Headlines for Thursday, August 21, 2014

  • Obviously

    Obviously Targets Del Mar Mile Three-Peat

    Winner of the past two editions of the Del Mar Mile (gr. IIT), the speedster Obviously goes for a three-peat on the turf as part of the TVG Pacific Classic undercard Aug. 24 at the seaside track.

  • California Chrome
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    Chrome Set for Pennsylvania Derby Return

    California Chrome, unlikely hero of the Triple Crown series who won the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) and Preakness Stakes (gr. I), will make his return from a brief layoff in the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby (gr. II) Sept. 20.

  • Hall of Fame 2014 - Ashado

    National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame 2014 - Ashado View more Hall of Fame videos here.

  • Hall of Fame 2014 - Curlin

    National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame 2014 - Curlin View more Hall of Fame videos here.

  • That Handicapping Show: Travers Stakes

    Claire Novak and Evan Hammonds handicap the exciting Travers Stakes at Saratoga this week. Will you pick the Jim Dandy Stakes winner? Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Travers Stakes.

  • Benny the Bull

    Champion Benny the Bull to Bridlewood in 2015

    Champion sprinter Benny the Bull will stand the 2015 breeding season at John and Leslie Malone's Bridlewood Farm, in Ocala, Fla., according to an announcement made by owner Greg James. His fee has not yet been determined.

  • Compound Pharmacy Reinforces Safety Standards

    A Lexington pharmacy that makes compound products for horses said it has taken steps to reinforce its safety and quality standards and has cooperated with a federal agency's inquiry into "adverse events earlier this year."

  • Octavio Vergara Jr. winning aboard Drop to Pop at Woodbine on Aug. 20.

    Vergara Wins Inaugural Apprentice Competition

    Octavio Vergara Jr., a regular at Arlington Park, captured the inaugural "Canadian Apprentice Invitational" at Woodbine by recording a win and a second-place finish from two races on the Aug. 20 evening card.

  • Shared Belief has been installed the 5-2 morning-line favorite in the Pacific Classic.

    Shared Belief Favored in Pacific Classic

    Shared Belief has been installed the 5-2 morning-line favorite in the TVG Pacific Classic (gr. I) as the undefeated 3-year-old seeks to prevent older horse Game On Dude from a repeat victory in the $1 million race Aug. 24.