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Featured Horse Profile: Will Take Charge

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
2013 Champion 3-year-old colt has now earned $3,665,148. Read More...

Danza Dominates in Arkansas Derby Shocker

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
Danza sent shock waves through the crowd of 63,186 at Oaklawn Park when he took command in upper stretch at odds of 41-1 and rolled to a 4 3/4-length victory in the $1 million Arkansas Derby (gr. I) April 12. Read More...

Dance With Fate Provides Blue Grass Twist

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
In the final Polytrack edition of the $750,000 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I), a California shipper who has shown extremely good form over synthetic surfaces found his way home. Read More...

Big Macher Denies Wild Dude in Potrero Grande

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
Big Macher prevailed in a thrilling finish to the $200,00 Potrero Grande Stakes (gr. II) April 12 at Santa Anita Park, denying 7-5 favorite Wild Dude by a nose for his first graded stakes win. Read More...

Charging Bourbonize Best in Northern Spur

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
In a result that could have implications later in the 3-year-old season, improving Bourbonize got up just in time to edge favored Knock Em Flat by a neck in the $100,000 Northern Spur Stakes April 12 at Oaklawn Park. Read More...

Will Take Charge Survives Oaklawn Inquiry

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
Willis Horton's Will Take Charge notched his first victory of the season in the $600,000 Oaklawn Handicap (gr. II) April 12 at Oaklawn Park, surviving multiple claims of foul and a lengthy inquiry. Read More...

Tribal Spy Ambushes Field in Las Cienegas

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
California-bred Tribal Spy successfully stepped into open stakes company April 12 when she came from slightly off the pace to win the $100,000 Las Cienegas (gr. IIIT) at 11-1 odds on the hillside turf course at Santa Anita. Read More...

Dance With Fate Wins Blue Grass, True to Form

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
In the final Polytrack edition of the $750,000 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I), a California shipper who has shown extremely good form over synthetic surfaces found his way home. Read More...

Dance With Fate Wins Blue Grass at 6-1 Odds

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
In the final Polytrack edition of the $750,000 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I), a California shipper who has shown extremely good form over synthetic surfaces found his way home. Read More...

Marchman Wires ‘Em in Shakertown Dash

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
Martin Racing Stable's Marchman wasn't highly regarded in the $100,000 Shakertown Stakes (gr. IIIT), but his 23-1 odds didn't keep him from the winner's circle April 12 at Keeneland. Read More...

Hard Not to Like Surprises in Jenny Wiley

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
Hard Not to Like pulled a 13-1 upset in the $300,000 Jenny Wiley Stakes (gr. IT) and earned her first win at the top level April 12 at Keeneland. Read More...

Hard Not to Like Suprises in Jenny Wiley

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
Hard Not to Like pulled a 13-1 upset in the $300,000 Jenny Wiley Stakes (gr. IT) and earned her first win at the top level April 12 at Keeneland. Read More...

Odds-On Judy the Beauty Wins Madison Stakes

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
Judy the Beauty, the 3-5 favorite, wins the $300,000 Madison Stakes (gr. I) at Keeneland. The 5-year-old Ghostzapper mare is owned and trained by Wesley Ward. Read More...

Occasional View Flies Home in Commonwealth

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
Robert Trussell's Occasional View, a 6-year-old Silver Deputy gelding, charged from off the pace to win the seven-furlong Commonwealth Stakes (gr. II) April 12 at Keeneland. The winner was a $100,000 claim last fall. Read More...

Albany Reunion Prevails in NZ Easter Battle

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
A tightly packed group of seven reach the finish line almost simultaneously in the Manco Easter Handicap April 12 at Ellerslie, with Albany Reunion narrowly prevailing in New Zealand's final group I race of the season. Read More...

Scared Falls Stars in Aussie Championships

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
In an amazing training feat, Chris Waller sent out the first four finishers in the AUS$3 million The Star Doncaster Mile (Aus-I), spearheaded by repeat winner Sacred Falls April 12 at Royal Randwick. Read More...

Wise Dan Doing Well After Season Debut

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
Charlie LoPresti reported Morton Fink's homebred son of Wiseman's Ferry was "doing fine this morning and ate up everything last night," after coming off the bench to defend his title in the April 11 Maker's 46 Mile (gr. IT). Read More...

Jockey Gutierrez Logs 1,000th Win

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
Jockey Jose Gutierrez registered his 1,000th North American win April 11 when he guided Sharp Tongue to victory in a maiden claiming race at Calder Casino & Race Course. Read More...

Pick 3 Wagering Strategy for Keeneland Sat

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
All maiden Pick 3 Wagering Strategy for Saturday at Keeneland From Brisnet.com & American Produce Records. Read More...

Up With the Birds Canadian Horse of the Year

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
Sam-Son Farm's homebred Up With the Birds was honored as Canadian Horse of the Year for 2013 at the 39th annual Sovereign Awards held April 11 at Woodbine Race Track in Toronto. Read More...

HANA Revises Track Ratings; Churchill Drops

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
The Horseplayers Association of North America has re-released its 2014 HANA Racetrack Ratings in the wake of a decision by Churchill Downs to increase pari-mutuel takeout rates to the maximum permitted by state statute. Read More...

Triple Dead Heat for Win at Evangeline Downs

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
A rare triple dead heat for victory was recorded in the fifth race on the April 11 night program at Evangeline Downs when the win photo showed the noses of all three horses hit the wire at the same time. Read More...

National HBPA Endorses Changes in Drug Rules

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
The National HBPA said April 11 it supports changes made by the Association of Racing Commissioners International in regard to uniform medication regulations. Read More...

How to Predict When a Mare Will Foal

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
For some breeders, the waiting game starts as soon as the mare is inseminated. For others, it starts when she's confirmed in foal. Still for others, it starts when she her belly grows large. Whenever that waiting game starts, all breeders want to know: When will my mare foal? Read More...

Wise Dan Gets New Season Off to Winning Start

Blood-Horse | 5 days ago
Wise Dan took his first step toward a possible third straight Horse of the Year title with a measured victory in the $300,000 Maker's 46 Mile (gr. IT) on the Keeneland turf April 11. Read More...

Close Hatches Secures Apple Blossom Victory

Blood-Horse | 5 days ago
Defeating four older fillies and mares, Juddmonte Farms' Close Hatches secured her third grade I with a front-running performance in the $588,000 Apple Blossom Handicap (gr. I) April 11 at Oaklawn Park. Read More...

OBS Under-Tack Show Starts Tuesday

Blood-Horse | 5 days ago
The under-tack show for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. spring sale of 2-year-olds in training is set for four days, beginning Tuesday, April 15, and continuing through Friday, April 18. Read More...

OBS Spring Under Tack Show Starts Tuesday

Blood-Horse | 5 days ago
The under tack show for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. spring sale of 2-year-olds in training is set for four days, beginning Tuesday, April 15, and continuing through Friday, April 18. Read More...

Predicteform Arkansas Derby Analysis

Blood-Horse | 5 days ago
Brisnet.com Predicteform Horse-by-Horse Arkansas Derby Analysis Read More...

Beshear Signs Bill Changing KTDF Eligibility

Blood-Horse | 5 days ago
Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear signed a bill that will allow Kentucky Thoroughbred Development Fund-registered horses entered for a tag in some allowance/optional claiming races to be eligible for fund purse money. Read More...

Racing Exempt in Proposed Online Gambling Ban

Blood-Horse | 5 days ago
Legislation has been introduced in Congress to amend the 1961 Federal Wire Act to ban all forms of interstate wagering except horse racing. Read More...

Belmont Sets Spring/Summer Meet Post Times

Blood-Horse | 5 days ago
Belmont Park will have a first-race post time of 1:20 p.m. EDT on most race days during its 2014 spring/summer meet, which begins May 1 and concludes July 13. Read More...

Arlington Adds Gabby Gaudet to Broadcast Team

Blood-Horse | 5 days ago
Gabby Gaudet has been added to the 2014 broadcast team at Arlington International Racecourse, the track announced April 11. Read More...

Prado Injured in Training Mishap, Out 30 Days

Blood-Horse | 5 days ago
Racing Hall of Fame jockey Edgar Prado was injured in a training accident at Keeneland the morning of April 10 and will be out of action for at least 30 days. Read More...

Live Chat – Friday, April 11 at NOON EST

Blood-Horse | 5 days ago
The transcript for today's chat is now available. Read More...

Preakness Media Award Winners Announced

Blood-Horse | 5 days ago
Jockey Ramon Dominguez, turf writer Sean Clancy, photographer Patrick Smith, and television executives Mark Viviano and Amy Zimmerman will be honored by the Maryland Jockey Club with this year's Preakness media awards. Read More...

Xpressbet to Sponsor Illinois Derby

Blood-Horse | 5 days ago
Advance deposit wagering provider Xpressbet will be the sponsor of the Illinois Derby, set to run April 19 at Hawthorne Race Course. Read More...

TimeformUS Weekend Stakes Plays

Blood-Horse | 5 days ago
TimeformUS Stakes Plays from Keeneland, Oaklawn, and Santa Anita Read More...

Just a Way Ranked World’s Best Racehorse

Blood-Horse | 5 days ago
Dominant Dubai Duty Free (UAE-I) winner Just a Way leads the second edition of the Longines World's Best Racehorse Rankings for 2014 with a 130 rating. Read More...

Thoroughbred Ownership Seminar Webcast

Blood-Horse | 5 days ago
Considering Thoroughbred racehorse ownership? Find out how to get started during a LIVE Thoroughbred Ownership Seminar webcast, presented by the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association on Friday, April 18. Read More...

Breeding for the Classics

Blood-Horse | 5 days ago
The quest for the classic racehorse has been ongoing since the first classic races were inaugurated in England in the late 1700s. Read More...

5 Tips for Feeding Foals

Blood-Horse | 5 days ago
Proper foal nutrition is critical for adequate growth and development. A foal’s main source of nutrients is his dam’s milk, but in some cases this alone won't meet his high nutritional demands. What should you do? Read More...

Dr. Tony Ryan Book Award Goes to David Owen

Blood-Horse | 6 days ago
David Owen's book, Foinavon: The Story of the Grand National's Biggest Upset, was honored with the prestigious Dr. Tony Ryan Book Award. Read More...

Dr. Tony Ryan Book Award Goes to David Owens

Blood-Horse | 6 days ago
David Owen's book, Foinavon: The Story of the Grand National's Biggest Upset, was honored with the prestigious Dr. Tony Ryan Book Award. Read More...

Chips All In Back to Defend San Simeon Title

Blood-Horse | 6 days ago
Chips All In defends his San Simeon Stakes (gr. IIT) title April 13 at Santa Anita Park in his season debut over the hillside turf course, facing nine opponents in the $100,000 event at about 6 1/2 furlongs. Read More...

Santa Barbara Pits Stormy Lucy, Customer Base

Blood-Horse | 6 days ago
Stormy Lucy, sold privately since her recent win in the Santa Ana Stakes (gr. IIT), returns to action for her new connections in the $150,000 Santa Barbara Handicap (gr. IIIT) April 13 on the Santa Anita Park turf. Read More...

Lemon Drop Dream Bursts to Count Fleet Upset

Blood-Horse | 6 days ago
Lemon Drop Dream, tracking a blistering pace into the stretch, charged home to register a well-timed victory in the $294,000 Count Fleet Sprint Handicap (gr. III) in his graded stakes debut April 10 at Oaklawn Park. Read More...

Churchill Downs to Increase Takeout Rates

Blood-Horse | 6 days ago
In what it says is an effort to maintain daily purses and its stakes schedule, Churchill Downs plans to increase its takeout rate on win, place, and show bets as well as exotic wagers in 2014. Read More...

Pletcher Has Strong Pair for Beaumont

Blood-Horse | 6 days ago
Alto Racing's Sweet Whiskey, who launched her 2014 campaign with a victory in the Old Hat Stakes (gr. III) leads a field of eight 3-year-old fillies entered in the April 13 Beaumont Stakes (gr. II). Read More...

That Handicapping Show: Blue Grass Stakes

Blood-Horse | 6 days ago
Claire Novak and Frank Angst are on location at Keeneland this week to handicap the Blue Grass Stakes and Arkansas Derby. Read More...