Exchange wagering seems to be getting all the scrutiny it can handle from the California Horse Racing Board. Nearly two years after the concept was signed into law, the board decided to delay implementation June 28.
Philanthropist, a successful Canadian sire, will relocate to the Rupert family's Drakenstein Stud in the Western Cape in South Africa.
Leading three-year-old Bodemeister, a runaway winner of the Grade 1 Arkansas Derby and a close second in the Kentucky Derby and Preakness, will stand stud at WinStar Farm at the conclusion of his racing career. A partnership was formed between WinStar and the colt's owners, Ahmed Zayat and Michel & Tiffany Moreno, who will continue to race the colt.
Delaware Park has canceled its June 30 live racing card due to the heat wave that is expected to hit the East Coast this weekend.
Pender Harbour, Canada's champion 3-year-old male of 2011, will try to make it two straight when he takes on five rivals in the Dominion Day Stakes (Can-III) at Woodbine July 1.
Trainer Mike Mitchell was diagnosed Monday with a brain tumor, according to his wife Denise. A 17-time leading conditioner on the Southern California circuit, the 64-year-old will undergo surgery Friday to remove it.
Eric Fein's C C's Pal searches for her second straight graded stakes victory July 1 at Belmont Park, facing seasoned sprinters in the $150,000 Bed O' Roses Handicap (gr. II).
Zayat Stables' leading 3-year-old Bodemeister, winner of the Arkansas Derby, will stand stud at WinStar Farm at the conclusion of his racing career, WinStar announced June 28.
Four D Stable's homebred Turallure seeks his first win of 2012 in the $150,000 Firecracker Handicap (gr. IIT) July 1 at Churchill Downs, taking on five other older turf contenders as the 122-pound highweight.
Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels has appointed attorney William Diener as chairman of the Indiana Horse Racing Commission to replace Sarah McNaught, who has stepped down effective July 2.
Grade II winner J Be K came through with his first winner when his 2-year-old daughter Baby J won a maiden special weight race at Belmont Park June 28 in her first start.
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Evan and Pete handicap the Dwyer Stakes and Bashford Manor Stakes for the coming weekend. watch video
TVG will present live, on-site television coverage of the Iowa Festival of Racing from Prairie Meadows in Altoona, Iowa, this weekend.
"Miami Chic" will be the theme for the 42nd annual Eclipse Awards ceremony that will be held Jan. 19, 2013, at Gulfstream Park Racing and Casino in Hallandale Beach, Fla.
Many commentators said they had witnessed the best-ever renewal of Royal Ascot when the five-day spectacular ended on June 23. With plenty of outstanding performances on the track, it is all change in the latest standings for the 2012 Cartier Racing Awards.
The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced Thursday that the 42nd annual Eclipse Awards ceremony will be held January 19, 2013, at Gulfstream Park in Hallandale Beach, Florida.
Trainer Mike Mitchell will undergo surgery June 29 to remove a brain tumor that was diagnosed early this week.
Evan and Pete handicap the Dwyer Stakes and Bashford Manor Stakes for the coming weekend. Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Dwyer Stakes.
The June 30 Eatontown Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Monmouth Park has attracted a diverse group of fillies and mares, with graded stakes winners Ruthenia, Heavenly Landing, and Unbridled Humor being the standouts.
Fair Grounds Race Course has boosted the purses of eight open-company races on its 2012-2013 stakes schedule released June 28, marking the third straight year the average stakes purse has increased at the New Orleans oval.
The New York Racing Association (NYRA) on Thursday announced the line-up of family-friendly entertainment and special events at Saratoga Race Course for the 2012 season.
Fair Grounds has boosted the purses of eight open-company races on its 2012-2013 stakes schedule released Thursday, marking the third straight year the average stakes purse has increased at the New Orleans racetrack. Last season the track raised purses on 19 stakes events.
Thoroughbred Charities of America announced that Shannon Arvin, Braxton Lynch, and Peter Willmott have been named to three-year terms on its board of directors.
Teardrop Rock brought Aust$125,000 ($125,800 in U.S. funds) to top the select broodmare portion of the William Inglis & Son Australian weanling and bloodstock sale June 28.
Frost Giant, the 2008 Suburban Handicap (gr. I) winner, sired his first winner when Zekes Surprise won at Belmont Park June 27.
For athletic horses sporting increasingly popular nasal strips, the phrase "winning by a nose" carries new meaning. Research studies evaluating these accessories' efficacy, however, have produced mixed results.
Claiborne Farm's Seth Hancock and trainer D. Wayne Lukas are among those featured in a series of video testimonials posted on the cleanhorseracing.org website.
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