Blood-Horse

Ashland Stakes: Olly Stevens on Peace and War

Blood-Horse | 12 mins ago
Trainer Olly Stevens talks about Ashland Stakes (gr. I) contender Peace and War, who runs April 4 at Keeneland. Read More...

Carpe Diem Back at Keeneland for Blue Grass

Blood-Horse | 2 hours ago
Carpe Diem won the Claiborne Breeders' Futurity (gr. I) by 6 1/4 lengths during the fall meet in his graded debut and returns to Lexington after winning the March 7 Tampa Bay Derby (gr. II) in his first start of 2015. Read More...

Peace and War Returns for Ashland

Blood-Horse | 2 hours ago
After missing the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I) with a very slight ligament tear at the base of her fetlock, the Olly Stevens trainee is back with an eye on the April 4 Central Bank Ashland (gr. I). Read More...

Roberta ‘Bobbie’ Croll Dies at Age 94

Blood-Horse | 2 hours ago
Roberta "Bobbie" Croll, 94, wife of Hall of Fame trainer Warren A. "Jimmy" Croll Jr., died March 21 after a brief illness. Read More...

Judy the Beauty Heads Busy Work Tab for Ward

Blood-Horse | 2 hours ago
The first day of turf works for the upcoming spring meet at Keeneland brought out a contingent of horses from trainer Wesley Ward's barn March 31, headed by two Breeders' Cup winners. Read More...

Stopchargingmaria Makes 2015 Debut in Madison

Blood-Horse | 3 hours ago
Two-time grade I winner Stopchargingmaria is scheduled to make her 2015 debut April 4 in the $350,000 Madison Stakes (gr. I) on the opening weekend card at Keeneland Race Course in Lexington. Read More...

TOBA March Member of the Month

Blood-Horse | 3 hours ago
Eh Cumpari, bred by Thomas Turner, proved the best in the March 7 Palm Beach Stakes (gr. IIIT). Read More...

Laurel’s Average Handle Rises for Winter Meet

Blood-Horse | 3 hours ago
Average daily handle rose 14.6% at Laurel Park's winter meet, which started Jan. 1 and concluded March 29, although total wagering was down 5.4% overall. Read More...

What’s Going On Here: Keep Raising the Bar

Blood-Horse | 4 hours ago
TOBA initiatives aim to improve owners' experiences at the track. Read More...

Churchill Names New Track Superintendent

Blood-Horse | 4 hours ago
Churchill Downs Racetrack announced March 31 that track superintendent David Lehr will retire from that post, effective May 31, and will be succeeded by assistant track superintendent James "Jamie" Richardson. Read More...

Steve Haskin’s Derby Dozen for March 31, 2015

Blood-Horse | 6 hours ago
Wins by Materiality, Mubtaahij, and Far From Over now off the trail changes Steve's Kentucky Derby Dozen. Read to learn how! Read More...

Korean Stallion Sharp Humor Dies in Accident

Blood-Horse | 6 hours ago
Sharp Humor, runner-up in the 2006 Florida Derby (gr. I) won by Barbaro, has died in South Korea as a result of an accident at Let's Run Stud Farm on Jeju Island. Read More...

Live Video: Fasig-Tipton Texas Sale

Blood-Horse | 6 hours ago
Click here to watch the Fasig-Tipton Texas Sale LIVE. Read More...

Fracture Knocks Far From Over Off Derby Trail

Blood-Horse | 7 hours ago
Todd Pletcher-trained Withers (gr. III) winner will undergo surgery for left hind condylar fracture sustained in March 28 workout at Palm Beach Downs. Read More...

Live Chat – Friday, April 3 at NOON EDT

Blood-Horse | 7 hours ago
Join us to talk about this weekend's racing, including the Wood Memorial, the Santa Anita Derby, and the Blue Grass Stakes. Read More...

RMTC Nears Recommendation on Calming Agent

Blood-Horse | 21 hours ago
The Racing Medication and Testing Consortium hopes to have a recommended testing threshold level by late April for a naturally occurring amino acid that has a calming effect on racehorses. Read More...

ROAP Seeks Regulation of ‘Program Trainers’

Blood-Horse | 22 hours ago
The Racing Officials Accreditation Program, on its 2015 list of points of emphasis, is encouraging the horse racing industry to develop regulations to deal with the issue of program trainers. Read More...

Is Mubtaahij a Major Derby Contender?

Blood-Horse | 23 hours ago
J. Keeler Johnson recaps the Saturday racing action, including the UAE Derby. Read More...

Luck of the Kitten Starts ’15 in Transylvania

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Last year's Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf (gr. I) runner-up Luck of the Kitten will try to start his 3-year-old season on the right foot when he faces a large field in the $100,000 Transylvania Stakes (gr. IIIT). Read More...

U.S. Alleges Conspiracy at Penn National

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
A review of federal court records outlining the criminal cases against four Penn National veterinarians reveals that the vets alledgedly followed the trainers' orders on what medications should be administered to horses. Read More...

Roodle & Riddle, EquiMarker Analytics Partner

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital of Lexington has entered into a partnership with EquiMarker Analytics Corp. to pursue use of biomarkers in helping find solutions for some equine disorders and diseases. Read More...

Rood & Riddle, EquiMarker Analytics Partner

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital of Lexington has entered into a partnership with EquiMarker Analytics Corp. to pursue use of biomarkers in helping find solutions for some equine disorders and diseases. Read More...

Graham, Amoss, Moss Take FG Meet Titles

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Jockey James Graham, trainer Tom Amoss, and owner Maggi Moss topped the standings in their respective categories when the 81-day meet at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots concluded March 29. Read More...

Russell, Gonzalez Take Laurel Winter Titles

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Laurel Park closed its 2015 winter meet March 29, with Sheldon Russell and Claudio Gonzalez taking the respective jockey and trainer titles. Read More...

El Kabeir Fires Bullet Work at Belmont

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
El Kabeir had his final tune-up for the $1 million TwinSpires.com Wood Memorial (gr. I) March 30, breezing five furlongs on Belmont Park's training track in 1:01.12, the fastest of 27 works at the distance. Read More...

Keeneland Plans Wide Live Broadcast Coverage

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Racing at Keeneland's 15-day spring meet will be broadcast live on national television, local radio networks, and Keeneland.com as part of wide-ranging coverage for race fans. Read More...

Untapable Heads Asmussen Workers at Oaklawn

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Last year's 3-year-old filly champion looks to bounce back from a defeat in the Azeri Stakes in the Apple Blossom Handicap Read More...

Equibase Adds Voided Claim Information

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Equibase Company has announced that effective immediately it will include in its data feeds, result charts, and Equibase past performance products information on claims that were subsequently voided. Read More...

2015 Florida Derby Race Sequence

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Relive Materiality's victory in the 2015 Besilu Stables Florida Derby (gr. I). See where your favorite horse was at several crucial points of the race with our interactive slideshow. Read More...

Terranovas Seek Derby Success With El Kabeir

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
"Since he ran at Churchill, he really started to change... it's amazing how this horse has kept going forward, while braving the brutal winter we had," Tonja Terranova said of Wood Memorial contender El Kabeir. Read More...

From Turf to Dirt, Bolo Targets SA Derby

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Knowing she can always take Bolo back to the turf, trainer Carla Gaines tried him on the main track with success. Gaines also has Curlin's Fox making the move from turf to dirt in the Santa Anita Oaks (gr. I). Read More...

American Pharoah Tops KDFW Pool 4

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
The Kentucky Derby Future Wager's final pool closed March 29 with champion American Pharoah the slight 5-1 favorite and unbeaten Dortmund a close second choice at 6-1. Read More...

Pereira Taken to Hospital After SA Spill

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Jockey Tiago Pereira was taken to the hospital March 29 after a spill in the seventh race at Santa Anita Park. Read More...

State Control of NYRA Extended Another Year

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
New York officials have agreed to keep intact the state's oversight of the New York Racing Association, a control period that was to expire this October. Read More...

Daredevil, Frosted Post Final Works for Wood

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
A pair of contenders put their final works in March 29 for the $1 million Twinspires.com Wood Memorial (gr. I), in advance of the April 4 race at Aqueduct Racetrack. Read More...

Materiality New KY Derby Shooter for Pletcher

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Materiality came out of his win in the Florida Derby (gr. I) March 28 in good order, trainer Todd Pletcher said March 29, and if all goes well the colt will be in the starting gate for the Kentucky Derby (gr. I) May 2. Read More...

FL Derby Day Sets Handle Record

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Gulfstream Park had $27,255,863 in all-sources handle March 28, breaking its Florida Derby Day record of $26,820,951 that was set March 29, 2014. Read More...

‘Pharoah’ Speedy in First Workout After Rebel

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
American Pharoah returned to training in impressive fashion March 29 at Santa Anita Park, recording a five-furlong breeze in :58 3/5. Read More...

Sherman: Ascot Could Be Rough on ‘Chrome’

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Trainer Art Sherman didn't exactly give the decision to send California Chrome to England a ringing endorsement the morning of March 29. Read More...

Dubai World Cup 2015: Al Quoz Sprint

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Video Coverage of Sole Power's victory in the Al Quoz Sprint from the parade ring to the race to comments from winning Jockey Richard Hughes and Trainer Edward Lynham. Courtesy of the Dubai Racing Club Read More...

Dubai World Cup 2015: Dubai Gold Cup

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Video Coverage of Brown Panther's victory in the Dubai Gold Cup from the parade ring to the race to the celebration afterwards, and comments from winning jockey Richard Kingscote. Courtesy of the Dubai Racing Club Read More...

Dubai World Cup Video Recap

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Video Coverage of Prince Bishop's victory in the Dubai World Cup from the parade ring to the race and comments from jockey William Buick and trainer Saeed Bin Suroor. Courtesy of the Dubai Racing Club Read More...

California Chrome Headed to Royal Ascot

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
California Chrome will race at Royal Ascot next and will ship to England directly from Dubai, according to the Sacramento Bee. Read More...

Sky Kingdom Wins Second Tokyo City Cup

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Westrock Stables' Sky Kingdom continued to show his affinity for the 1 1/2-mile distance March 28 with an impressive victory in the $100,000 Tokyo City Cup Stakes (gr. III) at Santa Anita Park. Read More...

Jacobson, Ortiz Earn Titles at Aqueduct

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Trainer David Jacobson and jockey Jose Ortiz opened up decisive early leads and cruised to the finish line to win their respective titles as the inner track meet came to a close on Saturday, March 28 at Aqueduct Racetrack. Read More...

Imagining Breaks Through for Pan Am Victory

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Phipps Stable's homebred Imagining finally returned to the winner's circle, snapping a five-race losing streak and proving best in the $150,000 Pan American Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Gulfstream Park on March 28. Read More...

Dubai World Cup: Dubai Golden Shaheen

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Coverage of Secret Circle's victory in the Dubai Golden Shaheen, from the parade ring to the race, and comments from winning rider Victor Espinoza. Courtesy of the Dubai Racing Club Read More...

Call Me George Pulls New Orleans ‘Cap Upset

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Call Me George wore down Albano and favorite Moreno late in the $400,000 New Orleans Handicap (gr. II), engineering a 22-1 upset that provided jockey James Graham a milestone win March 28 at Fair Grounds Read More...

Dubai World Cup 2015: UAE Derby

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Coverage of the Mubtaahij's victory in the UAE Derby from the parade ring to the race to the celebration afterwards, and interviews with the connections. Courtesy of the Dubai Racing Club. Read More...

Unbeaten Materiality Secures Florida Derby

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
In his graded stakes debut, Alto Racing's Materiality proved up to the challenge as he scored a victory in the $1 million Besilu Stables Florida Derby (gr. I) on Saturday, March 28 at Gulfstream Park. Read More...