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Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners Tabs Spearman

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Brian Spearman, a senior vice president at PepsiCo, has joined Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners as an equity partner and has assumed the role of chairman effective immediately. Read More...

Dubai Trackwork Notes, March 24

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Following is an update from March 24 on some of the horses preparing for races on the $30 million Dubai World Cup card, to be run March 28 at Meydan. Read More...

FOX Sports 1 to Broadcast World Cup Live

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The Jockey Club Tour on FOX Sports 1 will broadcast the $10 million Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) live from Meydan Racecourse March 28. Read More...

Dubai World Cup – Bill Casner

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Owner Bill Casner reflects on Well Armed's win in the Dubai World Cup and talks about the UAE Derby. Courtesy of the Dubai Racing Club Read More...

March Madness: Streaking Pin Oak Stable

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Pin Oak Stable rides a hot streak with two graded stakes winners this month, a $950,000 sale 2-year-old by sire Broken Vow, and general manager Clifford Barry-bred Florida Derby (gr. I) hopeful Itsaknockout. Read More...

Study: Pari-Mutuel Revenue Down 3.5% in 2014

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Revenue for state government from the nation's pari-mutuel industry dropped 3.5% in 2014 from a year earlier, according to a new report by a university system think tank. Read More...

Dubai World Cup – Art Sherman

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The Dubai Racing Club catches up with California Chrome trainer Art Sherman. Sherman explains how he is feeling arriving the night before, how California Chrome looked today, and reflects on Chrome's 3-year-old campaign. Read More...

Martha Miller, Wife of Mack Miller, Dies

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Martha McCauley Miller, wife of the late Hall of Fame trainer MacKenzie "Mack" Miller, died March 22 at 91. Her husband died in December 2010. Read More...

First Reported Foal for Our Entourage

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The first reported foal for Our Entourage, a stakes-winning son of Street Cry, is a colt born Feb. 21 at O'Sullivan Farms near Charles Town, West Virginia. Read More...

KY Downs Plans Historical Racing Changes

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
In April Kentucky Downs plans to change its current historical racing machines, currently the Cella family's Instant Racing games, to a new player in the market called Encore Gaming. Read More...

KY Downs Plans Changes to Historical Racing

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
In April Kentucky Downs plans to change its current historical racing machines, currently the Cella family's Instant Racing games, to a new player in the market called Encore Gaming. Read More...

Mubtaahij Fit and Ready for UAE Derby

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Mubtaahij will bid to win the third jewel of the United Arab Emirates Triple Crown March 28 in the $2 million S&M Al Naboodah Group UAE Derby (gr. II) at Meydan. Read More...

Bailey, Durkin Among Four Into Hialeah HOF

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Three Racing Hall of Fame jockeys and a legendary track announcer are to be inducted into Hialeah Park's Hall of Fame March 30. Read More...

Dubai Trackwork Notes, March 23

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Following is a look at some of the horses preparing for races on the $30 million Dubai World Cup card, to be run March 28 at Meydan. Read More...

KHRC Approves Regulation for Salix-Free Races

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The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission March 23 approved a regulation that would permit the state's racetracks to card races that would prohibit the administration of furosemide within 24 hours of post time. Read More...

WV Legislature to Review Racing and Gaming

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Both houses of the West Virginia legislature have adopted a resolution forming a select committee that will undertake a "comprehensive study" of the state's racing and gaming industries and report its findings in 2016. Read More...

Shared Belief, Bayern Nominated to CT Classic

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Shared Belief, who most recently won the Santa Anita Handicap (gr. I), and Bayern, winner of the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) in his last start last November, are among 56 nominees for the April 18 Charles Town Classic. Read More...

New York to Study Use of Race-Day Furosemide

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New York regulators March 23 said they want to hold a forum to consider the future use of anti-bleeding medication furosemide in the state. Read More...

Tarrant TCA Award of Merit Winner for March

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Thoroughbred Charities of America has announced Amy Tarrant as the March recipient of its Award of Merit. Tarrant, a Thoroughbred owner and breeder received the award at the FTBOA awards banquet. Read More...

Mr. Z Drops Blinkers for Louisiana Derby

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Zayat Stables' Mr. Z will lose his blinkers for the $750,000 Louisiana Derby (gr. II) March 28 at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots. Read More...

Moreno Targeting New Orleans Handicap

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Moreno, a homebred grade I winner for Southern Equine Stable, will head to Fair Grounds for the New Orleans Handicap (gr. II) March 28, trainer Eric Guillot said. Read More...

Maybellene Wins Sunland Oaks Via Callback DQ

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Callback crossed the wire first, a neck ahead of fellow Bob Baffert trainee Maybellene, but was disqualified for interfering with another runner in the $200,000 Sunland Park Oaks. Read More...

Firing Line Crushes Field in Sunland Derby

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Arnold Zetcher's Firing Line threw his hat emphatically into the ring of Triple Crown contenders with a dominating victory in the $800,000 Sunland Derby (gr. III) March 22 at Sunland Park. Read More...

Ron the Greek to Miss Dubai World Cup

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Ron the Greek, a multiple grade I winner in the U.S. who now races in Saudi Arabia, will miss the $10 million Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) March 28 because of an unspecified injury. Read More...

Turco Bravo Breaks Through in Stymie Stakes

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Chilean-bred Turco Bravo landed his first North American win in the $100,000 Stymie Stakes March 22 at Aqueduct Racetrack. Read More...

Late Triple Crown Nominations Due March 23

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The late nomination period for this year's Triple Crown ends March 23 at 11:59 p.m. EDT. Thereafter, 3-year-olds can be made eligible only through supplemental nomination fees. Read More...

VanMeter Victory at Oaklawn a Family Affair

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Will VanMeter's sixth career victory as a trainer was one for the family. Read More...

Bill Would Protect Purses at Finger Lakes

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Legislation has been introduced in both houses of the New York legislature to require the owners of a future commercial casino to make whole any losses suffered by horsemen and breeders at nearby Finger Lakes. Read More...

Firing Line Seeks Victory in Sunland Derby

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J. Keeler Johnson handicaps the Sunland Derby (gr. III) at Sunland Park. Read More...

Brother to Indian Blessing Gets First Winner

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Shug's Hope won the sixth race at Sunland Park March 21 and became the first winner for New Mexico stallion Shame On Charlie, a full brother to dual champion filly Indian Blessing. Read More...

Ashleyluvssugar Plays Spoiler in San Luis Rey

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A year and a half after his last stakes race, Ashleyluvssugar broke through for his first graded stakes win in the $200,000 San Luis Rey Stakes (gr. IIT) March 21 at Santa Anita Park. Read More...

Featured Horse Profile: Classic Point

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6-year-old mare took the Inside Information (gr. II) in her 2015 debut. Read More...

Three Jockeys to Hospital After Tampa Spill

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A three-horse spill in the sixth race March 21 at Tampa Bay Downs sent jockeys Keiber Coa, Silvia Zapico, and Ricardo Mejias to the St. Joseph's Hospital Trauma Center in Tampa, Fla. Read More...

No Drama for Sheer Drama in Royal Delta Win

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Harold Queen's homebred Sheer Drama finally got a clean trip over the Gulfstream Park dirt course and showed what she's capable of unencumbered in the $200,000 Royal Delta Stakes (gr. II) March 21. Read More...

Don’t Leave Me Flies Late in Bourbonette Win

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Don't Leave Me rolled down the center of the track past front-running favorites Sweet Success and Sharla Rae and won the $150,000 Bourbonette Oaks (gr. III) March 21 at Turfway Park. Read More...

Dubai Sky Stays Hot in Spiral Victory

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Dubai Sky collected his fourth straight victory and second straight stakes with an impressive win in the $550,000 Spiral Stakes (gr. III) March 21 at Turfway Park. Read More...

Classic Point Captures Inside Information

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Joseph Shields Jr.'s homebred Classic Point, away since last November, returned to the races in fine form to post an upset in the $200,000 Inside Information Stakes (gr. II) March 21 at Gulfstream Park. Read More...

By the Moon Romps Clear in Caesar’s Wish

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Jay Em Ess Stable's homebred By the Moon returned to the winner's circle after posting an easy four-length decision in the $100,000 Caesar's Wish Stakes March 21 at Laurel Park. Read More...

Baffert Talks Dortmund, American Pharoah

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Bob Baffert, trainer of leading Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) candidates American Pharoah and Dortmund, had the right answer when asked him which colt is better. Read More...

OBS Spring Sale Catalog Now Online

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A catalog of 1,203 horses for the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s spring sale of 2-year-olds in training is now available via the OBS website at obssales.com. Read More...

Bridget’s Big Luvy Takes Private Terms

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Tom O'Grady's Bridget's Big Luvy went right to the front and never looked back in the $100,000 Private Terms Stakes March 21 at Laurel Park. Read More...

Japan’s Real Impact Wins George Ryder

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In a thrilling finish to the George Ryder (Aus-I) March 21, Japan-based Real Impact got the best of Australian Derby (Aus-I) winner Criterion, prevailing by a nose at Rosehill Gardens. Read More...

Upstart, Itsaknockout Work for Florida Derby

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Lambholm South Holy Bull (gr. II) winner Upstart breezed five furlongs in :59.55 March 21 at Palm Meadows in the final tune-up for his run in the $1 million Besilu Stables Florida Derby (gr. I) March 28. Read More...

Dortmund Back Working After San Felipe Win

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Kaleem Shah's Dortmund recorded his first workout since winning the San Felipe Stakes (gr. II) the morning of March 21 at Santa Anita Park. Read More...

Volkstok’n’barrell Snatches Rosehill Guineas

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New Zealand-based Volkstok'n'barrell swooped down the outside nearing the finish in the Rosehill Guineas (Aus-I) and nailed victory by the slimmest margin from Preferment March 21 at Rosehill Gardens. Read More...

Vancouver Wins Golden Slipper, Stays Unbeaten

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Undefeated Vancouver overcame the difficult outside post position in the Golden Slipper Stakes (Aus-I) and led stablemate English in a one-two finish for trainer Gai Waterhouse March 21 at Rosehill Gardens. Read More...

Slideshow: Hall of Fame Trainer Allen Jerkens

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
A glimpse into the legacy of Hall of Fame trainer H. Allen Jerkens. Read More...

TOBA, Fasig-Tipton Launch ‘Owners Concierge’

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The Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association March 20 announced a partnership with Fasig-Tipton to serve Thoroughbred owners through a new concierge service. Read More...

American Pharoah Pointed to Arkansas Derby

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American Pharoah will return to Oaklawn Park for the $1 million Arkansas Derby (gr. I) April 11, owner Ahmed Zayat said March 20. Read More...

Probable Fields Released for Dubai World Cup

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Horse of the Year California Chrome and 2014 Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) winner African Story headline the list of probable runners for this year $10 million Dubai World Cup March 28 at Meydan. Read More...