USA Horse Racing News

 

  • Ocho Ocho Ocho Cashes Jackpot, Now 3-for-3 - Sun, 23 Nov 2014 02:34:37 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Undefeated Ocho Ocho Ocho, one of several Southern California shippers in the field, outfought Mr. Z through the drive to capture the $1 million Delta Downs Jackpot (gr. III) by a nose at Delta Downs Racetrack Nov. 22.
  • Three Hearts Breaks Through in Red Carpet - Sun, 23 Nov 2014 01:34:08 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Making her first start for Neil Drysdale, Three Hearts took the lead in the stretch at odds of 29-1 and proved too tough while holding off Lady of Gold in the $100,000 Red Carpet Handicap (gr. IIIT) Nov. 22 at Del Mar.
  • Sunbean in Hand for Easy Delta Mile Victory - Sun, 23 Nov 2014 01:11:20 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Brittlyn Stables' Sunbean rallied smartly off the turn and romped away to an eye-catching victory in the $250,000 Delta Mile Stakes Nov. 22 at Delta Downs Racetrack, Casino & Hotel.
  • Cardinal Handicap Falls to Strike Charmer - Sun, 23 Nov 2014 01:11:00 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Courtlandt Farms' homebred Strike Charmer broke through at the graded level with a good rally Nov. 22, claiming the $119,700 Cardinal Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Churchill Downs.
  • Take Charge Brandi Takes Down Delta Princess - Sat, 22 Nov 2014 22:26:16 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Proving her Nov. 1 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I) victory was no fluke, Willis Horton's Take Charge Brandi returned Nov. 22 to claim the $400,000 Delta Downs Princess Stakes (gr. III) as the favorite at Delta Downs.
  • Lubash Looks Like a Million in Tropical Turf - Sat, 22 Nov 2014 22:05:50 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Lubash became a millionaire after taking the $100,000 Tropical Turf Handicap (gr. IIIT) from Gulfstream Park West by a half-length over Reporting Star on turf rated good Nov. 22.
  • Daring Kathy Takes My Charmer Wire to Wire - Sat, 22 Nov 2014 21:59:19 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Daring Kathy picked up her first graded stakes score with a solid wire-to-wire effort Nov. 22, taking the $115,000 My Charmer Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Gulfstream Park West.
  • Mahoning Valley Opens Inaugural Meet Nov. 24 - Sat, 22 Nov 2014 21:08:44 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Racecourse kicks off its inaugural racing season Monday, Nov. 24, with an eight-race program that begins at 12:45 p.m. EST.
  • Honor Code Inhales Allowance Foes in Return - Sat, 22 Nov 2014 20:58:04 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Honor Code returned a winner following a layoff of more than eight months Nov. 22 at Aqueduct Racetrack, rallying from sixth at mid-stretch to score impressively while in hand for jockey Javier Castellano.
  • Captain Serious on Toes for Fall Highweight - Sat, 22 Nov 2014 20:44:43 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Named after Chicago Blackhawks captain Jonathan Toews, Captain Serious looks to stuff his competition in the $300,000 Fall Highweight Handicap (gr. III) Nov. 27 at Aqueduct Racetrack.
  • Elite Belle, Magnifisio Win in Australia - Sat, 22 Nov 2014 20:42:36 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Jockey William Pike skillfully guided Elite Belle through opponents in the stretch, where she caught the leader in the final 100 meters and won the Aus$1 million Railway Stakes (Aus-I) Nov. 22 at Ascot in Perth, Australia.
  • Sinatra Leaving Parx to Take MJC Position - Sat, 22 Nov 2014 19:16:56 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Sal Sinatra, director of racing at Parx Racing in Pennsylvania, is leaving to take the position of vice president and general manager of the Maryland Jockey Club, which is owned by The Stronach Group.
  • Ben's Cat Faces Tough Task in Fabulous Strike - Sat, 22 Nov 2014 00:29:23 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - If the amazing Ben's Cat is going to make it back-to-back victories in the $200,000 Fabulous Strike Handicap on Thanksgiving Eve at Penn National, he'll will have to defeat one of the toughest fields he has faced recently.
  • Cigar Mile Stakes Card Fields Taking Shape - Fri, 21 Nov 2014 20:53:59 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Fields are taking shape for the Nov. 29 Cigar Mile (gr. I) stakes program at Aqueduct Racetrack, featuring four graded events worth a combined $1.7 million.
  • Suffolk Eyes Simulcast License for Next Year - Fri, 21 Nov 2014 20:50:09 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Suffolk Downs, which ended live racing for good earlier in the fall and laid off the majority of the track's remaining employees on Nov. 20 is now investigating ways to remain open as a simulcast-only facility in 2015.
  • Indiana Reports Multiple Medication Sanctions - Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:48:38 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - After eliminating a backlog of drug testing samples from Thoroughbred races, the Indiana Horse Racing Commission announced a long list of sanctions levied against trainers from Aug. 1 through the end of October.
  • Broadcaster Edwards to Emcee Eclipse Awards - Fri, 21 Nov 2014 18:13:40 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Jeannine Edwards, a sports broadcaster for ESPN and ABC, will host the Eclipse Awards presentations Jan. 17 at Gulfstream Park Racing & Casino in Hallandale Beach, Fla.
  • Monmouth, Atlantic City Granted 2015 Dates - Fri, 21 Nov 2014 15:28:38 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - The 2015 Thoroughbred racing season in New Jersey will again begin at Atlantic City Race Course, according to schedules approved Nov. 20 by the New Jersey Racing Commission.
  • Moore, Ortiz Line Up for HK Jockey Battle - Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:54:51 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Ryan Moore, currently topping the Longines World's Best Jockey rankings, heads the list of riders invited for the Dec. 10 Longines International Jockeys' Championship at Happy Valley in Hong Kong.
  • Indiana Grand Approved for 120 Dates in 2015 - Fri, 21 Nov 2014 14:43:22 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Indiana Grand Race Course will offer 120 programs of Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse racing in 2015 under a schedule approved Nov. 17 by the Indiana Horse Racing Commission.