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The auction presents 28 individual offerings and heavily features yearlings and broodmares in-foal to exciting, young stallions. Those come in addition to horses of racing age, open broodmares, broodmare prospects, and a weanling.
Riverdee Stable and Ten Strike Racing's Awakened secured the first stakes triumph of his career with an off-the-pace score in the Aug. 23 Jonathan Sheppard (NSA-G1), a 2 3/8-mile hurdle test for older horses, at Saratoga Race Course.
If the Aug. 26 Forego Stakes (G1) at Saratoga Race Course is anything like the Alfred G. Vanderbilt Handicap (G1) run earlier in the meet, racing fans are in for a treat.
Trainer Bob Baffert has two major players in the H. Allen Jerkens Memorial (G1) at Saratoga Race Course in Arabian Lion and Fort Bragg. Still, he is wary of the talented speedball named New York Thunder.
The meet at Kentucky Downs overlaps with the Keeneland September Yearling Sale, so Keeneland is offering a way for owners, trainers, and others to be at both venues on the same day with a chartered flight.
Mage will help champion the cause to find a cure for pediatric cancer while clashing with Forte, National Treasure and Arcangelo in the Aug. 26 Travers Stakes (G1) at Saratoga Race Course.
Texas-breds are receiving a raise during the 2024 Thoroughbred race meets at class 1 tracks in Texas. For 2024, Texas-bred maiden special weight and allowance races will carry a minimum purse of $40,000 at Sam Houston and Lone Star Park.
Nearly four months ago, there was a wide array of emotions for the connections of Mage at the Kentucky Derby (G1).
Owner Jeff Ganje announced Shotgun Hottie, his graded stakes-winning 4-year-old Gun Runner filly, will be taking a vacation for the next sixty days and returning to training in Nov. for her 5-year-old campaign in 2024.
Canterbury Park racing officials have cancelled their Aug. 23 eight-race program due to forecasted heat indexes that could make racing dangerous to both horses and the people that work outdoors.
Aidan O'Brien has a perfect 4-for-4 record with Irish Oaks (G1) winners in the Yorkshire Oaks (G1) and Savethelastdance is the latest Curragh queen to test her mettle on the Knavesmire.
Trainer Brad Cox thinks his 3-year-old Saudi Crown has a big future and hopes to see the Jim Dandy (G2) runner-up run big in the Pennsylvania Derby (G1) at Parx Racing Sept. 23.
Paddington's magnificent summer came to an end in the Juddmonte International (G1) Aug. 23 as Frankie Dettori dominated the four-runner group 1 aboard Mostahdaf.
The New York Racing Association announced Aug. 23 the scheduled implementation of new rules further enhancing veterinary scrutiny of all horses seeking to enter a race or engage in a timed workout at NYRA properties.
Trainer Saffie Joseph Jr. said Lord Miles, the upset winner of the Wood Memorial (G2) earlier this year, will run in the Robert Hilton Stakes at Charles Town Aug. 25 instead of the Allen Jerkens Memorial (G1) at Saratoga on Travers Day.
Trainer Sacco doesn't want to get too far ahead of himself with the potential for Crazy Mason, but after the 2-year-old colt won a maiden special weight race at Saratoga by 9 1/2 lengths July 20, he knows he could have something special in his barn.
Absent the star power of two-time Charles Town Classic (G2) winner Art Collector, who tragically succumbed to laminitis last week, a full field of 10 lesser-name runners and one also-eligible have been entered for the Aug. 25 race.
After seven outs, 75 yearlings went through the sales ring during the 56th annual WTBOA Summer Yearling and Mixed Sale Aug. 22 at the WTBOA Sales Pavilion located at Emerald Downs in Auburn, Wash.
After experimenting with moving part of its early-season yearling offering to September in 2022, Arqana's decision to revive its popular v2 sale on the back of the August Sale was rewarded with lively bidding during the Aug. 22 session.
The taste of defeat is not something Foggy Night is accustomed to experiencing. So when the Khozan filly had the option of finishing outside of the winner's circle for consecutive races, it shouldn't be a surprise which choice she made.