Blood-Horse

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 | 2 weeks 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...

$1.2 Million Broken Vow Colt Tops OBS Session

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
An attractive Broken Vow colt owned by a partnership group headed by Billy Koch of Little Red Father Racing Club was sold for $1.2 million April 21 to top the penultimate session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Co.’s April 2-year-olds in training sale. Read More...

CHRB OKs Reallocation of Fair Dates Despite Objections

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Despite multiple members expressing frustration with the way the process was handled, the California Horse Racing Board approved a reallocation of dates within the Northern California fair circuit April 21 during a meeting at Golden Gate Fields. Read More...

Littleprincessemma Kentucky Broodmare of the Year

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
American Pharoah was named Kentucky-bred Horse of the Year, and his dam Littleprincessemma was named Broodmare of the Year. Michael Blowen of Old Friends Farm received a special achievement award for his dedication to Thoroughbred retirement. Read More...

Littleprincessemma Ky Broodmare of the Year

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
American Pharoah was named Kentucky-bred Horse of the Year, and his dam Littleprincessemma was named Broodmare of the Year. Michael Blowen of Old Friends Farm received a special achievement award for his dedication to Thoroughbred retirement. Read More...

American Horse Council Plans National Issue Forum

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
The American Horse Council has announced that its theme for this year's National Issues Forum, sponsored by Luitpold Animal Health, is "Putting More Horsepower in Congress." Read More...

Judge Denies Horsemen’s Request Against Arlington

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
A federal judge April 21 denied a request by the Illinois Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association to block Arlington from signing a representation contract with the rival Illinois Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners Foundation. Read More...

Mission Impazible’s First Starter Wins Debut

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Sequel Stallions New York's Mission Impazible is off to a winning start as a sire. Read More...

Pedroza Winningest Thoroughbred-Meet Rider at Los Al

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Jockey Martin Pedroza became Los Alamitos Race Course's winningest rider in Thoroughbred meets April 21, when he directed Zayat Stables' Justin Squared to a gate-to-wire victory in a six-furlong allowance race. Read More...

How Fast Will the 2016 Derby Pace Be?

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
J. Keeler Johnson analyzes the potential pace scenarios of the Kentucky Derby. Read More...

Broken Vow Colt Goes for $1.2 Million at OBS

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
A Broken Vow colt was purchased by Michael Hall of Breeze Easy stable for $1.2 million to become the new sale topper April 21 at the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Co.’s April 2-year-olds in training sale. Read More...

Kentucky Downs Named HANA’s Top Track

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Factors like those are key in HANA's yearly racetrack rankings, as it looks at factors that affect horseplayer betting value. Read More...

‘Chatterbox’ Connections Hope for Strong 4-Year-Old Season

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Grade I winner I'm a Chatterbox began gearing up in earnest for her return to racing after arriving at Keeneland in early April. She is the 3-5 favorite for Friday's Doubledogdare (gr. III). Read More...

Hearing Planned on Thoroughbred Horseracing Integrity Act

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Congressional Horse Caucus co-chairmen Andy Barr (R-Ky) and Paul Tonko (D-NY) April 21 announced plans to conduct a hearing to discuss a path forward for the Thoroughbred Horseracing Integrity Act of 2015. Read More...

Triple Crown Training: Becoming a Racehorse

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Act III, Presented by Fasig-Tipton: Talented 2-year-old Thoroughbreds learn the art of being a racehorse under the care of the McKathan Brothers. More at www.AmericasBestRacing.net. Read More...