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Bleecker Street Preserves Win Streak in Modesty

Sat, 2022-05-07 01:32
Closing with a flourish from the back of the pack, Peter Brant's Bleecker Street kept her undefeated record intact May 6 to win a thriller in the $250,000 Modesty Stakes (G3T) at Churchill Downs.

Eda Carries Four-Race Win Streak Into Angel's Flight

Sat, 2022-05-07 01:32
Baoma Corp.'s streaking Eda looms a short-priced standout in the $75,000 Angel's Flight Stakes May 8 at Santa Anita Park in search of her fifth consecutive stakes win. The Angel's Flight drew a field a field of six to race seven furlongs.

Japan's NHK Mile Can Spark Promising 3-Year-Old Career

Sat, 2022-05-07 01:32
The NHK Mile Cup (G1) for 3-year-olds at Tokyo Racecourse May 8 can serve as a springboard to a sprint career or to success at Classic distances.

Threat of Afternoon Rain as Kentucky Oaks Day Begins

Sat, 2022-05-07 01:32
Conditions are dry to begin Kentucky Oaks Day, though for how long remains to be seen.

Reed Savors Experience as Rich Strike Makes Derby Field

Sat, 2022-05-07 01:32
Trainer Eric Reed was still in slight shock the morning of May 6 after the 9 a.m. ET scratch time for the Kentucky Derby (G1) at Churchill Downs.

With Epicenter, Asmussen Eyes Elusive Kentucky Derby

Sat, 2022-05-07 01:32
Trainer Steve Asmussen has come so close to Kentucky Derby (G1) glory that he briefly has experienced the feeling of winning the race. He hopes this is the year he finds out what it's like to enter the Derby winner's circle.

NYRA to Host Job Fair for Opportunities at Saratoga

Fri, 2022-05-06 01:30
The New York Racing Association will host a three-day job fair beginning Thursday, May 19, through Saturday, May 21, for those who are interested in working at Saratoga Race Course during the 2022 summer meet. 

Tobys Heart, Gray's Fable Capture Churchill Stakes

Fri, 2022-05-06 01:30
Tobys Heart, Gray's Fable land turf stakes at Churchill Downs May 5.

Judge Rules Hollendorfer Not a Third-Party Beneficiary

Fri, 2022-05-06 01:30
A California judge ruled April 29 against Hall of Fame Jerry Hollendorfer in the first round of a trial involving his lawsuit against the operators of Santa Anita Park for his expulsion from racing there in 2019.

Brown Duo Looms Large in Ruffian

Fri, 2022-05-06 01:30
Trainer Chad Brown will send out a powerful 1-2 punch in the May 8 $200,000 Ruffian Stakes (G2) at Belmont Park with grade 1 winner Search Results and multiple graded stakes winner Royal Flag.

Team Effort at Sales Parlays to Derby Weekend

Fri, 2022-05-06 01:30
Sourcing future contenders for the biggest weekend at Churchill Downs, the May 6 Kentucky Oaks (G1) and Kentucky Derby (G1) the following day, is no small feat.

Venti Valentine Part of Successful Partnership

Fri, 2022-05-06 01:30
For Dan Zanatta, a racing partnership has led to a much more fulfilling and loving partnership.

Jury Deliberations Begin in Giannelli Trial in New York

Fri, 2022-05-06 01:30
Jury deliberations began May 5 in the federal trial of Lisa Giannelli on charges related to doping horses.

Tom's Regret Beats Boys in Kentucky Juvenile

Fri, 2022-05-06 01:30
Racing May 5 in the $179,785 Kentucky Juvenile Stakes at Churchill, California invader Tom's Regret took charge early and scored a front-running length victory over The Big Wam.

Old Friends Auction Now Available for Absentee Bidding

Fri, 2022-05-06 01:30
Old Friends will host its 17th Annual Homecoming Event Sunday, May 8 in Georgetown, Ky. The event features a live and silent auction of artwork, prints, and racing memorabilia, including several premiere collectible stallion halters.

Florida Sire Girvin Gets First Winner at Churchill

Fri, 2022-05-06 01:30
In the second race, John C. Oxley's juvenile filly, Devious Dame, became a winner on first asking and the first winner for freshman sire Girvin May 5 at Churchill Downs, winning by 5 1/2 lengths for trainer Norm Casse.

NYRA Leads New Push to Fund Belmont Renovations

Fri, 2022-05-06 01:30
There is now "same-as" legislation pending before both houses of the New York legislature to permit a financing plan for NYRA in which the state would issue bonds to finance a new grandstand and other sizable improvements at Belmont.

Undefeated Dubai Star Shahama Ready for Oaks Battle

Fri, 2022-05-06 01:30
In lieu of staying home and tackling the boys in the UAE Derby (G2), undefeated Shahama was sent overseas to U.S. trainer Todd Pletcher to take a swing at grade 1 glory in the May 6 Kentucky Oaks (G1).

Waller Hopes to Run Home Affairs, Nature Strip at Ascot

Fri, 2022-05-06 01:30
Chris Waller has revealed he is looking to run his sprint stars Home Affairs and Nature Strip in separate races at Royal Ascot when they make the trip over from Australia.

Mo Donegal Sparks Derby Dreams for Crawford & Donegal

Fri, 2022-05-06 01:30
To say that Jerry Crawford has a lot on his mind these days may be the understatement of Kentucky Derby (G1) week.

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