Blood-Horse

A Search for Talent: Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale

Blood-Horse | 7 days ago
Follow along with Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners President Aron Wellman as he takes you inside the opening evening of the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale. Wellman partners with fellow Thoroughbred owner Mike Repole to secure a $900,000 colt. Read More...

Pricey City Zip Pinhook Among Top Hips to Watch

Blood-Horse | 7 days ago
A colt sired by the late City Zip and the costliest previously purchased yearling in the sale is among the top horses to watch during the Aug. 12 first session of the Fasig-Tipton New York-bred sale. Read More...

Newly Formed Sustainable Racing NY PAC Emerges

Blood-Horse | 7 days ago
A political action committee connected to NYRA was formed in the past several days, according to records filed with the state board of elections. Read More...

New Vocations Preps for OTTB Takeover in Kentucky

Blood-Horse | 7 days ago
New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program is preparing for its Third Annual All-Thoroughbred Charity Horse Show, which will be held Friday, Sept. 8 and Saturday, Sept. 9 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington. Read More...

Stallwalkin’ Dude Wins Third Straight Tale of the Cat

Blood-Horse | 7 days ago
Stallwalkin' Dude dueled Loose On the Town in the stretch and overtook his rival in the final sixteenth to capture the $100,000 Tale of the Cat Stakes for a third consecutive year Aug. 11 at Saratoga Race Course. Read More...

Weekend Stakes Rundown: The Million

Blood-Horse | 7 days ago
Consider this your weekly guide to the best stakes races in North America. This week we have four grade 1 turf races, headlined by the Arlington Million, and rare graded stops at Ellis Park and Emerald Downs. Read More...

Taylor Made Colts Among Day 2 Hips to Watch

Blood-Horse | 7 days ago
Two yearlings from Taylor Made Sales Agency and a filly with a timely catalog page update are among the horses to watch during the Aug. 13 second session of the Fasig-Tipton New York-bred yearling sale in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Read More...

The Jockey Club Projects Decline in 2018 Foal Crop

Blood-Horse | 7 days ago
The Jockey Club is projecting a 2018 North American registered Thoroughbred foal crop of 21,500. Read More...

Fasig-Tipton New York-Bred Sale: Hanzly Albina

Blood-Horse | 7 days ago
Hanzly Albina of Blake-Albina Thoroughbred Services talks about his expectations for the Fasig-Tipton New York-bred sale. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales Read More...

Girvin, Cloud Computing Turn in Half-Mile Breezes

Blood-Horse | 7 days ago
Brad Grady's Girvin, winner of the July 30 betfair.com Haskell Invitational Stakes (G1), turned in his penultimate work for the Aug. 26 Travers Stakes Presented by NYRA Bets (G1), breezing four furlongs in :50.45 Aug. 12.  Read More...

Pure Silver Dominates Adirondack Stakes

Blood-Horse | 7 days ago
In her first time outside of New York-bred company, Pure Silver showed she was up to the challenge when she shook free of her competition and pulled away to win by 9 1/2 lengths in the Aug. 12 $200,000 Adirondack Stakes (G2).  Read More...

Fasig-Tipton New York-Bred Sale: Kate Taylor

Blood-Horse | 7 days ago
Kate Taylor talks about the Taylor Made consignment and her optimism about the Fasig-Tipton New York-Bred Preferred Yearlings sale. Sponsored by Taylor Made. Read More...

Edgard Zayas Notches Win No. 1,000

Blood-Horse | 7 days ago
Jockey Edgard Zayas rode the 1,000th winner of his career Aug. 12 at Gulfstream Park, guiding Tracy Pinchin's Highborn to victory in the sixth race. Read More...

Oscar Performance Continues Roll With Secretariat Win

Blood-Horse | 7 days ago
Amerman Racing's Oscar Performance once again showed his top class against grade 1 competition from across the world Aug. 12, with a convincing victory in the $400,000 Secretariat Stakes (G1T) at Arlington International Racecourse. Read More...

Teresa Z Flies Late to Take Monmouth Oaks

Blood-Horse | 7 days ago
St. Elias Stable’s Teresa Z stormed down the stretch to best longshot Sine Wave by 1 1/2 lengths in the $100,000 Monmouth Oaks (G3) at Monmouth Park Aug. 12. Read More...

Taylor Made Colts Among Day 2 Hips to Watch

Blood-Horse | 7 days ago
Two yearlings from Taylor Made Sales Agency and a filly with a timely catalog page update are among the horses to watch during the Aug. 13 second session of the Fasig-Tipton New York-bred yearling sale in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Read More...

Zayas Notches Career Win No. 1,000

Blood-Horse | 7 days ago
Jockey Edgard Zayas rode the 1,000th winner of his career Aug. 12 at Gulfstream Park, guiding Tracy Pinchin's Highborn to victory in the sixth race. Read More...

Oscar Performance Continues Roll With Secretariat Win

Blood-Horse | 7 days ago
Amerman Racing's Oscar Performance once again showed his top class against grade 1 competition from across the world Aug. 12, with a convincing victory in the $400,000 Secretariat Stakes (G1T) at Arlington International Racecourse. Read More...

The Jockey Club Projects Decline in 2018 Foal Crop

Blood-Horse | 7 days ago
The Jockey Club is projecting a 2018 North American registered Thoroughbred foal crop of 21,500. Read More...

Fasig-Tipton New York-Bred Sale: Hanzly Albina

Blood-Horse | 7 days ago
Hanzly Albina of Blake-Albina Thoroughbred Services talks about his expectations for the Fasig-Tipton New York-bred sale. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales Read More...

Girvin, Cloud Computing Turn in Half-Mile Breezes

Blood-Horse | 7 days ago
Brad Grady's Girvin, winner of the July 30 betfair.com Haskell Invitational Stakes (G1), turned in his penultimate work for the Aug. 26 Travers Stakes Presented by NYRA Bets (G1), breezing four furlongs in :50.45 Aug. 12.  Read More...

Pure Silver Dominates Adirondack Stakes

Blood-Horse | 7 days ago
In her first time outside of New York-bred company, Pure Silver showed she was up to the challenge when she shook free of her competition and pulled away to win by 9 1/2 lengths in the Aug. 12 $200,000 Adirondack Stakes (G2).  Read More...

Fasig-Tipton New York-Bred Sale: Kate Taylor

Blood-Horse | 7 days ago
Kate Taylor talks about the Taylor Made consignment and her optimism about the Fasig-Tipton New York-Bred Preferred Yearlings sale. Sponsored by Taylor Made. Read More...

Will Take Charge Colt Among Day 2 Hips to Watch

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Two yearlings from Taylor Made Sales Agency and a filly with a timely catalog page update are among the horses to watch during the Aug. 13 second session of the Fasig-Tipton New York-bred yearling sale in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Read More...

Weekend Stakes Rundown: The Million

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Consider this your weekly guide to the best stakes races in North America. This week we have four grade 1 turf races, headlined by the Arlington Million, and rare graded stops at Ellis Park and Emerald Downs. Read More...

A Search for Talent: Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Follow along with Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners President Aron Wellman as he takes you inside the opening evening of the Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale. Wellman partners with fellow Thoroughbred owner Mike Repole to secure a $900,000 colt. Read More...

Stallwalkin’ Dude Wins Third Straight Tale of the Cat

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Stallwalkin' Dude dueled Loose On the Town in the stretch and overtook his rival in the final sixteenth to capture the $100,000 Tale of the Cat Stakes for a third consecutive year Aug. 11 at Saratoga Race Course. Read More...

Lisa’s Booby Trap’s Colt Offered in New York-Bred Sale

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
A Big Brown colt entered in the Aug. 12 first session of the Fasig-Tipton New York-bred preferred yearling sale has a back story that has produced a book and was featured on a national television news program. Read More...

Litfin at Large: Top-Level Turf Weekend

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
In the Midwest, the 35th running of the Arlington Million (G1T) follows two other grade 1 grass races at Arlington International Racecourse, the Secretariat for 3-year-olds and the Beverly D. for fillies and mares. Read More...

New Vocations Preps for OTTB Takeover in Kentucky

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program is preparing for its Third Annual All-Thoroughbred Charity Horse Show, which will be held Friday, Sept. 8 and Saturday, Sept. 9 at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington. Read More...

Pletcher Has Three ‘In Play’ for Travers Stakes

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Trainer Todd Pletcher said the $1.25 million Travers Stakes presented by NYRA Bets (G1) remains a possibility for Always Dreaming, Outplay, and Tapwrit after all three breezed Aug. 11. Read More...

Pricey City Zip Pinhook Among Top Hips to Watch

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
A colt sired by the late City Zip and the costliest previously purchased yearling in the sale is among the top horses to watch during the Aug. 12 first session of the Fasig-Tipton New York-bred sale. Read More...

Newly Formed Sustainable Racing NY PAC Emerges

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
A political action committee connected to NYRA was formed in the past several days, according to records filed with the state board of elections. Read More...

O’Brien Quartet Tops Keeneland Phoenix Stakes Roster

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
The Keeneland Phoenix Stakes (G1) at the Curragh is an early test of local 2-year-olds, usually with a heavy emphasis on trainer Aidan O'Brien's Ballydoyle yard.   Read More...

O’Brien Quartet Tops Keeneland Phoenix Stakes Roster

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
The Keeneland Phoenix Stakes (G1) at the Curragh is an early test of local 2-year-olds, usually with a heavy emphasis on trainer Aidan O'Brien's Ballydoyle yard.   Read More...

Hendrickson Plans to Attract Next Gen to Hall of Fame

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
John Hendrickson, a successful businessman who is thoroughly immersed in the Thoroughbred world, hopes to modernize the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame, making it more accessible to a younger generation. Read More...

Hendrickson Plans to Attract Next Gen to Hall of Fame

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
John Hendrickson, a successful businessman who is thoroughly immersed in the Thoroughbred world, hopes to modernize the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame, making it more accessible to a younger generation. Read More...

Positive Vibe on Eve of New York-Bred Sale

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
The barn area at Fasig-Tipton's sale grounds in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., was brimming with activity the morning of Aug. 11 as consignors and buyers went through the paces of inspecting New York-bred yearlings for the sale scheduled for Aug. 12-13. Read More...

Positive Vibe on Eve of New York-Bred Sale

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
The barn area at Fasig-Tipton's sale grounds in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., was brimming with activity the morning of Aug. 11 as consignors and buyers went through the paces of inspecting New York-bred yearlings for the sale scheduled for Aug. 12-13. Read More...

Mind Your Biscuits Leaves Summers Wanting More

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
On paper, multiple grade 1 winner Mind Your Biscuits' five-furlong breeze in 1:00.45 under regular rider Joel Rosario was one of the best over the Saratoga Race Course's main track on Aug. 11, ranking third-fastest of 18 horses.  Read More...

Mind Your Biscuits Leaves Summers Wanting More

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
On paper, multiple grade 1 winner Mind Your Biscuits' five-furlong breeze in 1:00.45 under regular rider Joel Rosario was one of the best over the Saratoga Race Course's main track on Aug. 11, ranking third-fastest of 18 horses.  Read More...

Thunder Snow Brings Top Form to Prix Jacques Le Marois

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
The Prix du Haras de Fresnay-le-Buffard - Jacques Le Marois (G1) at Deauville on Aug. 13 could be billed as a rematch involving Thunder Snow (IRE), Trais Fluors (GB) and Gold Luck (FR), the first three finishers in the Prix Jean Prat (G1). Read More...

O’Brien Quartet Tops Keenland Phoenix Stakes Roster

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
The Keeneland Phoenix Stakes (G1) at the Curragh is an early test of local 2-year-olds, usually with a heavy emphasis on trainer Aidan O'Brien's Ballydoyle yard.   Read More...

Mach One Rules Made Heavyweight in Longacres Mile

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
R.E.V. Racing's Mach One Rules is slated to carry the top weight in the Aug. 13 Longacres Mile Handicap (G3) against a field of 11 other older males that includes multiple graded stakes winner Stryker Phd and last year's Mile winner Point Piper. Read More...

Timely Issues on Tap at This Year’s Round Table

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
The old "Law & Order" television program used to promote its shows as being "ripped from the headlines," which also serves as a description of this year's Round Table Conference on Matters Pertaining to Racing. Read More...

Skye Diamonds on the Rise Heading Into Rancho Bernardo

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Up next for Skye Diamonds, with an eye on the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (G1), is the $100,000 Rancho Bernardo Handicap (G3), where she'll encounter Constellation once again, along with Claiborne Farm's grade 3 winner Bendable. Read More...

California Chrome’s Full Sister Wins at Del Mar

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
California Chrome still may be aberration of all aberrations, but he's no longer the only winner produced by Love the Chase, the famed mare who broke her maiden for an $8,000 tag. Read More...

California Chrome’s Full Sister Wins at Del Mar

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
California Chrome still may be aberration of all aberrations, but he's no longer the only winner produced by Love the Chase, the famed mare who broke her maiden for an $8,000 tag. Read More...

Timely Issues on Tap at This Year’s Round Table

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
The old "Law & Order" television program used to promote its shows as being "ripped from the headlines," which also serves as a description of this year's Round Table Conference on Matters Pertaining to Racing. Read More...

Skye Diamonds on the Rise Heading Into Rancho Bernardo

Blood-Horse | 1 week ago
Up next for Skye Diamonds, with an eye on the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (G1), is the $100,000 Rancho Bernardo Handicap (G3), where she'll encounter Constellation once again, along with Claiborne Farm's grade 3 winner Bendable. Read More...