After six weeks of intense negotiations on a new contract, the New England Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association and Suffolk Downs finally sealed a two-year agreement late in the day March 4.
Belmont Stakes (gr. I) winner Drosselmeyer and multiple graded stakes placed local Schoolyard Dreams headline the $60,000 Challenger Stakes March 5 at Tampa Bay Downs.
Scenes from the Fasig-Tipton select sale of 2-year-olds in training. View Slideshow
Mucho Macho Man owner Dan Reeves pressnted Eibar Coa, who was seriously in an accident last month, with the winner's share from the Risen Star (gr. II) last month at Fair Grounds.
Breeders' Cup president and chief executive officer Greg Avioli has resigned to take a new position with a racing and gaming company, Breeders' Cup announced March 4.
The long-awaited Kentucky Horse Racing Commission report on Life At Ten's participation in the 2010 Breeders' Cup Ladies' Classic (gr. I) at Churchill Downs will be released March 10.
This weekend features Saturday's Gotham Stakes from Aqueduct, and a Sunday allowance race at Gulfstream that will serve as Dailed In's two-turn debut. Read Blog
Aurora, a stakes-winning daughter of Danzig whose four stakes winners including successful stallion Arch, died March 3 after producing a filly by Empire Maker.
New Jersey's racing schedule currently consists of six dates at Atlantic City Race Course, but the president of the state's horsemen's group called any discussion of Monmouth Park not running a meet this year premature.
Two-time Champion Gio Ponti tops the list of early nominees to the Woodford Reserve Turf Classic. He could face last year's winner General Quarters in the grade I race May 7.
Zenyatta had some familiar visitors recently at Lane's End Farm. View Slideshow
After getting the meet off to a bumpy start due to inclement weather, Oaklawn Park reported that improved weather led to larger crowds in February, resulting in the second purse increase.
There was good news and bad news March 4 when Equibase released its monthly report on Thoroughbred Racing Economic Indicators.
Dick Powell's picks for the Dubai Carnival March 5.
Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course has announced its 2011 stakes schedule featuring a record 21 added-money events with guaranteed purses totaling $1.975 million
Owner Eugene Melnyk goes for his third Sandy Lane Gold Cup on Saturday, March 5 as his recent claim Safety Zone heads a field of 12 in the turf race in Barbados.
The New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority officially released a request for proposals for the lease of Monmouth Park.
PNC Bank has filed lawsuits in Fayette (Lexington) Circuit Court against two major Thoroughbred operations, contending that Buck Pond Farm and the McKathan Brothers Farm are in default on outstanding loans.
When it comes to a mare's uterus, ultrasound examination and cytology (examination of cells under a microscope) can give a veterinarian a pretty good picture of what's going on inside that could be confounding conception. However, comparing these results to culture (testing of samples for pathogens) helped researchers on a recent study link specif...
When it comes to penetrating hoof injuries, early, aggressive treatment is key to a favorable outcome, stressed Isabelle Kilcoyne, MVB, of the University of California, Davis, at the 2010 American Association of Equine Practitioners Convention, held Dec. 4-8 in Baltimore, Md. In a retrospective study she and colleagues examined complications, prognosis, a...
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