Blood-Horse

First U.S. Winner for Algorithms

Blood-Horse | 2 hours ago
Impressive Pimlico Race Course maiden special weight race winner Recruiting Ready has become the first North American winner for Claiborne Farm’s first-season stallion Algorithms. Read More...

Diva Express, I’m a Looker Dead Heat at CD

Blood-Horse | 4 hours ago
Not one but two 4-year-old fillies secured their first stakes wins when Diva Express and I'm a Looker earned the dead-heat victory in the $100,000 Winning Colors Stakes (gr. III) May 28 at Churchill Downs. Read More...

Flipcup Resolute in Arlington Matron Win

Blood-Horse | 4 hours ago
Flipcup, who takes things to another level when racing on all-weather surfaces, held off a stretch challenge from favorite No Fault of Mine to win the $100,000 Arlington Matron Stakes (gr. III) Saturday, May 28 at Arlington Park. Read More...

Enola Gray Passes Two-Turn Test in Melair

Blood-Horse | 5 hours ago
Stepping up into stakes competition off a standout debut score, Nick Alexander's homebred Enola Gray didn't disappoint in the $200,000 Melair Stakes May 28 at Santa Anita Park. Read More...

Are You Kidding Me Repeats in Eclipse

Blood-Horse | 6 hours ago
Back home at Woodbine, Ronald Kirk, John Bates, and Michael Riordan's Are You Kidding Me thrived like it was 2015 in the $200,000 Eclipse Stakes (Can-II) May 28. Read More...

Exaggerator Carries Delta Jackpot Flag

Blood-Horse | 7 hours ago
For Delta Downs director of racing Chris Warren, there's no beating some free, on-track publicity when it comes to promoting the $1,000,000 Delta Downs Jackpot Stakes (gr. III). Read More...

Exaggerator Carries Delta Jackpot Flag

Blood-Horse | 7 hours ago
For Delta Downs director of racing Chris Warren, there's no beating some free, on-track publicity when it comes to promoting the $1,000,000 Delta Downs Jackpot Stakes (gr. III). Read More...

Rabada Strikes for Second Group I Win in SAf

Blood-Horse | 8 hours ago
Markus and Ingrid Jooste's Rabada took advantage of a slow pace to pick up his second group I victory in the Daily News 2000 May 28 at Greyville Racecourse in South Africa. Read More...

Rabada Strikes for Second Group I Win in SAf

Blood-Horse | 8 hours ago
Markus and Ingrid Jooste's Rabada took advantage of a slow pace to pick up his second group I victory in the Daily News 2000 May 28 at Greyville Racecourse in South Africa. Read More...

Exaggerator Gallops at Pimlico Race Course

Blood-Horse | 8 hours ago
After two days of walking, Preakness Stakes (gr. I) winner Exaggerator returned to the track with an easy gallop Saturday morning at Pimlico Race Course. Read More...

Mike Venezia Memorial Award to Go to Pino

Blood-Horse | 9 hours ago
Mario Pino was announced as the 2016 recipient of the of the Mike Venezia Memorial Award, earning the prestigious honor for jockeys who exemplify extraordinary sportsmanship and citizenship. Read More...

Tepin Works; Trip to Royal Ascot Uncertain

Blood-Horse | 10 hours ago
Tepin turned in a solid work May 28 at Churchill Downs, but her connections said she's on the fence for a trip to Royal Ascot because she won't be permitted to wear a nasal strip in England. Read More...

Cherry Wine, Brody’s Cause Work for Belmont

Blood-Horse | 11 hours ago
Trainer Dale Romans invoked the name of Hall of Famer H. Allen Jerkens the morning of May 28, a fitting move considering he had just gone old-school in preparing his pair of Belmont Stakes (gr. I) hopefuls. Read More...

California Chrome ‘Stronger’ in Los Al Drill

Blood-Horse | 15 hours ago
California Chrome worked a solid half-mile May 28 at Los Alamitos in preparation for his next start July 23 in the San Diego Handicap at Del Mar. Read More...

Candy Ride Colt Tops Barretts Sale

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Kaleem Shah successfully bid $290,000 for a son of Candy Ride at the Barretts May sale of 2-year-olds in training and horses of racing age and immediately pointed to his 20-year-old daughter, Sophie. Read More...

G. G. Ryder Seeks All American Repeat

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
George Todaro and Jerry Hollendorfer's G. G. Ryder will seek his second straight victory in the All American Stakes (gr. III) May 30 at Golden Gate Fields. Read More...

Kentucky Suspends Umarov for 10 Years

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
After determining Otabek Umarov violated out-of-competition testing rules and possessed hypodermic needles, syringes, and injectable medications at Churchill Downs, Kentucky stewards revoked the owner-trainer's license for 10 years. Read More...

Brown Ships Wekeela West for Gamely

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Trainer Chad Brown nominated four runners for the $300,000 Gamely (gr. IT) May 30 at Santa Anita Park, but only Martin Schwartz's Wekeela will make the trip out west. Read More...

Little Nappy is Shackleford’s First Winner

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Colt won a 4 1/2-furlong maiden special weight at Gulfstream Park by a nose May 27. Read More...

Rockingham to End All Operations Aug. 31

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Rockingham Park, New England's first track which debuted with a Thoroughbred meet in 1906, has reached the finish line and will shutter its doors for good Aug. 31. Read More...

Summit of Speed Preview Set for Gulfstream

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Gulfstream Park will offer $525,000 in purses over seven stakes June 4 as part of its Summit of Speed Preview Day program. Read More...

Catch a Glimpse Probable for Penn Mile

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Canadian Horse of the Year Catch a Glimpse is nominated to three stakes the weekend of June 4-5, but trainer Mark Casse said the winner of five consecutive stakes probably will face males in the $500,000 Penn Mile (gr. IIIT). Read More...

Lieblong New Chair for Arkansas Regulator

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Thoroughbred owner and breeder Alex Lieblong is the new chairman of the Arkansas State Racing Commission, following the decision of longtime chairman Cecil Alexander to step down. Read More...

Taris Could Opt for Triple Bend Over Vanity

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Although a showdown with champions Beholder and Stellar Wind in the June 4 Vanity Mile (gr. I) has been the plan for Taris for a while, trainer Simon Callaghan said he's having second thoughts about the next landing spot for the Flatter mare. Read More...

Leroidesanimaux Dies at 16

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Died due to injuries from a paddock accident. Read More...

America’s Galileo

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
The legacy of El Prado, who has emerged as a serious sire-line contender through two sons whose race records and stud accomplishments could not be more diverse. Read More...

Destin Work is ‘Stamina Builder’ for Belmont

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Son of Giant's Causeway works five furlongs in 1:01 4/5 in company with Stanford. Stradivari possible Belmont starter, too. Read More...

OBS June Sale Adds 44 Horses

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
The Ocala Breeders’ Sales Co. has added five older horses and 39 juveniles to its June 2-year-olds in training and horses of racing age sale that will be held in Ocala, Fla., June 14-17. Read More...

FPD Begins Distribution of Liberty Cu Nails

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Copper-coated nails have antimicrobial benefit Read More...

Velasquez to Ride Full-Time at Gulfstream

Blood-Horse | 1 day ago
Jockey Cornelio Velasquez, who has earned five riding titles at New York Racing Association tracks and has won four Breeders' Cup races, is moving his tack to Gulfstream Park. Read More...

Governor Malibu Has Strong Work for Belmont

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Governor Malibu, the Peter Pan Stakes (gr. II) runner-up, worked at Belmont Park May 27 with an eye on the June 11 Belmont Stakes (gr. I). Read More...

Industry Teams to Help Parkinson’s Research

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Fasig-Tipton, Coolmore America, and WinStar Farm have teamed up to host the “Night For A Cure” fundraising party Sunday, July 10, with all proceeds going to benefit the Ann Hanley Parkinson’s Research Fund. Read More...

Pegasus World Cup: A Jolt of Reality

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
What does Steve Haskin think of the Pegasus World Cup and could the race get it's own reality TV series? Read More...

Gainesway’s Tapizar Has First Winner

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Gainesway's grade I-winning freshman stallion Tapizar got his first winner May 26 in a $40,000 maiden special weight at Gulfstream Park. Read More...

Finnegans Wake Back for Whittingham

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Trainer Peter Miller was forward about his intentions bringing grade I winner Finnegans Wake back off a nearly nine-month layoff last time out in the Thunder Road Stakes (gr. IIIT), which was a prep for bigger and better things. Read More...

Miller Promoted at Millennium Farms

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Millennium Farms announced May 26 that longtime farm manager Bobby Miller has been named its vice chairman. Assistant farm manager Jose Rodarte will take on the role of farm manager. Read More...

Champs Meet Again in Nassau

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Lexie Lou, Canada's Horse of the Year in 2014, and that year's champion older female, Strut the Course, face eight older fillies and mares in Woodbine's one-mile Nassau Stakes (Can-IIT) May 29. Read More...

An Early Look at the Belmont Stakes

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
J. Keeler Johnson shares early thoughts on the Belmont Stakes (gr. I) contenders. Read More...

Barretts Sale Features Wide Selection

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Homebreds and pinhooks at just about every price range make up the catalog for the Barretts May sale of 2-year-olds in training and horses of racing age. Read More...

Suddenbreakingnews Works, Bound for Belmont

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Trainer Donnie Von Hemel said Samuel Henderson's Suddenbreakingnews remains on track for the June 11 Belmont Stakes (gr. I) after a May 26 work at Churchill Downs. Read More...

PDJF Derby Day Fundraiser Raised Over $40,000

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
The May 7 silent auction at dozens of U.S. tracks featured framed, autographed photos of Secretariat and American Pharoah. Read More...

Strangles Leads to ThistleDown Quarantine

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Officials at JACK ThistleDown Racino have quarantined one barn because two horses recently tested positive for strangles. Read More...

CHRB Moves Along Proposal to Change Whip Rule

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
The California Horse Racing Board May 26 advanced a proposal that would alter its current rule restricting whip use by jockeys riding Thoroughbreds. Read More...

Ben’s Cat: Better Than Ever

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Fan favorite Ben’s Cat continues to excel for Hall of Famer King Leatherbury. The Blood-Horse caught up with the 10-year-old warrior and his connections in Maryland, where he dashed to his fifth Jim McKay Turf Sprint score. Read More...

Havre de Grace Half Sister Wins at Delaware

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Mademoiselle Coco, a half sister to champion Havre de Grace, broke her maiden in her third start May 25 at Delaware Park. Read More...

Beam Appointed to Ohio Fund Advisory Panel

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Craig Beam, owner and operator of Thorobeam Farm in Sabina, Ohio, has been named by Gov. John Kasich to the Ohio Thoroughbred Race Fund three-member committee. Read More...

HOF Ceremony Only Open to Museum Members

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Tickets are free for museum members and up to two tickets each are available on a first-come, first-served basis. The ceremony will also be streamed live online. Read More...

NY Regulators Tighten Underage Gambling Rules

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
The New York State Gaming Commission May 23 approved a regulation to standardize and increase penalties against gambling operations—including racetracks—that let any minor under age 18 place wagers on their products. Read More...

Colt is First Winner for Maclean’s Music

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Freshman sire Maclean's Music was represented by his first winner when Glen Hill Farm homebred Is Everybody Happy won his debut in the third race at Delaware Park May 25. Read More...

Lexington Horseman Randolph Dies

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Richard (Dick) Fitz Randolph, founder of Randolph Farm near Versailles, Ky., died May 15 at age 77. Read More...