Blood-Horse

Massachusetts Sire Dr. Rockett Gets First Win

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
In breaking his maiden July 13 in the second race at Monmouth Park, 2-year-old Conspiracy Again became the first reported winner for Massachusetts stallion Dr. Rockett. Read More...

F-T Kentucky: Hip 154 Cowboy Cal–Refugee

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Half brother to Executiveprivilege and Hoppertunity, offered by Hidden Brook, agent, at the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky July sale. Read More...

Featured Horse Profile: Ben’s Cat

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
8-year-old has now won 27 races, and earned $2,105,990. Read More...

Doinghardtimeagain Grinds Out Great Lady M.

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Making her second start of the year, Doinghardtimeagain returned to winning form with a perfect stalking trip for jockey Mike Smith in the $200,000 Great Lady M. Stakes (gr. II) July 12 at Los Alamitos Race Course. Read More...

Closing Divine Oath Snatches American Derby

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Let's Go Stable's Divine Oath stormed up the rail and denied British raider Our Channel a win in the $200,000 American Derby (gr. IIIT) July 12 at Arlington International Racecourse. Read More...

Filly Fly By Night Captures Mercury Sprint

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
The Mike Bass-trained Fly By Night won the Mercury Sprint (SAf-I) at Clairwood Park July 12, and in the process, became the second filly in a row to win Kwa-Zulu Natal's premier weight-for-age sprint. Read More...

Arlington Lover I’m Already Sexy Aces Modesty

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Hit The Board Stables' I'm Already Sexy ran her record to 4-for-4 on the Arlington Park turf July 12, a perfectly timed ride by Florent Geroux assuring her victory in the $200,000 Modesty Handicap (gr. IIIT). Read More...

The Pizza Man Gets Dough in Stars and Stripes

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
The Pizza Man almost always delivers, and he did so again in a front-running half-length tally in the marathon Stars and Stripes Stakes (gr. IIIT) for his first graded stakes win July 12 on the Arlington International turf. Read More...

Finnegans Wake Gets Nod in Arlington ‘Cap

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Donegal Racing's Finnegans Wake tallied his first stakes victory in a thriller July 12, getting his head in front of fast-finishing Admiral Kitten at the wire to win the Arlington Handicap (gr. IIIT). Read More...

Hangover Kid Strikes Late in Bowling Green

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Hangover Kid, surging along the inside, produced a head-bobbing victory over odds-on Grandeur in the $200,000 Bowling Green Handicap (gr. IIT), the 6-year-old's first graded stakes score July 12 at Belmont Park. Read More...

Belle Gallantey Steals Delaware Handicap

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Belle Gallantey, a $35,000 claim just seven months ago, lulled rivals to sleep on the front end and then carried on to upset the $750,000 Delaware Handicap (gr. I) July 12 at Delaware Park. Read More...

Empire Dreams Lands New York Derby

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
West Point Thoroughbreds' Empire Dreams benefited from an outside post and clear trip July 12 to take the $161,000 New York Derby at Finger Lakes, while an incident at the start impacted more than half the field. Read More...

Ben’s Cat Claims Thrilling Parx Dash 3-Peat

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
The irrepressible Ben's Cat came from off the pace with a big rush on the outside to register his third consecutive win in the $200,000 Parx Dash Handicap (gr. IIIT) on the turf at the Pennsylvania track July 12. Read More...

Starspangledbanner to Return to Coolmore

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Subfertile freshman sire Starspangledbanner, who made headlines in June with two winners at the Royal Ascot meeting, will rejoin the roster at Coolmore Stud's Irish base in 2015. Read More...

Former Classics Starters Line Up in Jean Prat

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
French Guineas runner-up Prestige Vendome will try to bounce back from his unplaced finish in the French Derby against six rivals in the Prix Jean Prat (Fr-I) July 14 at Longchamp. Read More...

Darley Sire Commands Dies in Australia

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Prominent Australian sire Commands died suddenly during the early morning hours July 12 at Darley's Kelvinside Stud in New South Wales. The son of Danehill was 17. Read More...

Slade Power Convincing July Cup Victor

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Slade Power solidified his spot as Europe's top-ranking sprinter this season when scoring a clear win in the Darley July Cup (Eng-I) July 12 at Newmarket. Read More...

Shakin It Up Retired, To Stand at Spendthrift

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Grade I-winning sprinter Shakin It Up has been retired from racing and will stand the 2015 breeding season at B. Wayne Hughes' Spendthrift Farm in Lexington. Read More...

Calder’s Top Racing Official to Stay With CDI

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
John Marshall, Calder's top racing official since 2009, has taken another management job with parent company Churchill Downs Inc. Read More...

Calder’s GM of Racing to Stay With CDI

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
John Marshall, Calder's top racing official since 2009, has taken another management job with parent company Churchill Downs Inc. Read More...

Tattersalls July Sale Ends on High Note

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
With closing day sales led by a son of Sea The Stars, the Tattersalls July sale concluded July 11 with overall figures up across the board and the highest sale aggregate since 2007. Read More...

The Pizza Man Key Ingredient To Arlington

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
There are three Pick 4 sequences on Arlington Million Preview Day on Saturday at Arlington International Racecourse. Read More...

Belmont to Offer Low-Roller Player Tourney

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Belmont Park will host its first ever live-money tournament Saturday, July 12, when track patrons will be able to play for a $40 entry fee. Read More...

AHC: Bonus Depreciation Bill Passed by House

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
The U.S. House of Representatives July 10 passed a bill to amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify and make permanent the bonus depreciation, according to an American Horse Council advisory. Read More...

Los Alamitos Earns NTRA Safety Accreditation

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Southern California's Los Alamitos Race Course, now running its first Thoroughbred meet in 23 years, has earned accreditation from the National Thoroughbred Racing Association Safety and Integrity Alliance. Read More...

The Influence of His Majesty

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
The common link between this year's Belmont Stakes winner Tonalist and third-place finisher Medal Count is His Majesty. Read More...

Integral Flies to Victory in Falmouth Stakes

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Fresh off a convincing win at Royal Ascot last month, Integral kept the momentum going at Newmarket July 11 when she broke through for a first group I success in the QIPCO Falmouth Stakes. Read More...

Two Fillies Among 37 Ohio Derby Nominees

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Two fillies and seven competitors in this year's Triple Crown series are among the 37 nominees for the 80th running of the Ohio Derby, set for July 19 at ThistleDown Racino. Read More...

TimeformUS Weekend Stakes Analysis

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
TimeformUS Weekend stakes analysis of the G1 Delaware Handicap and G2 Bowling Green Handicap. Read More...

French Derby Duo Clash Again at Longchamp

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Trainer Kevin Ryan will find out if record-setting Prix du Jockey Club (Fr-I, French Derby) victor The Grey Gatsby has the stamina to win the Juddmonte Grand Prix de Paris (Fr-I) July 13 at Longchamp. Read More...

French Derby Duo Clash Again at Longchamp

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Trainer Kevin Ryan will find out if record-setting Prix du Jockey Club (Fr-I, French Derby) victor The Grey Gatsby has the stamina to win the Juddmonte Grand Prix de Paris (Fr-I) July 13 at Longchamp. Read More...

French Derby Duo Face Off at Longchamp

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Trainer Kevin Ryan will find out if record-setting Prix du Jockey Club (Fr-I, French Derby) victor The Grey Gatsby has the stamina to win the Juddmonte Grand Prix de Paris (Fr-I) July 13 at Longchamp. Read More...

Wise Dan Turns in First Breeze Since Surgery

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Two-time Horse of the Year Wise Dan clicked through his first breeze since his May 16 colic surgery, getting a half-mile on the Keeneland lawn in :50 2/5 and galloping out in 1:02 2/5 under exercise rider Damien Rock. Read More...

Multiple Group I Winner The Fugue Retired

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Lord Lloyd-Webber's The Fugue, a four-time group I stakes winner, has been retired, trainer John Gosden said. The mare earned more than $3 million in a 17-race career. Read More...

Jockey Stevens to Undergo Knee Surgery

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens is taking another break from the saddle to undergo knee replacement surgery, but the 51-year-old rider plans to return to competition again. Read More...

Arizona’s Global Symposium Registration Open

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
University of Arizona's Race Track Industry Program has opened registration for the 41st annual Global Symposium on Racing & Gaming to be held December 8-11, 2014, at the Westin La Paloma Resort in Tucson, AZ. Read More...

95% Clearance Rate on Day 2 at Tattersalls

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Trading was robust at the second session of the Tattersalls July sale July 10 as both total revenue and median rose by double-digit percentage points while 95% of the horses offered were sold. Read More...

Boston and Suffolk Downs Begin Planning

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Development plans are starting on the non-casino side of the racetrack property. Any improvements are still contingent on Suffolk Downs' casino partner, Mohegan Sun, being granted a gaming license. Read More...

‘Power’ Pair Square Off in July Cup

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Trainer Eddie Lynam is double-handed for the July 12 Darley July Cup (Eng-I) at Newmarket with elite sprinting duo Slade Power and Sole Power, while the U.S. will have a rooting interest in trainer Wesley Ward's Undrafted. Read More...

‘Princess’ Looks Tough in Delaware Handicap

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Princess of Sylmar looks tough to beat in the Delaware Handicap (gr. I), but Belle Gallantey could be a contender for the exotics. Read More...

Paladin Bay Seeks to Tame Bison City Stakes

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Paladin Bay, who has made 12 lifetime starts, carries an experience and talent edge into the Bison City against five foes. The Sligo Bay filly is a three-time stakes winner, including a victory in the Selene Stakes (Can-III). Read More...

California Chrome Returning Early From Break

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Dual classic winner California Chrome is due to return to his Los Alamitos stable July 17, two weeks earlier than expected. His first start back could come at his home track Sept. 20, said trainer Art Sherman. Read More...

Xpressbet to Sponsor West Virginia Derby

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Advance deposit wagering outlet Xpressbet will sponsor the West Virginia Derby (gr. II) Aug. 2 at the Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort in Chester, W.Va. Read More...

Xpressbet to Sponsor West Virginia Derby

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Advance deposit wagering outlet Xpressbet will sponsor the West Virginia Derby (gr. II) Aug. 2 at the Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort in Chester, W.Va. Read More...

Isabella Sings First Winner for Eskendereya

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Grade I winner Eskendereya was represented by his first winner July 10 when Siena Farm's homebred Isabella Sings went wire-to-wire to take the first race at Belmont Park. Read More...

Isabella Sings First Winner for Eskendereya

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Grade I winner Eskendereya was represented by his first winner July 10 when Siena Farm's homebred Isabella Sings went wire-to-wire to take the first race at Belmont Park. Read More...

Del Mar’s Paddock Sale to be Held July 20

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Heir Kitty and Handsome Mike are among the horses expected to be offered for sale at Del Mar during the third annual "race ready" racehorse sale at the track's paddock July 20. Read More...

Del Mar’s Paddock Sale to be Held July 20

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Heir Kitty and Handsome Mike are among the horses expected to be offered for sale at Del Mar during the third annual "race ready" racehorse sale at the track's paddock July 20. Read More...

Del Mar’s Paddock Sale to be Held July 20

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Heir Kitty and Handsome Mike are among the horses expected to be offered for sale at Del Mar during the third annual "race ready" racehorse sale at the track's paddock July 20. Read More...

Del Mar’s Paddock Sale to be Held July 20

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Heir Kitty and Handsome Mike are among the horses expected to be offered for sale at Del Mar during the third annual "race ready" racehorse sale at the track's paddock July 20. Read More...