Many of the top contenders for this year's Triple Crown races, including champion 2-year-old male Shanghai Bobby, completed workouts on Monday morning in South Florida and Southern California.
The Pennsylvania Horse Breeders Association has named its champions and leaders for 2012.
Overnight races will receive a 10% increase compared with last year when Mountaineer Casino Racetrack & Resort commences its 63rd season of live Thoroughbred racing Friday, March 1.
Ohio-based jockey Edgar Paucar secured the 2,000th win of his career Feb. 25 when he guided Two Cat Wendy to victory in the second race at Beulah Park.
Greg de Gannes, an equine veterinarian who parlayed his knowledge of horses into a career as a successful trainer, died Feb. 23 in Boynton Beach, Fla. He was 50.
Steve Haskin has a new number one in his Derby Dozen list this week. There are also two other newcomers to the list, read to see who they are! watch video
Hernando, a classic winner in France who may be best known in the U.S. as the sire of 2003 Arlington Million Stakes (gr. IT) winner Sulamani, has died.
Albertine, dam of 1993 upset Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) winner Arcangues, died Feb. 3 from the infirmities of old age.
The Maryland Jockey Club announced Feb. 25 that this year's "InfieldFest" entertainment for the 138th Preakness Stakes (gr. I) will include performances by Pitbull and by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis.
B. Wayne Hughes' Spendthrift Farm now will be offering the "Breed Secure" program for nearly its entire roster of Kentucky-based stallions.
Horses can lose up to 15 liters of sweat per hour during strenuous exercise, leaving them in a precarious metabolic balance that cold water hosing alone can't touch. At the 2012 American Association of Equine Practitioners convention, held Dec. 1-5 in Anaheim, Calif., Emma Adam, BVetMed, Dipl. ACVIM, ACVS, an equine practitioner performing research at...
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