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Harness: Replacing the Gural Rule

DRF | 2 hours ago
The Gural Rule - three words that almost instantly bring a reaction to most people involved in the Standardbred industry. In theory, almost everyone can agree that the sentiment behind it - which is to keep the male stars of racing on the track through... Read More...

Dayton: Tony Hall reaches milestone of 7,000 career wins

DRF | 3 hours ago
Driver Tony Hall may not have had the best start to his day, having a flat tire on his way to the racetrack, but it ended on the biggest milestone of his career. Despite a late arrival, rain, and downgraded track conditions, Hall found his way to the winner's circle for his 7,000th time on Friday (Dec. 9) at Hollywood Gaming at Dayton Raceway. Read More...

Harness: Duke Of Cornwall ready for North American debut

DRF | 8 hours ago
Richard Poillucci reached the pinnacle of harness racing in 2019 when his imported New Zealand-bred pacing mare Shartin was named Horse of the Year. On Saturday at The Meadowlands, the longtime owner will send out another New Zealand-bred import, Duke ... Read More...

Harness: 2023 Living Horse Hall of Fame candidates announced

DRF | 9 hours ago
The Living Horse Hall of Fame Committee of the Harness Racing Museum & Hall of Fame has announced the slate of six candidates for election into the Hall of Fame. Read More...

TimeformUS Aqueduct Horses in Focus for Saturday, December 10, 2022

DRF | 10 hours ago
TimeformUS handicapper David Aragona highlights some contenders on Saturday's card at Aqueduct. Read More...

Yonkers: Analysis for Monday 12/12

DRF | 10 hours ago
Matt Rose's analysis of the Monday 12/12 card at Yonkers Raceway. Read More...

Woodbine Mohawk Park: Analysis for Monday 12/12

DRF | 10 hours ago
Garnet Barnsdale's analysis of the Monday 12/12 card at Woodbine Mohawk Park. Read More...

Servis pleads guilty, faces up to four years in prison

DRF | 11 hours ago
Jason Servis, an East Coast trainer whose horse Maximum Security was voted the champion 3-year-old of 2019, pleaded guilty in a New York courtroom on Friday to resolve charges arising from the government's sweeping investigation of drug misuse in horse racing at U.S. tracks. Servis, 65, faces four years in prison when he is sentenced May 18, 2023 Read More...

Civaci picks up winning Clarendon mount from departed Kimura

DRF | 11 hours ago
A pickup mount by the red-hot Sahin Civaci proved to be fruitful in Friday’s $150,000 Clarendon Stakes when he rode Armstrong to an upset score over heavily favored Poulin in O T. Read More...

Gana en LOS ALAMITOS con La Referencia, Diciembre 10

DRF | 12 hours ago
Manteniendo el compromiso de ofrecer a sus seguidores información y productos de excelente calidad, DRF en Español se complace en presentar LA REFERENCIA, un producto gratuito de fácil descarga que le brinda al lector un acceso directo a la nómina de c... Read More...

Gana en LOS ALAMITOS con La Referencia, Diciembre 10

DRF | 12 hours ago
Manteniendo el compromiso de ofrecer a sus seguidores información y productos de excelente calidad, DRF en Español se complace en presentar LA REFERENCIA, un producto gratuito de fácil descarga que le brinda al lector un acceso directo a la nómina de c... Read More...

Thoughts of Secret Oath’s return help relieve Lukas’s pain

DRF | 12 hours ago
Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas was nursing five freshly fractured ribs on Thursday, but the pain could not dampen his excitement about Secret Oath. The Kentucky Oaks winner, Secret Oath is set to return to the races next year at 4. Read More...

Thoughts of Secret Oath’s return help relieve Lukas’s pain

DRF | 12 hours ago
Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas was nursing five freshly fractured ribs on Thursday, but the pain could not dampen his excitement about Secret Oath. The Kentucky Oaks winner, Secret Oath is set to return to the races next year at 4. Read More...

Castellano almost ready to head down to Gulfstream

DRF | 12 hours ago
Javier Castellano, who entered this week as the leading rider in wins at the Aqueduct fall meet, will ride one more week here before heading to Gulfstream Park for the winter. Read More...

Castellano almost ready to head down to Gulfstream

DRF | 12 hours ago
Javier Castellano, who entered this week as the leading rider in wins at the Aqueduct fall meet, will ride one more week here before heading to Gulfstream Park for the winter. Read More...

Into Mischief vuelve a imponer su jerarquía entre los sementales norteamericanos

DRF | 12 hours ago
Desde 2019, la estadística de padrillos en Norteamérica ha tenido un denominador común: la permanencia de Into Mischief como líder en dinero producido por su descendencia. Read More...

Midnight Stroll heading to La Brea Stakes in search of Grade 1 win

DRF | 13 hours ago
Midnight Stroll, the Delaware Oaks winner, was credited with a six-furlong move in 1:14.60 Friday morning over the Belmont Park training track. She is preparing for a start in the Grade 1 La Break Stakes at Santa Anita on Dec. 26. Read More...

Remsen runner-up Arctic Arrogance now targeting Jerome

DRF | 13 hours ago
After initially planning to wait until the Withers Stakes on Feb. 4 to run Arctic Arrogance again, trainer Linda Rice said this week she is now strongly considering running the Grade 2 Remsen runner-up in the $150,000 Jerome Stakes here on Jan. 7. Read More...

Japan: Hanshin Juvenile Fillies might decide championship

DRF | 13 hours ago
There are 18 2-year-olds in Sunday’s Grade 1 Hanshin Juvenile Fillies at Hanshin Racecourse in Japan, and it seems as if half of those in the field have the credentials to win the one-mile turf race. Read More...

Miss America Stakes, pick six carryover close out meet

DRF | 13 hours ago
Golden Gate Fields closes its 25-day autumn meeting with its biggest card of the year, a 12-race program with above-average field sizes and a competitive running of the $50,000 Miss America Stakes for fillies and mares. Read More...

Australia: Point Counterpoint has ‘only’ nine rivals in Armidale Cup

DRF | 14 hours ago
After facing field of 20 and 18 in his last two starts, Point Counterpoint may seem lonely with nine rivals in the Armidale Cup at Armidale Racecourse in Australia on Saturday. Read More...

Air Combat back at best distance in allowance

DRF | 14 hours ago
Air Combat will be making a key distance move Sunday when he returns to racing over six furlongs in a second-level allowance sprint at Oaklawn Park. Read More...

Cast Member gets distance test in Soviet Problem Stakes

DRF | 15 hours ago
On the strength of two attractive wins, Cast Member will attempt the transition from sprinter to miler in Sunday's $100,000 Soviet Problem Stakes for statebred 2-year-old fillies at Los Alamitos. Read More...

Candy Raid returns to scene of biggest victory in My Charmer

DRF | 16 hours ago
Candy Raid returns to the scene of her signature victory when part of a full lineup of fillies and mares in the $125,000 My Charmer Stakes, the highlight of a rare Sunday card at Turfway Park in Florence, Ky. Read More...

La Carrera del Día de DRF – 10 de diciembre 2022

DRF | 16 hours ago
DRF presenta La Carrera del Dia, un micro en el que Roberto Rodríguez y Ramón Brito ofrecen sus detallados análisis y pronósticos sobre dicha competencia. Read More...

Mandaloun makes the cut as Juddmonte stallion

DRF | 17 hours ago
Mandaloun, by leading sire and emerging sire of sires Into Mischief, retires to Juddmonte Farm in Nicholasville, Ky., for the 2023 season. He is the first horse to move into Juddmonte's Kentucky stallion barn in about six years, since champion Arrogate arrived there in fall 2017. Read More...

Life Is Good to stand for $100,000 at WinStar

DRF | 17 hours ago
Flightline is not the only member of the incoming stallion class of 2023 who has merited a lofty six-figure introductory stud fee. Multiple Grade 1 winner Life Is Good, who like Flightline is expected to be an Eclipse Award finalist in the older dirt m... Read More...

Cyberknife, Early Voting first sons of Gun Runner at stud

DRF | 17 hours ago
Gun Runner will be represented by his first sons at stud in 2023, both Grade 1 winners from his first crop. Preakness Stakes winner Early Voting has taken up residence at Coolmore's Ashford Stud in Versailles, Ky., while multiple Grade 1 winner Cyberknife will return home to Spendthrift Farm in Lexington, Ky., after one final start. Read More...

Expectations as high as ever for Flightline

DRF | 17 hours ago
A.P. Indy was that rare, legendary Thoroughbred, and a lynchpin for the Farish family's Lane's End Farm operation. It's into those massive horseshoes that his great-grandson Flightline now attempts to step, and it's impossible not to draw comparisons. Read More...

Cabalgata de Ganadores: Woodbine, Diciembre 10

DRF | 17 hours ago
En esta oportunidad les indicaremos nuestras recomendaciones para el Jackpot Power Pk 6 del día sábado 10 de diciembre del hipódromo de Woodbine. Read More...

Foot healed, Artie’s Storm tries to double up in closing-day Steady Growth

DRF | 18 hours ago
Excuses are a dime a dozen in racing, but Artie's Storm had a legitimate one in a rare non-effort in the Grade 2 Autumn Stakes. The 4-year-old will try to win the $100,000 Steady Growth Stakes for the second year in a row on closing day of the Woodbine meet on Sunday as part of a lengthy 14-race card. Read More...

Harness: Cleary looks to be winter warrior

DRF | 1 day ago
Trainer Robert Cleary's stable has been rather hot recently and in talking to the conditioner you can get the sense that it's not by accident. Cleary runs a relatively small stable and looks to take advantage of situations when they become available. In the case of his two horses racing this Saturday night at the Meadowlands, Cleary is hoping that Tito Rocks and Toronto can make their money over the winter while the competition thins out. Read More...

Dover: Heinikin Bythebay poised for another DSBF sweep

DRF | 1 day ago
KDK Standardbreds' homebred Heinikin Bythebay put himself in position to claim a third of a possible four Delaware Standardbred Breeders' Fund series championships with a 1:52 3/5 win in his $20,000 second round preliminary split for 3-year-old male pacers on Thursday (Dec. 8) at Bally's Dover, recording his seventh win in nine seasonal starts in the act. Bad And Boujee proved a dominant 1:53 winner in the other division. Read More...

DRF’s Horse Racing Playbook for Friday, December 9, 2022

DRF | 1 day ago
Daily Racing Form has served as the most trusted source of news and information about the sport since 1894, and moving forward we have decided to provide a free daily playbook; something that both hardcore horseplayers and casual observers can reference to get informed of each day's action. Read More...

TimeformUS Aqueduct Horses in Focus for Friday, December 9, 2022

DRF | 1 day ago
TimeformUS handicapper David Aragona highlights some contenders on Friday's card at Aqueduct. Read More...

TimeformUS Aqueduct Horses in Focus for Friday, December 9, 2022

DRF | 1 day ago
TimeformUS handicapper David Aragona highlights some contenders on Friday's card at Aqueduct. Read More...

Rivzonaroll tries to vanquish familiar rivals again in Jim Edgar Illinois Futurity

DRF | 1 day ago
Six horses exiting the Sun Power Stakes and a first-time starter compose the field for the Jim Edgar Illinois Futurity on Saturday at Hawthorne, the last stake race of the year for Chicago-area Thoroughbred racing.  Read More...

Rivzonaroll tries to vanquish familiar rivals again in Jim Edgar Illinois Futurity

DRF | 1 day ago
Six horses exiting the Sun Power Stakes and a first-time starter compose the field for the Jim Edgar Illinois Futurity on Saturday at Hawthorne, the last stake race of the year for Chicago-area Thoroughbred racing.  Read More...

Jason Servis expected to plead guilty on Friday

DRF | 1 day ago
Jason Servis, one of two high-profile trainers among 27 people charged in a wide-ranging horse doping scandal unveiled in March 2020, will have a change-of-plea hearing Friday before a U.S. District judge in New York where he will presumably plead guil... Read More...

Jason Servis expected to plead guilty on Friday

DRF | 1 day ago
Jason Servis, one of two high-profile trainers among 27 people charged in a wide-ranging horse doping scandal unveiled in March 2020, will have a change-of-plea hearing Friday before a U.S. District judge in New York where he will presumably plead guil... Read More...

Australia: With favorite on also-eligible list, Ingham Handicap is up in the air

DRF | 2 days ago
The role of favorite for the Group 2 Ingham Handicap at Royal Randwick Racecourse in Australia on Friday will not be known until final scratches are submitted. Read More...

Australia: With favorite on also-eligible list, Ingham Handicap is up in the air

DRF | 2 days ago
The role of favorite for the Group 2 Ingham Handicap at Royal Randwick Racecourse in Australia on Friday will not be known until final scratches are submitted. Read More...

Juveniles go two turns on turf in Pulpit, Wait a While

DRF | 2 days ago
Trainer Todd Pletcher holds the upper hand Saturday at Gulfstream in the $75,000 Pulpit Stakes for 2-year-olds, while his former assistant Jonathan Thomas may have the horses to beat in its filly counterpart, the $75,000 Wait a While. Read More...

Juveniles go two turns on turf in Pulpit, Wait a While

DRF | 2 days ago
Trainer Todd Pletcher holds the upper hand Saturday at Gulfstream in the $75,000 Pulpit Stakes for 2-year-olds, while his former assistant Jonathan Thomas may have the horses to beat in its filly counterpart, the $75,000 Wait a While. Read More...

Harness: Alexa Skye ready to go after injury

DRF | 2 days ago
Alexa Skye, a Grand Circuit-winning female pacer sidelined since late February because of a leg injury, is set to return to the races for new connections in Friday's $24,000 Open for fillies and mares at Hollywood Dayton Raceway. Read More...

Harness: Alexa Skye ready to go after injury

DRF | 2 days ago
Alexa Skye, a Grand Circuit-winning female pacer sidelined since late February because of a leg injury, is set to return to the races for new connections in Friday's $24,000 Open for fillies and mares at Hollywood Dayton Raceway. Read More...

La Carrera del Día de DRF – 9 de diciembre 2022

DRF | 2 days ago
DRF presenta La Carrera del Dia, un micro en el que Roberto Rodríguez y Ramón Brito ofrecen sus detallados análisis y pronósticos sobre dicha competencia. Read More...