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Record-Setter Nashville Retired to Stud at WinStar

Fri, 2022-05-13 01:52
Nashville, a son of champion sprinter Speightstown, set a six-furlong record of 1:07.89 at Keeneland in 2020.

Verry Elleegant to Join Graffard for European Campaign

Fri, 2022-05-13 01:52
Melbourne Cup (G1) winner Verry Elleegant will join Francis Graffard in France with connections planning an ambitious European campaign which could include running in the Arc (G1).

Rich Strike Moves Into World's Best Racehorse Rankings

Fri, 2022-05-13 01:52
Following his 80-1 upset of the May 7 Kentucky Derby (G1) at Churchill Downs, RED TR-Racing's Rich Strike has climbed into a tie for 15th-place in the World's Best Racehorse Rankings.

Breeders' Cup Winner Twilight Gleaming Heads Mamzelle

Fri, 2022-05-13 01:52
Stonestreet Stables' Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint (G2T) winner Twilight Gleaming is set to face 11 rivals in the $160,000 Mamzelle Overnight Stakes May 14 at Churchill Downs.

Tattersalls Appoints Miller as US Representative

Fri, 2022-05-13 01:52
Tattersalls has appointed bloodstock consultant Joe Miller as an additional representative in the USA, working alongside long-standing Tattersalls North American representative Lincoln Collins.

Veterinarians Discuss Health Topics at Owner Conference

Fri, 2022-05-13 01:52
The 2022 Thoroughbred Owner Conference held the third session of its virtual series May 10 with a panel of veterinarians who presented on health topics that commonly affect racehorses.

Golden Glider Sails Into Peter Pan After Blue Grass 4th

Thu, 2022-05-12 01:48
As a graded event with a purse of $200,000, the Peter Pan Stakes (G3) is a coveted race. It also can serve as a launching pad for an even more desired contest: the Belmont Stakes (G1) weeks later.

Turf Champion Yibir Returns to U.S. in Man o' War

Thu, 2022-05-12 01:48
Trainer Christophe Clement knows winning a grade 1 stakes in the Empire State is never an easy task.

Roaring Lion's First Runner to Debut May 12 at York

Thu, 2022-05-12 01:48
It is somewhat appropriate that the first runner for the much-missed Roaring Lion is set to race at York on Thursday, being the scene of his sire's Juddmonte International (G1) and Dante Stakes (G2) triumphs.

Raffle to Benefit United Horse Coalition

Thu, 2022-05-12 01:48
The American Horse Council Foundation is delighted to host a raffle fundraiser to benefit the United Horse Coalition and its efforts to provide resources to horse owners in need of assistance.

Clancy to Receive Old Hilltop Award at Pimlico

Thu, 2022-05-12 01:48
Joe Clancy, editor of Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred magazine and co-owner with brother Sean of ST Publishing—parent company of The Saratoga Special newspaper and thisishorseracing.com —has been named recipient of the 2022 Old Hilltop Award.

Officiating Looks to Get Back on Track in Runhappy

Thu, 2022-05-12 01:48
Meanwhile, Bella Sofia will make her anticipated 4-year-old debut, returning to the track where she broke her maiden last year when competing as part of a five-horse field in the $150,000 Vagrancy Handicap (G3) on Belmont Park's main track.

Epicenter, Secret Oath Confirmed for Preakness

Thu, 2022-05-12 01:48
The 147th Preakness Stakes (G1) will feature a rematch between upset Kentucky Derby (G1) victor Rich Strike and Epicenter, along with a new factor coming into play in Secret Oath diving in against the boys after her May 6 Kentucky Oaks (G1) triumph.

Queen Goddess Eyes Third Meet Win in Santa Barbara

Thu, 2022-05-12 01:48
Meanwhile, Neige Blanche, the winner of the Astra Stakes (G3T) two starts back on Jan. 17, is the defending champ in the Santa Barbara (G3T) and is unbeaten in two tries at the distance.

Good Samaritan Sires First Winner With First Starter

Thu, 2022-05-12 01:48
Derby Lane Farm homebred Huntertown wins his debut May 11 by 6 3/4 lengths at Horseshoe Indianapolis.

Grasso Enters Plea in Harness Doping Case

Thu, 2022-05-12 01:48
Louis Grasso, a veterinarian who is among six persons charged two years ago in a New York federal court with harness racing-related doping offenses, entered a guilty plea to distributing misbranded drugs to improve racehorse performance.

New Oaks Favorite Emily Upjohn

Thu, 2022-05-12 01:48
The Cazoo Oaks (G1) picture was set alight by Emily Upjohn, who was cut to a best-priced 6-4 for the Epsom Classic after scorching home in the Tattersalls Musidora Stakes (G3) May 11 at York.

Kentucky Derby, Oaks Day Competitors Clear Drug Tests

Thu, 2022-05-12 01:48
The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission has received laboratory results from post-race samples taken May 6-7 at Churchill Downs. All samples for both days were cleared, including samples from the Kentucky Oaks (G1) and the Kentucky Derby (G1).

Thistledown Quarantines Barns Amid Strangles Case

Thu, 2022-05-12 01:48
The severity of the disease varies but younger horses often show more severe symptoms than older horses. Horses can become infected by inhaling or ingestion of the bacteria as well as touching contaminated items or equipment.

Rich Strike Latest Training Graduate for Mayberry Farm

Thu, 2022-05-12 01:48
Rich Strike is the latest in a long line of grade 1 winners to have received his early training at Ocala's family-run Mayberry Farm.

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