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  • Dubai Racing Club - Frank Gabriel - 11/4/2014

    Interview with Frank Gabriel, Executive Director Racing – Dubai Racing Club and his reaction after the two dirt trials at Meydan Racecourse on Tuesday November 4, 2014 ahead of the opening race meeting on Thursday November 6th

  • Keeneland Nov. Sale 2014 - Hip 106 - Iotapa

    Multiple grade I winner Iotapa lit up the bid board at the Nov. 4 first session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale when she was bought by the China Horse Club for $2.8 million.

  • Keeneland Nov. Sale 2014 - Hip 132 - Stanwyck

    Stanwyck, an Empire Maker mare who is a half sister to 2005 Kentucky Derby (gr. I) winner Giacomo, was bought by agent Steven A. Young for $2.4 million at the Nov. 4 first session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale in Lexington.

  • Keeneland Nov. Sale 2014 - Hip 66 - Egg Drop

    Grade I winner Egg Drop, in foal to leading sire Tapit, brought a final bid of $1.9 million from John Malone's Bridlewood Farm during the Nov. 4 first session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale.

  • Belterra Park

    Ohio to Offer 293 Thoroughbred Dates in 2015

    Seven Ohio racetracks have been approved for a total of 770 live racing days in 2015. During its October meeting, the Ohio State Racing Commission signed off on a schedule that offers 293 days of Thoroughbred racing.

  • Stanwyck sold for $2.4 million at the Nov. 4 first session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale.

    Young Goes to $2.4 Million for Stanwyck

    Stanwyck, an Empire Maker mare who is a half sister to 2005 Kentucky Derby winner Giacomo, was bought by agent Steven A. Young for $2.4 million at the Nov. 4 first session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale.

  • Grade I winner Egg Drop, in foal to leading sire Tapit, brought a final bid of $1.9 million.

    Egg Drop Sells for $1.9 Million at Keeneland

    Grade I winner Egg Drop, in foal to leading sire Tapit, brought a final bid of $1.9 million from Bridlewood Farm during the Nov. 4 first session of the Keeneland November breeding stock sale.

  • Protectionist wins the Melbourne Cup.

    Protectionist Flies to Melbourne Cup Win

    German-trained Protectionist won the Aus$6 million Emirates Melbourne Cup (Aus-I) in a four-length romp Nov. 4 at Flemington, defeating gallant globetrotter Red Cadeaux and Who Shot Thebarman.

  • Princess of Sylmar

    Fasig-Tipton November Sale Wrap 2014

    Ian Tapp takes us through the Fasig-Tipton November Breeding Stock Sale numbers. Listen to comments from Mark Taylor of Taylor Made Sales, Jane Lyon, Brereton Jones, and Ken Ramsey.

  • Fasig-Tipton November Sale Wrap 2014

    Ian Tapp takes us through the Fasig-Tipton November Breeding Stock Sale numbers. Listen to comments from Mark Taylor of Taylor Made Sales, Jane Lyon of Summer Wind Farm, Brereton Jones of Airdrie Stud, and Ken Ramsey of Ramsey Farm. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales

  • Princess of Sylmar, Hip 125, sells for $3.1 million at the F-T November Sale.

    Princess of Sylmar Sold to Shadai for $3.1M

    King of Prussia Stable's Princess of Sylmar, a four-time grade I winner, sold for $3.1 million Nov. 3 at the Fasig-Tipton November sale. Her dam, Storm Dixie, brought $1.9 million not long after.

  • Callaghan Purchases Speedy Taris for $2.35M

    Taris, blowout winner of the Lexus Raven Run Stakes (gr. II) at Keeneland in October, was sold to Simon Callaghan for $2.35 million Nov. 3 as the next-to-last horse in the ring at the Fasig-Tipton November sale.

  • Wine Princess, hip 161, brought $3 million.

    DATTT Farm Gets Wine Princess for $3M at F-T

    Wine Princess, a multiple graded-stakes winner by 2004 Horse of the Year Ghostzapper out of 2002 Horse of the Year Azeri, brought $3 million from DATTT Farm at the Fasig-Tipton November sale Nov. 3 in Lexington.

  • Haskin's BC Recap: Bayern and the Brouhaha

    Baffert again found himself pleading with higher sources to spare him the pain of defeat when it became apparent Bayern was going to have to dig in like he's never dug in before to hold off the challenges.

  • La Cloche, Hip 97, sold for $2.4 million at the F-T November Sale.

    La Cloche to Don Alberto Corp. for $2.4M

    La Cloche, a 7-year-old mare by Ghostzapper out of the Silver Hawk mare Memories of Silver, was sold to Don Alberto Corp. for $2.4 million Nov. 3 at the Fasig-Tipton November sale.

  • 2014 Breeders' Cup Classic Race Sequence

    Relive Bayern's victory in the 2014 Breeders' Cup Classic. See where your favorite horse was at six crucial points of the race with our interactive slideshow.

  • Instant Racing Machines

    Judge Delays Date for Instant Racing Trial

    A Circuit Court judge said Nov. 3 he would issue a ruling within two to three weeks on a motion seeking a trial date and other deadlines in connection with a lawsuit challenging the legality of historical racing in Kentucky.

  • Keeneland November Sale: 2014 Preview

    Ian Tapp previews the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale, including comments from Keeneland Director of Sales Geoffrey Russell about the sale, and from Ernie Marinez DVM regarding his role at the sale.