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Winter Weather Forces Laurel Park Cancellation

Sun, 2019-01-13 14:42
Severe winter weather conditions forced the Maryland Jockey Club to cancel its live eight-race program Jan. 13 at Laurel Park.

Escape Clause Dominant in La Canada Stakes

Sun, 2019-01-13 02:38
The Manitoba-bred Going Commando mare blew by her rivals in the final turn of the $100,000 La Canada Stakes (G3) and cruised to a dominating, 5 1/2-length victory at Santa Anita Park.

McCarthy, Fuentes, Eclipse Sweep Turf Paradise Stakes

Sun, 2019-01-13 02:38
Southern California invaders Michael McCarthy, Ruben Fuentes, and Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners swept the pair of stakes at Turf Paradise Jan. 12, highlighted by a dominant effort from Ohio in the $75,000 Cotton Fitzsimmons Mile Handicap.

Bellavais Makes the Grade in Marshua's River

Sun, 2019-01-13 02:38
Bortolazzo Stable's Bellavais finally added graded stakes winner to her résumé Jan. 12 when she pulled off a decisive 3 1/2-length win in the Marshua's River Stakes (G3T) at Gulfstream Park. 

Doctor Mounty Makes His Move in Tropical Turf

Sun, 2019-01-13 02:38
With a come-from-behind move that stunned the Gulfstream Park audience, Doctor Mounty overtook grade 1 winner Heart to Heart in the final strides to take the Jan. 12 $100,000 Tropical Turf Stakes (G3T) over one mile. 

Protestors Cause Delays at Chantilly Racecourse

Sun, 2019-01-13 02:38
Five races were rescheduled for Jan. 13 after protestors disrupted the meet

Seeking the Soul, Audible, Gunnevera Work for Pegasus

Sun, 2019-01-13 02:38
World Cup contenders continue to prep for America's richest race

Laurel Jockeys Escape Serious Injury After Spill

Sun, 2019-01-13 02:38
Jockeys Horacio Karamanos, Trevor McCarthy, and Jomar Torres all escaped serious injury following a three-horse spill in the sixth race Jan. 11 at Laurel Park.

I Am Invincible Colt Tops Book 1 of Magic Millions Sale

Sun, 2019-01-13 02:38
Group 1-winning trainer Lloyd Kennewell's rise to prominence hit new heights at the Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale Jan. 12 when he purchased a colt by I Am Invincible for AU$1.7 million, outlasting Godolphin in the process.

Turfway Park Cancels Jan. 12 Card

Sat, 2019-01-12 14:33
Turfway Park canceled its live racing card Jan. 12 because of a continuing winter storm. The facility remains open for simulcasting and closes at 10 p.m. ET.

James Harron Returns to the Well at Gold Coast Sale

Sat, 2019-01-12 02:33
James Harron returned to the source of his biggest Thoroughbred success at the Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale in Australia Jan. 11, when he purchased a son of Written Tycoon.

Espinoza Seeks Third Opinion Before Returning to Ride

Sat, 2019-01-12 02:33
Victor Espinoza's next workout on a Thoroughbred is on hold pending further medical evaluation, his agent, Brian Beach, said Jan. 11 at Santa Anita Park.

Three Jockeys Taken to Hospital After Spill at Laurel

Sat, 2019-01-12 02:33
Jockeys Trevor McCarthy, Horacio Karamanos, and Jomar Torres were taken to the hospital for evaluation following a three-horse spill during the sixth race Jan. 11 at Laurel Park.

Longtime Gulfstream Concession Worker Poleo Dies

Sat, 2019-01-12 02:33
The South Florida racing community held a moment of silence Friday in memory of Mildred "Mickie" Poleo, one of the most loved and colorful members of the Gulfstream staff who passed away last week.

Gaines-Trained Horses Scratched by Santa Anita Stewards

Sat, 2019-01-12 02:33
Three of trainer Carla Gaines' horses were scratched from the Jan. 11 card at Santa Anita Park just after the second race went official.

Breeders' Cup Juvenile Winner Jaywalk Returns to Work

Sat, 2019-01-12 02:33
D J Stable and Cash is King's Jaywalk, the frontrunner to earn an Eclipse Award as champion 2-year-old filly of 2018, returned to the work tab Jan. 11 to begin preparations for her sophomore campaign.

Harvey Clarke, Breeder of I'll Have Another, Dies at 77

Sat, 2019-01-12 02:33
Harvey Clarke, a longtime player in the Thoroughbred business and breeder of Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1) and Preakness Stakes (G1) winner I'll Have Another, passed away Jan. 11 at his home in Franklin Lakes, N.J.

Pegasus World Cup Turf in Plans for Channel Maker

Sat, 2019-01-12 02:33
Grade 1 winner Channel Maker has joined the field for the $7 million Pegasus World Cup Turf Invitational (G1T) Jan. 26 at Gulfstream Park.

Oxx Gains Skitter Scatter as Prendergast Joins Forces

Sat, 2019-01-12 02:33
Classic-winning trainer John Oxx will once again have a contender in his care following the shock development that will see Patrick Prendergast forfeit his license and eschew his formal role as handler of Skitter Scatter.

University of Minnesota Program Has Openings for Mares

Sat, 2019-01-12 02:33
The University of Minnesota Crookston Equine Science program has announced that it will have openings to foal out mares for Spring Semester 2019.