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The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA), New York Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association (NYTHA), and New York Thoroughbred Breeders (NYTB) will host the second annual New York Thoroughbred Aftercare Day on Thursday, July 21 at Saratoga.
In her most recent, the 6-year-old daughter of Temple City posted a half-length triumph in the 1 1/2-mile, $160,000 Keertana Overnight Stakes over the Churchill Downs turf course May 2.
The daughter of Paynter comes into the race off consecutive wins in the Obeah Stakes and Serena's Song Stakes. She is 2-for-2 at Delaware Park.
In some of the first rulings published since the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority's Racetrack Safety Program began July 2, California stewards have begun fining and suspending jockeys under the HISA's riding-crop rules.
Next year will feature the first edition of the Arqana Series: a program of five races reserved for colts and fillies offered at the Deauville Sales, with €1.2 million in guaranteed minimum prize money at stake.
Following his convincing win in Saturday's Stephen Foster Stakes (G2) at Churchill Downs, Grandview Equine, Cheyenne Stable, LLC, and LNJ Foxwoods' Olympiad has risen from seventh place to third in the latest Longines Breeders' Cup Classic Rankings.
Fasig-Tipton has cataloged 27 supplemental entries of horses of racing and breeding stock to its upcoming July Selected Horses of All Ages Sale.
With the Autumn Festival kicking off Sept. 16 at Los Alamitos Racecourse, three stakes will be run during the seven-day event, including the $75,000 E.B. Johnston Stakes, $75,000 Los Alamitos Special Stakes, and the $75,000 Capote Stakes.
Without a Triple Crown on the line, handle slid 1.21% for the second quarter. Purses continue to track more than 14% higher for the first six months of the year.
Fresh off of a win in the May 20 George E. Mitchell Black-Eyed Susan Stakes (G2), Interstatedaydream is the only horse in the field of eight entered in the July 9 Indiana Oaks (G3) at Horseshoe Indianapolis to have a win in graded-stakes company.
Florent Geroux, one of the nation's top riders and fifth in the standings at the recently concluded Churchill Downs meet, will ride at Del Mar's summer meet that begins July 22, according to agent Doug Bredar.
Trainers Brad Cox and Steve Asmussen have captured five of the last nine runnings of the Prairie Meadows Cornhusker Handicap (G3), with Cox taking it in 2021 with Knicks Go in the midst of his Horse-of-the-Year campaign.
Citing extreme heat, Horseshoe Indianapolis canceled racing July 5, according to a social media post from Rachel McLaughlin, the track's racing analyst and production manager.
Before Prairie Meadows hosts two graded stakes as part of a four-stakes night July 9, the Iowa track has a quartet of $100,000 stakes races that kick off its two-evening Festival of Racing.
Belmont Oaks Invitational (G1T) is a five-on-five match between European and American fillies.
Un Ojo and Rattle N Roll—two 3-year-olds who came close to starting in the Kentucky Derby presented by Woodford Reserve (G1) but did not—lead a field of 10 entered in the $300,000 Indiana Derby (G3) July 9 at Horseshoe Indianapolis.
The weight of international investment has long been an important feature of trade at the July Sale, and has been one of the key drivers behind aggregate sales more than doubling in the last 10 years.
Kentucky Equine Education Project Foundation and The Race For Education announce the 2022 scholarship recipients. The KEEP Foundation’s board approved over $30,000 in scholarships to 13 students attending nine universities across Kentucky.
Three different rivals took runs at Becca Taylor throughout the 6 1/2 furlongs of the July 4 Great Lady M. Stakes (G2) at Los Alamitos to no avail. Becca Taylor turned them all back to win her ninth race in 10 starts.