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Klaravich Stables' grade 1-winning Search Results, winless in her three starts of 2023, picked up a confidence-boosting victory in Locust Grove Stakes (G3) Sept. 16 at Churchill Downs.
Highlights from Day 5 at the Keeneland September Yearling Sale.
The stallion career of Heart's Cry, one of the greats of Japanese racing, was embellished by a British Classic win when Continuous pulled away in the St Leger on Sept. 16.
Frankie Dettori was denied victory in his final British Classic as Continuous powered clear to deliver Aidan O'Brien his seventh success in the St Leger (G1) Sept. 16 at Doncaster.
A law passed Sept. 14 will start allowing more movement of simulcast revenue between Northern and Southern California.
The key indicators to measure the success of a race meet were either up or maintained a lofty level at the meet at Kentucky Downs that came to a close Sept. 13. Purses and handle were both up.
Spendthrift Farm's multiple leading sire has had 15 yearlings sell for seven figures this year, more than any other North American sire.
Through a pair of public disclosures posted to its website in recent days, the Horseracing Integrity and Welfare Unit alleges that banned substances were found in horses trained by Michael Pappada and McLane Hendriks.
Ryan Moore gets the chance to complete a St Leger hat trick, five years after his last ride in the race. The usual clash with Irish Champions weekend means he has not been at Doncaster on this day since winning on Kew Gardens in 2018.
The connections of Mage—owners OGMA Investments, Ramiro Restrepo, Sterling Racing, and CMNWLTH; trainer Gustavo Delgado; and breeder Grandview Equine—will be on hand at Churchill Downs Sept. 16 to receive their engraved Kentucky Derby (G1) trophies.
Frankie Dettori began by finishing sixth in Scotland and he hopes to end it in Yorkshire with a 24th British classic victory on Arrest in the St Leger to take him into a joint third on the all-time list.
Book 3 of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale contains several half siblings to active graded stakes winners, appealing partly because those relations have proven to be of high quality without establishing their ceiling.
Accidental Hero and Sunbird—respectively third and fifth in the Canadian Derby (G3) Aug. 26 at Century Mile—lead a field of six in the 1 1/8-mile British Columbia Derby (G3) Sept. 16 at Hastings.
Roses for Debra and Loyalty, two sprinters with near-flawless synthetic records, square off against 10 other females Sept. 18 in the 6 1/2-furlong Presque Isle Masters (G2).
Selling from Book 2 of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale concluded Sept. 14 with solid results, on par with the record-breaking results of 2022. A Curlin colt topped the fourth session after realizing $1.1 million from agent Lauren Carlisle.
Il Malocchio enters off a head win in the 1 1/16-mile Trillium Stakes on the all-weather track at Woodbine. She's strung together seven straight top-four finishes. That includes a victorious Maple Leaf Stakes and a fourth in Belle Mahone Stakes.
The wins are coming regularly for trainer Cherie DeVaux, topped by three victories in graded stakes races this year, and she's expanding her stable with acquisitions at the September Yearling Sale at Keeneland.
Halfway through the fourth session at the Keeneland September Yearling Sale, agent Lauren Carlisle, buying for an undisclosed client, saw out rapid-fire bidding to acquire a $1.1 million Curlin colt consigned by Taylor Made Sales Agency.
Fasig-Tipton has cataloged 59 horses of racing age entries for its upcoming California Fall Yearlings and Horses of Racing Age Sale.
Dual Derby winner Auguste Rodin (IRE) could head straight to the United States for the Breeders' Cup Turf (G1T) at Santa Anita Park in November, according to trainer Aidan O'Brien.