Blood-Horse

Mr. Z Tops Competitive Delta Jackpot Field

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Zayat Stables' Mr. Z, coming off a fifth-place finish in the Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I), heads a group of 10 plus two also-eligibles for the $1 million Delta Downs Jackpot (gr. III) Nov. 22. Read More...

Northeast/Mid-Atlantic Region: Tried and True

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Bloodstock agent Harry 'Chip' Landry has been selling for more than 40 years. Read More...

West Coast Regional: Springtime for Horses

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Ran Jan Racing excels ontrack and in aftercare. Read More...

Promotional Feature: Boarding – All Aboard

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Whether Thoroughbred owners have invested a little or a lot, the care of their equine extended family is important. Read More...

Health Zone: Young Horse Digestive Health

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Understanding how your growing foal's digestive system works can help you recognize and avoid potential problems. Read More...

Fair Grounds Meet Set to Start Nov. 21

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Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots will kick off its 143rd season of Thoroughbred racing on Friday, November 21. Read More...

Slideshow: The Week in Photos for 11/18/2014

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Laurel Park, Japan, Churchill Downs, Aqueduct, Gulfstream Park West, Zia Park & More. Read More...

Rookie Sensation Retired, to Stand in Canada

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Rookie Sensation, a 4-year-old son of Unbridled's Song, has been retired from racing and will stand the 2015 breeding season at Frank Stronach's Adena Springs North in Aurora, Ontario, Canada. Read More...

Churchill Cancels Nov. 19 Live Racing

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Citing a winter weather blast that sent temperatures into the teens and sub-zero wind-chills has prompted Churchill Downs to cancel its 10-race live program for Nov. 19. Read More...

Icon Ike to Stand at Starfish in Arkansas

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Fletcher and Carolyn Gray's homebred Icon Ike, a stakes-winning son of Yes It's True, will stand the 2015 breeding season at Dr. Linda Robbins' Starfish Stable near Hot Springs, Ark. His fee will be $1,000. Read More...

Strong Contender to R Star Stallions for 2015

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Strong Contender will stand at Kerry and Leigh Ann Hopper's R Star Stallions in Anderson, Ind., in 2015, the farm said Nov. 18. Read More...

Richardson Named President-Elect of ACS

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Dr. J. David Richardson, professor of surgery and vice chairman, department of surgery, at the University of Louisville School of Medicine, has been named president-elect of the American College of Surgeons. Read More...

What’s Going On Here: Racing for a Cause

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Mount Joy donation adds a bridge between racing and charity. Read More...

Decision Time on Second Philadelphia Casino

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State gambling regulators will have to consider whether the market can bear a fifth casino in southeastern Pennsylvania when they consider proposals for a second casino in Philadelphia. Read More...

Juvenile Brings Sale Record Price at Arqana

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Arqana's Deauville autumn sale saw excellent returns on opening day Nov. 17 and was led by the purchase of unbeaten juvenile Silverwave for an auction record price. Read More...

Unusual Heat to Stand for $20,000 in 2015

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Six-time leading California sire Unusual Heat will stand in 2015 for $20,000 at John C. Harris' Harris Farms near Coalinga, Calif. Read More...

California Chrome Works at Los Alamitos

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Dual classic winner California Chrome handily worked four furlongs in :47 4/5 Monday, Nov. 17 at Los Alamitos Race Course in preparation for the Nov. 29 Hollywood Derby (gr. IT) at Del Mar. Read More...

TRF Gets Donation From WV Breeders Classics

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The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation for the fifth consecutive year has received a $25,000 donation from the West Virginia Breeders Classics, held for the 28th time Oct. 18 at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town. Read More...

AHC Opposes Expansion of Clean Water Act

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Concerned about what it calls "vague and unclear terms and definitions," in proposed changes, the American Horse Council (AHC) submitted comments opposing changes to the Clean Water Act. Read More...

Double Honor, Imperialism Relocated to Canada

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Stallions Double Honor and Imperialism will relocate to stand the 2015 season at Esquirol Farms in Ryley, Alberta. Read More...

Record Number of Claiming Crown Nominations

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A record 314 horses were nominated to the 16th annual Claiming Crown, the $1 million Dec. 6 day of racing for the country's top claiming horses being hosted by Gulfstream Park for the third consecutive year. Read More...

Sporting Art Auction at Keeneland Nov. 19

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The second annual Sporting Art Auction featuring sporting art, American paintings, and sculpture by artists from all over the world takes place Wednesday, Nov. 19, at 4 p.m. ET in the Keeneland sales pavilioniin Lexington. Read More...

Fort Loudon to Stand at Bridlewood Farm

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Multiple graded stakes winner Fort Loudon will stand his first season at stud in 2015 at Bridlewood Farm in Ocala, Fla. Read More...

Forestry Sold, Will Stand at Brazilian Farm

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The stallion Forestry has been sold to a Brazilian consortium and will not stand at Taylor Made Stallions in Kentucky, Taylor Made stallion nominations manager Travis White confirmed Nov. 17. Read More...

Red Rocks to Calumet Farm for 2015

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Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) winner Red Rocks, a son of top international sire Galileo, will relocate to stand at Calumet Farm near Lexington for the 2015 breeding season. Read More...

Delta Jackpot to Air on Sirius XM Radio

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The 12th running of the $1 million Delta Downs Jackpot (gr. III) at Delta Downs Racetrack Casino & Hotel will be broadcast live as "The Race of the Week" on Sirius XM Radio Saturday, Nov. 22. Read More...

Historical Racing Bill Introduced in Illinois

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A Republican lawmaker from southwest Illinois has proposed a plan allowing betting on old races as a way to boost the state's horse racing industry. Read More...

Outsider Achiever’s Legacy Wins Desi Arnaz

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Achiever's Legacy, dismissed at 9-1 as the longest shot in a four-horse field of 2-year-old fillies, rallied in the stretch to win the $100,000 Desi Arnaz Stakes at Del Mar Nov. 16 under apprentice jockey Drayden Van Dyke. Read More...

Franco Sweeps New York-Bred Juvenile Stakes

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Jockey Manuel Franco won both $100,000 stakes for New York-bred 2-year-olds on Nov. 16 at Aqueduct. Read More...

Posse Offspring Sweep NY Juvenile Stakes

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Jockey Manuel Franco won both $100,000 stakes for New York-bred 2-year-olds on Nov. 16 at Aqueduct aboard offspring of Posse. Read More...

Soup Powers Speechify to Kenny Noe Triumph

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Speechify may not eat like other horses, but he proved he can run with them with a romping victory his stakes debut Nov. 16 at Gulfstream Park West in the $75,000 Kenny Noe Jr. Read More...

Hillaby Rises to Occasion in Bessarabian Win

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Favored Hillaby, produced by 2007 Canadian Horse of the Year Sealy Hill, registered her first graded stakes win with a powerful stretch-running score in the $205,481 Bessarabian Stakes (Can-II) Nov. 16 at snowy Woodbine. Read More...

Napravnik’s Career Celebrated at Churchill

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Churchill Downs and the city of Louisville celebrated the extraordinary career of jockey Rosie Napravnik Nov. 15 after she announced her retirement earlier this month. Read More...

Lachesis Edges Nuovo Record in QE II Cup

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The runner-up in last year's Queen Elizabeth II Cup (Jpn-I), Lachesis proved best in this year's edition Nov. 16 when winning by neck from Japanese Oaks (Jpn-I) victress Nuovo Record at Kyoto. Read More...

Irish Hurdle Trainer Dessie Hughes Dies

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Dessie Hughes, a leading Irish racehorse trainer who rode Davy Lad to victory in the prestigious Cheltenham Gold Cup in 1977, has died. He was 71. Read More...

No Problem Prevails in Bob Hope Thriller

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Stalking No Problem grabbed the lead in deep stretch and held even-money favorite Alright Alright at bay in the final strides to win the $100,000 Bob Hope (gr. III) in his stakes debut at Nov. 15 at Del Mar. Read More...

Zee Bros Posts Surprise in De Francis Dash

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Zayat Stables' Zee Bros pulled a 29-1 upset in the $350,000 Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash Stakes Nov. 15 at Laurel Park after taking charge off the far turn and sprinting clear in the stretch. Read More...

Thumbs Up for Sparkling Review in Mrs. Revere

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Edward Seltzer and Beverly Anderson's Sparkling Review kicked into gear late and charged to victory to remain undefeated since breaking her maiden, taking the $237,800 Mrs. Revere Stakes (gr. IIT) at Churchill Downs. Read More...

Dynamic Sky Skirts Rail for Red Smith Tally

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Dynamic Sky entered the Red Smith Handicap (gr. IIIT) winless on the turf, but left a grade III winner when he rallied up the fence under Cornelio Velasquez to take the $250,000 event from Aqueduct Racetrack Nov. 15. Read More...

Sparkling Review Sharp in Mrs. Revere

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Edward Seltzer and Beverly Anderson's Sparkling Review kicked into gear late and charged to victory to remain undefeated since breaking her maiden, taking the $200,000 Mrs. Revere Stakes (gr. IIT) at Churchill Downs. Read More...

Divine Fortune Dominates in Colonial Cup

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Bill Pape's Divine Fortune set all the pace in the $100,000 Marion duPont Scott Colonial Cup (NSA-I) Nov. 15 and drew away to a dominating nine-length victory. Read More...

Death of Jockey Pete Moreno Reported

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Pete Moreno, leading rider at Del Mar in 1960 and winner of the George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award the following year, died last Aug. 23 at the age of 87 as the result of a variety of ailments, it was learned Nov. 15. Read More...

Heart to Heart Wire-to-Wire in Commonwealth

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Terry Hamilton's Heart to Heart put together a three-race win streak and collected his second straight grade III victory Nov. 15 when he wired a field of 12 sophomores in the $100,000 Commonwealth Turf Stakes at Churchill. Read More...

Bayern, Constitution Top Clark Nominations

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Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) winner Bayern and Besilu Florida Derby (gr. I) victor Constitution headline 20 horses nominated to the $500,000 Clark Handicap Presented by Norton Healthcare (gr. I) at Churchill Downs. Read More...

Platinum Witness Wins NZ Thousand Guineas

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Platinum Witness wore down pacesetter Darci Dream with a powerful finishing kick and won the New Zealand One Thousand Guineas (NZ-I) Nov. 15 at Riccarton Park. Read More...

NYRA Officials Meet With Aqueduct Customers

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In the first of a series of quarterly meetings, executives from the New York Racing Association took questions from customers in an hour-long question-and-answer session Nov. 15 at Aqueduct Racetrack. Read More...

Keeneland November 2014 Sale Recap

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Ian Tapp recaps the 11-day Keeneland November breeding stock sale, including a look at the numbers, some of the top selling Hips, and comments from Mark Taylor. Read More...

Santa Anita Renames Sir Beaufort Stakes

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Santa Anita Park has announced the Sir Beaufort Stakes will be run as the grade II Mathis Brothers Mile on opening day of the winter meet Dec. 26. Read More...

Sweet Return Moves to Ocala Stud for 2015

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Three-time grade 1 winner Sweet Return (GB), owned by the Red Oak Farm of John J. Brunetti, will stand the 2015 breeding season at Ocala Stud Farm. Read More...

Florida Horseman Ricky Leppala Dies at 62

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A memorial service has been set for highly respected pinhooker and trainer Ricky Leppala, 62,who died Nov. 4 at his home in Ocala, FL, after a brief battle with cancer. Read More...