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Red Knobs, Great Escape Lead Overflow Canadian Derby

Fri, 2022-08-19 19:31
In Edmonton at Century Mile, an overflow field of 12, plus one also-eligible, has been entered for the CA$200,000 Canadian Derby (G3), among them the 1-2 finishers from the Manitoba Derby, Red Knobs and Great Escape.

HISA Reaches Out to Labs, States on Anti-Doping Launch

Fri, 2022-08-19 19:31
The Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority continues to take steps toward taking oversight of racing's anti-doping efforts and medication rules.

Golden Rocket Takes Off in NYSSS Statue of Liberty Win

Fri, 2022-08-19 19:31
Robert Lambe and Chad Anshelewitz's Golden Rocket made her stakes debut a winning one in the Aug. 18 $150,000 New York Stallion Stakes Statue of Liberty, a one-mile inner turf test for eligible New York-sired sophomore fillies, at Saratoga.

Baltas Sues CHRB, Seeking More Than $12 Million

Fri, 2022-08-19 19:31
Baltas is seeking damages of more than $12 million for allegedly being denied his right to due process as provided under the United States and California Constitutions.

Lagunes Plays a Big Role on Rich Strike Team

Thu, 2022-08-18 19:27
Normally a jockey, Gabriel Lagunes switches to exercise rider as Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Rich Strike prepares to run in the Travers Stakes (G1) at Saratoga Race Course.

Sanchez-Salomon Seeks First Training Title at Laurel

Thu, 2022-08-18 19:27
When he looks at the standings for Laurel Park's summer meet, which wraps up its 37-day stand this weekend, Rudy Sanchez-Salomon finds himself in excellent company.

Two Grooms Arrested on Narcotics Charges at Saratoga

Thu, 2022-08-18 19:27
Two grooms were arrested on felony charges for the possession of narcotics Aug. 18 at Saratoga Race Course, where members of the Saratoga Springs Police Department's special investigations unit completed a narcotics investigation.

Love Reigns Ready to Rebound in Bolton Landing

Thu, 2022-08-18 19:27
Trainer Wesley Ward, who has won four of the seven runnings of the $150,000 Bolton Landing Stakes, will have two chances to extend his record when saddling Stonestreet Stables' Love Reigns and No Kay Never in the Aug. 21 turf sprint at Saratoga.

With The Moonlight Eyes Third Stakes Win in Lake Placid

Thu, 2022-08-18 19:27
Godolphin's homebred daughter of Frankel last out won the Saratoga Oaks Invitational (G3T) Aug 7. She cuts back from 1 3/16 miles in the Saratoga Oaks to 1 1/16 miles in the Lake Placid (G2T).

Pennsylvania Day at Parx Lures Deep Fields in 13 Races

Thu, 2022-08-18 19:27
The 21st annual Pennsylvania Day at the Races drew 142 entries (including three also-eligibles) for the 13-race progam for Pennsylvania-breds worth over $1 million, including seven $100,000 stakes, to be run on Monday, Aug. 22 at Parx Racing.

The Critical Way Looks to Repeat in Parx Dash Stakes

Thu, 2022-08-18 19:27
The Critical Way will aim to join Pure Sensation and Ben's Cat, both three-time victors in the Parx Dash Stakes, as repeat winners in the race.

Castellano Having a Solid Season at Saratoga

Thu, 2022-08-18 19:27
It's been a gratifying summer so far at Saratoga for Hall of Fame jockey Javier Castellano. The 44-year-old Castellano found the winner's circle for the 20th time this meet when Uncle Water Flow, the even-money favorite, took the opener on Aug. 18.

Jockeys' Guild: Concerns Not Addressed in HISA Rules

Thu, 2022-08-18 19:27
Faced with a July 1 date for implementation of the rules, the Guild's board of directors voted to honor the wishes of its membership and become a plaintiff in a federal lawsuit seeking to enjoin implementation of HISA rules.

Saratoga to Hold Tribute and Fundraiser for Ukraine

Thu, 2022-08-18 19:27
The New York Racing Association will hold a day-long tribute and fundraiser for Ukraine at Saratoga Race Course on Wednesday, Aug. 24, to correspond with the date of Ukraine's declared independence from the former Soviet Union in 1991. 

HISA Submits Proposed Rules on Anti-Doping, Medication

Thu, 2022-08-18 19:27
The board of directors for the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority submitted Aug. 18 its proposed rules for HISA's Anti-Doping and Medication Control Program to the Federal Trade Commission for final approval ahead of a Jan. 1 launch. 

Alpinista Charges Clear in Yorkshire Oaks

Thu, 2022-08-18 19:27
The connections of Alpinista say the 5-year-old will go straight to the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (G1) after her decisive triumph over Cazoo Oaks (G1) winner Tuesday in the Aug. 18 Yorkshire Oaks (G1).

TAA to be Promoted at Ellis Park's Charity Day Aug. 20

Thu, 2022-08-18 19:27
The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance will be promoted at Ellis Park's Charity Day on Saturday, Aug. 20. As Ellis Park winds down its 100th season of racing, the TAA will be recognized alongside three other charities.

Ellis Park Moves Final Two Friday Post Times

Thu, 2022-08-18 19:27
With just six days of racing remaining in the Runhappy Summer Meet, Ellis Park will be moving first post time to 3 p.m. CT on Fridays to allow patrons time to get to the track after work.

Regulators to Consider New Rules for Claiming Races

Thu, 2022-08-18 19:27
Racing regulators next week will consider new rules governing Thoroughbred claiming races, including establishing a one-hour deadline after a race for objections to be raised about a claim as part of an overall effort to reduce transfer delays.

Royal Aclaim Seeks Group 1 Breakthrough in Nunthorpe

Thu, 2022-08-18 19:27
James Tate has warned that Nunthorpe Stakes (G1) red-hot favorite Royal Aclaim could still have plenty of progression to come as she bids to maintain her unbeaten record and give her trainer a "special" breakthrough group 1 success.

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