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Rock N Rye seeking redemption in Royal Owl

DRF | 53 mins ago
Rock N Rye won the Graduation Stakes for statebreds at 5 1/2 furlongs in his stakes debut on Aug. 8 at Del Mar and lost the I'm Smokin Stakes by 3 1/2 lengths to Joker Boy. Rock N Rye has an outstanding chance for a second stakes win in Sunday's $75,000 Royal Owl Stakes for statebreds at 5 1/2 furlongs at Los Alamitos. Read More...

Cooper loaded in all three closing-day stakes at Emerald

DRF | 1 hour ago
Trainer Kay Cooper will try to close out the 2021 meet in style with serious chances in two of the three closing-day stakes at Emerald Downs Sunday. Read More...

Yonkers: Analysis for Saturday 9/25

DRF | 1 hour ago
Matt Rose's analysis of the Saturday 9/25 card at Yonkers Raceway. Read More...

Experience in short supply for Aspirant, Lady Finger

DRF | 1 hour ago
There are good-sized fields in the co-featured $116,242 Aspirant Stakes and $117,036 Lady Finger Stakes for New York-bred juveniles on Monday at Finger Lakes – and both are wide open. Several maidens or debut starters are in play in the two races, with... Read More...

One-day Fasig-Tipton California yearling sale back at Pomona

DRF | 2 hours ago
The yearling sale market shifts ever so briefly to Southern California on Tuesday for the one-day Fasig-Tipton California yearling sale that will be conducted at Fairplex in Pomona for the first time since 2019. Read More...

Woodbine Mohawk Park: 2021 Mohawk Million truly a North American melting pot

DRF | 2 hours ago
The second Mohawk Million, scheduled for Saturday night, is a victory for the breed before the horses go behind the gate. In spite of a rocky start that began during the pandemic-ridden 2020 debut, the Mohawk Million's follow-up field of 10 at Woodbine Mohawk Park suggests not only that the sport has gotten it right, but the quality and quantity of the best freshmen the sport has to offer arrives from various locales once thought to be far removed from elite status. Read More...

Woodbine, Mohawk Million hit the mark for Lawson in 2021

DRF | 2 hours ago
The road traveled when attempting to create reality from a vision is often littered with obstacles. For Woodbine CEO Jim Lawson, the Mohawk Million concept, now in its second year, is starting to deliver on the premise of bringing together the best 2-y... Read More...

Hawthorne Harness: Over $1 Million in Purses on the line for Illinois Night of Champions

DRF | 2 hours ago
The best in the state of Illinois will be taking to the track on Saturday night (9/25) at Hawthorne Race Course for the Night of Champions. Horses have been compiling points throughout the season, leading to the meet finale as 11 stakes races will be ... Read More...

Famed, a half-sister to Essential Quality, will make debut

DRF | 3 hours ago
Surely she doesn't know it, but a filly named Famed will be carrying very high expectations Sunday when making her career debut in the eighth race at Churchill. Read More...

Drury, others must decide between Lukas Classic or Ack Ack

DRF | 3 hours ago
They don't enter for the final two stakes of the September meet at Churchill Downs until Wednesday, so Tommy Drury is giving himself a little more time to think about which Grade 3 race is next for Sprawl. Read More...

Perseverancia must overcome difficult post in allowance

DRF | 3 hours ago
Perseverancia showed lots of ability in her two Woodbine outings, but is she a vulnerable favorite in Sunday's featured allowance going 1 1/16 miles on the inner turf? Read More...

Fact Finding dangerous in second off layoff at Churchill

DRF | 3 hours ago
Fact Finding beat just one in his return to the races last month at Ellis Park, but that's a bit misleading. Not only was the gray gelding making his first start in more than nine months, but he also stumbled badly at the break. The results could be far different when Fact Finding makes his second start off the lengthy layoff Sunday at Churchill Downs. Read More...

Maryland Racing Commission approves tougher corticosteroid regulations

DRF | 4 hours ago
The Maryland Racing Commission has approved a motion to eliminate threshold levels for five corticosteroids after a number of horses tested positive for one of the anti-inflammatory medications, dexamethasone, over the past several months. The move to ... Read More...

Harrah’s Hoosier Park: Training “M’s” seek success on stakes-filled card

DRF | 16 hours ago
Fresh off an impressive victory in the rich Maple Leaf Trot, Lindy The Great will be in search of his second Caesars Trotting Classic Friday night (9/24) at Harrah's Hoosier Park. The 7-year-old drew post 2 in a field of nine going as race 13 on a stakes-filled program. Read More...

Harrah’s Hoosier Park: Training “M’s” seek success on stakes-filled card

DRF | 16 hours ago
Fresh off an impressive victory in the rich Maple Leaf Trot, Lindy The Great will be in search of his second Caesars Trotting Classic Friday night (9/24) at Harrah's Hoosier Park. The 7-year-old drew post 2 in a field of nine going as race 13 on a stakes-filled program. Read More...

Delaware County Fair: Gulf Shores, Winning Ticket, Charlie May among OBC victors

DRF | 17 hours ago
The 2-year-old Ohio pacing star Gulf Shores (Ronnie Wrenn Jr.) remained undefeated thanks to a 1:56 2/5 score in the $132,667 Ohio Breeders Championship for colts and geldings on Thursday at the Delaware County Fair. Read More...

Delaware County Fair: Gulf Shores, Winning Ticket, Charlie May among OBC victors

DRF | 17 hours ago
The 2-year-old Ohio pacing star Gulf Shores (Ronnie Wrenn Jr.) remained undefeated thanks to a 1:56 2/5 score in the $132,667 Ohio Breeders Championship for colts and geldings on Thursday at the Delaware County Fair. Read More...

$145,000 Tapiture colt tops penultimate session at Keeneland September

DRF | 18 hours ago
A $145,000 colt by Tapiture topped the session as the Keeneland September yearling sale continued to post double-digit gains in its penultimate session. Read More...

$145,000 Tapiture colt tops penultimate session at Keeneland September

DRF | 18 hours ago
A $145,000 colt by Tapiture topped the session as the Keeneland September yearling sale continued to post double-digit gains in its penultimate session. Read More...

Delaware County Fair: Little Brown Jug battle goes to Lou’s Pearlman over Perfect Sting

DRF | 18 hours ago
Lou's Pearlman and Perfect Sting locked up in a duel starting at the half in the $397,080 final of the Little Brown Jug for 3-year-old colt and gelding pacers on Thursday afternoon at the Delaware County Fair, and after battling each other, and also a three-wide Whichwaytothebeach for a ways, it would be Lou's Pearlman who got the decision by a nose in 1:52 4/5. Read More...

Delaware County Fair: Little Brown Jug battle goes to Lou’s Pearlman over Perfect Sting

DRF | 18 hours ago
Lou's Pearlman and Perfect Sting locked up in a duel starting at the half in the $397,080 final of the Little Brown Jug for 3-year-old colt and gelding pacers on Thursday afternoon at the Delaware County Fair, and after battling each other, and also a three-wide Whichwaytothebeach for a ways, it would be Lou's Pearlman who got the decision by a nose in 1:52 4/5. Read More...

Delaware County Fair: When Dovescry soars in Miss Versatility final

DRF | 18 hours ago
When Dovescry won four of the six preliminary legs of the Miss Versatility Series for trotting mares at the Meadowlands, and she finished off her dominance of this year's edition of the event by taking the $116,500 final on Thursday at the Delaware County Fair in 1:56 2/5. Read More...

Delaware County Fair: When Dovescry soars in Miss Versatility final

DRF | 18 hours ago
When Dovescry won four of the six preliminary legs of the Miss Versatility Series for trotting mares at the Meadowlands, and she finished off her dominance of this year's edition of the event by taking the $116,500 final on Thursday at the Delaware County Fair in 1:56 2/5. Read More...

Gana con el 30G, septiembre 24, Woodbine

DRF | 20 hours ago
A continuación ofrecemos nuestras selecciones para las carreras del Pick 4 de hoy viernes en Woodbine: Read More...

Gana con el 30G, septiembre 24, Woodbine

DRF | 20 hours ago
A continuación ofrecemos nuestras selecciones para las carreras del Pick 4 de hoy viernes en Woodbine: Read More...

Delaware County Fair: Gingras sweeps Standardbred stakes

DRF | 20 hours ago
Two-year-old colts and geldings on both gaits were in action on Thursday afternoon at the Delaware County Fair in the Standardbred, a Grand Circuit event. Read More...

Delaware County Fair: Gingras sweeps Standardbred stakes

DRF | 20 hours ago
Two-year-old colts and geldings on both gaits were in action on Thursday afternoon at the Delaware County Fair in the Standardbred, a Grand Circuit event. Read More...

Woodbine Mohawk Park: Bax believes Mohawk Million will be a tremendous betting race

DRF | 20 hours ago
Trainer John Bax is predicting Saturday's (Sept. 25) $1 million Mohawk Million at Woodbine Mohawk Park will be incredibly enticing to bettors. Read More...

Woodbine Mohawk Park: Bax believes Mohawk Million will be a tremendous betting race

DRF | 20 hours ago
Trainer John Bax is predicting Saturday's (Sept. 25) $1 million Mohawk Million at Woodbine Mohawk Park will be incredibly enticing to bettors. Read More...

Delaware County Fair: Sunny Crockett shines in Old Oaken Bucket

DRF | 21 hours ago
Sunny Crockett took advantage of a pole position draw and scored a 1:58 2/5 victory in the $87,700 Old Oaken Bucket for 3-year-old colt and gelding trotters on Thursday afternoon at the Delaware County Fair. Read More...

Delaware County Fair: Sunny Crockett shines in Old Oaken Bucket

DRF | 21 hours ago
Sunny Crockett took advantage of a pole position draw and scored a 1:58 2/5 victory in the $87,700 Old Oaken Bucket for 3-year-old colt and gelding trotters on Thursday afternoon at the Delaware County Fair. Read More...

La Carrera del Dia de DRF – 24 de septiembre

DRF | 22 hours ago
DRF presenta La Carrera del Dia, un micro en el que Roberto Rodríguez y Ramón Brito ofrecen sus detallados análisis y pronósticos sobre dicha competencia. Read More...

La Carrera del Dia de DRF – 24 de septiembre

DRF | 22 hours ago
DRF presenta La Carrera del Dia, un micro en el que Roberto Rodríguez y Ramón Brito ofrecen sus detallados análisis y pronósticos sobre dicha competencia. Read More...

DRF’s Horse Racing Playbook for Friday, September 24, 2021

DRF | 22 hours ago
Daily Racing Form has served as the most trusted source of news and information about the sport since 1894, and moving forward we have decided to provide a free daily playbook; something that both hardcore horseplayers and casual observers can reference to get informed of each day's action. Read More...

DRF’s Horse Racing Playbook for Friday, September 24, 2021

DRF | 22 hours ago
Daily Racing Form has served as the most trusted source of news and information about the sport since 1894, and moving forward we have decided to provide a free daily playbook; something that both hardcore horseplayers and casual observers can reference to get informed of each day's action. Read More...

Woodbine Mohawk Park: A Metro Pace dream call for the man behind the mic

DRF | 23 hours ago
Although admittedly it will be much easier said than done, Ken Middleton will, as he always has, call it like it is on Saturday night at Woodbine Mohawk Park. Read More...

Woodbine Mohawk Park: A Metro Pace dream call for the man behind the mic

DRF | 23 hours ago
Although admittedly it will be much easier said than done, Ken Middleton will, as he always has, call it like it is on Saturday night at Woodbine Mohawk Park. Read More...

Freehold: Stakes winner Grace Hill highlights Saturday card

DRF | 23 hours ago
The Homegrown pace for 3-year-old fillies has attracted a field of five to Freehold Raceway this Saturday (September 25). However, one name looms large above the others: Grace Hill. Read More...

Freehold: Stakes winner Grace Hill highlights Saturday card

DRF | 23 hours ago
The Homegrown pace for 3-year-old fillies has attracted a field of five to Freehold Raceway this Saturday (September 25). However, one name looms large above the others: Grace Hill. Read More...

La Guía del Pool para Los Alamitos, Septiembre 24

DRF | 23 hours ago
DRF en Español, entendiendo el compromiso que adoptamos con los hípicos de habla hispana de ofrecerles los mejores productos en nuestro idioma, con el respaldo de las fuentes oficiales que producen tales estadísticas e información, les presentamos La G... Read More...

La Guía del Pool para Los Alamitos, Septiembre 24

DRF | 23 hours ago
DRF en Español, entendiendo el compromiso que adoptamos con los hípicos de habla hispana de ofrecerles los mejores productos en nuestro idioma, con el respaldo de las fuentes oficiales que producen tales estadísticas e información, les presentamos La G... Read More...

Australia: Zaaki, Anamoe heavily favored in pair of Group 1 stakes

DRF | 23 hours ago
Short-priced favorites are expected to dominate Group 1 Australian races in Melbourne and Sydney on Saturday. Read More...

Australia: Zaaki, Anamoe heavily favored in pair of Group 1 stakes

DRF | 23 hours ago
Short-priced favorites are expected to dominate Group 1 Australian races in Melbourne and Sydney on Saturday. Read More...

Harness: Creatine returning to Sugar Valley Farm in 2022

DRF | 23 hours ago
Creatine will be returning to Sugar Valley Farm to stand stud in 2022 after spending the 2021 season in New Zealand at Nevele R. Read More...