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Delaware County Fair: Boogie Shuffle goes for the Jug dream

DRF | 23 hours ago
Boogie Shuffle will have to beat the best 3-year-old pacers in North America to win Thursday’s $590,400 Little Brown Jug and owner Bob Tambur wouldn’t want it any other way. Read More...

Hong Kong packages three major stakes for April card

DRF | 1 day ago
The Hong Kong Jockey Club on Tuesday announced the creation of a Group 1 stakes triple-header on April 29 next year. Read More...

Hong Kong packages three major stakes for April card

DRF | 1 day ago
The Hong Kong Jockey Club on Tuesday announced the creation of a Group 1 stakes triple-header on April 29 next year. Read More...

Hong Kong selections for Wednesday, September 20, 2017

DRF | 1 day ago
Happy Valley selections for Wednesday, September 20. Read More...

Hong Kong selections for Wednesday, September 20, 2017

DRF | 1 day ago
Happy Valley selections for Wednesday, September 20. Read More...

Hong Kong to Offer Three Group 1 Races on Single Card

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
For the first time Hong Kong will stage three spring group 1 features on a single day, the Hong Kong Jockey Club announced Sept. 19.  Read More...

TOBA September Member of the Month

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Along with boyhood friend Alan Schubert, Don Robinson races standout turf mare Cambodia, whom he co-bred with late partner Eric Kronfeld of Maverick Productions. Read More...

Point of Entry filly tops CTHS Alberta sale

DRF | 1 day ago
The 2017 Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society (Alberta Division) Thoroughbred sale closed Sunday with solid gains across the board, led by a $45,000 filly by Point of Entry. Read More...

Point of Entry filly tops CTHS Alberta sale

DRF | 1 day ago
The 2017 Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society (Alberta Division) Thoroughbred sale closed Sunday with solid gains across the board, led by a $45,000 filly by Point of Entry. Read More...

Mohawk: Alarm Detector dominates foes in William Wellwood Memorial

DRF | 2 days ago
Alarm Detector backed up his impressive elimination win with a Canadian record 1:52 4/5 triumph in the C$400,000 William Wellwood Memorial final for rookie trotting colts on Monday night at Mohawk Racetrack. Read More...

Mohawk: Alarm Detector dominates foes in William Wellwood Memorial

DRF | 2 days ago
Alarm Detector backed up his impressive elimination win with a Canadian record 1:52 4/5 triumph in the C$400,000 William Wellwood Memorial final for rookie trotting colts on Monday night at Mohawk Racetrack. Read More...

Mohawk: Manchego fights off Phaetosive in Peaceful Way final

DRF | 2 days ago
Manchego is now eight-for-eight in her 2-year-old campaign after fighting off a late rally by Phaetosive to score a stakes record 1:52 4/5 win in the C$375,000 Peaceful Way Stakes final for filly trotters on Monday night at Mohawk Racetrack. Read More...

Mohawk: Manchego fights off Phaetosive in Peaceful Way final

DRF | 2 days ago
Manchego is now eight-for-eight in her 2-year-old campaign after fighting off a late rally by Phaetosive to score a stakes record 1:52 4/5 win in the C$375,000 Peaceful Way Stakes final for filly trotters on Monday night at Mohawk Racetrack. Read More...

Modem Aims to Connect in Lonesome Glory Handicap

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Robert A. Kinsley has been upgrading his racing stable with imported hurdlers, and a key piece of that upgrade, Modem (GB), will have an opportunity to establish his value Sept. 21 in Belmont Park's $150,000 Lonesome Glory Handicap (NSA-1). Read More...

New Plateau: Ami’s Mesa Sets Track Record in Masters

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
After three clear victories at Woodbine, Ami's Mesa found success on the road as well Sept. 18 when she rallied to a one-length victory in the $400,000 Presque Isle Downs Masters Stakes (G2) in Erie, Penn. Read More...

Keeneland September Exceeds 2016 Gross on Seventh Day

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
The buoyant pace continued at the Keeneland September yearling sale when gross sales of $273,298,000 through the Sept. 18 seventh session of the 12-day sale surpassed total sales of $272,890,500 recorded during last year's entire 13-day auction.  Read More...

Harrington: No beating Bit Of A Legend N in Bobby Quillen Memorial

DRF | 2 days ago
Half-mile track specialist Bit Of A Legend N picked up his third six-figure stakes win on a bullring this season when he captured the $150,000 Bobby Quillen Memorial on Monday evening at Harrington Raceway in 1:52 1/5. Read More...

Harrington: No beating Bit Of A Legend N in Bobby Quillen Memorial

DRF | 2 days ago
Half-mile track specialist Bit Of A Legend N picked up his third six-figure stakes win on a bullring this season when he captured the $150,000 Bobby Quillen Memorial on Monday evening at Harrington Raceway in 1:52 1/5. Read More...

Yonkers: Tough night for favorites in New York Sire Stakes

DRF | 2 days ago
Yonkers Raceway Monday night (Sept. 18th) hosted the $157,600 New York Sire Stakes Lew Barasch Trot for 2-year-old colts and geldings. The race again honored the memory of ‘Tootie,’ the iconic Hall of Fame harness publicist from the sport's golden age. A pair of equally-parsed, $78,800 divisions comprised the event, which, as it turned out, was not for the squeamish. Read More...

Ami’s Mesa sets track record in Presque Isle Masters

DRF | 2 days ago
Ami's Mesa cut back in distance to put her unbeaten season on the line in Monday night's Grade 2, $400,000 Presque Isle Masters, and she needed almost every inch of the ground to win. Read More...

Modem Aims to Connect in Lonesome Glory Handicap

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Robert A. Kinsley has been upgrading his racing stable with imported hurdlers, and a key piece of that upgrade, Modem (GB), will have an opportunity to establish his value Sept. 21 in Belmont Park's $150,000 Lonesome Glory Handicap (NSA-1). Read More...

Keeneland September: Monday session pushes gross past last year’s total

DRF | 2 days ago
Book 4 of the Keeneland September yearling sale kicked off on Monday, and the session pushed the cumulative gross past last year’s final total, led by a $350,000 colt from the first crop of Cairo Prince. Read More...

Untamed Domain Grinds Out Summer Stakes Victory

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Untamed Domain, an Animal Kingdom 2-year-old colt trained by Graham Motion for West Point Thoroughbreds, sat off the pace and finished with enough in the tank to run down Hemp Hemp Hurray in the Summer Stakes (G2T) at Woodbine Sept. 17. Read More...

Remembering Penny Chenery

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Industry leaders remember Chenery's success, her heart, and her commitment to racing. Read More...

First Winners for Duke of Mischief, Despite the Odds

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Duke of Mischief's son Mr. G T brought his sire his first victory with a score at Gulfstream Park, while Despite the Odds earned his first win as a stallion when Fenton's Four won at even money at Laurel Park. Read More...

Capla Temptress Earns Breeders’ Cup Berth in Natalma

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Exploding down the stretch while coming from well off the pace, Irish-bred invader Capla Temptress took the $250,000 Natalma Stakes (G1T) Sept. 17 in her North American debut, stamping her ticket to the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf. Read More...

Stardoza Becomes Data Link’s First Black-type Winner

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Claiborne Farm's freshman sire Data Link got his first black-type stakes winner Sept. 17 when his daughter Stardoza won the Mrs. Henry D. Paxson Memorial Stakes at Presque Isle Downs. Read More...

Strong Market Continues Through Keeneland Book 3

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Book 3 of the Keeneland September yearling sale closed Sept. 17 with the headliner a half brother to recent Saratoga Special Stakes Presented by Coors Light (G2) winner Copper Bullet for $625,000 to Steven W. Young, agent. Read More...

Nominations Being Accepted for Pete Pedersen Award

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
The deadline to nominate a steward for the Racing Officials Accreditation Program (ROAP) 2017 Pete Pedersen Award, which is awarded to stewards who have served the sport of horse racing with distinction, is Oct. 15, 2017.  Read More...

SSO Valor, Two Riders Earn T.I.P. Awards

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
The Jockey Club Thoroughbred Incentive Program (T.I.P.) Sept. 18 announced the recipients of its two non-competition awards, the T.I.P. Thoroughbred of the Year Award and the T.I.P. Young Rider of the Year Award, for 2017. Read More...

Woodbine Plans Aftercare Day on Oct. 15

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) announced today that Woodbine Entertainment will host TAA Day on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2017, coinciding with the grade 1 Pattison Canadian International at Woodbine.   Read More...

ABR’s Pedulla: Chenery Inspired Young Women

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Chenery understood her place in racing history as the breeder and owner of 1973 Triple Crown winner Secretariat. She was understandably proud of that. Read More...

Baffert Sees ‘Big Improvements’ in Arrogate

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Traveling over the Santa Anita Park main track by himself the morning of Sept. 18, Arrogate, with Rafael Bejarano aboard, worked a half-mile in :49 3/5, cutting splits of :12 2/5 and :25 1/5 before galloping out to five furlongs in 1:02 3/5.  Read More...

One Final Party For Penny and a Fond Farewell

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Steve Haskin shares fond memories of Penny Chenery and Secretariat. Read More...

Cathryn Sophia, Her Emmynency to Keeneland November

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Longines Kentucky Oaks (G1) winner Cathryn Sophia and Her Emmynency, winner of the Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup (G1T) at Keeneland, have been consigned by Bedouin Bloodstock to Keeneland's 2017 November breeding stock sale, which begins Nov. 7. Read More...

Big Keeneland Yearling Pinhook Return for Imagine…

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
When trainer John Servis purchased a Malibu Moon colt for $85,000 at the Keeneland September yearling sale Sept. 17, the transaction yielded a large profit for Florida-based Imagine... Read More...

World Approval Cracks NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
The NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll released Sept. 18 shows little change in the top 10 for horses of all ages, except for World Approval sliding in the 10th hole after winning the Ricoh Woodbine Mile (G1T) at Woodbine. Read More...

Ryan Buys a ‘Very Special’ Cairo Prince Colt

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Agent Mike Ryan, the current second-leading buyer at the Keeneland September yearling sale, could barely contain his excitement over a Cairo Prince colt he bought for $350,000 during the Sept. 18 first session of Book 4. Read More...

Glen Hill’s Purchases Include $285,000 Orb Filly

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
After being quiet during the early part of the Keeneland September yearling sale, Glen Hill Farm's Craig Bernick has been busy, with one of his purchases being an Orb filly bought for $285,000 during the Sept. 18 session. Read More...

Country music star Toby Keith keeps racing in family

DRF | 2 days ago
Country music superstar Toby Keith has built a diverse Thoroughbred portfolio since entering the business in the early 1990s. His Dream Walkin’ Farms is perennially among the leading owners at Oaklawn Park and his hometown Remington Park, where the family keeps a finish-line suite. Read More...

Country music star Toby Keith keeps racing in family

DRF | 2 days ago
Country music superstar Toby Keith has built a diverse Thoroughbred portfolio since entering the business in the early 1990s. His Dream Walkin’ Farms is perennially among the leading owners at Oaklawn Park and his hometown Remington Park, where the family keeps a finish-line suite. Read More...

Glen Hill’s Purchases Include $285,000 Orb Filly

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
After being quiet during the early part of the Keeneland September yearling sale, Glen Hill Farm's Craig Bernick has been busy, with one of his purchases being an Orb filly bought for $285,000 during the Sept. 18 session. Read More...

Ryan Buys a ‘Very Special’ Cairo Prince Colt

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Agent Mike Ryan, the current second-leading buyer at the Keeneland September yearling sale, could barely contain his excitement over a Cairo Prince colt he bought for $350,000 during the Sept. 18 first session of Book 4. Read More...

Baffert duo star on Pennsylvania Derby card

DRF | 2 days ago
Bob Baffert holds a strong hand but didn't scare off the competition in the $1 million races at Parx Racing on Saturday. Read More...

Baffert duo star on Pennsylvania Derby card

DRF | 2 days ago
Bob Baffert holds a strong hand but didn't scare off the competition in the $1 million races at Parx Racing on Saturday. Read More...

Amended schedule for final three months of year adds two days

DRF | 2 days ago
Laurel Park has amended its racing calendar for the final three months of the year. Read More...

Amended schedule for final three months of year adds two days

DRF | 2 days ago
Laurel Park has amended its racing calendar for the final three months of the year. Read More...

Cathryn Sophia, Her Emmynency to sell at Keeneland November

DRF | 2 days ago
Kentucky Oaks winner Cathryn Sophia and Grade 1 winner Her Emmynency have been cataloged to the Keeneland November breeding stock sale, both carrying their first foals, which are by Pioneerof the Nile. Read More...

Cathryn Sophia, Her Emmynency to sell at Keeneland November

DRF | 2 days ago
Kentucky Oaks winner Cathryn Sophia and Grade 1 winner Her Emmynency have been cataloged to the Keeneland November breeding stock sale, both carrying their first foals, which are by Pioneerof the Nile. Read More...

Mrs Rocco back on dirt in allowance

DRF | 2 days ago
Mrs Rocco, a last-out winner on turf, returns to dirt as the probable favorite in a $53,000, first-level allowance at six furlongs for 2-year-old fillies. Read More...