May Day Rose, a Rockport Harbor filly, was purchased by trainer Bob Baffert, as agent, for $220,000 to top the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's 2010 June Sale on June 15.
Double Eagle Ranch and Buena Suerte Equine's 2009 Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner Mine That Bird, working in company with Bird Empire, drilled five furlongs in :59.60 over a fast track June 15 at Churchill Downs.
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Officials of the Keeneland Association and the Greenbrier Resort, which will soon have casino gambling, have scheduled a June 16 press conference to announce a new partnership between the two entities.
Citing a lack of entries, Hollywood Park has cancelled live racing for Thursday, June 17, the second time during the current meet that racing was called off because of a lack of horses.
The Breeders' Cup and Churchill Downs June 15 announced the second annual Breeders' Cup Betting Challenge, a two-day handicapping tournament to be conducted during this year's Championships Nov. 5-6.
The Jockey Club has added access to the auction sales history of identified Thoroughbreds as part of its Tattoo Identification Services.
Singspiel, a major winner across the globe and the sire of 76 stakes winners, might be at the end of his stallion career because of fertility problems.
Jason Shandler asks, "What if all the stars somehow made it to the Breeders' Cup Classic"? Read Blog
Despite stumbling at the start, Equiano dominated the field and scorched home to win the King's Stand Stakes (Eng-I) by 1 1/2 lengths June 15 at Royal Ascot.
Larry T. Smith, a former president of the Texas Thoroughbred Association, died June 11 after a battle with cancer.
Canford Cliffs followed up his win in the Abu Dhabi Irish Two Thousand Guineas (Ire-I) with a scintillating victory over a top class field in the St. James's Palace Stakes (Eng-I) at Royal Ascot June 15.
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There is little optimism the Triple Crown series will be under one broadcasting umbrella. Read Blog
Goldikova started the 2010 Royal Ascot meet off with a performance befitting a queen, tenaciously holding off a charging Paco Boy to capture the Queen Anne Stakes (Eng-I) by a neck June 15.
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Paddy O'Prado, third-place finisher in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), drew the rail as the probable favorite for the $500,000 Colonial Turf Cup (gr. IIT) June 19 at Colonial Downs.
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