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Forecasted high temperatures in Cincinnati are expected to reach the mid-90s on both days. The track last week canceled racing for three days—June 14-16—due to the excessive heat those days.
Juveniles Mo Strike, a half brother to grade 3 winner Dynamic Impact, Vedareo, a half sister to grade 1 winner Vequist, and $550,000 yearling purchase Major Dude won first time out this week.
The three-member panel charged with determining the final status of NYRA's suspension of trainer Bob Baffert has yet to deliver its ruling as it weighs through a lengthy list of exceptions filed by the Hall of Fame trainer's defense team.
Officials at Arena Racing Company, which stages four fixtures June 25 including the high-profile Northumberland Plate card at Newcastle Racecourse, were on Monday awaiting details on how a national rail strike might impact their meetings.
Danny Rolston has been appointed as the Hong Kong Jockey Club's executive manager of international sales and owners advisory services. The new position marks the end of Rolston's almost 20-year association with New Zealand Bloodstock.
Currently sitting at 5,998 wins, jockey Deshawn Parker will soon achieve a milestone not many have accomplished. He reflects on his father Daryl Parker's influence, being an African American jockey, and his love for the game.
Multiple grade 1 winner Beach Patrol was represented by his first winner when his son Rise Zone won at second asking June 13 in a 1,400 meter 2-year-olds conditions contest on the dirt at Kawasaki Racecourse.
The Maryland Horse Foundation announces the launch of a newly designed website. The refreshed website features a sortable directory connecting users to a variety of resources in addition to an events calendar tracking Maryland Horse happenings.
Santa Anita Park’s record is highlighted by a 62.5% improvement over the previous year from Dec. 26, 2021, through closing day June 19, 2022, with three racing fatalities from over 4,800 starters.
It is time for the Kentucky Race Track Chaplaincy Annual Golf Scramble. KRTC scramble's mission is to minister to the fundamental and spiritual needs of the horsemen and women working at racetracks and training centers in Kentucky and Southern Ohio.
Vice president of strategic initiatives and legislative affairs Vince Gabbert has left Keeneland to follow endeavors outside of the company.
The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association announced June 20 that the 37th annual TOBA national awards dinner will be held Sept. 10 at Keeneland. The event honors owners and breeders from 21 different states and Canada.
Appointed chairman of the board for the New York Racing Association at the end of 2021, Holliday brings to the position the kind of racing and business experience that is vital for NYRA as it faces a crucial period.
Phil D’Amato’s sensational Santa Anita Park meet was capped by a win in the final race of the day June 19 in the $100,000 American Stakes (G3T) with Hong Kong Harry.
Valor Farm's Bradester was represented by his first black-type stakes winner June 19, when Come to the Party sprinted home in wire-to-wire fashion in the Pan Zareta division of the Texas Stallion Stakes at Lone Star Park.
Reeves Thoroughbred Racing's Dakota Gold won his seasonal debut in the $150,000 Spectacular Bid division of the New York Stallion Stakes June 19 at Belmont Park. Fifth last out in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf (G1T), he was the 1-2 favorite.
Santa Anita's 18-day Autumn meet, which begins Friday, Sept. 30, will be highlighted by 26 stakes, 15 of them graded. Overnight purses remain the same as last year.
The first race for the June 22 nine-race program at Churchill Downs has been changed from 12:45 p.m. to 10:30 a.m. in anticipation of expected hot temperatures in the Louisville area later that day. The final race of the day will now be 2:20 p.m.
Juddmonte’s 2021 Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Mandaloun continued his serious preparations for the July 2 $750,000 Stephen Foster Stakes (G2) with a swift six-furlong move the morning of June 19 at Churchill Downs.
Hollie Doyle recorded the biggest success of her career as Nashwa landed the Prix de Diane Longines (G1) at Chantilly June 19.