It appeared Barbara Hopkins' Trouble Kid had earned his fifth straight win when he crossed the wire first in the $350,000 Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash Stakes at Laurel Park.
Making his stakes debut Saturday, Nov. 14 on the turf at Aqueduct Racetrack, Mr Maybe used a sustained rally to deliver a decisive victory in the $250,000 Red Smith Handicap (gr. IIIT).
Top-ranked New Zealand jockey Matthew Cameron added the New Zealand One Thousand Guineas (NZ-I) to his record Nov. 14 when bringing Risque from far back for victory at Riccarton Park.
Two-time grade I winner Student Council is set to continue his stud career in Saudi Arabia in a deal brokered by Schumer Bloodstock.
State officials in Pennsylvania said they expect lawmakers the week of Nov. 16 to consider legislation that would, in part, stabilize the funding of horse racing regulation.
The New York Racing Association has announced the stakes schedule for the 2016 winter and spring meets at Aqueduct Racetrack
Frank Stronach hopes Giacomo will stimulate the Oregon breeding industry; Oakhurst Thoroughbreds gets its second Kentucky Derby winner at stud.
California Chrome went through another easy breeze the morning of Nov. 14 at Los Alamitos Race Course, with the real work on the horizon.
Topped by $6 million Take Charge Brandi and a record $3.2 million War Front--Take Charge Lady filly in Book 1, Keeneland's November breeding stock sale ended Nov. 13 with gross and average up but a 14.3% decline in median.
The filing seeks clarity on what Colonial says are conflicting federal and state laws that have interfered with the VRC granting the track a limited license to conduct Thoroughbred racing.
Ro Parra's Millennium Farms near Lexington has released 2016 fees for stallions Even the Score, Giant Oak, and Ice Box ($7,500), and I Want Revenge ($5,000).
Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas, during a recent trip to Texas A&M University in College Station, was recognized not only for his success on the racetrack but also for his generosity in sharing a piece of racing history.
J. Michael O'Farrell Jr.'s Ocala Stud has set fees for its 12-stallion roster, including new stallions The Big Beast ($6,000) and I Spent It ($3,000).
Both sides in the ongoing dispute between trainer Maria Borell and Gallery Racing have unveiled email and text message exchanges between the two parties in court documents obtained by Blood-Horse.
Standardbred racetrack owner Jeff Gural Nov. 12 said track owners should take the lead in improving integrity in the horseracing industry.
For the third year in a row, Gainesway's Tapit leads all North American sires by Comparable Index (CI) of mares bred.
Multiple graded stakes winner Majestic City will stand the 2016 breeding season at Questroyal North in Stillwater, N.Y., for a $3,500 fee.
Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners' Curalina, a two-time grade I winner this year, has been named the 2015 Aiken-trained horse of the year.
Castleton Lyons has announced the 2016 stud fees for its two stallions, Gio Ponti ($12,500) and Justin Phillip ($5,000).
Chris Wittstruck, a columnist for the United States Trotting Association website, was presented with Team Valor International's Stan Bergstein Writing Award the evening of Nov. 12 at Fasig-Tipton in Lexington.
Jockey Pat Valenzuela is scheduled to ride in races for the first time since January 2014 with two mounts Nov. 19 at Delta Downs for trainer Karl Broberg.
J. Keeler Johnson handicaps the Frank De Francis Memorial Dash at Laurel Park. read blog
The move this week by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman against fantasy sports sites DraftKings and FanDuel may have its vocal detractors, but the state's racetrack owners support Schneiderman's move.
Anne Walsh's Cactus Kris will look to win her second straight graded victory over the Woodbine synthetic track Nov. 15 in the Bessarabian Stakes (Can-III), but will have to defeat a pair of rivals who have beaten her.
Live Thoroughbred racing can return to Brockton Fairgrounds for the first time since 2001 and Suffolk Downs will double the days of its live meet in 2016.
The Keeneland November breeding stock sale's overall average remained up through the 12-day sale's penultimate day, but median was slightly behind after 11 sessions.
Four stakes for 2-year-olds, including a pair of grade I races, highlight the upcoming winter meet at Los Alamitos Race Course.
The son of Carson City will relocate from Florida to Mighty Acres near Pryor, Okla., according to Schumer Bloodstock and The Stallion Company, which brokered the move.
Monmouth Park and Meadowlands have applied for a combined 71 racing programs in 2016 according to a request submitted to the New Jersey Racing Commission. It's the same number the two tracks requested for this year.
Justenuffhumor and Toccet will continue their stud careers in Turkey, it was announced Nov. 12. The deal was brokered by Schumer Bloodstock.
Claire Novak, Tom LaMarra, and Ellis Starr of Equibase handicap the overflowing field of the Mrs. Revere Stakes November 14, 2015. Presented by Equibase. watch video
Jockey Flavien Prat, who was injured in a Los Alamitos spill in September, had his body brace removed Nov. 12 and could return to riding by January.
Triple Crown winner American Pharoah already had ranked first in the Longines World's Best Racehorse Rankings for 2015 but his 6 1/2-length Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) victory increased his rating.
Claire Novak, Tom LaMarra, and Ellis Starr of Equibase handicap the overflowing field of the Mrs. Revere Stakes November 14, 2015. Presented by Equibase. Download Equibase Past Performances for the Mrs. Revere Stakes.
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Who has been more esteemed by so many? Who has demonstrated more fairness? Who has been more courteous and has exhibited more good temper toward his or her fans than American Pharoah? read blog
With rising stud fees, will breeders pay up?
Comments from the connections of 2015 Breeders' Cup Classic winner American Pharoah, including Bob Baffert, Ahmed Zayat, and Victor Espinoza. Watch Video
A $190,000 weanling colt by first-crop sire Graydar and the $180,000 broodmare prospect Judy Legend were the six-figure lots at the Keeneland November sale's 10th session, which posted sharp gains.
A packed card of stakes at Laurel Park Nov. 14 will be highlighted by the $350,000 Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash, which will feature Antonino Miuccio's two-time grade I winner Palace.
Son of Midnight Lute will stand at Lovacres Ranch.
Stakes winning juvenile Toews On Ice will take his first step into graded stakes company Nov. 14 at Del Mar in the $100,000 Bob Hope Stakes (gr. III).
Holiday Star will try for a second straight grade III win going a distance on the turf in the $250,000 Red Smith Handicap Saturday, Nov. 14 at Aqueduct Racetrack.
Tommy Macho got the best of stablemate Madefromlucky for the second straight start Nov. 11 at Aqueduct Racetrack, taking the $150,000 Discovery Handicap (gr. III) by a commanding margin.
Commonwealth Oaks (gr. IIIT) winner Onus looks for her second graded stakes win in the Nov. 14 Mrs. Revere Stakes (gr. IIT) at Churchill Downs.
Maria Borell has filed a lawsuit against the owners of Runhappy, who she trained to victory in the Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I), seeking money from purses the colt earned under her care and also alleging defamation.
Triple Crown and Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) winner American Pharoah is among 12 candidates for the 2015 Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year.
After determining that daily fantasy sports sites FanDuel and DraftKings are violating state law, the New York attorney general sent cease and desist letters to both websites.
The prominent Arkansas businessman who owned Summer Wind Farm with his wife, Jane, died Nov. 9 at his home in Little Rock, Ark.
Strong bids for racing-age horses, including $550,000 for graded-placed stakes winner Donworth, helped Keeneland November's ninth session achieve gains.
Anthony Oppenheimer's homebred Golden Horn was honored as Europe's 2015 Horse of the Year and champion 3-year-old colt during ceremonies for the Cartier Racing Awards Nov. 10 in London.
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