USA Horse Racing News

 

  • Los Alamitos Planning to Add Fairplex Dates - Mon, 21 Apr 2014 23:40:30 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Fairplex Park announced its intention April 21 to transfer its Los Angeles County Fair Thoroughbred racing dates beginning this fall to Los Alamitos Race Course in Orange County.
  • Miami Mile Reinstated to Grade III Status - Mon, 21 Apr 2014 20:43:08 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - The American Graded Stakes Committee has reinstated the grade III status of the 2014 Miami Mile Handicap at Calder.
  • Inimitable Romanee, Romantica Meet in Bewitch - Mon, 21 Apr 2014 19:34:23 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Gallagher's Stud's Inimitable Romanee will look to add a third graded stakes to her record in the $150,000 Bewitch Stakes (gr. IIIT) April 24 at Keeneland.
  • Euphrosyne, Kiss Moon in Oaks Workouts - Mon, 21 Apr 2014 17:42:11 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Euphrosyne and Kiss Moon -- fillies aiming at the Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I) -- went to the track at Churchill Downs April 21 and breezed in preparation for the May 2 filly counterpart to the Kentucky Derby.
  • Baffert Duo Chitu, Bayern in Derby Works - Mon, 21 Apr 2014 14:06:26 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Chitu and Bayern, two possible starters in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands for Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert, breezed a half-mile at Churchill Downs April 21 as they continued preparations for the May 3 race.
  • Derby Contender Tapiture Breezes at Churchill - Mon, 21 Apr 2014 13:25:39 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Tapiture, one of the top contenders for the May 3 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), breezed five furlongs in 1:02 4/5 at Churchill Downs the morning of April 21.
  • Santa Anita Winter Meet Handle Up 4% - Mon, 21 Apr 2014 02:18:11 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Handle from all-sources during Santa Anita Park's winter meet was up 4% when the Arcadia, Calif., track concluded the meet April 20.
  • Champion Filly Beholder Coasts in 2014 Debut - Mon, 21 Apr 2014 00:47:10 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Dual champion filly Beholder coasted to an easy win in her 2014 debut on a hot, sunny Easter Sunday at Santa Anita Park, taking the $75,000 Santa Lucia Stakes from four overmatched rivals.
  • Trainer Jones Continues to Recover From Fall - Sun, 20 Apr 2014 22:44:41 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - An assistant to Larry Jones said April 20 the trainer had shown improvement from injuries he sustained the previous day when thrown from a horse at Delaware Park.
  • Wildcat Red, With Saez, Works at Gulfstream - Sun, 20 Apr 2014 19:04:42 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Wildcat Red, working a half-mile at Gulfstream Park the morning of April 20, was reunited with jockey Luis Saez for the first time since they teamed for a front-running victory in the Besilu Stables Fountain of Youth.
  • Determined Isla Bonita Wins Japanese Guineas - Sun, 20 Apr 2014 18:35:24 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Isla Bonita launched a powerful late rally and won the $2 million Satsuki Sho (Jpn-I, Japanese Two Thousand Guineas) April 20 Nakayama Racecourse.
  • Untapable Breezes at Churchill Downs - Sun, 20 Apr 2014 13:11:01 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Winchell Thoroughbreds' homebred Untapable, likely favorite for the Longines Kentucky Oaks (gr. I), breezed five furlongs in 1:00 under the Twin Spires at Churchill Downs the morning of April 20.
  • Dude! Imperative Shocks Charles Town Classic - Sun, 20 Apr 2014 03:51:55 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Imperative pounced on a softened-up Game On Dude rounding the final turn and proved best in the drive to land a $1 million payday at odds of 26-1 in the Charles Town Classic (gr. II) April 19 at Charles Town Races.
  • 'Bea' Changes Tactics, Captures Sugar Maple - Sun, 20 Apr 2014 03:22:58 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Jim Arrison's Flattering Bea, usually well off the early pace, changed tactics and came away with a neck victory in the $200,000 Sugar Maple Stakes at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races the evening of April 19.
  • Dynamic Impact Nabs 'Hawk in Illinois Derby - Sat, 19 Apr 2014 23:55:21 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Dynamic Impact continued trainer Mark Casse's big spring April 19, edging 2-5 favorite Midnight Hawk by the narrowest of noses in the $500,000 Illinois Derby (gr. II) at Hawthorne Race Course.
  • Kid Cruz Wins Tesio, Enters Preakness Picture - Sat, 19 Apr 2014 23:17:18 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Former claimer Kid Cruz cemented his classic credentials April 19 when posting a dominant victory in the $100,000 Federico Tesio Stakes at Pimlico Race Course.
  • Flashy American Flies to Sixty Sails Score - Sat, 19 Apr 2014 22:56:45 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Favored Flashy American wore down pacesetter Sonja's Angel in deep stretch to register her first graded stakes win in the $150,000 Sixty Sails Handicap (gr. III) April 19 at Hawthorne Racecourse.
  • La Verdad Shows Her Heels in Distaff Handicap - Sat, 19 Apr 2014 22:01:09 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Front-running La Verdad left her rivals behind leaving the turn en route to her initial graded stakes win, a 3 3/4-length romp in the $200,000 Distaff Handicap (gr. II) at Aqueduct Racetrack April 19.
  • Grand Tito Takes Off-the-Turf Miami Mile - Sat, 19 Apr 2014 21:59:25 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Grupo 7C Racing Stable's Grand Tito took charge at the three-sixteenths pole and held off Midnight Cello and Csaba to win the $100,000 Miami Mile Handicap April 19 at Calder Casino & Race Course.
  • Mr Speaker Takes Down Coolmore Lexington - Sat, 19 Apr 2014 21:51:01 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Phipps Stables' homebred Mr Speaker took to the Polytrack like a fish to water April 19, skipping home in the $200,000 Coolmore Lexington Stakes (gr. III) in his first try on the synthetic stuff.