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Jury Duty Courts Second Straight Grand National Score

8 hours 55 min ago
Returning for a second bite of the Grand National largesse is Sideways Syndicate's Jury Duty (IRE), who won last year's race by 3 1/4 lengths for top Irish trainer Gordon Elliott.

Owner Bob Edwards Reflects on Tattersalls Trip

8 hours 55 min ago
Bob Edwards and bloodstock agent Mike Ryan were part of an American armada that journeyed to Newmarket, England, for the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale and had a profound impact on Book One of the famed United Kingdom auction.

Myers Tiger Becomes First Winner for Pataky Kid

Tue, 2019-10-15 23:22
Myers Tiger became the first winner for freshman sire Pataky Kid when she soared clear of eight rivals by as many lengths Oct. 15 in a $34,000 maiden special weight for state-bred fillies at Indiana Grand Race Course.

No Nay Never Colt Tops Magic Millions 2-Year-Old Sale

Tue, 2019-10-15 23:22
Two-year-old was purchased for US$355,493 by Ardross Bloodstock.

Claiborne Sets Demarchelier's Fee at $5,000

Tue, 2019-10-15 23:22
Claiborne Farm announced Oct. 15 that the 2020 stud fee for their new stallion Demarchelier (GB) will be set at $5,000 LFSN.

Practical Joke's Progeny Shine at Saratoga Fall Sale

Tue, 2019-10-15 23:22
Foals from the first crop of Practical Joke were in demand during Fasig-Tipton's The Saratoga Fall Sale as the two top-priced offerings were weanlings sired by the Ashford Stud stallion.

Into Mischief Heads Spendthrift Lineup for 2020 Season

Tue, 2019-10-15 23:22
Spendthrift Farm announced stud fees Oct. 15 for most of its 24 stallions for the 2020 breeding season, anchored by Into Mischief, the leading sire in North America, who is already booked full at a fee of $175,000.

Archipenko Colt Tops Tattersalls Book 2 Second Session

Tue, 2019-10-15 23:22
Mick Kinane's purchase of a well-related son of Archipenko (Lot 910) for US$562,343 on behalf of the Hong Kong Jockey Club proved the high point of a solid second session of Book 2 of the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale in Newmarket Oct. 15.

Billy Badgett New Florida HBPA Executive Director

Tue, 2019-10-15 23:22
The Florida Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association has tabbed veteran trainer and racing executive William 'Billy' Badgett to fill the group's vacant position of executive director.

Texas 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale Set For March 31

Tue, 2019-10-15 23:22
The 2020 Texas 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale has been scheduled for March 31 at Lone Star Park. The auction is a joint venture by the Texas Thoroughbred Association and Lone Star Park.

Shotgun Kowboy Aims at Fourth Oklahoma Classics Cup Win

Tue, 2019-10-15 23:22
It's been six months since millionaire Shotgun Kowboy last raced, but the 7-year-old gelding will be back on his home track at Remington Park Oct. 18 as he tries to defend his title in the $175,000 Oklahoma Classics Cup Stakes.

Group 1 Winner Kutub Dies at 22

Tue, 2019-10-15 23:22
Son of In The Wings died due to infirmities of old age

Bayakoa Stakes Returns at Los Al, Futurity Purse Drops

Tue, 2019-10-15 23:22
The return of the $100,000 Bayakoa Stakes (G3) and a $100,000 purse reduction to the Los Alamitos CashCall Futurity (G2) are the key changes to the Los Alamitos stakes schedule for its eight-day winter Thoroughbred meet Dec. 5-15.

Medaglia d'Oro Tops 2020 Roster at Darley America

Tue, 2019-10-15 23:22
Darley America announced its 2020 stud fees Oct. 15, topped by Medaglia d'Oro, whose stud fee remains unchanged at $200,000. Second highest behind Medaglia d'Oro, Street Sense's fee will be $75,000 in 2020.

Keeneland Supplements Notable Names to November Sale

Tue, 2019-10-15 23:22
Keeneland announced Oct. 15 that several prominent broodmares, graded stakes-winning fillies and horses of racing age have been supplemented to its November Breeding Stock Sale, to be held Nov. 6-17.

Whitney Legacy Hard to Miss in Keeneland's Valley View

Tue, 2019-10-15 23:22
Hard Legacy and jockey Julien Leparoux will again carry the iconic Eton blue and brown silks of Marylou Whitney—who died July 19 at age 93—when the filly faces an overflow cast in the Oct. 18 Pin Oak Valley View Stakes (G3T) at Keeneland.

Eight Supplemented to Fasig-Tipton November Sale

Tue, 2019-10-15 23:22
Fasig-Tipton has added eight supplemental entries to its upcoming November Sale, scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 5, in Lexington.

Enable to Race in 2020 With Third Arc Victory the Aim

Tue, 2019-10-15 23:22
Juddmonte's homebred superstar Enable will race as a 6-year-old in 2020, her connections revealed Oct. 15. The John Gosden trainee concluded her 2019 campaign with a game second Oct. 6 in pursuit of her third Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (G1) win.

Atreides Sold to Stand at River Oaks Farm

Tue, 2019-10-15 23:22
Atreides has been sold to continue his career at River Oaks Farm in Oklahoma in a deal brokered by Chad Schumer of Schumer Bloodstock.

Hamilton to Head IFHA Gene Doping Control Subcommittee

Tue, 2019-10-15 11:21
Following a meeting of the IFHA executive council, IFHA chairman Louis Romanet announced the appointment of a new chairman of the Gene Doping Control subcommittee of the advisory council on Equine Prohibited Substances and Practices.