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Australian Top Sire Redoute's Choice Dies at Age 23

7 hours 27 min ago
Arrowfield Stud announced champion sire Redoute's Choice died the morning of March 25 at the farm near Scone in the Hunter Valley.

Works Over, Stage Set for Fasig Tipton Gulfstream Sale

Mon, 2019-03-25 21:13
With a large crowd of buyers, agents, and trainers on hand under sunny skies, The Gulfstream Sale under tack show produced the co-fastest time for an eighth-mile pre-sale work since the sale was moved to Gulfstream five years ago.

Pioneerof the Nile Legacy Lives On at Gulfstream Sale

Mon, 2019-03-25 21:13
Two colts by the late Pioneerof the Nile are entered in The Gulfstream Sale, Fasig-Tipton's selected 2-year-olds in training sale held March 27.

Group Celebrates Legacy of Secretariat, Meadow Stable

Mon, 2019-03-25 21:13
Secretariat Heritage Center has plans to elevate the current Secretariat tour program and its existing historic assets to a national heritage tourism destination and educational center.

By My Standards Makes Believer of His Buyer

Mon, 2019-03-25 21:13
By My Standards earned a spot in the May 4 Run for the Roses, collecting 100 points on the Road to the Kentucky Derby for owner Chester Thomas and trainer Bret Calhoun in the March 23 Louisiana Derby (G2) at Fair Grounds.

Radio, Television Schedule for Florida Derby Week

Mon, 2019-03-25 21:13
A full rundown of horse racing television and radio for Florida Derby and Dubai World Cup Weekend.

Kentucky Downs Race Selected for BC Challenge Series

Mon, 2019-03-25 21:13
The $700,000, grade 3 Kentucky Downs Turf Sprint has been selected for the 2019 Breeders' Cup Challenge Series, providing Kentucky Downs its first "Win and You're In" race as a launching pad to horse racing's global championships.

By My Standards Joins NTRA Top 3-Year-Old Poll Top 10

Mon, 2019-03-25 21:13
An upset result in the Louisiana Derby (G2) allowed By My Standards to crash the top 10, while Game Winner strengthened his position atop the National Thoroughbred Racing Association Top 3-Year-Old Poll this week. 

British Columbia HBPA Secretary-Treasurer Yates Dies

Mon, 2019-03-25 21:13
Richard Yates, who worked in an industry initiative to help stabilize the racing industry in British Columbia, died March 22.

Trainer James Compton Earns Milestone 1,000th Win

Mon, 2019-03-25 21:13
Nebraska-based trainer James R. Compton won his 1,000th race March 24 when Rulethenight pulled clear in a six-furlong claiming event at Fonner Park.

Gunmetal Gray's Surgery Successful, Outlook Unknown

Mon, 2019-03-25 21:13
Surgery to repair a condylar fracture that sidelined top 3-year-old Gunmetal Gray went smoothly but the horse's prognosis for returning to competition is a long way from certain.

'Solid and Consistent' Idaho Retired to Beeches Stud

Mon, 2019-03-25 21:13
Idaho, the 6-year-old flag bearer for Aidan O'Brien over the past four seasons, has been retired from racing and will stand under the Coolmore National Hunt banner at Beeches Stud in County Waterford.

Keeneland April Sale Catalog Available Online

Mon, 2019-03-25 21:13
Keeneland has cataloged 81 horses of racing age as part of its April 2-Year-Olds in Training and Horses of Racing Age Sale, to be held April 9 at 2 p.m. ET.

Sale Companies Ban Off-Label Use of Bisphosphonates

Mon, 2019-03-25 21:13
The three auction houses will allow buyers to test horses younger than 4 and rescind the sale if there's a positive. The policy begins July 1.

New York Horsemen Call for Improved Backstretch Housing

Mon, 2019-03-25 21:13
At its March 25 meeting, the gaming commission adopted a new regulation without comment, aimed specifically at backstretch housing at NYRA tracks, which has nearly 2,300 beds at its tracks for backstretch workers.

Grayson-Jockey Club Receives Funding for Eight Projects

Mon, 2019-03-25 21:13
The board of directors of Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation announced March 25 that it has authorized expenditure of $1,338,858 to fund eight new projects at seven universities.

Almond Eye Prepares for 4-Year-Old Debut in Dubai

Mon, 2019-03-25 21:13
Almond Eye trotted 800 meters then cantered another 1,400 meters over the Meydan dirt at 5 a.m. before schooling in the gate.

Cutting Humor Scores Big In Sunland Park Derby

Mon, 2019-03-25 09:13
Starlight Racing's Cutting Humor put himself on the map March 24 with a win over favorite Mucho Gusto in the $800,000 Sunland Park Derby (G3) at Sunland Park. 

Chasing Yesterday Runs to Her Odds in Sunland Park Oaks

Sun, 2019-03-24 21:13
Showing the class of her pedigree, Chasing Yesterday once again proved the betting public correct as she broke slow in the March 24 Sunland Park Oaks but was able to make up ground, take over the lead, and pull away to a 1 1/4-length victory.

Scat Daddy Colt Takes Down Japan Grade 1

Sun, 2019-03-24 21:13
Mr Melody, a 4-year-old Scat Daddy colt stepping into the top level for just the second time, found a seam between horses midstretch and went on to win the Takamatsunomiya Kinen (G1) by a half-length March 24 at Chukyo Racecourse.