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Texas 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale Adds Seven Juveniles

Mon, 2023-03-27 21:11
Seven juveniles have been supplemented to the 2023 Texas 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale, adding to an already record-setting number of horses cataloged in the Texas Thoroughbred Association's April 5 sale.

Fast and Shiny Upsets the Field, Winning Angels Flight

Sun, 2023-03-26 21:09
If the odds were to believed, the Angels Flight Stakes, a 6 1/2-furlong test on the turf at Santa Anita for 3-year-old fillies would set the scene for a dramatic clash between 4-5 favorite Manhattan Jungle and second favorite Teena Ella (3-1).

Wild On Ice Lands 35-1 Upset in Sunland Park Derby

Sun, 2023-03-26 21:09
Stalking just behind wicked-fast fractions early, Texas-bred Wild On Ice produced a 35-1 upset in the $600,000 Sunland Park Derby (G3) when he surged to victory March 26 at the New Mexico oval.

Franco, Rice Capture Aqueduct Winter Meet Titles

Sun, 2023-03-26 21:09
Franco captured his fourth winter meet riding title at Aqueduct, posting 63 wins at the meet that ran from Jan. 1 to March 26. Rice paced all trainers with 37 wins, while Windylea Farm secured their first NYRA-circuit owners title with 12 wins.

Osarus La Teste Breeze Up Catalog Now Online

Sun, 2023-03-26 21:09
The 2023 Osarus Breeze Uup sale will take place Wednesday 26 and Thursday 27 of April at La Teste Racecourse in the southwest of France. The catalog, comprised of 68 2-year-olds, is now online and can be viewed at

Woodford Thoroughbreds Program Elevated by Isolate

Sun, 2023-03-26 21:09
The Florida-bred son of Mark Valeski gave breeder Woodford Thoroughbreds their third graded/group stakes winner of 2023 when he captured the $1 million Godolphin Mile (G2) March 25 at Meydan Racecourse.

Undefeated Munnys Gold Rolls in Sophomore Fillies

Sun, 2023-03-26 21:09
The undefeated Munnys Gold retained her perfect record March 26 at Tampa Bay Downs when coming home a dominant victress in the Sophomore Fillies Stakes. 

Dorth Vader Looks Fierce in Gulfstream Park Oaks

Sun, 2023-03-26 21:09
John Ropes' homebred Dorth Vader is back at it again April 1 at the Hallendale Beach oval where she takes on the Gulfstream Park Oaks (G2) to continue her conquest for points towards the first Friday in May.

New Riding Crop Rules Take Effect in Britain March 27

Sun, 2023-03-26 21:09
The bedding-in period for flat jockeys to adjust to the changes to the rules was later in the calendar, from Feb. 27, to account for some riders spending the winter abroad.

First 3 Finishers From San Felipe Drill at Santa Anita

Sun, 2023-03-26 21:09
Several prospects targeting the April 8 $750,000 Santa Anita Derby (G1) worked March 26 at Santa Anita Park, including Practical Move, Geaux Rocket Ride, and Skinner, the top-three finishers from the San Felipe Stakes (G2).

HISA, HIWU Note Changes on Eve of ADMC Implementation

Sun, 2023-03-26 21:09
HISA also calls attention to enforcement updates regarding the Racetrack Safety Program that will take effect March 27. The Racetrack Safety Program launched July 1, 2022.

Inglis Offers Variety of Quality at Chairman's Sale

Sun, 2023-03-26 21:09
Inglis has released its biggest Chairman's Sale catalog in five years and management at the auction house is confident the sale has the quality to match. The elite breeding stock auction will be held at Riverside May 4.

Two Phil's Seals Derby Ticket With Jeff Ruby Romp

Sun, 2023-03-26 21:09
A little less than a month after Jareth Loveberry sustained a fibula fracture in a starting gate accident at the Fair Grounds, the rider found himself in the winner’s circle March 25 at Turfway Park astride a colt bound for the Kentucky Derby (G1).

Southlawn Delivers Upset in Fair Grounds Oaks

Sat, 2023-03-25 21:09
Having campaigned the likes of multiple grade 1 winner Tepin and grade 3 winner Sheets, it seems about time that a fresh face joined Robert Masterson's lineup. The 3-year-old filly Southlawn proved she is right for the job.

Dance to the Music Skips to Victory in Desert Stormer

Sat, 2023-03-25 21:09
Facing just three rivals after the scratch of morning-line favorite Elm Drive, Dance to the Music capitalized to register her first stakes victory in the $98,000 Desert Stormer Stakes (G3) March 25 at Santa Anita Park.

Kingsbarns Uncatchable in Louisiana Derby

Sat, 2023-03-25 21:09
Kingsbarns successfully stepped up in class March 25 as he led every step of the way in the $1 million Louisiana Derby (G2) at Fair Grounds Race Course—drawing off in the stretch to post an easy win in his stakes debut.

Spooky Channel Dials Up Another Graded Victory

Sat, 2023-03-25 21:09
Barn and fan favorite, 8-year-old Spooky Channel, keeps proving that age is just a number.

Prowess Much the Best in Vinery Stud Stakes

Sat, 2023-03-25 21:09
The Kiwi group 1 winner landed her first Australian top-level prize March 25 at Rosehill Gardens.

Wolfie's Dynaghost a Dogged Victor in Kentucky Cup

Sat, 2023-03-25 21:09
On a breezy spring afternoon March 25 at Turfway Park, it was Wolfie's Dynaghost who came home the victor in the $299,600 Kentucky Cup Classic Stakes.

West Will Power Dominates in New Orleans Classic

Sat, 2023-03-25 21:09
Veteran West Will Power registered an impressive victory March 25 when he drew off in the stretch to post a 4 3/4-length score in the $490,000 New Orleans Classic Stakes (G2) at Fair Grounds Race Course and Slots.