USA Horse Racing News

 

  • Hoppertunity, Constitution Head Clark - Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:34:51 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Many count the two top 3-year-olds in the field of nine among those who could have made some noise before heading to the sidelines earlier this season.
  • American Pharoah Touted in Derby Future Wager - Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:25:42 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - In the first 2015 Kentucky Derby Future Wager, set to open a three-day run of betting Nov. 28, two-time grade I winner American Pharoah is the top individual morning-line choice at odds of 12-1.
  • Penn National Postpones Big Wednesday Card - Tue, 25 Nov 2014 17:46:41 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - The threat of a Thanksgiving Eve holiday snowstorm set to hit the mid-Atlantic region has forced the postponement of the Wednesday, Nov. 26 Holiday Racing Festival card at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course.
  • Indiana Trainer Facing Three-Year Suspension - Tue, 25 Nov 2014 16:33:29 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - The Indiana Horse Racing Commission's executive director is recommending a three-year suspension of trainer Mike Norris for allegedly administering drugs on race day at least five times this spring at Indiana Grand.
  • Voting Open for Secretariat Vox Populi Award - Tue, 25 Nov 2014 15:00:07 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - For the third time, two-time Horse of the Year Wise Dan is among six horses on the ballot for this year's Secretariat Vox Populi Award.
  • Sweeping New Drug Rules Approved in New York - Tue, 25 Nov 2014 02:14:14 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Rules were designed to protect the integrity of pari-mutuel wagering and horses' health.
  • NEHBPA Files Application to Operate Suffolk - Mon, 24 Nov 2014 22:27:18 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - The New England affiliate of the Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association took one more important step toward the restoration of live racing at Suffolk Downs in 2015 by filing a supplemental application Nov. 24.
  • Hoppertunity Gets Churchill Chance in Clark - Mon, 24 Nov 2014 19:56:59 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Rebel Stakes winner Hoppertunity will try the Clark Handicap in his second race off a layoff to allow healing of a quarter crack and the removal of an ankle chip.
  • Easter Gift Takes Unusual Path Back to Clark - Mon, 24 Nov 2014 02:42:17 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - When Easter Gift finished a solid third to eventual 3-year-old champion Will Take Charge and Game On Dude in last year's Clark Handicap (gr. I), trainer Chad Brown was hoping that big things could be on the horizon.
  • Big Macher Shows Star Quality in Cary Grant - Mon, 24 Nov 2014 01:57:03 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Rebounding from a troubled effort in the Xpressbet Breeders' Cup Sprint (gr. I), favored Big Macher outfought a determined Rousing Sermon to score a game neck victory in the $100,000 Cary Grant Stakes Nov. 23 at Del Mar.
  • Tom's Tribute Tops Talented Seabiscuit Cast - Mon, 24 Nov 2014 01:38:39 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Tom's Tribute, whose past two starts at Del Mar produced victories in the Eddie Read Stakes (gr. IT) and Del Mar Mile Handicap (gr. IIT), heads a staunch field of 10 expected for the grade II Seabiscuit Handicap Nov. 28.
  • Don't Tell Sophia Leads Falls City Handicap - Sun, 23 Nov 2014 23:34:12 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Phil Sims and Jerry Namy's Don't Tell Sophia heads a field of 10 older fillies and mares for the 99th running of the Falls City Handicap (gr. II) Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 27, at Churchill Downs.
  • Calgary Cat Sizzles in Kennedy Road Triumph - Sun, 23 Nov 2014 22:39:28 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Favored Calgary Cat made a strong case for a Sovereign Award as Canada's top sprinter Nov. 23 with a dazzling finish in the $184,471 Kennedy Road Stakes (Can-II) at Woodbine.
  • Shipper Holiday Star Faces 10 in Turf Cup - Sun, 23 Nov 2014 22:03:27 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Sycamore Stakes (gr. IIIT) winner Holiday Star, in the best form of his career, ships in from Maryland for trainer Graham Motion to test the firm turf at Del Mar in the $250,000 Hollywood Turf Cup (gr. IIT) Thanksgiving Day.
  • Hushion Seeks 'Wand for Princess Violet - Sun, 23 Nov 2014 21:38:33 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Filly named for trainer's granddaughter looks for graded breakthrough Nov. 28 at Aqueduct.
  • Hollywood Derby Likely After Chrome's Workout - Sun, 23 Nov 2014 20:53:23 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - California Chrome had his first breeze over the turf at Del Mar, after which trainer Art Sherman told reporters he would enter the dual classic winner in the $300,000 Hollywood Derby (gr. IT) Nov. 29.
  • Danon Shark Wins Mile Championship Thriller - Sun, 23 Nov 2014 20:33:28 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Danon Shark came out on top in the Mile Championship Nov. 23 at Kyoto, earning his first group I win in stakes record time after a tooth-and-nail stretch battle with Fiero.
  • 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.