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Goodman Keynote Speaker for Horse Racing Women's Summit

Tue, 2024-07-09 14:47
The Horse Racing Women's Summit is thrilled to announce that Katie Goodman will be the keynote speaker for the 2024 Summit, which will be held Sept. 25-27 in Arcadia, Calif.

Kitasan Black Colt Tops JRHA Sale Weanling Session

Tue, 2024-07-09 14:47
After two of his progeny topped the July 8 yearling session of the Japan Racing Horse Association Select Sale, Kitasan Black delivered a clean sweep July 9 when one of his colts, Hip 364, led the foal session of the two-day sale.

No Movement Among Leaders in NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll

Tue, 2024-07-09 14:47
Racing action this past week resulted in no changes to the top 10 horses ranked in the most recent NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll, which National Treasure leads over Senor Buscador.

Assiniboia Alters Schedule, Stakes Due to Quarantine

Tue, 2024-07-09 14:47
Assiniboia Downs announces a temporary change to its racing schedule for the remainder of the meet due to proactive measures taken in response to a mid-June discovery of equine infectious anemia in a single horse there that resulted in a quarantine.

City of Troy Receives Incentives for California Crown

Tue, 2024-07-09 14:47
1/ST Racing will extend the automatic qualifier, entry, and travel incentives for the inaugural running of the $1 million California Crown (G1) at Santa Anita Park to City of Troy.

Dollars & Sense: Fixed Odds Could Attract New Players

Tue, 2024-07-09 14:47
Dollars & Sense with Frank Angst

Complexion, 10 Others Contest Opening-Day Schuylerville

Tue, 2024-07-09 14:47
Connections familiar to those who follow juveniles at Saratoga will be represented well in the Schuylerville Stakes for 2-year-old fillies.

Saudi Bidding War Sets Record at Fasig-Tipton HORA Sale

Tue, 2024-07-09 14:47
A spirited bidding battle among three Saudi Arabian buyers drove the price of grade 3-placed Informed Patriot to a record $1.55 million during Fasig-Tipton's July Selected Horses of Racing Age Sale held July 8. Prince Saud Bin Salman prevailed.

Power Squeeze Outlasts Sidamara in Del Oaks Thriller

Tue, 2024-07-09 14:47
In a thrilling stretch duel, Power Squeeze used every ounce of her class to squeeze out a nose victory over Sidamara in the $300,000 Delaware Oaks (G3) at Delaware Park July 8.

Trainer Watson Picks Up $400k Colt at Fasig-Tipton Sale

Tue, 2024-07-09 14:47
Dubai-based trainer Doug Watson with Kentucky bloodstock agent Conor Foley went to $400,000 to buy Cats by Five (Hip 454), a 3-year-old Audible colt, for RRR Racing owner Rashid bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, who campaigns Godolphin Mile (G2) winner Isolate.

Hall of Fame Celebrates Saratoga Opening With Events

Tue, 2024-07-09 14:47
The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame will present several events during July to coincide with the Saratoga Race Course meeting, which opens July 11.

Hurricane Beryl Cancels Louisiana Downs Card July 8

Tue, 2024-07-09 14:47
Inclement weather brought by Hurricane Beryl canceled the seven-race Louisiana Downs card July 8.

Familiar Foes Battle in Small Kelso Field at Saratoga

Tue, 2024-07-09 14:47
Mysterious Night, Talk of the Nation, and Carl Spackler meet again July 13 as they battle in a small field for graded stakes glory in the $175,000 Kelso Stakes (G3T) at Saratoga Race Course.

Promising Juveniles Look to Build on Success in Sanford

Tue, 2024-07-09 14:47
If history means anything, then all eyes should be on Mo Plex, who will have Irad Ortiz Jr. in the irons. Ortiz won three of the last six editions of the Sanford.

Ohio Converts Fall Sale to Online Auction

Mon, 2024-07-08 14:44
The online only auction is a first for the Ohio Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners.

Canterbury Park to Induct Hall of Fame Class July 12

Mon, 2024-07-08 14:44
The Canterbury Park Hall of Fame's newest members, breeders Cheryl Sprick and Richard Bremer and Minnesota-bred Thoroughbred racehorse Hot Shot Kid, will be inducted during a ceremony July 12 at the Shakopee racetrack.

Godolphin, Ortiz Jr., Asmussen Lead First Half of 2024

Mon, 2024-07-08 14:44
Godolphin, Irad Ortiz Jr., Steve Asmussen, and Mystik Dan lead their respective categories in earnings through the first half of 2024, according to Equibase statistics.

Share in Stallion Zarak Offered in Arqana Pop-Up Sale

Mon, 2024-07-08 14:44
Arqana Online will hold a pop-up sale July 12 that will offer a share in the Aga Khan Studs stallion Zarak. Bidding will take place between 5-6 p.m. French Time, with registration for bidding already open on Arqana's website.

Playfly Sports to Handle Ticket Sales for New Belmont

Mon, 2024-07-08 14:44
The New York Racing Association announced July 8 a three-year partnership with Playfly Sports to serve as the sponsorship sales, premium hospitality, and ticket partner for the new Belmont Park.

Kitasan Black Colt Posts Record Price for JRHA Yearling

Mon, 2024-07-08 14:44
The Japan Racing Horse Association reported its opening July 8 session was "stronger than expected," as the yearling session of the JRHA yearling and foal sale saw records fall in gross and average, topped by a sale-record price for a yearling.

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