pensioned from stud duty at age 23 because of declining fertility.
NYRA is required under the Workers Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act that they to have to send out two-month advance word to employees of possible layoffs
The first starter for multiple stakes winner Da Stoops scored first time out at Camerero in Puerto Rico
Jason, Tom, and Rich Nilsen of twinspires.com preview the Louisville Handicap (gr. III). Watch Video
Winslow Homer, the impressive 3-year-old who won the Holy Bull (gr. III) before being sidelined with a stress fracture in his cannon bone, had his first series of works since returning to the track during the past week.
The financial health of off-track betting corporations in New York is "substantially" deteriorating, and policymakers must react by considering different options.
The 2009 Breeders' Cup World Championships is one of five nominees in the "Sports Event of the Year" category at the "2010 Sports Business Awards" to be presented in New York City May 20.
Ivan Denisovich, an English group II winner and a grade I stakes performer in the United States, was represented by his initial winner when his son Premier Clarets won May 20 at Haydock in England.
It appears the spill that jockey Julien Leparoux took May 14 in Pimlico's Black-Eyed Susan (gr. II) was more serious than initially believed.
Jason Shandler says there won't be a Triple Crown, but history could be made in the Belmont Stakes. Read Blog
Drosselmeyer, who has been graded stakes-placed in his last two starts under Kent Desormeaux, will get a new rider for the Belmont Stakes (gr. I). The colt will be ridden by Mike Smith in the third leg of the Triple Crown.
In consecutive days a pair of 3-year-olds that were considered probables are no longer pointing toward the third leg of the Triple Crown.
Smart Strike, who has had three grade I winners in a single day, can only be held down so long.
Graded stakes winner Bay to Bay leads a field of nine in the American 1000 Guineas May 22 at Arlington Park. The race will be run at one mile on turf and share the spotlight with its male counterpart the Arlington Classic.
New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program is partnering with the hunter/jumper shows at the Kentucky Horse Park to offer special Thoroughbred-only classes this summer.
- By Ron Mitchell
In the latest round in the legal battle between Fifth Third Bank and Zayat Stables, the bank is seeking to subpoena the personal banking records of Ahmed Zayat to determine if he has used corporate assets for personal use.
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