Blood-Horse

Real Solution to Blue Star Racing in Louisiana

Blood-Horse | 7 hours ago
Calumet Farm is leasing Real Solution to take advantage of the Louisiana-bred program. Read More...

Take Charge Indy Colt Fastest at OBS Under Tack Show

Blood-Horse | 7 hours ago
Ready to Dance, an unraced 3-year-old son of Take Charge Indy, worked three-eighths of a mile in :32 to post the fastest work at the distance at the under tack show for the Ocala Breeders' Sales' 2018 winter mixed sale. Read More...

THA Teleconference to Provide Federal Tax Bill Overview

Blood-Horse | 8 hours ago
The Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association and National Thoroughbred Racing Association will jointly host a legislative update for THA members to provide details on the new federal tax bill. Read More...

Some Pegasus Horses Racing for Every Owner, Stakeholder

Blood-Horse | 8 hours ago
Three Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes (G1) horses expected to start in slots purchased by the Stronach Group for the Jan. 27 race would see their earnings shared with other stakeholders should any register a top-three placing. Read More...

Pegasus Lessee Gallo On Board With Gunnevera

Blood-Horse | 8 hours ago
As a relative newcomer to horse racing, Bill Gallo is still learning some of the game's many nuances. Read More...

Fasig-Tipton Winter Supplemental Entries Now Online

Blood-Horse | 10 hours ago
Additional 30 entered to the sale, which will be held Feb. 5-6. Supplemental entries will be taken through Jan. 25. Read More...

Royal Artillery to Stand at Pin Oak Lane

Blood-Horse | 13 hours ago
Royal Artillery, a group 3 winner in England, has been retired to stand at Dr. William Solomon's Pin Oak Lane near New Freedom, Pa., in a deal brokered by Sean Nix of Crystal Lane Racing. Read More...

Gun Runner Smooth in Final Breeze Before Pegasus

Blood-Horse | 13 hours ago
In his typically professional manner Jan. 22, Gun Runner breezed a half-mile in :48.96 at Gulfstream Park in the last timed workout ahead of his career finale in the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) Jan. 27 at Gulfstream. Read More...

Jim and Joan Brady Support Horseracing Integrity Act

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Long-time owners/breeders Jim and Joan Brady are newest members on WHOA's growing roster of individuals who support the Horseracing Integrity Act. Read More...

Plainsman First Lasix-Free Bonus Winner in 2018

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Plainsman became the first "Lasix-free bonus" winner of the 2018 Oaklawn Park meeting, and the 15th since the Arkansas track began the program in 2015, with a half-length victory in the ninth race Jan. 21. Read More...

Proposed Finger Lakes Turf Course Gaining Ground

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Thoroughbred industry executives in New York are pressing ahead with an effort to build a turf course at Finger Lakes Racetrack, which has seen racing handle slide over the years amid smaller field sizes and competition for gambling dollars upstate. Read More...

First Foal is a Colt for California Chrome

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Taylor Made Stallions' California Chrome, Mshawish, and Not This Time have all sired their first respective foals, Taylor Made confirmed Jan. 21. Read More...

Jockey Jevian Toledo Injured During Training Spill

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Jevian Toledo, the leading rider in Maryland with 144 wins in 2017, will be sidelined indefinitely following a spill during training hours Jan. 21 at Laurel Park. Read More...

Oaklawn Issues Ban Amid EHV-1 Positives

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Following the news of equine herpesvirus-1 positives at both Belmont Park and Laurel Park,, Oaklawn Park announced Jan. 21 that horses stabled at either track will be prohibited from entering the Hot Springs, Ark., grounds until further notice. Read More...

Control Group Too Good in Alex M. Robb

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Michael Dubb and David Simon's Control Group ran to his odds-on favoritism and easily added another win to his résumé in the $100,000 Alex M. Robb Stakes Jan. 21 at Aqueduct Racetrack.  Read More...

Seeking the Soul Logs Final Pegasus Work

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Seeking the Soul, winner of the Clark Handicap presented by Norton Healthcare (G1), had his final tune-up before the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes (G1) Jan. 27 at Gulfstream Park, working a half-mile in :48 3/5 Jan. 21. Read More...

Seeking the Soul Logs Final Pegasus Work

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Seeking the Soul, winner of the Clark Handicap presented by Norton Healthcare (G1), had his final tune-up before the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes (G1) Jan. 27 at Gulfstream Park, working a half-mile in :48 3/5 Jan. 21. Read More...

Collected, West Coast Put in Final Works for Pegasus

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Collected and West Coast both worked in company at Santa Anita Park Jan. 21 in preparation for the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes (G1) Jan. 27 at Gulfstream Park. Read More...

Collected, West Coast Put in Final Works for Pegasus

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Collected and West Coast both worked in company at Santa Anita Park Jan. 21 in preparation for the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes (G1) Jan. 27 at Gulfstream Park. Read More...

Coniah Breaks Through for Morey in Las Cienegas

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
From the moment Coniah put her nose in front halfway down Santa Anita's hillside turf course to when she hit the wire, there was little challenge from any of the horses behind her, and the 5-year-old Harlington mare cruised to the line. Read More...

Toast of New York Arrives at Gulfstream for Pegasus

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Globetrotting Toast of New York completed the final leg of his journey from England Jan. 20 and settled in at Gulfstream Park, where he will compete Jan. 27 in the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1). Read More...

Amy’s Challenge Keeps Streak Alive in Dixie Belle

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Novogratz Racing Stables' Amy's Challenge kept her winning streak alive when she battled down to the wire with Mia Mischief in the $125,000 Dixie Belle Stakes at Oaklawn Park Jan. 20.  Read More...

Galleon Mast Edges to Sunshine Millions Turf Score

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Anne D. Scott's Galleon Mast returned to winning ways Jan. 20 in the $150,000 Sunshine Millions Turf Stakes at Gulfstream Park. Read More...

X Y Jet Brilliant in Sunshine Millions Sprint

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
X Y Jet delivered as expected Saturday when he led every point of call en route to a sublime 5 1/2-length win in the Sunshine Millions Sprint Stakes at Gulfstream Park. Read More...

First Reported Foal a Filly for Tamarkuz

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Tamarkuz, winner of the 2016 Las Vegas Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (G1), was represented by his first reported foal Jan. 20. The filly is out of the unraced Aldebaran mare Aly Baran and was born at Scarteen Stud in Central Kentucky.  Read More...

Gettysburg Earns Keep as Gun Runner’s Perfect Partner

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Whatever his problems in the afternoon, Gettysburg can display brilliance in morning workouts. As Hall of Fame trainer Steve Asmussen marveled, few horses have the physical ability to repeatedly and effectively work with a horse such as Gun Runner. Read More...

Awesome Banner Back to Winner’s Circle After Fire Plug

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Jacks or Better Farm homebred Awesome Banner started out 2018 with a return to the winner's circle. The 5-year-old son of Awesome of Course pulled away to win by a half-length in the $100,000 Fire Plug Stakes Jan. 20 at Laurel Park. Read More...

Galleon Mast Edges to Sunshine Millions Turf Victory

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Anne D. Scott's Galleon Mast returned to winning ways Jan. 20 in the $150,000 Sunshine Millions Turf Stakes at Gulfstream Park. Read More...

Masochistic Logs Final Workout for 2018 Debut

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Under jockey Drayden Van Dyke, Masochistic popped out of the gate and immediately put open lengths between himself and the other workers. Read More...

Jay’s Way Fights Back to Take Sunshine Millions Classic

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Jay's Way's grit spelled heartache for another graded stakes winner Saturday when he re-rallied in deep stretch to edge Mr. Jordan by a half length in the $200,000 Sunshine Millions Classic Stakes. Read More...

Stellar Wind Cruises as Pegasus Rivals Also Work

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Coolmore's Stellar Wind got an early four-furlong leg-stretcher Jan. 20 in preparation for her run against males in the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes (G1). Read More...

Aqueduct Reaccredited by Saftey & Integrity Alliance

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
The National Thoroughbred Racing Association announced Jan. 20 that Aqueduct Racetrack in New York City has earned reaccreditation from the NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance.  Read More...

Wellabled Speeds to Victory in the Forego at Turfway

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Carolyn Wilson's Wellabled once again showed his affinity for synthetic surfaces with a runaway score in the $50,000 Forego Stakes Jan. 19 at Turfway Park. Read More...

Second EHV-1 Positive Extends Quarantine at Belmont

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
The New York Racing Association announced Jan. 19 that a "precautionary quarantine" at Belmont Park's Barn 44 remains in place after a horse that tested positive for equine herpesvirus-1 again came back with a positive result in a follow-up test. Read More...

Some Seemingly Simple Requests From Horseplayers

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
In a refreshing move, Kentucky Horse Racing Commission vice chairman John Roach listed a number of horseplayer concerns at a Jan. 16 rules committee meeting. Read More...

Quezon Cruises to La Verdad Victory

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Marc Keller's Quezon stayed comfortably off the pace, gained the lead in the stretch, and cruised to a 4 1/4-length win in the first running of the $100,000 La Verdad for New York-bred filly and mare sprinters Jan. 19 at Aqueduct Racetrack. Read More...

Grade 3 Winner Irish Surf Retired

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Irish Surf, a son of the champion mare Surfside and an 8 1/4-length, gate-to-wire winner of the 2014 Cougar II Handicap (G3) at Del Mar, has been retired from racing due to a tendon injury discovered after a routine workout Dec 31. Read More...

Hagyard Equine Merges With National Vet Network

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Hagyard Equine Medical Institute in Lexington announced Jan. 19 a merger with Mixed Animal Veterinary Associates of North America, an umbrella organization for 22 equine, mixed animal, and companion animal veterinary practices in 11 states. Read More...

Champagne Room Injured, Owners Pondering Retirement

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Champagne Room, champion 2-year-old filly of 2016, has a foot injury that may result in the end of her racing career, trainer Peter Eurton said Jan. 19. Read More...

West Coast Regional: Leading the Way

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Family to Clay Murdock extends to the team at Rancho San Miguel, the California farm Murdock has managed for more than 30 years, and to the offspring of the farm’s stallions. Read More...

Bay Filly is Hit It a Bomb’s First Foal

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Michael Wood bred the foal, born at Chasing the Sun Stables Jan. 17. Read More...

Giant Expectations Puts in Final Work for Pegasus

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Giant Expectations motored through five furlongs on what has been a slow main track during morning training in :58 flat in his last timed work in preparation for the Pegasus World Cup (G1). Read More...

Sabbatical Delivers First Foal in Foal Patrol

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Sabbatical, a mare owned by Phipps Stable residing at historic Claiborne Farm, delivered the first foal of the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame's Foal Patrol project at 5:50 a.m. Jan. 19.  Read More...

Pegasus World Cup Security Protocols Released

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
The Stronach Group has announced enhanced security measures for horses competing in the Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes (G1). Read More...

Litfin At Large: Calm Before the Pegasus Storm

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
While anticipation builds toward the Eclipse Awards and the Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes (G1) with a blockbuster supporting card next week at Gulfstream Park, Jan. 20 qualifies as something of a slow news day. Read More...

Gun Runner Takes First Trip to Track at Gulfstream

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
Gun Runner, the likely favorite for the upcoming $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1), took his first trip around Gulfstream Park the morning of Jan. 19 after arriving at the Florida oval Jan. 18. Read More...

Oaklawn Park Cancels Jan. 19 Card

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
Oaklawn Park management has canceled the nine-race card scheduled for Jan. 19 because of track conditions. Read More...

OBS Day of Champions Repositioned on Calendar

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
When Ocala Breeders' Sales stages one day of racing Jan. 24 one day prior to its two-day winter mixed sale, the program will consist of eight Quarter Horse events and one race for Thoroughbreds but will not include the Day of Champions stakes. Read More...

Four Promising Derby Contenders to Watch This Winter

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
J. Keeler Johnson shares his thoughts on a few up-and-coming Kentucky Derby contenders. Read More...