Blood-Horse

Juvenile Sales Scene Moves West to Barretts

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
After several juvenile sales this year in Florida, buyers on the West Coast will get the chance to shop closer to home when Barretts conducts its select 2-year-old sale March 29 at Del Mar, the second year at that location. Read More...

Fields Set for Louisiana Derby, Fair Grounds Oaks

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
Brad Grady's lightly raced Girvin headlines the $1 million Twinspires.com Louisiana Derby (G2) set for April 1 at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, which drew their Louisiana Derby Day card March 25. Read More...

Itsinthepost Breaks Through in San Luis Rey

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
Second in three of his last four starts, including two against graded competition, the son of American Post finally broke through March 25 at Santa Anita Park in the $200,000 San Luis Rey Stakes (G2T). Read More...

Fast and Accurate Scores Spiral Upset

Blood-Horse | 5 days ago
Kendall Hansen's longshot Fast and Accurate continued his improvement by leaps and bounds March 25 with a victory in the $500,000 JACK Cincinnati Casino Spiral Stakes (G3). Read More...

Gunnevera Leads Busy Sophomore Work Slate

Blood-Horse | 5 days ago
Peacock Racing Stables' multiple graded stakes winner Gunnevera put in his final breeze March 25 for the $1 million Xpressbet.com Florida Derby (G1) April 1 at Gulfstream Park, leading a coast-to-coast slate of sophomore works. Read More...

Purely a Dream Leads Bourbonette Exacta for McPeek

Blood-Horse | 5 days ago
Living the Dream Racing's Purely a Dream picked up 50 points on the Road to the Kentucky Oaks and completed an exacta sweep for trainer Ken McPeek in the $100,000 Bourbonette Oaks (G3) March 25 at Turfway Park. Read More...

I Thought I had Seen it All

Blood-Horse | 5 days ago
It’s almost as if Arrogate has taken on the best qualities of different great horses in each of his four stakes victories. Read More...

Fear the Cowboy Takes Skip Away in Late Drive

Blood-Horse | 5 days ago
Kathleen Amaya and Raffaele Centrofanti's Fear the Cowboy pulled a mild upset when he ran by even-money favorite Zulu and frontrunner Flashy Jewel in the stretch to win the $100,000 Skip Away Stakes (G3) at Gulfstream Park March 25. Read More...

Irish War Cry Works With Wood Memorial Bid Likely

Blood-Horse | 5 days ago
The Lambholm South Holy Bull Stakes (G2) winner returned to the work tab March 25 after running seventh in the Xpressbet Fountain of Youth Stakes (G2), putting in five furlongs in 1:01.10 at Palm Meadows Training Center. Read More...

Dubai World Cup Press Conference

Blood-Horse | 5 days ago
Comments from trainer Bob Baffert and jockey Mike Smith after Arrogate's victory in the Dubai World Cup. Courtesy Dubai Racing Club Read More...

Dubai Turf Press Conference

Blood-Horse | 5 days ago
Comments from the connections of Vivlos, including trainer Yasuo Tomomichi and jockey Joao Moreira, after her victory in the Dubai Turf Courtesy Dubai Racing Club Read More...

Dubai Sheema Classic Press Conference

Blood-Horse | 5 days ago
Comments from trainer John Gosden, who explains that Jack Hobbs is a bit of a dreamer, and jockey William Buick after Jack Hobbs' victory in the Longines Dubai Sheema Classic. Courtesy Dubai Racing Club Read More...

Arrogate Last to First in Dubai World Cup

Blood-Horse | 5 days ago
Juddmonte Farms' Arrogate broke last, but rallied to easily win the $10 million Dubai World Cup Sponsored by Emirates Airline. Read More...

Filly Vivlos Rallies to Beat Boys in Dubai Turf

Blood-Horse | 5 days ago
Lead on the Dubai Turf Sponsored By DP World Read More...

Jack Hobbs, Vivlos Score on the Turf at Meydan

Blood-Horse | 5 days ago
Jack Hobbs rallies in the Longines Duba Sheema Classic (G1); Japanese filly Vivlos beats the boys in the Dubai Turf. Read More...

Dubai Golden Shaheen Press Conference

Blood-Horse | 5 days ago
Comments from the connections of Mind Your Biscuits, including jockey Joel Rosario and trainer Chad Summers after victory in the Dubai Golden Shaheen. Courtesy Dubai Racing Club Read More...

Mind Your Biscuits Rises to Occasion in Golden Shaheen

Blood-Horse | 5 days ago
Mind Your Biscuits, a New York-bred son of Posse and winner of last year's Malibu Stakes (G1), breaks through in the Dubai Golden Shaheen (G1) at Meydan. The win is a first for trainer Chad Summers. Read More...

Al Quoz Sprint Press Conference

Blood-Horse | 5 days ago
Comments from jockey Francois-Xavier Bertras and trainer Didier Guillemin after The Right Man's victory in the Al Quoz Sprint Courtesy Dubai Racing Club Read More...

UAE Derby Press Conference

Blood-Horse | 5 days ago
Comments from Trainer Saeed bin Suroor and Jockey Christophe Soumillon after Thunder Snow's victory in the UAE Derby. Courtesy Dubai Racing Club Read More...

Thunder Snow Gets Up in UAE Derby

Blood-Horse | 5 days ago
Thunder Snow, only days after being made a late nominee to the U.S. Triple Crown series, justified the investment with a hard-fought victory March 25 in the UAE Derby Sponsored By The Saeed & Mohammed Al Naboodah Group (G2) at Meydan Racecourse. Read More...

Dubai Gold Cup Press Conference

Blood-Horse | 5 days ago
Comments from the Jockey Christophe Soumillon and Trainer Alain De Royer-Dupré after Vazirabad's victory in the 2017 Dubai Gold Cup Courtesy Dubai Racing Club Read More...

Godolphin Mile Press Conference

Blood-Horse | 5 days ago
Comments from trainer Doug Watson after Second Summer's victory in the Godolphin Mile Courtesy Dubai Racing Club Read More...

Second Summer catches Sharp Azteca in Godolphin Mile

Blood-Horse | 5 days ago
In the final strides of the 1,600-meter test, Jorge Navarro's mood turn a turn for the worse as grade 2 winner Second Summer surged through on the inside to win by a neck while Sharp Azteca faded to third. Read More...

Weekend Stakes Rundown: Dubai World Cup Night

Blood-Horse | 5 days ago
Along with the Dubai World Cup (G1) card, the stateside stakes slate includes a pair of Triple Crown preps at Turfway Park and Sunland Park. Read More...

Different Paths, Futures for Two Spiral Contenders

Blood-Horse | 6 days ago
King and His Court and Bronson, two 3-year-old horses entered in the JACK Cincinnati Casino Spiral Stakes (G3) March 25, have taken different paths to the Turfway Park race and are headed in different directions after the race. Read More...

Owner-Breeder Bertram Klein Dies

Blood-Horse | 6 days ago
Bertram Klein, who had much success as a breeder and owner along with his late wife, Elaine, and son, Richard, died March 24.  Read More...

Arnold Believes Spiral is Good Spot for Convict Pike

Blood-Horse | 6 days ago
A strong runner-up finish in the Colts and Geldings Division of the OBS Championship Stakes at Ocala Training Center in January gave George "Rusty" Arnold II confidence to enter Convict Pike in the Spiral Stakes (G3) at Turfway Park March 25.  Read More...

Litfin at Large: Getting Handle on Dubai World Cup Card

Blood-Horse | 6 days ago
For some reason, or combination of reasons, I never seem to do much good on Dubai World Cup Day, so even though they're running nine stakes worth a total of $30 million in the desert Saturday, I am again finding it difficult to come up with a plan. Read More...

Zulu Seeks Skip Away Rebound

Blood-Horse | 6 days ago
The 4-year-old son of Bernardini is scheduled to compete at Gulfstream March 25 in the $100,000 Skip Away (G3), seeking to recapture the form that had earned him the favorite's role in last year's Blue Grass (G1) at Keeneland. Read More...

Three Stakes Highlight Los Alamitos Summer Meet

Blood-Horse | 6 days ago
Three stakes, including a pair of graded events, worth $425,000 will highlight the summer meeting at Los Alamitos Race Course. Read More...

HRRN Set for Dubai, Gulfstream Coverage

Blood-Horse | 6 days ago
Horse Racing Radio Network (HRRN), the Eclipse Award-winning broadcast organization based in Lexington, KY and official radio home of the Triple Crown and Breeders' Cup World Championships, announced Thursday, their day-long schedule for March 25. Read More...

Dubai World Cup: Horses Training, March 24, 2017

Blood-Horse | 6 days ago
Horses preparing for 2017 Dubai World Cup Day, including Decorated Knight (#11 Yellow), Trip to Paris (#8 Red), Sheikhzayedroad (#2 Red), and Jack Hobbs (#4 Green) Courtesy Dubai Racing Club Read More...

Dubai World Cup: Mike Smith Press Conference

Blood-Horse | 6 days ago
Mike Smith talks about Arrogate and the Dubai World Cup Courtesy Dubai Racing Club Read More...

Arrogate Brings Baffert Back to World Cup

Blood-Horse | 6 days ago
For all the words Baffert has said to all those who inquire about what makes Juddmonte Farms' champion Arrogate the most fearsome horse in training, it is the trainer's presence in Dubai this week makes the most emphatic statement. Read More...

El Areeb Works at Laurel Toward Wood Memorial

Blood-Horse | 7 days ago
With an eye on returning to New York for the Wood Memorial Stakes (G2) April 8 at Aqueduct Racetrack, M M G Stables' dual grade 3 winner El Areeb breezed March 23 at his Laurel Park base for trainer Cal Lynch. Read More...

Ashleyluvssugar, Texas Ryano Reunite in San Luis Rey

Blood-Horse | 7 days ago
For some time Ashleyluvssugar has been the top long-distance turf runner in Southern California, but in the San Luis Rey Stakes (G2T) March 25 he'll have to contend with the last horse who took him down in the division. Read More...

Dubai World Cup: Horses Training, March 23, 2017 Part 4

Blood-Horse | 7 days ago
Horses preparing for the 2017 Dubai World Cup Day, including Spirit of Valor (#15 Pink), Washington DC (IRE) (#4 Black), Keen Ice (#8 White) and Quest for More (IRE) (#4 Red). Courtesy of Dubai Racing Club Read More...

Dubai Turf: Richard Fahey

Blood-Horse | 7 days ago
Richard Fahey talks about Ribchester (IRE), who runs in the March 25 Dubai Turf. Courtesy of ClubGodolphin.com Read More...

Dubai World Cup: Richard Fahey

Blood-Horse | 7 days ago
Richard Fahey talks about Ribchester (IRE), who runs in the March 25 Dubai Turf. Courtesy of ClubGodolphin.com Read More...

Dubai World Cup: Florent Geroux – Gun Runner

Blood-Horse | 7 days ago
Jockey Florent Geroux talks about Gun Runner and the anticipated showdown with Arrogate in the Dubai World Cup. Courtesy Dubai Racing Club Read More...

Dubai World Cup: Horses Training, March 23, 2017 Part 3

Blood-Horse | 7 days ago
Horses preparing for the 2017 Dubai World Cup Day, including Mind Your Biscuits (#2 Gold), Gun Runner (#2 White), Qatar Man (IRE) (#10 Pink), Vettori Kin (BRZ) (#3 Pink), Hopportunity (#5 White), and Neolithic (#12 White). Courtesy Dubai Racing Club Read More...

Dubai World Cup: Press Conference with Bob Baffert

Blood-Horse | 7 days ago
Trainer Bob Baffert talks about Arrogate and Hopportunity, who run in the March 25 Dubai World Cup Read More...

Dubai World Cup: Horses Training, March 23, 2017 Part 2

Blood-Horse | 7 days ago
Horses preparing for the 2017 Dubai World Cup Day, including Awardee (#3 White), Lani (#14 White), Ribchester (IRE) (#1 Yellow), and Master Plan (#11 Pink). Courtesy of Dubai Racing Club Read More...

Kitten’s Cat, Parlor Stand Out in Spiral Stakes

Blood-Horse | 7 days ago
J. Keeler Johnson handicaps the Spiral Stakes (G3) at Turfway Park. Read More...

Dubai World Cup: Horses Training, March 23, 2017 Part 1

Blood-Horse | 7 days ago
Horses preparing for the 2017 Dubai World Cup Day, including Arrogate (#1 White) and Apollo Kentucky (#4 White) Courtesy Dubai Racing Club Read More...

Mind Your Biscuits Aims to Give Summers First Win

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Chad Summers is hoping his first career win as a trainer comes against some of the world's best with $2 million in prize money on the line. Read More...

Mind Your Biscuits Could Give Summers First Win

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Chad Summers is hoping his first career win as a trainer comes against some of the world's best with $2 million in prize money on the line. Read More...

Look Back: Summer Squall Answers Questions in Jim Beam

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
This week is a recap of the 1990 Jim Beam Stakes (G2) at Turfway Park won by Summer Squall. Following is a recap written by Deidre Biles with the headline "Storm Warning."  Read More...

Hope Floats for Hoppertunity in Dubai World Cup

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
While he is firmly in Arrogate's shadow as the duo readies for their respective runs in the $10 million Dubai World Cup Sponsored by Emirates Airline (G1), Hoppertunity's standing as Bob Baffert's resident bright spot is one that will not be usurped. Read More...

Conquest Mo Money Carries Local Hopes in Sunland Derby

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Conquest Mo Money, an Uncle Mo colt who was purchased for just $8,500, will look to become just the third locally trained horse to win the Sunland Derby (G3). Read More...