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Street Surrender, Roman Secure First Stakes Win

Blood-Horse | 2 hours ago
Street Surrender took it to grade 1 winner Nickname in the $75,000 Southern Truce Stakes, when he guided West Point Thoroughbreds' Street Surrender to a frontrunning victory in the 1 1/16-mile test. Read More...

Top Quality has easy time with Irish Day Stakes

DRF | 2 hours ago
Top Quality lived up to her name with a convincing 3 3/4-length win over Blazinbeauty in the $50,000 Irish Day Stakes at Emerald Downs Sunday. She paid $11.40. Read More...

Street Surrender holds off Nickname in Southern Truce

DRF | 2 hours ago
Street Surrender led throughout Sunday’s $79,450 Southern Truce Stakes for fillies and mares at Santa Anita to give apprentice jockey Evin Roman his first career stakes win on a day he won four races for the first time. Read More...

Daz Lin Dawn goes last to first in Emerald Downs ‘Cap

DRF | 4 hours ago
Daz Lin Dawn paid $2.20 for her seven-length romp in the $50,000 Emerald Downs Handicap at Hastings on Sunday. Read More...

Daz Lin Dawn goes last to first in Emerald Downs ‘Cap

DRF | 4 hours ago
Daz Lin Dawn paid $2.20 for her seven-length romp in the $50,000 Emerald Downs Handicap at Hastings on Sunday. Read More...

Saez sweeps two N.Y. Stallion Stakes divisions

DRF | 4 hours ago
Jockey Luis Saez completed a sweep of the two New York Stallion Stakes divisions at Belmont Park on Sunday when he overcame traffic trouble on Crawdaddy and was able to run down 17-1 pacesetter Heldatgunpoint. Read More...

Saez sweeps two N.Y. Stallion Stakes divisions

DRF | 4 hours ago
Jockey Luis Saez completed a sweep of the two New York Stallion Stakes divisions at Belmont Park on Sunday when he overcame traffic trouble on Crawdaddy and was able to run down 17-1 pacesetter Heldatgunpoint. Read More...

Crawdaddy Two-For-Two After NYSS Score

Blood-Horse | 5 hours ago
After some difficulty loading into the starting gate, Gold Square's Crawdaddy became a stakes winner in his second start June 25 at Belmont Park in the $100,000 New York Stallion Series Stakes. Read More...

Multiple Grade 2 winner and sire Benchmark, 26, euthanized

DRF | 5 hours ago
Benchmark, a multiple Grade 2 winner and California sire, was euthanized Friday due to the infirmities of old age. He was 26. Read More...

Multiple Grade 2 winner and sire Benchmark, 26, euthanized

DRF | 5 hours ago
Benchmark, a multiple Grade 2 winner and California sire, was euthanized Friday due to the infirmities of old age. He was 26. Read More...

Lady Joan gets past Lover’s Key in Cupecoy’s Joy

DRF | 5 hours ago
The early pace of the $100,000 Cupecoy's Joy division of the New York Stallion Stakes at Belmont Park on Sunday was slow, and the later fractions were quick. The scenario aided Lady Joan and Lover's Key, who were prominent throughout, and likely hindered others in the field. Read More...

Lady Joan gets past Lover’s Key in Cupecoy’s Joy

DRF | 5 hours ago
The early pace of the $100,000 Cupecoy's Joy division of the New York Stallion Stakes at Belmont Park on Sunday was slow, and the later fractions were quick. The scenario aided Lady Joan and Lover's Key, who were prominent throughout, and likely hindered others in the field. Read More...

Katalox makes Bold Ruckus first stakes triumph

DRF | 6 hours ago
Katalox made quite a splash in his turf debut Sunday at Woodbine, winning the $126,200 Bold Ruckus Stakes by a head over another longshot, Dragon’s Cry. Read More...

Katalox makes Bold Ruckus first stakes triumph

DRF | 6 hours ago
Katalox made quite a splash in his turf debut Sunday at Woodbine, winning the $126,200 Bold Ruckus Stakes by a head over another longshot, Dragon’s Cry. Read More...

Battle of Midway possible for Haskell Invitational

DRF | 6 hours ago
Trainer Jerry Hollendorfer is considering Battle of Midway for the Grade 1 Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park on July 30, a race that could draw such prominent 3-year-olds as Classic Empire, the champion 2-year-old male of 2016 who was second in the Preakness Stakes last month, and Timeline, who won the Grade 3 Pegasus Stakes at Monmouth Park on June 18 and is unbeaten in four starts. Read More...

Battle of Midway possible for Haskell Invitational

DRF | 6 hours ago
Trainer Jerry Hollendorfer is considering Battle of Midway for the Grade 1 Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park on July 30, a race that could draw such prominent 3-year-olds as Classic Empire, the champion 2-year-old male of 2016 who was second in the Preakness Stakes last month, and Timeline, who won the Grade 3 Pegasus Stakes at Monmouth Park on June 18 and is unbeaten in four starts. Read More...

House of Fortune, Thewizardofoz win HK’s final group stakes

DRF | 6 hours ago
Horse of Fortune and Thewizardofoz won Group 3 stakes at Sha Tin Racecourse in Hong Kong on Sunday, the final group stakes of the Hong Kong 2016-17 season. Read More...

House of Fortune, Thewizardofoz win HK’s final group stakes

DRF | 6 hours ago
Horse of Fortune and Thewizardofoz won Group 3 stakes at Sha Tin Racecourse in Hong Kong on Sunday, the final group stakes of the Hong Kong 2016-17 season. Read More...

Irap’s next start could be Indiana Derby

DRF | 6 hours ago
Irap, who won his second graded stakes of the year in Saturday’s Grade 3 Ohio Derby, is likely to start in the Grade 3 Indiana Derby at Indiana Grand on July 15, trainer Doug O’Neill said Sunday. Read More...

Irap’s next start could be Indiana Derby

DRF | 6 hours ago
Irap, who won his second graded stakes of the year in Saturday’s Grade 3 Ohio Derby, is likely to start in the Grade 3 Indiana Derby at Indiana Grand on July 15, trainer Doug O’Neill said Sunday. Read More...

Collected may run on the turf in Del Mar summer meet

DRF | 7 hours ago
Collected will be considered for turf races at Del Mar this summer despite romping to three consecutive stakes wins on dirt at Santa Anita this year, the most recent of which was a 14-length score in Saturday’s Grade 3 Precisionist Stakes. Read More...

Collected may run on the turf in Del Mar summer meet

DRF | 7 hours ago
Collected will be considered for turf races at Del Mar this summer despite romping to three consecutive stakes wins on dirt at Santa Anita this year, the most recent of which was a 14-length score in Saturday’s Grade 3 Precisionist Stakes. Read More...

Arrogate works six furlongs with eye to San Diego

DRF | 7 hours ago
Arrogate, the world’s top-rated racehorse, was never urged through a six-furlong workout in 1:12.40 at Santa Anita on Sunday and still had the second-fastest of 22 recorded works at the distance. Read More...

Arrogate Breezes at Santa Anita

Blood-Horse | 7 hours ago
Champion Arrogate continued his preparations for the TVG San Diego Handicap (G2) with a six-furlong work in 1:12 2/5 under jockey Martin Garcia June 25 at Santa Anita Park. Read More...

Buffalo Raceway: Barn Bella suffers her first loss of 2017

DRF | 8 hours ago
Three-year-old trotting filly Barn Bella came into her New York Sire Stakes division Sunday at Buffalo Raceway undefeated on the season, but she couldn't navigate the first turn at the tricky half-miler, leading to an upset victory by Mamora Bay. Read More...

Japan’s Satono Crown captures free spot in Breeders’ Cup Turf

DRF | 9 hours ago
Satono Crown earned a fees-paid berth in the Grade 1 Breeders’ Cup Turf at Del Mar on Nov. 4 with an upset win in Sunday’s Grade 1 Takarazuka Kinen at 1 3-8 miles on turf at Hanshin Racecourse in Japan. Read More...

Jacks Masterpiece First Winner for Smiling Tiger

Blood-Horse | 10 hours ago
The first winner for freshman sire Smiling Tiger, Jacks Masterpiece ran away to a 4 1/2-length score at Pleasanton in his debut June 24. Read More...

Arrogate works six furlongs with eye to San Diego

DRF | 10 hours ago
Arrogate, the world’s top-rated racehorse, was never urged through a six-furlong workout in 1:12.40 at Santa Anita on Sunday and still had the second-fastest of 22 recorded works at the distance. Read More...

Lady Eli, Cloud Computing Among Workers for Brown

Blood-Horse | 10 hours ago
Chad Brown trainees and grade 1 winners Lady Eli, Cloud Computing, Practical Joke, and Antonoe all put in works at Belmont Park June 25. Read More...

Cloud Computing breezes half-mile in Jim Dandy prep

DRF | 11 hours ago
Preakness winner Cloud Computing breezed a half-mile over the Belmont Park main track Sunday morning as he continues his preparations for the Grade 2, $600,000 Jim Dandy at Saratoga on July 29. Read More...

Sunday TimeformUS Highlight Horse: Lover’s Key returns to state-bred company

DRF | 11 hours ago
Paz the Bourbon (#3) is the deserving favorite in this spot. She’s run well in all of her turf starts, and made a successful return to the races in her seasonal debut last time out. While that race came against allowance company, she actually is not facing a tougher field in this spot. I have no major knocks against the favorite, but I’m far more interested in another runner. Read More...

Satono Crown Surges to Victory in Takarazuka Kinen

Blood-Horse | 13 hours ago
Satono Crown, the conqueror of Highland Reel in December, earned his second group 1 win and a berth in Breeders' Cup Turf (G1T) with a stretch-running victory in the June 25 Takarazuka Kinen (G1) at Hanshin Racecourse. Read More...

Watchmaker: Disappointing to see Jockey Club Gold Cup purse cut

DRF | 13 hours ago
The New York Racing Association announced Wednesday that the purse of the Grade 1 Jockey Club Gold Cup has been reduced to $750,000 from $1 million, with that $250,000 cut essentially reassigned as a purse boost to the Grade 1 Cigar Mile, run later in the fall at Aqueduct and which is now also worth $750,000. Read More...

Citizen Geller repeats in O.D. McDonald Stakes

DRF | 16 hours ago
Citizen Geller won the O.D. McDonald Stakes at the Downs at Albuquerque for the second year in a row Saturday night when he rallied for a 2 1/2-length victory over favorite Stormin the Jewels. Read More...

My Master Plan ends Zippit E’s winning streak

DRF | 16 hours ago
My Master Plan won the fourth stakes race of her career Saturday night when she powered home by 3 1/4 lengths over favorite Zippit E in the off-the-turf Lane’s End – Danny Shifflett Scholarship Stakes at Lone Star Park. Read More...

Pocono: Ariana G beats the boys in final Beal elimination

DRF | 1 day ago
They saved the best for last on Saturday night at Pocono as Ariana G met the boys for the first time and made easy work of it, defeating her five rivals effortlessly with a methodical 1:53 4/5 performance in the last of three $25,000 eliminations for the $500,000 Earl Beal Jr. Memorial sophomore trot. Read More...

Pocono: Downbytheseaside back on top after powerful Hempt elimination victory

DRF | 1 day ago
A week removed from the first loss of his year after setting brutal fractions in the North America Cup, Downbytheseaside showed them who is boss as the most impressive winner in three $25,000 eliminations for the Max C. Hempt Memorial at The Downs at Mohegan Sun Pocono on Saturday (6/24) evening. Read More...

Pocono: Dealt A Winner, Keystone Velocity, Mel Mara best in Ben Franklin eliminations

DRF | 1 day ago
Dealt A Winner and Keystone Velocity pulled upsets, while Mel Mara converted as the chalk in the trio of $35,000 Ben Franklin eliminations for open pacers on Saturday night at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. Read More...

Pocono: Dealt A Winner, Keystone Velocity, Mel Mara best in Ben Franklin eliminations

DRF | 1 day ago
Dealt A Winner and Keystone Velocity pulled upsets, while Mel Mara converted as the chalk in the trio of $35,000 Ben Franklin eliminations for open pacers on Saturday night at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs. Read More...

Pocono: Tequila Monday, Brazuca, Agent Q victorious in Lynch eliminations

DRF | 1 day ago
While other events on the card saw upsets, it was nothing but chalk in the trio of $20,000 James M. Lynch Memorial eliminations for 3-year-old pacing fillies on Saturday at Pocono, with Tequila Monday, Brazuca, and Agent Q delivering as expected by the public. Read More...

Yonkers: Resolve wins over Obrigado in return from Elitloppet

DRF | 1 day ago
Double-millionaire Resolve (Ake Svanstedt) showed no ill effects from his sojourn to Solvalla, winning Yonkers Raceway's $55,000 open handicap trot on Saturday night. Returning to the scene of a Yonkers International Trot world record last October, he proved as proficient at eight furlongs as he did at 10. Read More...

On the Low Down hands Blazing Navarone first loss

DRF | 1 day ago
On the Low Down won the second stakes race of his career Saturday when he darted to a 7 3/4-length victory over the previously undefeated Blazing Navarone in the $141,382 Mountain Top Futurity at Ruidoso Downs. Read More...

On the Low Down hands Blazing Navarone first loss

DRF | 1 day ago
On the Low Down won the second stakes race of his career Saturday when he darted to a 7 3/4-length victory over the previously undefeated Blazing Navarone in the $141,382 Mountain Top Futurity at Ruidoso Downs. Read More...

A. P. Zona gets past Driller to win River Rock Casino

DRF | 1 day ago
A. P. Zona got up in the last jump to edge Driller by a head in the $50,000 River Rock Casino Handicap at Hastings on Saturday. Read More...

A. P. Zona gets past Driller to win River Rock Casino

DRF | 1 day ago
A. P. Zona got up in the last jump to edge Driller by a head in the $50,000 River Rock Casino Handicap at Hastings on Saturday. Read More...

Collected Dominant Again in Precisionist Stakes

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Speedway Stables' Collected continued to trounce his competition in Southern California June 24 with a dominant victory in the $100,000 Precisionist Stakes (G3) at Santa Anita Park. Read More...

Two turns no problem for Way Out West in CTBA Derby

DRF | 1 day ago
Way Out West conquered two turns in his first attempt Saturday when he won the $40,000 CTBA Derby by a length over even-money favorite Whiskeydrunkagain at Arapahoe Park. Read More...

Two turns no problem for Way Out West in CTBA Derby

DRF | 1 day ago
Way Out West conquered two turns in his first attempt Saturday when he won the $40,000 CTBA Derby by a length over even-money favorite Whiskeydrunkagain at Arapahoe Park. Read More...

Collected breezes to 14-length triumph in Precisionist

DRF | 1 day ago
Collected took the lead in early stretch and drew away with minimal urging from Garcia’s whip to win by the flashy margin. Read More...

Collected breezes to 14-length triumph in Precisionist

DRF | 1 day ago
Collected took the lead in early stretch and drew away with minimal urging from Garcia’s whip to win by the flashy margin. Read More...