Headlines and features from the Thoroughbred industry
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Sticking with the best-laid plans, trainer Catherine Day Phillips and owners Sean and Dorothy Fitzhenry were rewarded when Mr Havercamp rolled to the lead July 12 and posted a half-length victory over yielding turf in Saratoga's Forbidden Apple.
James Harron had just one lot in his crosshairs on the final day of the Tattersalls July Sale July 12, and ensured his journey from New South Wales in Australia to Newmarket in England was not in vain, securing New King with a bid of 450,000 guineas.
Monmouth Park will increase purses by 5% for all races starting on TVG.Com Haskell Invitational Day Saturday, July 20, the track announced today.
The winner of the 1993 Kentucky Derby (G1) had been pensioned in Turkey, where he's stood since 2000.
There is noteworthy stakes action all over the map Saturday, July 13, but handicappers may be forced to sit on their hands or tread cautiously in several instances.
Heading the charge for the 3-year-olds in this year's Darley July Cup (G1) is Advertise, who put his name forward as potentially the leading sprinter of his generation with a clinical success in the Commonwealth Cup (G1) at Royal Ascot last month.
Bridlewood Farm's Osare, a stakes-winning half sister to Arrogate trained by Jonathan Thomas, has been retired following an off-the-board effort in the July 6 Robert G. Dick Memorial (G3T) at Delaware Park.
For all the marvelous qualities rolled into a day at Saratoga Race Course, for more than a century and a half there has been one persistent and messy problem.
Filly is eighth group 1 winner for sire Frankel
The grade 2 winner by Kitten's Joy will be syndicated and stand at Haras Rio Iguassu.
The Jockey Club announced today that Chloe Bellerive has been selected to receive The Jockey Club Scholarship and Abel Zander has been selected to receive The Jockey Club Jack Goodman Scholarship.
Pink Lloyd could make history July 14 in the $125,000 Vigil Stakes (G3) at Woodbine. Entourage Stable's 7-year-old son of Old Forester would become the only three-time winner of the Vigil if he wins the six-furlong sprint.
The New York Racing Association today announced that NYRA Bets is offering a $1 million single-ticket bonus for the Late Pick 5 during the summer meet at Saratoga Race Course starting on Saturday, July 13.
OwnerView announced July 11 that a panel of industry leaders will discuss issues facing the Thoroughbred industry, current measures in place, and future plans to solve these issues at the sixth Thoroughbred Owner Conference.
The University of Pennsylvania's School of Veterinary Medicine is pleased to announce the addition of Olivia Lorello, VMD, PhD, to New Bolton Center's Equine Field Service team.
Beauty Generation (NZ) claimed the Hong Kong Horse of the Year award for the second year in a row at a sparkling ceremony held at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel tonight, Friday, 12 July.
Oaklawn Park became the first Arkansas outlet to accept a legal sports wager July 1 when general manager Wayne Smith became the first person to place a bet at the new Oaklawn Racing Casino Resort.
Comical gave owner Erik Johnson the first half of a personal daily double, winning the July 11 Schuylerville Stakes (G3) on Saratoga Race Course's opening day. Now it's up to the Colorado Avalanche team to provide the other half.
After a frenetic opening session that saw the high mark reach 420,000 guineas (US$549,574) from 11 six-figure lots, prices proved rather more prosaic on Day 2 of the Tattersalls July Sale in Newmarket July 11.
The Breeders' Cup announced July 11 the election results to its Board of Directors by the 44 Breeders' Cup Members.