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KTA, KTOB Elect Board of Directors Members

Mon, 2022-08-15 19:15
Members of the KTA/KTOB board of directors serve three-year terms and are elected by the full membership of the organization. Online and paper ballots were managed, monitored, and tabulated by Dean Dorton Technology.

Slew's Tiz Whiz Collars Papa's Golden Boy in Longacres

Mon, 2022-08-15 19:15
Slew's Tiz Whiz under Jose Zunino collared Papa's Golden Boy in the final strides to score a 2 3/4-length victory in the $150,000 Longacres Mile Stakes Aug. 14 at Emerald Downs.

Baffert's Havnameltdown Dominant in Best Pal

Mon, 2022-08-15 19:15
With only his maiden win as preparation for graded stakes company, Bob Baffert trainee Havnademeltdown did not bat an eye Aug. 14 at Del Mar, taking the Best Pal Stakes (G3) in effortless style.

Steal Sunshine Shines Bright in Ellis Park Derby

Mon, 2022-08-15 19:15
The son of Constitution made himself a shining standout in the Aug. 14 $200,000 Runhappy Ellis Park Derby. Ridden by Leonel Reyes, the colt rallied from last to earn a 3 1/4-length victory in the mile test on the dirt.

Dakota Gold Tops Field of Ten in NYSSS Cab Calloway

Mon, 2022-08-15 19:15
Reeves Thoroughbred Racing's Dakota Gold tops a field of 10 in the Aug. 17 $150,000 Cab Calloway, a division of the New York Stallion Stakes Series, a one-mile inner turf test for eligible state-sired sophomores, at Saratoga Race Course.

War Bomber Takes Seagram, Sister Seagull Bison City

Mon, 2022-08-15 19:15
War Bomber, sent off at 18-1, led every step of the way to take the CA$159,000 Seagram Cup (G3) Aug. 14 at Woodbine, where Sister Seagull eked out a score in the Bison City Stakes.

Big Invasion Finishes Strong in Mahony Stakes

Mon, 2022-08-15 19:15
Trainer Christophe Clement had high praise for Reeves Thoroughbred Racing's Big Invasion after he took down the $150,000 Mahony Stakes, a 5 1/2-furlong turf sprint for 3-year-olds, Aug. 14 at Saratoga Race Course. 

It's a Family Affair for Davises at Saratoga

Mon, 2022-08-15 19:15
New York-bred Vallelujah lit up the board in big win for Davis family at Saratoga Race Course on Aug. 13. Trainer/father Robbie Davis and jockey/daughter Jackie Davis combine to get emotional victory.

Rich Strike Arrives at Saratoga to Prepare for Travers

Sun, 2022-08-14 19:11
Just after 2 p.m. on Aug. 14, the Kentucky Derby champ arrived at Saratoga Race Course. Rich Strike, the improbable 80-1 winner of the race, was led off the horse van and taken to his home for the next two weeks, at the barn of trainer Dale Romans.

Economist: Breeding Decline Tied to Wagering Decline

Sun, 2022-08-14 19:11
Speaking at The Jockey Club Round Table on Matters Pertaining to Racing Aug. 14, economist Lauren Stiroh largely tied the steady decline in the foal crop to a decline in pari-mutuel wagering.

Sottsass Sibling Brings €2.1 Million at Arqana Sale

Sun, 2022-08-14 19:11
Yoshito Yahagi secured a Siyouni brother to Sottsass at the Arqana August Sale Aug. 14 for a show-stopping bid of €2,100,000 (US$2,153,508).

Olympiad Targeting Jockey Club Gold Cup at Saratoga

Sun, 2022-08-14 19:11
While Olympiad's first start at Saratoga Race Course this season did not go as planned, the multiple grade 2 winner could resurface in another grade 1 stakes before the 40-day meet ends.

Inspiral Bounces Back to Score in Jacques Le Marois

Sun, 2022-08-14 19:11
Inspiral dispelled the memory of a puzzling display at Newmarket when she ensured a third straight Prix du Haras de Fresnay-Le-Buffard Jacques Le Marois (G1) victory for John and Thady Gosden and Frankie Dettori.

Lazarus Calls for Unity as HISA Continues Rollout

Sun, 2022-08-14 19:11
Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority executive director Lisa Lazarus provided an update at The Jockey Club's 2022 Round Table Conference on Matters Pertaining to Racing.

Dream Central to Contest NYSSS Statue of Liberty

Sun, 2022-08-14 19:11
Eddie F's Racing's Dream Central brings an undefeated record in stakes company to the Aug. 18 $150,000 NYSSS Statue of Liberty, a one-mile inner turf test for eligible New York-sired sophomore fillies at Saratoga Race Course.

Eclipse Award Winner Yibir Will Miss Sword Dancer

Sun, 2022-08-14 19:11
Godolphin's Yibir, the 2021 Eclipse Award winner for champion Turf Male, will not be running in the 1 1/2-mile, $750,000 Resorts World Casino Sword Dancer on Travers Day, Aug. 27.

HBA Summer Sale Catalog Features Top Japanese Sires

Sun, 2022-08-14 19:11
There are 1,293 Japanese-bred yearlings cataloged for the Hokkaido Breeders Association Summer Sale, which will be held Aug. 22-26 at Shizunai on Hokkaido Island.

Bell's the One, Twilight Blue Win Stakes at Churchill

Sun, 2022-08-14 19:11
Lothenbach Stables' Bell's the One returned to the Churchill Downs winner's circle Aug. 13 for the first time in nine months after she rallied from last in the stretch to win the $200,000 Lady Tak Stakes by 1 1/2 lengths.

Vegas Magic Cleans Up in Sorrento

Sun, 2022-08-14 19:11
The bay filly Vegas Magic stalked the pacesetting favorite Procrastination in the six-furlong $200,500 Sorrento Stakes (G2) Aug. 13 at Del Mar, then surged past her at the sixteenth pole and went on to a 1 1/4-length upset.

Going Global in a League of Her Own in Yellow Ribbon

Sun, 2022-08-14 19:11
At virtually every stage of the Yellow Ribbon Handicap (G2T) Aug. 13 at Del Mar, Going Global gave the appearance she was going to win the 1 1/16-mile turf race.

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