Headlines for Tuesday, September 17, 2013

  • 2013 Thoroughbred Live Foal Report

    The 2013 Thoroughbred Live Foal Report from The Blood-Horse is based on the annual report of the North American foal crop from The Jockey Club and includes lists of all stallions with nine or more foals.

  • Underwood Stakes Preview: Robert Smerdon

    Caufield trainer Robert Smerdon comments on the Group I Underwood Stakes and Guineas Prelude. including thoughts on Politeness and Shamal Wind.

  • NTWB to Honor Four With Awards at Dinner

    The National Turf Writers and Broadcasters will honor jockey Ramon Dominguez, racing benefactors Marylou Whitney and John Hendrickson, broadcaster Jack Whitaker, and sportswriter Bob Fortus at its 54th awards dinner Oct. 30.

  • NJ Bid for Sports Betting Dealt Setback

    A federal appeals court dealt another blow to New Jersey's efforts to legalize sports gambling Sept. 17 by upholding a ruling that the state's betting law conflicts with federal law and shouldn't be implemented.

  • Fort Larned
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    Fort Larned to Prep for BC Classic at CD

    Trainer Ian Wilkes said Sept. 17 that Fort Larned, winner of last year's Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I), will have his final prep for this year's Classic in the newly established Homecoming Classic at Churchill Downs.

  • Underwood Stakes Preview: Trainer Mick Price

    Caulfield trainer Mick Price comments on his prospects for Underwood Stakes Day, including Resistant, Le Mans, Lannister, General Offer, Bit of Hell, and Pikal.

  • Underwood Stakes Preview: Trainer Paul Beshara

    Flemington trainer Paul Beshara comments on the prospects of Richie's Vibe, who runs in the 1400 Handicap, and Happy Trails, who runs in the Underwood Stakes on September 21 at Caulfield.

  • Saratoga Race Course

    Oversight Board Moves on Saratoga Projects

    A major construction and rehabilitation effort at the historic Saratoga Race Course took another baby step toward what New York Racing Association officials hope will be eventual final state approval.

  • Thoroughbred Horse Racing

    Horse Racing Needs A New Box

    To remain successful in a competitive marketplace, products undergo changes and re-packaging. Soaps add magic formulas. Foods reduce fat. Cars think for themselves.

  • Jockey John Velazquez aboard Wise Dan captures the Woodbine Mile.

    The Woodbine Mile 2013

    Review the events leading up to Wise Dan's record Woodbine Mile victory and images from the race.

  • Choosing an Antibiotic for Use in Foals

    Treating bacterial diseases in horses—or really, in any species—is much easier when the causative agents are sensitive to available antibiotics. But unfortunately, this isn't always the case anymore: antibiotic-resistant bacteria are popping up all over the world.