USA Horse Racing News

 

  • Ole's Miss Meets Elders in Ballerina Stakes - Thu, 09 Oct 2014 23:59:26 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Three-year-old Ole's Miss, recent winner of the British Columbia Oaks, tackles older fillies and mares for the first time while making her graded stakes debut in the Ballerina (Can-III) Oct. 13 at Hastings Racecourse.
  • Covello Weighing Dirt Mile for River Rocks - Thu, 09 Oct 2014 22:16:21 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - For every big-name contender expected to arrive at the Breeders' Cup World Championships every season, there are several whose connections agonize over the decision to send them there.
  • O'Neill Slapped With 45-Day Ban in California - Thu, 09 Oct 2014 22:01:20 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Embattled trainer Doug O'Neill has been handed an additional 45-day suspension in California for violating terms of an earlier agreement with the state's racing board.
  • Conquest Boogaloo Stretches Out at Woodbine - Thu, 09 Oct 2014 20:53:56 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Swynford Stakes winner Conquest Boogaloo will stretch out to a route for the first time when he faces an expected 10 other Canadian-bred juveniles in the $250,000 Cup and Saucer Stakes Oct. 12 at Woodbine.
  • Annecdote Seeks Second Grade III in Athenia - Thu, 09 Oct 2014 20:01:00 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Coming off a victory in the Noble Damsel Stakes (gr. IIIT) in her U.S. debut, George Bolton and Peter Leidel's Annecdote tops a solid field of 12 older fillies and mares entered in the Athenia Stakes (gr. IIIT).
  • Monmouth to Provide Sports Wagering Oversight - Thu, 09 Oct 2014 19:44:40 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - While the issue of sports wagering in New Jersey is still tied up in court, Monmouth Park is staying ahead of the curve in case it is approved by forming a group to provide oversight.
  • Commission Considers Suffolk License Appeal - Thu, 09 Oct 2014 19:32:56 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - A request by Suffolk Downs that the Massachusetts Gaming Commission reconsider its decision to award its Boston area casino license to Wynn Resorts didn't get out of the starting gate at a public hearing Oct. 9.
  • Carpe Diem Off to a Great Start - Thu, 09 Oct 2014 17:28:27 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - From birth on through to the last months of his 2-year-old season, Carpe Diem has been turning heads and opening eyes as he looks to maintain his undefeated status in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile.
  • Poll: Just a Way Top Ranked Horse in World - Thu, 09 Oct 2014 14:58:44 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - According to the Longines World's Best Racehorse Rankings through Oct. 5, Just a Way, a group I winner in Japan this season, is the top ranked horse in the world with a rating of 130.
  • New Double Wager Links Santa Anita, Belmont - Thu, 09 Oct 2014 11:59:20 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Santa Anita Park and the New York Racing Association announced an all-new $2 wager called the "Belmont/Santa Anita Cross-Country Double," which will link Belmont Park's final race each day to a selected race at Santa Anita.
  • Silver Tongued, Rivers Run Deep in Best of OH - Thu, 09 Oct 2014 00:23:12 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - The Best of Ohio returns to the former River Downs for the first time since the mid-1990s Oct. 11 when Belterra Park hosts five Ohio-bred stakes worth a total of $750,000.
  • Vazquez's 90-Day Ban for Fighting Upheld - Thu, 09 Oct 2014 00:10:48 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - A 90-day suspension of leading Delaware Park trainer Juan Vazquez for his role in a fight earlier this year was upheld Oct. 8 in an unanimous decision by the Delaware Thoroughbred Racing Commission.
  • Rainha Da Bateria Dazzles in Jessamine Win - Wed, 08 Oct 2014 22:02:40 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Rainha Da Bateria displayed a dazzling turn of foot through the homestretch to win the $150,000 JPMorgan Chase Jessamine Stakes (gr. IIIT) handily over the Keeneland turf Oct. 8, earning a Breeders' Cup slot.
  • Za Approval Aims for Knickerbocker Repeat - Wed, 08 Oct 2014 20:57:41 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Multiple grade III winner Za Approval will try to win a second straight edition of the $200,000 Knickerbocker Stakes (gr. IIIT) when he starts in the 1 1/8-mile turf race Oct. 11 at Belmont Park.
  • Minorette, Personal Diary Head QEII Field - Wed, 08 Oct 2014 18:35:58 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Grade I winners Minorette and Personal Diary top a field of nine 3-year-old fillies entered for the 31st running of the $500,000 Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup Presented by Lane's End (gr. IT) at Keeneland Oct. 11.
  • Haskin: Farewell to Cigar - Wed, 08 Oct 2014 16:46:22 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Racing lost one its all-time greats with the passing of Cigar. As a tribute, I am reprinting some of my most memorable experiences with this magnificent horse.
  • Hofmans Hopes to Add to Turf Sprint Success - Wed, 08 Oct 2014 14:35:11 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Trainer David Hofmans, who saddled 36-1 shot Desert Code to win the inaugural Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (gr. IT), hopes to add to the success of California-based horses in the race with Home Run Kitten.
  • Shared Belief Drills Half Mile at Golden Gate - Wed, 08 Oct 2014 00:44:38 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Undefeated champion Shared Belief turned in a handy half-mile workout Oct. 7 at Golden Gate Fields as he prepares for his expected start in the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) next month.
  • Melnyk Could Add BC Win With Leigh Court - Tue, 07 Oct 2014 17:19:24 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - While Eugene Melnyk is winding down his Thoroughbred ownership and breeding operation, the multiple Sovereign Award winner will have at least one chance to pick up another Breeders' Cup victory.
  • TX Group Gets Legal Help on Historical Racing - Tue, 07 Oct 2014 15:08:45 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - A coalition representing racing and breeding interests in Texas has retained an attorney to assist in the continued push for historical race wagering, an electronic form of wagering based on previously run horse races.