The national Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association celebrates 50 years of working toward sale integrity, shepherding the graded stakes program, and finding ways to recruit and educate new owners.
Jockey John Rochabrun was taken to Baylor Medical Center at Irving, Texas for further examination after he sustained an apparent right ankle injury when his mount Hes Rich reared in the starting gate at Lone Star Park.
Gulfstream Park's 10-cent Rainbow 6 wager will be worth a guaranteed minimum of $1.5 million on Saturday, April 23, after there were no unique winning tickets on the wager April 22.
With the addition of Suave Voir Faire and Royal Delta to the list of prospective starters in the 137 running of the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I), there are 16 fillies listed as "likely" or "possible."
Sunland Park Derby (gr. III) winner Twice the Appeal breezed six furlongs over a fast track at Churchill Downs in 1:17 1/5 on April 22 as he prepped for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).
Embur's Song shot to an early lead and never looked back, as she held off a late bid from Check the Label to win the $125,000 Hilliard Lyons Doubledogdare (gr. III) in track record time April 22 at Keeneland.
The Keeneland Association has announced it will launch an advanced deposit wagering system this fall.
The Delta Downs Jackpot (gr. III), one of the richest 2-year-old races in North America with a $1 million purse, will be renewed at Delta Downs Racetrack Casino Hotel, on Saturday, Nov. 19.
There are several special aspects of the story of Lilacs and Lace, a homebred daughter of Flower Alley who burst onto the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) scene with a victory in the April 9 Ashland Stakes (gr. I).
Grade I winner and first-crop stallion Daaher sired his first winner when his daughter Gypsy Robin scored at Keeneland April 22.
A look back at the Arkansas Derby, and a look forward to the probables and possibles in the Kentucky Derby. Watch Video
Jason, Tom and Steve handicap the Lexington Stakes and Jerome Stakes. Watch Video
History has shown that stretch leaders have a great chance to win the Derby. Read Blog
Gilbert Campbell's Watch Me Go, currently 21st on the list of Kentucky Derby (gr. I) graded stakes earnings, will be shipped from South Florida to Churchill Downs early next week, according to trainer Kathleen O'Connell.
Purses for all 2-year-old maiden special weight races during the Belmont Park spring/summer meet have been increased to $60,000, the New York Racing Association has announced.
The decision by Colonial Downs to allow older horses to compete in the Colonial Turf Cup Stakes will result in the race losing its grade II status for 2011.
Join Jason Shandler and Tom LaMarra for a live, one hour chat this Friday at Noon EDT. Be ready to talk Derby and anything else that's on your mind. Read Transcript
Keeneland Race Course in Lexington has become the first racing facility to earn re-accreditation from the National Thoroughbred Racing Association's Safety and Integrity Alliance.
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