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  • King T. Leatherbury spoke for 10 minutes in his hilarious, yet sincere speech.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/At-the-Races-2015/i-LQ8p49B">Order This Photo</a>

    Hall of Fame Induction 2015: All Heart

    The Hall of Fame class of 2015 was inducted Aug. 7 in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. While there were some light-hearted moments during the ceremony, all of the inductees brought out emotion on their way to enshrinement.

  • Induction Ceremony: Racing Hall of Fame

    Watch the 2015 induction ceremony live beginning at 10:30 am EDT on Aug 7. The 2015 inductees are Billy Kelly, Lava Man, Xtra Heat, Chris Antley, Vincent Powers, King Leatherbury, Alfred Gwynne Vanderbilt and John Hay Whitney

  • Inside the August 1, 2015 Issue

    Hard Not to Like closes from six lengths back to take Diana Stakes in record time and more in the August 1, 2015 issue of Blood-Horse magazine.

  • Xtra Heat Halter to be Auctioned

    Woodford Thoroughbreds, home of 2015 Hall of Fame inductee Xtra Heat, will offer her halter in an online auction with proceeds going to the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance.

  • Lava Man.

    Leatherbury One of Four Voted to Hall of Fame

    Mid-Atlantic-based trainer King Leatherbury, late jockey Chris Antley, top California handicap horse Lava Man, and splendid female sprinter Xtra Heat have been elected to the National Museum of Racing's Hall of Fame for 2015.

  • Lava Man

    Hall Finalists Include Leatherbury, Lava Man

    Hall of Fame ballot will include jockeys Chris Antley, Victor Espinoza, Corey Nakatani, and Craig Perret; Thoroughbreds Black Tie Affair, Kona Gold, Lava Man, and Xtra Heat; and trainers King Leatherbury and David Whiteley.

  • 2010 Blue Grass winner Stately Victor is a half brother to Hip 1263, filly by Street Boss -- Collect the Cash, by Dynaformer.

    Hot Bloodlines at Keeneland for Rest of Sale

    While Book One of the 2013 Keeneland September sale concluded Sept. 12, the world's largest yearling sale will continue to offer youngsters from mares who have excelled on the track and as broodmares.

  • Champion Xtra Heat, daughter of Begin.

    Begin, Dam of Xtra Heat, Dead

    Begin, dam of 2001 champion Xtra Heat, was euthanized Jan. 14 at Pope McLean's Crestwood Farm near Lexington.

  • Rich Pedigrees Offered at Keeneland

    The catalogues for the 2008 Keeneland September yearling sale are ripe with potential superstars, but there are a few that will be looked at more closely than most based on famous family members.

  • Bsharpsonata

    Another Filly Standout for Salzman

    Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) starter Bsharpsonata may be the current stable star in the barn of John and Tim Salzman, but she is not the first filly to draw attention to the Maryland-based father-and-son training team.

  • Dixieland Heat

    Dixieland Heat to Key Ranch

    Dixieland Heat, sire of Eclipse Award winner Xtra Heat, will stand at Joe and Sharon Kerby's Key Ranch near Salado, Texas.

  • Street Magician works his magic in the Hirsch Jacobs.<br><a target="blank" href="http://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/photo-store?ref=http%3A%2F%2Fpictopia.com%2Fperl%2Fgal%3Fprovider_id%3D368%26ptp_photo_id%3D1229632%26ref%3Dstory">Order This Photo</a>

    Street Magician Squeezes Out Hirsch Jacobs

    R. Larry Johnson's favored Street Magician hit the rail while squeezing through a hole in the stretch, but persevered to win the $100,000 Hirsch Jacobs (gr. III) for 3-year-olds by one length at Pimlico Saturday.

  • Maryland Racing Commission Approves Pimlico Stakes Schedule

    The Maryland Racing Commission approved the Pimlico spring stakes schedule at its monthly meeting Feb. 22 at Laurel Park. The headline event of the eight-week meeting beginning April 20 is the 130th running of the May 21 $1 million Preakness Stakes (gr. I), the middle jewel of the Visa Triple Crown.

  • Xtra Heat

    Xtra Heat Foals Gone West Colt

    Champion and millionaire Xtra Heat foaled a Gone West chestnut colt shortly before midnight April 16 at ClassicStar near Versailles, Ky.

  • Presence of Heroes

    <i>By Steve Haskin</i> -- The American racing fan is starving for a hero. Not one of these short-term heroes that are merely a brief flash of light, but one that can keep the fire aglow. Well, guess what? We have been in the presence of such heroes for the past several years and aren't even aware of it.

  • Xtra Heat in Foal on One Cover

    Champion Xtra Heat, who was bought privately by S. David Plummer and partners' ClassicStar last November for $1.5 million, has been pronounced in foal to leading sire Gone West.

  • Xtra Heat Going to Gone West

    Champion Xtra Heat has been booked to Gone West and will be bred Saturday, said John Freston, racing manager for David Plummer and partners ClassicStar Farm.

  • Xtra Heat, with trainer John Salzman during BC Week.

    Xtra Heat Sent to Farm

    Champion Xtra Heat has been sent to David Plummer's ClassicStar Farm near Versailles, Ky. where she will be bred. The mare arrived at her owner's farm on April 18.

  • Deadline Gives Wilson Nice Dubai Sendoff

    Jockey Rick Wilson, who is flying to Dubai on Monday afternoon to ride sprinting sensation Xtra Heat in the $2 million Golden Shaheen on Saturday, got a nice sendoff with a rousing victory aboard John Newell's Deadline in the $60,000 Horatius Stakes for 3-year-olds at Laurel Park.

  • 13 U. S. Horses Contest Dubai World Cup

    The U.S. will field a team of 13 horses at the Dubai World Cup meeting on Saturday, March 29. All the intended runners, including Harlan's Holiday and Blue Burner in the World Cup, have now arrived in Dubai. All but Xtra Heat, who shipped in a week early, landed in Dubai late on Sunday March 16.

  • Fritchie, General George Entries Redrawn

    Post positions were redrawn for for the grade II Barbara Fritchie and General George handicaps, the seven-furlong sprints that were postponed because of last weekend's snow storms.

  • East Coast Blizzard Cancels Laurel, Aqueduct

    Blizzard-like conditions in the Baltimore/Washington D.C. area wiped out racing at Laurel Park for the entire Presidents' Day weekend, forcing the Maryland Jockey Club to reschedule the winter meeting's two major stakes this Saturday. At Aqueduct, racing was postponed after Sunday's first race and for Monday's entire card/

  • Laurel Cancels Cards Saturday, Sunday

    Because of the snow in the Baltimore and Washington D.C. areas the Maryland Jockey Club has canceled live racing at Laurel Park Saturday and Sunday. Severe winter weather also forced Turfway Park to cancel its live racing Saturday, the third consecutive day the track has been closed.

  • World Cup Invitations Sent

    The Dubai World Cup committee has issued more than 80 invitations for the March 29 World Cup races at Nad Al Sheba Race Course in the United Arab Emirates. The second round of nominations closed Jan. 15 with 1,401 horses, representing 25 countries, being nominated to one of the seven World Cup series races.

  • Xtra Heat sizzled in her 25th career victory.

    Back Home, Xtra Heat Smokes Rivals

    Champion sprinter Xtra Heat broke on top and went on to score an authoritative victory in Saturday's $50,000 What a Summer Stakes for fillies and mares at Laurel Park.

  • Fresh, Fast Bruanna Returns in First Lady

    Trainer Mike Gorham will have a "fresh" horse when he starts John D. Murphy and Old Coach Farms' Bruanna in Sunday's $100,000 The First Lady Handicap (gr. III) at six furlongs at Gulfstream Park.

  • Dat You Miz Blue Spoils Xtra Heat's Party

    Xtra Heat, last year's 3-year-old filly champion, was expected to crush her foes in Saturday's six-furlong, $81,650 Garland of Roses Handicap for fillies and mares. But Dat You Miz Blue had other plans.

  • Xtra Heat back on the track Saturday.

    Xtra Heat Returns at Big A

    Making her first appearance since being sold privately last month, champion Xtra Head will line up for the $75,000 Garland of Roses at Aqueduct Saturday.

  • Xtra Heat, with trainer John Salzman during BC Week, has been sold privately.

    Xtra Heat Sold Privately

    After an unsuccessful trip through the sales ring at the Nov. 3 Fasig-Tipton November select sale, champion Xtra Heat has found a new home.

  • Orientate gives Lukas 17th BC win with victory in the Sprint.

    Lukas-Trained Orientate Zips to Victory in Sprint

    Trainer D. Wayne Lukas extended his leadership in Breeders' Cup victories to 17 when Bob and Beverly Lewis' Orientate wore down Thunderello in the stretch for a half-length victory in the NAPA Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I).

  • Headley Remains Confident in Kona Gold

    Preparing Kona Gold for the Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I) is old hat for Bruce Headley, who is preparing the 8-year-old for his fifth run at the Sprint.