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Owner Conference Offers iPad Mini Bonus

Blood-Horse | 7 days ago
Attendees who register by Aug. 15 for the inaugural Thoroughbred Owner Conference in Lexington will receive an iPad mini as a bonus upon arrival at the Oct. 13-16 event. Read More...

Owner Conference Offers iPad Mini Bonus

Blood-Horse | 7 days ago
Attendees who register by Friday, Aug. 15 for the inaugural Thoroughbred Owner Conference in Lexington will receive an iPad mini as a bonus upon arrival at the Oct. 13-16 event. Read More...

Petition First Step for Slots at Arapahoe

Blood-Horse | 7 days ago
The Aurora Sentinel reports that more than 130,000 signatures have been presented to the Colorado secretary of state asking for a November vote on expanded gambling at Arapahoe Park in Aurora, Col. Read More...

Petition First Step for Slots at Arapahoe

Blood-Horse | 7 days ago
The Aurora Sentinel reports that more than 130,000 signatures have been presented to the Colorado secretary of state asking for a November vote on expanded gambling at Arapahoe Park in Aurora, Col. Read More...

Clenbuterol’s Impact on Horses’ Body Fat Percentage

Blood-Horse | 7 days ago
With any medication comes a risk of side effects. For instance, long-term phenylbutazone administration to treat a musculoskeletal issue can result in gastrointestinal problems; pergolide to treat Cushing's disease can cause a decreased appetite; and vaccine administration to protect against disease can cause injection site swelling and muscle sorenes... Read More...

10 Horses Added to Del Mar Paddock Sale

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Ten additional horses have been added to the third annual Del Mar paddock sale of race ready horses Sunday, July 20. Read More...

Godolphin to Establish Base in Australia

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
The Maktoum family's international stable Godolphin plans to establish a permanent presence in Australia. Read More...

Fashion Alert Heads Schuylerville, Spa Opener

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Todd Pletcher-trained juvenile filly looks to have a class edge over her four rivals. Read More...

Azeri Colt Tops JRHA Foal Sale, Again

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
For the second straight year, a colt by Deep Impact out of U.S. Horse of the Year Azeri was the star of the Japan Racing Horse Association's foal sale. Read More...

My Fantastic Lady Takes Crown at Pimlico

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Sabrina Moore's My Fantastic Lady was crowned the overall champion at the third Totally Thoroughbred Horse Show, presented in the infield at Pimlico Race Course July 13. Read More...

Laurel Park to Offer $2.85M in Open Stakes

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Laurel Park will offer a $2.85 million open stakes schedule during its upcoming meet that spans summer, fall, and early winter. Read More...

Mucho Macho Man Retired, to Stand at Adena

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Mucho Macho Man, winner of last year's Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I), has been retired from racing. The 6-year-old son of Macho Uno will stand at Frank Stronach's Adena Springs near Paris, Ky. Read More...

Round Table to Feature Head of NFL Media

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
The Round Table will provide updates on medication reform efforts in the U.S., a study on equine drug testing and enforcement, an analysis of racing trends and horse inventories, and a report on new fan and owner initiatives. Read More...

TVG, NYRA Extend Multi-Year Agreement

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
TVG Network and the New York Racing Association announced July 15 a multi-year extension of their agreement for TVG to televise, stream, and accept wagers on live horse races from NYRA tracks. Read More...

The Week in Photos for 7/15/2014

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Arlington Park, Europe, Japan, Delaware Park, Gulfstream Park, Monmouth Park, Lone Star Park and more! Read More...

Fasig-Tipton July Yearlings See Stable Market

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Fasig-Tipton's July yearling sale opens the yearling auction season with mixed figures and a $550,000 sale-topper, a Cowboy Cal half brother to Hoppertunity and three-quarters brother to Executiveprivilege. Read More...

Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July 2014 Sale Wrap

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Evan Hammonds takes us through the days events with sale numbers and comments from industry members. Read More...

Bedford Land Tops Horses of Racing Age Sale

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Bedford Land, a 2-year-old daughter of Speightstown, was purchased by Three Chimneys Farm for $1,075,000 to top the July 14 Fasig-Tipton summer selected horses of racing age sale in Lexington. Read More...

Sheikh Fahad Buys JRHA Yearling Sale-Topper

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Offspring of two-time Japanese Horse of the Year Deep Impact sold for six of the top 10 highest prices at the yearling session of the Japan Racing Horse Association select sale July 14. Read More...

Putting Melnyk Dispersal in Perspective

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Phil Hronec of Winding Oaks Farm discusses dispersal of Melnyk Racing Stables. Read More...

Bedford Land First Seven-Figure Horse of Day

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Bedford Land, a winning 2-year-old filly out of grade I winner Pool Land, surpassed the $1 million mark at the Fasig-Tipton summer selected horses of racing age sale Monday, July 14 in Lexington. Read More...

Mahogany Lane Tops Melnyk Dispersal Sale

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Mahogany Lane, an unraced mare from an accomplished family, pulled down the top price at the Melnyk Racing Stables broodmares and weanlings dispersal July 14 at Fasig-Tipton Kentucky in Lexington. Read More...

Charm Spirit Up Late to Win Prix Jean Prat

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Charm Spirit gamely drove through a narrow gap and took the lead late to win the Prix Jean Prat (Fr-I) July 14 at Chantilly. Read More...

Stonestreet Buys Hillaby for $500,000 at F-T

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Hillaby, a 4-year-old daughter of Distorted Humor, was purchased by Stonestreet Stables for $500,000 to jump start the horses of racing age portion of the Fasig-Tipton July sale July 14. Read More...

Iconic Stayer Vintage Crop Euthanized

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Vintage Crop, the first Northern Hemisphere runner to win Australia's Melbourne Cup (Aus-I), was euthanized July 13 at the Irish National Stud where he lived in retirement. Read More...

Charm Spirit Up Late to Win Prix Jean Prat

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Charm Spirit gamely drove through a narrow gap and took the lead late to win the Prix Jean Prat (Fr-I) July 14 at Chantilly. Read More...

BC Turf Winner Prized Euthanized at Age 28

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Prized, winner of the 1989 Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) and sire of Brass Hat, was euthanized at age 28 July 13 at Old Friends retirement facility in Georgetown, Ky., due to infirmities of old age. Read More...

Live Video: Fasig-Tipton July Sale

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Click here to watch the Fasig-Tipton July Sale LIVE. Read More...

Fasig-Tipton Kentucky: Alfredo Lichoa

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Alfredo Lichoa of Northwest Stud discusses his purchase of the $550,000 Cowboy Cal colt at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July Sale. Read More...

Cowboy Cal Colt Sells for $550,000

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
About 60% through the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July yearling sale July 14 in Lexington, the auction saw a new high price when Alfredo Lichoa went to $550,000 to land a Cowboy Cal colt. Read More...

F-T July: Hip 110 in the Ring

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Hip 110, a colt by Unbridled's Song, in the ring at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July 2014 Sale. Read More...

Unbridled’s Song Colt Brings $400,000 at F-T

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
A colt by Unbridled's Song was purchased by Chuck Sandford for $400,000 to be the top-priced offering during the first half of the yearling portion of the Fasig-Tipon Kentucky July sale in Lexington July 14. Read More...

Los Alamitos Meet Handles $5 Million a Day

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Los Alamitos Race Course officials July 13 said the eight-day summer Thoroughbred meet generated average daily total pari-mutuel handle of $5,070,966. Read More...

Untapable to Face Males in Haskell

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) winner Untapable will face males in the July 27 William Hill Haskell Invitational (gr. I), trainer Steve Asmussen told Monmouth Park officials July 14. Read More...

F-T Kentucky: Hip 414 Bedford Land

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Two-year-old filly, by Speightstown, in the Melnyk Racing Dispersal at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July sale. She won first time out and is being consigned by Taylor Made Sales Agency. Read More...

First Starter Wins for Indiana Sire Dr Large

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Spooled, the first starter for Indiana-based sire Dr Large, drew off in the stretch to post a 7 3/4-length victory in her career debut, a five-furlong maiden special weight race for Indiana-bred 2-year-olds. Read More...

Sentient Jet Returns as Breeders’ Cup Sponsor

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Sentient Jet, a Breeders' Cup sponsor from 2008 through 2011, is back in the fold, the partners announced July 14. The aviation company will sponsor the grade I Breeders' Cup Juvenile. Read More...

Positive Outlook for Fasig-Tipton Yearlings

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Sale executives and consignors are feeling optimistic about Fasig-Tipton's July select yearling sale, which kicks off the major yearling auction season in Lexington July 14 starting at 10 a.m. EDT. Read More...

Fasig-Tipton Kentucky: July 2014 Sale Preview

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Evan Hammonds talks with Boyd Browning of Fasig-Tipton Kentucky and Mark Taylor of Taylor Made Farm about the upcoming Sale on Monday, July 14, 2014. Read More...

The Thoroughbred Racehorse Foot

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Foot problems can commonly cause horses to be scratched from a race, lose training days, overload other structures, and have shortened careers. Functionally adapted for speed and efficient use of energy, the Thoroughbred foot is light and lacks the mas... Read More...

Story to Tell, La Grange Win Juvenile Stakes

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Story to Tell won for the second time in three starts, beating favored Bad Read Sanchez in the $98,000 Willard L. Proctor Memorial Stakes July 13 at Los Alamitos Race Course on closing day of the Summer Thoroughbred Festival. Read More...

New Journeyman Cabrera Wins Lone Star Title

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Jockey David Cabrera started the Lone Star Park meet as an apprentice rider and finished as a journeyman with a stand-leading total of 65 wins as the Texas track's 18th spring meet came to an end July 12. Read More...

Initial Win Noted for Louisiana Sire Orthodox

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Shedrow Cocktails became the first reported winner for Louisiana stallion Orthodox when the 2-year-old captured a maiden event by four lengths the evening of July 12 at Evangeline Downs. Read More...

Ortiz, Castellano Finish in Tie at Belmont

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
The Belmont Park spring/summer jockey title went down to the wire July 13 when Irad Ortiz Jr. got up in the final jumps of the last race of the meet to tie Javier Castellano at 51 wins. Read More...

No Catching Unspurned in Bison City Stakes

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Improving Unspurned made every pole a winning one to post a 2 1/4-length win in the $232,875 Bison City Stakes, the second jewel of the Canadian Triple Tiara for 3-year-old fillies at Woodbine July 13. Read More...

Wildcat Red Posts Bullet Breeze for Haskell

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Besilu Stables Fountain of Youth (gr. II) winner Wildcat Red breezed a swift five furlongs at Gulfstream Park July 13 in preparation for the $1 million William Hill Haskell Invitational (gr. I). Read More...

Gulfstream Begins Apprentice Education Class

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Gulfstream Park held its first apprentice riding education program meeting the morning of July 13, designed to give young riders an opportunity to learn from experienced guest speakers from many parts of the racing world. Read More...

Apprentice LaRicci Tallies With First Mount

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Apprentice jockey Stephanie LaRicci won with her very first mount July 13 at Gulfstream Park when she sent Language of Love to the lead shortly after the start of the third race en route to a 10-1 upset. Read More...

Gallante Shocks Soggy Grand Prix de Paris

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Coolmore and partners' Gallante took to the rain-drenched course at Longchamp July 13 and sprung a 62-1 surprise over favorite Prince Gibraltar and French Derby victor The Grey Gatsby in the Grand Prix de Paris (Fr-I). Read More...

A Conversation With Michael Straight

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Michael Straight, paralyzed in a riding accident five years ago, takes time to talk with Claire Novak about his recent progress walking with a bionic exoskeleton and participating in research at Florida's Miami Project. Read More...