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New York Change Would Relax Claiming Price Rule

Mon, 2018-09-24 18:11
State regulators in New York are moving to relax rules regarding claiming races established in the wake of the high-profile rash of equine deaths during the 2012 Aqueduct winter meet.

Abel Tasman Top Female in Latest NTRA Poll

Mon, 2018-09-24 18:11
Following Monomoy Girl's Cotillion Stakes (G1) Sept. 22 at Parx Racing, where she finished first but was disqualified to second behind Midnight Bisou, Abel Tasman moved into the best spot of any female in the NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll.

Champion Good Magic Retired to Hill 'n' Dale Farms

Mon, 2018-09-24 18:11
The son of Curlin was the 2017 champion 2-year-old and a grade 1 winner at 3. The colt, bred by Stonestreet Thoroughbred Holdings, is out of the Hard Spun stakes winner Glinda the Good.

Rivals No MATCH for Jessica Krupnick

Mon, 2018-09-24 18:11
One week after taking the lead in the race for the 2018 Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred Championship Series overall championship, Sycamore Racing V's Jessica Krupnick held off challenges by three horses in three different divisions to secure the title.

T.I.P. Announces Non-Competition Award Winners

Mon, 2018-09-24 18:11
The Jockey Club Thoroughbred Incentive Program (T.I.P.) today announced the recipients of its two non-competition awards, the T.I.P. Thoroughbred of the Year Award and the T.I.P. Young Rider of the Year Award, for 2018.

Catalog Online for Barretts Fall Sale

Mon, 2018-09-24 18:11
Barretts has cataloged 286 entries for its Fall Yearling and Horses of All Ages Sale to be held Tuesday, October 16 at Fairplex in Pomona, California.

Yulong Warrior Wins First U.S. Stakes in Getaway Day

Mon, 2018-09-24 06:11
Yuesheng Zhang's well-traveled Yulong Warrior has raced on three continents in his 10-race career and has now won stakes on two after his score in the $100,000 Getaway Day Stakes Sept. 23 at Emerald Downs.

Top Sale Sires: Uncle Mo by Gross, War Front by Average

Mon, 2018-09-24 06:11
Ashford Stud's Uncle Mo, whose fourth crop is on the track this year, held on to the lead with total sales of $22,392,000 for 65 sold of 87 offered.

Heriberto Figueroa Wins Riding Title at Los Alamitos

Mon, 2018-09-24 06:11
Apprentice jockey Heriberto Figueroa earned his second consecutive riding title at Los Alamitos Race Course, while Bob Baffert and Peter Miller shared training-title honors as the Los Angeles County Fair meet concluded Sept. 23.

Keeneland Closes Yearling Sale With Strong Gains

Mon, 2018-09-24 06:11
Keeneland brought down the curtain on its marathon September Yearling Sale Sept. 23 with impressive increases in gross and average, while the median declined from last year's record level.

Union Strike Seals the Deal in Gallant Bloom

Mon, 2018-09-24 06:11
A trip to the winner's circle has been long overdue for grade 1 winner Union Strike, who finally broke her five-race losing streak Sept. 23 in the $300,000 Gallant Bloom Stakes (G2) over 6 1/2 furlongs at Belmont Park. 

Lookin for Eight Upsets Durham Cup at Woodbine

Mon, 2018-09-24 06:11
Lookin for Eight ran away with the $125,000 Durham Cup Stakes (G3) at Woodbine Sept. 23 to win the first stakes of his career as a 4-year-old.

Albie First Winner for Freshman Sire Alpha

Sun, 2018-09-23 18:07
In his debut effort, Albie took a $62,000 maiden special weight race restricted to New York-bred 2-year-olds at Belmont Park Sept. 23 to become the first winner for freshman sire Alpha.

Justify's Stud Fee Set at $150,000 for 2019

Sun, 2018-09-23 18:07
Triple Crown winner Justify will stand for $150,000 during his first breeding season at Ashford Stud in Versailles, Ky., Coolmore America announced Sept. 23.

Breeders' Cup Classic Bid an Option for Roaring Lion

Sun, 2018-09-23 18:07
The Breeders' Cup Classic (G1), run on dirt at Churchill Downs Nov. 3, is an option for Roaring Lion, trainer John Gosden revealed Sept. 23.

WV-Bred Late Night Pow Wow Wins Charles Town Oaks

Sun, 2018-09-23 06:07
The $300,000 Charles Town Oaks (G3) went to the home team Sept. 22, as West Virginia-bred and West Virginia-trained Late Night Pow Wow found just enough to edge 42-1 longshot Chauncey by a neck at the wire.

Galilean Wins Barretts Juvenile in Debut

Sun, 2018-09-23 06:07
West Point Thoroughbreds, Denise Barker, and William Sandbrook's Galilean very much looked like a first-time starter in the Los Alamitos Race Course stretch Sept. 22, but despite some greenness, the Uncle Mo colt's talent prevailed.

Patternrecognition Wins Kelso in Stakes Debut

Sun, 2018-09-23 06:07
In his first stakes start Klaravich Stables and William Lawrence's Patternrecognition looked like a seasoned pro.

Switzerland Flashes Speed in De Francis Memorial Dash

Sun, 2018-09-23 06:07
Woodford Racing's Switzerland left no room for error when he outpaced his competition to win the $250,000 Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash (G3) Sept. 22 at Laurel Park. 

Godolphin Star Mares Sent to Galileo Revealed

Sun, 2018-09-23 06:07
Coolmore also sent mares to Godolphin sire Dubawi

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