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  • Big Band Sound is the 3-1 favorite in the Nearctic Stakes.

    Nearctic Draws Euro Fillies, Big Band Sound

    Eleven runners from around the globe line up for the $500,000 Nearctic Stakes (Can-IT) at Woodbine Oct. 14. Local hero Big Band Sound is the 3-1 favorite, but 7-2 second choice Fire Lily could roll.

  • Sequalo Colt Shines as MM Yearling Sale Ends

    The Magic Millions Gold Coast yearling sale ended Jan. 19 in Australia with a Sequalo colt topping the sixth session. Magic Millions, acting as agent for a Queensland-based client, purchased the bay yearling for Aust$45,000.

  • Zenyatta will make her first start of the year March 13 in the Santa Margarita Invitational Handicap at Santa Anita.

    Zenyatta Weighted at 127 For Santa Margarita

    Zenyatta, who will make her first start of the year March 13 in the Santa Margarita Invitational Handicap (gr. I) at Santa Anita, will carry top weight of 127 pounds in the race.

  • Jockey Eduardo Nunez became the all-time winning rider of the Calder meet when he guided With Moms Blessing to victory in the fifth race.

    Calder Jockey Nunez Sets Record

    Jockey Eduardo Nunez, a mainstay on the South Florida circuit since 1986, became the all-time winning rider of the Calder meet at Calder Race Course June 4

  • Coolmore Tops 2010 Epsom Derby Entries

    The combination of owners Sue Magnier, Derrick Smith and Michael Tabor have 72 early entries between them for the 2010 Epsom Derby (Eng-I) that will be run June 5, 2010, at Epsom Downs. A total 388 entries were made for the classic, which will have a purse of £1,250,000.

  • Majestic Warrior, impressive winner of the 2007 Hopeful Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga, has been retired from racing for stallion duty in 2009 at Ashford Stud near Versailles, Ky.

    Majestic Warrior Retired to Ashford

    Majestic Warrior, impressive winner of the 2007 Hopeful Stakes (gr. I) at Saratoga, has been retired from racing for stallion duty in 2009 at Ashford Stud near Versailles, Ky.

  • The Green Monkey

    The Green Monkey to Stand for $5,000

    The Green Monkey, whose $16 million price is the highest ever for a horse sold at public auction, will begin his stallion career for a fee of $5,000 in 2009.

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    The Leopard to Stand in Argentina

    The Leopard, the highest-priced auction 2-year-old of 2007 and one of the top juvenile turf runners that year, has been retired from racing to stand at Haras La Quebrada in Argentina.

  • Eavesdropper

    Eavesdropper Sires First Winner

    Stakes winner Eavesdropper was represented by his first winner when his daughter Copper Sunrise won at five furlongs June 21 at Canterbury Park.

  • City Place

    City Place's First Winner

    City Place recorded his first winner when his daughter Glitter City won in track-record time June 15 at Hollywood Park in her second start.

  • Arkansas Derby winner Gayego working at Churchill Downs on April 26.

    Lobo, Smith Fly in for Gayego Work

    Trainer Paulo Lobo and jockey Mike Smith flew to Louisville, Ky., from California April 26 for the final work by Gayego before the May 3 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).

  • Hip 154, a colt by Lion Heart, stopped the timer in :21 2/5 during the March 4 preview show for Barrett's Select Sale of 2-year-olds March 12.

    Lion Heart Colt, Others Top Workouts

    A colt by Lion Heart posted the fastest quarter-mile work during the March 4 preview show for juveniles consigned to the March 12 Barretts Select Sale of 2-Year-Olds. The workouts were conducted at Fairplex Park in Pomona, California.

  • The 2008 Belmont Stakes Logo

    NYRA Unveils Belmont Stakes Logo

    The New York Racing Association has unveiled its logo for the 140th running of the Belmont Stakes (gr. I), the 1 1/2-mile final leg of Thoroughbred racing's Triple Crown.

  • Kieren Fallon

    Jockey Fallon Banned 18 Months

    European rider Kieren Fallon has been handed a worldwide 18-month ban by France Galop after failing a random drug test in that country, according to <i>The Racing Post</i>.

  • The Green Monkey

    The Green Monkey 4th in Turf Debut

    The Green Monkey, sent off as the 6-5 favorite in a $44,000 maiden special weight event on the turf at Hollywood Park Nov. 21, finished fourth after briefly taking the lead on the final turn.

  • Lady Joanne

    Lady Joanne Preps for Breeders' Cup Distaff

    Bentley Smith's Alabama Stakes (gr. I) winner Lady Joanne continued her preparations for the $2-million Emirates Airline Breeders' Cup Distaff (gr. I) to be run Oct. 27 at Monmouth Park by working a half-mile in :48.60 Oct. 16 at Churchill Downs with regular rider Calvin Borel up.

  • Humorisitic wins Violet Stakes.

    Humoristic Gets Last Laugh in Rough Violet Run

    Humoristic, the longest shot on the board in the $150,000 Violet Stakes (gr. IIIT) on the Meadowlands turf the night of Sept. 28, closed best of all to upset odds-on favorite Roshani and Pommes Frites in an eventful run.

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    Rags to Riches Blog Launched

    The National Thoroughbred Racing Association has launched a special blog page dedicated to Belmont Stakes (gr. I) winner Rags to Riches.

  • Champion Chilukki Dead

    Chilukki, the top 2-year-old filly of 1999, died May 7 at Hagyard Equine Medical Institute near Lexington after complications during foaling.

  • Grade II Winner Strong Contender Retired

    John Oxley's grade II winner Strong Contender, scratched as the second-choice the morning of the Feb. 3 Donn Handicap (gr. I) at Gulfstream Park, has been retired from racing because of an injury.

  • Millennium Farms Fundraiser Raises $65,000

    The effort to bridge the digital divide for children of the Thoroughbred industry took a giant step forward with a recent fundraiser to benefit Tubby's Clubhouse. Hosted at Ro Parra's Millennium Farms near Lexington, the event raised $65,000 via items sold at a live auction; proceeds from stallion seasons and a generous matching grant from the Ro Parra Family Foundation.

  • Grade I Winner Bandini Retired to Walmac

    Bandini, a grade I winner and track-record setter, has been retired from racing for stallion duty at John T. Jones III and Robert Trussell's Walmac Farm near Lexington.

  • Grade I Winner Pomeroy to Cloverleaf in Florida

    Pomeroy, a two-time grade I winner at Saratoga, will be retired from racing following the Nov. 4 TVG Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) at Churchill Downs to stand at John Sykes' Cloverleaf Farms II near Reddick, Fla.

  • Gold Case to Mesa Vista in New Mexico

    Unbeaten multiple stakes winner Gold Case has been acquired by Dr. Truman Smith and Jay Taylor from Frank Stronach's Adena Springs for stallion duty at Mesa Vista Stud near Raton, N.M.

  • Former official Tim Smith caught up in NYRA controversy.

    Former NTRA Commissioner Comes Full Circle

    Tim Smith was a racing outsider when he was recruited as the first commissioner of the National Thoroughbred Racing Association in 1998. Now, he's again an outsider--maybe even an outcast--caught up in the acrimony dominating the quest for the franchise to operate the three major Thoroughbred racetracks in New York.

  • Surgery on Injured Jockey Smith Called Success

    Jockey Guy Smith underwent six hours of surgery April 25 at Lafayette General Medical Center in Lafayette, La., to repair a broken neck suffered during an April 22 race at Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino.

  • Jockey Smith Breaks Neck in Fall; Doctors Hopeful

    Jockey Guy Smith, second in the standings at Evangeline Downs Racetrack & Casino, suffered a broken neck in an April 22 racing accident at the Opelousas, La., racetrack and underwent surgery April 25.

  • Highest-priced colt named The Green Monkey.

    Record-Priced Forestry Colt Named The Green Monkey

    The $16-million record-priced Forestry colt that was bought by Demi O'Byrne for John Magnier and partners' Coolmore Stud at the Fasig-Tipton Calder 2-year-old sale has been named The Green Monkey.

  • Crafty Ember, Dam of Pampered Princess, Dead

    Crafty Ember, dam of grade I winner Pampered Princess, died from complications from hemorrhaging after foaling a Tapit filly Feb. 18 at Trackside Farm near Versailles, Ky.

  • Pomeroy, winner of the A. G. Vanderbilt at Saratoga, was scratched from the Breeders&#39; Cup Sprint Wednesday morning.

    Pomeroy to Miss Breeders' Cup Sprint

    Several hours before final entries were taken and post positions were drawn for Saturday's Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships, Pomeroy was withdrawn from the TVG Sprint (gr. I).

  • Humoristic Leaves Backers Smiling in Violet

    Outsider Humoristic took the lead on the top of the turn for home and held off the late charge of 6-5 favorite Delta Princess to win the $150,000 Violet Stakes (gr. IIIT) Friday night on the turf at the Meadowlands.