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  • Charles Town Races will not miss any race dates after high winds damaged three barns

    Storm Damages Barns at Charles Town

    High winds damaged three barns at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races the evening of July 5, but no horses or humans were injured and the track expects to not miss any race dates.

  • Tree on roof of Barn 4.

    Sale Buzz About the Storm, Postponement

    The buzz around the barn area for the Fasig-Tipton New York-bred preferred yearling sale the morning of Aug. 14 was all about the developments the previous day when the sale’s first session was rescheduled following a major thunderstorm.

  • Wallyanna won the 2014 National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame Stakes. <br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2014/i-mh7bQx3">Order This Photo</a>

    Wallyanna Back for More in Saranac

    After acing his graded stakes debut Aug. 8 with a 23-1 upset of the National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame Stakes (gr. IIT) at Saratoga, Wallyanna looks to continue his success Sept. 1 in the Saranac (gr. IIIT).

  • Tapiture

    Tapiture Storms Through Half-Mile Breeze

    Tapiture smoothly rocketed through the turn on the sloppy track on his way to completing four furlongs in :50 April 28 at Churchill in his final timed work before this year's Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I).

  • Wise Dan

    Wise Dan's Travel Plans Delayed

    Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) favorite Wise Dan will have his travel plans from Lexington to Santa Anita Park delayed a day, trainer Charlie Lopresti said Oct. 29.

  • Calder Sustains Damage from Hurricane Wilma

    Calder Race Course sustained damage Monday to its clubhouse facility and parts of its stable area as a result of Hurricane Wilma, which stormed across South Florida Oct. 24. 

  • Severe Winds in Texas Kill Five Horses

    A storm that whipped through Medina County, Texas, the evening of March 19 killed five horses and destroyed three barns at Gene and Judy Palmieri's Silver Spur Ranch located about a half-hour southwest of San Antonio.

  • Storm Behavior

    During thunderstorms, most horses show no noticeable response to either thunder or lightning independent of the severity of the rain and the wind.