Headlines and features from the Thoroughbred industry
Updated: 10 hours 21 min ago
Rigney Racing's Xigera continued her march through the female dirt stakes ranks, romping by 6 1/2 lengths in the $400,000 Falls City Stakes (G3) on Thanksgiving Day at Churchill Downs for her third consecutive stakes victory.
The $200,000 Comely Stakes (G3), for 3-year-old fillies going nine furlongs, drew a field of eight Nov. 25 at Aqueduct Racetrack.
Thanksgiving dinner will have a different feel to it Nov. 23 for trainer Bill Mott and his family.
Kilgravin Lodge produced a pinhooking masterclass during the Nov. 22 first session of the New Zealand Bloodstock Ready to Run Sale, selling the opening session's two most expensive lots headed by a Harry Angel colt for NZ$800,000.
Bidspotters were on their toes when Springbank Way Stud presented the Dubawi brother to Ghaiyyath shortly before 8 p.m. during the Nov. 22 session of the Goffs November Foal Sale.
The 2023 Thoroughbred racing season at Finger Lakes ended Nov. 22 with Keiber Coa topping the rider standings. Paul Barrow registered his first career local trainer title.
The 7-year-old son of Big Brown won or placed in 20 stakes, including two grade 1s, and earned more than $1.7 million. Cabin Creek Farm is near Gettysburg, Pa.
The AAEP is soliciting proposals from applicants for a joint project that will involve the development and application of wearable biometric sensor technologies to improve early detection of musculoskeletal injuries in Thoroughbred racehorses.
Speaking during a "Stronger Together" meeting Nov. 22 with the racing community, Woodbine executives provided updates related to ongoing 2023 business and the Canadian track's plans for future racing seasons.
The Nov. 24 Clark Stakes (G2) at Churchill Downs is led by Lexington Stakes (G3) winner First Mission, a homebred 3-year-old son of Street Sense for Godolphin.
Santa Anita's Classic Meet will kick off Dec. 26 with three top-level, $300,000 races: the Malibu Stakes (G1), the La Brea Stakes (G1) and the American Oaks (G1T).
Wanamaker's has released a deep and diverse catalog for the 2023 Wanamaker's November Sale. Offerings include in-foal broodmares, broodmare prospects, racing prospects, 2-year-olds in training, yearlings, weanlings, and a stallion season.
The University of Arizona Race Track Industry Program proudly announces that the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance will be honored with the 2023 Clay Puett Award.
The 2023 RTCA White Horse Award goes to David Pope, who donated a kidney to a stranger in Chris Kilpatrick.
Fasig-Tipton has cataloged 60 horses to the Horses of Racing Age section of its Midlantic December Mixed Sale Dec. 5 at Timonium, Md.
Proceeds from the auction will benefit jockey Graham Lee who sustained serious neck and spinal injuries in a fall at Newcastle. Paddington, a four-time group 1 winner, enters stud at Coolmore next year.
The online stallion season auction Jan. 3-7 will feature seasons from some of the top Maryland-based stallions.
Faversham is a multiple winner and full brother to two-time Horse of the Year California Chrome.
The Jockey Club of Canada is proud to announce a new industry award, which will be presented for the first time at the upcoming 49th annual Sovereign Awards ceremony.
Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners' Sister Otoole, fourth as the 9-5 favorite in the 2022 Red Carpet Stakes (G3T) at Del Mar, will look to make amends when she competes in the $100,000, 1 3/8-mile turf race Nov. 23.