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Tattersalls is an organization steeped in tradition. It was established by Richard Tattersall in 1766, has held yearling sales at Park Paddocks in Newmarket since 1958, and still sells in guineas, a unit of legal tender once equal to 21 shillings.
R3 Racing's Sharp Aza Tack will attempt to carry his speed beyond five furlongs, as well as put his undefeated record on the line, when he starts as the likely favorite Sept. 8 in the $500,000 Global Tote Juvenile Sprint Stakes at Kentucky Downs.
Stallion Include was euthanized July 18 due to a worsening heart condition according to Bret Jones, vice president of Airdrie Stud. The son of Broad Brush was 25.
New Zealand Bloodstock expects to welcome an influx of buyers from key overseas markets in Australia and Hong Kong, as well as further afield, for its Ready to Run Sale in November for the first time in three years.
Frankie Dettori has chosen not to appeal against the 14-day suspension picked up in Germany Sept. 4, meaning he will miss races such as the Juddmonte Cheveley Park Stakes (G1) and Juddmonte Middle Park Stakes (G1).
Since 2013, Saratoga WarHorse has worked with nearly 1,500 veterans who suffer from nightmares, depression, anger, withdrawal, and other issues caused by trauma. The program operates at a farm in Saratoga; and in Aiken, South Carolina, and Maryland.
For the connections of Annapolis, Sept. 3 was a long time coming.
A 10-month layoff since his last race, a second-place finish in the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (G1T), didn't matter. The 6-year-old California-bred gelding stalked the pace before moving up the rail to win by 1 1/4 lengths over longshot Lane Way.
Kentucky Downs announced Sept. 4 via Twitter that the Sept. 4 postponed race card will run tomorrow on Labor Day Monday. The first post will go off at 12:25 p.m. CT/ 1:25 p.m. EST.
Dr. Jeff Blea, the former equine medical director for the California Horse Racing Board, will return to his position Sept. 21, Thoroughbred Daily News first reported Sept. 4.
Successful in her first time out at Saratoga Race Course in July, Leave No Trace wasted little time putting another win onto her record when she broke clear to take the Sept. 4 Spinaway Stakes (G1).
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The ill-fated stallion The Lieutenant was represented by his first winner when Vacation Dance scored by a head in his debut in the first race at Saratoga Race Course Sept. 4.
Hall of Fame trainers Bill Mott and Todd Pletcher were impressed with Flightline's dominant performance in the Pacific Classic at Del Mar. But are they ready to take him on in the Breeders' Cup Classic in November?
Mendocino upset the market principals Torquator Tasso and Sammarco to land the Sep. 4 Grosser Preis von Baden (G1) under Rene Piechulek.
Heather Smullen, who was an exercise rider for trainer Barclay Tagg, has had two surgeries on her right leg in the last year after she was injured in an accident at Saratoga at the end of the 2021 meet.
Owner Dean Reeves is looking to end the Saratoga Race Course meet the same way he started it: with a grade 3 win with multiple stakes-winner City Man. This time, the son of Mucho Macho Man runs in the Sept. 5, $200,000 Bernard Baruch Handicap (G3T).
The Irish racing community is in mourning following the tragic death of Jack de Bromhead, 13-year-old son of trainer Henry and his wife, Heather, after what has been described as a freak fall at Glenbeigh horse and pony races in County Kerry Sept. 3.
Dreamloper gained her second French group 1 of the season in the Prix du Moulin de Longchamp (G1) for trainer Ed Walker, in a race marred by the fatal injury of multiple group 1 winner Coroebus.
Imbriale has served as NYRA's full-time track announcer since January 2020, the latest in a line of distinguished New York race callers including the likes of Tom Durkin, Dave Johnson, and Fred "Cappy" Caposella.