Headlines for Wednesday, November 20, 2013

  • And They're Off: Turkey Day Edition

    Lenny Shulman and Steve Haskin discuss 2013 Championships, Groupie Doll, 2-year-olds to watch for the 2014 Kentucky Derby, and Youth in Racing. Sponsored by Darby Dan Farm.

  • Churchill Reduces Stakes Purses

    Churchill Downs has announced a reduction in purses that will affect four races scheduled during the eight days remaining in the 25-day fall meet that continues through Saturday, Nov. 30.

  • Monmouth Park was approved for 57 racing days from May 10-Sept. 28, 2014.

    Few Changes in New Jersey Racing Calendar

    Thoroughbred racing dates in New Jersey in 2014 will resemble those awarded for this year, with one shift in the schedule: Monmouth will race 57 days and shift four to New Meadowlands to make for a 14-night all-turf meet.

  • And They're Off: Turkey Day Edition

    Lenny Shulman and Steve Haskin discuss 2013 Championships, Groupie Doll, 2-year-olds to watch for the 2014 Kentucky Derby, and Youth in Racing. Sponsored by Darby Dan Farm.

  • Daddy Nose Best will try for his fourth win in a row in the River City Handicap.

    Daddy Nose Best Heads River City Field

    Cathy and Bob Zollars' Daddy Nose Best will attempt to notch his fourth consecutive victory when facing a full field of 13 other rivals in the Nov. 23 River City Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Churchill Downs.

  • Game On Dude

    Baffert Says 'Dude on Track for Clark

    Trainer Bob Baffert reported Game On Dude is on schedule for the grade I Clark Handicap Presented by Norton Healthcare at Churchill Downs Nov. 29. Only an unfavorable weight assignment would derail the gelding from starting.

  • Wise Dan<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/BreedersCup/2013-Breeders-Cup/Mile/33150010_L6N4PX#!i=2888974700&k=JPkB87S">Order This Photo</a>

    Wise Dan Appearance at Churchill Nov. 30

    Wise Dan, a leading contender to repeat as Horse of the Year after a second straight win in the Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT), will be paraded in the paddock at Churchill Downs on closing day, Saturday, Nov. 30.

  • Youth In Racing: Vision 20/20 Group - Part 2

    The Blood-Horse recently hosted a roundtable discussion featuring members of Vision 20/20, a group of under-40s formed to strengthen the Thoroughbred industry through various education, awareness, and innovation.

  • Youth In Racing: The Vision 20/20 Group - Part 2

    How Can Racing Attract Younger Demographics? The Blood-Horse recently hosted a roundtable discussion featuring members of Vision 20/20, a group of under-40s formed to strengthen the Thoroughbred industry through various methods. View more from this series: Youth In Racing: Vision 20/20 Group - Part 1 Leaders In the Industry Youth In Racing: Vision 20/20 Group - Part 2 How Can Racing Attract Younger Demographics? Youth In Racing: Vision 20/20 Group - Part 3 Give Us Specific Initiatives to Bring In New Fans. Youth In Racing: Vision 20/20 Group - Part 4 How Can Racetracks Bring in New Fans? Youth In Racing: Vision 20/20 Group - Part 5 What Would You Do as Racing Czar?