Skip to:

Blood-Horse

Subscribe to Blood-Horse feed
Headlines and features from the Thoroughbred industry
Updated: 22 hours 9 min ago

Alva Starr Turns Tables on Vahva in Madison

Sun, 2024-04-07 10:06
Agenging a prior loss to Vahva in the Raven Run Stakes (G2) last fall at Keeneland, Alva Starr turned the tables on that rival by outlasting her in the $600,000 Madison Stakes (G1) April 6 at the Lexington track.

Where's My Ring Finds Victory for First Time in Gazelle

Sun, 2024-04-07 10:06
Where's My Ring is a maiden no more after a commanding victory in the $200,000 Gazelle Stakes (G3) April 6 at Aqueduct Racetrack.

A Doppelganger for Russell, Post Time Wins Carter

Sun, 2024-04-07 10:06
The $279,000 Carter Stakes (G2) was a doppelganger for trainer Brittany Russell. Sort of. Later on the card Reasoned Analysis captured the Bay Shore Stakes at 15-1 for Klaravich Stables.

Manaal Closes Late for Sires' Produce Victory

Sun, 2024-04-07 10:06
Young stallion Tassort's outstanding start to his stud career received group 1 affirmation when Emirates Park's exciting homebred Manaal flew home to win a thrilling Sires' Produce Stakes (G1) at Randwick April 6.

Endlessly Works; 'All Options Open,' Including KY Derby

Sun, 2024-04-07 10:06
Amerman Racing's Jeff Ruby Steaks (G3) winner Endlessly returned to the work tab for the first time since his convincing victory two weeks ago at Turfway Park with an easy half-mile move in :49 3/5 April 6 at Churchill Downs.

Under Tack Show for OBS Spring Sale Set for April 7-13

Sat, 2024-04-06 10:06
The under tack show for the Ocala Breeders' Sales 2024 Spring Sale of 2-Year-Olds in Training begins Sunday, April 7, and continues through Saturday, April 13.

Whisper Hill Farm's Leslie's Rose Upsets Ashland Stakes

Sat, 2024-04-06 10:06
Whisper Hill Farm's Leslie's Rose, a daughter of Into Mischief, captures the $600,000 Ashland Stakes (G1) at 9-1 and earns 100 points toward qualifying for the Kentucky Oaks (G1). Mandy Pope bought the filly for $1.15M as a yearling.

Neat Takes Transylvania Stakes With Gutsy Rail Move

Sat, 2024-04-06 10:06
Longtime Midwest owner-trainer Doug Anderson bought a residence in Lexington two weeks ago for his eventual retirement. He says his star sprinter, Glengarry, who he co-owns with Aaron Kennedy and Toby Joseph, is helping pay for the place.

Stewart Doubles Down on Vow to Buy Winx Foal

Sat, 2024-04-06 10:06
John Stewart has doubled down on his vow to buy the first foal of Australia's generational mare Winx, pledging to go as high as AU$9 million (US$5,923,000) to purchase the daughter of Pierro.

Quality Lineup Assembled for Tatts Ireland Breeze-Up

Sat, 2024-04-06 10:06
The catalog for the Tattersalls Ireland Breeze-Up Sale is online and features a number of siblings to high-class performers, as well as progeny out of black-type mares.

Arbitrator Imposes Major Sanctions on Trainer Ruiz

Sat, 2024-04-06 10:06
In a decision that backs HISA and its enforcement arm, an arbitrator has imposed significant sanctions on Southern California-based trainer Lorenzo Ruiz over the finding of a banned substance in three horses as well as aggravating circumstances.

Japan's Classics Season Kicks off with the Oka Sho

Sat, 2024-04-06 10:06
The Japanese classics season kicks off April 7 at Hanshin Racecourse with that country's 2-year-old filly champion of 2023, Ascoli Piceno, defending her perfect record in a full field in the Oka Sho (Japanese One Thousand Guineas, G1).

First Quarter Wagering, Race Days Both Decline

Sat, 2024-04-06 10:06
Although total wagering increased by 1% in March, the total wagering on U.S. races through the first three months of 2024 was down 4% at $$2,590,112,041 compared to the $2,699,177,001 amassed in the first quarter of 2023.

Queen Mary Winner Crimson Advocate Returns in Limestone

Sat, 2024-04-06 10:06
Crimson Advocate, who traveled abroad to defeat 25 rivals in the Queen Mary Stakes (G2) last summer at Royal Ascot, kicks off her 3-year-old season in the $250,000 Limestone Stakes April 12 at Keeneland.

CARF Formalizes Advisory Committee, Appoints Members

Sat, 2024-04-06 10:06
A Northern California Racing Affairs Advisory Committee that has existed informally since the announcement that Golden Gate Fields would close has been formally recognized by a vote of the California Authority of Racing Fairs board of directors.

Catching Freedom Begins Breezing For Kentucky Derby

Sat, 2024-04-06 10:06
Albaugh Family Stables' Louisiana Derby (G2) winner Catching Freedom began his workout preparations for the 150th running of the $5 million Kentucky Derby (G1) May 4 with a half-mile move in :48 2/5 April 5 at Churchill Downs.

Pletcher Secures Stay of 14-Day Suspension in New York

Fri, 2024-04-05 10:06
A judge in New York granted a temporary restraining order preventing imposition of a 14-day suspension against trainer Todd Pletcher for an alleged medication infraction almost two years ago.

Johannes Wins American Impressively in 4YO Debut

Fri, 2024-04-05 10:06
Johannes stamped himself as a horse to watch in the turf mile division with an explosive win in the $100,000 American Stakes (G3) at Santa Anita April 4.

Nadette Last to First in Wilshire for First U.S. Win

Fri, 2024-04-05 10:06
Team Valor International's Nadette (FR) displayed a flashy turn of foot as she skimmed the rail to go last to first in the $100,000 Wilshire Stakes (G3T) at Santa Anita Park April 4.

Stallion Owner Hopes Free Seasons Aid Calif. Breeders

Fri, 2024-04-05 10:06
Trainer and owner/breeder Eddie Rich is offering free seasons to his grade 1-winning stallion Finnegans Wake, who stands at Hunter Stallion Station.

Pages