Blood-Horse

Captain of All Rules Sprinters in SAf

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
Talented 4-year-old Captain of All showed his class in no uncertain terms when defying top weight to land the Tsogo Sun Sprint (SAf-I) at Scottsville on Sunday. Read More...

Frammento ‘Developing Nicely’ for Belmont

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
Belmont Stakes (gr. I) hopeful Frammento breezed a half-mile on the Oklahoma Training Track at Saratoga Race Course May 23 as trainer Nick Zito looks to pull off another upset of a Triple Crown bid. Read More...

American Pharoah Gallops Again at Churchill

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
American Pharoah continued his preparations for the $1.5 million Belmont Stakes (gr. I) by galloping 1 3/16 miles on the Churchill Downs main track under regular exercise rider Jorge Alvarez May 23. Read More...

Alma de Acero Among 15 for GP 25 de Mayo

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
Group I winner Alma de Acero is among the 15-horse field set for the Gran Premio 25 de Mayo (Arg-I) May 25 at San Isidro, with the winner getting an automatic berth into the Longines Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) at Keeneland. Read More...

Boban Bounces Back to Win Doomben 10,000

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
Boban unleashed his trademark finishing kick, and just edged Charlie Boy and Generalife, in a thrilling finish in the Doomben 10,000 (Aus-I) May 23. Read More...

Gleneagles Shows Heart in Irish Guineas Win

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
Pocketed on the rail with a quarter mile to run, Gleneagles gamely charged through a gap in the final sixteenth at the Curragh to capture the Tattersalls Irish Two Thousand Guineas (Ire-I) May 23. Read More...

Firing Line Returns to Track at Santa Anita

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
Arnold Zetcher's Firing Line was out on the track May 23 at Santa Anita Park for his first gallop since a troubled run in the Xpressbet.com Preakness Stakes (gr. I). Read More...

Golden Eagle Partial Dispersal at Barretts

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
There are 156 horses cataloged for Barretts May sale of 2-year-olds in training and horses of racing age May 28 at Del Mar, including several in a partial dispersal of Golden Eagle Farm. Read More...

Golden Eagle Partial Dispersal at Barretts

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
There are 156 horses cataloged for Barretts May sale of 2-year-olds in training and horses of racing age May 28 at Del Mar, including several in a partial dispersal of Golden Eagle Farm. Read More...

Five Palms Making Stakes Debut in Los Angeles

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
Five Palms, a lightly raced 5-year-old trained by Bob Baffert, will make his first trip into stakes waters in the $100,000 Los Angeles Stakes (gr. III) May 25 at Santa Anita Park. Read More...

Five Palms Making Stakes Debut in Los Angeles

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
Five Palms, a lightly raced 5-year-old trained by Bob Baffert, will make his first trip into stakes waters in the $100,000 Los Angeles Stakes (gr. III) May 25 at Santa Anita Park. Read More...

Espinoza: TC Pursuit ‘Different This Time’

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
Victor Espinoza departs Southern California for New York June 1, for what he hopes is a date with destiny, when he pursues a sweep of the Triple Crown aboard American Pharoah in the Belmont Stakes (gr. I) June 6. Read More...

Summer Hit Aimed for All American Three-Peat

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
Summer Hit will try to win the $100,000 All American Stakes (gr. III) for the third consecutive year May 25 at Golden Gate Fields. Read More...

Hard Not to Like Seeking CA Score in Gamely

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
Speedway Stable's Hard Not to Like will look for her second grade I turf score in the $300,000 Gamely Stakes (gr. IT) May 22 at Santa Anita Park. Read More...

Ostrolenka Appears Poised for Mike Lee Stakes

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
After cruising to victory in an allowance/optional claiming race May 2 at Belmont Park, stakes winner Ostrolenka appears ready to deliver a top effort in the $125,000 Mike Lee Stakes for New York-bred 3-year-olds May 25. Read More...

Jockey Taylor Hole Rides 2,000th Winner

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
Veteran jockey Taylor Hole picked up his 2,000th career victory May 22 at Pimlico Race Course, when riding Dr Bolt to victory in the sixth race. Read More...

MarketWatch: American Pharoah’s Stud Value

Blood-Horse | 5 days ago
Byron Rogers discusses American Pharoah's valuation, historical comparisons, and potential breeding strategies. Read More...

16 Remain Engaged for Epsom Derby

Blood-Horse | 5 days ago
Following the May 22 deadline for scratches, 16 3-year-olds remain eligible for the Investec Epsom Derby (Eng-I), set for June 6. The classic is Britain's richest race, with a prize fund of at least 1.325 million. Read More...

Love Me Only’s First Foal a Stakes Winner

Blood-Horse | 5 days ago
Storm The Stars, the first foal produced from Love Me Only, whose buyers attempted to have their $2.1 million purchase of the mare rescinded by a court last year, has become a stakes winner in England. Read More...

Registration Open for Horse Rescue Class

Blood-Horse | 5 days ago
The Kentucky Horse Council, in partnership with Hagyard Equine Medical Institute, will hold a large animal emergency rescue training session May 30. Read More...

New York Dinner Benefits Grayson-Jockey Club

Blood-Horse | 5 days ago
The gala dinner of the Pan American Conference, presented by Longines at New York City's exclusive Cipriani 42nd Street, will be held Friday, June 5 and proceeds will benefit the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation. Read More...

Palm Meadows to Remain Open For Summer

Blood-Horse | 5 days ago
For the first time in its 13-year history, Gulfstream Park's satellite training facility Palm Meadows will remain open for the summer meeting. Read More...

Blazing Speed to Try for Repeat in Hong Kong

Blood-Horse | 5 days ago
Blazing Speed heads 11 entries for the final group I race of Hong Kong's 2014-15 season, the HK$10 million Standard Chartered Champions & Chater Cup, May 31 at Sha Tin. Read More...

American Pharoah Gallops at Churchill

Blood-Horse | 5 days ago
The homebred son of Pioneerof the Nile galloped 1 3/16 miles over the Churchill Downs main track May 22 at 8:30 a.m. EDT following the renovation break with exercise rider Jorge Alvarez up. Read More...

Golden Ray First Winner for American Lion

Blood-Horse | 5 days ago
First-time starter Golden Ray becomes the first winner for Darby Dan Farm stallion American Lion after he goes wire-to-wire in a maiden special weight race May 22 at Gulfstream Park. Read More...

Agency Selected to Market American Pharoah

Blood-Horse | 5 days ago
New York City-based sports and entertainment marketing Leverage Agency has been selected as the exclusive marketing, sponsorship, and product licensing agency for Triple Crown contender American Pharoah. Read More...

Gleneagles to Try for Guineas Double

Blood-Horse | 5 days ago
Trainer Aidan O'Brien will bid for a 10th victory in the Tattersalls Irish Two Thousand Guineas (Ire-I) with a trio of runners that includes QIPCO Two Thousand Guineas (Eng-I) winner and pre-race favorite Gleneagles. Read More...

Hail Hooper, Hyperion

Blood-Horse | 5 days ago
American Pharoah's roots are steeped in Hyperion blood, put together by Florida horseman Fred Hooper. Read More...

Frosted Continues Working Toward Belmont

Blood-Horse | 5 days ago
On a sun-splashed morning that saw a flurry of activity from Belmont Stakes (gr. I) probables, Frosted was among several workers on May 22 who are targeting the final leg of the Triple Crown at Belmont Park June 6. Read More...

Geller to Follow Loiselle on Woodbine Mic

Blood-Horse | 5 days ago
Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) today announced that Robert Geller will succeed Dan Loiselle as Woodbine's new Thoroughbred race caller. He'll call his first race at Woodbine on June 13. Read More...

Pletcher Horses Top Belmont Work Tab

Blood-Horse | 5 days ago
It was a busy day for trainer Todd Pletcher at Belmont Park the morning of May 22 as three of his hopefuls for the June 6 Belmont Stakes (gr. I) worked at the New York oval. Read More...

Commentary: Unintended Consequences

Blood-Horse | 5 days ago
Ed Martin, president of the Association of Racing Commissioners International, discusses concerns about increased federal involvement in regulating racing. Read More...

Ashleyluvssugar Takes Aim at Whittingham

Blood-Horse | 5 days ago
After springing an upset in his graded stakes debut, Ashleyluvssugar will seek a second straight graded score in the $200,000 Charles Whittingham Stakes (gr. IIT) May 24 at Santa Anita Park. Read More...

Frosted Scheduled For Belmont Stakes Run

Blood-Horse | 6 days ago
Godolphin Racing's Frosted is will challenge Triple Crown hopeful American Pharoah in the $1.5 million Belmont Stakes (gr. I) June 6, the colt's trainer, Kiaran McLaughlin, announced Thursday. Read More...

Beholder Working Again After Illness

Blood-Horse | 6 days ago
Spendthrift Farm's Beholder recorded her first timed workout May 21 at Santa Anita Park, after an illness forced her to sit out the May 9 Vanity Stakes. Read More...

It’s High Time First Winner for Gone Astray

Blood-Horse | 6 days ago
Northwest Stud stallion Gone Astray got his first winner when first-time starter It's High Time won the second race May 21 at Gulfstream Park. The winner is a homebred for Tracy Pinchin. Read More...

Gleneagles Seeks Another Classic in Ireland

Blood-Horse | 6 days ago
On Saturday at the Curragh, an exciting card of seven races will be held, highlighted by the Tattersalls Irish 2,000 Guineas (Ire-I). Read More...

CHRB Discusses Los Al at Monthly Meeting

Blood-Horse | 6 days ago
While pushing a conflict regarding fall racing dates in contention down the line, the California Horse Racing Board still touched on the issues facing Los Alamitos Race Course at their monthly meeting May 21 at Santa Anita. Read More...

Ohio Racing Medication Positives Hold Steady

Blood-Horse | 6 days ago
Equine drug-testing results for 2014 in Ohio indicate there were 112 positive tests, most of them for therapeutic medication overages. Read More...

TOBA Awards Dinner at Hill ‘n’ Dale Sept. 11

Blood-Horse | 6 days ago
The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association announced that the 30th annual National Awards Dinner will be held Friday, Sept. 11 at Hill 'n' Dale Farms near Lexington. Read More...

That Handicapping Show: Louisville Handicap

Blood-Horse | 6 days ago
Claire Novak and Tom LaMarra handicap the Louisville Handicap at Churchill Downs. Read More...

Maryland Panel Approves Cobalt Regulation

Blood-Horse | 6 days ago
The Maryland Racing Commission plans to begin testing for cobalt levels in racehorses this summer under an emergency regulation it approved during a May 19 meeting. Read More...

Don’t Leave Me Set for Selene Stakes

Blood-Horse | 6 days ago
Don't Leave Me will try for a second straight graded-stakes win when she faces an expected eight other 3-year-old fillies in the $150,000 Selene Stakes (Can-III) May 24 at Woodbine. Read More...

Louisville ‘Cap Draws Nine, ‘Harbor’ on Fence

Blood-Horse | 6 days ago
Trainer Paul McGee also has the $400,000 Brooklyn Invitational (gr. II), a 1 1/2-mile dirt race on the June 6 Belmont Stakes (gr. I) undercard, under consideration. Read More...

Mike Venezia Memorial Award for 2015 to Court

Blood-Horse | 6 days ago
Kentucky-based jockey Jon Court was announced as the 2015 recipient of the Mike Venezia Memorial Award, which will be presented Memorial Day at Belmont Park. Read More...

American Pharoah Back on Track at Churchill

Blood-Horse | 6 days ago
American Pharoah returned to the track Thursday, May 21 for the first time since Saturday's seven-length Xpressbet.com Preakness Stakes (gr. I) romp in the slop at Pimlico Race Course. Read More...

Melnyk Gets Liver Transplant, Recovering Well

Blood-Horse | 6 days ago
Former Thoroughbred owner and breeder Eugene Melnyk is recovering well from a successful liver transplant he received May 19, according to the Toronto hospital that conducted the transplant. Read More...

Zayat Calls Gambling Debt Lawsuit Extortion

Blood-Horse | 6 days ago
Ahmed Zayat, owner of dual classic winner and Triple Crown hopeful American Pharoah, said a lawsuit seeking to collect from him $1.65 million in gambling debts amounts to extortion. Read More...

Spring Fever Stakes Highlights CA ‘Gold Rush’

Blood-Horse | 6 days ago
The most intriguing race on a loaded Santa Anita Park card May 23 might be the opening stakes on "California Gold Rush Day" at the Southern California track. Read More...

Strut the Course to Open Season in Nassau

Blood-Horse | 7 days ago
Last year's Canadian champion older female Strut the Course is expected to make her 5-year-old debut May 23 at Woodbine in the Nassau Stakes (Can-II), a mile turf race for fillies and mares age 3 or older. Read More...