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Congressmen Still Urging FTC to Block Medication Rules

Thu, 2023-01-26 18:54
Five U.S. Senators and five Representatives sent a letter Jan. 25 to the Federal Trade Commission asking for the agency to disapprove recently resubmitted anti-doping and medication rules from the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority.

Cathey Named New Director of Racing at Remington Park

Thu, 2023-01-26 18:54
When 2023 racing begins at Remington Park, it will start with new guidance in the racing department. Kelly Cathey has accepted the director of racing position and will oversee the operation for all breeds competing at the Oklahoma City facility.

First Foals by Essential Quality Arrive in Kentucky

Thu, 2023-01-26 18:54
The stallion's first colt arrived Jan. 21 at Castleton Lyons and his first filly Jan. 25 at Taylor Made Farm.

Pride of the Nile Looks to Turn Tables in Las Virgenes

Thu, 2023-01-26 18:54
Pride of the Nile will look to turn the tables on Faiza Jan. 28 in the Las Virgenes (G3), which is a points-paying prep for the May 5 Kentucky Oaks (G1). Also entered is the highly regarded Justique for trainer John Shirreffs.

Chalk Stream First Winner for King Charles in Australia

Thu, 2023-01-26 18:54
Homebred Chalk Stream provided King Charles with his first winner as an owner in Australia on Jan. 26 when landing the listed Australia Day Cup at Warwick Farm.

Higher Stakes as Murphy Gets Ready for His Return

Thu, 2023-01-26 18:54
Racing Post photographer Edward Whitaker caught up with former champion jockey Oisin Murphy earlier this week as he closes in on his comeback to race-riding following a lengthy ban.

Monmouth Park Stakes Schedule Tops $7.7M in 2023

Thu, 2023-01-26 18:54
Led by the $1 million Haskell Stakes (G1), Monmouth Park is set to offer $7,735,000 in stakes races when the track kicks off its 78th season Saturday, May 13.

Virtual Thoroughbred Owner Conference Planned for 2023

Thu, 2023-01-26 18:54
Virtual Thoroughbred Owner Conference to be interactive virtual panels over the course of 10 months.

Analysis: Southwest Stakes at a Glance

Thu, 2023-01-26 18:54
Bob Ehalt evaluates and handicaps the Southwest Stakes (G3) field.

Turf Paradise Renovates Track Surface

Thu, 2023-01-26 18:54
After an especially wet winter forced Turf Paradise to cancel numerous races, the Phoenix racetrack took the bold step of renovating its racing surface.

OBS Winter Sale Sees Steady Results

Thu, 2023-01-26 18:54
The Ocala Breeders' Sales Company Winter Mixed and Horses of Racing Age Sale finished Jan. 25 with encouraging results, setting the tone for the rest of the sales year.

Open Houses and Stallion Shows

Thu, 2023-01-26 18:54
A list of upcoming farm open houses and stallion shows.

Drafted Seeks to Repeat in the Toboggan Stakes

Wed, 2023-01-25 18:52
Drafted, a 9-year-old gray or roan son of Field Commission, arrives at his 2023 debut with a ledger of 10-3-4 in 33 starts and earnings of $1,157,443 as the field's lone millionaire. 

Poliseno Sentenced to Four Months in Doping Case

Wed, 2023-01-25 18:52
Donato Poliseno was sentenced on Jan. 25 to serve four months in federal custody in connection with doping offenses in harness racing.

Kentucky-Bred Colt is Silver State's First Foal

Wed, 2023-01-25 18:52
The colt was born at Hartwell Farm out of the Bodemeister mare Hope So.

Evans Accepts $15,000 Fine for Horse Tattoo Mix-Up

Wed, 2023-01-25 18:52
Justin Evans got fined as the trainer of record for two fillies that got each other's lip tattoo numbers as 2-year-olds and later raced under the wrong name. This is the second identification mix-up he's been involved with since August 2021.

Gosden Fears Effect of Affordability Checks on Bettors

Wed, 2023-01-25 18:52
Multiple champion trainer John Gosden warned British horse racing Jan. 25 that the imposition of intrusive affordability and source-of-funds checks on bettors combined with the lure of the black market could prove catastrophic for the sport.

Hialeah Park to Host NHC Qualifier Jan. 29

Wed, 2023-01-25 18:52
Scheduled as a points event on the 2022 NHC Tour, the grand prizes will be seats for the top two finishers in the National Horseplayers Championship finals, including hotel and airfare.  

Labor Unions Join Push to Modernize Belmont Park

Wed, 2023-01-25 18:52
We Are NY Horse Racing released letters Jan. 25 from major unions along with a dozen small businesses and advocacy groups urging Governor Kathy Hochul to include the modernization of Belmont Park in the FY 24 Executive Budget Proposal.  

Jace's Road Continues Triple Crown Prep in Southwest

Wed, 2023-01-25 18:52
After his victory in the 2022 Gun Runner Stakes last out which awarded 10 qualifying points toward the Road to the Kentucky Derby, Jace's Road returns Jan. 28 at Oaklawn Park for a shot at the Southwest Stakes (G3).

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