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Win Win Win Filly Breezes Fastest Quarter at OBS March

Sun, 2024-03-10 08:49
After four days of torrid times over the synthetic track, a filly by Win Win Win blazed the fastest quarter-mile of the under tack show when clocked in :20 1/5 March 9 ahead of the upcoming Ocala Breeders' Sales March Sale of 2-Year-Olds in Training.

Higher Yearling Costs to Trim Margins for 2YO Pinhooks

Sun, 2024-03-10 08:49
The average yearling cost of juveniles previously sold at auction and cataloged into the OBS March 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale is up 15% compared with the 2023 sale.

Skippylongstocking Goes Back to Back in Challenger

Sun, 2024-03-10 08:49
Daniel Alonso's millionaire Skippylongstocking returns to form March 9 by winning the Challenger Stakes (G3) at Tampa Bay Downs for the second consecutive year.

Godolphin's Cylinder Wins Emotionally Charged Newmarket

Sun, 2024-03-10 08:49
Cylinder brought a perfect farewell for his retiring sire, Exceed And Excel, with a slashing triumph in the Newmarket Handicap (G1) March 9 at Flemington.

Saratoga to Open Oklahoma Training Track April 18

Sun, 2024-03-10 08:49
The New York Racing Association announced March 9 that the Oklahoma Training Track at Saratoga will open for the 2024 season April 18.

Beholder Mile Renamed B. Wayne Hughes Beholder Mile

Sun, 2024-03-10 08:49
The Beholder Mile (G1) at Santa Anita Park will be renamed the B. Wayne Hughes Beholder Mile in honor of the Hall of Fame mare's late owner, track officials announced March 9.

Three Heating Up on the Triple Crown Trail

Sun, 2024-03-10 08:49
A capsule look at three horses that are heating up on the Triple Crown trail ahead of the Kentucky Derby (G1).

Snapper Sinclair Sires One Foal, Then Gets New Career

Sat, 2024-03-09 07:47
A rare genetic condition made young New York stallion Snapper Sinclair subfertile. After siring one foal, he has contributed to research into his condition and is now being trained to be an outrider's pony in Southern California.

'Derby Dream is Over' for Locked Due to Knee Injury

Sat, 2024-03-09 07:47
Grade 1 winner Locked, who entered 2024 as one of the leading prospects for the May 4 Kentucky Derby (G1) at Churchill Downs, is off the Derby trail with a minor ligament injury in his left knee, according to co-owner Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners.

Times Quicken on Day 3 of OBS Under Tack Show

Sat, 2024-03-09 07:47
Two juveniles work a furlong in :09 3/5 and another pair cover a quarter-mile in :20 2/5 as the pace picks up on the third day of the under tack show for the upcoming Ocala Breeders' Sales March Sale of 2-Year-Olds in Training.

Florida Owners and Breeders Applaud State Lawmakers

Sat, 2024-03-09 07:47
FTBOA: The Florida legislature extends state's all-time strongest Thoroughbred breeding and racing incentives and maintains state funding of Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority regulatory assessments. 

Azeri Stakes to Dictate April Plans for Hot and Sultry

Sat, 2024-03-09 07:47
Hot and Sultry's first 2024 audition for a grade 1 race in April didn't go as planned. She has a second chance March 9 at Oaklawn Park when she races in the $400,000 Azeri Stakes (G2).

Top Hong Kong Sprinters Face Off in Silver Jubilee Cup

Sat, 2024-03-09 07:47
Hong Kong's top sprinters face off again in the Queen's Silver Jubilee Cup (G1) March 10 at Sha Tin Racecourse, with Lucky Sweynesse looking for a bit of luck as he stretches out in distance.

Trainer Arnold Calls for Sensible Threshold Levels

Sat, 2024-03-09 07:47
Trainer Rusty Arnold believes sensible threshold levels are needed for controlled medications.

Connections Retire Millionaire Closing Remarks

Sat, 2024-03-09 07:47
Millionaire turf mare Closing Remarks is retiring following a sixth-place finish March 3 in the Buena Vista Stakes (G2T) at Santa Anita Park.

Four 3-Year-Olds Bred for 1 1/4 Miles in Kentucky Derby

Sat, 2024-03-09 07:47
The Road, sponsored by Gainesway and Darby Dan Farm

Millionaire Closing Remarks Retires

Fri, 2024-03-08 07:47
Millionaire turf mare Closing Remarks is retiring following a sixth-place finish March 3 in the Buena Vista Stakes (G2T) at Santa Anita Park.

Red Carpet Ready Returns to the Stage After Layoff

Fri, 2024-03-08 07:47
Following an unforgettable 2023, the ride could continue for Patrick Lewis when Red Carpet Ready returns to action in the March 9 $125,000 Hurricane Bertie Stakes (G3) at Gulfstream Park.

Beholder Mile at a Glance: Adare Manor the Pick

Fri, 2024-03-08 07:47
The 2024 season for top-level older fillies and mares begins in earnest March 9 with Santa Anita Park's Beholder Mile Stakes (G1).

Agreement: CHRB to Order Justify DQ, Pay Ruis $300,000

Fri, 2024-03-08 07:47
The California Horse Racing Board has agreed to pay Mick Ruis $300,000 and direct stewards to disqualify Justify and order a purse redistribution to settle a long-simmering dispute over the outcome of the 2018 Santa Anita Derby (G1) won by Justify.

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