Blood-Horse

Sunshine Millions Turf Races Draw Top Fields

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
The $100,000 Sunshine Millions Filly & Mare Turf drew a well-matched field of 11, while Reporting Star heads the $100,000 Sunshine Millions Turf on Jan. 17 at Gulfstream Park. Read More...

Yearling Colt Tops Keeneland January Day 3

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
The Keeneland January sale posted across-the-board declines at its penultimate session topped by a $150,000 yearling Into Mischief colt, but the buyback rate moderated. Read More...

HRTV to Again Broadcast Eclipse Awards Live

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
HRTV will again provide live coverage of the Eclipse Awards ceremony Jan. 17, organizers announced Jan. 14. Read More...

Wildcat Red vs. East Hall in Millions Classic

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Back at Gulfstream Park, Wildcat Red appears the one to beat in the $250,000 Sunshine Million Classic on Jan. 17, but East Hall could prove his strongest challenger. Read More...

Lexie Lou Continues Adventures in La Canada

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Second to Horse of the Year hopeful California Chrome in the Nov. 29 Hollywood Derby (gr. IT) at Del Mar, Queen's Plate winner Lexie Lou heads a field of eight 4-year-old fillies set for the La Canada Stakes Jan. 17. Read More...

Jockey Club Tour on FOX Will Launch Feb. 7

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
The 2015 Jockey Club Tour on FOX Sports 1 will begin Feb. 7 with top races at Gulfstream Park and Santa Anita Park, officials said Jan. 14. Read More...

Happy My Way Heads Sunshine Millions Sprint

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Happy My Way is set to make his 2015 debut in the $100,000 Sunshine Millions Sprint Jan. 17 at Gulfstream Park, where the 5-year-old gelding developed into a stakes-placed performer last season. Read More...

Early Nominations to Triple Crown Due Jan. 17

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
The deadline for owners and trainers of promising 3-year-old Thoroughbreds to make their horses eligible for the 2015 Triple Crown races is approaching quickly. Read More...

National HBPA CEO Hanrahan to Step Down

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Philip Hanrahan, chief executive officer of the National Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association, will step down in mid-February after the organization's winter convention in Carefree, Ariz. Read More...

Delaware Park’s 81-Day Schedule Approved

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Delaware Park will offer 81 days of live racing this year from May 16 through Oct. 17. The Delaware Thoroughbred Racing Commission approved the schedule Jan. 14. Read More...

Ride On Curlin Returns Thursday at Oaklawn

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Trainer Billy Gowan had several options for the 4-year-old debut of Ride On Curlin, but he decided to take what he believes is the path of least resistance: a second-level allowance Jan. 15 in the ninth race at Oaklawn. Read More...

Ride On Curlin Returns Thursday at Oaklawn

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Trainer Billy Gowan had several options for the 4-year-old debut of Ride On Curlin, but he decided to take what he believes is the path of least resistance: a second-level allowance Jan. 15 in the ninth race at Oaklawn. Read More...

Ride On Curlin Returns Thursday at Oaklawn

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Trainer Billy Gowan had several options for the 4-year-old debut of Ride On Curlin, but he decided to take what he believes is the path of least resistance: a second-level allowance Jan. 15 in the ninth race at Oaklawn. Read More...

New Kentucky Horse Tourism Group Formed

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Providing a better way to tell the horse industry's story is the goal of a new non-profit organization that will become a central booking outlet for tours of Kentucky farms, equine clinics, and local equine attractions. Read More...

Keeneland January: Assessing the Market

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Carrie Brogden of Select Sales analyzes the Keeneland January Sale. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales Agency. Read More...

Penn National Cancels Jan. 14 Live Racing

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Live racing at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course has been cancelled for Wednesday, Jan. 14 due to winter weather conditions. Read More...

Penn, Aqueduct Cancel Jan. 14 Live Racing

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Live racing at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course has been cancelled for Wednesday, Jan. 14 due to winter weather conditions; racing has also been cancelled at Aqueduct Racetrack in New York. Read More...

Todd Pletcher Is Funny…No, Really

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Rivals and racing fans may view top trainer Todd Pletcher as reserved and unemotional, but there is more to the dedicated horseman than meets the eye. Read More...

Keeneland January Sale Wrap: Day 2

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Ian Tapp recaps Day 2 of the Keeneland January sale, including comments from Frank Taylor about session-topper Up, and from Katey Caddel of Solis/Litt Bloodstock regarding $800,000 War Front filly out of Up. Read More...

NY Southern Tier Reopened for Casino Bidding

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
A New York panel has begun anew the process for awarding a commercial casino license in the state's Southern Tier region after the urging of Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Read More...

$2.2 million Purchase Up Leads Keeneland Sale

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Irish-bred Up and her yearling War Front filly bring $2.2 million and $800,000, respectively, at Keeneland January's second session, where average eked out an increase but median fell. Read More...

$2.2 Million Up Leads Keeneland Sale

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Irish-bred Up and her yearling War Front filly bring $2.2 million and $800,000, respectively, at Keeneland January's second session, where average eked out an increase but median fell. Read More...

Atreides to Stand at Hill ‘n’ Dale in 2015

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Stonestreet and Hill 'n' Dale Farms said Jan. 13 that Atreides, the multiple stakes-winning son of Medaglia d'Oro out of multiple grade I winner and young producer Dream Rush, will retire to Hill 'n' Dale for 2015. Read More...

Monmouth Group Interested in Atlantic City

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
The group that operates Monmouth Park has reached out to the owner of Atlantic City Race Course to discuss leasing or purchasing the facility in southern New Jersey. Read More...

First Foal for Make Music for Me

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
The first reported foal for grade I-placed Make Music for Me arrived Jan. 11 at Tommy Town Thoroughbreds near Santa Ynez, Calif. The dark bay or brown filly was bred by Peter O. and Ellen Johnson. Read More...

Northwest Stud Reports Stallions’ First Foals

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
The first reported foals by Northwest Stud Farm's graded stakes-winning stallions Duke of Mischief and Turbo Compressor have arrived in Florida. Read More...

Graydar’s First Foal Colt Born at Taylor Made

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
The first reported foal of Taylor Made Stallions' Graydar, a grade I-winning son of Unbridled's Song, was born Tuesday, Jan. 13, at Taylor Made Farm in Nicholasville, Ky. Read More...

KHRC Report on Asmussen Expected Thursday

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Kentucky horse racing commissioners are expected to listen Thursday to a staff report on an investigation of trainer Steve Asmussen that followed allegations of horse mistreatment from PETA. Read More...

KHRC Report on Asmussen Expected Thursday

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Kentucky horse racing commissioners are expected to listen Thursday to a staff report on an investigation of trainer Steve Asmussen that followed allegations of horse mistreatment from PETA. Read More...

KHRC Report on Asmussen Expected Jan. 15

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Kentucky horse racing commissioners are expected to listen Jan. 15 to a staff report on an investigation of trainer Steve Asmussen that followed allegations of horse mistreatment from PETA. Read More...

Keeneland January: Lure of the Young Yearling

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Keeneland's Tom Thornbury discusses the appeal of horses that just became yearlings. Tom expands on incentives to buy a yearling, pinhooker influence, resell value, and more! Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales Agency. Read More...

Keeneland January: Lure of the Young Yearling

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Keeneland's Tom Thornbury discusses the appeal of horses that just became yearlings. Tom expands on incentives to buy a yearling, pinhooker influence, resell value, and more! Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales Agency. Read More...

Indiana Report Says Cobalt Levels Way Down

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
The Indiana Horse Racing Commission Jan. 12 said regulation of cobalt, a naturally occurring substance in racehorses that can have performance-enhancing qualities when supplemented, indicates decreases in abuse. Read More...

Indiana Report Says Cobalt Levels Way Down

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
The Indiana Horse Racing Commission Jan. 12 said regulation of cobalt, a naturally occurring substance in racehorses that can have performance-enhancing qualities when supplemented, indicates decreases in abuse. Read More...

Palm Meadows Adds Standing MRI Unit

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Palm Meadows Training Center, a satellite facility for Gulfstream Park, has added a standing magnetic resonance imaging unit, which it says is the first at a Thoroughbred racetrack or training center in North America. Read More...

Palm Meadows Adds Standing MRI Unit

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Palm Meadows Training Center, a satellite facility for Gulfstream Park, has added a standing magnetic resonance imaging unit, which it says is the first at a Thoroughbred racetrack or training center in North America. Read More...

Top Decile Heads Silverbulletday

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
The 23rd running of the $125,000 Silverbulletday Stakes has produced arguably the most impressive field in recent memory with its nine entrants for Jan. 17 at Fair Grounds, including Top Decile and West Coast Belle. Read More...

Top Decile Heads Silverbulletday

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
The 23rd running of the $125,000 Silverbulletday Stakes has produced arguably the most impressive field in recent memory with its nine entrants for Jan. 17 at Fair Grounds, including Top Decile and West Coast Belle. Read More...

Midwest/Canada Regional: Horsepower

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Iowa's Dennis Albaugh collects Chevys, racehorses. Read More...

Haskin: Racing’s Winter of Discontent

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
This was a time of filled grandstands and of sound and healthy horses, most of whom were coming off much-needed vacations of their own. Read More...

Up Brings $2.2M at Keeneland January

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Aptly named Up, a multiple group stakes-winning daughter of top international sire Galileo, lit up the bid board when she was sold for $2.2 million during the Jan. 13 second session of the Keeneland horses of all ages sale. Read More...

Up Brings $2.2 Million at Keeneland Sale

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Aptly named Up, a multiple group stakes-winning daughter of top international sire Galileo, lit up the bid board when she was sold for $2.2 million during the Jan. 13 second session of the Keeneland horses of all ages sale. Read More...

Awakening to Aftercare – By Eric Mitchell

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
TCA's creation raised money and awareness. Read More...

Fasig-Tipton Reschedules Two Fall Auctions

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
The Midlantic fall yearling sale, previously scheduled for Sept. 29, will now be held Oct. 6, while the Saratoga fall sale, earlier scheduled for Oct. 6, will be held Oct. 26, Fasig-Tipton said. Read More...

Albano, Kitten’s Dumplings Back in FG Stakes

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Brereton C. Jones' Albano looks to kick off what could be a breakthrough year when he heads the Louisiana Handicap; grade I winner Kitten's Dumplings returns for her first race since November of 2013 in the Marie G. Krantz. Read More...

Calculator Adds to Ocala Stud Legacy

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Calculator's win in the Jan. 10 Sham Stakes (gr. III) adds to the legacy of the O'Farrell family's Ocala Stud. The Florida-bred son of In Summation races for longtime Ocala Stud client Richard Pell. Read More...

New NTRA Jockey Insurance Program Launched

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
The NTRA, Lockton Insurance Brokers, and Burns & Wilcox Brokerage have completed development of a new jockey accident coverage insurance program for racetracks that aims to offer enhanced coverage. Read More...

Catalano Looks to Topple Villandry in Bradley

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
In the Nov. 8 River City Handicap (gr. IIIT), Gainesway Stable's Villandry finally notched a graded win for trainer Charles LoPresti. Following a move to the barn of David Carroll, he looms Jan. 17 at Fair Grounds. Read More...

Troutt Appointed to National Museum Board

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Lisa Troutt has been named to the board of trustees of the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame. The appointment was announced Tuesday, Jan. 13 by National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame president Gretchen Jackson. Read More...

Slideshow: Progeny of Candy Ride

Blood-Horse | 2 weeks ago
Candy Ride continues the series of training offspring of sires, which can be found in the Jan. 17, 2015 issue of The Blood-Horse. Read More...