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A four-way battle to the finish and a stewards' ruling handed long shot Mozu Superflare her first grade 1 victory in the March 29 Takamatsunomiya Kinen at Chukyo Racecourse.
Sackatoga Stable's Tiz the Law surged to the top of the Road to the Kentucky Derby leaderboard March 28 with an emphatic score in the Curlin Florida Derby (G1) at Gulfstream Park.
Almost a year to the day after her purchase for $1.5 million, Center Aisle ran off to a 3 3/4-length win in her debut March 29 at Gulfstream Park.
Frankie Dettori has spoken of his anguish at the "heartbreaking" effect the COVID-19 outbreak is having on his home country and his concerns at the prospect of long-term damage to the racing industry.
The Thoroughbred Owners of California, The Stronach Group, and the California Thoroughbred Trainers are working together to persuade the Los Angeles County Department of Health to rescind its order prohibiting live racing at Santa Anita Park.
Although racing in New York is at a standstill due to the coronavirus pandemic, Belmont Park's dirt training track has been busy with 314 horses on the work tab March 28.
Paul Cole, who has been training at his Whatcombe base near Lambourn since 1987, believes the time is right to share responsibilities with his son Oliver, who has been his assistant trainer.
According to the Racing Post, one idea that has gained traction in Britain is operating racing on a regional basis, with a racecourse, or racecourses, in the south, midlands, and north hosting fixtures of up to a week at a time.
It's a daunting challenge to find good news these days, yet for trainer Ed Barker the realization that horse racing in New York will be suspended until April 24 at the earliest has a small silver lining.
The Elkstone Group's Social Paranoia picked up the first graded victory of his career when he sailed home down the center of deep stretch to win the $100,000 Appleton Stakes (G3T) March 28 at Gulfstream Park.
Rather than favored Zulu Alpha, who trainer Maker saddled to win the Pegasus World Cup Turf Invitational (G1T) and the MacDiarmida Stakes (G2T), it was his less-heralded stablemate Bemma's Boy that captured the Kitten's Joy Pan American (G2T).
Alex Campbell Jr.'s homebred Mean Mary lived up to her status as even-money favorite March 28 when she led at every point of call to win the $100,000 Orchid Stakes Presented by Rood and Riddle (G3T) at Gulfstream Park over 1 3/8 miles.
After shipping from Florida to Louisiana in search of a race that suited her talents, Peter Callahan's Swiss Skydiver stayed in the Sunshine State March 28 and wound up earning a trip to Kentucky five months from now.
It may not have been a typical edition of the Curlin Florida Derby (G1) but for the winning connections of Tiz the Law there was as much of a celebration in different parts of Florida as there would have been in the Gulfstream Park winner's circle.
The final Saturday of March at Rosehill seems to be a day on the calendar enjoyed by Verry Elleegant and her connections as she returned March 28 to the same meeting of her maiden group 1 victory 12 months ago to take out the Kia Tancred Stakes (G1).
In a world changing by the minute, the champion juvenile filly of 2019 took strides toward an uncertain future March 28 at Oaklawn Park.
All American Ruidoso Downs have decided to postpone until further notice the arrival of horsemen and horses to the Ruidoso Downs barn area.
Vekoma, unraced since finishing 12th in the 2019 Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1) at Churchill Downs, reappeared in noticeable fashion March 28 by winning the $75,000 Sir Shackleton Stakes at Gulfstream Park by 3 3/4 lengths.
A 60-1 shot making his graded stakes debut provided an emotional victory for his connections March 28 in the $100,000 Hal's Hope Stakes (G3) at Gulfstream Park.