About 15,000 horse owners will be surveyed beginning the week of June 24 for a study on Kentucky's equine industry, officials said June 19.
A colt by Elusive Quality brought a sale record of $350,000 to top the final session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's 2012 June Sale of Two-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age June 20 in Ocala, Fla.
Del Mar's first-ever 'race-ready racehorse sale' will be presented in its paddock following the day's live racing July 22. The sale is expected to begin at approximately 6:30 p.m. PDT.
Willa B Awesome will try for her third graded victory of 2012 in Saturday's Grade 2, $150,000 Hollywood Oaks at Hollywood Park. The contest drew a field of eight to go 1 1/16 miles on the Cushion Track, including Eden's Moon, Killer Graces and Via Villaggio.
Believe You Can will face only four rivals on Saturday in the Grade 1, $300,000 Mother Goose Stakes at Belmont Park as she seeks to build upon her last-out victory in the Grade 1 Kentucky Oaks. The Larry Jones-trained daughter of Proud Citizen is following the same path as former Jones pupil Proud Spell, and will try to go one better than that fellow Proud Citizen filly who ran second, before being disqualified to third, in the 2008 Mother Goose.
Willa B Awesome, upset winner of the Santa Anita Oaks (gr. I), goes for her third graded stakes win of the year against a couple of familiar rivals in the $150,000 Hollywood Oaks (gr. II) June 23 at Betfair Hollywood Park.
Grade III winner Somali Lemonade seeks a return to form as she makes her first start over the Monmouth Park turf in the $100,000 Boiling Spring Stakes (gr. IIIT) June 23.
Trainer Josie Carroll, the only female trainer to win the Queen's Plate, will be gunning for a third victory in the "Gallop for the Guineas" when she saddles Melnyk Racing Stables' lightly-raced Wilcox on Sunday.
Steve and Lenny discuss Frankel's Queen Anne Stakes win, I'll Have Another scratching from the Belmont Stakes, the Kentucky Derby points system, the New York Times, and Lenny's big Belmont score! watch video
Eight of the 10 contestants in the Debutante Stakes (gr. III) at Churchill Downs June 23 broke their maidens in their last start.
This free report is a look back at the 2012 Triple Crown by award-winning turf writer Steve Haskin. Download Report
Grade I event at Belmont Park is filly's first start for trainer Larry Jones since Oaks score; Acorn winner Contested challenges with four-race win streak on the line.
Steve and Lenny discuss Frankel's Queen Anne Stakes win, I'll Have Another scratching from the Belmont Stakes, the Kentucky Derby points system, the New York Times, and Lenny's big Belmont score!
A Circuit Court judge has told John Veitch to obtain a letter of interest for his services from a Kentucky racetrack and then re-submit his license application to the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission.
- By Tom LaMarra
The U.S. House Appropriations Committee has approved language that would prevent expenditures for the inspection of horse slaughter facilities -- and ultimately keep them from operating.
Deadline for entries for the racing industry's best simulcast production is Aug. 13.
So You Think notched the 10th group I victory of his career when he stormed to a 2 1/4-length win over Carlton House in the $542,500 Prince of Wales's Stakes (Eng-I) at Royal Ascot June 20.
So You Think wins the Prince of Wales Stakes at Royal Ascot for trainer Aidan O'Brien and jockey Joseph O'Brien.
Joesph O'Brien discusses his win aboard So You Think in the Prince of Wales's Stakes at Royal Ascot.
Fame and Glory will face eight rivals when he defends his crown in the Group 1 Gold Cup at Royal Ascot on Thursday. The multiple Group 1 winner successfully took up the mantle from Aidan O'Brien's star stayer Yeats when winning the 2 1/2-mile feature 12 months ago.
So You Think wins the Prince of Wales's Stakes at Royal Ascot. Listen to Aidan O'Brien's thoughts immediately following the race.
Fame And Glory will attempt to emulate his former Ballydoyle stablemate Yeats when he bids for a repeat victory in the $542,500 Ascot Gold Cup (Eng-I) at Royal Ascot June 21.
Comments from Jockey Seamie Heffernan and Trainer Aidan O'Brien after Ishvana's win in the Jersey Stakes. Sponsored by AmWest Entertainment.
Simon talks about the Prince of Wales Stakes where So You Think will meet the Queen's horse Carlton House. Also, comments on Frankel's performance. watch video
So, after nearly 40 years, the Maryland Jockey Club, following two hours of testimony and forensic analyses, finally has awarded the Preakness stakes record to Secretariat. read blog
Grade II winner J Be K will relocate to Haras Santa Ana in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Simon talks about the Prince of Wales Stakes where So You Think will meet the Queen's horse Carlton House. Also, comments on Frankel's performance.Wednesday June 20, 2012Sponsored by AmWest Entertainment.
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