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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Video replays and PowerPoint presentations from the inaugural Pan American Conference, held June 3 to June 6, in New York City are now available at panamnyc2015.com under the heading of Resources.
Pennsylvania-bred 5-year-old Page McKenney, who needed 13 starts to break his maiden in claiming company two years ago, has developed into a legitimate competitor in graded stakes.
The Breeders' Cup announced that Hagyard Equine Medical Institute is an official partner of the Breeders' Cup World Championships in the equine first response unit category.
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If American Pharoah's connections stick to the current plan of returning to the races Aug. 1 or 2, it would be a similarly timed schedule to the most recent Triple Crown winner, Affirmed in 1978.
The New York Racing Association and Cristal Race Track (Jockey Club Rio Grande do Sul) will begin sharing reciprocal simulcast signals later this year.
Trainer Rick Dutrow Jr. is running out of avenues to return to the sport any time soon as courts continue to uphold a 10-year suspension of his license levied in 2011 by a New York regulator.
New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program June 22 said Fasig-Tipton has donated $100,000 to sponsor the outdoor arena at its new racehorse retraining and re-homing facility at historic Mereworth Farm in Central Kentucky.
Thoroughbred Owners of California's membership recently elected Allen Aldrich and re-elected incumbents Bob Baffert, Ed Moger, Mike Pegram, and Kathy Walsh to its board of directors.
Customers at Saratoga Race Course this summer will find the signature of its current leadership boldly on the historic track's 147th race meet, which begins July 24.
The 40-day meet at upstate New York track includes 69 stakes worth a record $18.7 million in purses.
New York trainer David Jacobson reached the 1,000-win milestone June 18 when capturing Belmont Park's third race with Classic Salsa.
The Illinois Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association is at odds with Churchill Downs Inc. over the company's plans to reduce the number of races it offers at Arlington International Racecourse.
American travel website company TripAdvisor has awarded Emerald Downs a 2015 Certificate of Excellence--an award that can only be earned through consistently great reviews on the world's largest travel site.
The new Saratoga Walk of Fame honoring achievements of those who have made significant contributions to racing as well as to the advancement of Saratoga Race Course, will be ready for visitors when the meet opens July 24.
The New York Racing Association will unveil a new attraction for the 2015 meet at Saratoga Race Course honoring one of the most renowned announcers in American racing.
The American Horse Council board of trustees has voted unanimously to oppose federal legislation that would be repeal the Interstate Horseracing Act of 1978 in conjunction with oversight of equine medication and testing.
The Downs at Albuquerque recorded increases in handle and purses during its Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse spring meet at the New Mexico track, which ended June 18.
The British Horseracing Authority will create a Horseracing Bettors Forum designed to give those who wager on racing a chance to offer "constructive suggestions" on how the industry can develop and implement changes.
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Haras Santa Rita Da Serra's Barolo flew down the center of the track and won the Grande Premio Brasil (Brz-I) in a thrilling finish at Hipodromo da Gavea in Rio de Janeiro.
In an effort to give Texas Red a true training test in preparation for the $500,000 Dwyer Stakes (gr. III), trainer Keith Desormeaux sent out the colt for a mile workout June 21, in between races at Santa Anita Park.
Blood-Horse Publications received several awards June 20 at the American Horse Publications (AHP) Annual Awards Program held at the Menger Hotel in San Antonio, Texas.
Mr. Jordan claimed his first graded score with a head victory over Tekton in the $150,000 Pegasus Stakes (gr. III) June 21 at Monmouth Park.
Tower of Texas stormed up the rail and won the $200,000 King Edward Stakes (Can-II) in his turf debut June 21 at Woodbine.
Found Money gave owner Paul Reddam his seventh 2-year-old winner during Santa Anita Park's spring meet June 21, when he outdueled Doug O'Neill stablemate Mrazek by 1 3/4 lengths to win the $125,000 Santa Anita Juvenile.
U.S. Horse of the Year California Chrome will return to the United States after missing the Prince of Wales's Stakes (Eng-I) at Royal Ascot with a bruised foot, Racing Post reports.
Daniel Hayden and trainer Charlton Baker's Possessed stalked and rallied to a visually impressive win in the $100,000 Spectacular Bid Division of the New York Stallion Stakes at Belmont Park June 21.
Robert Luttrell's Promise Me Silver, whose nine-race unbeaten streak was lost earlier this month in the Acorn Stakes (gr. I), returned to the worktab June 21 with a half-mile breeze in :49 at Churchill Downs.
With only four days left of the Churchill Downs spring meet, the race for the meet's riding title is neck and neck between defending leading rider Corey Lanerie and Julien Leparoux
Reigning sprint champion Work All Week breezed five furlongs in :59 2/5 at the Churchill Downs Training Center June 21 in preparation for a planned start in the $250,000 Smile Sprint (gr. II) July 5.
Grade I winner J P's Gusto gained his first winner when Cinnamon J P won the fifth race at Lone Star Park in her career debut June 20.
Hronis Racing's Stellar Wind received a stiff challenge from Tara's Tango, but kept her unblemished record at Santa Anita Park intact with a nose victory over the challenger in the $200,000 Summertime Oaks(gr. II).
Elkstone Group's first-time starter No More Chillin cruised to a clear win in sixth race at ThistleDown June 20 and became the first winner for grade I winner and classic-placed First Dude.
Santa Anita Park reached $1 billion in pari-mutuel handle June 20, a total that dates back to the beginning of its winter meet Dec. 26.
Bobby Flay's Dame Dorothy added another victory to her already-impressive resume with a 1 1/2-length win in the $150,000 Bed O' Roses Handicap (gr. III) June 20 at Belmont Park.
The Malibu Moon colt, who had not won a race since his debut maiden victory 14 starts back, had just enough to give in the 1 1/16-mile test, edging out Tencendur and Divining Rod for the victory June 20 at Thistledown.
Luna Time, claiming her first graded score in just her second start of the year, got the jump on favored Joint Return and upset the $100,000 Obeah Stakes (gr. III) at odds of 15-1 June 20 at Delaware Park.
Srikandi concluded her winter campaign, leading nearly all the way to win the Tattersall's Club Tiara (Aus-I) June 20 at Gold Coast.
Australian champion Takeover Target, a former global sprinting sensation, has been euthanized following an injury sustained in a paddock accident. He was 15.
U.S.-based Undrafted explosively accelerated down the far side of the course and narrowly won the Diamond Jubilee (Eng-I) June 20, stylishly bringing down the curtain on the five-day Royal Ascot meet.
For the first time since early April, Triple Crown winner American Pharoah took a trip around the Santa Anita Park main track the morning of June 20.
Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. saved the best for last during its June sale of 2-year-olds in training and horses of racing age, which concluded a record-breaking four-day run June 19 in Ocala, Fla.
A pair of group races in South America June 21 offer automatic berths to the Longines Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) and Longines Breeders' Cup Distaff (gr. I) this fall at Keeneland.
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