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Report: Suspended Desormeaux to Meet With Stewards

Fri, 2022-07-08 20:59
According to a report in Daily Racing Form, suspended jockey Kent Desormeaux plans to meet with California stewards July 29 regarding a California Horse Racing Board complaint issued against him with the hope of resuming his riding career.

Perfect Power Aims for Fourth Group 1 in July Cup

Fri, 2022-07-08 20:59
The crack 3-year-old sprinter will take on older horses for the first time in the July 9 July Cup (G1).

NYRA Cares Announces New Saratoga Backstretch Clinic

Fri, 2022-07-08 18:24
As a tribute to his late wife, Marylou Whitney, philanthropist John Hendrickson is funding construction of the new clinic, which will replace a doublewide trailer that has housed on-site healthcare services at Saratoga Race Course.

Channel Maker Repels Soldier Rising in Grand Couturier

Fri, 2022-07-08 18:24
At the ripe age of 8, the veteran turf horse Channel Maker continued his winning ways by bravely capturing the $150,000 Grand Couturier Stakes at 1 1/2 miles for older horses over Belmont Park's Widener turf course. 

Catalog for Arqana's September Yearling Sale Online

Fri, 2022-07-08 18:24
A new event in Arqana's sales calendar, the September Yearling Sale, will take place from Sept. 8-9 in Deauville.

Prosperous Voyage Upsets Inspiral in Falmouth

Fri, 2022-07-08 17:24
Prosperous Voyage edges out Inspiral in the Falmouth Stakes (G1), giving his sire Zoffany his 50th black-type stakes winner.

Former Trainer Tannuzzo Pleads Guilty in Doping Case

Fri, 2022-07-08 17:24
Former Thoroughbred trainer Michael Tannuzzo entered a plea of guilty July 7 to one count of superseding information in federal court.

CHRB Issues Directive Related to Workouts

Fri, 2022-07-08 17:24
The California Horse Racing Board issued  the following directive July 8 to associations, clockers, owners, and trainers organizations from Scott Chaney, the regulator's executive director:

RMTC Funding Metabolomics Research Proposal

Fri, 2022-07-08 16:24
Metabolomics is an emerging field in doping control and represents a novel testing approach that identifies cellular effects unique to a class of drugs rather than identifying the specific molecule responsible for those effects. 

Actuator Delivering Above Initial Sale Price

Fri, 2022-07-08 16:24
Actuator's 7 1/4-length maiden victory June 8 at Churchill Downs off an eight-month layoff was a "wow" performance, made more jaw-dropping by Actuator's original purchase price: $2,200 by Gavin O'Connor and his partners.

Pennsylvania Suspends Vazquez Through January 2025

Fri, 2022-07-08 15:23
Pa. stewards fined owner/trainer Juan C. Vazquez $5,000 and suspended him for more than 2 1/2 years in a ruling stating he was "grossly negligent, cruel, and abusive" in shipping a horse between racetracks that was euthanized due to laminitis.

Riley Mott Launches Training Career

Fri, 2022-07-08 15:23
Riley Mott, son of Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott, who has served as his father’s assistant trainer, plans to go out on his own. The younger Mott, who has a training license in Florida, hopes to begin running horses in his name this fall.

Gabbert Among Additions to Ellis Park Staff

Fri, 2022-07-08 14:23
Ellis Park has announced three new team members for their historic 100-year race meet, Vince Gabbert as interim Director of Racing, Megan Devine as Paddock Analyst and Simulcast Host, and Allie Sclafani as Race Marketing Coordinator.

Maryland's New Online Injury Reporting Form Redesigned

Fri, 2022-07-08 14:23
In response to suggestions made at a recent meeting, stakeholders have retooled an online Injury Reporting Form designed to provide the Maryland Racing Commission and Maryland Jockey Club with the goal of rapidly responding to track issues.

Riley Mott Launches Training Center

Fri, 2022-07-08 14:23
Riley Mott, son of Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott, who has served as his father’s assistant trainer, plans to go out on his own. The younger Mott, who has a training license in Florida, hopes to begin running horses in his name this fall.

Girvin Breeding Right, Other Entries Added to July Sale

Fri, 2022-07-08 13:23
Fasig-Tipton has added seven supplemental entries to its July Selected Horses of All Ages sale July 11.

Kentucky Derby Winner Rich Strike Works at Mercury

Fri, 2022-07-08 13:23
The Eric Reed trainee will work again at Mercury Equine Center before heading to Churchill Downs. He will get back to his usual nine-to-10-day gap between works and will head to Saratoga Race Course after a few drills beneath the Twin Spires.

KY Downs Strengthens Commitment to Racing Circuit

Fri, 2022-07-08 13:23
Kentucky Downs continues to strengthen commitment to state's racing circuit by transferring an additional $1 million to Ellis Park’s horsemen to beef up purses at the Henderson track’s summer meet.

Crawford Hired as Racing Secretary at Louisiana Downs

Thu, 2022-07-07 19:18
Louisiana Downs is pleased to announce that Matt Crawford has been named racing secretary, effective July 18. He will oversee racing office operations for both the current Thoroughbred racing season and the 2023 Quarter Horse meet.

Red-Hot Inspiral Wheels Back in Falmouth

Thu, 2022-07-07 19:18
Connections of Inspiral were richly rewarded for their patient approach when she won the June 17 Coronation Stakes (G1) at Royal Ascot, following a frustrating spring where targets came and went for last season's champion juvenile filly.

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