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Youth ultimately conquered experience as Kyprios narrowly defeated fellow 4-year-old Mojo Star by half a length, with history seeking 8-year-old Stradivarius a further three-quarter lengths behind in third in the Gold Cup (G1).
The tenacious effort from Magical Lagoon in the June 16 Ribblesdale Stakes (G2) was Jessica Harrington's third Royal Ascot success.
The California Horse Racing Board unanimously approved a proposal from stakeholders June 16 to fund the state's $1.45 million Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority assessment via in-state advance deposit wagering access fees.
Woodbine announced June 16 the appointment of LNJ Foxwoods' Jaime Roth to its board of directors.
The Commonwealth Cup (G1) has moved on from being racing's new big thing. It is legitimately running with the Classics now as a vital group 1 for 3-year-olds.
The highly touted and impressive juvenile Inspiral returns from a lengthy layoff to tackle One Thousand Guineas (G1) winner Cachet and French One Thousand Guineas (G1) captress Mangoustine in the June 17 Coronation Stakes (G1).
The Ridler sprang the biggest surprise in the history of the Norfolk Stakes (G2) June 16 during Royal Ascot when running out a 50-1 winner of the juvenile contest before surviving a stewards' inquiry to keep the prize.
Breeders’ Cup announced a multi-year agreements with ITV, Sky Sports Racing and Racing TV to continue live broadcast and digital coverage of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships in the U.K. and Ireland.
The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame will play host to "Celebrating Sanctuary: Saratoga's Thoroughbred Aftercare," an event that will bring awareness to therapy horses and Thoroughbred retirement on Saturday, June 18.
A globetrotting campaign encompassing an across-the-channel journey to Deauville, a trip down the road to Newmarket, and a stateside mission to Keeneland awaits Saffron Beach after her impressive victory in the June 15 Duke of Cambridge Stakes (G2).
It takes some doing to have more pre-race confidence than four-time Queen Mary Stakes (G2)-winning trainer Wesley Ward and Karl Burke's unrelenting belief in star filly Dramatised was justified with a scintillating success.
Russell Drake managed Martin and Pam Wygod's California-based River Edge Farm for 43 years, overseeing such stallions as Bertrando, Pirate's Bounty, Benchmark, and Tribal Rule.
A shedrow of a barn at Horseshoe Indianapolis, formerly Indiana Grand, has been placed under quarantine after two horses stabled there tested positive for strangles, according to the track's general manager, Eric Halstrom.
The victory by Flightline in the Hill 'n' Dale Metropolitan Handicap (G1) displayed the sizzle in the older dirt male ranks. The June 18 Salvator Mile Stakes (G3) at Monmouth Park will serve as a reminder of the depth and talent in the division.
Likely favorite in the Ribblesdale Stakes (G2) is the 3-year-old filly Sea Silk Road, who is trained by William Haggas.
A year ago, Kentucky-based trainer Brad Cox brought Mandaloun to Monmouth Park, winning both the TVG.com Pegasus Stakes and TVG.com Haskell Stakes (G1) there, the latter by disqualification.
Three stakes worth a combined $425,000 highlight the 2022 Los Angeles County Fair meet at Los Alamitos. The nine-day season will begin Saturday, June 25, and continue through Sunday, July 10.
With that distinctive white blaze shaped like a reverse question mark, the green-suited villain of many a Batman story over the past 60 years was the obvious inspiration for the naming of Bradley's Norfolk Stakes (G2) contender.
New York Gaming Commission member Peter Moschetti Jr. has affirmed a voided claim of the horse Battalion in a race May 28 at Belmont Park in response to an appeal of the stewards' decision.
There is no disguising trainer Dave Loughnane's excitement as he prepares to saddle Norfolk Stakes (G2) favorite Walbank, who debuted at Ascot in May.