Blood-Horse

March X Press Unleashed in Bolton Landing

Blood-Horse | 5 days ago
Golconda Stables' March X Press unleashed an explosive move in deep stretch of the Bolton Landing Stakes at Saratoga Race Course Aug. 16 to pick up her second victory in as many starts for trainer Todd Pletcher. Read More...

Smarty Jones Returning to Uruguay

Blood-Horse | 6 days ago
Dual classic winner Smarty Jones will return to Uruguay in September for the 2017 Southern Hemisphere breeding season as part of a multi-year agreement with Calumet Farm, where he's stood since 2016. Read More...

PETA-Proposed AmTote Tech to Raise Aftercare Funds

Blood-Horse | 6 days ago
A new concept initially proposed by the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals seeks to raise funds for Thoroughbred aftercare through donations made via on-track wagering terminals. Read More...

Tower of Texas Stands Tall in Play the King Stakes

Blood-Horse | 6 days ago
Eight turf sprinters will contest the 2017 Play the King Stakes (G2T) at Woodbine Aug. 19 Read More...

Breeders’ Cup, Sentient Jet Plan Flight to KY Sales

Blood-Horse | 6 days ago
Breeders' Cup and Sentient Jet announced Aug. 16 a partnership that will provide horsemen the opportunity to fly directly from the 2017 Breeders' Cup World Championships in San Diego, Calif. to Lexington to attend November Thoroughbred sales.  Read More...

Champion Classic Empire Back Training in Ocala

Blood-Horse | 6 days ago
With the champion colt's notorious training issues again flaring up at Saratoga Race Course this summer, Classic Empire has been shipped to Winding Oaks Farm in Ocala to prepare for the Sept. 23 Pennsylvania Derby (G1). Read More...

Arrogate Set to Right the Ship in Pacific Classic

Blood-Horse | 6 days ago
If Arrogate can put himself back on form in the Aug. 19 TVG Pacific Classic (G1) at Del Mar less than a month after the worst race of his life, hindsight could view his stunning setback as a blip that exposed him as mortal, but not lesser. Read More...

Finest City to be Offered at Fasig-Tipton November

Blood-Horse | 6 days ago
Finest City, the reigning champion female sprinter, will be offered at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky November Sale Nov. 6 in Lexington.  She will be consigned by trainer Ian Kruljac on behalf of owner Seltzer Thoroughbreds. Read More...

Dobson, Phillips Elected Jockey Club Stewards

Blood-Horse | 6 days ago
Everett R. Dobson and John W. Phillips have been elected to the board of stewards of The Jockey Club, filling the expired positions of John C. Harris and Dr. Hiram C. Polk Jr. Read More...

China Racing Festival Draws International Sponsorships

Blood-Horse | 6 days ago
Britain's Anglo Hibernian Bloodstock is the latest sponsor and the first European insurance company to sign on. Read More...

What’s Going On Here: Prize Package

Blood-Horse | 6 days ago
John and Jerry Amerman’s Oscar Performance is the best of the lot Read More...

Always Dreaming Owners Support Horseracing Integrity

Blood-Horse | 6 days ago
Standing with the Kentucky Derby trophy at the Equestricon convention Aug. 15 in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., Team Always Dreaming announced its support for the Horseracing Integrity Act of 2017. Read More...

Arrogate Out to Right the Ship in Pacific Classic

Blood-Horse | 6 days ago
If Arrogate can put himself back on form in the Aug. 19 TVG Pacific Classic (G1) at Del Mar less than a month after the worst race of his life, hindsight could view his stunning setback as a blip that exposed him as mortal, but not lesser. Read More...

Ghaaleb Gets First Winner From First Starter

Blood-Horse | 7 days ago
Wildwood Farm's freshman sire Ghaaleb got his first winner from his first starter Aug. 15 when appropriately named Ghaaleb's Winner took a five-furlong maiden special weight at Fairmount Park by 3 1/4 lengths. Read More...

Equestricon Day 2: U.S. Racing in the International Eye

Blood-Horse | 7 days ago
Day 2 of the inaugural Equestricon convention in Saratoga Springs, NY had a decidedly international flavor Aug. 15, with Britain's Nick Luck providing a keynote address. Read More...

Biancone Granted Conditional License in Kentucky

Blood-Horse | 7 days ago
Trainer Patrick Biancone, who has not held a license in Kentucky since he was handed a one-year suspension in 2007, was granted a conditional license Aug. 15 by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission. Read More...

Migliore Named Fasig-Tipton NY Field Representative

Blood-Horse | 7 days ago
Former jockey and current XBTV analyst Richard Migliore has been named Fasig-Tipton's New York field representative. Read More...

Biancone Granted a Conditional License in Kentucky

Blood-Horse | 7 days ago
Trainer Patrick Biancone, who has not held a license in Kentucky since he was handed a one-year suspension in 2007, was granted a conditional license Aug. 15 by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission. Read More...

The Week in Photos 8/15/2017

Blood-Horse | 7 days ago
Arlington Million Stakes, Beverly D. S., Secretariat Stakes , Fourstardave H., Adirondack Stakes, Best Pal Stakes, Saratoga Special, Pucker Up Stakes, Rancho Bernardo H., Groupie Doll Stakes, Longacres Mile H., Seagram Cup, Monmouth Oaks and more. Read More...

Funds Being Raised for Hero’s Statue at KY Horse Park

Blood-Horse | 7 days ago
Industry leaders such as Keeneland's Ted Bassett seek to raise funds to honor Sergeant Reckless, a mare who became a Korean War hero by moving ammunition and troops through mountainous terrain, with a statue at the Kentucky Horse Park. Read More...

Tattersalls Releases October Book 1 Catalog

Blood-Horse | 7 days ago
The premier British yearling sale Oct. 3-5 has 502 horses cataloged. Read More...

TOBA August Member of the Month

Blood-Horse | 7 days ago
Since last summer, brothers Keith and Allen Crupper have been laughing all the way to the bank. Read More...

Funds Being Raised for Hero’s Statue at Ky. Horse Park

Blood-Horse | 7 days ago
Industry leaders such as Keeneland's Ted Bassett seek to raise funds to honor Sergeant Reckless, a mare who became a Korean War hero by moving ammunition and troops through mountainous terrain, with a statue at the Kentucky Horse Park. Read More...

First Day of Equestricon Successful, Productive

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
The Saratoga Springs City Center was buzzing with activity Aug. 14, as the first convention for Thoroughbred racing enthusiasts opened with more than three dozen events on topics ranging from aftercare, to marketing, to the sport's greatest horses. Read More...

Ward Fillies Head Saratoga’s Bolton Landing

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
The $100,000 Bolton Landing Stakes for juvenile fillies going 5 1/2 furlongs on the Mellon turf course Aug. 16 features a talented field of eight runners at Saratoga Race Course. Read More...

Lady Eli to be Offered at Keeneland November Sale

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Hill 'n' Dale Sales Agency will offer five-time grade 1 winner Lady Eli in its consignment at the 2017 Keeneland November breeding stock sale. Read More...

Curtain Falls on Record Fasig-Tipton New York-Bred Sale

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
They saved the best for last during the Fasig-Tipton New York-bred yearling sale, when a son of Cairo Prince was sold for a sale-record price of $500,000 to highlight a session that brought down the curtain on an auction that eclipsed all records. Read More...

Retired Trainer David Whiteley Dead at 73

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
David Whiteley, son of Hall of Fame trainer Frank Whiteley and a top trainer in his own right, died in his Camden, S.C., home Aug. 12. He trained top runners Coastal, Waya, Revidere, and Just A Game. Read More...

Arrogate Puts in Final Work for Pacific Classic

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Juddmonte Farms' Arrogate put in his final bit of major exercise for the Aug. 19 $1 million TVG Pacific Classic Stakes (G1) when he drilled four furlongs in :47 3/5 on a cool morning at Del Mar Aug. 14. Read More...

Cairo Prince, Summerfield Top New York-Bred Sale

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Airdrie Stud's Cairo Prince, Francis and Barbara Vanlangendonck's Summerfield, and Vineyard Ventures were leading sire, consignor, and buyer, respectively, by gross at the Aug. 12-13 Fasig-Tipton New York-bred yearling sale in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Read More...

Longtime Horseman Ben Walden Jr. Dispersing All Stock

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Walden is leaving the Thoroughbred industry to focus on Christian ministry initiatives. A full dispersal will be held during Keeneland's September and November sales. Read More...

$3M Keeneland September Sale Topper Breaks Maiden

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Mendelssohn, the $3 million yearling purchase that topped last year's Keeneland September sale, broke his maiden Aug. 13 at the Curragh for Coolmore connections.   Read More...

Gun Runner Returns to Work Tab

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Winchell Thoroughbreds and Three Chimneys Farm's Gun Runner returned to the work tab Aug. 14 after his score in the Whitney Stakes (G1) and is on target for the Woodward Stakes Sept. 2. Read More...

Round Table Transcripts, Video Replay Available

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Official transcripts, a video replay, and the slide presentation from the Aug. 13 Round Table Conference on Matters Pertaining to Racing are now available at jockeyclub.com. Read More...

Delta Downs Announces Thoroughbred Stakes Schedule

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Delta Downs Racetrack Casino & Hotel today announced its 2017-18 Thoroughbred stakes schedule. The track will offer 32 stakes races during an 84-day season that runs from October 18, 2017 through March 10, 2018. Read More...

Cairo Prince Tops Fasig-Tipton NY-bred Preferred Sale

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Cairo Prince and Will Take Charge took the top two spots among first-crop yearling sires at the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga New York-bred preferred sale Aug. 12-13 Read More...

Arrogate Goes Into Pacific Classic Atop NTRA Poll

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Week 29 of the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) Top Thoroughbred Poll of all ages shows little to no changes in either direction after results were released Aug. 14.  Read More...

Changes Allow for Stiffer Drug Violation Sanctions

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
An Association of Racing Commissioners International change to its model rules calls for stewards in Thoroughbred racing to have the ability to disqualify a horse and deny a purse for medication violations that rank lower on the risk of concern. Read More...

First Day of Equestricon Successful, Productive

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
The Saratoga Springs City Center was buzzing with activity Aug. 14, as the first convention for Thoroughbred racing enthusiasts opened with more than three dozen events on topics ranging from aftercare, to marketing, to the sport's greatest horses. Read More...

Ward Fillies Head Saratoga’s Bolton Landing

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
The $100,000 Bolton Landing Stakes for juvenile fillies going 5 1/2 furlongs on the Mellon turf course Aug. 16 features a talented field of eight runners at Saratoga Race Course. Read More...

Arrogate Goes Into Pacific Classic Atop NTRA Poll

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Week 29 of the National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) Top Thoroughbred Poll of all ages shows little to no changes in either direction after results were released Aug. 14.  Read More...

Changes Allow for Stiffer Drug Violation Sanctions

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
An Association of Racing Commissioners International change to its model rules calls for stewards in Thoroughbred racing to have the ability to disqualify a horse and deny a purse for medication violations that rank lower on the risk of concern. Read More...

Gun Runner Returns to Work Tab

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Winchell Thoroughbreds and Three Chimneys Farm's Gun Runner returned to the work tab Aug. 14 after his score in the Whitney Stakes (G1) and is on target for the Woodward Stakes Sept. 2. Read More...

Round Table Transcripts, Video Replay Available

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Official transcripts, a video replay, and the slide presentation from the Aug. 13 Round Table Conference on Matters Pertaining to Racing are now available at jockeyclub.com. Read More...

Delta Downs Announces Thoroughbred Stakes Schedule

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Delta Downs Racetrack Casino & Hotel today announced its 2017-18 Thoroughbred stakes schedule. The track will offer 32 stakes races during an 84-day season that runs from October 18, 2017 through March 10, 2018. Read More...

Cairo Prince Tops Fasig-Tipton NY-bred Preferred Sale

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Cairo Prince and Will Take Charge took the top two spots among first-crop yearling sires at the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga New York-bred Preferred sale Aug. 12-13 Read More...

$3M Keeneland September Sale Topper Breaks Maiden

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Mendelssohn, the $3 million yearling purchase that topped last year's Keeneland September sale, broke his maiden Aug. 13 at the Curragh for Coolmore connections.   Read More...

Cairo Prince, Summerfield Top New York-Bred Sale

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Airdrie Stud's Cairo Prince, Francis and Barbara Vanlangendonck's Summerfield, and Vineyard Ventures were leading sire, consignor, and buyer, respectively, by gross at the Aug. 12-13 Fasig-Tipton New York-bred yearling sale in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Read More...

Longtime Horseman Ben Walden Jr. Dispersing All Stock

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Walden is leaving the Thoroughbred industry to focus on Christian ministry initiatives. A full dispersal will be held during Keeneland's September and November sales. Read More...

Arrogate Puts in Final Work for Pacific Classic

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Champion drills four furlongs in :47.60, gallops out five furlongs in 1:00 at Del Mar. Read More...