Blood-Horse

Baccari Honed Skills Buying Yearlings to Race

Blood-Horse | 6 days ago
Chris Baccari, who sold a Tapit colt for $1.2 million, began his career by buying yearlings to race and turned to sales after having too many horses one year. Read More...

Ward: Lady Aurelia Could Run ‘Best Ever Race’

Blood-Horse | 6 days ago
Trainer Wesley Ward believes his unbeaten juvenile filly Lady Aurelia just might run of the best race of her young career in the Connolly's Red Mills Cheveley Park Stakes (Eng-I) Sept. 24 at Newmarket. Read More...

Horseman Bob Gilpin Dies

Blood-Horse | 6 days ago
Bob Gilpin, who had a hand in raising standouts such as Belong To Me, Classy Mirage, and Jersey Girl, died Sept. 14. A memorial service will be held in Ocala, Fla., Sept. 29. Read More...

Updated Model Rules Available on ARCI Site

Blood-Horse | 7 days ago
An updated version (6.3) of the ARCI's Model Rules of Racing is now available on the association's website on the Model Rules and Standards page. Read More...

Steeplechaser Gustavian Dies at Age 10

Blood-Horse | 7 days ago
Ten-year-old Gustavian, an Eclipse Award finalist for champion steeplechase horse in 2013, was euthanized Sept. 16 because of complications from a paddock accident, said trainer Leslie Young. Read More...

Pioneerof the Nile Colt Tops at Keeneland

Blood-Horse | 7 days ago
They saved the best for last during the Sept. 18 session of the Keeneland September yearling sale when the day’s highest-price of $700,000 was paid by Paul Haughey’s PTK Racing for a Pioneerof the Nile colt. Read More...

Navarro Sets Monmouth Single-Season Win Mark

Blood-Horse | 7 days ago
Jorge Navarro saddled his 56th winner of the Monmouth Park meet Sept. 18 when Go Trumpy Go captured the final race, giving the trainer the single-season record for most wins at the Jersey Shore racetrack. Read More...

KatieRich Topped Book 2 Consignors By Average

Blood-Horse | 7 days ago
While major agencies topped Book 2 of the Keeneland September yearling sale by total receipts, KatieRich Farms had the highest average price during the two sessions. Read More...

Victory to Victory Breaks Maiden in Natalma

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Live Oak Plantation's homebred maiden Victory to Victory struck from off a hot early pace and posted her first career win in the $250,000 Natalma Stakes, run as grade I event for the first time Sept. 18 at Woodbine. Read More...

Good Samaritan Kicks from Last to Win Summer

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Good Samaritan completed a strong last-to-first rally for a clear victory in the $200,000 Summer Stakes (Can-IIT) for 2-year-olds Sept. 18 at Woodbine. Read More...

Not This Time, Daddys Lil Darling Look to BC

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Following an 8 3/4-legnth victory in the Iroquois Presented by TwinSpires.com (gr. III) at Churchill Downs Sept. 17, Not This Time will go straight to the Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I) at Santa Anita Park Nov. 5, according to trainer Dale Romans. Read More...

Robertson Takes Another Canterbury Title

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Canterbury Park's 69-day mixed meet closed Sept. 17 with Mac Robertson taking the training title, while Dean Butler topped the rider standings. Read More...

Songbird Logs Pre-Trip Breeze at Santa Anita

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Fox Hill Farms' undefeated Songbird logged her final serious work at Santa Anita Park Sept. 18 before her planned flight later in the evening for Parx Racing, where she is scheduled to start in the Sept. 24 Cotillion Stakes (gr. I). Read More...

Mineshaft Filly Brings $410,000 at Keeneland

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Book 3 of the Keeneland September yearling sale got off to a strong start early Sept. 18 when a daughter of Mineshaft was sold by Lane's End for $410,000. Read More...

First B-T Stakes Winner for Sire Gattopardo

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
West Virginia-based sire Gattopardo saw his first black-type stakes winner Sept. 17 when filly Unaquoi won the Rachel's Turn Stakes at Charles Town Races. Read More...

Tepin Extends Win Streak in Woodbine Mile

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
In her first start back from a victory at Royal Ascot in June, Tepin held off all challengers for about a half-length score in the Ricoh Woodbine Mile Stakes (Can-IT) Sept. 17 at Woodbine. Read More...

Barretts October Sale Catalog Online

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
There are 292 horses cataloged for the Barretts October sale of yearlings and horses of all ages. The catalog can be viewed at barretts.com. Read More...

Uncle Mo Colt Tops Robust Keeneland Session

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Topped by an Uncle Mo colt sold for $750,000, the Keeneland September yearling sale continued on a robust note Sept. 17 with across-the-board increases in every key statistical category. Read More...

On Leave Gate to Wire in Sands Point

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Stuart Janney III's homebred On Leave dominated in a gate-to-wire romp in the $500,000 Sands Point Stakes (gr. IIT) for 3-year-old turf fillies in her graded stakes debut Sept. 17 at Belmont Park. Read More...

Not This Time Overwhelms Iroquois Rivals

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
In his first stakes start, Albaugh Family Stable homebred Not This Time rallied four wide in the far turn then drew off in the stretch to post about a six-length victory in the $150,000 Iroquois Stakes (gr. III) Sept. 17 at Churchill Downs. Read More...

Not This Time Easy Winner in Stakes Debut

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
In his first stakes start, Albaugh Family Stable homebred Not This Time rallied four wide in the far turn then drew off in the stretch to post about a six-length victory in the $150,000 Iroquois Stakes (gr. III) Sept. 17 at Churchill Downs. Read More...

The Pizza Man All Class in Northern Dancer

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Illinois-bred The Pizza Man proved his class Sept. 17 at Woodbine in the Northern Dancer Turf Stakes Presented by HPIBet (Can-IT), edging Wake Forest and pacesetter World Approval in a blanket finish. Read More...

Uncle Mo Colt to Lane’s End for $750,000

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Lane’s End went to $750,000 to secure an Uncle Mo colt from the family of millionaire and sire Papa Clem during the Keeneland September yearling sale’s fifth session Sept. 17. Read More...

Arrogate Fires Bullet Work at Santa Anita

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Record-setting Travers Stakes (gr. I) winner Arrogate fired off a bullet half-mile drill Sept. 17 at Santa Anita Park, where champions Beholder and Stellar Wind also posted workouts. Read More...

Zayat Acquires $575k Pioneerof the Nile Colt

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
A Pioneerof the Nile colt bought as a weanling for $85,000 was bought by EQB as agent for Zayat Stables, for $575,000 during the Sept. 17 session of the Keeneland September yearling sale. Read More...

Rainha Da Bateria Edges Dacita in Canadian

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
The 4-year-old Broken Vow filly moved to Chad Brown this spring, made her first start Saturday for Lael Stables, and won her first race since taking the JPMorgan Chase Jessamine Stakes (gr. IIIT) back in October of 2014, 12 starts back. Read More...

Kawi Has Shot at New Zealand Triple Crown

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Kawi thrust out his nose at the finish line and won the Windsor Park Plate (NZ-I) Sept. 17 at Hastings, setting him up for a New Zealand Triple Crown run next time out if he does not ship to Australia. Read More...

Engaginglee Rallies to Win Locust Grove

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
After racing near the back of the field of six fillies and mares early, Engaginglee rallied four wide in the stretch to earn a narrow victory in the $100,000 Locust Grove Stakes (gr. III) Sept. 17 on a muddy track at Churchill Downs. Read More...

Ghostzapper Colt Sells for $650,000

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
A Ghostzapper colt from the family of grade I winner The Cliff's Edge was purchased by Dickman Legacy Ranch for $650,000 at the Sept. 17 session of the Keeneland September yearling sale. Read More...

Australian Groups Agree on Rule Amendments

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Racing Australia and Thoroughbred Breeders Australia, at odds for months over controversial new rules that bring breeders under racing administrators, have been working together and amended regulations pertaining to breeders and foal owners. Read More...

Sale Success Validation for Airdrie’s Jones

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
The consignment of Brereton C. Jones and Airdrie Stud at the Keeneland September yearling sale included two $900,000 transactions. Read More...

Amis Gizmo Rebounds for Ontario Derby score

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Ivan Dalos' homebred Amis Gizmo rebounded from a disappointing sixth in the Aug. 21 Breeders' Stakes and won the $150,000 Ontario Derby (Can-III) by six lengths Sept. 17 in track-record time at Woodbine. Read More...

Winx Extends Win Streak to 11 in George Main

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Australian supermare Winx added an 11th victory to her win streak after she flew from near the back of the field in the George Main Stakes (Aus-I) and scored by 1 1/4 lengths Sept. 17 at Royal Randwick. Read More...

Casse to Watch Woodbine Mile from Churchill

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Trainer Mark Casse has never before missed a race with the magnitude of the Ricoh Woodbine Mile (Can-I) when he has a contender with the status of champion Tepin, but he will today. Read More...

Jockeys Court, Rocco Injured at Churchill

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Jockeys Jon Court and Joe Rocco Jr. have been sidelined from injuries sustained in separate incidents Friday, Sept. 16 on Churchill Downs’ opening day card. Read More...

Classic Winners Exaggerator, Nyquist Work

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Exaggerator delivered a five-furlong move Sept. 17 at Churchill Downs in preparation for a planned start in the Sept. 24 Pennsylvania Derby (gr. II). Meanwhile at San Luis Rey Downs, Nyquist also worked. Read More...

Another Solid Work from California Chrome

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Los Al clockers caught California Chrome in splits of :25 3/5, :49 2/5, and 1:01 1/5 en route to his final time of 1:13 1/5 under regular exercise rider Dihigi Gladney. Read More...

Bull Market Continues at Keeneland Sale

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Topped by a $1 million Curlin colt, the Keeneland September yearling sale continued on a strong note Sept. 16 as the marathon auction didn’t miss a beat moving into Book 2 after a strong three-day Book 1. Read More...

Camp Creek Improves to Top Level

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Moves up vastly in 3-year-old season Read More...

Handicapping Media Award Open for Entries

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
The third-annual Ron Rippey Handicapping Media Award is now open for entries. Read More...

Zayas Wins Five Races at Gulfstream Park

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Fresh off a three-win day Thursday, jockey Edgard Zayas made five more visits to the Gulfstream Park winner's circle Sept. 16. Read More...

Cosmopolitan Full Mast Set for Woodbine Mile

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Mott has Juddmonte runner Sept. 17 in Canada Read More...

On Leave Will Try to Add to Family Legacy

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
On Leave is primed and ready to carry the family torch into the winner's circle Sept. 17 when she vies for victory in her graded stakes debut in the $500,000 Sands Point (gr. IIT) at 1 1/8 miles on the inner turf at Belmont Park. Read More...

A Woodbine Mile Shot with a Former Claimer

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Former claimer Glenville Gardens flourished under Canadian Hall of Fame trainer Sid Attard's care. On Sept. 17 he heads postward as Attard's sixth shot at the Ricoh Woodbine Mile (Can-IT), off a victory in the Aug. 20 Play the King (Can-IIT). Read More...

Frosted Could Train Up to Breeders’ Cup

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Frosted, winner of the 2016 Metropolitan Handicap and Whitney Stakes (both gr. I), is unlikely to have a race this fall and instead may run fresh in the Breeders' Cup in November, trainer Kiaran McLaughlin told Belmont Park media officials. Read More...

Ryan to $1 Million for Curlin Colt

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
A chestnut Curlin colt was bought by Mike Ryan, agent for E5 Racing, for $1 million during the fourth session of the Keeneland September yearling sale. Read More...

Dawson Official Artist for 2016 Breeders’ Cup

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
The Breeders' Cup today announced that Daniel Dawson has been named the official artist for the 2016 Breeders' Cup World Championships. Read More...

Fenton Joins TOC Board

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Gary Fenton replaces Billy Morey on board of Thoroughbred Owners of California. Read More...

Final Tapit Offering on Day 5 Watch List

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
The final Tapit yearling to be offered at the Keeneland September sale, and several individuals with significant upgrades in their female families, are among horses to keep an eye on during the Sept. 17 session that completes Book 2 of the auction. Read More...

Casse Sports Conquest Pair in Summer

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Trainer Mark Casse has two sons of Scat Daddy for Conquest Stables in the Sept. 18 Summer Stakes (Can-IIT) for 2-year-olds at Woodbine. At 2-1 on the morning line, Conquest Farenheit is the more accomplished of the pair. Read More...