Bob Baffert-trained Drill wins a roughly run Del Mar Futurity over favored Creative Cause. His victory gave Baffert his 10th score in the Futurity since 1996.
Genetics is becoming more accepted when it comes to identifying Thoroughbreds for purchase and performance, but pedigree and stamina shouldn't be forgotten, speakers said Sept. 7 at a conference in Lexington.
Native American tribes, racetracks square off in New York over competing plans to expand casino gambling.
Slew City Slew, one of Seattle Slew's leading sons at stud, has been pensioned at age 27 at Brereton C. Jones' Airdrie Stud near Midway, Ky., because of declining fertility.
Hilda's Passion, winner of the Aug. 27 Ballerina Stakes (gr. I), will be offered as a racing or broodmare prospect during the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky November select mixed sale even though she has suffered an injury
Jenny's So Great has a chance to add additional luster to her name as she totes co-high weight of 123 pounds in the $400,000 Presque Isle Downs Masters Stakes (gr. II).
Juveniles of both sexes take the spotlight Sept. 10 at Arlington Park, with the $100,000 Arlington-Washington Futurity (gr. III) and the $100,000 Arlington-Washington Lassie (gr. III) each sharing top billing.
Seeking the third graded stakes win of his career, 7-year-old Rahystrada headlines a field of 10 in the $150,000 Kentucky Cup Turf (gr. IIIT) Sept. 10 on opening day of Kentucky Downs' four-day stand.
Why then does the KHRC continue to pursue Veitch, who played a minor part in this comedy of errors? read blog
Led by grade II winners Alternation and Prayer for Relief, a well-rounded field of nine was drawn for $500,000 Super Derby (gr. II) Sept. 10 at Louisiana Downs.
Videos of horses walking, which were produced by ThoroStride for the Keeneland September yearling sale, are available for viewing at Keeneland's website, www.keeneland.com, and ThoroStride's website, www.thorostride.com.
- By Tracy Gantz
Rustin and Juliana Kretz jumped into horse ownership after trip to last year's Kentucky Derby. read blog
Live racing returns to Laurel Park on Friday, Sept. 9, for the fall meeting with a nine-race card.
There are reasons to think the market for yearlings at Keeneland could be solid at all levels. read blog
Heavy rains and local street flooding have caused the cancellation of live racing at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course Wednesday, Sept. 7.
A Candy Ride colt brought the top price of $105,000 Sept. 6 during the Washington Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners Association's summer yearling sale.
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