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Stone Age to Skip Coral-Eclipse, Goes in Belmont Derby

Thu, 2022-06-30 04:47
The 3-year-old challenge in the Coral-Eclipse (G1) has been weakened after trainer Aidan O'Brien said Stone Age will skip the Sandown spectacular in favor of the Belmont Derby Invitational Stakes (G1T) at Belmont Park July 9.

F-T July Selected Horses of All Ages Catalog Now Online

Thu, 2022-06-30 04:47
Fasig-Tipton has cataloged 183 main catalog entries for its July Selected Horses of All Ages Sale, to be held Monday, July 11, at the Newtown Paddocks in Lexington, beginning at 3:00 p.m.

Study Links Gene to Soundness in Racehorses

Thu, 2022-06-30 04:47
The results of an inbreeding study of around 6,000 Thoroughbreds show a strong correlation between inbreeding and horses that never start in a race. It also identified a link to a gene related to bone development in those horses that never raced.

American Pharoah, Justify Not Shuttling This Year

Thu, 2022-06-30 04:47
Coolmore's U.S. Triple Crown winners Justify and American Pharoah will not return to Australia this breeding season with the stallions both rested from shuttle duties.

Rodriguez Wins 11 Races to Earn Jockey of the Week

Thu, 2022-06-30 04:47
Mid-Atlantic rider Jaime Rodriguez led the nation in wins last week posting 11 wins from 25 mounts earning Jockey of the Week. The award is voted on by a panel of racing experts, and honors jockeys who are members of the Jockeys’ Guild.

Flightline Soars in First BC Classic Rankings

Thu, 2022-06-30 04:47
Undefeated Flightline is the No. 1 rated horse following the first week of tabulated votes for the 2022 Longines Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1) Rankings. These rankings are a weekly rating of the top 10 horses in contention for the Breeders' Cup.

CBA Announces Summer Deal or No Deal Event

Wed, 2022-06-29 04:43
The series aims to provide educational opportunities ahead of yearling sales in a Q & A format with industry professionals who share their experiences with veterinary findings in young horses

Wow Whata Summer Heats Up Kent Stakes

Wed, 2022-06-29 04:43
Jeremy Brooks' Wow Whata Summer will attempt to prove that his recent upset victory versus graded competition was not a fluke when he meets seven rivals in the $200,000 Kent Stakes (G3T) at Delaware Park July 2.

Tawny Port's Lineage Sets a High Standard

Wed, 2022-06-29 04:43
Porter on Pedigree

Horse Racing Betting Market Author Ziemba Dies at 80

Wed, 2022-06-29 04:43
Horse racing and betting markets author William "Bill" Ziemba died June 22 at his home in Vancouver, B.C. He was 79.

Economical Approach Brings Robertson Big Dividends

Wed, 2022-06-29 04:43
MarketWatch Interview: Hugh Robertson

Churchill Scraps Turf Use for Remaining Spring Stakes

Wed, 2022-06-29 04:43
Churchill Downs announced June 28 that four planned stakes races would be moved from the track's grass course, which a Churchill release said needs "more time for the new root system to continue to develop."

Ohio Freshman National Flag Sires First Winner

Wed, 2022-06-29 04:43
WinBlaze's homebred Excitement won at first asking June 28 at JACK Thistledown.

Fishman Sentencing Postponement Denied by Judge

Wed, 2022-06-29 04:43
A fourth delay of the sentencing date for Seth Fishman was denied by Judge Mary Kay Vyskocil, setting up his next court appearance for July 11.

Iowa Senator Questions FTC, HISA Over Implementation

Wed, 2022-06-29 04:43
Seven-term Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa sent a June 27 letter to the FTC and HISA seeking answers to questions about their inability to meet the "statutorily mandated deadline" of July 1 for certain elements of the federal HISA program.

Seven Quality Wildcards Added to Tattersalls July Sale

Wed, 2022-06-29 04:43
Seven wildcards have been added to the Tattersalls July Sale, which takes place July 6-8. Five of the additional lots will be offered on the opening day, with the others selling July 8. 

Deauville Date for Australia's Darling Verry Elleegant

Wed, 2022-06-29 04:43
Star import Verry Elleegant could head to Deauville for her first racecourse assignment in Europe, with trainer Francis Graffard set to run last year's Lexus Melbourne Cup (G1) heroine over a mile.

Maylin: Medina Spirit's KY Derby Participation 'Folly'

Wed, 2022-06-29 04:43
Dr. George Maylin, who reported he found elements of the cream Otomax in post-race samples from Medina Spirit, said during a June 10 deposition it was folly to allow the horse to run in the Kentucky Derby (G1).

Tattersalls Ascot July Sale Catalog Now Online

Wed, 2022-06-29 04:43
The initial entries for the Tattersalls Ascot July Sale, which takes place July 12, is now online. The catalog currently numbers 93 initial lots.

Nearly 40,000 Registered as July 1 HISA Date Nears 

Wed, 2022-06-29 04:43
Thoroughbred racing participants and administrators are preparing for the implementation of the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Act, which will take place July 1 when the Racetrack Safety Program goes into effect. 

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