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Ward, Jimenez, Ramseys Win Turfway Meet Titles

Fri, 2020-03-27 02:23
The last race on what became the last day of the Turfway Park 2020 winter/spring meet and the last at the existing facility put Wesley Ward alone at the top of the standings for his fourth leading trainer title at the Northern Kentucky track.

Belmont Community COVID-19 Positives Rise to Six

Fri, 2020-03-27 02:23
Since an initial positive was reported March 19, five additional individuals from 585 residing at the track in Elmont, N.Y., have tested positive for the novel coronavirus. Two are recovering off the property, while four are in quarantine at Belmont.

Zoffany to Shuttle to Haras Firmamento in Argentina

Fri, 2020-03-27 02:23
Zoffany will shuttle from Ireland to Argentina for the Southern Hemisphere breeding season later this year after Haras Firmamento reached an agreement with Coolmore for the leading sire's services.

Danon Pharaoh Returns in Japan's Road to the KY Derby

Fri, 2020-03-27 02:23
Danon Pharaoh returns to Japan's Road to the Kentucky Derby series in the March 28 Fukuryu Stakes at Nakayama Racecourse following a two-race absence.

Video: Fasig-Tipton's Browning Addresses Sale Changes

Fri, 2020-03-27 02:23
Fasig-Tipton president Boyd Browning Jr. addressed the auction house's short-term plan for upcoming sales in a video released March 26.

Small Fine Wraps Up Motion's Important Regulatory Case

Fri, 2020-03-27 02:23
The connections had been fighting the relatively minor offense on principle and initially secured a big victory in Franklin Circuit Court when Judge Thomas Wingate overturned the commission's ruling and sanctions.

Grants Pass Downs in Oregon Cancels Spring Meet

Fri, 2020-03-27 02:23
Grants Pass Downs has made the decision to cancel the upcoming spring race meet, which was scheduled to begin on May 10, due to health and safety concerns surrounding the COVID-19 outbreak.

Gordon Wins Lawsuit Against Irish Trainers' Association

Fri, 2020-03-27 02:23
The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board's head of security Chris Gordon won his defamation case by unanimous verdict March 25 against the Irish Racehorse Trainers Association in the High Court.

American Horses Return from Dubai to the U.S.

Fri, 2020-03-27 02:23
A large group of American horses in Dubai, many of whom had been pointed toward races on the March 28 Dubai World Cup Sponsored by Emirates Airline (G1) card before Meydan's COVID-19-related cancellation last week, are headed home.

Arrowfield Pulls Draft from Inglis Easter Online Sale

Fri, 2020-03-27 02:23
Arrowfield Stud made the stunning decision to withdraw its entire draft from the Inglis Australian Easter Yearling Sale March 26 and will instead sell by private treaty in response to the auction being forced to go solely online.

Silks Maker Switches to Surgical Masks

Fri, 2020-03-27 02:23
Bloodline Products, a maker of jockey silks, is changing leads, hoping to make 100,000+ surgical masks to assist with the COVID-19 pandemic.

COVID-19 Impact Costing Racing Millions of Dollars

Thu, 2020-03-26 14:23
It's clear the COVID-19 outbreak is taking a significant economic toll on the sport of horse racing.

Keeneland September Sale Could Start Earlier

Thu, 2020-03-26 14:23
In this year of change as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, there is a possibility the Keeneland September Yearling Sale will be moved to begin earlier to coincide with the rescheduled Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1).

Jockey Castellano Tests Positive for COVID-19

Thu, 2020-03-26 14:23
Hall of Fame jockey Javier Castellano has tested positive for COVID-19, agent John Panagot said on Twitter March 26. He is the first major U.S. rider to announce the contraction of the virus.

Tonalist's Shape Puts Record on the Line

Thu, 2020-03-26 14:23
If Tonalist’s Shape is to become just the second filly to sweep Gulfstream Park’s trio of graded races for 3-year-old fillies on the Longines Kentucky Oaks (G1) trail, following Glitter Woman in 1997, she will have to earn it.

Where to Tune In on Florida Derby Weekend

Thu, 2020-03-26 14:23
A guide to this week's radio and television coverage of racing.

Take a Virtual Tour of Claiborne Farm's Foaling Barn

Thu, 2020-03-26 14:23
Behind the scenes with Kentucky horse farms in cooperation with Visit Horse Country.

Silks Maker Switching to Surgical Masks

Thu, 2020-03-26 14:23
Bloodline Products, a maker of jockey silks, is changing leads, hoping to make 100,000+ surgical masks to assist with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Zulu Alpha Heads Field of 10 for Pan American

Thu, 2020-03-26 14:23
Zulu Alpha, originally pointing to the Old Forrester (G1T) on the Kentucky Derby undercard May 2, will instead contest 1 1/2 miles March 28 in the $200,000 Kitten's Joy Pan American Stakes (G2T) at Gulfstream Park.

Jockey Club Foundation to Offer COVID-19 Relief

Thu, 2020-03-26 14:23
The Jockey Club Safety Net Foundation is calling for donations to assist backstretch workers affected by the COVID-19 outbreak across the United States. All donations to the foundation will be designated for COVID-19 relief until further notice.

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