Blood-Horse

Destin Works at Palm Beach Downs

Blood-Horse | 7 days ago
Lambholm South Tampa Bay Derby (gr. II) winner Destin breezed at Palm Beach Downs April 23 in his final South Florida tune-up ahead of a scheduled start in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I). Read More...

Raging Smoke Unstoppable in Sugar Maple

Blood-Horse | 7 days ago
Raging Smoke took the $150,000 Sugar Maple Stakes presented by CANTER Mid-Atlantic wire-to-wire April 23, and in the process gave trainer Mike Salvaggio the biggest win of his career. Read More...

Da Big Hoss Bounces Back in Elkhorn Stakes

Blood-Horse | 7 days ago
Da Big Hoss continued his good form in long turf races when he secured his second graded stakes win of the season going 1 1/2 miles on the grass April 23 in the Dixiana Elkhorn Stakes (gr. II) at Keeneland. Read More...

Finest City Surges By to Win Great Lady M.

Blood-Horse | 7 days ago
With jockey Kent Desormeaux aboard for the first time, Finest City rallied furiously past her competitors in the stretch to win by 1 1/4 lengths ahead of 1-2 favorite and defending Great Lady M. winner Fantastic Style. Read More...

Handle, Field Size Up at Mahoning Valley

Blood-Horse | 7 days ago
Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course recently concluded its winter-spring meet and showed a 31% rise in daily average handle for the 65-day stand. Read More...

Sound Proposition Up Late for Easter Win

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Sound Proposition came in off the also-eligible list and scored his first group I win in thrilling fashion in the Manco Easter Stakes April 23 at Ellerslie. Read More...

Racing Restriction Lifted on One Fonner Barn

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Fonner Park received some good news April 23 when the Nebraska Department of Agriculture lifted the racing restriction put in place for a second barn at the Grand Island track. Read More...

Brody’s Cause, Fellowship Head Busy CD Tab

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Churchill Downs had its first special training session for 2016 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) and Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) horses April 23, with Fellowship, Brody's Cause, and Tom's Ready among those to work. Read More...

Exaggerator Logs Final SoCal Derby Workout

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Santa Anita Derby (gr. I) winner Exaggerator recorded his final timed Southern California workout April 23 in preparation for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I). Read More...

Cathryn Sophia Swift in Keeneland Breeze

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
After a swift five-furlong breeze by Cathryn Sophia the morning of April 23 at Keeneland, trainer John Servis said he is leaning toward running the two-time grade II winner in the Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) May 6 at Churchill Downs. Read More...

Cathryn Sophia Swift in Work at Keeneland

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
After a swift five-furlong breeze by Cathryn Sophia the morning of April 23 at Keeneland, trainer John Servis said he is leaning toward running the two-time grade II winner in the Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) May 6 at Churchill Downs. Read More...

Cathryn Sophia Swift in Work at Keeneland

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
After a swift five-furlong breeze by Cathryn Sophia the morning of April 23 at Keeneland, trainer John Servis said he is leaning toward running the two-time grade II winner in the Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) May 6 at Churchill Downs. Read More...

Nyquist Smooth in Keeneland Breeze

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) favorite Nyquist wanted to go early, but quickly settled into a smooth stride in his second-to-last breeze April 23 at Keeneland before the Louisville classic. Read More...

Nyquist Smooth in Keeneland Breeze

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) favorite Nyquist wanted to go early, but quickly settled into a smooth stride in his second-to-last breeze April 23 at Keeneland before the Louisville classic. Read More...

Danzing Candy Records San Luis Rey Move

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Back where he first learned to be a racehorse at San Luis Rey Training Center, Danzing Candy put in a surprisingly fast workout—at least to trainer Cliff Sise—in his first drill since his fourth-place finish the Santa Anita Derby (gr. I). Read More...

Danzing Candy Records San Luis Rey Move

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Back where he first learned to be a racehorse at San Luis Rey Training Center, Danzing Candy put in a surprisingly fast workout—at least to trainer Cliff Sise—in his first drill since his fourth-place finish the Santa Anita Derby (gr. I). Read More...

OBS April Sale Nearly Even With 2015

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Topped by a Quality Road filly sold for $775,000, the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Co.’s spring sale of 2-year-olds in training concluded April 22 with a slight decline overall in gross, and record average and median prices. Read More...

OBS April Sale Nearly Even With 2015

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Topped by a Quality Road filly sold for $775,000, the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Co.’s spring sale of 2-year-olds in training concluded April 22 with a slight decline overall in gross, and record average and median prices. Read More...

CA-Bred Colt First Winner for Creative Cause

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
First-time starter Milton Freewater got up in the final stride in race one at Los Alamitos Race Course April 22 and became the first winner for grade I winner and classic-placed Creative Cause. Read More...

CA-Bred Colt First Winner for Creative Cause

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
First-time starter Milton Freewater got up in the final stride in race one at Los Alamitos Race Course April 22 and became the first winner for grade I winner and classic-placed Creative Cause. Read More...

Brooklynsway Stuns Doubledogdare Field

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Trainer Bernie Flint and long-time owner Dr. Naveed Chowhan paired to upset the $100,000 Doubledogdare Stakes (gr. III) at Keeneland when Brooklynsway held sway over favorite I'm a Chatterbox, who could not get by the determined winner. Read More...

Brooklynsway Stuns Doubledogdare Field

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Trainer Bernie Flint and long-time owner Dr. Naveed Chowhan paired to upset the $100,000 Doubledogdare Stakes (gr. III) at Keeneland when Brooklynsway held sway over favorite I'm a Chatterbox, who could not get by the determined winner. Read More...

OBS April Final Session Ends on Strong Note

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
A filly by Quality Road brings $775,000 just three hips from the sale's end. Read More...

OBS April Final Session Ends on Strong Note

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
A filly by Quality Road brings $775,000 just three hips from the sale's end. Read More...

Keeneland Honors Hall of Fame Jockeys

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
The jockeys participated in a question and answer session at the track and an autograph signing to raise funds for the PDJF and National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame. Read More...

Keeneland Honors Hall of Fame Jockeys

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
The jockeys participated in a question and answer session at the track and an autograph signing to raise funds for the PDJF and National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame. Read More...

Churchill Downs Launches Racing Club

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
CDI will offer up to 200 shares in a racehorse at $500 per share. Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas will select and train the club's horse. Read More...

Churchill Downs Launches Racing Club

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
CDI will offer up to 200 shares in a racehorse at $500 per share. Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas will select and train the club's horse. Read More...

Ghostzapper Filly Sells for $720,000

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
With Donato Lanni signing the ticket, a Ghostzapper filly was acquired by Susan Chu’s Tanma Corporation for $720,000 at the final session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Co.’s spring sale of 2-year-olds in training April 22. Read More...

Ghostzapper Filly Sells for $720,000

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
With Donato Lanni signing the ticket, a Ghostzapper filly was acquired by Susan Chu’s Baoma Corporation for $720,000 at the final session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Co.’s spring sale of 2-year-olds in training April 22. Read More...

Butler Rides 2,000th Winner at Tampa Bay

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Dean Butler earn victory No. 2,000 April 22 in the fifth race at Tampa Bay Downs aboard Impromptu, a 4-year-old gelding owned by Empire Racing and trained by Bernell Rhone. Read More...

Butler Rides 2,000th Winner at Tampa Bay

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Dean Butler earn victory No. 2,000 April 22 in the fifth race at Tampa Bay Downs aboard Impromptu, a 4-year-old gelding owned by Empire Racing and trained by Bernell Rhone. Read More...

Arc First Among 2015′s Top 100 GI Races

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
The Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe sits atop the list of the world's top 100 group I and grade I races for 2015, according to International Federation of Horseracing Authorities rankings released April 22. Read More...

Arc First Among 2015′s Top 100 GI Races

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
The Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe sits atop the list of the world's top 100 group I and grade I races for 2015, according to International Federation of Horseracing Authorities rankings released April 22. Read More...

Another Colonel John for Mark Casse

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Mark Casse signed on behalf of EastWest Stable for a filly by Colonel John for $375,000 during the April 22 final session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Co.’s April spring 2-year-olds in training sale. Read More...

Another Colonel John for Mark Casse

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Mark Casse signed on behalf of EastWest Stable for a filly by Colonel John for $375,000 during the April 22 final session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Co.’s April spring 2-year-olds in training sale. Read More...

TAA Named Honorary Postmaster Preakness Week

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance, which accredits, inspects, and awards grants to approved aftercare organizations, has been named the honorary postmaster for the 141st Preakness Stakes (gr. I) at Pimlico Race Course. Read More...

TAA Named Honorary Postmaster Preakness Week

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance, which accredits, inspects, and awards grants to approved aftercare organizations, has been named the honorary postmaster for the 141st Preakness Stakes (gr. I) at Pimlico Race Course. Read More...

Outwork Breezes at Belmont

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
With Hall of Fame jockey John Velazquez in the irons, Wood Memorial (gr. I) winner Outwork had his penultimate breeze in preparation for the Kentucky Derby presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), covering a half-mile in :48 4/5 April 22 at Belmont Park. Read More...

Outwork Breezes at Belmont

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
With Hall of Fame jockey John Velazquez in the irons, Wood Memorial (gr. I) winner Outwork had his penultimate breeze in preparation for the Kentucky Derby presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), covering a half-mile in :48 4/5 April 22 at Belmont Park. Read More...

Tapit Colt Late OBS Withdrawal

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
The Ocala Breeders’ Sales Co.’s April spring 2-year-olds in training sale lost some of its star power during the April 22 closing session when Hip 1102, a striking Tapit colt, was a late withdrawal. Read More...

Tapit Colt Late OBS Withdrawal

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
The Ocala Breeders’ Sales Co.’s April spring 2-year-olds in training sale lost some of its star power during the April 22 closing session when Hip 1102, a striking Tapit colt, was a late withdrawal. Read More...

Registration Open for Owner Conference

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
The conference will coincide with Breeders' Cup week and will have panels about racehorse ownership. It will also feature a variety of social events and provide reserved seating for both Breeders' Cup days. Read More...

Registration Open for Owner Conference

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
The conference will coincide with Breeders' Cup week and will have panels about racehorse ownership. It will also feature a variety of social events and provide reserved seating for both Breeders' Cup days. Read More...

Maryland Hall of Fame Class Selected

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Dave's Friend was one of the best sprinters in the nation and Kauai King developed into a two-time classic winner, still holding the distinction of being the only Maryland-bred to win the Kentucky Derby. Read More...

Maryland Hall of Fame Class Selected

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Dave's Friend was one of the best sprinters in the nation and Kauai King developed into a two-time classic winner, still holding the distinction of being the only Maryland-bred to win the Kentucky Derby. Read More...

Charles Fipke Donates $100,000 to PDJF

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
The PDJF pays a monthly stipend to injured jockeys unable to work, and doesn't have permanent guaranteed funding. Read More...

Charles Fipke Donates $100,000 to PDJF

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
The PDJF pays a monthly stipend to injured jockeys unable to work, and doesn't have permanent guaranteed funding. Read More...

Pricedtoperfection, Lira in Aqueduct Clash

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
After a layoff following the first graded stakes score of her career, Pricedtoperfection is back in New York for trainer Chad Brown and will try a strong edition of the $100,000 Memories of Silver Stakes April 24 on the Aqueduct Racetrack turf. Read More...

Deal in Place for Meet at Brockton Fairgrounds

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
The Mass Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association and the Carney Family, owners of the Brockton Fairgrounds, have finalized a two-year purse agreement for 30 days of live racing at the facility in 2016 and 2017. Read More...