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Jockeys and Jeans Stallions Season Sale Begins Jan. 10

Mon, 2022-11-28 21:17
This is the only Stallion Season Auction that brings together Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse Stallions in one sale, and one in which all proceeds go to help former jockeys who suffered catastrophic, career-ending injuries.

Live Racing Begins Nov. 30 at Turfway Park

Mon, 2022-11-28 21:17
Turfway Park is well known for its horse racing history in Northern Kentucky, and after two years of rebuilding, the track is thrilled to welcome back live racing fans Wednesday, Nov. 30, with the first post time scheduled for 6:15 p.m. ET.

Santa Anita to Continue 'Ship & Win' Program

Mon, 2022-11-28 21:17
With Santa Anita Park's Classic Meet opening day looming Dec. 26, the track will again offer significant bonuses to horsemen bringing out of state horses to run at Santa Anita this winter and spring via a Ship & Win program.

Tourist Relocates to Rockridge Stud for 2023

Mon, 2022-11-28 21:17
Tourist, a grade 1 winning son of Tiznow who earned $2,170,340 and holds the record for the fastest time in the Breeders' Cup Mile (G1), is relocating to Rockridge Stud in Hudson, N.Y., for the 2023 season.

Tattersalls December to Decide Saffron Beach's Fate

Mon, 2022-11-28 21:17
Trainer Jane Chapple-Hyam faces an anxious wait to see whether her stable star and dual grade 1 winner Saffron Beach will fly overseas Dec. 3 with the filly's participation in the Dec. 11 Hong Kong Mile (G1) up in the air.

Forte Top Singular Choice in Second Derby Future Wager

Mon, 2022-11-28 21:17
With the Kentucky Derby (G1) still 23 weeks away, the pari-mutuel field of "All Other Colts and Geldings from the 2020 Foal Crop" closed as the odds-on 4-5 favorite in Pool 2 of the Kentucky Derby Future Wager.

Defunded Stumbles Early, but Pulls Away in Native Diver

Sun, 2022-11-27 21:17
Out of the gate, Go Joe Won set himself apart from the six-horse field of 3-year-olds and up. Defunded stumbled out of the gate and fell behind. Edwin Maldonado quickly collected himself and his horse, quickly looking to make up lost ground. 

Trademark Splashes Home in Commonwealth Turf Stakes

Sun, 2022-11-27 21:17
Scratched out of the Clark Stakes (G1) two days earlier, the racing gods gave trainer Vicky Oliver just what she was looking for when the $300,000 Commonwealth Turf Stakes was pulled off the turf the morning of Nov. 27.

Candy Overload Finds Sweet Success in Kennedy Road

Sun, 2022-11-27 21:17
Candy Overload was full of run late to break his stakes maiden in the Kennedy Road Stakes (G2) for 3-year-olds and up Nov. 27 at Woodbine.

Star Devine Much The Best in Autumn Days Stakes

Sun, 2022-11-27 21:17
Larry Goichman's Star Devine scored her second career stakes triumph with a prominent victory for trainer Jorge Abreu in the $150,000 Autumn Days over Aqueduct Racetrack's outer turf course Nov. 27. 

Living Legend Lava Man Settles into Old Friends

Sun, 2022-11-27 21:17
Under a warm, late autumn sun that peeked out over a partly cloudy sky at Old Friends, nearly 200 people welcomed legendary multiple grade 1 winner and track pony extraordinaire Lava Man to his new Georgetown, Ky., home.

Seventeen Stakes Highlight Laurel Park Winter Meet

Sun, 2022-11-27 21:17
Laurel Park will greet the new year with a total of 17 stakes worth $1.7 million in purses, led by the $250,000 General George (G3) and $250,000 Barbara Fritchie (G3), during its 2023 winter meet that kicks off Jan. 1.

Traffic Gods Smile on Vela Azul in Japan Cup Victory

Sun, 2022-11-27 21:17
Vela Azul found running room between horses in a crowded stretch run to win the 42nd running of the Japan Cup over favorite Shahryar.

Paulele Lands Another Group 1 Win for Godolphin

Sun, 2022-11-27 21:17
Godolphin will consider it mission accomplished with consistent high-flyer Paulele after the Australian-bred sprinter notched his first group 1 success in the Winterbottom Stakes (G1) at Ascot on Nov. 26, further enhancing his stud credentials.

Baby Yoda Given Green Light for Cigar Mile

Sun, 2022-11-27 21:17
Owner Adam Wachtel reported that seven-time winner and multiple graded stakes placed Baby Yoda will pursue his first stakes triumph in the Dec. 3 $750,000 Cigar Mile Handicap (G1) at Aqueduct Racetrack.

Five Key Plotlines at Tattersalls December Mare Sale

Sun, 2022-11-27 21:17
The four-day Tattersalls December Mare Sale begins Nov. 28, and with a catalog brimming with elite breeding prospects, there is plenty of blockbuster action to look forward to.

Leading California Owner Jed Cohen Dies at 89

Sun, 2022-11-27 21:17
Jed Cohen, who has raced such millionaires as Sharp Samurai, Dr. Schivel, and River Boyne, died at age 89.

Tattersalls December Foal Sale Brings Record Turnover

Sun, 2022-11-27 21:17
An expanded catalogue saw 983 foals offered across the four days, an increase of 77 (8%) compared to 2021, and 744 lots sold for a clearance rate of 76%.

Owner, Breeder von Wiesenthal Dies at 95

Sun, 2022-11-27 21:17
Based out of Snowberry Farm in Livingston, N.Y., Ruth "Bonnie" von Wiesenthal alongside her husband Peter, campaigned horses such as 1983 Dwyer Stakes (G1) winner Au Point and 1981 Mount Vernon Stakes victor Move It Now.

Lammas Turns Tables in Berkeley Handicap

Sun, 2022-11-27 21:17
Lammas turned the tables on multiple rivals Nov. 26 in the $100,000 Berkeley Handicap (G3) at Golden Gate Fields, surging to victory to secure his first graded score.

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