American Lion, a dual graded stakes-winning son of Tiznow, has been retired from racing and will stand at John Phillips' Darby Dan Farm near Lexington.
Maryland racing interests still hope to avoid repeating a situation a year ago that left Laurel Park without 2011 racing dates just a week before the meet was scheduled to begin.
This year's Breeders' Cup may be a memory, but no fewer than five horses that competed in the 2011 World Championships are back at Churchill Downs for the $500,000 Clark Handicap (gr. I) Nov. 25.
Donnie K. Von Hemel, trainer of Caleb's Posse, is Remington Park's all-time leader by wins. read blog
Review the races from Delta Downs including the $1 Million Delta Jackpot. view slideshow
California needs enlightened and innovative leadership if its Thoroughbred industry is to thrive in, or even survive, these desperate times. read blog
Expanded gambling became legal in Massachusetts Nov. 22, when Governor Deval Patrick signed the bill to authorize three destination resort casinos and one slots facility that will be competitively bid.
While lightly raced this year, four-time grade I winner Winchester has by far the most decorated career heading into the Nov. 26 W.L. McKnight Handicap (gr. IIT) at Calder Casino & Race Course.
Marcus Vogel, who raced New York graded stakes winner Its Acedemic, died earlier this month in New Rochelle, N.Y.
Bob Holthus, a veteran Midwest trainer, died the morning of Nov. 22 at his Louisville home.
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