Blood-Horse

Madam Dancealot Closes From Last to Win San Clemente

Blood-Horse | 9 hours ago
The ocean breeze at Del Mar may have brought out the best in the Sir Prancealot filly, who displayed an eye-catching turn of foot with a last-to-first winning move in the $200,000 San Clemente Handicap (G2T) July 23. Read More...

Glamanation First Stakes Winner for Point of Entry

Blood-Horse | 11 hours ago
Ontario-bred Glamanation, winner of the July 23 Shady Well Stakes at Woodbine, is the first black-type stakes winner for her sire, Adena Springs Kentucky stallion Point of Entry. Read More...

Raison d’Etat Gets First Winner

Blood-Horse | 12 hours ago
Making her third start and her first on the turf, Raison Tiz made up 10 lengths in the stretch to win a maiden claiming race going five furlongs at Gulfstream Park, handing Raison d'Etat his first win as a sire July 23. Read More...

Gutsy Move Gets Abel Tasman CCA Oaks Win

Blood-Horse | 12 hours ago
A gusty move to the front of the six-horse field on Abel Tasman from jockey Mike Smith after the first quarter-mile earned the Quality Road filly her third consecutive grade 1 victory in the $300,000 Coaching Club American Oaks (G1). Read More...

Baffert Still Aiming Arrogate for Pacific Classic

Blood-Horse | 13 hours ago
Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert didn't have any overnight revelations to explain Arrogate's clunker of a performance in the July 22 TVG San Diego Handicap (G2) at Del Mar. Read More...

Girvin Has Final Work Ahead of Haskell

Blood-Horse | 13 hours ago
Multiple graded stakes winner Girvin put in his final breeze July 23 for his next start in the 50th renewal of the $1 million Betfair.com Haskell Invitational Stakes (G1) July 30 at Monmouth Park. Read More...

Lady Eli’s Amazing Story Continues

Blood-Horse | 14 hours ago
Waiting for a horse like this is something Sol Kumin and Jay Hanley no longer will do. For as many top-class horses as they own and will own, they know in their heart they will never again have a horse like Lady Eli. Nor will anyone else. Read More...

Brown in High Spirits After Three Saratoga Wins

Blood-Horse | 16 hours ago
With three wins on Saratoga Race Course's July 22 card, including Lady Eli's triumphant return to the track's winner's circle with her game victory in the grade 1 Diana Stakes, trainer Chad Brown was in good spirits at his barn Sunday morning. Read More...

Brown in High Spirits After Three Saratoga Wins

Blood-Horse | 16 hours ago
With three wins on Saratoga Race Course's July 22 card, including Lady Eli's triumphant return to the track's winner's circle with her game victory in the grade 1 Diana Stakes, trainer Chad Brown was in good spirits at his barn Sunday morning. Read More...

Paulassilverlining Tops Honorable Miss Handicap

Blood-Horse | 18 hours ago
By the Moon, Paulassilverlining, and Finley'sluckycharm are all seeking to extend their current stakes win streaks in a field of five for the 26th running of the $200,000 Honorable Miss Handicap (G2) July 26 at Saratoga Race Course.   Read More...

Gun Runner Posts Bullet in Breeze for Whitney

Blood-Horse | 19 hours ago
Winchell Thoroughbreds and Three Chimneys' Gun Runner turned in his penultimate work July 23 for the $1.2 million Whitney Stakes (G1) Aug. 5, with a five-furlong breeze in 1:00.01 over the main track at Saratoga Race Course. Read More...

Gun Runner Posts Bullet in Breeze for Whitney

Blood-Horse | 19 hours ago
Winchell Thoroughbreds and Three Chimneys' Gun Runner turned in his penultimate work July 23 for the $1.2 million Whitney Stakes (G1) Aug. 5, with a five-furlong breeze in 1:00.01 over the main track at Saratoga Race Course. Read More...

Accelerate Springs Stunning Upset in San Diego Handicap

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Hronis Racing's Accelerate stunned the world July 22 with a dominant upset in the $300,000 TVG San Diego Handicap (G2). The world's top-rated racehorse, Arrogate, came in fourth. Read More...

Accelerate Springs Stunning Upset as Arrogate Falters

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Hronis Racing's Accelerate stunned the world July 22 with a dominant upset in the $300,000 TVG San Diego Handicap (G2). Jockey Victor Espinoza sent the horse to a gate-to-wire victory as Mike Smith was unable to get heavily favored Arrogate going. Read More...

Hunt Overcomes Trouble to Win Eddie Read

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Michael House's Hunt provided a moment of drama in the stretch, but even a blocked-off trip wasn't enough to prevent the Dark Angel gelding from winning his first graded race Read More...

Firenze Fire Upsets Sanford Stakes

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Mr Amore Stables' homebred Firenze Fire rolled past the frontrunner and fended off a late challenge in the stretch to upset the $150,000 Sanford Stakes (G3) at Saratoga Race Course July 22 Read More...

Lady Eli Runs ‘One of Her Greatest Races to Date’

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
An incident at the start and a stewards' inquiry into the stretch run did not deter Lady Eli from her fifth grade 1 victory Read More...

Twisted Tom Muscles His Way to New York Derby Score

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Despite a body slam from Broken Engagement at the head of the lane, Twisted Tom turned that rival away and dug in to win the $150,000 New York Derby July 22 at Finger Lakes. Read More...

Always Dreaming, Cloud Computing, Tapwrit Work at Spa

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1) winner Always Dreaming turned in a five-furlong breeze in 1:01.71 over the Oklahoma training track July 22 at Saratoga Race Course in preparation for the July 29 Jim Dandy Stakes (G2). Read More...

Classic Winners Post Works at Saratoga

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1) winner Always Dreaming turned in a five-furlong breeze in 1:01.71 over the Oklahoma training track July 22 at Saratoga Race Course in preparation for the July 29 $600,000 Jim Dandy Stakes (G2). Read More...

John Henry, Phil Marino, and Early Cajun Days

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
If John Henry had one positive trait, it was his ability to touch people's lives. Of course, everyone knows how John affected the lives of Ron McAnally and Sam Rubin, but no one's life was affected more by the horse than Phil Marino's. Read More...

Kettle Corn Gets First Winner at Belterra Park

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Funnel Cake, an Ohio-bred trained by Tom Amoss and owned by Maggi Moss made his second start, and scored the first winner for his sire Kettle Corn July 22 in the fourth race at Belterra Park. Read More...

Kettle Corn Gets First Winner at Belterra

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Funnel Cake, an Ohio-bred trained by Tom Amoss and owned by Maggie Moss made his second start, and scored the first winner for his sire Kettle Corn July 22 in the fourth race at Belterra Park. Read More...

As Arrogate’s Stature Builds, So Do Expectations

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
All Arrogate has to do is show up and be Arrogate, and the TVG San Diego Handicap (G2) is a foregone conclusion, which is exactly why his connections will have their minds stressed until they see the expected ending. Read More...

CHRB Discusses Cutting Back Racing Dates

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
For the second time in 2017, the California Horse Racing Board's Race Dates Committee bandied about the idea of restricting the amount of racing dates in the state, and again roundly faced opposition by industry stakeholders in attendance. Read More...

Saratoga Opening Day Sees Handle Increase

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Opening day at Saratoga Race Course saw all-sources handle of $20,332,051, a 14.47% increase over last year's opening day total. Read More...

Proctor’s Ledge Makes Splash in Lake George

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
After earning a pair of graded stakes placings earlier this season, Proctor's Ledge didn't let another opportunity pass her by July 21 at Saratoga Race Course. Read More...

Dream It Is The Real Deal in Schuylerville

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
The ability Dream It Is showed on the all-weather track at Woodbine translated ever better in her first try on dirt as she chased a wicked pace then threw down the hammer in the form of a nine-length win in the $150,000 Schuylerville Stakes (G3). Read More...

Tiz a Slam Heads Prince of Wales Stakes

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Queen's Plate Stakes runner-up Tiz a Slam and multiple graded stakes placed State of Honor are set to face off again in the $500,000 Prince of Wales Stakes at Fort Erie July 25 Read More...

Litfin: No Going Against Arrogate in San Diego

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
It's opening weekend at Del Mar and Saratoga Race Course, which is sort of like midsummer Christmas for anyone who follows Thoroughbred racing. Read More...

Classic Empire to Resume Galloping

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
John Oxley's reigning juvenile male champion Classic Empire is scheduled to resume galloping the morning of July 22 following an easy week at Saratoga Race Course, said Norman Casse, assistant trainer to his father Mark. Read More...

Sircat Sally Faces Stiff Test in San Clemente

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
If everything goes right for Joe Turner's Sircat Sally, the California-bred filly will face increasingly tougher challenges as the year progresses. Read More...

Sanford Adds Another Chapter to Rich History Saturday

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
It's a fitting spot on the racing calendar since the promise of freshman runners earning their oats at the Spa captures the fancy of breeders, owners, trainers, and of course, racing fans. Read More...

Sanford to Add Another Chapter to Rich History Saturday

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
It's a fitting spot on the racing calendar since the promise of freshman runners earning their oats at the Spa captures the fancy of breeders, owners, trainers, and of course, racing fans. Read More...

NYRA XP App Available for First Time at Saratoga

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) announced that its new app, NYRA XP, will for the first time be available to fans at Saratoga Race Course during the 2017 summer meet. Read More...

Glen Ellen Vocational Academy Reports Contributions

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
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Glen Ellen Vocational Academy Reports Contributions

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
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Daddy’s More Than Home

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
For all the jaw dropping that surrounded the success of Scat Daddy's offspring at the Royal Ascot meet came a bit of head scratching about how this could have been predicted. Read More...

Daddy’s More Than Home

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
For all the jaw dropping that surrounded the success of Scat Daddy's offspring at the Royal Ascot meet came a bit of head scratching about how this could have been predicted. Read More...

HRRN Plans Race Coverage Saturday From Saratoga

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
HRRN Plans Race Coverage Saturday From Saratoga Read More...

HRRN Plans Race Coverage Saturday From Saratoga

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
HRRN Plans Race Coverage Saturday From Saratoga Read More...

Trainer Van Winkle Earns 1,000th Career Win

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Trainer David Van Winkle recorded the 1,000th victory of his career when Darcy Peterson's Charlie Again and jockey Hugo Sanchez won the fifth race July 20 at Canterbury Park. Read More...

Trainer Van Winkle Earns 1,000th Win

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Trainer David Van Winkle recorded the 1,000th victory of his career when Darcy Peterson's Charlie Again and jockey Hugo Sanchez won the fifth race July 20 at Canterbury Park. Read More...

Saratoga Images from Widener Collection

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Images from the Joseph Widener Collection taken at Saratoga Race Course. Read More...

New Withholding, Reporting Rules Near Enactment

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
A document outlining upcoming federal regulatory actions released July 20 by The White House indicates that modernized tax guidance relating to withholding and reporting of pari-mutuel winnings is nearing enactment. Read More...

CHRB Discusses ‘Jail-Time’ Claiming Rule Change

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
With concerns regarding field size on the forefront in both regions of California, the California Horse Racing Board discussed a potential rule change that would restrict horses claimed in the state from running outside the state. Read More...

Will Antonoe Upset the Diana Stakes?

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
J. Keeler Johnson handicaps the Diana Stakes (G1) and Coaching Club American Oaks (G1) at Saratoga. Read More...

Original Arrogate Had Major Impact at Del Mar

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
More than 60 years ago, another Arrogate enjoyed the surf at Del Mar for two summers, making an impact on the history of some legendary connections Read More...

Richard’s Kid Gets First Winner at Del Mar

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
Hard-knocking Richard's Kid, winner of three grade 1 races, is now a winning sire after Mama's Kid rushed to the lead and never looked back in a 2-year-old maiden special weight sprint at Del Mar July 20 Read More...

Ashleyluvssugar Highlights Eddie Read Stakes

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
Ashleyluvssugar, last out winner of the grade 2 Charles Whittingham Stakes, is set as the highweight in a field of seven for Del Mar's Eddie Read Stakes (G2T) July 22.  Read More...