USA Horse Racing News

 

  • Jockey Rosie Napravnik Announces Retirement - Sat, 01 Nov 2014 00:12:44 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Moments after piloting Untapable to victory in the Oct. 31 Longines Breeders' Cup Distaff (gr. I) at Santa Anita Park, jockey Rosie Napravnik announced her plan to retire from riding races.
  • Untapable Powers to Breeders' Cup Distaff Win - Sat, 01 Nov 2014 00:02:32 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Untapable put the finishing touches on her 3-year-old filly championship campaign when she won the $2 million Longines Breeders' Cup Distaff (gr. I) in a driving finish Oct. 31 at Santa Anita Park.
  • Goldencents Posts Repeat in Dirt Mile - Fri, 31 Oct 2014 22:29:45 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - After flying through a half mile in :44.80, Goldencents dug deep to hold off a determined Tapiture in the stretch to win the $1 million Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (gr. I), successfully defending his 2013 win in the race.
  • Hootenanny Rallies to Win Juvenile Turf - Fri, 31 Oct 2014 21:52:12 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Hootenanny, a Quality Road colt owned by the connections of Coolmore Stud, wore down pacesetter Luck of the Kitten to win the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf (gr. IT) at Santa Anita Park Oct. 31.
  • Chitu Makes Quick Work of Damascus Rivals - Fri, 31 Oct 2014 21:43:00 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Tanma Corp.'s speedy Chitu won nearly gate to wire in a $100,000 Damascus Stakes that came up deep in talent Oct. 31 at Santa Anita Park. The field included six graded stakes winners.
  • My Fiona Rides Rail to Golden State Victory - Fri, 31 Oct 2014 21:06:29 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Favored My Fiona, patiently handled by Rafael Bejarano, swept home along the rail to capture the $200,000 Golden State Juvenile Fillies in a Breeders' Cup prelim at Santa Anita Park Oct. 31.
  • Hearing Set on Instant Racing Trial Date - Fri, 31 Oct 2014 20:40:01 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - A judge in Frankfort, Ky., is to take up when to set a trial over the issue of Instant Racing at racetracks.
  • Long On Value's Late Run Lands Twilight Derby - Fri, 31 Oct 2014 20:33:19 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Wachtel Stable and George Kerr's aptly named Long On Value ran down game front-runner Sawyer's Hill to take the $200,000 Twilight Derby (gr. IIT) Oct. 31 at Santa Anita Park.
  • Patient Cary Street Wins Las Vegas Marathon - Fri, 31 Oct 2014 20:09:31 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Last the first time past the wire, Cary Street was first when it counted, taking the $200,000 Las Vegas Marathon (gr. II) easily over favored Irish Surf at Santa Anita Park Oct. 31.
  • Moore: 'If it Rains, I hope it Rains Hard' - Fri, 31 Oct 2014 20:04:43 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Dennis Moore, the track superintendent at Santa Anita Park said it is "pretty definitive" that the Southern California will get overnight rain.
  • 2013 Cup Generated $64.9M for Los Angeles - Fri, 31 Oct 2014 18:46:07 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - The 2013 Breeders' Cup World Championships at Santa Anita Park generated $64.9 million in direct and indirect economic benefits for Los Angeles County, according to an impact study by Tourism Economics.
  • Haskin's Saturday Longshot Plays - Fri, 31 Oct 2014 18:25:27 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - If you think Friday's four-race mini Breeders' Cup card was confusing wait until you get a load of Saturday's races.
  • BC Hoping Full Fields Carry Handle Numbers - Fri, 31 Oct 2014 18:14:06 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - After a 10.49% increase in total pari-mutuel handle in 2013 compared with 2012, Breeders' Cup officials are hoping for more gains this year. But they'll have to come in another year of depressed wagering.
  • Ageless Getting Chance Over Downhill Course - Fri, 31 Oct 2014 18:06:15 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Trainer Arnaud Delacour will get his opportunity to see if the mare Ageless has an affinity for the Santa Anita Park downhill turf course in the Turf Sprint (gr. T).
  • No Nay Never to Coolmore After BC Turf Sprint - Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:34:31 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - No Nay Never, a course record setter at Royal Ascot as a juvenile, will be retired after his scheduled start in the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (gr. IT) Nov. 1 at Santa Anita Park to stand in 2015 at Coolmore Stud in Ireland.
  • TimeformUS Breeders' Cup Preview: Classic - Fri, 31 Oct 2014 17:16:18 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Timeform US Breeders' Cup Preview: Will Shared Belief Remain Undefeated?
  • Quiet Morning for Breeders' Cup Day 1 - Fri, 31 Oct 2014 15:38:42 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - It was the proverbial calm before the storm at Santa Anita Park the morning of Friday, Oct. 31, as the Southern California track prepared for the first of two Breeders' Cup World Championships cards.
  • Bob Neumeier Hospitalized After a Stroke - Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:38:07 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Boston sports broadcaster and longtime racing analyst Bob Neumeier was hospitalized Oct. 29 after reportedy suffering a stroke, according to the Boston Globe.
  • Brown Brings Talent Times Two Into F&M Turf - Fri, 31 Oct 2014 14:15:46 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Two of America's best chances to wrest the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Turf (gr. IT) from the firm grip of European challengers both reside in trainer Chad Brown's barn.
  • For Joe Rocco Jr., It's All About the Horse - Fri, 31 Oct 2014 00:29:20 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Joe Rocco Jr. has found that one drawback in being a jockey is that he doesn't spend as much time with the horses as he would like.