Kentucky Derby winner Orb grazes at Belmont June 6, two days before the Belmont Stakes. Watch Video
Can Orb rebound? read blog
A day after the Belmont Stakes (gr. I) wraps up the American Triple Crown series for 2013, the spotlight shines on 3-year-olds at Woodbine.
- By Esther Marr
From cattle ranch horseman to successful jockey, and now a prominent equine artist, Nick Martinez's life has taken many turns. read blog
Claire Novak and Frank Angst handicap the Belmont Stakes full field, which includes Kentucky Derby winner Orb on his home track, and Preakness winner Oxbow. watch video
Lenny Shulman discusses the news of the day, including the post positions, Orb, Frac Daddy, Will Take Charge, and the weather. Watch Video
When glory has worn off the winner of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) after a different horse comes along to claim the Preakness Stakes (gr. I), the Belmont Stakes (gr. I) becomes anybody's race to win.
Since returning to the saddle last fall after a lengthy absence, jockey Norberto Arroyo Jr. has had his ups and downs while riding on the Kentucky circuit.
Grade I winner Daisy Devine, seeking to snap a three-race losing skid, is a standout among six older fillies and mares entered in the $100,000 Early Times Mint Julep Handicap (gr. IIIT) on the turf June 8 at Churchill Downs.
Terry Finley of West Point Thoroughbreds talks about Peter Pan Stakes winner Freedom Child's Belmont Stakes chances. Watch Video
Here are some of the players in one of the most perplexing Belmont Stakes in years. read blog
Two committees of the California Horse Racing Board will convene consecutively June 19 in the Sunset Room at Betfair Hollywood Park to address several matters of significance to the state's horse racing industry.
A salty field of seven sprinters will contest the six-furlong True North Stakes, with last year's 1-2 finishers back for a repeat duel against up-and-coming runners on the June 8 Belmont Stakes undercard.
In celebration of Hollywood Park's diamond anniversary, Betfair Hollywood Park will offer special 75-cent pricing Saturday, June 15.
The 43rd annual Eclipse Awards will be held Jan. 18 at Gulfstream Park Racetrack and Casino in Hallandale Beach, Fla, the National Thoroughbred Racing Association announced.
In anticipation of heavy rain in the area beginning Thursday night, Belmont Park track maintenance personnel rolled and sealed the main track after the June 6 races.
- By Tom LaMarra
Racing organizations are moving ahead with plans to implement a points-driven penalty system for equine medication violations.
Andrew Cohen missed owning a Triple Crown winner when Big Brown came up empty in the Belmont. This week he tries to complete a personal Triple Crown when Giant Finish tries the Belmont Stakes.
Track officials at Tampa Bay Downs announced June 6 the creation of a $5,000 Jockeys' Challenge for riders who compete in the two-day Summer Racing Festival June 30 and July 1.
Champion Royal Delta, who will defend her title in the June 15 Fleur de Lis at Churchill Downs, grazes outside Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott's barn at Belmont June 6. Watch Video
When D. Wayne Lukas sends Preakness winner Oxbow in the Belmont Stakes June 8, the Racing Hall of Fame trainer believes his competitors will be tangling with a much more mature horse.
Orb, winner of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), drew post position 5 and was installed the 3-1 morning-line favorite for the $1 million Belmont Stakes (gr. I) to be run at Belmont Park June 8.
Horse racing interests said June 6 the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation will not appeal a court ruling that called into question pari-mutuel barrel racing at Gretna Racing and Hamilton Downs.
Trainer Shug McGaughey talks about Kentucky Derby winner Orb's search for redemption in the Belmont Stakes. watch video
- By Ron Mitchell
In honor of D-Day, another look at WWII Veterans visiting with Normandy Invasion during Kentucky Derby Week. watch video
Nine-year-old gelding Unreachable Star kept his streak going June 5 when he won an Indiana-bred stakes for the sixth consecutive year.
In theory, weight management—for both people and horses—is simple, said Tania Cubitt, PhD: Eat less, exercise more, and lose weight.
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