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Greyvitos Overcomes Challenges to Win Springboard Mile

Blood-Horse | 21 mins ago
Greyvitos took the challenges presented at Remington Park and put any doubts away in a 2 1/4-length victory. Read More...

Cosmic Burst dominates Trapeze Stakes

DRF | 1 hour ago
Cosmic Burst dominated the $100,000 Trapeze for 2-year-old fillies Sunday at Remington Park to give her trainer, Donnie Von Hemel, a third stakes win on the final program of the meet. Read More...

Greyvitos earns 10 Kentucky Derby points with Springboard win

DRF | 1 hour ago
Greyvitos swept up the lion’s share of the final Kentucky Derby points available in 2017 on Sunday when he overcame post 12 to win the $400,000 Springboard Mile by 2 1/4 lengths over favorite Combatant at Remington Park. Read More...

Ready to Confess surges in She’s All In

DRF | 3 hours ago
Ready to Confess gave her trainer, Donnie Von Hemel, a unique stakes win at Remington Park on Sunday when she won a race named for his former trainee, the millionaire She’s All In. Read More...

Ben’s Cat Named Vox Populi Winner

Blood-Horse | 3 hours ago
The late Ben’s Cat, four-time Maryland Horse of the Year, has been awarded the 2017 Secretariat Vox Populi Award, or “Voice of the People,” with record-breaking voter participation. Read More...

Trainer Miller gets boost from Family Girl

DRF | 4 hours ago
Family Girl provided a much-needed boost for trainer Peter Miller’s stable after the 2-year-old filly won a $32,000 claimer at 5 1/2 furlongs in Sunday’s first race at Los Alamitos. Read More...

Colonist works six furlongs in Malibu Stakes prep

DRF | 5 hours ago
Colonist, who finished third in the Grade 3 La Jolla Handicap on turf at Del Mar in August, worked six furlongs in 1:13.80 Saturday for a scheduled start in the Grade 1 Malibu Stakes at Santa Anita on Dec. 26. Read More...

Intimidate points to Golden Gate, Santa Anita stakes

DRF | 5 hours ago
Intimidate will be considered for stakes at Golden Gate Fields or Santa Anita after winning for the third time in his four-race career in Saturday’s $100,000 King Glorious Stakes at Los Alamitos. Read More...

Aqua Bel Sar Takes NYSS Great White Way

Blood-Horse | 5 hours ago
Ryan Racing's Aqua Bel Sar capitalized on being part of the pace scenario to capture the $150,000 New York Stallion Series Great White Way Stakes for juveniles at 37-1 Dec. 17 at Aqueduct Racetrack. Read More...

Tilla Cat leads Fincher sweep in NM Racing Commission Handicap

DRF | 5 hours ago
Tilla Cat led a Todd Fincher-trained sweep of the top three spots in the $85,000 New Mexico State Racing Commission Handicap on Sunday at Sunland Park. Read More...

Aqua Bel Sar (37-1) makes it two straight NYSS upsets

DRF | 6 hours ago
One day after Aunt Babe recorded a 39-1 upset in the Fifth Avenue division for 2-year-old fillies, Aqua Bel Sar on Sunday pulled off a 37-1 upset in Sunday’s $150,000 Great White Way division for 2-year-old males. Read More...

Trainer Ellis fined $10,000, suspended 60 days

DRF | 6 hours ago
Trainer Ron Ellis has been fined $10,000 and suspended 60 days after the banned steroid stanozolol was found in a post-race test taken from Masochistic after a second-place finish in the Breeders’ Cup Sprint at Santa Anita in November 2016. Read More...

Oppenheim: Records Set at European Mixed Sales

Blood-Horse | 7 hours ago
Between 2013 and 2016, the number of North American and European yearlings that made 1 million or more (of resepective currency) varied between 23 (in 2013) and 19 (in 2016). Read More...

Ellis Suspended, Fined for Masochistic BC Drug Positive

Blood-Horse | 7 hours ago
The California Horse Racing Board has suspended trainer Ron Ellis 60 days and fined him $10,000 for a drug violation with Masochistic in the 2016 TwinSpires Breeders Cup Sprint (G1). Read More...

Cooptado to skip Louisiana Stakes

DRF | 8 hours ago
Cooptado, winner of the Tenacious Stakes on Saturday, won’t run back in the Louisiana Stakes and will be pointed to longer dirt races next year, trainer Tom Morley told Fair Grounds publicit Read More...

Seeking the Soul heading to Pegasus, Forever Unbridled on hold

DRF | 8 hours ago
Seeking the Soul worked a half-mile in 49.40 seconds Sunday morning at Fair Grounds and will make his next start Jan. 27 in the Pegasus World Cup, trainer Dallas Stewart said. Read More...

Principe Guilherme to makes stakes debut in Lecomte

DRF | 8 hours ago
Principe Guilherme, the very promising 2-year-old, will make his stakes debut Jan. 13 at Fair Grounds in the Lecomte Stakes, according to trainer Steve Asmussen. Read More...

Gun Runner sharp in five-furlong Pegasus workout

DRF | 8 hours ago
Gun Runner stepped up his preparation for the Pegasus World Cup on Jan. 27 at Gulfstream Park with a five-furlong workout Sunday at Fair Grounds. Read More...

Gun Runner sharp in five-furlong Pegasus workout

DRF | 8 hours ago
Gun Runner stepped up his preparation for the Pegasus World Cup on Jan. 27 at Gulfstream Park with a five-furlong workout Sunday at Fair Grounds. Read More...

Danon Premium Wins Asahi Hai Futurity

Blood-Horse | 9 hours ago
Danon Premium (JPN) remained undefeated with a dominating, 3 1/2-length victory in the Asahi Hai Futurity Stakes (G1) Dec. 17 at Hanshin Racecourse. Read More...

Gun Runner, Seeking the Soul Work Toward Pegasus

Blood-Horse | 9 hours ago
Breeders' Cup Classic (G1) winner Gun Runner picked up the pace in his Dec. 17 workout at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, motoring five furlongs in 1:00 4/5 in his preparation for the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes (G1) Jan. 27. Read More...

Mr PYC to You (60-1) makes history in Champion of Champions

DRF | 9 hours ago
Mr PYC to You scored the biggest upset in the history of the $750,000 Champion of Champions at Los Alamitos on Saturday, catching 6-5 favorite Heza Dasha Fire in the final 40 yards for an upset win at 60-1. Read More...

Mr PYC to You (60-1) makes history in Champion of Champions

DRF | 9 hours ago
Mr PYC to You scored the biggest upset in the history of the $750,000 Champion of Champions at Los Alamitos on Saturday, catching 6-5 favorite Heza Dasha Fire in the final 40 yards for an upset win at 60-1. Read More...

Bernier: How I’ll play Aqueduct for Sunday, Dec. 17

DRF | 14 hours ago
Daily Racing Form writer Matt Bernier looks at Sunday's card at Aqueduct. Read More...

You Drive I Fly rolls in LQHBA Louisiana Million

DRF | 16 hours ago
You Drive I Fly improved his career record to 4 for 5 Saturday night when he darted to a length win over Shesa Diamond Diva in the $1 million LQHBA Louisiana Million at Evangeline Downs. Read More...

Mo Cash, Tricks to Doo Impress at Tampa Bay Downs

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Marco Thoroughbred Corp.'s Mo Cash battled favored Three Rules in the stretch and prevailed by three-quarters of a length in the $125,000 FTBOA Marion County Florida Sire Stakes at Tampa Bay Downs Dec. 16.  Read More...

Intimidate Digs in Late to Win King Glorious

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Under jockey Mike Smith for the first time, Intimidate set the pace early in the one-mile King Glorious for California-bred juveniles, turned back a challenge from Lucky Romano in the stretch, and gamely pulled away late to win by 1 1/4 lengths. Read More...

Cooptado shows old form in Tenacious Stakes

DRF | 1 day ago
Cooptado reached back to deep roots on dirt, winning the $74,250 Tenacious Stakes by a nose over Shut the Box on Saturday at Fair Grounds. Earlier on the card, Imma Bling topped a $2,106.70 trifecta in the Bonapaw Stakes. Read More...

Intimidate easily transitions to dirt in King Glorious

DRF | 1 day ago
The California-bred colt Intimidate won his first stakes in Saturday’s $100,000 King Glorious Stakes for 2-year-olds at Los Alamitos, racing away from Golden Gate Fields, and its synthetic surface, for the first time. Read More...

Dimension rebounds at a big price in Buddy Diliberto Memorial

DRF | 1 day ago
Dimension turned back the clock Saturday at Fair Grounds, winning for the first time since July 2016 when he captured the $75,000 Buddy Diliberto Stakes. One race later, She's Pretty Lucky scored in the Letellier Memorial Stakes. Read More...

Aunt Babe Upsets NYSS Fifth Avenue Stakes

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Louis Ferrari's homebred Aunt Babe nosed out grade 2 winner Pure Silver to take the $150,000 New York Stallion Series Fifth Avenue Stakes Dec. 16 at odds of 39-1. Read More...

‘Cowboy’ Possible for Pegasus After Harlan’s Holiday

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
After Fear the Cowboy rallied for a 2 1/4-length victory in Saturday's test, trainer Efren Loza Jr. said the multiple graded stakes winner could be available to a Pegasus World Cup (G1) stakeholder looking for a contender to run in the Jan. 27 event. Read More...

Shakhimat Gets Back to Best Form in Tropical Turf

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Under heady handling from jockey Edgard Zayas, Shakhimat took over on the backstretch after racing off a tepid early pace and had plenty left to turn back Galton and stablemate Tower of Texas late in the Tropical Turf Stakes (G3T). Read More...

Mt Veeder tops Evans-trained trifecta in KLAQ Handicap

DRF | 1 day ago
Mt Veeder led a Justin Evans-trained sweep of the top three spots in the $65,000 KLAQ Handicap on Saturday at Sunland Park, where he outran stablemates Concord Fast and Redneck Humor. Read More...

Giada Vegas gets first stakes win in Blushing K.D.

DRF | 1 day ago
Giada Vegas won her fourth race in a row while notching her first stakes victory when she rallied from last under Corey Lanerie to win the $74,250 Blushing K.D. Stakes on Saturday at Fair Grounds. Read More...

Giada Vegas gets first stakes win in Blushing K.D.

DRF | 1 day ago
Giada Vegas won her fourth race in a row while notching her first stakes victory when she rallied from last under Corey Lanerie to win the $74,250 Blushing K.D. Stakes on Saturday at Fair Grounds. Read More...

Lewis Bay So Fresh, So Good in Rampart Stakes

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
In the $100,000 Rampart Stakes (G3) at Gulfstream Park Dec. 16 , Lewis Bay provided a refresher course on her ability when she turned back even-money favorite Curlin's Approval to score a 1 1/4-length win in her first start since November of 2016. Read More...

Aunt Babe Upsets NY Stallion Series Stakes

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Louis Ferrari's homebred Aunt Babe nosed out grade 2 winner Pure Silver to take the $150,000 New York Stallion Series Fifth Avenue Stakes Dec. 16 at odds of 39-1. Read More...

Mo Cash Scores Over Three Rules in Marion County FSS

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Marco Thoroughbred Corp.'s Mo Cash battled favored Three Rules in the stretch and prevailed by three-quarters of a length in the $125,000 FTBOA Marion County Florida Sire Stakes at Tampa Bay Downs Dec. 16.  Read More...

Tricks to Doo romps in Inaugural Stakes, Almond Roca takes Sandpiper

DRF | 1 day ago
Tricks to Doo recouped a fraction of his $600,000 purchase price when dominating the 33rd running of the $50,000 Inaugural Stakes, the last of four stakes held Saturday at Tampa Bay Downs in Oldsmar, Fla. Earlier on the card, Almond Roca romped in the Sandpiper Stakes. Read More...

Fear the Cowboy thinks Pegasus after Harlan’s Holiday win

DRF | 1 day ago
Nine months after winning the Grade 3 Skip Away here in impressive fashion, Fear the Cowboy returned to Gulfstream Park and repeated the performance, rallying from far back under Javier Castellano to register a 2 1/4-length decision over a determined Mr. Jordan in Saturday’s Grade 3 Harlan’s Holiday. Read More...

Shakhimat ($25.40) notches upset in Tropical Turf

DRF | 1 day ago
Shakhimat registered his first stakes win in more than 20 months when pulling an 11-1 upset Saturday in the 39th running of the Grade 3, $100,000 Tropical Turf at Gulfstream Park in south Florida. Read More...

Aunt Babe upsets Fifth Avenue

DRF | 1 day ago
Saturday, dismissed at 39-1 – the second longest shot in a six-horse field – Aunt Babe reverted back to her debut, rallying from last under Eric Cancel to nip Pure Silver by a nose in the $150,000 Fifth Avenue division of the New York Stallion Series at Aqueduct. Read More...

Mahoning Valley Increases Purses for 2018

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Mahoning Valley Race Course, in cooperation with the Ohio HBPA, announced a 5-7% purse increase effective Jan. 2. Read More...

Lewis Bay ends hiatus with Rampart victory

DRF | 1 day ago
Lewis Bay grabbed a short advantage over chief rival Curlin’s Approval leaving the starting gate for the $100,000 Rampart, then repulsed several bids from the even-money favorite before taking a 1 1/4-length decision Saturday at Gulfstream Park. Read More...

Mo Cash holds off Three Rules in Marion County Stakes

DRF | 1 day ago
Mo Cash turned the tables on heavily favored Three Rules when holding sway Saturday in the $125,000 Marion County Stakes at Tampa Bay Downs in Oldsmar, Fla. Read More...

Homebred Tap o’ Noth Lands Cape Guineas

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
The well-fancied Tap o' Noth gave trainer Vaughan Marshall his fifth triumph in the 1,600-meter (one mile) Forus Cape Guineas (G1), the start of South Africa's Triple Crown for 3-year-olds. Read More...

Saturday’s TimeformUS Highlight Horse: Valyrian can control the pace on the drop in class

DRF | 1 day ago
I have no major knocks against Gorelli (#7). I’m using the likely favorite, but I want to bet VALYRIAN (#4) at a slightly better price. Read More...

Hersh: How I’ll play Gulfstream for Saturday, Dec. 16

DRF | 2 days ago
Daily Racing Form writer Marcus Hersh looks at Saturday's card at Gulfstream. Read More...