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Strickland, Beirne Join SIS Content Services

Wed, 2022-06-29 04:43
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.

Graded Stakes Winner Mustanfar Dies at 21

Tue, 2022-06-28 04:39
Multiple graded stakes winner Mustanfar was humanely euthanized June 27 at Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Ky. He was 21.

Baltas Gets Continuance For Drug Violation Hearing

Tue, 2022-06-28 04:39
Trainer Richard Baltas will have his hearing July 31 at Del Mar, according to his attorney Darrell Vienna.

Thomas R. "Tommy" Bell Jr. Dies at 93

Tue, 2022-06-28 04:39
Trainer of Kentucky Derby second Rumbo, Bell conditioned several stakes winners and was a longtime successful bloodstock agent.

Bourbon Therapy is First Winner for Free Drop Billy

Tue, 2022-06-28 04:39
The colt won his third start gate to wire by 1 1/2 lengths.

French Derby Winner Vadeni Enters Coral-Eclipse Line Up

Tue, 2022-06-28 04:39
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.

Alvarado Suspended, Miller Faces Additional Fine

Tue, 2022-06-28 04:39
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, Ola Perfecta Earn Berths to the Breeders' Cup

Tue, 2022-06-28 04:39
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.

Honorees Announced for Racing Hall of Fame

Tue, 2022-06-28 04:39
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.

'Stars at The Spa' Set to Debut at 2022 Saratoga Meet

Tue, 2022-06-28 04:39
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.

1996 Queen's Plate Winner Victor Cooley Euthanized

Tue, 2022-06-28 04:39
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 to Shift Training Focus

Tue, 2022-06-28 04:39
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.

Conquest Farenheit Sires First Winner

Tue, 2022-06-28 04:39
Rose Girl became a winner in her second start June 26 at Los Alamitos Race Course.

Former Drag Racer Jordan Finding Rush With Horse Racing

Tue, 2022-06-28 04:39
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.

Australian Stallion Not A Single Doubt Dies at 21

Tue, 2022-06-28 04:39
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 Another Winner for Dream of Summer

Tue, 2022-06-28 04:39
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.

Godolphin Flying Start Graduates Class of 2022

Tue, 2022-06-28 04:39
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.

Bella Sofia's Connections Find Strength in Numbers

Mon, 2022-06-27 04:35
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 the First Winner for Always Dreaming

Mon, 2022-06-27 04:35
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 Just Four Wins Shy of Belmont Spring Meet Record

Mon, 2022-06-27 04:35
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.