Blood-Horse

Frac Daddy Retired With Suspensory Strain

Blood-Horse | 18 mins ago
Multiple graded stakes winner Frac Daddy has been retired from racing, according to a July 28 announcement from trainer Ken McPeek. Read More...

The Week in Photos for 7/28/2015

Blood-Horse | 43 mins ago
Saratoga, Del Mar, Monmouth, Woodbine, Belterra Park, Parx, Charles Town & More Read More...

Steps Toward Integrity

Blood-Horse | 2 hours ago
State regulation perpetuates inconsistency. Read More...

Lenny’s Place: Hall of Fame Edition

Blood-Horse | 14 hours ago
Host Lenny Shulman talks with trainer Doug O'Neill about Hall of Fame inductee Lava Man. Lenny also discusses Del Mar, Saratoga, race fixing and more! Presented by Hill 'n' Dale Stallions Read More...

Stanford Among Seven for Curlin Stakes Test

Blood-Horse | 17 hours ago
Looking to replicate V. E. Day's success last year in the Curlin Stakes as a springboard to an upset victory in the Travers Stakes (gr. I), a field of seven has been entered for the July 31 test at Saratoga Race Course. Read More...

Stanford Among Seven for Curlin Stakes

Blood-Horse | 17 hours ago
Looking to replicate V. E. Day's success last year in the Curlin Stakes as a springboard to an upset victory in the Travers Stakes (gr. I), a field of seven has been entered for the July 31 test at Saratoga Race Course. Read More...

ABR Releases Another Digital Video Ad

Blood-Horse | 17 hours ago
America's Best Racing has released the third episode of a four-part series of digital video ads, #IBelieveIn, produced by ABR Films and filmed at Denali Stud near Paris, Ky. Read More...

Durkin Named TCA Honored Guest

Blood-Horse | 18 hours ago
Tom Durkin, one of racing's great race callers, has been selected by the board of directors of the Thoroughbred Club of America as the 2015 Honored Guest, TCA president Shannon Arvin announced July 27. Read More...

Belmont Average Handle, Attendance Declined

Blood-Horse | 20 hours ago
Average daily handle and attendance declined during the 59-day meet at Belmont Park that was highlighted by American Pharoah becoming the first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed in 1978. Read More...

Belmont Average Handle, Attendance Decline

Blood-Horse | 20 hours ago
Average daily handle and attendance declined during the 59-day meet at Belmont Park that was highlighted by American Pharoah becoming the first Triple Crown winner since Affirmed in 1978. Read More...

Bode Miller Purchases Barn at Fair Hill

Blood-Horse | 21 hours ago
Gold medal-winning skier plans to use interval training. Read More...

Three Evangeline Downs Jockeys Arrested

Blood-Horse | 21 hours ago
Louisiana jockeys Conyers, Patin brothers, face race-fixing charges. Read More...

Curlin’s Progeny Thriving at Saratoga

Blood-Horse | 21 hours ago
Curlin's Progeny Thriving at Saratoga Read More...

The Waiting Room: Lady Eli Battling Laminitis

Blood-Horse | 21 hours ago
Digesting the news of star filly's battle with laminitis. Read More...

Went the Day Well to Stand in Uruguay

Blood-Horse | 21 hours ago
Son of Proud Citizen was fourth in the 2012 Kentucky Derby. Read More...

After Long Battle, Amoss Accepts Drug Ruling

Blood-Horse | 22 hours ago
Trainer gets 45 days for 2011 positive in Indiana. Read More...

Meth Cases: Zero-Tolerance Rules Impractical?

Blood-Horse | 23 hours ago
Drug positives for trace amounts raise questions. Read More...

Reports of Mares Bred Due by Aug. 1.

Blood-Horse | 23 hours ago
The Jockey Club is reminding stallion managers to submit their Reports of Mares Bred for the 2015 breeding season by Aug. 1. Read More...

French Bloodstock Agent Moquet Dies at Age 46

Blood-Horse | 24 hours ago
French bloodstock agent Jean-Marc Moquet died July 24 at his home in France at age 46. Read More...

F-T Moves Midlantic December Sale to 2016

Blood-Horse | 24 hours ago
Fasig-Tipton is moving its 2015 December sale into the new year. The company's Midlantic division will conduct its mixed auction in Timonium, Md., Jan. 31, 2016. Read More...

Wild Dude Stuns Masochistic in Bing Crosby

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Wild Dude played the role of upsetter in the $300,000 Bing Crosby Stakes (gr. I) at Del Mar July 26, wearing down heavy favorite Masochistic late to win by about 1 1/4 lengths. Read More...

Track Defends Trainer Suspended for Positive

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
In an unusual development, Canterbury Park has come to the defense of top trainer McLean Robertson, who was suspended for 90 days and fined $2,000 by the Minnesota Racing Commission for a positive test for a Class 1 drug. Read More...

Curalina Gets CCA Oaks After ‘Chatterbox’ DQ

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners' Curalina secured her second straight grade I victory July 26, but this one came via disqualification in the $300,000 Coaching Club American Oaks at Saratoga Race Course. Read More...

Ageless Takes Royal North in Record Time

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Lael Stables' Ageless ran down front-runner Leigh Court in the stretch and won the Royal North Stakes (Can-IIIT) in course-record time July 26 at Woodbine. Read More...

Uncle Vinny, Magna Light Fine After Sanford

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Uncle Vinny and Magna Light, respective first-and third-place finishers in the Sanford Stakes (gr. III) July 25 emerged in good shape from a contentious running of the six-furlong sprint for 2-year-olds at Saratoga. Read More...

Angela Renee, Competitive Edge Drill at Spa

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Todd Pletcher sent out several of his stable stars for workouts July 26 at Saratoga Race Course, including graded stakes winners Stopchargingmaria, Angela Renee, and Competitive Edge. Read More...

Trainer Chuck Simon Back at Saratoga

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Chuck Simon, the 48-year-old Saratoga Springs native, is back to training at Saratoga Race Course for its summer meeting. Read More...

Top Clearance Joins Haskell Probables

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
With a week remaining until the William Hill Haskell Invitational (gr. I) at Monmouth Park, the field continues to take shape as Top Clearance joins the list horses likely to take on American Pharoah. Read More...

Simply a Treasure First Winner for Wilburn

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Grade II winner Wilburn was represented by his first winner July 25, when 2-year-old filly Simply a Treasure won the fifth race at Fairmount Park. Read More...

Mr Nototorious Tops Del Mar Paddock Sale

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Mr Notorious, a French 2-year-old winner eligible for the Breeders' Cup, topped the Barretts Paddock Sale at Del Mar, selling for $200,000. The July 25 sale was held in the Del Mar paddock immediately after the day's races. Read More...

Mr Notorious Tops Del Mar Paddock Sale

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Mr Notorious, a French 2-year-old winner eligible for the Breeders' Cup, topped the Barretts Paddock Sale at Del Mar, selling for $200,000. The July 25 sale was held in the Del Mar paddock immediately after the day's races. Read More...

Catch a Flight Finds Just Enough in San Diego

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Dialing back in distance proved to be the winning formula for Haras Santa Maria de Araras' Catch a Flight, who wore down longshot Appealing Tale in the final strides to take the $200,000 San Diego Handicap (gr. II) July 25. Read More...

Hebbronville Closes Late to Take Jersey Shore

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Hebbronville had to take the long way around, but was still able to make the grade in the $100,000 Jersey Shore Stakes (gr. III) July 25 at Monmouth Park. Read More...

Hard Not to Like Wins Record Diana Thriller

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Hard Not to Like came flying and secured her second consecutive grade I victory July 25, edging out Tepin in the final strides of the $500,000 TVG Diana Stakes (gr. IT) at Saratoga while setting a new course record. Read More...

Uncle Vinny Placed First in Sanford Stakes

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
A late move into second place by Uncle Vinny paid off when the son of Uncle Mo was placed first in the $150,000 Sanford Stakes (gr. III) July 25 at Saratoga Race Course after Magna Light was disqualified from first. Read More...

Judy the Beauty Headlines Honorable Miss

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Champion female sprinter Judy the Beauty headlines the $200,000 Honorable Miss Handicap (gr. II) for fillies and mares going six furlongs July 29 at Saratoga Race Course. Read More...

Frosted, Texas Red Head Jim Dandy Works

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Godolphin Stable's Frosted put in his final work July 25 before the $600,000 Jim Dandy (gr. II) to be run Aug. 1 at Saratoga Race Course, going four furlongs in 47.91 over the main track under exercise rider Rob Massey. Read More...

Uchenna Closes to Ontario Matron Victory

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Triton Racing's Uchenna bided her time at the back of the pack and then pounced with a bold rail move July 25 to win the $150,000 Ontario Matron (Can-III), taking her first graded stakes for trainer Roger Attfield. Read More...

London Tower Set for Eternal Search

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Woodbine Oaks Presented by Budweiser runner-up London Tower will try to nail down the third stakes win of her career on Wednesday, July 29 at Woodbine in the Eternal Search Stakes. Read More...

Honor Code, Noble Bird Breeze for Whitney

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Met Mile (gr. I) winner Honor Code went five furlongs in 1:01 flat, while Noble Bird got the same distance in :59.90 July 25 on the main track at Saratoga Race Course in upstate New York. Read More...

The Corsican Points to Arlington Million

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Mrs. Fitriani Hay's The Corsican scratched from the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes (Eng-I) at Ascot Racecourse July 25 and will now take aim at the Arlington Million (gr. IT) Aug. 15. Read More...

Realm First Winner for Haynesfield

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
First-time starter Realm took the first race at Saratoga Race Course July 25, giving Central Kentucky stallion Haynesfield his first winner as a sire. Read More...

Cumani’s Postponed Gutsy King George Winner

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Postponed and Eagle Top fought out the finish in the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes (Eng-I), but Postponed was unyielding and got the best of the favorite to win by the slimmest of margins July 25 at Ascot. Read More...

Golden Horn Scratched From King George

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
The prestigious King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes (Eng-I) at Ascot Racecourse lost some of its luster the morning of the July 25 race when undefeated favorite Golden Horn was withdrawn. Read More...

Big John B Rides Rail to Win Cougar II ‘Cap

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
A switch in surfaces was no problem for Michael House's turf specialist Big John B in the $100,000 Cougar II Handicap (gr. III) July 24 at Del Mar. Read More...

Jockey Oriana Rossi Undergoes Surgery

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
Jockey Oriana Rossi had surgery July 23 after sustaining fractures to her back and neck in a spill at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino July 22, the Louisville Courier-Journal reported. Read More...

34,783 Attend Opening Day at Saratoga

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
A paid crowd of 34,783 attended opening day of Saratoga Race Course's 2015 summer meet July 24, which featured a total all-sources handle of $17,706,202. Read More...

Fast Closer Mrs McDougal Snatches Lake George

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
Mrs McDougal closed on the outside with ground-devouring strides, overtaking battling front-runners Feathered and Cara Marie late to win the $200,000 Lake George Stakes (g. IIT) July 24, opening day at Saratoga Race Course. Read More...

Familiar Foes Meet in Prince of Wales Stakes

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
Queen's Plate victor Shaman Ghost will bid to add a second Canadian classic victory to his record July 28 in the $500,000 Prince of Wales Stakes at Fort Erie. Read More...

Off the Tracks Soars in Schuylerville Stakes

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
J. Stables' Off the Tracks went from maiden winner to stakes victress in just her second start July 24, taking the $150,000 Schuylerville Stakes (gr. III) in powerful fashion at Saratoga Race Course. Read More...