On March 7 at Santa Anita Park the track and Seabiscuit Heritage Foundation will celebrate the 75th Anniversary of Seabiscuit and Red Pollard's history-making win in the Santa Anita Handicap of 1940.
Hard Aces, sharp winner of the Louisiana Handicap in his first start of 2015, has been sold privately to Hronis Racing with plans to ship to Southern California to take on Shared Belief in the $1 million Santa Anita Handicap.
Champions to square off in San Antonio Stakes (gr. II) Feb. 7 at Santa Anita Park.
Monba, winner of the 2008 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I), will stand the 2015 breeding season at Nicks Farm near Sellersburg, Ind.
Santa Anita Park is returning the Santa Anita Handicap (gr. I) to $1 million in 2015, and also hiked the purse for its other leading main track event for older horses, the San Antonio Stakes (gr. II), to a record $500,000.
Milwaukee Brew, poised to capture his second title as Canada's champion sire, will remain at $7,500 (all stallion fees are Canadian dollars, stands and nurses). His eight 2014 stakes winners are the most in Canada since 2001.
Day 9 of the Keeneland November sale saw competitive trade for both the session's upper-market weanlings and mares, fueling across-the-board increases. The day's top price, for a Pioneerof the Nile colt, was $85,000.
The Iowa Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners Association's fall sale Oct. 12 saw median soar 111% from last year.
A look back on the career of 8-time Grade I winner Game On Dude. View Slideshow
Second-crop sire Einstein (Spend a Buck--Gay Charm, by Ghadeer) will move to Adena Springs Kentucky to Adena Springs Canada for the 2015 breeding season.
Fasig-Tipton's July yearling sale opens the yearling auction season with mixed figures and a $550,000 sale-topper, a Cowboy Cal half brother to Hoppertunity and three-quarters brother to Executiveprivilege.
About 60% through the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July yearling sale July 14 in Lexington, the auction saw a new high price when Alfredo Lichoa went to $550,000 to land a Cowboy Cal colt.
- By Steve Haskin
Game On Dude's numerous outstanding achievements over the past four to five years are overshadowed by his two flops in the Breeders' Cup Classic. read blog
Buckpasser is one of the most revered names in American racing and breeding. Besides being a beloved racehorse, his influence on the breed has been enormous.
Spendthrift Farm's Ontario-based stallion Court Vision will shuttle to Juan Carlos Harding's Haras Las Araucarias in Chile for the 2014 Southern Hemisphere breeding season.
Nationally renowned conditioner Eoin Harty has taken up residence with a 24-stall contingent this season at Arlington International Racecourse.
In the absence of an American runner in the March 29 Dubai World Cup (UAE-I), U.S. racing fans can certainly unite behind Ron the Greek in the world's richest horse race.
Mucho Macho Man has settled back into familiar surroundings at trainer Kathy Ritvo's Gulfstream Park barn following his disappointing fourth in the Santa Anita Handicap (gr. I) as the 6-5 choice.
Historic Big 'Cap was racing at its best. read blog
Tampa Bay Downs, Santa Anita, Australia, Gulfstream Park, Delta Downs, Hong Kong and more. view slideshow
Evan Hammonds recaps the historical Santa Anita Handicap, San Felipe Stakes, Gulfstream Park Handicap, and the Tampa Bay Derby. watch video
The Santa Anita Handicap program March 8 produced a robust 23% increase in total handle over last year, the track reported.
Experts thought Game On Dude had lost a step, but the gallant old gelding proved them wrong with a history-making third victory in the $750,000 Santa Anita Handicap (gr. I) March 8 at Santa Anita Park.
From the time he was a youngster, trainer Gary Jones said winning the Santa Anita Handicap (gr. I) was his family's biggest quest.
The Santa Anita Handicap became the West Coast's most prestigious racing event by consistently bringing out the best people and horses. The race's history has been dotted with gritty campaigners who just don't give up.
|Horse||Trainer||Breeder / Owner|
|Blue Exit||Jerry Hollendorfer||
|Cause||Myung Kwon Cho||
|Champs Elysees (GB)||Robert J. Frankel||
|Colonel John||Eoin G. Harty||
|Court Vision||Dale L. Romans||
|Cowboy Cal||Todd A. Pletcher||
|Dansant (GB)||BUTLER G A||
|Einstein (BRZ)||Helen Pitts||
|Heroi Do Bafra (BRZ)||Robert J. Frankel||
|Magnum (ARG)||Darrell Vienna||
|Matto Mondo (CHI)||Justin R. Evans||
|Monba||Todd A. Pletcher||
|Stream Cat||Laura Bealmear||
|Zambezi Sun (GB)||Robert J. Frankel||
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|Race 7 (AOC) at SA on 2/27/15|
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|Race 3 (AOC) at SA on 2/26/15|
|Race 7 (AOC) at SA on 2/26/15|
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|Santa Ysabel S. (gr. III)||SA||2/28|