USA Horse Racing News

 

  • Pletcher Pair Heads Turn Back the Alarm - Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:15:39 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Todd Pletcher appears to hold a strong hand in the $200,000 Turn Back the Alarm Handicap (gr. III) at Belmont Park Oct. 26 with the duo of Teen Pauline and Dame Dorothy, who are both riding three-racing winning streaks.
  • Churchill Downs Fall Meet Begins Oct. 26 - Fri, 24 Oct 2014 00:03:28 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Cooler temperatures and the leaves changing colors signify the return of live horse racing to the Louisville area as Churchill Downs, the historic home of the Kentucky Derby, opens for its 125th fall meet Sunday, Oct. 26.
  • Stevens Says He'll Ride in Breeders' Cup - Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:49:31 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens, a 10-time Breeders Cup winner, will be riding in this year's event at Santa Anita Park, exactly 14 weeks to the day after undergoing total knee replacement surgery July 25.
  • Longines Named Official Breeders' Cup Partner - Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:15:24 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Famous Swiss watchmaker Longines has become an official partner of the 2014 Breeders' Cup World Championships, which take place Oct. 31 and Nov. 1 at Santa Anita Park, it was announced Oct. 23.
  • Breeders' Cup 'The Works' Returns to TVG - Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:09:51 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Horse racing network TVG begins its week-long Breeders' Cup programming Saturday, Oct. 25, with the return of "The Works--Breeders' Cup 2014."
  • Mott's BC Fillies are Close to His Heart - Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:38:40 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Although the Hall of Fame trainer is closely associated with the legendary Cigar, he has always had that 'je ne sais quoi' with the fillies, including Breeders' Cup contenders Emollient and Close Hatches.
  • Handle Down at Challenged Delaware Park Meet - Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:29:00 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Delaware Park officials reported a decline in pari-mutuel handle for the 2014 racing season that ended Oct. 22 but said they will continue to explore ways to strengthen the product in a gambling-congested Mid-Atlantic region.
  • Canterbury Requests 70 Racing Dates for 2015 - Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:47:45 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Canterbury Park Oct. submitted a request to the Minnesota Racing Commission for a 70-day live racing season in 2015 Oct. 23, up two days from this year. If approved, the meet would be the longest since 1992.
  • BC Challenge a Lucrative Entry for Starters - Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:24:07 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Now in its eighth year, the Breeders' Cup Challenge provides automatic bids to horses that win top stakes in the U.S. and throughout the world that correspond with one of the 13 Breeders' Cup World Championships races.
  • Can Calculator Figure in BC Juvenile? - Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:13:53 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Calculator lacks the high profile of several of his foes in the Sentient Jet Breeders' Cup Juvenile, but he is an improving colt who is far better than his maiden status would have one believe.
  • Breeders' Cup Features 201 Pre-Entered Horses - Thu, 23 Oct 2014 01:35:45 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - The Breeders' Cup unveiled its pre-entrants for the 31st World Championships the morning of Oct. 22 at Santa Anita Park, with 201 horses named for the 13-race festival Friday and Saturday, Oct. 31 and Nov. 1.
  • Queen's Plate Winner Lexie Lou in Autumn Miss - Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:30:15 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Southern California race fans will get a rare look at a Queen's Plate winner when Lexie Lou takes on a full field of 3-year-old fillies in the $100,000 Autumn Miss Stakes (gr. IIIT) Oct. 25 on the Santa Anita turf.
  • Romansh Tries One Turn in Bold Ruler - Wed, 22 Oct 2014 23:44:07 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - The $200,000 Bold Ruler Handicap (gr. III) at Belmont Park Oct. 25 drew a classy, competitive field of seven, headed by proven graded stakes horses Romansh, River Rocks, and Salutos Amigos.
  • Keeneland-Based Horses are BC Bound - Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:25:15 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Of 201 horses pre-entered to the Oct. 31-Nov. 1 Breeders' Cup World Championships at Santa Anita Park, 38 raced or trained at Keeneland in September or October.
  • Dimension Looking to Improve in Turf Sprint - Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:36:14 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Speedy Dimension will be seeking his second stakes win in a row at 6 1/2 furlongs on grass when he lines up in the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (gr. IT) at Santa Anita Park Nov. 1.
  • Sherman Sees California Chrome Bouncing Back - Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:57:06 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - While California Chrome's lone start since the Triple Crown didn't go as planned, trainer Art Sherman likes what he sees since his dual classic winner has arrived back at his Los Alamitos Race Course base.
  • Brothers Inducted to Louisiana Sports HOF - Wed, 22 Oct 2014 18:07:56 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Frank Brothers was a Thoroughbred trainer for nearly four decades, saddling 2,359 winners at a 22% rate, with half of his 10,440 starters finishing in the money while earning $48.9 million in purse money since 1974.
  • Departing Heads Hagyard Fayette Field - Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:39:14 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - Claiborne Farm and Adele Dilschneider's Departing headlines a field of eight horses entered for the $200,000 Hagyard Fayette (gr. II) to be run Oct. 25, closing day of the fall meet at Keeneland.
  • Tampa Bay Releases 2014-15 Stakes Schedule - Wed, 22 Oct 2014 16:24:37 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - The 35th renewal of the $350,000 Tampa Bay Derby (gr. II) for 3-year-olds highlights a 2014-2015 Tampa Bay Downs stakes schedule offering $2.66 million in purse money.
  • Top 3-Year-Olds Abound in BC Classic - Wed, 22 Oct 2014 15:47:07 +0000 - Thoroughbred Racing | BloodHorse.com - A wide-open field of 15 has been pre-entered is this year's Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I), headed by a powerful 3-year-old group.