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Grade 1-placed stakes winner and freshman sire Twinspired got his first winner Sept. 21 when his daughter Pure Justice broke her maiden by 15 3/4 lengths at Belterra Park.
Proposal would change the time in which a Thoroughbred horse can be treated with electro-medical equipment from 24 hours before the start of a race program to 24 hours before the post time of the treated horse's race.
California Gov. Jerry Brown appointed Fred Maas to the California Horse Racing Board Sept. 21 to fill a vacancy left by previous commissioner Steve Beneto, who resigned from the board in January.
Ruling that an Indiana regulation surrounding claiming races discriminates against out-of-state racetracks, a U.S. District Court Judge Sept. 20 found in favor of plaintiff Jerry Jamgotchian, et al., to end the "claiming jail" practice.
Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots has announced a stakes schedule with 57 stakes worth more than $6.69 million for the 146th Thoroughbred racing season at the New Orleans oval. Opening day is slated for Nov. 18 and will include four overnight stakes.
The Jockey Club reported 21,624 live foals of 2017 being reported to The Jockey Club on Live Foal Reports.
A small but talented quintet will contest the Noble Damsel at a mile over the Widener Turf Course at Belmont Park as Time and Motion, Celestine, and Sassy Little Lila knock heads.
The chances of Winx heading to the United States in 2018 would be remote, but if the unlikely were to happen, the Saratoga Race Course meet might be the best fit.
A look back at steeplechaser Lonesome Glory's fifth Eclipse Award.
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Kaleem Shah's Run Away will make a relatively quick turnaround Sept. 23 for the $100,000 Barretts Juvenile Stakes at Los Alamitos Race Course, while trainer Simon Callaghan still has an eye on the Run Away and Hide colt's future.
An overflow field of three-year-old fillies will take to the gate at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races Sept. 23 in a quest to take home the lion's share of the purse in the $300,000 Charles Town Oaks (G3).
The energy level was high in the back ring at Keeneland Sept. 20 as the marathon September sale rolled through the first session of Book 5.
When the hammer fell at $150,000 for a filly she co-bred, Amy Boulton embraced consignor Pat Costello of Paramount Sales as tears flowed from her eyes.
After a placing in the Forego Stakes (G1) last time out, G M B Racing's Tom's Ready will stretch out to the one-mile distance Sept. 23 in the $300,000 Kelso Handicap (G2) at Belmont Park.
Multiple graded stakes winner Farrell will return to racing action for the first time since she competed in the Longines Kentucky Oaks (G1) more than four months ago when she headlines the $100,000 Dogwood Stakes Sept. 23.
A racy gray/roan filly from the first crop of Hill ‘n’ Dale Farms’ Atreides topped the ninth session of the Keeneland September yearling sale. The filly, Hip 3077, brought $175,000 Sept. 20, the first session of Book 5.
New heights were scaled at this year's Tattersalls Ireland September Yearling Sale, which saw sale records fall over two days of strong and determined bidding.
In recognition of her remarkable contributions to the sport of Thoroughbred racing, the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame has named its Winners of the Triple Crown exhibit in honor of Penny Chenery.
International Bloodstock Agent, James Delahooke has thrown his support behind the efforts of the Water Hay Oats Alliance to ban the use of performance enhancing drugs in U.S. horse racing.