Breeders' Cup said April 25 it has scrapped the Breeders' Cup Marathon and has made changes to its foal nomination program, including a 20% drops in the fee charged to register North American foals between Aug. 1 and Oct. 15.
In the early morning hours at Santa Anita Park when most Thoroughbred owners are still in their beds, Arnold Zetcher can often be found observing the progress of his horses in training at the Southern California oval.
The Breeders' Cup Challenge series this year will consist of 73 automatic qualifying races into the Oct. 31-Nov. 1 Breeders' Cup World Championships, with 46 challenge races to be held in the U.S. and Canada.
The Breeders' Cup announced April 21 a "new marketing platform" that will feature 18 Breeders' Cup "Win and You're In" races from U.S. tracks in 2014.
Handle from all-sources during Santa Anita Park's winter meet was up 4% when the Arcadia, Calif., track concluded the meet April 20.
Trainers Jerry Hollendorfer and John Sadler shared the trainer title and jockey Rafael Bejarano ranked as the top jockey when Santa Anita Park concluded its winter meet April 20.
Keeneland, Oaklawn Park, Japan, Australia, Santa Anita Park, Woodbine, Calder & More
Grade II winner Awesome Baby handily completed five furlongs in 1:01.40 April 14 at Santa Anita Park as the daughter of Awesome Again continues preparations for the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) May 2 at Churchill Downs.
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The Breeders' Cup has released the official event logo for the 2014 Breeders' Cup World Championships to be held for the third consecutive year at Santa Anita Park Oct. 30-Nov. 1 in Arcadia, Calif.
Aqueduct, Santa Anita Park, Keeneland, Australia, Oaklawn Park, Calder and more
Mickey Rooney, who starred in many horse racing and horse-related movies and television shows, has died at age 93.
Claire Novak and Frank Angst handicap two big Kentucky Derby prep races this weekend in the Wood Memorial and Santa Anita Derby. Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Wood Memorial Stakes.
California Chrome and Candy Boy, the two favorites for the upcoming $1 million Santa Anita Derby (gr. I), both turned in final major drills March 29 for their highly anticipated meeting.
Photos from Turfway Park, Sunland Park, Australia, Santa Anita Park, Gulfstream Park and more. view slideshow
Turfway Park, Sunland Park, Australia, Santa Anita Park, Gulfstream Park & More
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The 2013 Breeders' Cup World Championships is one of four events nominated in the "Sports Event of the Year" category for the 2014 Sports Business Awards.
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Gulfstream Park, Oaklawn Park, Santa Anita Park, Hong Kong, Sunland Park & more.
Larry Laricchia, who had worked at Santa Anita Park and Hollywood Park since 1947, died March 9 at age 90.
Historic Big 'Cap was racing at its best. read blog
Argentinian import Winning Prize streaked gate-to-wire in the $350,000 Frank E. Kilroe Mile (gr. IT) at Santa Anita Park March 8, securing his first grade I score in the U.S.
Art Sherman still has a soft spot for a horse with personality, another reason he loves California Chrome. "I like a people's horse, and that's what he is--he likes people," the trainer said.
Lochte, impressive 39-1 winner of the Feb. 9 Gulfstream Park Turf Handicap (gr. IT), will attempt to repeat his success in his first trip to California when he faces nine others in the March 8 Frank E. Kilroe Mile (gr.IT).
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Bond Holder, a leading early contender for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), will not make an expected start in the March 8 Tampa Bay Derby (gr. II) and his next race is undetermined.
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Corey Lanerie, who won his first career race in April 1991 at Evangeline Downs, outpolled four other finalists: David Amiss, Dennis Carr, Aaron Gryder, and Scott Stevens.
Live coverage of the March 8 Santa Anita Handicap (gr. I) has been added to "The Jockey Club Tour on FOX," officials said Feb. 24.
The Southern California racing industry honored jockey agents Vince DeGregory, George O'Bryan, and Ivan Puhich at Santa Anita Feb. 23 for their many decades of service to the game.
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Gulfstream Park, Golden Gate Fields, Santa Anita Park, Oaklawn Park, Australia & more
Glen Hill Farm's Pontchatrain edged away from favorite Egg Drop and pacesetter Miss Serendipity in the stretch and extended a three-race win streak in the $200,000 Buena Vista Stakes (gr. IIT) Feb. 17 at Santa Anita Park.
If all goes as planned, the Santa Anita Handicap (gr. I) March 8 will feature a rematch between the top two finishers in last year's Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) in Mucho Macho Man and Will Take Charge.
Four months after his victory in the Nov. 2 Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I), Reeves Thoroughbred Racing's Mucho Macho Man will be returning to Santa Anita Park for his next start.
British-born Jacqueline Kandalaft-Gomez imparts basic dressage tenets to all of the young Thoroughbreds she exercises for trainer John Shirreffs, including Zenyatta's half sister, Eblouissante.
Stallion Keep Up, Gulfstream Park, Santa Anita Park, Australia, Parx, Sunland Park & Groupie Doll's final race. view slideshow
Gulfstream Park, Stallion Keep Up, Santa Anita Park, Australia, Parx, & Sunland Park
Claire Novak and Frank Angst take another look at Kentucky Derby contenders in the Robert B. Lewis Stakes this weekend. Can Candy Boy hold up to Midnight Hawk? Download Brisnet Past Performances for the Robert B. Lewis Stakes.
Considered one of the top older horses in the world, two-time Santa Anita Handicap (gr. I) winner Game On Dude heads a field of seven in the $300,000 San Antonio Stakes (gr. II) in his 2014 debut Feb. 8 at Santa Anita Park.
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Aqueduct, Gulfstream Park, Hong Kong, Santa Anita Park, Fair Grounds and more
After getting a quick jump out of the gate, Fashion Plate went wire-to-wire and held off tenacious even-money favorite Streaming for a game victory in the Las Virgenes Stakes (gr. I) Feb. 1 at Santa Anita Park.
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Steven Coburn and Martin Perry's homebred California Chrome galloped in the $250,000 California Cup Derby at Santa Anita Park Jan. 25, easily outdistancing 9-5 favorite Tamarando as he powered away from all the rest.
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Del Mar Futurity (gr. I) winner Tamarando holds the class edge of 11 sophomore runners entered for the $250,00 California Cup Derby at Santa Anita Park Jan. 25; the Cal Cup Oaks on the same card drew a field of 14.
Online wagering provider Xpressbet is giving two customers the opportunity to place a $10,000 win bet on a horse of their choosing.
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