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The "Ring the Bell" program is a joint initiative between the Run for the Ribbons aftercare organization and Tampa Bay Downs.
Horseshoe Indianapolis is committed to racehorse aftercare on an annual basis and one organization that is vital to Indiana racing is Second Stride. The facility has placed many horses from the racetrack in Shelbyville, Ind.
A higher caliber offering saw an uplift in trade at Tattersalls Nov. 29 and there was a distinct sense of deja vu about Day 2 of the December Foal Sale as the progeny of Havana Grey continued to hog the limelight.
As one of the nation's premier winter racing destinations, Gulfstream Park annually attracts some of the best 3-year-olds in training as they prepare and compete with the Triple Crown series in mind.
The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame has launched a new educational initiative, Readers Up!, a free program designed to expand learning opportunities and bring the Museum experience into the classroom.
Bucking negative trends seen elsewhere, total wagering in Kentucky is up 4.2% this year through Nov. 25 compared to the corresponding date in 2022, a track executive told the Kentucky Thoroughbred Development Fund Advisory Committee Nov. 29.
Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation today announced that the Keeneland Association has pledged $100,000 over the next four years as part of its continued commitment to support Grayson's vital equine safety and welfare research.
Classic-winning jockey Chris Hayes bought his first broodmare prospect by paying the princely sum of 10,000gns for the Oasis Dream filly Butoolat at the Tattersalls July Sale of 2017.
Hall of Fame and champion jockey John Velazquez says he is returning to his "second home." After spending the past two winters riding primarily in California, he will return to South Florida to ride at Gulfstream Park's Championship Meet.
Warrant, a graded stakes-winning and grade 1-placed millionaire by the red-hot sire Constitution, has been retired from racing and will stand the upcoming breeding season at Blackstone Farm in Pine Grove, Pa., the farm announced Nov. 29.
The son of Constitution will enter stud next year at Rockridge Stud, near Hudson, N.Y., for $12,500.
The Joseph D'Angelo-trained Bentornato looks primed to become the 11th juvenile to sweep the colt and gelding division when he faces six other rivals in the $300,000, 1 1/16-mile In Reality Stakes Dec. 2 at Gulfstream Park.
Southern California shipper Two Rivers Over pressed the pace before taking command at the top of the stretch and held off late bids from Heroic Move and Red Route One to win the $300,000 Zia Park Derby.
American Rascal is a homebred for Stonestreet Stables, which campaigned Curlin to two Horse of the Year titles.
Oh Glorious Day was second three times before finally capturing her first win for owner/breeder John Graver.
For the second time this year, Tampa Bay Downs jockey Pablo Morales has been sidelined due to a freak injury. He is currently sidelined with a fractured left wrist.
With the FTC adding iron dextran to the banned substances list under HISA's ADMC Program rules, HIWU announced Nov. 28 that it will use the next 30 days as an educational period to give Covered Persons time to adapt to the new rule.
The bloodstock market has always followed a trajectory of peaks and troughs, and even those with the most positive disposition couldn't fail to notice the direction of travel during a challenging Day 1 of the Tattersalls December Foal Sale Nov. 28.
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