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Champion Stormy Liberal Arrives at Old Friends

Tue, 2020-02-11 20:22
Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retirement Facility based in Georgetown, Ky., announced Feb. 11 the arrival of multiple graded stakes winner and two-time Breeders' Cup winner Stormy Liberal.

Classic Format to Remain After Resurgent Inglis Opener

Tue, 2020-02-11 20:22
The format of this year's Inglis Classic Yearling Sale, a condensed three-day auction consisting of 613 Book 1 horses, is set to be replicated in 2021 after the company's season opener was deemed a success by the management.

Silver Dust Faces Stiffer Competition in Mineshaft

Tue, 2020-02-11 20:22
A month after beating five foes in the $100,000 Louisiana Stakes (G3) Jan. 18, Silver Dust races for double the purse and faces double the competition when matched against 10 rivals in the $200,000 Mineshaft Stakes (G3) at Fair Grounds Feb. 15.

Andrew Cary Launches Cary Bloodstock

Tue, 2020-02-11 20:22
Cary Bloodstock will offer a full complement of bloodstock services, including buying and selling horses of all ages, mating analysis, and portfolio management.

Date Set for 2020 Round Table Conference

Tue, 2020-02-11 20:22
Annual event will be held Aug. 16 in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

British Idiom to Start Year in Rachel Alexandra

Tue, 2020-02-11 20:22
With a Breeders' Cup victory and an Eclipse Award to boot, British Idiom is set to make her 3-year-old debut Feb. 15 in the $300,000 Rachel Alexandra Stakes (G2) at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots.

Gouverneur Morris Set for 2020 Debut at Tampa Bay Downs

Tue, 2020-02-11 20:22
It looks like Triple Crown hopeful Gouverneur Morris will be returning to the races a little sooner than expected.

Enforceable, Anneau d'Or Top Risen Star Divisions

Tue, 2020-02-11 20:22
The decision by Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots to spilt this year's renewal of the Feb.15 $400,000 Risen Star Stakes will double the chances for connections of rising 3-year-olds hoping to earn coveted Derby points.

Steady Trade Bolsters Start of Winter Mixed Sale

Tue, 2020-02-11 08:22
Though the majority of hips perceived as the high-quality offerings are scheduled for Day 2 of the Fasig-Tipton Winter Mixed Sale, the Feb. 10 opening session ended with steady action that is expected to rise the following day.

Indiana Derby Headlines Indiana Grand 2020 Schedule

Mon, 2020-02-10 20:14
A total of 37 Thoroughbred stakes with purses in excess of a record $4.65 million will be offered during the upcoming 2020 racing season at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino.

Over Emphasize Tops First Session of Winter Mixed Sale

Mon, 2020-02-10 20:14
Eight horses brought six figures during the Feb. 10 opening session of the Fasig-Tipton Winter Mixed Sale, with Over Emphasize proving to be a standout and topping Monday's session at $150,000.

Deep Field Colt Tops Day 2 of Inglis Classic Sale

Mon, 2020-02-10 20:14
The progeny of Deep Field came to the fore in a strong second day of trade at the Inglis Classic Yearling Sale Feb. 10, with a colt by the emerging Newgate Farm-based stallion becoming the highest-priced lot of the auction so far.

Dam of Bayern, Alittlebitearly Dies After Foaling

Mon, 2020-02-10 20:14
Alittlebitearly died at Helen Alexander's Middlebrook Farm after producing a healthy filly by 2015 champion juvenile and Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1) winner Nyquist.  

T.I.P. Announces Shows, Awards, Ambassadors for 2020

Mon, 2020-02-10 20:14
The Jockey Club Thoroughbred Incentive Program announced Feb. 10 that it has approved nearly 7,000 awards and classes at more than 1,400 shows in 41 states and six Canadian provinces in 2020.

McGaughey Suspended for Medication Violation in Ohio

Mon, 2020-02-10 20:14
Following a ruling from the Ohio State Racing Commission, trainer Shug McGaughey is serving a 15-day suspension for a medication violation that occurred at Belterra Casino Resort in Ohio on Sept. 9 of last year. 

Laurel Park to Host 86th Fair Hill Races in May

Mon, 2020-02-10 20:14
The Cecil County Breeders' Fair and Fair Hill Foundation today announced the 86th Fair Hill Races will take place on Saturday, May 23, 2020 at Laurel Park.

Venetian Harbor Family Pride of Colts Neck Stables

Mon, 2020-02-10 08:14
Richard Santulli's Colts Neck Stables has some dozen mares in partnership with Ashview Farm and a handful of his own he boards there. Multiple stakes-placed Sounds of the City, the dam of Venetian Harbor, is one of them.

Goldsmith Earns 2020 National Horseplayers Championship

Mon, 2020-02-10 08:14
One week after watching his San Francisco 49ers come up short to the Kansas City Chiefs in the Super Bowl, Thomas Goldsmith would not be denied in the 2020 edition of the NTRA National Horseplayers Championship at Bally's Las Vegas.

Nadal Scores Big in San Vicente at Santa Anita

Mon, 2020-02-10 08:14
Just 21 days after breaking his maiden on debut, 3-year-old Nadal made a triumphant return to the Santa Anita Park dirt Feb. 9 with a strong victory in the $200,500 San Vicente Stakes (G2).

By My Standards Successful in 2020 Debut

Mon, 2020-02-10 08:14
Unraced since the May 4 Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1), By My Standards made a successful 4-year-old debut Feb. 9 in an optional claiming allowance race at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots.