Evan recaps the wins by Game On Dude, Musical Romance, Mucho Macho Man and more! watch video
Evan recaps the wins by Game On Dude, Musical Romance, Mucho Macho Man and more!
The yearling market ended a four-year slump in 2011 and many horsemen are confident that the rebound will continue during the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky select yearling auction.
My Adonis moved to the lead along the backstretch, drew off in the stretch and then held off a hard-charging Macho Macho to capture the $99,000 Long Branch Stakes by a half-length as Royal Currier scored by the identical margin in the $75,500 Mr. Prospector Stakes on Sunday at Monmouth Park.
As often happens at this time of year, the claiming box at Betfair Hollywood Park has been busy with 64 slips put in for 17 runners since July 4. Horsemen are preparing for the Del Mar summer meet and its higher purse levels.
A field of nine or 10 3-year-old fillies is likely to start in the American Oaks--Presented by American Airlines (gr. IT) July 14 on the turf at Betfair Hollywood Park.
War Pass, champion 2-year-old male of 2007, was represented by his first winner when his son Java's War won a maiden special weight race at a mile on turf at Ellis Park July 8.
My Adonis, rebounding from an eighth-place finish in the Belmont Stakes (gr. I) last month, opened up a big lead in the homestretch of the $99,000 Long Branch Stakes and held on tight to win July 8 at Monmouth Park.
By negotiating 1 1/8 miles on a firm course in 1:48, the Ontario-bred became a millionaire with $1,005,518 in earnings from her 13-7-2-1 record.
Lady Kee became the first winner by Chelokee when she scored by 5 1/2 lengths in a maiden special weight race at Prairie Meadows July 8.
Marketing Mix continued her recent dominance of Canada's female turf ranks when she used a seam along the inside to capture the $352,020 Dance Smartly Stakes (Can-IIT) as the 3-5 choice July 8 at Woodbine.
Trainer Kathy Ritvo said Sunday that Mucho Macho Man emerged from his impressive victory in Saturday's Grade 2 Suburban in good order and was relaxing at the Spa.
The morning after his commanding five-length victory in the Grade 2 Smile Sprint, Brittlyn Stable's Gantry gave the appearance of a horse that had done very little the day before, holding a commanding presence over barn 77 in the Calder stable area Sunday.
The morning after his commanding five-length victory in the Smile Sprint Handicap (gr. II), Brittlyn Stable's Gantry gave the appearance of a horse that had done very little July 7 at Calder Casino & Race Course.
Here is what buyers and consignors had to say about their expectations for the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July select yearling sale and the health of the Thoroughbred industry.
Alpha, who missed last month's Belmont Stakes (gr. I) after developing a fever the week before the race, continues to train forwardly for a return to competition.
Hall of Famer and successful sire Holy Bull has been pensioned from stud duty at the age of 21, Darley announced on Sunday. The 1994 Horse of the Year, who has put the precarious Plaudit sire line on a firmer footing, will live out his days at Sheikh Mohammed's Jonabell Farm near Lexington, Kentucky.
Was Saint Leon's roundabout journey into the hands of the owner-trainer team of Margaret Burlingham and Michele Boyce heaven sent, or was it the other way around?
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Equine laminitis can be a devastating result of many different disease processes in the horse, including sepsis and endocrinopathies. The two primary types of endocrinopathic laminitis are equine metabolic syndrome (EMS, seen most often in the obese horse), and Cushing's syndrome (also known as pituitary pars intermedia disorder) in older horses (char...
1994 Horse of the Year and successful stallion Holy Bull, who counts 2005 Kentucky Derby winner Giacomo among his progeny, has been pensioned and will retire at Sheikh Mohammed's Jonabell Farm, Darley announced July 7.
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