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Breeders’ Cup Ticket Sales Begin Online

Blood-Horse | 1 hour ago
General admission tickets to the Breeders' Cup World Championships are now available for purchase online. Read More...

Beholder Fires Bullet for Zenyatta Defense

Blood-Horse | 6 hours ago
Two-time champion filly Beholder turned in a bullet seven-furlong workout Sept. 20 at Santa Anita Park as she prepares to defend last year's victory in the Zenyatta Stakes (gr. I) Sept. 27. Read More...

‘Chrome’ Eyes BC Classic, Bayern Has Options

Blood-Horse | 6 hours ago
Dual classic winner California Chrome came out of his unplaced finish in the Sept. 20 Pennsylvania Derby (gr. II) in good order and is on course for the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I). Read More...

Guillot, Jerkens Like Chances in Gold Cup

Blood-Horse | 8 hours ago
Trainer Eric Guillot believes Moreno ran his best race ever in the July 5 Suburban Handicap at Belmont Park, so he's looking for another top effort from the 4-year-old gelding in the Sept. 27 Jockey Club Gold Cup. Read More...

Twirling Candy Colt Leads Tattersalls Sale

Blood-Horse | 8 hours ago
The top-selling horse the first day of the Tattersalls Ireland September yearling sale was a colt from the first crop of Central Kentucky stallion Twirling Candy. Read More...

The Week in Photos for 9/23/2014

Blood-Horse | 9 hours ago
Parx, Delaware Park, Churchill, Australia, Belmont, Charles Town, Woodbine & More Read More...

Shared Belief Works Toward Awesome Again

Blood-Horse | 10 hours ago
Undefeated champion Shared Belief worked four furlongs in :47 3/5, handily, at Golden Gate Fields Sept. 23 in preparation for the Awesome Again Stakes (gr. I) at Santa Anita Park Sept. 27. Read More...

Palace Malice Interest Sold, May Race Again

Blood-Horse | 10 hours ago
Three Chimneys Farm has purchased a 50% interest in Palace Malice and the multiple grade I winner could go back into training in 2015, according to an announcement from Dogwood president Cot Campbell. Read More...

Wise Dan Preps for Shadwell Turf Mile

Blood-Horse | 10 hours ago
Two-time Horse of the Year worked five furlongs on the turf Sept. 23 in 1:01.20. Read More...

What’s Going On Here: In Honor of Theresa

Blood-Horse | 11 hours ago
Former Blood-Horse librarian remembered for her skills and joy Read More...

Believe You Can to Fasig-Tipton Sale

Blood-Horse | 11 hours ago
Airdrie Stud will offer 2012 Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) winner Believe You Can in foal to leading sire Tapit at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky November sale Nov. 3. Read More...

Fasig-Tipton Catalogs 1,236 for October Sale

Blood-Horse | 11 hours ago
Fasig-Tipton will catalog 1,236 yearlings for the three-day October sale at its Kentucky headquarters in Lexington. The three continuous sessions from Oct. 20-22, each with equal numbers, will get underway at 10 a.m. (EDT). Read More...

Ruidoso Unveils Integrity and Safety Program

Blood-Horse | 11 hours ago
Ruidoso Downs Race Track has announced a new program that chairman R.D. Hubbard said is part "our on-going effort to ensure the integrity and safety of the the sport and its participants." Read More...

Live Chat – Friday, September 26 at NOON EST

Blood-Horse | 12 hours ago
Join us to talk about this weekend's racing and the implications for the Breeders' Cup. Read More...

Lemon Drop Kid and Bill Farish

Blood-Horse | 13 hours ago
Bill Farish talks about the career of Lemon Drop Kid and what he has meant to the Thoroughbred industry. Read More...

Suffolk Downs Adds Race Day for Tribute

Blood-Horse | 13 hours ago
As live racing draws to a close at Suffolk Downs, track officials are extending the meet by one day so that the 79-year-old track where Hall of Famers Seabiscuit, Whirlaway, John Henry, Skip Away and Cigar once raced. Read More...

Ramseys, Brown, Castellano Top Penn Standings

Blood-Horse | 13 hours ago
Owners Ken and Sarah Ramsey, trainer Chad Brown, and jockey Javier Castellano remained at the top of the standings of the Penn Gaming Racing Challenge after action Sept. 20 at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races. Read More...

Slideshow: Kelso: 5 Time HOY 50th Anniversary

Blood-Horse | 14 hours ago
Fifty years ago Kelso rallied late in the season for his fifth Horse of the Year crown. Read more in the September 27, 2014 issue of The Blood-Horse. Read More...

Slideshow: Kelso’s 5th HOY 50th Anniversary

Blood-Horse | 14 hours ago
Fifty years ago Kelso rallied late in the season for his fifth Horse of the Year crown. Read more in the September 27, 2014 issue of The Blood-Horse. Read More...

Slideshow: Progeny of Lemon Drop Kid

Blood-Horse | 16 hours ago
View more photos from our magazine series training offspring of Lemon Drop Kid. Read More...

Study Compares Abdominal Bandage Types

Blood-Horse | 16 hours ago
It's no secret that leg wraps and bandages applied to horses' lower limbs protect and support the soft tissues within. But what about the abdominal bandages veterinarians wrap around horses' bodies post-colic surgery—do they function in the same way? Read More...

McEvoy Steps Down as Godolphin Jockey

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Kerrin McEvoy has ended his 12-year tenure as a retained rider for Godolphin and Darley's Australian racing operations and plans to ride freelance. Read More...

Consignors Busy Ahead of Louisiana Sale

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Prospective buyers kept consignors busy showing horses Sept. 22, one day before the Breeders Sales Co. of Louisiana yearling sale begins in West Monroe. Read More...

Successful Owner/Breeder Aaron Jones Dies

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Thoroughbred breeder Aaron Jones, who enjoyed the heights of success on the racetrack, in breeding horses, and in the sales ring, died Sept. 22 at his Eugene, Ore., home. Read More...

Heart to Heart Among Eight for Jefferson Cup

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Terry Hamilton's Heart to Heart is unbeaten in two turf starts at a mile this year and will bid for his first graded stakes win in the Jefferson Cup (gr. IIIT) Sept. 27 going that distance on the Churchill Downs lawn. Read More...

Slideshow: Will Take Charge

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Relive moments from the racing career of Will Take Charge. Read More...

Shared Belief Needs to be Awesome…Again

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Not to put any pressure on Shared Belief in Saturday's Awesome Again Stakes, but racing desperately needs a victory by the son of Candy Ride. Read More...

Departing, Carve Set for Homecoming Classic

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Claiborne Farm and Adele Dilschneider's Departing and Michael Langford's Carve, both based at Churchill Downs, are among six entered in the $125,000 Homecoming Classic at 1 1/8 miles Sept. 27 at the Kentucky racetrack. Read More...

Al Shaqab’s Toronado to National Stud in 2015

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Al Shaqab Racing's group I-winning miler Toronado, who is possible for the QIPCO Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (Eng-I) at Ascot in October, will take up stud duty in 2015 at The National Stud in Newmarket. Read More...

Juddmonte’s Elite Miler Kingman Retired

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Khalid Abdullah's multiple group-I winning miler Kingman, who had been a candidate for the Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) at Santa Anita Park, has been retired and will stand in 2015 at Banstead Manor Stud in Newmarket Read More...

WVRC Seeks Bill to Allow Flexibility on Dates

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
The West Virginia Racing Commission is taking comments on a proposed resolution that would notify lawmakers it would like to see legislation in 2015 to change the required number of live racing dates to 185 each year. Read More...

Indiana Immediately Suspends Two Licensees

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
The Indiana Horse Racing Commission has summarily suspended a licensed veterinarian and assistant trainer/owner for an alleged illegal race-day injection of a 3-year-old filly before a race at Indiana Grand Racecourse. Read More...

Barretts Sets 2015 Auction Schedule

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
The first 2-year-olds in training sale of 2015 will be conducted by Barretts on Monday, Feb. 23, at Fairplex Park in Pomona, Calif., with the training preview scheduled for Feb. 20. Read More...

Tonalist, V. E. Day Work at Belmont Park

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Belmont Stakes (gr. I) winner Tonalist and Travers Stakes (gr. I) winner V. E. Day breezed Sept. 22 over the training track at Belmont Park in preparation for the Sept. 27 Jockey Club Gold Cup (gr. I). Read More...

Ron Turcotte to Appear at Kentucky Downs

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Hall of Fame jockey Ron Turcotte will appear at Kentucky Downs in Franklin, Ky., Wednesday, Sept. 24, to raise funds for the Permanently Disabled Jockeys' Fund. Read More...

Xpressbet ‘Big Bet’ Offers Breeders’ Cup Trip

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Advance-deposit wagering company Xpressbet is offering customers the chance to win a VIP trip to the Breeders' Cup at Santa Anita Park to make a $10,000 win bet on the Xpressbet Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I). Read More...

Stopshoppingdebbie to Start in LA Woman

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Stopshoppingdebbie, Northwest Farm's undefeated homebred daughter of Curlin, will make her first start outside Washington state when she goes postward in the LA Woman Stakes (gr. III) at Santa Anita Park on Oct. 4. Read More...

Goldencents to Remain in California

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
After working on the grass Sept. 20, Goldencents' trip to Keeneland RaceCourse to face Wise Dan in the Shadwell Turf Mile (gr. IT) Oct. 4 has been canceled, said majority owner Glenn Sorgenstein. Read More...

Lexington Horseman Snellings Dies at Age 81

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Donald L. Snellings, the former yearling manager at Spendthrift Farm, died Sept. 18 in Lexington at age 81. Read More...

Top Jockey in World’s Top Races to be Honored

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
The International Federation of Horseracing Authorities, Longines, and the Hong Kong Jockey Club announced Sept. 22 that the jockey with the best performance in the world's highest-rated races will be honored. Read More...

Is Low-Dose Omeprazole Effective for Treating Ulcers?

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
If you’ve ever had to deal with equine gastric ulcers, you—and your wallet—will likely be happy that researchers have learned that a much lower dose of one omeprazole formulation could be just as effective in treating the condition as... Read More...

Princess of Sylmar to Fasig-Tipton Sale

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
King of Prussia Stable announced that four-time grade I winner Princess of Sylmar will be consigned by Taylor Made Sales Agency as a broodmare prospect at the Fasig-Tipton November sale Monday, Nov. 3. Read More...

Los Alamitos Concludes First Fall Meet

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
The first fall Thoroughbred meet at Los Alamitos ended Sept. 21 with average daily all-sources handle of $5,768,238 for 11 days, a 26.3% increase over the 13-day meet a year earlier conducted by Barretts at Fairplex Park. Read More...

Fields Shaping Up for Super Saturday Card

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Belmont Park's TVG Super Saturday card Sept. 27 looks to be shaping up as a stellar day of racing with a number of elite runners listed as likely to compete in six graded stakes worth combined purses of $3.4 million. Read More...

Florida Won Steals Ontario Derby Show

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Live Oak Plantation's Florida Won rallied from last and outkicked Canadian classic winner Coltimus Prime in the final sixteenth to win the Ontario Derby Stakes (Can-III) Sept. 21 at Woodbine. Read More...

Keeneland September Yearling Sale Wrap 2014

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Evan Hammonds recaps the two week Keeneland September yearling sale with numbers, sale toppers, and leading participants. Also, comments from Keeneland's Associate Director of Sales Tom Thornbury. Read More...

Kaldera Up in Time in German St. Leger

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Filly Kaldera steadily reeled in front-runner and favorite Virginia Sun and led in the closing stages to win the German St. Leger (Ger-III) Sept. 21 at Dortmund. Read More...

Gross, Average Decline at Keeneland Sale

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
The Keeneland September yearling sale ended Sept. 21 with slight declines in gross and average but equaled last year's $50,000 record for median in a market roughly level with that of 2013. Read More...

Keeneland Gross, Average Decline Slightly

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
The Keeneland September yearling sale ended Sept. 21 with slight declines in gross and average but equaled last year's $50,000 record for median in a market roughly level with that of 2013. Read More...

After the Wire: Pennsylvania Derby

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Evan Hammonds recaps the performances of Bayern and California Chrome in the Pennsylvania Derby and provides a nice tribute to recently retired Game On Dude. Read More...