The three-day OBS August yearling sale got off to a strong start with double-digit increases in average and median.
Everyone thinks they have it tough. But racehorse owner Dr. Stephen Sinatra's granddaughter, nearly 10-year-old Cecelia, is one of those who has it much tougher than most. read blog
A Dr Fong colt and an Orpen filly tied for the highest price of 115,000 ($154,302 in United States funds) at the first edition of the Arqana v.2 yearling sale Aug. 20 in Deauville.
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- Thoroughbred Breeding, Northeast Region, Midwest Region, Southeast Region, Southwest Region, West Region, Kentucky, Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association
The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association will honor numerous owners and breeders at its 28th Annual National Awards Dinner Sept. 6 at Fasig-Tipton in Lexington.
Trainer believes Game On Dude is sitting on a big effort in the Pacific Classic.
Top sprinter Jimmy Creed has been retired from racing and will stand stud in 2014 at his owner B. Wayne Hughes' Spendthrift Farm. A grade I winner by Distorted Humor, he sustained a minor injury to a sesamoidean ligament.
Adena Springs announced Aug. 20 that 8-year-old homebred Harlem Rocker will not return to stud in 2013. The graded stakes winner stood his first and only season at McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds.
The West Virginia Racing Commission has upheld the suspension of trainer Chris Grove for a 2012 positive test for a Class I substance after a race at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races.
The West Virginia Racing Commission Aug. 20 approved an animal cruelty policy that will rely heavily on existing practices and state law.
Follow our coverage of the Saratoga Sesquicentennial with images from the pages of The Blood-Horse magazine features during the Saratoga meet. view slideshow
Ramseys set a record as owner/breeders, then the industry mourns a loss. read blog
Trainer Shug McGaughey said Aug. 20 that the Phipps Stable's Point of Entry had his first gallop since being injured and he is confident the colt will make it back for the Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT).
Zayat Stables' Paynter worked seven furlongs in 1:25 3/5 at Del Mar, Aug. 20 in preparation for his cross-country trip to Saratoga, where he will face a number of the nation's top older horses in the Woodward Stakes.
Janis Whitham's homebred Fort Larned and Morton Fink's homebred Successful Dan both worked Aug. 20 at Saratoga Race Course in preparation for the $750,000 Woodward (gr. I) on Aug. 31.
Witness the Kitten's Joy litter romp and other great races from the weekend! view slideshow
The Breeders' Cup has retained Front Row Marketing Services to market and sell commercial rights and sponsorship opportunities for the Breeders' Cup World Championships.
Louisiana stallion Lone Star Special was represented by his first winner when Chickasaw Bayou, posted a victory in her second start on Aug. 18 in the second race at Louisiana Downs.
The Jockey Club announced Aug. 20 the election of Barbara Banke, Bobby Flay, Andrew Rosen, and Bill Thomason to the Club's membership.
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A filly from the first crop of European champion and classic winner Makfi sold for the highest price of 210,000 ($280,166 in U.S. funds) on the third day of the Arqana Deauville August yearling sale Aug. 19.
The National Thoroughbred Racing Association's political action committee cleared the $3 million mark, the organization said Aug. 20.
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