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Classic Causeway Duels Major General in Tampa Bay Derby

Fri, 2022-03-11 00:52
One month after leaving 11 rivals in his wake in the Sam F. Davis Stakes (G3), Classic Causeway aims for continued Tampa Bay Downs superiority in the $400,000 Lambholm South Tampa Bay Derby (G2) March 12.

IFAR Conference Webinars Set for April 5 and 19

Fri, 2022-03-11 00:52
The International Forum for the Aftercare of Racehorses announced today its lineup of speakers for its sixth conference, which will be held as a series of two virtual webinars April 5 and 19 at 12 p.m. BST (11 a.m. GMT).

Next Virtual Owner Conference Panel April 5

Fri, 2022-03-11 00:52
After hosting a successful series in 2021, OwnerView resumed its virtual Thoroughbred Owner Conference series March 8 with a session on the accounting, legal, and insurance side of Thoroughbred ownership.

Bravo Wins George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award

Fri, 2022-03-11 00:52
Long one of the most highly respected riders of his generation, New Jersey-born Joe Bravo has won Santa Anita Park's 2022 George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award via a vote of jockeys nationwide.

Graded Stakes Winner Con Lima Dies at 4

Fri, 2022-03-11 00:52
Graded stakes winner Con Lima has been euthanized after suffering a catastrophic injury in her stall the evening of March 9, Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners reported via Twitter March 10.

1994 Kentucky Derby Winner Go for Gin Dies at 31

Thu, 2022-03-10 00:52
Hall of Champions resident Go for Gin died due to heart failure March 8 at the Kentucky Horse Park, where he had lived since retiring from stud duty in June 2011. The 31-year-old was the oldest living Kentucky Derby (G1) winner.

Lopez Suspended for Role in Fountain of Youth Spill

Thu, 2022-03-10 00:52
Gulfstream Park stewards announced March 9 that jockey Paco Lopez has been suspended 14 race days for careless riding in the spill-marred Fountain of Youth Stakes (G2) March 5 and placed on probation through the remainder of the championship meet.

Fishman Asks Court to Focus Sentencing on One Charge

Thu, 2022-03-10 00:52
Dr. Seth Fishman was convicted Feb. 2 on two counts of manufacturing mislabeled and adulterated drugs used to enhance performance in racehorses. His attorney argues both counts are the same crime and that he should be sentenced for only one count.

Judge Denies Blea's Stay Request in License Fight

Thu, 2022-03-10 00:52
Los Angeles County Judge James Chalfant denied a stay request March 9 that could have cleared the way for Dr. Jeff Blea to resume his duties as equine medical director for the California Horse Racing Board, Blea's attorney George Wallace said.

Midnight Bisou 'a Great Mom' of First Foal by Curlin

Thu, 2022-03-10 00:52
Champion Midnight Bisou welcomed her first foal, a colt by leading sire Curlin, Feb. 12 at Hill 'n' Dale at Xalapa. The daughter of Midnight Lute will be bred to Tapit for 2023.

Roger James Secures Top Lot on Day 3 at Karaka Sale

Thu, 2022-03-10 00:52
Roger James was dreaming of Cox Plate (G1) glory after paying US$613,930 for a 'faultless' colt by The Autumn Sun at the New Zealand Bloodstock Karaka Yearling Sale during the last of three Book 1 sessions, which saw trade surge.

Colonial Downs Announces $3.5 Million Stakes Schedule

Thu, 2022-03-10 00:52
Colonial Downs Racing Presented by Woodford Reserve kicks off its 27-day 'More Racing, More Money, and More Fun' Thoroughbred racing season July 11, unveiling a $3.5 million stakes schedule highlighted by the 19th running of the Virginia Derby (G3).

Del Mar Releases $8.275 Million Stakes Schedule

Thu, 2022-03-10 00:52
As part of its upwards flow of positives for the summer 2022 race meet, Del Mar has unveiled an enhanced stakes schedule that features 39 stakes with more than half of them boosted above their 2021 purse numbers.

Sir Robert Ogden Dies at 86

Thu, 2022-03-10 00:52
Sir Robert Ogden, whose famous mauve and pink checked silks were carried to success over jumps by such stars as Voy Por Ustedes and Exotic Dancer before he switched his attention successfully to the flat, has died at the age of 86.

American Horses Delayed in Return From Saudi Arabia

Thu, 2022-03-10 00:52
Transportation issues delay return of American horses from Saudi Arabia—trainers not concerned for their welfare but eager to get them back in training.

Kisses for Emily First B-T Winner for Union Jackson

Wed, 2022-03-09 00:52
Kisses for Emily became the first black type winner for her sire Union Jackson when she surged to a one-length victory March 8 in the $100,000 Society Hill Stakes at Parx Racing.

Espinoza Fined for Riding Crop Use on Express Train

Wed, 2022-03-09 00:52
Victor Espinoza, who rode C R K's Express Train to a head victory in the $651,000 Santa Anita Handicap (G1) March 5, was one of five riders sanctioned by Santa Anita Park stewards for riding crop violations on the stakes-laden Saturday program.

Scratches Hit Parx Stakes Hard Due to EHV-1 Positive

Wed, 2022-03-09 00:52
The Pennsylvania track has quarantined two barns after a horse showing neurological symptoms March 6 was euthanized and had one test show positive for equine herpesvirus-1. Other tests and a necropsy are being conducted to verify.

Baker Fined, Suspended for Drug Positive at Churchill

Wed, 2022-03-09 00:52
Trainer Jimmy Baker has begun serving a 15 day-suspension after a post-race test indicated Fed Money tested positive for metformin after winning the 10th race at Churchill Downs Nov. 4.

Forbidden Kingdom, Echo Zulu Favored in Future Wagers

Wed, 2022-03-09 00:52
The fourth of five pools for the Kentucky Derby Future Wager is set for its three-day stand March 11-13 with San Felipe Stakes (G2) winner Forbidden Kingdom tabbed as the 5-1 favorite in the field of 24 betting interests.

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