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International Thoroughbred horse racing previews, recaps, video, sales and breeding

  • NBC Sports to Broadcast Dubai World Cup

    NBC Sports viewers will get the chance to watch the world's top-ranked racehorse Arrogate compete in the $10 million Dubai World Cup from Meydan Racecourse later this month, following an agreement with Racecourse Media Group (RMG).  

  • Neolithic

    Neolithic Confirmed For Dubai World Cup Bid

    Neolithic, third last time out in the $12 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes (G1), will take another crack at Juddmonte Farms' champion Arrogate in the $10 million Dubai World Cup Sponsored by Emirates Airline (G1) March 25.

  • Jockey Joao Moreira celebrates eight wins at Sha Tin Racecourse

    Moreira Wins Eight in Hong Kong

    Jockey João Moreira, known as "Magic Man" to Hong Kong bettors, scored eight wins on the March 5 card at Sha Tin Racecourse, bettering the local record by two.

  • Long River wins the Al Maktoum Challenge Round 3

    Long River Leads Super Saturday Conquests

    The Kentucky-bred son of A.P. Indy, out of the multiple grade 1-winning Awesome Again mare Round Pond, surged to a 1 3/4-length triumph in the Al Maktoum Challenge Round 3 (G1).

  • Sixties Song won the Carlos Pellegrini at San Isidoro (Argentina) in mid December

    Valparaiso Sporting Club Hosts Latino Americano

    The $500,000 Longines Gran Premio Latino Americano (G1), South America's richest race, has drawn of a field of 16. The 1 1/2-mile turf race will be run for the first time at the Valparaiso Sporting Club in Vina del Mar, Chile.

  • Track Design to be Discussed at Pan American Conference

    The second Pan American Conference, to be held in Washington, D.C., May 17 - 20, 2017, will include several prominent international personalities leading panel discussions centered on racetrack and facility design.

  • Pinsonneault to Leave Woodbine Entertainment Group

    Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) today announced Sean Pinsonneault, the company's Executive Vice-President, Strategy and Wagering, will be leaving the organization on March 7, 2017. 

  • Helene Paragon wins the Queen's Silver Jubilee Cup at Sha Tin

    John Moore Sweeps Hong Kong G1s

    Trainer John Moore saddled the winners in both group 1 events Feb. 26 at Sha Tin and, rubbing salt into his opponents' wounds, took the top three placings in one of them.

  • Convey wins the Betway Winter Derby

    Convey Edges Out Winter Derby Victory

    Convey, traveling the most comfortably, nipped Pinzolo by a neck at the wire. Absolute Blast finished a head back in third and a neck better than Zhui Feng, who had another neck on Grendisar.

  • Pin Oak general manager Clifford Barry, trainer Malcolm Pierce, Kentucky state Senator Damon Thayer, jockey Jose Lezcano, and Pin Oak's Nancy Stephens in Turfway Park winner's circle following Don't Leave Me's win in 2015 Bourbonette Oaks.

    Pierce Trains Tampa String for Sam-Son, Pin Oak

    Malcolm Pierce is 59, and like many in the business, he's seen a lot of things in racing come full circle during his career. The Malcolm Pierce story just happens to be one of those "full circle." tales.

  • Frank Stronach to Receive E.P. Taylor Award of Merit

    The Jockey Club of Canada Board of Stewards is proud to announce that Frank Stronach will be presented with the E.P. Taylor Award of Merit for his longtime involvement and commitment to Thoroughbred Racing in Canada.

  • Flemenshill (Lot 20) at the 2017 Tattersalls Cheltenham January Sale

    Records Smashed at Tattersalls Ireland Cheltenham Sale

    The Tattersalls Ireland Cheltenham January Sale saw records smashed as the highest price ever recorded for a point to point horse of £480,000 was achieved along with increases in all the key figures.

  • Mont Saint Legame wins 2016 Cattleya Sho

    Japanese Runners Vie for Kentucky Derby Spot

    Fifteen 3-year-olds, including one owned by Sheikh Mohammed, are set for the Hyacinth Stakes Feb. 19 at Tokyo Racecourse, which carries a qualifying opportunity to the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1).

  • Rawnaq wins the 2016 Iroquois Hurdle Stakes

    Iroquois, Cheltenham Renew Lucrative Bonus

    A lucrative bonus that helped bring some top steeplechase runners from Europe to North America for the $200,000 Calvin Houghland Iroquois Steeplechase in May 2016 has been renewed for 2017 and has a sponsor in place.

  • Gun Pit ran second behind Special Fighter in the 2016 Al Maktoum Challenge Round 3

    Hong Kong Star Gun Pit Retired

    Trainer Caspar Fownes was pointing the bay gelding to the Al Maktoum Challenge Round 3 (G1), a race in which Gun Pit finished second in 2016, with an eye on a Dubai World Cup (G1) return.

  • Winx wins the Apollo Stakes at Royal Randwick.

    Winx Returns in Grand Fashion

    Australia's reigning middle distance champion extended her win streak to 14 straight races with an easy win of nearly three lengths over familiar rival Hartnell Feb. 13 in the (Aus)$250,000 Apollo Stakes (G2) at Royal Randwick.

  • Tammy O'Brien

    Tammy O'Brien to Join Tattersalls

    Tattersalls has appointed Tammy O’Brien in the role of International Client Relations and Strategic Development. O’Brien, will join the Newmarket-based firm March 1 and will continue to be based in Ireland.

  • Military Angel was purchased by French-based MAB Agency for €210,000

    Daughter of Big Brown Tops Goffs Sale

    Military Angel, a a multiple group-placed daughter of Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1) winner Big Brown, was purchased by French-based MAB Agency for €210,000 ($224,291 in U.S. Funds) to top the Goffs February sale.

  • Journeyman Stallions Brethren , Cool Coal Man

    Cool Coal Man Heads to Iran

    Graded stakes winner and stallion Cool Coal Man will be exported to Iran to stand at Daniel Stud, according to bloodstock agent Marco Bozzi. 

  • Nashmiah (inside) wins the 2017 UAE 1,000 Guineas

    Nashmiah Wins UAE 1,000 Guineas

    Trained by Nicholas Bachalard for Sons of the late King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz, the homebred Nashmiah transferred her winning form from King Abdulaziz Racetrack in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia to win the 1,600-meter event.