Blood-Horse

Ageless May Have Ideal Set-Up in Royal North

Blood-Horse | 7 hours ago
With half the field likely to be gunning for the lead, the set-up seems ideal for the confirmed closing mare Ageless in the $150,000 Royal North Stakes (Can-IIIT) on the Woodbine turf July 27. Read More...

Untapable Favored in Haskell Against Boys

Blood-Horse | 8 hours ago
Fresh off a 9 1/4-length drubbing of her own division and undefeated in four starts for Winchell Thoroughbreds this year, Untapable seeks a challenge versus males July 27 in the $1 million Haskell Invitational (gr. I). Read More...

Bing Crosby Attracts Goldencents, Declassify

Blood-Horse | 8 hours ago
Dual grade I winner Goldencents returns to Del Mar to face recent Triple Bend (gr. I) winner Declassify in the $300,000 Bing Crosby Stakes (gr. I) July 26, a race the Doug O'Neill trainee was second in last year. Read More...

La Verdad True Speed of Honorable Miss at Spa

Blood-Horse | 8 hours ago
Speedsters La Verdad, Red Velvet, R Free Roll, and Merry Meadow will ensure a prompt pace in the Honorable Miss at six furlongs at Saratoga July 28. Read More...

Flashy American Wheels Back for Shuvee ‘Cap

Blood-Horse | 8 hours ago
Flashy American will take another run at the $200,000 Shuvee Handicap (gr. III) at Saratoga Race Course July 27, wheeling back after a third-place finish in the Delaware Handicap (gr. I) two weeks earlier. Read More...

Medea Seeks to Double Up in Matchmaker Stakes

Blood-Horse | 10 hours ago
Cornerstone Thoroughbreds' Medea, winner of the Eatontown Stakes (gr. IIIT) in her last start at Monmouth Park, looks to double up in the $150,000 WinStar Matchmaker Stakes (gr. IIIT) at the New Jersey racetrack July 27. Read More...

Monmouth-Winning Fillies Target Molly Pitcher

Blood-Horse | 10 hours ago
Natalie Victoria and Majestic River, who each registered listed stakes wins at Monmouth Park in their previous starts, are to face one another for the first time in the Molly Pitcher Stakes (gr. II) July 27 at Monmouth. Read More...

Pants On Fire Seeks Monmouth Cup Repeat

Blood-Horse | 10 hours ago
George and Lori Hall's Pants On Fire makes his seasonal debut July 27 in the Monmouth Cup Stakes (gr. II) as the 6-year-old son of Jump Start seeks to repeat his victory in the 2013 edition. Read More...

Candy Boy Among 47 West Virginia Derby Noms

Blood-Horse | 11 hours ago
Forty-seven 3-year-olds have been nominated for the $750,000 West Virginia Derby presented by Xpressbet (gr. II), to be run Aug. 2 at Mountaineer Casino Racetrack & Resort. Read More...

Frac Daddy Inherits San Diego’s Favorite Role

Blood-Horse | 11 hours ago
With the unfortunate morning training death of pre-race favorite Dance With Fate, Frac Daddy, a two-time stakes winner in 2014, is now the likely choice in the $200,000 San Diego Handicap (gr. II) July 26 at Del Mar. Read More...

Buyers Reward Quick Breeze Times

Blood-Horse | 11 hours ago
Juveniles that breezed under 10 seconds represented only 1.1% of all 2-year-olds sold, but they easily commanded the highest average sales price. Read More...

Dance With Fate Euthanized After Accident

Blood-Horse | 13 hours ago
Grade I winner Dance With Fate was euthanized due to a serious injury sustained July 24 when he bolted and crashed into a fence while on the track at Del Mar prepping for the upcoming San Diego Handicap (gr. I). Read More...

Dance With Fate Injured in Del Mar Incident

Blood-Horse | 13 hours ago
Grade I winner Dance With Fate sustained a serious injury July 24 when he bolted and crashed into a fence while on the track at Del Mar prepping for the July 26 San Diego Handicap (gr. I). Read More...

Revenue Down, Income Up for PNGI

Blood-Horse | 13 hours ago
Despite a 14.3% decrease in net revenue, Penn National Gaming Inc. July 24 reported net income of $2.8 million for the second quarter of this year versus a $12.2 million loss for the same three months of 2013. Read More...

That Handicapping Show: Jim Dandy Stakes

Blood-Horse | 13 hours ago
Tonalist and Wicked Strong will face several new shooters this week in the Jim Dandy Stakes. Who do you like in the Jim Dandy? Listen to Claire Novak and Frank Angst give their picks. Read More...

New York Horsemen Commit Money to Jockey Fund

Blood-Horse | 13 hours ago
Every horse that breaks from the starting gate in a race at a New York Racing Association track will generate a $1 donation to the Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund , it was announced July 24. Read More...

Enhanced Security for Whitney, Travers Horses

Blood-Horse | 13 hours ago
The New York State Gaming Commission and New York Racing Association announced enhanced security protocols July 24 for horses running in the $1.5 million Whitney Stakes (gr. I) and $1.25 million Travers Stakes (gr. I). Read More...

Keeneland Begins Installation of Dirt Surface

Blood-Horse | 15 hours ago
Keeneland has begun installation of the dirt racing surface on its main track, the final step in the renovation project that is on schedule for completion next month in advance of the fall meeting. Read More...

Maybry’s Boy to E.A. Ranches

Blood-Horse | 16 hours ago
Graded stakes winner Maybry's Boy, a son of Santa Anita Handicap (gr. I) winner Broad Brush, is relocating from New York to E.A. Ranches in Ramona, Calif. Read More...

Maybry’s Boy to E.A. Ranches

Blood-Horse | 16 hours ago
Graded stakes winner Maybry's Boy, a son of Santa Anita Handicap (gr. I) winner Broad Brush, is relocating from New York to E.A. Ranches in Ramona, Calif. Read More...

Texas AG Asked to Rule on Historical Racing

Blood-Horse | 16 hours ago
A Texas lawmaker is asking Attorney General Greg Abbott to weigh in on whether a state commission has the authority to allow historical racing. Read More...

Texas AG Asked to Rule on Historical Racing

Blood-Horse | 16 hours ago
A Texas lawmaker is asking Attorney General Greg Abbott to weigh in on whether a state commission has the authority to allow historical racing. Read More...

My Option, La Tia Tangle in Ontario Matron

Blood-Horse | 17 hours ago
A competitve field of nine fillies will face off in the two-turn Ontario Matron over Woodbine's Polytrack July 26, including a pack of stakes winners at Arlington and over the home track outside Toronto. Read More...

My Option, La Tia Tangle in Ontario Matron

Blood-Horse | 17 hours ago
A competitve field of nine fillies will face off in the two-turn Ontario Matron over Woodbine's Polytrack July 26, including a pack of stakes winners at Arlington and over the home track outside Toronto. Read More...

Tonalist Looks Tough in Jim Dandy Stakes

Blood-Horse | 18 hours ago
Sometimes, handicapping a horse race can be as much about the horses whose chances you don't like as it is about the horses whose chances you do like. Read More...

Record Breakers Headed for Del Mar Debutante

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
A pair of 2-year-old fillies who eclipsed the Del Mar Polytrack mark for five furlongs in separate racing debuts July 20, appear headed for a showdown in the $300,000 Del Mar Debutante (gr. I) for their powerhouse barns. Read More...

Dance With Fate Off the Bench for San Diego

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Toyota Blue Grass (gr. I) winner Dance With Fate, off since a sixth-place effort in the Kentucky Derby, tackles older horses for the first time in the $200,000 San Diego Handicap (gr. II) July 26 at Del Mar. Read More...

Haskin: The Saint of Saratoga

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Unable to ride any longer due to a series of injuries and being diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, Valerie Buck turned her passion in another direction. Read More...

Shanon Nicole Takes Off-Turf Indiana Grand

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Shanon Nicole, owned and bred by Connie Apostelos, benefited from a quick early pace to rally and capture the $205,200 Indiana Grand Stakes for 3-year-old fillies at Indiana Grand Race Course July 23. Read More...

Can Coup de Grace Land Blow in Amsterdam?

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
The $200,000 Amsterdam Stakes (gr. II) for 3-year-olds at Saratoga Race Course July 26 looks to have several intriguing contenders, some stretching out in distance and others dropping back. Read More...

Daring Dancer Prevails in Lake George Stakes

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
With a late stretch move, favored Daring Dancer caught A Little Bit Sassy to win by a head in the $200,000 Lake George Stakes (gr. IIT) July 23 over the inner turf at Saratoga Race Course. Read More...

Delaware, Horsemen Hope to Pay Late Purses

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
The Delaware Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association and Delaware Park are working to ensure horsemen are promptly paid purse money in light of delays in the receipt of results of equine drug tests. Read More...

Tonalist, Wicked Strong Headline Jim Dandy

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Belmont Stakes (gr. I) winner Tonalist and fourth-place finisher Wicked Strong share a highweight assignment of 123 pounds for the $600,000 Jim Dandy Stakes (gr. II) at Saratoga on July 26. Read More...

Eight Stakes Set for Churchill in September

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
The second September meet in the 140-year history of Churchill Downs will offer eight stakes races with total purses of $925,000 during a 12-day run. Read More...

Global Gaming Almanac Set for July 28 Release

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
The Global Gaming Almanac provides 746 pages of comprehensive, up-to-date market summaries, financial data, statistics, and profiles of properties, owners, and regulators for 215 international gaming jurisdictions. Read More...

Art Sherman to Receive Laffit Pincay Award

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Art Sherman, a career horseman who rose to the pinnacle of racing this past spring when he guided California Chrome in a thrilling Triple Crown run, has been named the 2014 recipient of the Laffit Pincay Jr. Award. Read More...

Harris, Frazier Lead 2014 Washingon HOF Class

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Trainer Ben Harris and jockey Ricky Frazier head a stellar group of 2014 Washington Racing Hall of Fame inductees, Emerald Downs announced. Read More...

Equineline ‘Pedigree Binder’ Now Available

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
The Jockey Club Information Systems unveiled the "Pedigree Binder" July 23, enabling users to easily manage, store, and view Equineline pedigrees and other information online. Read More...

Wednesday at Saratoga

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Doug Salvatore looks at a baby race & the A.P. Indy Curse Wednesday at Saratoga. Read More...

OBS Fall Sale to Include Horses of Racing Age

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
A new horses of racing age section will be added to the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s 2014 fall mixed sale scheduled for Oct. 14-16. Read More...

Final Breeders’ Cup Board Seats Filled

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
The Breeders' Cup announced July 23 the final composition of its board of directors upon the completion of runoff voting by the 45 Breeders' Cup Members. Read More...

Filly Taghrooda Takes Aim at Ascot History

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Classic-winning 3-year-old filly Taghrooda will face older males July 26, when she starts from the outside in the field of 12 expected for the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes (Eng-I) at Ascot. Read More...

TOBA Schedules Events in Saratoga Springs

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association is holding two educational events, as well as its annual members meeting, in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., during the first week of August. Read More...

Risk Factors for EIPH in Australian Racehorses Studied

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Researchers know that exercise-induced pulmonary hemorrhage, or EIPH, can hinder a horse's lung function and athletic performance. What they're still not clear on, however, is which horses will bleed and when. But an Australian research team recently took a step closer to finding the answer. Read More...

Sky Kingdom Returns to 1 1/2 Miles in Cougar

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Last year's Cougar II runner-up stretches back out to 12 furlongs versus 10 opponents. Read More...

NY Tracks Awarded Extended VLT Hours

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
New York racetrack gaming facilities, most of which have been facing slumping financial numbers this year, will be able to stay open later into the early morning and be authorized to offer more free play. Read More...

Queen’s Horse Tests Positive for Morphine

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Estimate, the 2013 Ascot Gold Cup (Eng-I) winner belonging to Queen Elizabeth II, has tested positive for the banned substance morphine, Buckingham Palace announced July 22. Read More...

Haskin: No More ‘What Ifs’ With Wise Dan

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Wise Dan's career is what it is, and now that he is about to embark on a comeback at age 7 from colic surgery, he should be appreciated for what he does and what he's accomplished. Read More...

Tonalist Begins Push for Eclipse Award

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Robert Evans' Tonalist, winner of the Belmont Stakes (gr. I), has a high mountain to climb if he wishes to supplant California Chrome atop the 3-year-old division. Read More...

NY Legislature Extends 2% Share for Horsemen

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
First passed as a temporary surcharge in 2007, legislation has been signed into law again authorizing the New York Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association to receive 2% of purse proceeds at New York Racing Association tracks. Read More...