Headlines and features from the Thoroughbred industry
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SIS has announced two key appointments, with Brenda Strickland and Sean Beirne joining the company’s SIS Content Services Inc. U.S. subsidiary business as regulatory and business affairs manager and U.S. commercial manager, respectively.
Multiple graded stakes winner Mustanfar was humanely euthanized June 27 at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Ky. He was 21.
Trainer Richard Baltas will have his hearing July 31 at Del Mar, according to his attorney Darrell Vienna.
Trainer of Kentucky Derby second Rumbo, Bell conditioned several stakes winners and was a longtime successful bloodstock agent.
The colt won his third start gate to wire by 1 1/2 lengths.
Qatar Prix du Jockey Club (G1) winner Vadeni has been added to a potentially star-studded line-up for the Coral-Eclipse Stakes (G1) at Sandown and is one of five group 1 winners to go forward after Monday's confirmation and supplementary stages.
California trainer Ruben Alvarado was suspended 14 days for violating the state's program trainer rule. His violation is related to a suspension and fine levied on trainer Peter Miller June 4.
Nautilus, winner of the Grande Premio Brasil (G1) and Ola Perfecta, winner of the Gran Premio Pamplona, both earned automatic berths to the Breeders' Cup following their June 26 victories.
Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino will induct two highly accomplished horsemen into its Racing Hall of Fame on Saturday, July 9, 2022. The two honorees are Jockey Stormy Smith and Owner and Breeder H. Allen Poindexter.
The New York Racing Association (NYRA), will welcome several sports and television celebrities to Saratoga Race Course to meet with fans during the brand-new "Stars at the Spa" entertainment series set to debut during the 2022 summer meet.
Victor Cooley, Canada's 1996 champion 3-year-old male and Queen's Plate winner, was euthanized June 27 at Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retirement farm based in Georgetown, KY, where he has been pensioned since 2014. The gelding was 29.
WinStar Farm announced June 27 that it will move toward being a private training facility for its horses, led by trainer Rodolphe Brisset. Past trainer Destin Heath has departed the farm and looks to hang his shingle in Lexington.
Rose Girl became a winner in her second start June 26 at Los Alamitos Race Course.
Texas resident Landon Jordan dove into ownership by buying 2-year-olds at auction in 2021. He has a filly and sale-topper named Free Drop Maddy heading to the $150,000 Texas Thoroughbred Association Futurity July 17 at Lone Star Park.
The extraordinary life of one of Australia's most successful and best-loved stallions has ended with the death of Not A Single Doubt at Arrowfield Stud, June 27.
Summer Promise, a $500,000 yearling purchase out of multiple graded stakes producer Dream of Summer, won her 2-year-old debut June 25. Two days prior Kaleem Shah's Arman, a $600,000 2-year-old purchase also won his debut.
The 2022 Godolphin Flying Start graduation took place at Kildangan Stud in Ireland, June 24th. Many guests attended who all have supported the Flying Start trainees throughout their two years on the program.
The numbers game has proven to be a defining element of a storybook venture for the connections of the grade 1-winning filly sprinter Bella Sofia.
Mardukas, sent off at odds of 44-1, brought home a victory in his second start June 26 in a maiden special weight race at Churchill Downs, becoming the first winner for Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Always Dreaming.
Brown is just four wins shy of David Jacobson's record 44 wins at the 2013 Belmont spring/summer meet, which was accomplished with 168 starters across a 56-day meet.