Headlines and features from the Thoroughbred industry
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Maryland-rooted Sagamore Farm is keeping a focus on its home state with an entry Sept. 21 at Laurel Park, where He Hate Me runs in the $250,000 Xpressbet Frank J. De Francis Memorial Dash (G3).
Lexington was experiencing a damp September just one year ago with a record 10.42 inches of rainfall, but the weather in Horse Country has done a complete 180 this year.
Lord of Greatness, an 18-time winner, has been sold and relocated to Wind N' Spring Farm near Charles Town, W.Va., for the 2020 breeding season, where he will stand for a private fee.
Test Stakes (G1) winner Covfefe tops a compact field of six 3-year-old fillies in Saturday's $125,000 Dogwood Stakes—the featured event on an 11-race program at Churchill Downs, as she preps for the Breeders' Cup World Championships.
Horse welfare and public perception will be the main focus of International Conference of Horseracing Authorities, organized by the International Federation of Horseracing Authorities, Oct. 7 in Paris.
In conjunction with Tom Hall's Look Back feature in BloodHorse Daily, BloodHorse.com each Thursday presents historic race stories from the pages of the magazine.
In an hour and a half discussion that launched the University of Louisville's Equine Industry Program speaker series Sept. 18, a pair of racing surface experts and a track executive applauded the racing industry's recent commitment to horse safety.
After dominating other New York-bred fillies in her four starts on dirt, Newly Minted is entered in graded stakes company for the first time Sept. 21 in the $300,000 Charles Town Oaks (G3) at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races.
Without Catholic Boy, seven horses were entered in the Kelso Handicap (G2), but one of them is cross-entered in another stakes Saturday and another can top that by being in the entries for three races.
Back from injury, grade 1 winner Glorious Empire (IRE) is entered for his season debut Sept. 21 in the $200,000 Baltimore/Washington International Turf Cup Stakes (G3T) on the turf at Laurel Park.
Indiana Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association will host its final "Grand Experience" of 2019 at Indiana Grand Sept. 21.
Two siblings competing on the same card is rare enough. Rarer still, two entered in major stakes, but that is the case at Parx Racing Sept. 21 when full siblings Diamond King and Bellafina compete as part of the Pennsylvania Derby (G1) card.
Continued political unrest in Hong Kong caused concerns for patron safety
The New York Racing Association is filing a request with the New York State Gaming Commission seeking approval to scrap plans to shift the final three weeks of the Belmont Park meet to Aqueduct Racetrack.
Fair Hill Training Center will host retired racehorses Sept. 20 for the 2019 Fair Hill Thoroughbred Show (FHTS).
The the Saddle and Sirloin Club, which is comprised of the national livestock industry's most honored and distinguished figures, will induct its newest member, Mr. Robert (Bob) Hall Jr. Sunday, Nov. 17.
Multiple grade 1 winner Catholic Boy has a slight rear suspensory issue that will prevent the 4-year-old stallion prospect from running Sept. 21 in the $300,000 Kelso Handicap at Belmont Park.
Mia Mischief, who became Into Mischief's first grade 1-winning daughter with a win in this year's Humana Distaff Stakes (G1), will be offered by ELiTE Sales Nov. 4 at The November Sale.
The Hong Kong Jockey Club canceled its popular night racing at Happy Valley Sept. 18.
Zeke suffered a catastrophic pelvic injury Sept. 16 while working on training track.