Headlines for Wednesday, April 5, 2017

  • Trainer Kelly Breen has Miss Sky Warrior set to stretch back out for breeder Arlene London

    Miss Sky Warrior Heads Gazelle

    Miss Sky Warrior and Yorkiepoo Princess meet in the $300,000 Gazelle Stakes (G2) April 8 at Aqueduct Racetrack, a race that will determine the likelihood of their progression to the Longines Kentucky Oaks (G1).

  • The Pegasus statue at Gulfstream Park; the Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes (G1) added a chunk of purse money in the first quarter of 2017

    Purses Spike in First Quarter of 2017

    The first edition of the $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes (G1) and some additional race days in the first quarter of 2017 helped purses surge nearly 8% in the first three months of the year.

  • Mongolian Saturday (red cap) wins the 2016 Woodford Stakes Presented by Keeneland Select

    Mongolian Saturday Tops Nine-Horse Shakertown Field

    Mongolian Saturday, whose affinity for the Keeneland turf course includes the 2015 Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (G1T) and last year's Woodford Stakes (G3T), headlines the field of nine entered in the $200,000 Shakertown Stakes (G2T) at 5 1/2 furlongs.

  • Handicapping Tourney Planned for Equestricon

    A seat at the 2018 NTRA National Horseplayers Championship (NHC) presented by Racetrack Television Network, STATS Race LensTM and Treasure Island Las Vegas will be up for grabs in a free handicapping contest open to Equestricon ticket holders.