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Best Digs Deep to Land $1.2M Into Mischief Colt

Wed, 2018-03-28 22:01
Larry Best's OXO Equine went to $1.2 million to acquire the Into Mischief colt consigned by Eddie Woods as agent. The colt's second and third dams, respectively, are graded stakes winners Added Asset and Added Elegance.

Fast-Working Orb Filly Brings $900,000 from Baoma

Wed, 2018-03-28 22:01
The chestnut Orb filly that worked a quarter-mile in :21, the fastest work since Fasig-Tipton began selling at Gulfstream Park, sold to Baoma Corp. The filly's second dam is grade 1 winner Dream of Summer, the dam of Creative Cause and Destin.

Coolmore Strikes for $1M Scat Daddy Colt

Wed, 2018-03-28 22:01
Trainer Todd Pletcher signed the ticket for the colt on behalf of Coolmore. Sold as Hip 31, the colt is out of the stakes winner Risky Rachel and the family of multiple graded stakes winner Say Florida Sandy.

Fluor Picks Up Uncle Mo Colt for $850,000

Wed, 2018-03-28 22:01
Agent Marette Farrell signed the ticket on behalf of Peter Fluor for the bay colt by Uncle Mo out of the Argentine stakes winner Potra Clasica.

Stonestreet Goes to $1.2M for Medaglia d'Oro Filly

Wed, 2018-03-28 22:01
A filly by Medaglia d'Oro, that worked earlier in :10, was bought for $1.2 million by Stonestreet Stables. The filly is out of the stakes-placed Distorted Humor mare Mi Vida and out of the family of grade 1 winner Dream Supreme and Majestic Warrior.

Evangeline Downs to Begin April 4

Wed, 2018-03-28 22:01
The 53rd season of Thoroughbred racing at Evangeline Downs will begin on Wednesday, April 4 with a nine-race program.

Track Superintendents Share Expertise at Conference

Wed, 2018-03-28 22:01
More than 80 entities, including racing venues in Brazil, Canada, Puerto Rico, and France, were represented during the 17th annual Track Superintendents Conference Sunday-Tuesday at Oaklawn Park.

NBCSN Plans Coverage of Dubai World Cup, Florida Derby

Wed, 2018-03-28 22:01
NBCSN presents coverage of two live horse racing events this Saturday, March 31, beginning with the $10 million Dubai World Cup at 12:30 p.m. ET, and continuing with the $1 million Florida Derby at 6 p.m. ET. 

Registration Open for AHC National Issues Forum

Wed, 2018-03-28 22:01
Forum will be held at the American Horse Council's annual meeting.

Japan Holds Strong Hand in Dubai Grass Races

Wed, 2018-03-28 22:01
Japan holds a strong hand in two of the three non-sprint grass races on the Dubai World Cup undercard and, in the third, the Aga Khan's Vazirabad (FR) will be running for a "three-peat."

Jockeys' Guild Wants Paramedics at Every Track

Wed, 2018-03-28 22:01
According to the Jockeys' Guild, Parx Racing did not meet industry standards in terms of the medical personnel it had in place when veteran jockey Jose Luis Flores was involved in a March 19 fall there that would claim his life.

Belmont Stakes Fan Will Have Shot at $150,000

Wed, 2018-03-28 22:01
The New York Racing Association today announced the launch of an innovative promotion that will provide one lucky fan with the chance of a lifetime—to earn $150,000 by picking the winner of the 150th Belmont Stakes on Saturday, June 9.

UAE Derby has Big Implications for Louisville

Wed, 2018-03-28 22:01
The band certainly won't be playing "My Old Kentucky Home" when an international field of 3-year-olds takes the track March 31 at Meydan for the UAE Derby (G2), but connections of several starters also are thinking about a trip to Louisville.

West Coast Seeks Dubai World Cup Glory

Wed, 2018-03-28 10:01
West Coast is the clear favorite for the March 31 Dubai World Cup (G1) and he has the opportunity to claim the title of best dirt horse in the world if he can run to his odds.

Winx's Connections Pass on Royal Ascot

Wed, 2018-03-28 10:01
Australia's star mare Winx, the winner of 24 straight races, including 17 at the group 1 level, will not travel to Royal Ascot this spring, trainer Chris Waller announced March 28.

Gulfstream Sale Includes Two Hips by Tapit

Tue, 2018-03-27 21:57
Just like any other major 2-year-olds in training sale over the past several years, offspring of Gainesway's leading sire Tapit will be among the "buzz" horses at the March Fasig-Tipton selected sale at Gulfstream Park.

'Solid' Lineup Set for Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream Sale

Tue, 2018-03-27 21:57
If the observations of the major players at the March 28 Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream sale are any indication, this year's sale is bereft of a breakout horse but has a balanced group of quality individuals.

Fenwick Named Temple Gwathmey Fund Trustee

Tue, 2018-03-27 21:57
Fenwick succeeds the late retired NSA executive vice president Charles C. Colgan.

Maiden Winner Hofburg Joins Florida Derby Cast

Tue, 2018-03-27 21:57
Juddmonte Farms' homebred Hofburg, an impressive maiden winner March 3 at Gulfstream Park, will make his third career start and first in a stakes March 31 in the $1 million Xpressbet.com Florida Derby (G1).

Strike Power Has Point to Prove in Florida Derby

Tue, 2018-03-27 21:57
Just because Mark Hennig came up under the master of the classics in D. Wayne Lukas—who is tied for saddling the most Kentucky Derby starters in history at 48—doesn't mean he is susceptible to the so-called Derby fever.

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