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Mott Reaches Settlement With NY In Medication Case

Thu, 2018-07-05 12:04
Bill Mott has accepted a seven-day suspension and $1,000 fine to end a four-year battle with New York State regulators over disputed overages found in the testing of his trainee Saratoga Snacks.

NBC, FX2 Plan Coverage of Saturday's Belmont Card

Thu, 2018-07-05 12:04
NYRA is pleased to remind fans that national TV coverage of Saturday's Stars & Stripes Racing Festival can be found on NBC from 4:30-6 p.m. ET followed by a special edition of Belmont Park Live from 6-7 p.m.

Trainer Bernardini Reaches 1,000 Wins

Thu, 2018-07-05 12:04
Trainer Jay P. Bernardini registered his 1,000th winner July 3 when Pride of Wilko won the second race at Mountaineer Racetrack, Casino & Resort.

BackTrack: Fort Marcy Delivers in Stars and Stripes

Thu, 2018-07-05 12:04
This week is a recap written by Joe Agrella of the 1968 win of Fort Marcy in a division of the Stars and Stripes Handicap July 4 at Arlington Park. The recap ran in the July 13, 1968 issue.

Real Steel Retired, to Shadai Stallion Station for 2019

Thu, 2018-07-05 12:04
Real Steel sustained a ligament tear to his left foreleg while he was training for an autumn campaign, and his connections decided to wrap his successful career.

Soi Phet Passes Million Mark With Second Bertrando Win

Thu, 2018-07-05 12:04
Soi Phet passed the million-dollar mark in earnings July 4 at Los Alamitos Race Course, but to trainer Leonard Powell, the 10-year-old gelding has always been worth much more.

Up the Ante Gets His Way in Manila

Thu, 2018-07-05 12:04
Up the Ante was allowed the walk the dog on the front end all the way into the winner's circle, posting a gate-to-wire 3 1/2-length victory over heavily favored Raging Bull in the $100,000 Manila Stakes at Belmont Park.

Breeders' Cup Plans Hinge on Dwyer for Mendelssohn

Thu, 2018-07-05 00:00
A Breeders' Cup bid and a crack at Triple Crown winner Justify are on the line for Mendelssohn July 7 in the $300,000 Dwyer Stakes (G3) at Belmont Park.

Up the Ante Gets His Way in Manilla

Thu, 2018-07-05 00:00
Up the Ante was allowed the walk the dog on the front end all the way into the winner's circle, posting a gate-to-wire 3 1/2-length victory over heavily favored Raging Bull in the $100,000 Manila Stakes at Belmont Park.

Synchrony Stands Out in Arlington Handicap

Thu, 2018-07-05 00:00
Synchrony will have the main target on his back when he faces 11 others in the 1 3/16-mile Arlington Handicap (G3T) July 7 at Arlington International Racecourse.

Top-Level Talent Runs Deep in Suburban

Thu, 2018-07-05 00:00
Though the $700,000 Suburban Stakes (G2) is listed as a grade 2 stakes, it features a grade 1 lineup.

LaPenta and Kumin Share Strong Belmont Derby Hand

Thu, 2018-07-05 00:00
A partnership is the wave that will carry Robert LaPenta and Sol Kumin into the $1.2 million Belmont Derby Invitational (G1T) on July 7 with a powerful hand covering three of the leading contenders in the 1 1/4-mile turf stakes.

Couton Rides Six Winners at Emerald Downs

Wed, 2018-07-04 12:00
Jockey Julien Couton rode six winners on the nine-race card July 3, tying the track record previously set by Kevin Radke in 2002 and Seth Martinez in 2008.

McCraken Stretching Out Again in Cornhusker Handicap

Tue, 2018-07-03 18:00
In the name of keeping a path to progress in motion, trainer Ian Wilkes is calling upon some of McCraken's back class in hopes it will help bring forth the version of Janis Whitham's homebred Wilkes wants to see a a few months from now.

Gulfstream Park Reports Strong Spring Meet Numbers

Tue, 2018-07-03 18:00
Gulfstream Park's Spring meet, which concluded June 30 with the Summit of Speed Day, set new standards for total handle, despite six fewer days of racing, and average daily handle.

Five TRF Horses Serve as Ambassadors in Saratoga

Tue, 2018-07-03 18:00
The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation (TRF) will host five of its retired Thoroughbred racehorses at the TRF Summer Farm @Saratoga to serve as ambassadors representing the organization's herd of 750 horses and former racehorses across the country.

Radio, Television Schedule for Busy Racing Week

Tue, 2018-07-03 18:00
A rundown of horse racing television and radio coverage through July 7, provided by America's Best Racing.

Maryland Moves Racing Secretary Hale to New Role

Tue, 2018-07-03 18:00
The Maryland Jockey Club announced July 2 that longtime vice president of racing and racing secretary Georganne Hale would become vice president of racing development, a newly created position within the company.

Caledonia Road Sidelined for Remainder of 2018

Tue, 2018-07-03 18:00
After finishing off the board for the first time in her career, trainer Ralph Nicks reported that the champion 2-year-old filly will be turned out to recover from bone bruising.

The Jockey Club Announces Pair of Scholarship Winners

Tue, 2018-07-03 15:01
The Jockey Club announced today that Brianna Vitt has been selected to receive The Jockey Club Scholarship and Jacqueline Schumacher has been selected to receive The Jockey Club Jack Goodman Scholarship.

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