Finnegans Wake has found success running on grass late in his career, but trainer Peter Miller feels it is time to send him back to dirt for the $500,000 Gold Cup (gr. I) at Santa Anita Park June 27.
Triple Crown winner War Admiral's name appears eight times in American Pharoah's pedigree.
Included in a bill approved by a U.S. Senate committee are provisions that would block some provisions in a just adopted federal rule regulating the H-2B program, according to the American Horse Council.
The National Thoroughbred Racing Association announced that Red Brand fence company has signed on with NTRA Advantage as the group purchasing plan's newest partner.
The interactive catalog for Fasig-Tipton's summer selected horses of racing age sale is available online. The session will be immediately following the sale of selected yearlings in The July Sale July 9 in Lexington.
Jockey Fernando Perez was released from the hospital only hours after his mount in the fifth race at Santa Anita Park June 25 fatally broke down and sent him crashing to the ground.
Former trainer Sanford "Sandy" Shulman, who won 804 races during his 29-year career, died June 21 at the age of 78, according to Santa Anita Park publicity.
Charles Fipke's homebred Golden Soul, who was second in the 2013 Kentucky Derby (gr. I), will ship west for the first time for the $150,000 San Juan Capistrano Stakes (gr. IIIT) June 28 at Santa Anita Park.
After cancelling five races because deer on the track on June 22, Presque Isle Downs continues to face safety issues from the area critters.
A field of nine 3-year-old fillies will seek their first graded stakes victory in the $100,000 Senorita Stakes (gr. IIIT) June 27 at Santa Anita Park.
The Edwin J. Gregson Foundation will host a charity fundraising dinner honoring Hall of Fame jockeys Mike Smith and Gary Stevens for their racing accomplishments and contributions in horse racing.
Negotiations over Northern and Southern California racing dates were again in the spotlight during the monthly California Horse Racing Board meeting June 25 at Los Alamitos Race Course.
Claire Novak and Tom LaMarra handicap the competitive looking field of the Gold Cup at Santa Anita Stakes. watch video
With a narrow victory in her maiden special weight debut June 25 at Belmont Park, the filly Lucky Lurie became the first winner for stallion Girolamo.
Shesthewinner became the first winner for grade I winner and classic-placed Paddy O'Prado when the 2-year-old filly won the fifth race at Gulfstream Park June 25.
Sheikh Mohammed's Darley has announced that Darren Fox has been appointed sales manager of its stallion division in the U.S.
Lady Jane Cecil, who took over the stable of her late husband, the legendary Sir Henry Cecil, has announced she will stop training at the end of the British flat season.
J. Keeler Johnson handicaps the Gold Cup at Santa Anita (gr. I). read blog
Brereton Jones' Lovely Maria, winner of the May 1 Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) in her last start, is gearing up for her race at Delaware Park, the summer base for trainer Larry Jones.
Thoroughbred Charities of America has announced the recipients of its Award of Merit honored at breeders associations' awards ceremonies in June.
An easy drive down the road for New York horsemen, Monmouth Park offers expanded options -- specifically the chance for several turf fillies to try a step up in the $100,000 Eatontown Stakes (gr. IIIT) June 27.
Runaway maiden winner He's Comin in Hot headlines a field of eight 2-year-olds entered in the 114th running of the $100,000 Bashford Manor Stakes (gr. III) June 27 at Churchill Downs.
Graded stakes-placed Fanticola and graded stakes winner Blingismything head a field of 10 in the $200,000 Royal Heroine Stakes (gr. IIT) June 27 at Santa Anita Park.
After nailing down a classic victory in the Investec Epsom Oaks (Eng-I), the filly Qualify will return to Ireland to face males in the Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby (Ire-I) June 27 at the Curragh.
The board of directors of the New York Racing Association met under the leadership of new board chair Michael Del Giudice for the first time June 24 in New York City.
Under the tutelage of trainer Ron Ellis, Masochistic will try the top level of competition in the $300,000 Triple Bend Stakes (gr. I) June 27 at Santa Anita Park.
The Kentucky Thoroughbred Association and Kentucky Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders have joined the Coalition for Horse Racing Integrity.
Michael Langford's Carve, a determined neck winner of the 2014 Prairie Meadows Cornhusker Handicap (gr. III), is back in the 2015 edition and looking for his second score of the season June 27 at Prairie Meadows.
After cruising to a clear victory in the prep race for the $250,000 Iowa Derby (gr. III), Hillbilly Royalty will take aim at the top Prairie Meadows race for 3-year-olds Saturday, June 27.
After multiple extensions of their old contract, Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races and the Charles Town Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association have struck a new contract for a minimum of three years.
While the Mother Goose Stakes (gr. I) features some promising youngsters trying stakes company for the first time, Include Betty enters as the most accomplished in the expected field of 10 3-year-old fillies.
Three who hit the board in the May 30 Opening Verse Stakes will come back to face off again, except the victorious The Pizza Man, in the $200,000 Firecracker Stakes (gr. IIT) June 27 at Churchill Downs.
Sarah Sis, winner of the Honeybee Stakes (gr. III) earlier this year, heads the $200,000 Iowa Oaks (gr. III) off her win in the May 30 Panthers Stakes over the Prairie Meadows surface.
The second summer Thoroughbred meeting at Los Alamitos Race Course begins July 2. The eight-day meet will continue through July 12, with racing conducted on a Thursday-Sunday basis. Post time will be 2:15 p.m. PT.
A three-year suspension and $15,000 fine imposed upon trainer Mike Norris for multiple drug violations in Indiana last year have been upheld by an administrative law judge.
Fasig-Tipton has released its 2015 Saratoga select yearling sale catalog which features 209 yearlings that will be offered over two nights, Aug. 10-11, in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
Triple Crown winner American Pharoah and his jockey, Victor Espinoza, have been nominated for two ESPYS to be presented July 15 during ESPN's annual awards show, the sports broadcast company announced June 24.
Breeders' Cup and RaceTech have announced they are partnering to develop a new historical horse racing game that will make its debut just prior to the Oct. 30-31 Breeders' Cup World Championships at Keeneland.
Kentucky stewards have suspended trainer Brendan Walsh for 10 days after multiple non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs were found in post-race tests of Saham after his third-place finish in the Transylvania Stakes.
The Jockey Club Tour on FOX Sports 1 will kick off its summer schedule July 5 with live coverage of the United Nations Stakes (gr. IT) from Monmouth Park in New Jersey.
The British Horseracing Authority, the official governing body of British racing, June 23 outlined a number of changes within its executive team.
Actor Dick Van Patten, a longtime racing fan, owner, and horseplayer, died June 23 at Saint John's Hospital in Santa Monica, Calif., from complications of diabetes. He was 86.
The Illinois Racing Board June 23, amid warnings the state's racing industry is at "death's door," narrowly refused to let Arlington International Racecourse trim its daily programs to fewer than eight races.
Not For Sale, sire of U.S. grade I winner Miss Serendipity, UAE Triple Crown winner Asiatic Boy, and 31 other stakes winners, died after a sudden onset of colic at Haras La Pasion, the Argentine farm announced via Facebook.
Frank Brothers' transition from trainer to yearling inspector and more in the June 27, 2015 issue of Blood-Horse magazine.
The Breeders' Cup has announced that Barry Weisbord has resigned from its board of directors, citing increased outside business and family duties for his decision.
Delaunay, winner of 18 races and over $1.1 million in purse money through 52 outings, is 8-5 morning line favorite in the Iowa Sprint Handicap and the most accomplished runner in the Friday, June 26, Prairie Meadows race.
The Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association said June 23 it will join the Coalition for Horse Racing Integrity, a group that supports federal legislation that would authorize oversight of equine medication.
B. Wayne Hughes' Spendthrift Farm has announced the stud fees for its Central Kentucky roster of stallions that will stand on Southern Hemisphere time, beginning Sept. 1.
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