Blood-Horse

Apprentice Kelly Gets First Win in Indiana

Blood-Horse | 2 days ago
Jockey Geena Kelly guided in her first career winner April 28 when Voter rallied from last to capture the sixth race at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino. Read More...

Apprentice Stoddard Breaks Through at Pimlico

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Apprentice Jockey Caitlyn Stoddard won the first race of her career May 1 aboard the 87-1 longshot Im Charming in Pimlico Race Course's sixth race. Read More...

Will-Pays Released for Oaks-Derby Double

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
American Pharoah is the favorite in the will-pays for the Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I)-Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) daily double. Read More...

Judd to Narrate NBC Show Open for KY Derby

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Actress Ashley Judd will be the voice of NBC's show open for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) May 2 at Churchill Downs. Read More...

KY-Sired Colts in Demand at Tattersalls Sale

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Colts by Central Kentucky sires Exchange Rate, Quality Road, and Blame brought the top three highest prices at the Tattersalls Guineas breeze-up sale May 1 in Newmarket. Read More...

Unbeaten Promise Me Silver Wins Eight Belles

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Robert Luttrell's homebred Promise Me Silver kept her unblemished record intact with a victory in her toughest test yet, the $200,000 Eight Belles Stakes (gr. III) May 1 at Churchill Downs. Read More...

Lovely Maria Easily Captures Kentucky Oaks

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Brereton Jones' Lovely Maria, in contention early through moderate fractions, turned it on in the stretch and pulled away to capture the $1 million Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) May 1 at Churchill Downs. Read More...

Parlermo Win Earns Furia Cruzada BC Berth

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Chilean-bred filly Furia Cruzada rallied strongly from off the pace to deny Carinosa a victory in the Gran Premio Criadores (Arg-I) May 1 at Palermo Read More...

Palermo Win Earns Furia Cruzada BC Berth

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Chilean-bred filly Furia Cruzada rallied strongly from off the pace to deny Carinosa a victory in the Gran Premio Criadores (Arg-I) May 1 at Palermo Read More...

Power Alert Takes Twin Spires in Record Time

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Power Alert, who has made an impression since his arrival from Australia, continued his good form with a course-record victory in the Twin Spires Turf Sprint presented by Twinspires.com (gr. III) May 1 at Churchill Downs. Read More...

El Kabeir Scratched From Kentucky Derby

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Justin Zayat of Zayat Stables has confirmed multiple graded stakes winner El Kabeir will not run in the May 2 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) at Churchill Downs. Read More...

Protonico Surges in Alysheba Battle

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
A 19-1 shot gave 7-5 favorite Protonico what-for in the $400,000 Alysheba Stakes (gr. II) on the Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) undercard, but the 4-year-old Giant's Causeway runner surged back May 1 to win. Read More...

Molly Morgan Scores Grade I in La Troienne

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Molly Morgan rallied inside off the far turn to win the $300,000 La Troienne Stakes May 1 at Churchill Downs, earning the first grade I victory of her career. Read More...

Feathered Goes Wire to Wire in Edgewood

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Feathered seized control at the start and went wire to wire to win the Edgewood Stakes (gr. IIIT) over 3-2 favorite Quality Rocks on the May 1 Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) card at Churchill Downs. Read More...

Industry Organizations Pan IHA Repeal Bill

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Industry organizations May 1 came out in opposition to legislation that would repeal the Interstate Horseracing Act because of alleged cheating in horse racing, with one group calling it a shameless publicity stunt. Read More...

Kentucky Author Lucy Zeh Dies at 57

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Lucy Zeh, author of Etched in Stone: Thoroughbred Memorials, a book on the grave markers of Thoroughbreds, was shot and fatally injured by her estranged husband last month outside of a Louisville-area dance studio. Read More...

Rivals Return Against ‘Xian’ in Honeymoon

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Five of the fillies who finished behind Ben Keswick's Spirit of Xian in the Providencia Stakes (gr. IIIT) will take another shot at her in the $200,000 Honeymoon Stakes (gr. IIT) May 3. Read More...

DRF’s Logan Bailey, 75, Dies

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Logan Bailey, the general manager of the Kentucky office of Daily Racing Form, dies April 28. The Frankfort, Ky., native was 75. Read More...

Finger Lakes Re-Accredited by Safety Alliance

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
The National Thoroughbred Racing Association announced May 1 that Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack has earned re-accreditation from the NTRA Safety and Integrity Alliance. Read More...

Kentucky Oaks Scene Setter

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Claire Novak sets the Churchill Downs scene with updates on the Kentucky Oaks and Kentucky Derby on May 1, 2015. Read More...

TimeformUS Preview: Kentucky Oaks

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
TimeformUS Preview: The 30-1 shot we're keying in today's Kentucky Oaks. Read More...

Pedigree Analysis: Dubai Millennium

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Fifteen years after Dubai Millennium won the Dubai World Cup, his son sired both Dubai World Cup winner Prince Bishop and UAE Derby winner Mubtaahij. Read More...

Rosenblum, LaPenta Hope to Get Far Right Home

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Arkansas will be well represented at this year's Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands as owners Harry Rosenblum and Robert LaPenta will have Southwest Stakes winner Far Right in the Run for the Roses. Read More...

El Kabeir Did Not Go to Track, Still in Derby

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Owner Ahmed Zayat said El Kabeir did not go to the track at Churchill Downs the morning of May 1 because he took a couple of bad steps and was not sound but has not been scratched out of the Kentucky Derby. Read More...

El Kabeir Did Not Go to Track May 1

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Owner Ahmed Zayat said El Kabeir did not go to the track at Churchill Downs the morning of May 1 because he took a couple of bad steps and was not sound but has not been scratched out of the Kentucky Derby. Read More...

KY Derby: American Pharoah Gallops Oaks Day

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
KY Derby: American Pharoah Gallops Oaks Day Read More...

Oaks Day Begins With Big Horses on the Track

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Well before sunrise May 1, the first horses on the track at Churchill Downs were hopefuls for that day's Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) and the May 2 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I). Read More...

Haskin: Pharoah or No Pharoah?

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Ok, the time has finally come to try to answer the burning questions that make Kentucky Derby 141 one of the most intriguing Thoroughbred events seen in a very long time. Read More...

Churchill Looking for Derby, Oaks Numbers

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Churchill Downs' John Asher says weather, advance ticket sales bode well. Read More...

KY Derby: American Pharoah in Strong Gallop

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
American Pharoah was among the Kentucky Derby hopefuls on the track early May 1. Read More...

Derby is Baffert’s Show Again

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
"I believe in fate," says Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert. "I believe that something really good is about to happen... but it's something we're just going to have to wait and see." Read More...

TCA Recognizes April Award of Merit Winners

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Thoroughbred Charities of America has announced the recipients of its Award of Merit honored at breeders association awards ceremonies in April. Read More...

‘Man in the White Hat’ Guns for Oaks Again

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Larry Jones, born and raised in Kentucky and with two winners of the Longtines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) to his credit, has a pair of strong candidates for the May 1 filly race at Churchill Downs. Read More...

Fury Kapcori Looks to Repeat in Precisionist

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Fury Kapcori will look to repeat his success in the $100,000 Precisionist Stakes (gr. III) April 30 at Santa Anita Park. Read More...

Unlocking Winners: Kentucky Derby 141 Picks

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
J. Keeler Johnson handicaps the Kentucky Derby (gr. I). Read More...

Congressmen: Repeal Interstate Simulcast Law

Blood-Horse | 3 days ago
Two members of Congress, on the eve of two of Thoroughbred racing's biggest days, announced introduction of legislation that would end interstate simulcasts to encourage racing to end what they call widespread cheating. Read More...

TimeformUS Preview: Kentucky Derby 141

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
As expected, given a 20-horse field that is knee-deep in fast young horses, the TimeformUS Pace Projector is projecting a fast pace. Read More...

Big Blue Kitten Returns in Fort Marcy

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
Kenneth and Sarah Ramsey's Big Blue Kitten will make his 7-year-old debut in the $150,000 Fort Marcy Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Belmont Park May 2. Read More...

Can the Man to Shuttle to Australia

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
Can the Man, a grade I-placed 2-year-old and grade III-winning 3-year-old by Into Mischief, will shuttle to Spendthrift Australia and participate in the farm's Share The Upside Program in 2015. Read More...

Sky Classic Dies Peacefully in Paddock

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
Pin Oak Stud's son of Nijinsky II had been pensioned in January. He had sired six champions out of 19 crops to race. Read More...

Afleet Alex Aims to Complete Own Triple Crown

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
Sire Afleet Alex will have an undefeated son in Materiality start in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) at Churchill Downs, a race in which Afleet Alex finished third. Read More...

HOF Jockey Alex Solis Appointed to CHRB

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
Hall of Fame jockey Alex Solis has been appointed to the California Horse Racing Board by Gov. Jerry Brown, the governor's office announced April 30. Read More...

Palace Malice Out of Westchester With Bruise

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
Multiple grade I winner Palace Malice will not run in the May 2 Westchester Stakes (gr. III) at Belmont Park after a bruise was discovered in his right front foot, Dogwood Stable president Cot Campbell confirmed. Read More...

Georgia Regroups in Pursuit of Racing

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
Effort falls short in 2015 but advanced farther than ever this spring. Read More...

Northeast/Mid-Atlantic: Jersey Jump

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
Robert Kulina has been a fixture at Monmouth Park since 1972, shortly after graduating from the University of Charleston in West Virginia, but in late 2011 the 65-year-old thought he was out of a job. Read More...

Tonalist, Palace Malice in Westchester Clash

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
The winners of the past two Belmont Stakes (gr. I) will both make their 2015 debut in the $150,000 Westchester Stakes (gr. III) May 2 at Belmont Park. Read More...

Mubtaahij Breezes Easy Three Furlongs

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Maktoum's group II winner Mubtaahij had an easy three-eighths breeze timed in :37.40 with jockey Christophe Soumillon aboard Thursday, April 30 at Churchill Downs. Read More...

That Handicapping Show: Kentucky Derby

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
Claire Novak and Tom LaMarra handicap the Kentucky Derby. Who are your picks? Read More...

Bolo’s Best Effort Could Surface in Derby

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
When the connections of Bolo look for a reason why the third-place Santa Anita Derby (gr. I) finisher could jump up and win the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands, the dirt surface at Churchill Downs provides hope. Read More...

KY Derby: Stanford Out, Frammento In

Blood-Horse | 4 days ago
The April 30 defection of Stanford from the May 2 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) will allow also-eligible Frammento to run. Read More...