Headlines and features from the Thoroughbred industry
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Stonestreet Stables' group 1 winner Campanelle (IRE) has been scratched from the $100,000 TVG Limestone Turf Sprint April 9 at Keeneland.
The New York Racing Association announced April 9 that Saratoga Race Course will open for training April 17, two days after the barn area at the Oklahoma Training Track opens April 15.
Dave Litfin handicaps the April 10 stakes action in Kentucky and Arkansas.
It would seem the deck is stacked against undefeated, all-white filly Sodashi in the 81st running of the Oka Sho (Japanese One Thousand Guineas, G1) April 11 at Hanshin Racecourse.
The Thoroughbred Owner Conference series continued April 6 with a session that focused on strategies for finding Thoroughbred athletes for a racing stable.
As perennial leading trainer Larry Rivelli arrives with 100 horses this week, and with 75 other trainers on deck for the 2021 race season that begins April 30, Arlington International Racecourse has announced its full stakes schedule.
The 11-year-old son of Malibu Moon will stand at Haras Cuatro Piedras. As a sire, he is represented on this year's Road to the Kentucky Derby by O Besos, who closed for third in the Twinspires.com Louisiana Derby (G2).
The champion sprinter is chasing the title of winningest stakes horse at Oaklawn. He'll have to beat several talented racehorses to take his place in Arkansas history.
Martin Keogh will be general manager of the property near Paris, Ky.
Trainer Joe Orseno issued a statement April 8 clarifying the status of his starter Imprimis, who finished second to Bound for Nowhere in the April 3 Shakertown Stakes (G2T) at Keeneland while racing without the anti-bleeding medication Lasix.
Kim Hammond was fined $500 and has begun serving a 15-day suspension after one of her winning horses, Floroplus, tested positive for 3-hydroxylidocaine after a race at Turfway Park last month.
Two horses that shined in the Middle East this winter—Mishriff and Mystic Guide—share the top spot with a rating of 122 in the second edition of the Longines World's Best Racehorse Rankings for 2021.
Even as a deadly pandemic stopped the world in its tracks, the business of horse racing continued—and thankfully, so too did the art of writing about it.
Callan's suspension comes days after he partnered Mighty Giant to win the April 5 Chairman's Trophy (G2) at Sha Tin Racecourse, his 21st winner of the season from 339 rides.
Breeders' Cup, one of Thoroughbred racing's most prestigious international events, today unveiled its official logo for the 2022 Breeders' Cup World Championships, which will be held on Nov. 4 and Nov. 5, at Keeneland.
The Road, presented by Gainesway
Golden Gate Fields will reopen in a limited capacity to fans starting April 16 and continuing for the remainder of the winter/spring meet that runs through to June 13.
Grimthorpe oversaw the racing careers of nearly 100 group 1 winners during his 22-year tenure at Juddmonte.
Hit the Road has done just that for the $300,000 Maker's Mark Mile Stakes (G1T) at Keeneland, where he'll take on Raging Bull, Sacred Life, and Field Pass among eight expected rivals.
This week's schedule of racing coverage on radio and television.