Three Into Mischief fillies and offspring of four freshmen sires were among 14 horses that shared the fastest eighth of a mile workout time of :09 4/5 during the March 9 first of three under tack workout sessions.
One start after Marquee Miss upset grade I winner Nickname to win the Martha Washington Stakes last month at Oaklawn Park, the two talented 3-year-old fillies are set for an Oaklawn rematch in the Honeybee Stakes (gr. III).
With undefeated Nyquist bypassing the Southern California Triple Crown preps in favor of the Florida Derby (gr. I), an opportunity has presented itself for some talented but still unproven locals in the San Felipe (gr. II).
In following Peyton Manning's speech, Steve look backs and remembers all the things that he is going to miss about covering the Derby. read blog
Trainer Doug O'Neill confirmed March 9 that undefeated champion Nyquist is scheduled to arrive at Gulfstream Park March 28 for a highly anticipated clash with undefeated multiple grade II winner Mohaymen in the Florida Derby.
The outbreak of equine herpesvirus that temporarily closed Sunland Park was pronounced officially over March 9 after all facilities at the New Mexico track were cleared from quarantine.
Grade I winner Ralis will make his 3-year-old debut in the $900,000 Rebel Stakes (gr. II) March 19 at Oaklawn Park, trainer Doug O'Neill said March 8.
The Texas Thoroughbred Association, in concert with Lone Star Park, has cataloged 85 juveniles for the Texas 2-year-olds in training and horses of racing age sale April 4.
The finalists are jockeys Ramon Dominguez, Victor Espinoza, Garrett Gomez, and Craig Perret; Thoroughbreds English Channel, Kona Gold, Rachel Alexandra, and Zenyatta; and trainers Steve Asmussen and David Whiteley.
State policies on the legality of daily fantasy games continue to take shape with Virginia the first to legalize and regulate the relatively new form of gaming.
Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course has requested and received approval from the Ohio Racing Commission to add a pair of live racing days to the current racing season.
The Maryland farm produced a string of great champions, from Gallant Fox to Omaha and Nashua.
The American Quarter Horse Association said it remains committed to addressing misuse of medication in racing but a need for more resources has led it to suspend use of its multiple medication violation system pending review.
The yearling full brother to Triple Crown winner American Pharoah has been privately sold by his breeder, Jane Lyon's Summer Wind Farm, Racing Post reports.
Tapit colt brings $1.8 million at Fasig-Tipton Florida.
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Bern Identity, a grade II-winning son of Bernstein, has been retired from racing and will stand at stud at Bombay Stud Farm in Jamaica.
The penultimate of four pools in the 2016 Kentucky Derby Future Wager begins at noon (all times Eastern) Friday.
Fox Hill Farms' unbeaten 2-year-old filly champion Songbird is the solid favorite in a strong group of 3-year-old fillies in the 2016 pool of Churchill Downs Racetrack's Kentucky Oaks Future Wager.
The undefeated filly who will next take on boys in the UAE Derby (UAE-II) will likely not travel to the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I), but could come to America in June for a race like the Acorn Stakes (gr. I) at Belmont Park.
Mohaymen, California Chrome top week one of the National Thoroughbred Racing Association polls for 2016.
Suddenbreakingnews suddenly moves up in Steve's Derby Dozen after a sharp work. read blog
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Prairie Meadows Racetrack has adopted a policy for equine herpesvirus that will be in effect for the 2016 Thoroughbred racing season at the Altoona, Iowa track.
Today Kiaran McLaughlin has such outstanding horses as grade I winner Frosted, who is gearing up for a Dubai World Cup Run (UAE-I), and top 3-year-old Mohaymen, who runs in Saturday's Fountain of Youth (gr. II).
Norman E. Casse, who helped build the Florida breeding and sales industry and patriarch of a family of horsemen, died March 6 at his farm in Ocala, Fla., after a lengthy illness. He was 79.
For Amy Tarrant, life imitates racetrack success -- aptly demonstrated in this case by Life Imitates Art, whom she bred at her Hardacre Farm in Ocala, Florida.
Gary Barber's Whatawonderflworld, who thus far has shown an affinity for turf and synthetic surfaces, is among a full field of 3-year-olds entered for the $100,000 John Battaglia Memorial Stakes March 12 at Turfway Park.
Tattersalls Ireland will add a flat breeding stock and foal sale to its 2016 auction calendar, the company announced March 7.
Equibase Company announced March 7 that the Equibase Management Committee has named Jason G. Wilson president and chief operating officer, effective immediately.
Santa Anita Park has drawn quality talent in recent years for its San Pedro Stakes and the 2016 edition shouldn't disappoint either.
Songbird, perfect in six races after her front-running, 3 3/4-length victory in the Santa Ysabel Stakes (gr. III) March 5, was fittingly "perfect" the morning of March 6.
When Beholder was scratched from the 2015 Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I), and a showdown with American Pharoah, the collective gut punch was felt by her connections and fans alike.
Trainer said Bernardini colt gained plenty of experience in stakes debut.
Six-year-old Flintshire, who finished second in the Longines Hong Kong Vase (HK-I) in his most recent start, arrived at trainer Chad Brown's Belmont Park barn March 5 after quarantine to prepare for his U.S. campaign.
With the $500,000 Gold Cup at Santa Anita (gr. I) to serve as the highlight, Santa Anita Park's 2016 spring meeting is set to run May 5 through July 10.
Burning Sands Stables' homebred Awesome Gent, who sat just off two dueling leaders for almost a half-mile, took over in the stretch and pulled away to win the $125,000 Jimmy Winkfield Stakes for 3-year-olds at Aqueduct.
Son of Machiavellian died at age 16 in 2014.
Sunland Park has effectively canceled this year's editions of the Sunland Derby (gr. III) and the Sunland Park Oaks, both significant points races for the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) and the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I).
Gerald Bennett became only the second trainer in Tampa Bay Downs history to start four horses and win with all of them on single card when he did so March 5 at the Florida racetrack.
He may have been half a world away when California Chrome recorded his first breeze March 6 since scoring a victory in a Dubai handicap Feb. 25, but Art Sherman got a good report from his son and assistant Alan Sherman.
B. Wayne Hughes' Victoria-based farm has plans to expand operation in 2016.
The Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. has scheduled under tack workout sessions from March 9-11 for horses entered in the March sale of 2-year-olds in training that will be held in Ocala, Fla., March 15-16.
Libby Loftus of New York balances her commodities business with a keen interest in Thoroughbred racing and involvement with charities such as the Belmont Child Care Association.
Rating comfortably in second throughout, Grupo 7C Racing Stable's Grand Tito bounded to the lead off the turn and won the $200,000 Mac Diarmida Stakes (gr. IIT) by 1 1/4 lengths March 5 at Gulfstream Park.
Patience paid off for the connections of Blofeld March 5, as the Todd Pletcher trainee picked up the $500,000 Gulfstream Park Handicap (gr. II) at Gulfstream Park.
Like seemingly every start before, Songbird shot to the lead March 5 at Santa Anita Park and humbled a field of overmatched fillies in the $100,000 Santa Ysabel Stakes (gr. III).
Sheikh Hamdan's Shadwell Stable has more than one undefeated 3-year-old securely on the Triple Crown trail.
Mei Ling returned to stakes-winning form March 5, taking the $150,000 Heavenly Prize Invitational wire-to-wire at Aqueduct Racetrack.
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