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Curlin's Approval Heads Princess Rooney

4 hours 7 min ago
The 4-year-old daughter of Curlin seeks a return to form in the $250,000 Princess Rooney (G2) July 1 on Gulfstream's Summit of Speed card.

Delta Bluesman Aims to Repeat in Smile Sprint

5 hours 23 min ago
Veteran graded stakes winners Delta Bluesman and Awesome Banner, who each also have a history of success at Gulfstream Park, return to the South Florida track July 1 intent on getting back to their winning ways in the Smile Sprint Stakes (G3).

Holy Helena Favored for Queen's Plate

5 hours 29 min ago
Stronach Stables' Holy Helena, a daughter of Ghostzapper and winner of the June 11 Woodbine Oaks Presented by Budweiser, is the 3-1 morning-line choice for the July 2 Queen's Plate at Woodbine.

Lights of Medina Leads Pletcher Trio in Mother Goose

6 hours 16 min ago
Lights of Medina will look to build off her promising graded stakes debut as part of a field of seven 3-year-old fillies all seeking their first graded score in the $250,000 Mother Goose Stakes (G2) at Belmont Park July 1.

Archarcharch, Tizway to South Korea

8 hours 59 min ago
Both grade 1 winners stood at Spendthrift Farm, which has retained the first right of refusal if the new owner ever sells the stallions. They will be returned to the U.S. at the conclusion of their breeding careers.

Fasig-Tipton Horses of Racing Age Sale Offers Diversity

9 hours 18 min ago
A diverse group of 106 horses have been cataloged so far for the Fasig-Tipton selected horses of racing age sale that takes place July 10 in Lexington. The sale at the Newtown Paddocks begins at 5 p.m. (EDT).

Obituary: Jack Arterburn Spent Life in Racing

9 hours 44 min ago
Jack Arterburn, a retired Northern California-based trainer who initially competed as a jockey for nearly 30 years, died May 31 at his home in Woodside, Calif.

Hong Kong Announces Awards Finalists

9 hours 50 min ago
The Champion Awards Judging Panel has elected the final nominees for The Hong Kong Jockey Club Champion Awards 2016/2017.

Supreme Court to Consider N.J. Sports Gambling Case

9 hours 59 min ago
On June 27 New Jersey found out its sports gambling case will be heard by the Supreme Court, which should provide the final word on a significant legal challenge to the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992.

Mott Set for Queen's Plate Debut With Channel Maker

10 hours 12 min ago
Mott is looking to complete a first-out trifecta of Woodbine's three top races after winning the 1985 Canadian International with Lassigny and the inaugural Woodbine Mile with Geri in 1997.

Three Trustees Named to National Museum of Racing Board

12 hours 10 min ago
Jimmy Bell, Christopher Boehning, and G.D. Hieronymus join the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame board of trustees.

Three Trustees Named to National Museum Board

12 hours 10 min ago
Jimmy Bell, Christopher Boehning, and G.D. Hieronymus join the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame board of trustees.

Better Talk Now Euthanized at Age 18

12 hours 35 min ago
Herringswell Stables announced June 28 that five-time grade 1 winner Better Talk Now was euthanized late June 27 at New Bolton Center due to complications from colic surgery. The dark bay gelded son of Talkin Man was 18.

Copper Bullet Out to Build Reputation in Bashford Manor

Tue, 2017-06-27 16:39
Just how far ahead of the curve Copper Bullet is will get a litmus test June 30 when the bay colt breaks from post 5 for the $100,000 Bashford Manor Stakes (G3) on the closing night of the Churchill Downs spring/summer meeting. 

After 26 Stakes Wins, Fan Favorite Ben's Cat Retired

Tue, 2017-06-27 16:04
For King Leatherbury, the final stakes win of Ben's Cat will always be the memory that's front and center; the day Ben's Cat seemingly did the impossible.

Conrad Bandoroff Joins Denali Stud

Tue, 2017-06-27 13:45
Godolphin Flying Start graduate joins family business

New York Discusses Race-Day Lasix Rules

Tue, 2017-06-27 12:05
With one regulator openly worrying that the racing industry is "breeding bleeders," the New York State Gaming Commission is moving to take a fresh look at possible new rules governing the future use of furosemide.

'Free Fridays' at National Museum of Racing

Tue, 2017-06-27 10:05
The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame will be offering free admission each Friday from 2 p.m. to close through the end of the year, compliments of Embrace The Race.

Date Set for 2017 Maryland Million Day

Tue, 2017-06-27 09:51
Jim McKay Maryland Million Day is set for October 21 at Laurel Park. Celebrated as "Maryland's Day at the Races," the event showcases Maryland's Thoroughbred industry.

XBTV Earns Three Telly Awards for Coverage of Pegasus

Mon, 2017-06-26 16:16
XBTV, The Stronach Group’s digital horse racing and handicapping network, received three honors at the 38th annual Telly Awards for its coverage of the Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes (G1) which took place Saturday, Jan. 28 at Gulfstream Park.