USA Horse Racing News

 

  • Wise Dan Preps for Shadwell Turf Mile - Tue, 23 Sep 2014 18:03:10 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Two-time Horse of the Year worked five furlongs on the turf Sept. 23 in 1:01.20.
  • Ruidoso Unveils Integrity and Safety Program - Tue, 23 Sep 2014 17:32:33 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Ruidoso Downs Race Track has announced a new program that chairman R.D. Hubbard said is part "our on-going effort to ensure the integrity and safety of the the sport and its participants."
  • Suffolk Downs Adds Race Day for Tribute - Tue, 23 Sep 2014 15:17:22 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - As live racing draws to a close at Suffolk Downs, track officials are extending the meet by one day so that the 79-year-old track where Hall of Famers Seabiscuit, Whirlaway, John Henry, Skip Away and Cigar once raced.
  • McEvoy Steps Down as Godolphin Jockey - Tue, 23 Sep 2014 01:55:36 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Kerrin McEvoy has ended his 12-year tenure as a retained rider for Godolphin and Darley's Australian racing operations and plans to ride freelance.
  • Successful Owner/Breeder Aaron Jones Dies - Mon, 22 Sep 2014 23:08:41 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Aaron Jones, who enjoyed the heights of success on the racetrack, in breeding horses, and in the sales ring, died Sept. 22 at his Eugene, Ore., home.
  • Heart to Heart Among Eight for Jefferson Cup - Mon, 22 Sep 2014 22:40:52 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Terry Hamilton's Heart to Heart is unbeaten in two turf starts at a mile this year and will bid for his first graded stakes win in the Jefferson Cup (gr. IIIT) Sept. 27 going that distance on the Churchill Downs lawn.
  • Shared Belief Needs to be Awesome...Again - Mon, 22 Sep 2014 20:06:14 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Not to put any pressure on Shared Belief in Saturday's Awesome Again Stakes, but racing desperately needs a victory by the son of Candy Ride.
  • Departing, Carve Set for Homecoming Classic - Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:54:35 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Claiborne Farm and Adele Dilschneider's Departing and Michael Langford's Carve, both based at Churchill Downs, are among six entered in the $125,000 Homecoming Classic at 1 1/8 miles Sept. 27 at the Kentucky racetrack.
  • Al Shaqab's Toronado to National Stud in 2015 - Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:41:24 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Al Shaqab Racing's group I-winning miler Toronado, who is possible for the QIPCO Queen Elizabeth II Stakes (Eng-I) at Ascot in October, will take up stud duty in 2015 at The National Stud in Newmarket.
  • Juddmonte's Elite Miler Kingman Retired - Mon, 22 Sep 2014 19:41:21 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Khalid Abdullah's multiple group-I winning miler Kingman, who had been a candidate for the Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) at Santa Anita Park, has been retired and will stand in 2015 at Banstead Manor Stud in Newmarket
  • Indiana Immediately Suspends Two Licensees - Mon, 22 Sep 2014 18:34:44 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - The Indiana Horse Racing Commission has summarily suspended a licensed veterinarian and assistant trainer/owner for an alleged illegal race-day injection of a 3-year-old filly before a race at Indiana Grand Racecourse.
  • Tonalist, V. E. Day Work at Belmont Park - Mon, 22 Sep 2014 18:00:00 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Belmont Stakes (gr. I) winner Tonalist and Travers Stakes (gr. I) winner V. E. Day breezed Sept. 22 over the training track at Belmont Park in preparation for the Sept. 27 Jockey Club Gold Cup (gr. I).
  • Ron Turcotte to Appear at Kentucky Downs - Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:50:44 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Hall of Fame jockey Ron Turcotte will appear at Kentucky Downs in Franklin, Ky., Wednesday, Sept. 24, to raise funds for the Permanently Disabled Jockeys' Fund.
  • Xpressbet 'Big Bet' Offers Breeders' Cup Trip - Mon, 22 Sep 2014 17:48:53 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Advance-deposit wagering company Xpressbet is offering customers the chance to win a VIP trip to the Breeders' Cup at Santa Anita Park to make a $10,000 win bet on the Xpressbet Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I).
  • Stopshoppingdebbie to Start in LA Woman - Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:27:42 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Stopshoppingdebbie, Northwest Farm's undefeated homebred daughter of Curlin, will make her first start outside Washington state when she goes postward in the LA Woman Stakes (gr. III) at Santa Anita Park on Oct. 4.
  • Goldencents to Remain in California - Mon, 22 Sep 2014 15:22:25 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - After working on the grass Sept. 20, Goldencents' trip to Keeneland to face Wise Dan in the Shadwell Turf Mile (gr. IT) Oct. 4 has been canceled, said majority owner Glenn Sorgenstein.
  • Top Jockey in World's Top Races to be Honored - Mon, 22 Sep 2014 13:40:50 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - The International Federation of Horseracing Authorities, Longines, and the Hong Kong Jockey Club announced Sept. 22 that the jockey with the best performance in the world's highest-rated races will be honored.
  • Los Alamitos Concludes First Fall Meet - Mon, 22 Sep 2014 02:34:49 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - The first fall Thoroughbred meet at Los Alamitos ended Sept. 21 with average daily all-sources handle of $5,768,238 for 11 days, a 26.3% increase over the 13-day meet a year earlier conducted by Barretts at Fairplex Park.
  • Fields Shaping Up for Super Saturday Card - Mon, 22 Sep 2014 00:38:30 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Belmont Park's TVG Super Saturday card Sept. 27 looks to be shaping up as a stellar day of racing with a number of elite runners listed as likely to compete in six graded stakes worth combined purses of $3.4 million.
  • Florida Won Steals Ontario Derby Show - Sun, 21 Sep 2014 23:16:56 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Live Oak Plantation's Florida Won rallied from last and outkicked Canadian classic winner Coltimus Prime in the final sixteenth to win the Ontario Derby Stakes (Can-III) Sept. 21 at Woodbine.