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Over Emphasize Tops First Session of Winter Mixed Sale

Mon, 2020-02-10 20:14
Eight horses brought six figures during the Feb. 10 opening session of the Fasig-Tipton Winter Mixed Sale, with Over Emphasize proving to be a standout and topping Monday's session at $150,000.

Deep Field Colt Tops Day 2 of Inglis Classic Sale

Mon, 2020-02-10 20:14
The progeny of Deep Field came to the fore in a strong second day of trade at the Inglis Classic Yearling Sale Feb. 10, with a colt by the emerging Newgate Farm-based stallion becoming the highest-priced lot of the auction so far.

Dam of Bayern, Alittlebitearly Dies After Foaling

Mon, 2020-02-10 20:14
Alittlebitearly died at Helen Alexander's Middlebrook Farm after producing a healthy filly by 2015 champion juvenile and Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1) winner Nyquist.  

T.I.P. Announces Shows, Awards, Ambassadors for 2020

Mon, 2020-02-10 20:14
The Jockey Club Thoroughbred Incentive Program announced Feb. 10 that it has approved nearly 7,000 awards and classes at more than 1,400 shows in 41 states and six Canadian provinces in 2020.

McGaughey Suspended for Medication Violation in Ohio

Mon, 2020-02-10 20:14
Following a ruling from the Ohio State Racing Commission, trainer Shug McGaughey is serving a 15-day suspension for a medication violation that occurred at Belterra Casino Resort in Ohio on Sept. 9 of last year. 

Laurel Park to Host 86th Fair Hill Races in May

Mon, 2020-02-10 20:14
The Cecil County Breeders' Fair and Fair Hill Foundation today announced the 86th Fair Hill Races will take place on Saturday, May 23, 2020 at Laurel Park.

Venetian Harbor Family Pride of Colts Neck Stables

Mon, 2020-02-10 08:14
Richard Santulli's Colts Neck Stables has some dozen mares in partnership with Ashview Farm and a handful of his own he boards there. Multiple stakes-placed Sounds of the City, the dam of Venetian Harbor, is one of them.

Goldsmith Earns 2020 National Horseplayers Championship

Mon, 2020-02-10 08:14
One week after watching his San Francisco 49ers come up short to the Kansas City Chiefs in the Super Bowl, Thomas Goldsmith would not be denied in the 2020 edition of the NTRA National Horseplayers Championship at Bally's Las Vegas.

Nadal Scores Big in San Vicente at Santa Anita

Mon, 2020-02-10 08:14
Just 21 days after breaking his maiden on debut, 3-year-old Nadal made a triumphant return to the Santa Anita Park dirt Feb. 9 with a strong victory in the $200,500 San Vicente Stakes (G2).

By My Standards Successful in 2020 Debut

Mon, 2020-02-10 08:14
Unraced since the May 4 Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1), By My Standards made a successful 4-year-old debut Feb. 9 in an optional claiming allowance race at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots.

'All Others' Favored in KY Derby Future Wager Pool 2

Sun, 2020-02-09 20:09
With the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1) 12 weeks away, the pari-mutuel field of "All Other 3-Year-Old Colts and Geldings" closed Feb. 9 as the 2-1 favorite in Pool 2 of the Kentucky Derby Future Wager.

Book 1 of Inglis Classic Yearling Sale Starts Strong

Sun, 2020-02-09 20:09
Star Thoroughbreds' Denise Martin left her mark on Day 1 of the Inglis Classic Yearling Sale with four high-profile purchases, including the Feb. 9 session-topping AU$350,000 I Am Invincible filly.

Supplemental Entries Add Appeal to Fasig-Tipton Sale 

Sun, 2020-02-09 20:09
Trying to take advantage of any market opportunity, breeders, owners, and consignors have embraced the ability to add horses to the Fasig-Tipton Winter Mixed Sale that takes place Feb. 10-11 in Lexington.

Select Sales Agency to Cease Operations and Dissolve

Sun, 2020-02-09 20:09
The dissolution of Select Sales Agency was announced Feb. 9 via a statement from Select Sales partner Andrew Cary. The consignment will cease operations following the conclusion of the Fasig-Tipton Winter Mixed Sale.

Weekender Among Gosden's Contenders for Saudi Cup Day

Sun, 2020-02-09 20:09
Trainer John Gosden hopes to have at least two runners at the inaugural Saudi Cup meeting in Riyadh Feb. 29, including the Juddmonte-owned Weekender (GB) in the 1 7/8-mile Longines Turf Handicap.

Kayce Lu Added to Fasig-Tipton Winter Mixed Sale

Sun, 2020-02-09 20:09
Kayce Lu, a 6-year-old mare in foal to Constitution, is the latest supplemental entry to the 2020 Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale.

Everyone Behind Vail Through Second Day of NHC

Sun, 2020-02-09 08:05
Early during the second day of the National Horseplayers Championships Feb. 8 at Bally's Las Vegas, John Vail watched his selections register six straight runner-up finishes—a stretch that earned him points but also could have been frustrating.

Baffert Tests Storm the Court with Nadal, Ra'ad

Sun, 2020-02-09 08:05
Two-time Triple Crown winner Bob Baffert has two horses set to take on Eclipse Award champion Storm the Court in his 3-year-old debut Feb. 9 at Santa Anita Park in the San Vicente Stakes (G2) at seven furlongs: Nadal and Ra'ad.

Share the Upside Outlasts Whitmore in King Cotton

Sun, 2020-02-09 08:05
Share the Upside, the 2-1 second choice, was the first out of the gate and still had plenty left at the end to hold off even-money favorite Whitmore by 1 1/2 lengths in the $125,000 King Cotton Stakes Feb. 8 at Oaklawn Park.

River Boyne Returns to Winning Ways in Thunder Road

Sun, 2020-02-09 08:05
It took a while, but River Boyne came full circle Feb. 8 in the Thunder Road Stakes (G3T) at Santa Anita Park.

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