Owner John Fort bypassed the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) in favor of the Preakness (gr. I) for Flashpoint. The Pomeroy colt is now under the guidance of new trainer Wesley Ward, who took over for Rick Dutrow Jr.
Triple Crown aspirations cast aside in a decisive loss in the San Felipe Stakes (gr. II) in March, Runflatout makes his return to action in the $100,000 Lazaro Barrera Memorial Stakes (gr. III) at Hollywood Park May 15.
Annual post-Labor Day auction to be combination of a yearling and a mixed sale; to be held at the Morris J. Alhadeff Sales Paviliion at Emerald Downs in Auburn.
A win in the $1 million Preakness Stakes (gr. I) on May 21 at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore would net Dialed In a $5.5 million bonus, in addition to the $600,000 winner's share.
Trainer Mark Shuman earned the 1,000th win of his career when California Cool captured the second race at Pimlico Race Course May 12.
Jason, Tom and Evan from Twinspires.com reflect on the Kentucky Derby and handicap the Peter Pan Stakes at Belmont Park. Watch Video
New Vocations announced May 12 that Z Fortune, who ran in the 2008 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brand (gr. I) was officially adopted by HRTV reporter and host of "Race Day America" Carolyn Conley.
The New York Racing Association and the NBC Sports Group May 12 announced a partnership to broadcast "Summer at Saratoga," live racing from Saratoga Springs, N.Y., over seven weekends beginning July 23.
The first 'International Summit on Race Day Medication, EIPH and the Racehorse' has been scheduled for June 13-14 in New York City.
Jockey Gabriel Saez was arrested May 10 in New Castle, Del., on a domestic incident charge. The 23-year-old rider was released later that day on $100 unsecured bond.
Dominic Imprescia, who trained major winner Timely Writer, died in his sleep May 8 at his Hallandale Beach, Fla., home.
Iowa-based jockey Ramsay Zimmerman was arrested in Des Moines and charged with four felonies, including possession and intent to deliver crack cocaine and heroin, the morning of May 10.
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