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In Today’s TDN:

TDN | 4 days ago
Posted: Monday, June 29, 2015 7:14 PM ET Triple Crown hero American Pharoah (Pioneerof the Nile) is back on the work tab and racing manager Justin Zayat... Read More...

New Mexico-Bred Sale Catalog Available Online

The catalog for this year’s New Mexico-Bred Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse Sale is now available online from Robin Glenn Pedigrees. Read More...

Casse Eyes Second Straight Queen’s Plate Win

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
Trainer Mark Casse, a seven-time Sovereign Award winner as Canada's top conditioner, will try for a second consecutive Queen's Plate win July 5. Read More...

Lenny’s Place: Summer Arrives Edition

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
Lenny Shulman talks with Pete Bradley of Bradley Thoroughbreds, stud fees of American Pharoah and California Chrome, and shares thoughts on Saratoga. Presented by Hill 'n' Dale stallions Read More...

KHRC Delays Action on Medication Rules

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission on June 29 delayed taking a vote on proposed rules on medication testing, withdrawal guidelines, and disciplinary measures and penalties that included rules on the mineral cobalt. Read More...

ABR Releases Another Digital Video Ad

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
America's Best Racing (ABR) June 29 released the third video of a four-part series of digital video ads celebrating the 350th anniversary of horse racing in the United States. Read More...

Churchill Downs Spring Meet Handle Increases

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
Boosted by record wagering on the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) card, Churchill Downs registered a 2.46% increase in pari-mutuel handle during its 38-day spring meet. Read More...

Delaware Park bans Vazquez

DRF | 4 days ago
Embattled trainer Juan Vazquez has been indefinitely barred from the grounds of Delaware Park. Read More...

Litfin: Belmont Park Horses to Watch for the week of June 29

DRF | 4 days ago
Litfin: Belmont Park Horses to Watch for the week of June 29 Read More...

Gierkink: Woodbine Horses to Watch for the week of June 29

DRF | 4 days ago
Gierkink: Woodbine Horses to Watch for the week of June 29 Read More...

Kentucky Downs to card two races for jumpers

DRF | 4 days ago
A pair of races for jumpers will be added to the Sept. 5 opening day card at Kentucky Downs, following unanimous approval Monday from the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission. Read More...

Northfield: Wednesday 7/1 Analysis + Pick Four ticket

DRF | 4 days ago
Jeremey Day's analysis of the Wednesday 7/1 card at Northfield Park. Read More...

Licensing issue has Ziadie in limbo

DRF | 4 days ago
Kirk Ziadie, Gulfstream Park’s leading trainer during the 2015 spring meet, may not be able to continue training his horses when the summer session begins Wednesday because of licensing issues with the state of Florida. Read More...

Keeneland fall schedule includes 23 stakes

DRF | 4 days ago
Keeneland’s usually power-packed fall stakes schedule takes on even more importance this year when the track presents 23 stakes in anticipation of the first Breeders’ Cup held at the Lexington track on Oct. 30 and 31. Read More...

Zia Park Schedules 33 Stakes for 2015 Meet

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
Zia Park Racetrack & Casino has released a schedule of 33 stakes for its 56-day mixed meet that begins Sept. 12. Read More...

Fresh Feline tries to stay in peak form after recent layoff

DRF | 4 days ago
Belmont’s Wednesday card has a “turfy” theme. Six grass races are scheduled, the richest being race 8 at 1 1/4 miles on the inner course. The forecast calls for a 60 percent chance of scattered thunderstorms. Read More...

Rainbow 6 pays $30,929

DRF | 4 days ago
Sunday’s mandatory Rainbow 6 payoff at Gulfstream Park returned $30,929 to those who correctly selected all six winners in the sequence. Read More...

Keeneland Expands Fall Meet Stakes Schedule

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
Keeneland will offer 23 stakes worth a total of $5,975,000 in purses during its 2015 fall meet, to be held Oct. 2-24, and the three-day celebration Oct. 29-31 surrounding the $26 million Breeders' Cup World Championships. Read More...

Apprentice Gaffalione turns lessons into victories

DRF | 4 days ago
Seven months into the 2015 campaign, Tyler Gaffalione has turned into one of the leading apprentices in the country and has earned his first riding title, capped off by four victories on Saturday’s card at Gulfstream Park. Read More...

Legend Fortynine tries to regroup in Sales Stakes

DRF | 4 days ago
Legend Fortynine will try to get back on track when he runs in the $50,000 Three and Four Year Old Sales Stakes on Wednesday at Northlands Park. Read More...

Normandy Invasion starts anew

DRF | 4 days ago
Normandy Invasion has always had a lot of ability. He’s also had more than his share of bad luck. On Wednesday, he is scheduled to make his first start in more than a year in a second-level optional-claiming race at Delaware Park. Read More...

Presque Isle Asks State for Guidance on Deer

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
Presque Isle Downs & Casino and the local horsemen's group have called in state officials to offer guidance on how to control deer that have run onto the track during races. Read More...

Departing has turf options after Firecracker win

DRF | 4 days ago
Departing earned an 89 Beyer Speed Figure by winning for the first time in more than a year and for the first time on turf in the closing-night feature, the Grade 2 Firecracker on Saturday at Churchill Downs. Read More...

Queen’s Plate principals complete preparation

DRF | 4 days ago
Plate Trial winner Danish Dynaformer and Grade 3 Marine Stakes winner Shaman Ghost were among the top contenders who worked here last weekend for Sunday’s 156th running of the $1 million Queen’s Plate at Woodbine. Read More...

Modern must be caught in Lieutenant Governor’s

DRF | 4 days ago
It looks like either Modern or Mr. Bowling in Wednesday’s $50,000 Lieutenant Governor’s Handicap at Hastings. The 1 1/16-mile race for 3-year-olds and up is the first of four stakes on the Canada Day Card that begins at 1:50 p.m. Pacific. Read More...

Normandy Invasion Set to Return at Delaware

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
Fox Hill Farms' Normandy Invasion, away from the races for more than a year in part because of a fractured right front sesamoid, is scheduled to return in a $36,000 allowance event July 1 at Delaware Park. Read More...

Yonkers: Tuesday 6/30 Analysis

DRF | 4 days ago
Matt Rose's analysis of the Tuesday Afternoon 6/30 card at Yonkers Raceway. Read More...

3-year-olds get distance test in pair of $50,000 stakes

DRF | 4 days ago
There are four $50,000 stakes races on Wednesday at Hastings, and the two races for 3-year-olds, the Chris Loseth Handicap and the Supernaturel Handicap for 3-year-old fillies, are the most compelling races on the nine-race card that begins at 1:50 p.m. Pacific. Read More...

Mohawk: Tuesday 6/30 Analysis

DRF | 4 days ago
Garnet Barnsdale's analysis of the Tuesday 6/30 card at Mohawk Racetrack. Read More...

New Drug Rules Take Effect in West Virginia

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
With the latest Thoroughbred racing rule changes now in place, West Virginia has now fully adopted the National Uniform Medication Program. Read More...

Lanerie takes final race to edge Leparoux for Churchill meet title

DRF | 4 days ago
The Churchill Downs spring meet ended in dramatic fashion Saturday night when jockey Corey Lanerie rallied aboard Love Your Humor to win the final race of the 38-day meet Saturday, allowing him to edge out Julien Leparoux for the riding title. Read More...

Business strong at spring meeting

DRF | 4 days ago
Santa Anita ended its 39-day spring-summer meeting Sunday with gains in ontrack attendance and all-sources handle, and a decline in ontrack handle, according to a track official. Read More...

American Pharoah drills three furlongs

DRF | 4 days ago
Triple Crown hero American Pharoah is officially on the comeback trail. On Monday at Santa Anita, American Pharoah worked three furlongs in 36.40 seconds under jockey Martin Garcia, his first major exercise since his historic win in the Belmont Stakes on June 6. Read More...

Bergman: Wicker Hanover peaking for Beal final

DRF | 4 days ago
Trainer Noel Daley knows a few things about trotters. The veteran Down Under conditioner has had some extremely gifted ones in his stable including the $3.5 million winning Mr. Muscleman and Hambletonian runner-up Explosive Matter. He also captured the sport’s most prestigious event back in 2011 with Broad Bahn. Read More...

Pender Harbour seeks first open-company stakes win in Dominion Day

DRF | 4 days ago
The popular 7-year-old Pender Harbour exits Ontario-sired stakes company Wednesday at Woodbine to contest the Grade 3, $150,000 Dominion Day. Read More...

Harness: PA Harness Week for June 27

DRF | 4 days ago
Each week DRF Harness will bring you PA Harness Week. This 30-minute show highlights the best of Pennsylvania harness racing as well as what is happening on the national scene. Read More...

Crown Champ American Pharoah Returns to Work

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
After three weeks off following his Triple Crown sweep, Zayat Stables' American Pharoah returned to work June 29 with a three-furlong drill in :36 2/5, according to clockers at Santa Anita Park. Read More...

Chloe Win for Hurricane Run Filly

TDN | 4 days ago
Posted: Monday, June 29, 2015 10:24 AM ET 6th at CHY (CHANTILLY)G3 Prix Chloe     Winner: Wekeela (Fr) by Hurricane Run (Ire) Daniel-Yves Treves' Wekeela (Fr) (Hurricane Run {Ire}) wi... Read More...

Black, Gagliano Elected to AHC Positions

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
Dr. Jerry Black was elected chairman of the board of trustees of the American Horse Council, while Jim Gagliano, president and chief operating officer of The Jockey Club, was elected vice chairman. Read More...

PA Bill Would Lower Racing Dates Minimum

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
Pennsylvania lawmakers are examining legislation that would lower the minimum number of live racing days required at racetrack gaming facilities, and also allow each track to install slot machines at up to four OTW parlors. Read More...

Equiano Filly Stays Unbeaten in Bois Test

TDN | 4 days ago
Posted: Monday, June 29, 2015 9:05 AM ET 3rd at CHY (CHANTILLY)G3 Prix du Bois     Winner: Fly On the Night (GB) by Equiano (Fr) Pietro Sinistri's Fly On the Night (GB) (Equiano {Fr})... Read More...

Arqana August Catalogue Released

TDN | 4 days ago
Posted: Monday, June 29, 2015 8:40 AM ET Arqana August Catalogue Released Read More...

Belle Hill notches first stakes win in Irish Day Handicap

DRF | 4 days ago
Belle Hill rolled to a four-length victory Sunday in the $50,000 Irish Day Handicap at Emerald Downs, a surprisingly easy triumph in her first start beyond 6 1/2 furlongs. Read More...

Harness: Sharp Horses and Track Trends from June 22 – June 24

DRF | 5 days ago
Bob Pandolfo's Sharp Horses and Track Trends report featuring horses from Northfield, Harrington, Yonkers and others. Read More...

Monticello: Horses to watch from June 22 – June 25

DRF | 5 days ago
Horses to watch from Monticello Raceway. Read More...

Trip Notes for June 27-28: Gold Cup at Santa Anita, Iowa Derby, Mother Goose, and more…

DRF | 5 days ago
Trip Notes for June 27-28: Gold Cup at Santa Anita, Iowa Derby, Mother Goose, and more by Michael Hammersly. Read More...

O’Neill, Miller Tie for SA Training Title

Blood-Horse | 5 days ago
In a neck-and-neck contest that came down to the final race of the meeting, Santa Anita Park's trainer title ended in a dead heat, with Doug O'Neill and Peter Miller tied atop the standings with 22 wins apiece. Read More...

In Today’s TDN:

TDN | 5 days ago
Posted: Sunday, June 28, 2015 9:04 PM ET Two-time G1 Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe victress Treve (Fr) (Motivator {GB}) annexed the G1 Grand Prix de... Read More...

Lady Contender beats males in Front Range

DRF | 5 days ago
Lady Contender upstaged male rivals on Sunday, when she closed from next-to-last for a nose win in the $40,000 Front Range Stakes at Arapahoe Park. Read More...

Crucero Pulls Upset in San Juan Capistrano

Blood-Horse | 5 days ago
A week after he ran second in an allowance/optional claiming event, Big Chief Racing's Crucero stunned the field in the $150,000 San Juan Capistrano Stakes (gr. IIIT) June 28 at Santa Anita Park. Read More...