The morning line favorite is The Usual Q.T., ridden by Victor Espinoza.
The median price rose 8% as the yearling sale began its three-day run in Central Florida.
Lael Stable's Lentenor, a full brother to 2006 Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner Barbaro, returned to racing with third-place finish in a $36,000 allowance at Delaware Park Aug. 24.
Milena Erceg, who has more than nine years of experience in the racing industry, has been named the assistant director of mutuels at Oaklawn Park in Arkansas.
The connections of Trappe Shot remain undecided on whether they will enter their colt in the $1 million Travers (gr. I) or $250,000 King's Bishop (gr. I), both on Aug. 28 at Saratoga.
During a meeting at Churchill Downs Aug. 24, about three dozen horsemen told representatives of the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission it should delay out-of-competition drug testing.
This week's nominees are: Dakota Phone, Malibu Prayer, Blame, and Wasted Tears. Read More
Philanthropist, a New York graded stakes winner, came through with his first winner when his son Charlie Bull won at Woodbine.
One thing we do know is the synthetic surface installed at Santa Anita has been a mess from the start and has seen more facelifts than Joan Rivers. Read Blog
When I sat down at the beginning of the Hall of Fame induction ceremony last Friday in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., a thousand thoughts went racing through my mind. Read Blog
Anne Eberhardt visits with Life Is Sweet at Lane's End Farm. Read Blog
Sale's cancellation is another sign of a contracting Thoroughbred industry. Read Blog
Get Stormy will shoot for his fourth victory at Saratoga and his second graded stakes victory of the 2010 Spa meeting when he tackles the $200,000 Bernard Baruch Handicap (gr. IIT) Aug. 27.
Le Glorieux, a top international runner of 1987, died Aug. 19 at Werner Wolf's Haras du Logis Saint-Germain in Normandy, France,
Monmouth Park's post-Labor Day meet will offer higher average daily purses than originally projected, officials at the New Jersey racetrack said Aug. 24.
The first North American school for jockeys established by Hall of Fame rider Chris McCarron is embarking on an expansion plan that could include a national and international presence.
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Front-runners and MTOs make the most of NYRA's decision to switch races from turf to dirt. Read Blog
Ben Garner, an amateur steeplechase jockey who also exercised horses in the mornings, was airlifted to Albany Medical Center after sustaining serious injuries in a training accident at Saratoga Aug. 24.
Blind Luck's Alabama victory added another chapter to her remarkable story
A long wait between races is in store for recent impressive 2-year-old winners.
Blame helped celebrate Claiborne Farm's 100th anniversary with a dramatic win in the Whitney.
The Family Foundation of Kentucky is officially seeking to become party to legal action tied to proposed regulations for Instant Racing at the state's racetracks.
Being familiar with your horse's normal resting temperature, pulse, and respiration rates (TPR) help you recognize when things are abnormal. The TPR vitals help you determine "how abnormal." Remember, vitals taken after the horse has been worked will be elevated and a 20-30 minute recovery time is recommended for a return to normal values an...
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