Blood-Horse

Ellis Park, TAA Team Up to Promote Aftercare

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Ellis Park is teaming with the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance July 17 to promote the industry-wide venture that provides funding for rehabilitation and retraining of retired racehorses . Read More...

Filly by Violence Tops Early at F-T July Sale

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners went to $235,000 to purchase a filly from the first crop of Violence during the first session of the Fasig-Tipton July selected yearling sale. The filly was consigned as Hip 61 by Taylor Made Sales Agency. Read More...

The Cherokee Run-Empire Maker Cross

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Rise of Empire Maker and his sons and grandsons is good for Cherokee Run as a broodmare sire. Read More...

PA Breeding Fund Legislation Altered Again

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
The Pennsylvania Senate July 11 passed a bill that in part restores earlier language that governs the state Thoroughbred breeding fund. Read More...

Slow Start for New Jersey Exchange Wagering

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Players have been slow to warm to exchange wagering through the first seven weeks of its full operation in New Jersey. Read More...

F-T Watch List Topped by Tapit Colts

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
The list of horses to watch during the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July selected yearling sale July 12 in Lexington is topped by the only two yearlings in the auction by leading sire Tapit. Read More...

Stormy Lucy, Donegal Moon’s RNA Top F-T Sale

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
The $1.6 million buyback of Donegal Moon and the $575,000 sale of grade I winner Stormy Lucy highlighted the Fasig-Tipton July horses of all ages sale that saw competitive bidding and solid numbers. Read More...

Donegal Moon RNA’s at $1.6 Million at F-T

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
There was excitement at the Fasig-Tipton July selected sale of horses of racing age July 11 when grade III winner Donegal Moon was presented late in the evening, but he left the ring unsold after bidding reached $1.6 million. Read More...

Stormy Lucy Sold in Private Transaction

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Grade I winner Stormy Lucy was purchased by SF Bloodstock for $575,000 in a private transaction after leaving the ring unsold at the Fasig-Tipton July selected horses of racing age sale July 11 in Lexington. The price is the highest at the auction. Read More...

Eutrophia Farm Horses Popular at F-T

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Topped by the Storm Cat mare Kitness, the dispersal of horses owned by Elisabeth “Betty” Alexander’s Eutrophia Farm grossed $1,673,000 during the Fasig-Tipton July selected horses of racing age sale. Read More...

F-T July Sale Launches Yearling Sale Season

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
As the yearling sales season kicks off July 12 with the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July selected sale in Lexington, breeders and consignors will be watching to get an indication of the market. Read More...

Remington Park Barn Area Opens

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Remington Park's barn area opened this morning, allowing Thoroughbreds to move into their homes for the next five months. The 67-date season opens on Friday, Aug. 12 and runs thru Sunday, Dec. 11. Read More...

Record Gross, Average at JRHA Foal Sale

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Deep Impact offspring dominated the top of the market at the foal session of the JRHA select sale July 11 with eight in the top 10 highest prices, including the first six best sellers that were topped by a colt out of U.S. champion Awesome Feather. Read More...

Record Gross, Average at JRHA Yearling Sale

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Deep Impact offspring dominated the top of the market at the yearling session of the JRHA select sale July 11 with eight in the top 10 highest prices, including the first six best sellers that were topped by a colt out of champion Awesome Feather. Read More...

Nyquist to July 31 Haskell at Monmouth Park

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Champion Nyquist will seek to get back on the winning track in the $1 million Betfair.com Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park July 31. He has won eight of nine starts and more than $5 million. Read More...

Barretts Prepares for Fifth Racehorse Sale

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Barretts will hold its fifth racehorse sale at Del Mar July 23 and expects up to 40 horses to be offered. Read More...

Two Jockeys Reach Milestones on Same Day

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Jockeys Orlando Mojica and Frankie Pennington both won their 2,000th career race July 10, with a caveat for Mojica. Read More...

Herald-Leader Profiles Blood-Horse

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Lexington newspaper features Blood-Horse as it celebrates its 100th anniversary in its Business Monday section. Read More...

Attendance Up, Handle Down at Santa Anita

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Santa Anita Park reported a 3% increase in on-track attendance and a 5% decrease in all-sources pari-mutuel handle for its 99-day winter/spring meet, which ended July 10. Read More...

Olczyk to Give Keynote at Owner Conference

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Thoroughbred owner and NBC Sports horse racing and hockey analyst Eddie Olczyk will deliver the keynote address at OwnerView's third Thoroughbred Owner Conference at Santa Anita Park in California Nov. 2, 2016. Read More...

Quality on Offer at Horses of Racing Age Sale

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
The Fasig-Tipton selected horses of racing age sale that will be held for the fourth year has carved out a valuable niche within the equine sales marketplace in a short period of time. Read More...

Caren Goes Gate to Wire in Bison City

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Robert Marzilli's Caren went gate to wire to capture $250,000 Bison City Stakes, second leg of the filly Triple Tiara, July 10 at Woodbine. Read More...

Stellar Wind Works Toward Beholder Rematch

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Stellar Wind, champion 3-year-old filly of 2015, worked six furlongs in company under Victor Espinoza July 10 at Santa Anita Park in 1:14 1/5 in preparation for a rematch Beholder in the Clement L. Hirsch Stakes (gr. I) at Del Mar July 30. Read More...

Melatonin ‘Horse of Meet’ in Media Poll

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Melatonin proved his victory at 16-1 in the Grade I Santa Anita Handicap on March 12 was no fluke by winning the Grade I Gold Cup at Santa Anita on June 25 as the 9-5 favorite and was thus named Horse of the Meet in Santa Anita's Media Poll. Read More...

LIttle Mike Fifth After Lengthy Layoff

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Gentlmens Agrement won for the fourth time in six starts July 10 to spoil the anticipated return of 2012 Breeders' Cup Turf (gr. IT) winner Little Mike after a more than two-year layoff at Gulfstream Park. Read More...

Tom’s Ready to Spendthrift Upon Retirement

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Tom's Ready, winner of the Woody Stephen Stakes (gr. II) in June, will stand at Spendthrift Farm upon his retirement following an agreement with owner GMB Racing to acquire the breeding rights to the son of More Than Ready. Read More...

Arlington Makes Changes to Saturday Cards

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Arlington International Racecourse has announced changes to the weekend racing landscape in Chicago effective Saturday, July 16. Read More...

Lady Eli, Flintshire Work on Belmont Turf

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Sheep Pond Partners' undefeated Lady Eli, who continues her comeback from laminitis, and Juddmonte Farms' homebred Flintshire breezed on the inner turf course July 10 at Belmont Park for trainer Chad Brown. Read More...

Moiety’s Debut Worth the Wait for Godolphin

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Godolphin homebred Moiety, who was a promising filly at 2 but suffered a setback, made her career debut July 8 at Arlington and delivered with a four-length win over five other 3-year-old fillies in a maiden special weight event. Read More...

Jockey Russell Working Steadily for Comeback

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Jockey Sheldon Russell's comeback to race riding is getting closer, more than seven months since tearing his labrum and fracturing his shoulder in two places in a training accident last fall. Read More...

Too Much Bling Sire of Texas Futurity Winners

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Lane’s End Texas stallion Too Much Bling had a big night at Lone Star Park July 9 as the sire of both winners in divisions of the Texas Thoroughbred Futurity, one of them on a disqualification. Read More...

Zelzal Wins Jean Prat in Course-Record Time

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
With Gregory Benoist riding hands and heels through the final furlong, Al Shaqab Racing's Zelzal displayed an impressive turn of foot to win the Prix Jean Prat (Fr-I) in course-record time at Chantilly July 10. Read More...

Fasig-Tipton July Preview

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Claire Novak previews the Fasig-Tipton July Sale in Lexington Kentucky, including a look at some of the freshmen sires represented. Also comments from Mark Taylor of Taylor Made Farm about this sale, and regarding today's selling environment. Read More...

Senora Acero First Winner for The Factor

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
The Factor was represented by his first winner July 9 when Senora Acero drove to a two-length triumph in the sixth race at Ellis Park. Read More...

Gaffalione Wins Five on Gulfstream Park Card

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Jockey Tyler Gaffalione continued his hot start for Gulfstream Park's summer meet July 9, when he rode five winners during the 12-race card. Read More...

Dark Nile Caps Big Day for Delacour

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
A sloppy track and a rain delay that kept the runners in the Delaware Park paddock for more than 30 minutes was no bother to WinStar Farm's Dark Nile, who won the $300,000 Delaware Oaks (gr. III) by 1 1/4 lengths. Read More...

Effinex Repeats in Suburban Handicap

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Tri-Bone Stables' Effinex defended his title in the $500,000 Suburban Handicap (gr. II) July 9 at Belmnont Park, but he had to grind all the way to the wire to do so. Read More...

Effinex Repeats in Suburban

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Tri-Bone Stables' Effinex defended his title in the $500,000 Suburban Handicap (gr. II) July 9 at Belmnont Park, but he had to grind all the way to the wire to do so. Read More...

A. P. Indian Gets Rail Trip to Sprint Victory

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
The rail was dead earlier on the July 9 card at Belmont Park, but that didn't stop jockey Joe Bravo from taking the inside path to victory aboard A. P. Indian in the $400,000 Belmont Sprint Championship Stakes (gr. III). Read More...

Greengrassofyoming Wins Stars and Stripes

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Greengrassofyoming thrust out his nose in a pulsating four-horse finish to capture the Stars and Stripes Stakes (gr. IIIT) July 9 at Arlington International Racecourse as two-time defending winner The Pizza Man just missed in fourth. Read More...

Catch a Glimpse Something to See in Oaks

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Canada's Horse of the Year Catch a Glimpse added another spectacular victory to her resume July 9 at Belmont Park, holding off all challengers to win the $1 million Belmont Oaks Invitational Stakes (gr. IT). Read More...

Pure Sensation Speeds to Victory in Parx Dash

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Patricia Generazio's homebred Pure Sensation claimed his second straight grade III victory sprinting on the turf July 9 in the $200,000 Parx Dash Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Parx Racing. Read More...

No Distortion Punches Haskell Ticket

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Brereton Jones' homebred No Distortion made short work of a short field in the $100,000 Long Branch Stakes July 9 at Monmouth Park, and punched his ticket to the July 31 Haskell Invitational (gr. I) with an authoritative win. Read More...

Real Smart Wins Robert G. Dick Memorial

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Second choice Real Smart got a perfectly timed ride to collar grade I winner and even-money favorite Photo Call in the stretch and win the $200,000 Robert G. Memorial (gr. IIIT) July 9 at Delaware Park. Read More...

Beholder, Songbird Breeze at Santa Anita

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Champions Beholder and Songbird both worked July 9 at Santa Anita Park toward top-level summer affairs on opposite coasts. Read More...

Deauville Bounces Back in Belmont Derby

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
In his first U.S. start, Deauville held off a late charge from Highland Sky to win the the $1.25 million Belmont Derby Invitational Stakes (gr. IT) Saturday, July 9 at Belmont Park. Read More...

Fish Trappe Road Takes Over in Dwyer

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Fish Trappe Road was knocking on the door for his first graded win, and found the path to victory July 9 in the $500,000 Dwyer Stakes (gr. III) at Belmont Park. Read More...

Coppa Game in Victory Ride Stakes Score

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Undefeated Coppa proved up to the test in her first graded stakes try, holding off stretch challengers to her inside and outside to win the $150,000 Victory Ride Stakes (gr. III) Saturday, July 9 at Belmont Park. Read More...

Geary, Johnsen Can Now Race at Their Tracks

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
One byproduct of the Churchill Downs Racing Club is the fact that Ellis racetrack owner Ron Geary and Kentucky Downs' co-owner Corey Johnsen can race their horses at their tracks. Read More...

Filly Wins at Ellis Year After Her Dam’s Win

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Horse owner-breeder Bobby Hunt had wanted to run Betrothal and Runaway Betty on the same day last year at Ellis Park. But the 2-year-old Runaway Betty hadn't progressed far enough to make her first start. Read More...