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Yonkers: Bit Of A Legend N honored

DRF | 8 hours ago
Yonkers Raceway bid adieu to one of its favorites, Bit Of A Legend N. Read More...

Yonkers: Bit Of A Legend N honored

DRF | 8 hours ago
Yonkers Raceway bid adieu to one of its favorites, Bit Of A Legend N. Read More...

Meadowlands: Pat Berry notches win No. 4,000

DRF | 8 hours ago
Driver Pat Berry reached a milestone victory plateau and one of the Meadowlands’ more popular wagers resulted in a giant payoff in action at the mile oval Saturday night. Read More...

Meadowlands: Pat Berry notches win No. 4,000

DRF | 8 hours ago
Driver Pat Berry reached a milestone victory plateau and one of the Meadowlands’ more popular wagers resulted in a giant payoff in action at the mile oval Saturday night. Read More...

Princess Vivian flies home for Bear Fan Stakes upset

DRF | 12 hours ago
Princess Vivian ($45.80), the second-longest shot in Saturday's $75,000 Bear Fan Stakes at Golden Gate Fields, helped trainer Sergio Ledezma enjoy an even happier birthday celebration Saturday. Read More...

Princess Vivian flies home for Bear Fan Stakes upset

DRF | 12 hours ago
Princess Vivian ($45.80), the second-longest shot in Saturday's $75,000 Bear Fan Stakes at Golden Gate Fields, helped trainer Sergio Ledezma enjoy an even happier birthday celebration Saturday. Read More...

Cholula Lips pulls away in stretch of Soviet Problem Stakes

DRF | 13 hours ago
Cholula Lips had a new rider in Tyler Baze for Saturday’s $101,053 Soviet Problem Stakes for California-bred 2-year-old fillies at Los Alamitos. The Cholula Lips-Baze team performed like a well-rehearsed duo. Read More...

Cholula Lips pulls away in stretch of Soviet Problem Stakes

DRF | 13 hours ago
Cholula Lips had a new rider in Tyler Baze for Saturday’s $101,053 Soviet Problem Stakes for California-bred 2-year-old fillies at Los Alamitos. The Cholula Lips-Baze team performed like a well-rehearsed duo. Read More...

Minit to Stardom promoted to win after DQ in Louisiana Champions Day Ladies Sprint

DRF | 13 hours ago
Favored Minit to Stardom won the $100,000 Louisiana Champions Day Ladies Sprint, but only after Midnight Fantasy was disqualified from first to second for interference in the final furlong. Read More...

Minit to Stardom promoted to win after DQ in Louisiana Champions Day Ladies Sprint

DRF | 13 hours ago
Favored Minit to Stardom won the $100,000 Louisiana Champions Day Ladies Sprint, but only after Midnight Fantasy was disqualified from first to second for interference in the final furlong. Read More...

Ninety One Assault times run perfectly in Louisiana Champions Day Turf

DRF | 13 hours ago
Ninety One Assault isn’t an easy horse to ride. He’ll let you wait too long to make a move if that’s the way a race plays out, but make the lead too early with Ninety One Assault and he’ll wait on other horses. Shaun Bridgmohan has his number. Five times in 29 starts has Ninety One Assault finished first. Bridgmohan now has four wins from five times sitting on his back after delivering a textbook ride to win the $100,000 Louisiana Champions Day Turf on Saturday at Fair Grounds. Read More...

Ninety One Assault times run perfectly in Louisiana Champions Day Turf

DRF | 13 hours ago
Ninety One Assault isn’t an easy horse to ride. He’ll let you wait too long to make a move if that’s the way a race plays out, but make the lead too early with Ninety One Assault and he’ll wait on other horses. Shaun Bridgmohan has his number. Five times in 29 starts has Ninety One Assault finished first. Bridgmohan now has four wins from five times sitting on his back after delivering a textbook ride to win the $100,000 Louisiana Champions Day Turf on Saturday at Fair Grounds. Read More...

Jockeys Couton, Amador given 30-day bans for sharing whip during race

DRF | 14 hours ago
Jockeys Julien Couton and Silvio Amador have been suspended 30 calendar days after an incident in Thursday’s sixth race at Golden Gate Fields in which Amador aided Couton by giving away his whip in the stretch. Read More...

Jockeys Couton, Amador given 30-day bans for sharing whip during race

DRF | 14 hours ago
Jockeys Julien Couton and Silvio Amador have been suspended 30 calendar days after an incident in Thursday’s sixth race at Golden Gate Fields in which Amador aided Couton by giving away his whip in the stretch. Read More...

Pound for Pound gives trainer first stakes win in Louisiana Champions Day Classic

DRF | 14 hours ago
Pound for Pound gave jockey Aubrie Green one of the biggest wins of her career and trainer Andrea Ali his first stakes victory, beating Trevilion by a half-length Saturday at Fair Grounds in the $150,000 Louisiana Champions Day Classic. Read More...

Pound for Pound gives trainer first stakes win in Louisiana Champions Day Classic

DRF | 14 hours ago
Pound for Pound gave jockey Aubrie Green one of the biggest wins of her career and trainer Andrea Ali his first stakes victory, beating Trevilion by a half-length Saturday at Fair Grounds in the $150,000 Louisiana Champions Day Classic. Read More...

War Story rallies for upset in Harlan’s Holiday Stakes

DRF | 14 hours ago
The 7-year-old War Story added to his already impressive resume and substantial bankroll while likely earning himself a start in the rich Pegasus World Cup Invitational after rallying to a 1 1/2-length victory over 28-1 Phat Man in Saturday’s $100,000 Harlan’s Holiday at Gulfstream Park. Read More...

War Story rallies for upset in Harlan’s Holiday Stakes

DRF | 14 hours ago
The 7-year-old War Story added to his already impressive resume and substantial bankroll while likely earning himself a start in the rich Pegasus World Cup Invitational after rallying to a 1 1/2-length victory over 28-1 Phat Man in Saturday’s $100,000 Harlan’s Holiday at Gulfstream Park. Read More...

Instilled Regard breaks through in Fort Lauderdale Stakes

DRF | 15 hours ago
Instilled Regard became a Grade 2 winner for the first time when rallying from between horses to register a hard-fought half-length decision over Admission Office in Saturday’s hotly contested renewal of the $200,000 Fort Lauderdale at Gulfstream Park. The Fort Lauderdale was the richest of five stakes, four of them graded, on the card. Read More...

Instilled Regard breaks through in Fort Lauderdale Stakes

DRF | 15 hours ago
Instilled Regard became a Grade 2 winner for the first time when rallying from between horses to register a hard-fought half-length decision over Admission Office in Saturday’s hotly contested renewal of the $200,000 Fort Lauderdale at Gulfstream Park. The Fort Lauderdale was the richest of five stakes, four of them graded, on the card. Read More...

Chimney Rock dominates Louisiana Champions Day Juvenile

DRF | 15 hours ago
Chimney Rock smoked Louisiana-bred competition Saturday at Fair Grounds, dropping in class from the Grade 1 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint into the $100,000 Louisiana Champions Day Juvenile and crushing his rivals by 6 1/2 lengths. Read More...

Bank On Shea gets up at wire in Great White Way division of New York Stallion Stakes

DRF | 15 hours ago
When things are going as well they have been for trainer Jason Servis, you catch all the breaks and win all the photos. Saturday, at Aqueduct, the Servis-trained Bank On Shea benefitted from a little immaturity from favored Dream Bigger and won a close photo by a nose in the $500,000 Great White Way division of the New York Stallion Stakes series at Aqueduct. It was 3 3/4 lengths back to Captain Bombastic in third. Read More...

Jose Ortiz sweeps My Charmer and Rampart

DRF | 16 hours ago
Jockey Jose Ortiz used dramatically different tactics but got the same results Saturday in winning back-to-back filly-mare stakes at Gulfstream Park. Ortiz had Mitchell Road on the lead throughout the My Charmer on turf, then returned some 30 minutes later to win the Rampart on the main track with a torrid last-to-first rally aboard Pink Sands. Read More...

Mister Appolitical wins Southern California Derby by landslide

DRF | 17 hours ago
Mister Appolitical ended his autumn campaign unbeaten in four starts after an impressive win in Friday’s $168,700 Southern California Derby at Los Alamitos. Read More...

Lady’s Island proves fastest of the fast in Sugar Swirl Stakes

DRF | 17 hours ago
The old handicapping adage “the speed of the speed” certainly applied to Saturday’s $100,000 Sugar Swirl Stakes at Gulfstream Park. Lady’s Island led her eight rivals on a merry chase en route to an easy 6 ¾-length victory over Kentucky invader Meadow Dance in the Grade 3 dash for fillies and mares. Read More...

Vanzzy handles snow and Tapeta like a champ in Display Stakes; rest of card canceled

DRF | 17 hours ago
Vanzzy went straight to the front over the snowy Tapeta surface and never looked back to take the $105,800 Display Stakes over the favored Elusive Knight at Woodbine Saturday. Read More...

J P’s Delight, Jackson win Florida Sire Stakes

DRF | 18 hours ago
J P’s Delight and Jackson, both using clean trips from outside posts, dominated their respective divisions in a pair of $125,000 state-bred stakes that highlighted the Saturday action at Tampa Bay Downs in Oldsmar, Fla. Read More...

Decrypt using handicap as prep for possible run at Hong Kong classics

DRF | 1 day ago
There are big hopes pinned to the little gray horse Decrypt, who makes his Hong Kong debut Sunday in the featured eighth race. Read More...

Dayton: Northfield drivers come out on top in charity challenge

DRF | 1 day ago
Team Northfield Park members Kurt Sugg and Greg Grismore both scored driving doubles to lead their squad to a convincing 507-445 triumph in the initial "Buckeye Battle" at Hollywood Dayton--benefitting the Greater Dayton Disaster Relief Fund. Read More...

Woodbine Mohawk Park: Jamieson reaches 8,000 wins

DRF | 1 day ago
Driver Jody Jamieson became the newest member of the 8,000 win club on Friday evening at Woodbine Mohawk Park. Read More...

Harness: Call to join forces to protect our horses

DRF | 2 days ago
Today it is time that we stand as one voice for our horses. Today is the day that we are announcing the formation of a new Alliance for the protection of U.S. horses from shipment to Canada and Mexico for slaughter for human consumption. Read More...

Woodbine Mohawk Park: Monday 12/16 Analysis

DRF | 2 days ago
Garnet Barnsdale's analysis of the Monday 12/16 card at Woodbine Mohawk Park. Read More...

Yonkers: Monday 12/16 Analysis

DRF | 2 days ago
Greg Reinhart's analysis of the Monday 12/16 card at Yonkers Raceway. Read More...

Shancelot, X Y Jet to skip Mr. Prospector

DRF | 2 days ago
What better early Christmas present could local racing fans receive than to see Imperial Hint square off against either Shancelot or X Y Jet here next Saturday in the Grade 3 Mr. Prospector Stakes? Read More...

TimeformUS Aqueduct Horses in Focus for Saturday, December 14, 2019

DRF | 2 days ago
TimeformUS handicapper David Aragona highlights some contenders on Saturday's card at Aqueduct. Read More...

Big Q stands out in rich Fifth Avenue

DRF | 2 days ago
Gary Gullo was discussing the field for Sunday's $500,000 Fifth Avenue division of the New York Stallion Stakes for 2-year-old fillies where he plans to run Big Q and got nervous. Read More...

Asmussen pointing Lady Apple to Houston Ladies Classic

DRF | 2 days ago
Lady Apple, who won the Grade 3, $200,000 Remington Park Oaks on Sept. 29, will make her next start in the Grade 3, $300,000 Houston Ladies Classic. Read More...

Southern Phantom will race at Oaklawn

DRF | 2 days ago
Southern Phantom is arguably the most recognizable horse stabled at Remington Park. Following the close of the Remington meet Sunday, he will move to Oaklawn Park. Read More...

Ray’swarrior a question mark on the drop

DRF | 2 days ago
A couple of statebred optional-claiming races will spice up Sunday's 11-race program, with the ninth race at 5 ½ furlongs on the dirt and the 10th carded at 1 1/16 miles over the inner turf. Read More...

Convict, Laddie Liam now partners in crime in Contessa barn

DRF | 2 days ago
Laddie Liam, the winner of the Maryland Juvenile Futurity on Dec. 7, was purchased at auction by Leonard Green's D J Stable and has been turned over to trainer Gary Contessa. Read More...

Mind Control, Haikal nearing end of long layoffs

DRF | 2 days ago
Mind Control and Haikal, stakes-winning 3-year-olds at last winter's Aqueduct meet, both put in workouts on a very busy Friday morning at Belmont Park, preparing to return from lengthy layoffs and get ready for their 4-year-old campaigns. Read More...

Asmussen, Cabrera on verge of Remington meet titles

DRF | 2 days ago
Trainer Steve Asmussen and jockey David Cabrera are on pace to win their respective titles at Remington when the meet closes Sunday. Read More...

Remington officials hoping for big business closing day

DRF | 2 days ago
Remington Park has put up some strong handle figures this meet – including a record Oklahoma Derby Day – and officials are hoping for a big finale Sunday when the season closes with the $400,000 Springboard Mile. Read More...

Racing in wet, hot, or windy conditions to be closely monitored at Santa Anita

DRF | 2 days ago
Santa Anita officials were advised by the California Horse Racing Board on Thursday to proceed with caution regarding racing in wet weather at the track's winter-spring meeting that begins on Dec. 26. Read More...

Trixie Racer should enjoy return to mile track in Trapeze Stakes

DRF | 2 days ago
The proven Trixie Racer will meet rising talent Princesinha Julia on Sunday in the $100,000 Trapeze for 2-year-old fillies at Remington Park. The one-mile race is one of five stakes supporting the meet's co-richest offering, the $400,000 Springboard Mile. Read More...

Pumpkin Rumble going for repeat in closing-day Valedictory Stakes at 1 3/4 miles

DRF | 2 days ago
Trainer Kevin Attard has already set a new career-high with eight stakes victories at Woodbine this season and he will look to add one more to his tally when he sends out Pumpkin Rumble and Sir Sahib in Sunday's closing day feature, the Grade 3, $125,000 Valedictory Stakes over 1 3/4 miles on Tapeta. Read More...

Surface switch adds layer of difficulty to Miss America

DRF | 2 days ago
With heavy rain last weekend and more rain in the forecast, Sunday's $50,000 Miss America Stakes at Golden Gate Fields was switched from turf to the Tapeta main track. Read More...