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Chocolate Martini's connections felt shipping west--at a time many from the West recently shipped east--could be a good opportunity for the Broken Vow filly to collect her second grade 2 victory.
James L. Gagliano, president and COO of The Jockey Club, was elected chairman of the American Horse Council's (AHC) Board of Trustees during the AHC's annual meeting and national issues forum.
Evenly matched fields have been drawn for two sprint stakes at Monmouth Park June 17 as the MATCH Series enters its second round in two of five divisions.
Organizers for Equestricon announced Friday that the team behind Justify will celebrate his historic Triple Crown run with attendees at Equestricon.
David Cassidy, who evolved from a 1970s teen heartthrob to a powerhouse international entertainer, will be remembered at a special David Cassidy Tribute Concert Tuesday, Aug. 14 at the Horseshoe Inn, at 9 Gridley Avenue, Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
The second automatic berth into the $6 million Breeders' Cup Classic (G1) is on the line this Saturday evening, June 16, at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Ky., in the $500,000 Stephen Foster Handicap (G1), beginning at 8:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
Northern California horsemen met with executives from The Stronach Group June 14 and many left with concerns about their future in the region.
Emerald Downs will card a unique race June 17. There will not only be age restrictions on the horses, but on the trainers, too.
Midwest Thoroughbreds' 2015 Arlington Million (G1T) winner The Pizza Man and 2014 champion sprinter Work All Week returned to the barn of Roger Brueggemann on the Arlington International Racecourse backstretch last week for careers as stable ponies.
A filly by The Factor sold for $180,000 topped the June 14 second session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales June 2-year-olds in training sale that saw average and median prices decline from the comparable session a year ago.
When the three-time grade 1 winner makes his 2018 debut June 17 at Belmont Park, a tough group of seven rivals is expected to challenge Oscar Performance in the $300,000 Poker Stakes (G3T) on the Widener Turf.
With his spark reportedly showing back up in the a.m. hours, Live Oak Plantation's homebred World Approval aims to get back to showcasing his top form June 16 when he heads a field of eight entered for the $200,000 Wise Dan Stakes (G2T).
The outcome of Larry Smith's first pinhooking venture was almost too good to be true as a Jimmy Creed filly he bought for $1,200 was sold for $110,000 during the June 14 second session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales June 2-year-olds in training sale.
Undefeated Triple Crown winner Justify returned to training June 14 at Churchill Downs for the first time following his victory in the June 9 Belmont Stakes Presented by NYRA Bets (G1).
Gov. Phil Murphy officially launched sports betting in New Jersey June 14 at Monmouth Park when he placed $20 on Germany to capture the World Cup and a $20 future bet on the New Jersey Devils to win the 2019 Stanley Cup.
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Trainer Amy Sondej scored the first win of her career June 12, when Bosphorus Storm set the pace and won the eighth race at Thistledown by 2 3/4 lengths. The win came with Sondej's 10th starter. She also has three seconds and a third.
During the opening session of the Ocala Breeders' June 2-year-olds in training sale June 13, a New Year's Day colt sold by Southern Chase Farm for $205,000 yielded a large return for consignors Greg and Karen Dodd.
Churchill Downs racetrack today unveiled the official Kentucky Derby 145 logo. Featuring racing Thoroughbreds, the logo brings to life the thrill of the most exciting two minutes in sports.