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Violence Filly Fastest at OBS Spring Under Tack Opener

Tue, 2021-04-13 16:20
After inclement weather across Florida April 11 delayed the opening salvo of the under tack show at the Ocala Breeders' Sale Spring 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale to April 12, horses were safely out on the track in Central Florida Monday. 

Tattersalls Goresbridge Sale Changes Venue to Newmarket

Tue, 2021-04-13 16:20
The Tattersalls Ireland Goresbridge Breeze-Up Sale will now take place at Park Paddocks in Newmarket.

T.I.P. Championships to be Oct. 8-10 at Stable View

Tue, 2021-04-13 16:20
Stable View in Aiken, S.C., will host 30 divisions worth $60,000 in prize money.

Buyers Impressed by Craven Breeze-Up Show Results

Mon, 2021-04-12 16:16
Onlookers huddled on either side of Newmarket's Watered Gallop April 12 clutching catalogs, binoculars, and stopwatches as around 145 well-primed 2-year-olds skimmed across the Rowley Mile turf like bullets fired from a gun.

Jose Ortiz Wins Five Races April 11 at Aqueduct

Mon, 2021-04-12 16:16
Jockey Jose Ortiz won with 5-of-6 mounts on the nine-race card April 11 at Aqueduct Racetrack to surge to the top of the spring meet standings. The rider's banner afternoon included a victory on Regal Glory in the $100,000 Plenty of Grace Stakes.

Brooklyn Strong Considered for Tesio, Preakness Stakes

Mon, 2021-04-12 16:16
Brooklyn Strong's Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1) prospects were dashed when he finished fifth in the Wood Memorial Stakes (G2) April 3, but the graded stakes winner could make an appearance in the second leg of the Triple Crown.

Super Stock Exits Arkansas Derby in 'Fantastic' Shape

Mon, 2021-04-12 16:16
Super Stock emerged in "fantastic" shape from his victory in the Arkansas Derby (G1) April 10 at Oaklawn Park, Steve Asmussen, the colt's Hall of Fame trainer, said April 11.

O'Connell Confident in This Year's Market

Mon, 2021-04-12 16:16
Sarah O'Connell of Longways Stables is "quietly optimistic" about the state of trade at this year's upcoming breeze-up sales.

Keeper Of Time Scores First Group Win for Trainer Feane

Mon, 2021-04-12 16:16
Keeper Of Time caused an 80-1 shock in the Ballylinch Stud 'Priory Belle' One Thousand Guineas Trial Stakes (G3), giving Curragh trainer John Feane his first group winner.

Hernandez Brothers Both Win Stakes at Keeneland

Sun, 2021-04-11 16:14
On April 10 at Keeneland, brothers Brian Hernandez Jr. and younger brother, Colby, managed the unique accomplishment of each riding stakes winners on the same program.

Flintshire Sires First Black-Type Winner in France

Sun, 2021-04-11 16:14
Turf-sensation Flintshire sired his first black-type winner April 11 when his son Cheshire Academy was awarded victory in the Prix Noailles (G3) at ParisLongchamp for trainer Jean Claude-Rouget. 

Midnight Bourbon, Soup and Sandwich Breeze Toward Derby

Sun, 2021-04-11 16:14
On a cool, damp morning April 11 at Churchill Downs, Kentucky Derby presented by Woodford Reserve (G1) contenders Midnight Bourbon and Soup and Sandwich continued their Derby preparation with workouts beneath the Twin Spires. 

D'Amato Makes a Bid for Santa Anita Training Title

Sun, 2021-04-11 16:14
Almost no other trainer can successfully take on Bob Baffert. But Phil D'Amato is doing just that at Santa Anita Park this year. Bolstered by a huge day April 3, D'Amato pulled even with Baffert in the Santa Anita trainer standings through April 10.

Graded Stakes Winner Slim Shadey Dies at 13

Sun, 2021-04-11 16:14
Two-time graded-stakes winner Slim Shadey has died at 13.The gelding had been a pensioner at Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retirement farm based in Georgetown, Ky., since 2019.

Undefeated White Japanese Filly Sodashi Wins Oka Sho

Sun, 2021-04-11 16:14
Sodashi is quickly developing from being "that white filly" to genuine stardom, even if she is giving her backers some white hairs of their own along the way.

Severe Weather Threat Cancels First OBS Under Tack Show

Sun, 2021-04-11 16:14
The first session of the Under Tack Show for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's 2021 Spring Sale of 2-Year-Olds has been canceled.

C Z Rocket Prevails Over Whitmore in Count Fleet

Sun, 2021-04-11 16:14
Delivering a three-wide move under Florent Geroux in the far turn, C Z Rocket seized the lead in early stretch and scampered to a two-length victory over local favorite Whitmore in the Count Fleet Sprint Handicap (G3) April 10 at Oaklawn Park.

Longtime Trainer French Dies at 68

Sun, 2021-04-11 16:14
A highly respected horseman, trainer Neil French died from heart failure April 10 at age 68 at Arcadia Methodist Hospital, according to the Santa Anita Park publicity department.

Delaware, Horologist Capture Aqueduct Stakes

Sun, 2021-04-11 16:14
In his seventh start since coming to North America, Delaware set an Aqueduct Racetrack inner turf course record at one mile with a three-quarter length score in the $100,000 Danger's Hour Stakes April 10.

TOC Announces Annual Owner Award Winners

Sun, 2021-04-11 16:14
The Thoroughbred Owners of California has announced the winners of its 2020 statistical awards for leading California owners.

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