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  • Saraguaro is slated to seek his third straight stakes victory in the Sunshine Millions Classic.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2015/i-7rd94Dt">Order This Photo</a>

    Saraguaro heads Sunshine Millions Classic

    Saraguaro is slated to seek his third straight stakes victory in the $250,000 Sunshine Millions Classic Jan. 16 at Gulfstream, while Flutterby will race for nonagenarian Jerry Bozzo in the Sunshine Millions Distaff.

  • Sam Koza, bugler for the New York Racing Association, calls to the post the inaugural "Winners Circle" dinner Jan. 26, 1972

    First Time By: Inaugural Eclipse Awards

    With the 45th Eclipse Awards taking place Jan. 16 at Gulfstream Park, it's remarkable the changes in the event--and coverage--since the inaugural "Winners Circle" dinner at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York in 1972.

  • Jim Rome

    Rome: 'Highs Always Outweigh the Lows'

    Jim Rome, whose passion for horse racing appears to exceed his passion for his popular syndicated sports talk show, gave the keynote address Jan. 13 as part of the Thoroughbred Owner Conference at Gulfstream Park.

  • Charles Town Races Cancels Thursday Card

    Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races has cancelled live racing for Thursday, Jan. 14 as personnel continue to repair a drainage leak under the track apron that created a hole on the outside rail of the track on Saturday.

  • Keeneland January Sale: Session 2 Wrap

    Lenny Shulman recaps Day 2 of the Keeneland January Horses of All Ages Sale, including a look at the numbers, and comments from Keeneland Director of Sales, Geoffrey Russell. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales Agency.

  • Keeneland January Sale: Session 2 Wrap

    Lenny Shulman recaps Day 2 of the Keeneland January Horses of All Ages Sale, including a look at the numbers, and comments from Keeneland Director of Sales, Geoffrey Russell. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales Agency.

  • Stuart S. Janney III

    Janney Offers Some Advice for Owners

    Jockey Club chairman Stuart S. Janney III offered some advice to prospective and existing Thoroughbred owners at a Jan. 12 dinner that was part of the Thoroughbred Owner Conference in Hallandale Beach, Fla.

  • Hip 578, Roan Inish, brought $500,000 to lead the session.

    Kee Day 2 Sees Gains in Average, Median

    $500,000 broodmare Roan Inish led gains in average and median at the Keeneland January mixed sale's second session, which sellers continued to describe as selective and buyers described fierce competition for top lots.

  • Success as a Thoroughbred owner isn't necessarily judged by the bottom line.

    Racehorse Ownership: A Different Business

    Thoroughbred ownership certainly has its rewards, but speakers on the first day of the second Thoroughbred Owner Conference Jan. 12 made clear it's different than the average business.

  • Veracity, a 5-year-old Distorted Humor mare offered as a broodmare prospect, was purchased for $460,000.

    Ryan Wins Bidding Battle for Veracity

    Veracity, a 5-year-old Distorted Humor mare offered as a broodmare prospect, was purchased by Mike Ryan, agent, for $460,000 during the late stages of Keeneland's January horses of all ages second session.

  • Roan Inish brought $500,000 during  the second session of Keeneland's January horses of all ages sale.

    Roan Inish Brings $500,000 at Keeneland

    Canadian Oaks winner Roan Inish, an Elusive Quality mare in foal to Arch, was purchased by Evelyn Benoit for $500,000 during the second session of Keeneland's January horses of all ages sale.

  • Photographer Michael Clevenger's picture of American Pharoah

    Clevenger Wins Media Eclipse for Photography

    Photographer Michael Clevenger of the Louisville Courier-Journal has won a 2015 Media Eclipse Award for Photography for his picture of American Pharoah winning the 2015 Belmont Stakes (gr. I) to land the Triple Crown.

  • Inside the January 16, 2015 Issue

    California Chrome returns in the San Pasqual and more inside the January 16, 2016 issue of Blood-Horse Magazine.

  • Hill Prince: Meadow Stable's First Star

    Long before Secretariat and Riva Ridge carried the colors of Meadow Stable to Triple Crown glory, those blue and white checkered silks of the Chenery family were made famous by one of the best horses of an earlier generation.

  • KTHA Bulletin from August 1, 1916

    BH 100: In The Beginning

    The year 2016 marks the centennial of the publication that proved to be the predecessor of Blood-Horse. Through the year we will publish frequent articles reflecting upon our history and progress.

  • Never Gone South, Marengo Road Vie at Laurel

    M M G Racing Stable' Never Gone South and Harry and Tom Meyerhoff's Marengo Road are among seven 3-year-olds entered for the Frank Whiteley Jr. Stakes, one of a trio of $75,000 races set to run Jan. 16 at Laurel Park.

  • Keeneland January Sale: Session 1 Wrap

    Evan Hammonds updates us on the numbers following session 1 of the Keeneland January Mixed Sale. Hear about Virginia Kraft Payson's purchases. Geoffrey Russell also comments on the sale and the various dispersal offerings. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales

  • Summer Solo, Hip 259, was purchased by Virginia Kraft Payson for $700,000.

    Leigh Dispersal Horses on Top at Keeneland

    Two back-to-back offerings from the partial dispersal of the Estate of Sarah J. Leigh became the new toppers at the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale Jan. 11 when they were purchased by Virginia Kraft Payson.

  • Hip 230 by Arch sold for $450,000.

    Arch Filly Second $450,000 Yearling

    A 2015 Arch filly produced from the Seeking the Gold mare Seeking Atlantis was purchased by Virginia Kraft Payson for $450,000 during the opening session of Keeneland's January horses of all ages sale Jan. 11.

  • Randy Romero was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2010.

    Randy Romero: In a Race for Life

    Retired jockey Randy Romero is to racehorses what Evel Knievel was to motorcycles and Nik Wallendato high wires. Skill, injuries, and courage are imbedded like bone screws in his career and life.

  • Paris Bikini, Hip 177, sold for $425,000.

    WinStar Acquires Paris Bikini for $425,000

    Paris Bikini, a 4-year-old daughter of Bernardini and a half sister to grade III winner America, was purchased by WinStar Farm for $425,000 at the Jan. 11 session of the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale.

  • My Limit, Hip 163, sold for $350,000.

    Castleton Lyons Goes to $350,000 for My Limit

    My Limit, the dam of grade I winner Birdatthewire, was purchased by Castleton Lyons for $350,000 during the Jan. 11 first session of the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale.

  • California Chrome Meets Mr. Peabody

    If California Chrome were on Facebook, here are some comments you might be reading, and I don't mean all those human run Facebook pages. I mean comments from the real thing. Well, so to speak.

  • Moloney Honored at Moyglare Dinner

    The Irish Turf Club honored Galway Racecourse manager John Moloney Jan. 9 for his contributions to Irish racing during the annual Moyglare Dinner at the K Club in County Kildare.