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Federal Bills Aim to Increase Industry Participation

1 hour 3 min ago
U.S. Rep. Andy Barr, a Kentucky Republican and chairman of the Congressional Horse Caucus, introduced three bills March 30 that would make simple tax code reforms designed to encourage greater investment and participation in the horse industry.  

Baffert Could Send Three to Santa Anita Derby

1 hour 49 min ago
With undefeated Mastery sidelined after an injury following the San Felipe Stakes (G2), Bob Baffert will go to his bench in quest of victory in the $1 million Santa Anita Derby (G1) April 8.

Averill's R Angel Katelyn Set for Florida Cup Day

1 hour 55 min ago
A number of top products of Florida's breeding industry will be on display for the 14th renewal of the Florida Cup April 2 at Tampa Bay Downs, an afternoon that will feature six $100,000 stakes restricted to Florida-breds.

Del Mar Altering Main Track Banking and Grading

2 hours 25 min ago
Under the guidance of its new director of track maintenance, Dennis Moore, Del Mar has started a process to modify its main track to replicate the banking and grading of its sister track to the north, Santa Anita Park.

Zimmer Relocated to Poplar Creek in Ohio

2 hours 29 min ago
Stakes-placed son of Empire Maker will stand for $1,500.

Olorda Brings Back Class to Orchid Stakes

2 hours 35 min ago
Multiple graded stakes winner Olorda will look to call upon her back class against a compact field of four rivals in the $200,000 Orchid Stakes (G3T) at Gulfstream Park April 1.

BC Classic Endgame for Gun Runner in 2017

3 hours 34 min ago
Gun Runner lost the battle to Arrogate in the Dubai World Cup (G1), but connections of the son of Candy Ride are already planning for at least one rematch in the Breeders' Cup Classic (G1) Nov. 4 at Del Mar.

Knee Chip Knocks El Areeb Off Derby Trail

4 hours 14 min ago
M M G Stables' Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1) hopeful El Areeb will miss his scheduled start in the Wood Memorial (G2) as well as the Derby because of a bone chip in his right front knee, trainer Cal Lynch said March 30.

Gregson Foundation, Old Friends 2017 BC Beneficiaries

5 hours 18 min ago
Fans can support these causes and receive a 2017 Maker's Mark® limited-edition commemorative Cigar bottle by making a donation.

Suffolk Downs Sale Approved by Gaming Commission

6 hours 14 min ago
The sale of Suffolk Downs to a major Boston real estate development company was green-lighted by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission at a public hearing March 30, but the deal will not adversely affect the six-day live meet planned for this summer.

Sheikh Mohammed 'Definitely' Plans to Hike DWC Purse

6 hours 29 min ago
In an interview with CNN Sport March 25 at Meydan Racecourse, Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al Maktoum stated his intention to raise the purse of the $10 million Dubai World Cup Sponsored by Emirates Airline (G1).

HRRN Plans Coverage of Florida Derby, Louisiana Derby

7 hours 59 min ago
HRRN Plans Coverage of Florida Derby, Louisiana Derby

First International Aftercare Forum May 17-18

9 hours 2 sec ago
The International Aftercare Forum will be held in conjunction with the Pan American Conference in Washington, D.C.

Churchill Downs Inc. Rejoins NTRA

9 hours 4 min ago
The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced March 30 that Churchill Downs Inc. has rejoined the organization and that Bill Mudd, president and chief operating officer of CDI, has been appointed to the NTRA's Board of Directors. 

Taghleeb Looks For Third Straight Win in Pan American

9 hours 46 min ago
Taghleeb, Sadler's Joy, Reporting Star, and Patterson Cross will continue tangling with one another in long-distance events on the turf when they hook up in the Pan American at Gulfstream Park going 12 furlongs.

Look Back: Searching Finds Victory in 1956 Top Flight

12 hours 42 min ago
Mrs. Ethel D. Jacobs last summer made one of the most fortunate purchases of recent years when she bought from Ogden Phipps a 3-year-old War Admiral filly named Searching.

Average Spikes at Barretts March Sale

Wed, 2017-03-29 20:57
A Kentucky-bred son of Malibu Moon topped the Barretts March select 2-year-olds in training sale at $675,000 March 29 at Del Mar.

Celestine Seeks Honey Fox Repeat

Wed, 2017-03-29 19:30
After dispatching fellow grade 1 winner Catch a Glimpse in her 2017 debut, Moyglare Stud Farm's Celestine will look to continue her roll by defending her title in the $300,000 Honey Fox Stakes (G2T) at Gulfstream Park April 1.

Mott Pondering Royal Ascot for Long On Value

Wed, 2017-03-29 19:15
The Al Quoz Sprint (G1) may not be the last time the son of 2004 Florida Derby (G1) runner-up Value Plus meets the world's top turf sprinters on a straight course. His big performance now opens the door to even more prestigious events.

Dortmund Looks to Regain Form in Santana Mile

Wed, 2017-03-29 18:11
Dortmund looked uncomfortable on the turf in the Frank E. Kilroe Mile (G1T) and never seriously threatened, so he'll go back to the surface where he's won eight races in the $75,000 Santana Mile April 1 at Santa Anita.