USA Horse Racing News

 

  • Deep Spinaway Cast for Durkin's Final Call - Fri, 29 Aug 2014 01:30:38 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Saratoga's Spinaway Stakes (gr. I) brings together nine juvenile fillies with a chance; one will make history in Tom Durkin's last call for the New York Racing Association Aug. 31.
  • Goldencents vs. Wise Dan Showdown Likely - Fri, 29 Aug 2014 01:02:07 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Goldencents, last year's Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (gr. I) winner, is to make his next start Oct. 4 in Keeneland's Shadwell Turf Mile (gr. IT), where he would likely face two-time Horse of the Year Wise Dan.
  • Torrey Pines: Jojo Warrior, Fashion Plate Vie - Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:55:58 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Jojo Warrior, who woke up when trying two turns for the first time in June, and dual grade I winner Fashion Plate head a field of seven 3-year-old fillies in the $100,000 Torrey Pine Stakes (gr. III) Aug. 31 at Del Mar.
  • I Spent It, Competitve Edge Enter Hopeful - Fri, 29 Aug 2014 00:10:59 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - I Spent It tries to become the first 2-year-old since City Zip to sweep the Saratoga Special and Hopeful (gr. I) stakes if the son of Super Saver starts in the latter race Sept. 1, closing day at Saratoga Race Course.
  • Cat's Claw Seeks Four in a Row in Glens Falls - Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:51:51 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Cat's Claw has taken every step up the class ladder since her inauspicious beginning and has now scratched her way up to the $150,000 Glens Falls Stakes (gr. IIIT) on the turf at Saratoga Race Course Aug. 31.
  • Enterprising Chases Sweep in Del Mar Derby - Thu, 28 Aug 2014 23:26:14 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Enterprising will attempt to become the fourth horse in Del Mar history to sweep the 3-year-old grass series for males when he tackles seven opponents in the $300,000 Del Mar Derby (gr. IIT) Aug. 31.
  • Back on Dirt at Keeneland; New Track Opens - Thu, 28 Aug 2014 21:08:59 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - On the morning of Aug. 28, Keeneland Race Course opened its new state-of-the-art dirt main track to training for the first time since the artificial Polytrack surface was replaced.
  • Startup Nation Impresses in With Anticipation - Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:43:46 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - New York-bred Startup Nation rolled to an impressive victory Aug. 28 in the $200,000 With Anticipation Stakes (gr. IIT) at Saratoga, surviving and inquiry and claim of foul to earn his first graded stakes score.
  • Durkin to be Honored at Saratoga This Weekend - Thu, 28 Aug 2014 19:19:24 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - The illustrious career of longtime track announcer Tom Durkin will be celebrated with two days in his honor at Saratoga Race Course Aug. 31 and Sept. 1, the New York Racing Association announced.
  • LoPresti Not Thinking About Horse of the Year - Thu, 28 Aug 2014 18:46:48 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Ten-time grade I winner Wise Dan is set to race for the first time in nearly four months Aug. 30, but the last thing on trainer Charlie LoPresti's mind, he says, is a third straight Horse of the Year title.
  • Record Purses Set for Oaklawn Park in 2015 - Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:46:07 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - The Oaklawn Jockey Club has announced it is projecting a record purse distribution of $23.5 million for its 2015 racing season, the seventh consecutive year of increased purses.
  • Changes Announced for Dec. 6 Claiming Crown - Thu, 28 Aug 2014 17:19:12 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - The Claiming Crown has dropped its trainer nomination program and has altered the lineup for the eight-race series to be held Dec. 6 at Gulfstream Park.
  • Boiling Springs Gets Second Chance - Thu, 28 Aug 2014 16:33:04 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Monmouth Park's Boiling Springs Stakes (gr. IIIT) for 3-year-old fillies, slated for Aug. 30, will be re-drawn for the Jersey Shore track's Sept. 1 program.
  • Ohio Moves to Increase Losing Mount Fees - Thu, 28 Aug 2014 13:45:15 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - The Ohio State Racing Commission has approved a resolution authorizing an administrative rule that would increase losing mount fees for jockeys at the state's racetracks.
  • Santa Anita's Main Track to Reopen Sept. 2 - Thu, 28 Aug 2014 01:01:36 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - The newly renovated main track at Santa Anita Park will reopen for training Sept. 2, three weeks before the autumn meet begins.
  • Sunset Glow Has Experience Edge in Debutante - Thu, 28 Aug 2014 00:42:52 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Sunset Glow handled her rivals in the Sorrento Stakes (gr. II) with consummate ease last time, and she is a standout among the field of untried 2-year-old fillies entered for the $300,000 Del Mar Debutante (gr. I) Aug. 30.
  • Speedy Moreno Dangerous Again in Woodward - Wed, 27 Aug 2014 23:13:54 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Southern Equine Stables' Whitney (gr. I) winner Moreno and runner-up Itsmyluckyday will face off again Aug. 30 in the final grade I event for older horses of the Saratoga Race Course season, the $600,000 Woodward Stakes.
  • Miss Behaviour Cuts Back for Prioress Run - Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:42:05 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - A trio of fillies who have registered runner-up finishes in recent grade I races in New York will try to finish atop the $300,000 Prioress Stakes (gr. II) Aug. 30 at Saratoga Race Course.
  • Kentucky Considers Allowing Salix-Free Races - Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:24:45 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Kentucky regulators are considering allowing tracks in the state to card races that would prohibit the administration of race-day furosemide, commonly called Salix or Lasix.
  • Clearly Now Faces Class Field in Forego - Wed, 27 Aug 2014 22:09:29 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Belmont Sprint (gr. III) stakes winner Clearly Now takes on nine opponents as he attempts to duplicate his Herculean performance in the $500,000 Forego Stakes (gr. I) Aug. 30 at Saratoga Race Course.