A memorial for jockey Michael Baze will be held immediately after the races Thursday, June 2 at Hollywood Park.
- By Steve Haskin
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Teuflesberg sired his first winner May 21, when his 2-year-old colt This One for Me captured a maiden race at Hipodromo de las Americas racetrack in Mexico for trainer Gregorio Larios and owner Cuadra Esmeralda.
Mike Sherman, who built Farnsworth Farm into a Florida powerhouse breeding establishment, died May 7 at his North Miami, Fla., home.
Sidney's Candy is back on the turf for the $150,000 American Handicap (gr. IIT) at Hollywood Park May 28 following his upset at odds of 2-5 in the Mervyn LeRoy Handicap (gr. II) earlier this month on the Cushion Track.
Upperline returns to Chicago for the first time since winning the Arlington Oaks (gr. III) last summer when she faces nine opponents in the $100,000 Arlington Matron Stakes (gr. III) May 28.
Stunning Stag and Exhi, both grade III winners in their most recent efforts, head the field for the $150,000 Eclipse Stakes (Can-III) over Woodbine's Polytrack May 28.
Sold Short, the first winner by California champion Don'tsellmeshort, won at Golden Gate Fields.
Musketier, fresh off his repeat victory in the Elkhorn Stakes (gr. IIT) at Keeneland, heads a field of 10 in the $100,000 Louisville Handicap (gr. IIIT) May 28 at Churchill Downs.
Christophe Clement, already a four-time winner of the event, has three of the six betting interests entered in the $150,000 Sheepshead Bay (gr. IIT) May 28 at Belmont Park.
The Kentucky Equine Drug Research Council, citing its statutory mission, will be involved in the debate over race-day medication, officials said May 25.
Grade I winner Sunriver came through with his initial winner when his son Suntorious scored at Penn National.
Piskacha became the first winner sired by grade II winner Master Command when she won a maiden special weight race at Churchill Downs.
After an insufficient number of entries forced the cancellation of live racing on May 25, Suffolk Downs was able to card eight races for Saturday, May 28 and live racing is back on schedule.
A Stratum filly, which is a half sister to New Zealand group I winner Anabandana, brought the top price of Aust$220,000 ($231,975 in U.S. funds) May 25 during the opening session of the Magic Millions national weanling sale.
On Memorial Day May 30, Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retirement facility near Georgetown, Ky., will have a commemorative service for the six retirees that passed away since last spring.
As expected, attorneys for California trainer Jeff Mullins have filed legal papers seeking a stay of action by the California Horse Racing Board imposing a 70-day suspension, beginning June 1.
Letthebighossroll, a million-dollar earner that was among the first of Bob Baffert's top horses after he became a Thoroughbred trainer, died May 23 of a pulmonary hemorrhage at the age of 23.
Woodbine Entertainment Group will be celebrating the life of Northern Dancer from the end of May through the end of June.
TheHorse.com's live webinar event, "Equine Herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) Outbreak: What Horse Owners Need to Know," is now archived and available to view for free.
Two top-class sprinters, both Pennsylvania breds, will help kick off the 2011 stakes season at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course on Friday night, May 27.
Cancellation of one program because of a lack of horses did little to dent the Delaware Park meet, which opened with enthusiasm and features a new program designed to increase attendance.
Adena Springs Farm owner Frank Stronach has been selected to receive the inaugural Earle I. Mack Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation Champion Award.
Tim Glyshaw and Dean Baer's Ready's Rocket set the modern record for most wins by a horse at Churchill Downs May 21 when he won his ninth race at the Kentucky track.
CANTER, a major placement program for retired Thoroughbred racehorses, said it supports in concept federal legislation calling for a ban on performance-enhancing drugs in racing but believes the language may be too broad.
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