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  • Run Away

    Barretts Juvenile Key Prep for Run Away

    Kaleem Shah's Run Away will make a relatively quick turnaround Sept. 23 for the $100,000 Barretts Juvenile Stakes at Los Alamitos Race Course, while trainer Simon Callaghan still has an eye on the Run Away and Hide colt's future.

  • Tom's Ready wins the Leemat Stakes at Presque Isle Downs

    Tom's Ready Stretches Out for Kelso

    After a placing in the Forego Stakes (G1) last time out, G M B Racing's Tom's Ready will stretch out to the one-mile distance Sept. 23 in the $300,000 Kelso Handicap (G2) at Belmont Park.

  • Farrell

    Farrell, Tequilita Meet in Dogwood Stakes

    Multiple graded stakes winner Farrell will return to racing action for the first time since she competed in the Longines Kentucky Oaks (G1) more than four months ago when she headlines the $100,000 Dogwood Stakes Sept. 23.

  • The Keeneland September session topper Sept. 20, a daughter of first-crop sire Atreides

    Sept. 20 Session Topper Brings $175,000

    A racy gray/roan filly from the first crop of Hill ‘n’ Dale Farms’ Atreides topped the ninth session of the Keeneland September yearling sale. The filly, Hip 3077, brought $175,000 Sept. 20, the first session of Book 5.

  • Secretariat and Penny Chenery after winning the 1973 Kentucky Derby

    Hall of Fame Names Triple Crown Exhibit After Chenery

    In recognition of her remarkable contributions to the sport of Thoroughbred racing, the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame has named its Winners of the Triple Crown exhibit in honor of Penny Chenery.

  • James Delahooke

    Delahooke Supports Water Hay Oats Alliance

    International Bloodstock Agent, James Delahooke has thrown his support behind the efforts of the Water Hay Oats Alliance to ban the use of performance enhancing drugs in U.S. horse racing.

  • The Week in Photos 9/19/2017

    Ricoh Woodbine Mile Stakes, Natalma Stakes, Northern Dancer Turf Stakes, Presque Isle Downs Masters Stakes, Summer Stakes, Sands Point Stakes, Pocahontas Stakes, Canadian Stakes, Iroquois Stakes, Locust Grove Stakes, Bold Venture Stakes, and more.

  • A Warrior's Reward filly, Hip 2702, was the co-highest price at the eighth session of the Keeneland September yearling sale

    Momentum Carries Through Keeneland Book 4

    Two yearlings, a filly by Warrior’s Reward and a colt by Stay Thirsty, each sold for $325,000 to headline Tuesday's session as Keeneland sold 285 yearlings for gross sales of $15,571,000, an average of $54,635 and a median of $40,000.

  • Don Robinson

    TOBA September Member of the Month

    Along with boyhood friend Alan Schubert, Don Robinson races standout turf mare Cambodia, whom he co-bred with late partner Eric Kronfeld of Maverick Productions.

  • Upset A.P. Smithwick Memorial Steeplechase Stakes winner Swansea Mile will face Modem again in the Lonesome Glory Handicap

    Modem Aims to Connect in Lonesome Glory Handicap

    Robert A. Kinsley has been upgrading his racing stable with imported hurdlers, and a key piece of that upgrade, Modem (GB), will have an opportunity to establish his value Sept. 21 in Belmont Park's $150,000 Lonesome Glory Handicap (NSA-1).

  • Craig Bernick of Glen Hill Farm

    Glen Hill's Purchases Include $285,000 Orb Filly

    After being quiet during the early part of the Keeneland September yearling sale, Glen Hill Farm's Craig Bernick has been busy, with one of his purchases being an Orb filly bought for $285,000 during the Sept. 18 session.

  • Mike Ryan

    Ryan Buys a 'Very Special' Cairo Prince Colt

    Agent Mike Ryan, the current second-leading buyer at the Keeneland September yearling sale, could barely contain his excitement over a Cairo Prince colt he bought for $350,000 during the Sept. 18 first session of Book 4.

  • Cathryn Sophia, the morning after her 2016 Kentucky Oaks victory

    Cathryn Sophia, Her Emmynency to Keeneland November

    Longines Kentucky Oaks (G1) winner Cathryn Sophia and Her Emmynency, winner of the Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup (G1T) at Keeneland, have been consigned by Bedouin Bloodstock to Keeneland's 2017 November breeding stock sale, which begins Nov. 7.

  • Arrogate works a half-mile at Santa Anita in :49 3/5 with Rafael Bejarano aboard

    Baffert Sees 'Big Improvements' in Arrogate

    Traveling over the Santa Anita Park main track by himself the morning of Sept. 18, Arrogate, with Rafael Bejarano aboard, worked a half-mile in :49 3/5, cutting splits of :12 2/5 and :25 1/5 before galloping out to five furlongs in 1:02 3/5. 

  • Woodbine Plans Aftercare Day on Oct. 15

    The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) announced today that Woodbine Entertainment will host TAA Day on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2017, coinciding with the grade 1 Pattison Canadian International at Woodbine.  

  • T.I.P Thoroughbred of the Year SSO Valor

    SSO Valor, Two Riders Earn T.I.P. Awards

    The Jockey Club Thoroughbred Incentive Program (T.I.P.) Sept. 18 announced the recipients of its two non-competition awards, the T.I.P. Thoroughbred of the Year Award and the T.I.P. Young Rider of the Year Award, for 2017.

  • Nominations Being Accepted for Pete Pedersen Award

    The deadline to nominate a steward for the Racing Officials Accreditation Program (ROAP) 2017 Pete Pedersen Award, which is awarded to stewards who have served the sport of horse racing with distinction, is Oct. 15, 2017. 

  • Capla Temptress gets a 3/4-length victory over Dixie Moon in the Natalma

    Capla Temptress Earns Breeders' Cup Berth in Natalma

    Exploding down the stretch while coming from well off the pace, Irish-bred invader Capla Temptress took the $250,000 Natalma Stakes (G1T) Sept. 17 in her North American debut, stamping her ticket to the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf.

  • Untamed Domain passes Hemp Hemp Hurray in the final strides of the Summer Stakes Sept. 17

    Untamed Domain Grinds Out Summer Stakes Victory

    Untamed Domain, an Animal Kingdom 2-year-old colt trained by Graham Motion for West Point Thoroughbreds, sat off the pace and finished with enough in the tank to run down Hemp Hemp Hurray in the Summer Stakes (G2T) at Woodbine Sept. 17.

  • Malagacy takes the Rebel Stakes by two lengths in March

    Malagacy to Return to Training After Layoff

    Given the summer off, Sumaya U.S. Stable's Malagacy is expected to soon return to the barn of trainer Todd Pletcher, owner Oussama Aboughazale said Sept. 17 while attending the Keeneland September yearling sale.

  • Patrona Margarita opens up on her competition in the stretch of the Pocahontas Stakes

    Patrona Margarita Surges to Pocahontas Victory

    Stretching out in distance seemed to do the trick for Patrona Margarita who pulled away from her competition in the stretch to win the Sept. 16. $200,000 Pocahontas Stakes (G2) at Churchill Downs.