Headlines for Tuesday, September 26, 2017

  • Hipodromo Camarero after Hurricane Maria

    Industry Groups Working to Send Aid to Camarero

    Various equine industry groups are currently working together with the Humane Society of the United States to form a plan of action to provide aid to horses in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria hit the island Sept. 20. 

  • Jockey Irad Ortiz Jr. (right), a native of Puerto Rico, waited anxiously for news on Hurricane Maria

    Hurricane Maria Impacts New York Racing Families

    Irad Ortiz Jr., one of the nation's top jockeys, was born in Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico, and was one of many at Belmont who nervously awaited a shred of news from the devastated island.

  • Lot 35, a filly by Galileo, topped the first day of the Goffs Orby sale

    Galileo Filly Tops Goffs Orby Day 1

    The Sept. 26 opening session of the Goffs Orby yearling sale was topped by a Galileo (IRE) filly, consigned as Lot 35, who sold for €1.2 million ($1,426,280) to trainer John Gosden on behalf of Godolphin.

  • Arrogate works a bullet five furlongs at Santa Anita Sept. 26

    Arrogate Looks Like Old Self in Bullet Work

    In his second work since finishing second to stablemate Collected in the Aug. 19 $1 million TVG Pacific Classic Stakes (G1), Arrogate posted a bullet five-furlong move in :59 2/5 Tuesday while working in company with Uninvited.

  • Poo Pooing the Preps

    We have entered a new era on the Triple Crown trail, where many trainers now plan only two preps for the Kentucky Derby. It has proven successful over the past decade, so more and more trainers are adopting that philosophy.

  • Alex Waldrop addresses
NTRA Press Conference on pari-mutuel tax law changes.
Sept. 26, 2017 in Lexington, Kentucky.

    NTRA Press Conference

    Watch the NTRA press conference on adoption of crucial new tax rules for pari-mutuel winnings that will benefit horseplayers, racing industry.

  • Lady Aurelia (outside) working in company with Childhood at Keeneland Sept. 26

    Lady Aurelia Sharp in Work at Keeneland

    Stonestreet Stables and Peter Leidel's Lady Aurelia put in her first work since returning from her narrow defeat in the Aug. 25 Coolmore Nunthorpe Stakes (G1) at York, covering four furlongs in :50 3/5 over the Keeneland turf Sept. 26.

  • From left, Paul, Jane, and Rich Schosberg

    Paul Schosberg Dies at 79

    Paul Schosberg, a Thoroughbred breeder, two-term president of New York Thoroughbred Breeders, and the father of trainer Rick Schosberg, died Sept. 25 after a long battle with cancer. He was 79.