Headlines for Thursday, April 13, 2017

  • La Coronel pulls away to win the Appalachian by 3 1/4 lengths

    La Coronel Much the Best in Appalachian

    More than five months after falling short in the Breeders' Cup, La Coronel got her redemption by proving much the best over those who were best that day when she drew clear by 3 1/4 lengths in the Keeneland stretch to win the Appalachian Stakes.

  • Dozen Congress Members Support IRS Reporting Changes

    Twelve members of Congress have signed a letter delivered to the Department of Treasury requesting recently proposed IRS regulations relating to the way pari-mutuel winnings are calculated for tax withholding and reporting purposes be finalized.

  • Flat Drunk gets up in the final strides to win her debut at Keeneland

    Flat Drunk is First Starter, Winner for Flat Out

    Spendthrift Farm stallion Flat Out is batting 1.000 in his young career in the breeding shed after his daughter, the aptly named Flat Drunk, became his first starter and first winner when she captured the first race on the card at Keeneland April 13.

  • Ten to Line Up for Lexington

    Lael Stables' homebred No Dozing, who has four graded stakes starts under his belt, holds the class edge in Keeneland's Stonestreet Lexington Stakes (G3) April 15. The 1 1/16-mile race for sophomores is worth $200,000.

  • Arrogate

    Arrogate Tops World Rankings Through April 9

    After his impressive performance in the Dubai World Cup Sponsored by Emirates Airline (G1), Arrogate (134 rating) finds himself alone atop the second edition of the Longines World's Best Racehorse Rankings for 2017. 

  • Belterra Park to Open 2017 Season April 28

    Belterra Park Gaming will begin its 2017 Thoroughbred racing season Friday, April 28, with weekly races Thursday-Sunday until Labor Day, then will race Thursdays-Saturday until Oct. 8. Post time for races is 1:20 p.m. Thursdays-Sundays.

  • Upcoming New Bolton Lecture Focuses on Laminitis

    Dr. Andrew van Eps, Associate Professor of Equine Musculoskeletal Research at New Bolton Center, will discuss different approaches for successful prevention and treatment of laminitis, as part of the First Tuesday Lecture series May 2. 

  • Saratoga's Oklahoma Training Track Opens April 17

    The Thoroughbreds will make their way back to the Spa City in a prelude to the annual summer meet at Saratoga Race Course when the famed Oklahoma Training Track officially opens for spring training April 17. 

  • Kentuckian will complete his long road back to stakes competition April 15

    Kentuckian Back to Stakes Company in Los Angeles

    It was a long time between wins for Fox Hill Farm's Kentuckian, but a determined effort by his connections to return him to winning form came through Feb. 20, when the 5-year-old gray edged Texas Two Step by a neck in a conditional allowance race.