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Curtain Closes on Macau Jockey Club After March 30

Fri, 2024-03-29 09:42
The Macau Jockey Club hosts its final race meeting March 30 with a 14-race card, providing trainers, jockeys, and hundreds of stable staff and administrators, who are facing career oblivion, one last chance to shine at Taipa.

Florida Derby Leads Key Trio of March 30 Derby Preps

Fri, 2024-03-29 09:42
The Road, presented by Gainesway and Darby Dan Farm

Lym Appointed Executive Director of Ontario HBPA

Fri, 2024-03-29 09:42
The Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association of Ontario recently announced the appointment of Steven Lym as executive director.

Forecast Prompts Santa Anita to Cancel Weekend Racing

Fri, 2024-03-29 09:42
With heavy rain forecast for this weekend, Santa Anita has canceled live racing March 30-31. A makeup card will be added next Thursday, April 4, with entries to be taken on Saturday.

Letters to the Editor: Going Forward With Pimlico

Thu, 2024-03-28 09:33
Letters to the Editor for BH Daily March 27, 2024

Sibelius Attempts to Repeat in Dubai Golden Shaheen

Thu, 2024-03-28 09:33
Repeat winners are rarities on the Dubai World Cup Program and Sibelius has the chance to join those ranks if he can overcome a talented international field in the Dubai Golden Shaheen (G1) March 30.

Industry Voices: Breeders Should Fund PR Campaign

Thu, 2024-03-28 09:33
Kern Thoroughbreds' Lincoln Collins calls for breeders to support an increased registration fee to pay for aftercare, safety initiatives, and a public relations campaign.

Information, Technology Help Focus Equine Safety Effort

Thu, 2024-03-28 09:33
The ease and wealth of information available to today's veterinarians might be unimaginable to the veterinarians before who only could document their work on paper. The change is helping to protect horses.

Uncle Mo Half to Fastnet Rock Tops Inglis Digital Sale

Thu, 2024-03-28 09:33
Inglis' (Late) March Digital Sale reports 289 lots (73%) sold from a catalog of 402, with 109 (27%) bought back. Total sales were AU$3,969,150 (US$2,593,046).  Average price was AU$13,734 (US$8,972), and the median was AU$3,750 (US$2,450).

Ways and Means Returns in Gulfstream Park Oaks

Thu, 2024-03-28 09:33
Klaravich Stables' Ways and Means returns from a near seven-month layoff as the 8-5 morning-line favorite in the $250,000 Gulfstream Park Oaks (G2) March 30. The filly has not run since finishing a troubled second in the Sept. 3 Spinaway Stakes (G1).

Retired Trainer Martinez Dies at Age 82

Thu, 2024-03-28 09:33
Trainer Jose A. Martinez, a mainstay on the old New England circuit and at Pennsylvania tracks for more than 40 years, died Feb. 8 after a long illness. He was 82.

Buyers From Far and Wide Strike at Tattersalls March

Thu, 2024-03-28 09:33
A routine session of trading saw 389,000 guineas (US$516,125, 1 guinea = US$1.33) change hands at the Tattersalls March Sale as a diverse cast of buyers got stuck into the mixed catalog March 27.

Special TAA Events Planned for Santa Anita Derby Day

Thu, 2024-03-28 09:33
Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance will be on-site this year at Santa Anita Park for the Santa Anita Derby (G1) Saturday, April 6, 2024.

World Attention Focuses on Grass Races in Dubai

Thu, 2024-03-28 09:33
While the Dubai World Cup (G1) and UAE Derby (G2) get the lion's share of attention in America, for most of the rest of the world, the two big turf races on World Cup night are the main attraction.

Internationals Seeking Kentucky Derby Spots in Dubai

Thu, 2024-03-28 09:33
The March 30 UAE Derby (G2) is a key entry point into the Kentucky Derby (G1) for international runners and this year's renewal features Japan's undefeated Forever Young as a solid favorite to get a shot in the Run for the Roses.

Joseph Hopes Catalytic Brings Second Florida Derby Win

Thu, 2024-03-28 09:33
Saffie Joseph Jr. enjoyed a career highlight two years ago when he saddled White Abarrio for a victory in the $1 million Florida Derby (G1). This year, he makes a bid for his second triumph March 30 with Catalytic.

Senor Buscador, Ushba Tesoro Rematch in World Cup

Thu, 2024-03-28 09:33
Senor Buscador and Ushba Tesoro get a rematch in the March 30 Dubai World Cup (G1) after their 1-2 finish in the Saudi Cup (G1) a month earlier, and the race also could feature a pace battle from both ends of the starting gate.

Casa Creed Seeks Redemption in Al Quoz Sprint

Thu, 2024-03-28 09:33
The Al Quoz Sprint (G1T) will be his 2024 debut after a reported fever cost him a shot at the 1351 Turf Sprint (G2T) in Saudi Arabia last month. The 8-year-old most recently finished third in the 2023 Breeders' Cup Mile (G1T) at Santa Anita Park. 

National Museum of Racing Announces Farm Tour Series

Thu, 2024-03-28 09:33
The Museum's farm tour series kicks off April 27, at McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds. There will be a total of eight tours — including a visit to Old Tavern Farm during the Belmont Stakes Racing Festival — the series concluding in October.

KY Senate Advances Bill to Form Regulatory Corporation

Thu, 2024-03-28 09:33
By a 26-11 vote March 26, the Kentucky Senate approved a bill that would form a standalone government agency in Kentucky similar to the Kentucky Lottery Corporation to oversee horse racing, sports gambling, and charitable gaming.

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