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Trainer Ron McAnally will be honored this weekend with the prestigious Pincay Award, bestowed annually to an individual who has served horse racing with "integrity, extraordinary dedication, determination and distinction."
Trainer Wesley Ward said two-time Group 1 winner Campanelle will race next in Kentucky Downs' Ladies Sprint (G3T), a move that will trigger a purse increase for the Sept. 10 race.
The Jockey Club announced Aug. 26 the election of six new members: Len Coleman, Dr. Nancy Cox, Marc Holliday, Kosta Hronis, W. Gray Lyster IV, and David O'Farrell.
Longtime regulatory veterinarian Dr. Mary Scollay criticized a practicing veterinarian's practices in prescribing a betamethasone-containing ointment to treat Medina Spirit leading up to the 2021 Kentucky Derby (G1).
The Breeders' Cup announced Aug. 25 the launch of "Breeders' Cup En Vivo," an all-Spanish digital series covering three upcoming Breeders' Cup Challenge Series: Win and You're In races.
Hall of Fame jockey John Velazquez gets his 1,000th career win at Saratoga Race Course, the only rider to ever get to that mark. The milestone came Aug. 25 when he rode Precursory to victory in the eighth race.
Del Mar will present the richest stakes schedule in its nine-year history featuring 13 major stakes, nine of them graded, worth a total of $2.45 million. The season kicks off on Friday, Nov. 11 and goes through Sunday, Dec. 4.
Trainer Rudy Rodriguez knows better than to take anything for granted. Especially at Saratoga Race Course.
Trainer Brad Cox said 4-year-old Mandaloun may have a work in the next week or so. He hasn't been seen since running fourth in the San Diego Handicap (G2) at Del Mar July 30.
The stallions owned by Jeff and Stacy Jeans will stand at Solitude Thoroughbreds near Fort Worth, Texas.
Thoroughbred Charities of America announced Aug. 25 that grants totaling nearly $783,000 were awarded this year. Ultimately, 74 organizations were approved for a grant.
There was plenty for trainer Ben Colebrook to like about American Blaze's dazzling 17-length win in his career debut July 30 at Ellis Park. But just how good is the Kentucky-bred son of American Freedom?
FanDuel Group, the premier online gaming company in North America, announced Aug. 25 its intent to launch FanDuel TV which will include a broadly distributed linear cable television network, and its new OTT platform to be known as FanDuel+.
Channel Maker, trained by Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott, will run in Saratoga's Sword Dancer (G1T) for the fifth time Aug. 27. He won the race in 2020.
Artorius is not just a son of Arrogate. The 3-year-old has a bond with his late daddy by trying to follow in his sire's famous hoofprints in a rather remarkable way.
Marion Ravenwood, dam of multiple grade 1 winner Nest, and Callingmissbrown, dam of 2022 Belmont Stakes (G1) winner Mo Donegal, have been entered in the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale.
Trainer William Haggas has revealed the unbeaten Baaeed will appear on the second day of the Henry Cecil Open Weekend at the gallops event on Warren Hill, which starts at 8 a.m. Sept. 18.
Fasig-Tipton has cataloged 65 entries for its August Digital Selected Sale. Bidding is officially open and will close Aug. 30, at 2 p.m. ET.
Positive feedback during a recent consultation process has prompted the Jockey Club to submit its plans for the redevelopment of the Racecourse Side area of the town in Newmarket, which includes a new all-weather racecourse and training facility.
The Gainesway grade 1-winning sire by Bernstein hails from the rich family of champion Miesque.