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Tales of Chaucer Looms in Bashford Manor

Wed, 2018-06-27 23:53
If the decision was based solely on emotion, trainer Norm Casse wouldn't even be debating the next step for his impressive maiden winner Tales of Chaucer.

Planning, Preparation Key to Handling Bad Weather

Wed, 2018-06-27 11:53
When it comes to bad weather, a panel of industry experts said it's important to have plans in place ahead of time so that staff and participants understand what is expected and who is in charge at a time that may require quick action.

152 Initial Entries for F-T Horses of Racing Age Sale

Wed, 2018-06-27 11:53
Fasig-Tipton has cataloged 152 initial entries for its July Selected Horses of Racing Age Sale, to be held Monday, July 9 in Lexington, beginning at 4 p.m. (EDT)

Push for Historical Racing Continues in Illinois

Tue, 2018-06-26 23:50
The Illinois Racing Board June 26 approved creation of a committee charged with drawing up rules that could govern the operation of historical racing terminals at tracks.

Manfuso's Fed Biz Colt Takes Top Maryland Show Honor

Tue, 2018-06-26 23:50
Robert Manfuso took home the Chanceland Farm Challenge Trophy for grand champion when his Fed Biz colt out of the Elusive Quality mare Proficient was picked at the Maryland Horse Breeders Association's Maryland-bred yearling show.

Breeders' Cup Announces Candidates for Board

Tue, 2018-06-26 23:50
The Breeders' Cup announced June 26 the candidates for the upcoming election for the Board of Directors by the 44 Breeders' Cup Members.  

Ohio-Based Owner-Breeder Gutheil Dies at 78

Tue, 2018-06-26 23:50
Dr. Paul R. Gutheil, an owner and breeder of Thoroughbreds in Central Ohio for 40 years, died June 26. He was 78.  

Kentucky Downs Launches Social Media Contest

Tue, 2018-06-26 23:50
America's most unique racecourse has launched a social-media contest where fans can earn a trip to Kentucky Downs by posting on Facebook and/or Twitter about the track.

Graded Stakes Winner Untrapped Euthanized

Tue, 2018-06-26 23:50
Graded stakes winner Untrapped, a starter in the 2017 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1), was euthanized June 25 due to the onset of laminitis, owner Michael Langford confirmed.

Louisiana Downs Plans to Increase Purses at Month's End

Tue, 2018-06-26 23:50
Harrah's Louisiana Downs has announced an increase in overnight race purses for the 2018 Thoroughbred season, effective June 30. 

No Added Sanctions for Delaware Assistant Starter

Tue, 2018-06-26 23:50
A Delaware Park assistant starter who has been suspended since his handling of a horse in the gate in a June 14 race was examined will face no disciplinary action.

NYRA Plans 40 Days of Special Events at Saratoga

Tue, 2018-06-26 23:50
NYRA today announced a 40-day lineup of entertainment and special events for the 2018 summer season at Saratoga Race Course.

Disaster Preparedness a Topic at Safety Summit

Tue, 2018-06-26 23:50
Disaster preparedness and impact of weather on horses will be timely topics at the Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit June 27 at Keeneland.

Disaster Preparedness Topic at Safety Summit

Tue, 2018-06-26 11:46
Disaster preparedness and impact of weather on horses will be timely topics at the Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit June 27 at Keeneland.

Keeneland Offers $5.575 Million Fall Stakes Schedule

Tue, 2018-06-26 11:46
Keeneland will award $5.575 million in stakes purses for its 17-day Fall Meet to be held Oct. 5-27 to mark a record for a season without the Breeders' Cup World Championships.

Funeral Arrangements Set for Shantel Lanerie

Tue, 2018-06-26 11:46
Funeral services for Shantel Lanerie will be at 11 a.m., June 28 at Liturgy of the Word in Evangeline Memorial Gardens Chapel in Carencro.

Kentucky Lottery Plans Game Based on Live Horse Racing

Tue, 2018-06-26 11:46
The Kentucky Lottery Corporation's Board of Directors has approved a trial introduction of "Win Place Show," a lottery game based on the results of live horse racing. 

Oppenheim: Royal Ascot 2018

Mon, 2018-06-25 23:42
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Breeders' Cup Adds Three Challenge Races for New Race

Mon, 2018-06-25 23:42
The Breeders' Cup announced June 25 that three North American races have been added to the 2018 Breeders' Cup Challenge Series, with the winners receiving automatic starting positions into the new $1 million Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf Sprint.

Sands Of Mali to Target July Cup

Mon, 2018-06-25 23:42
Trainer Richard Fahey is eyeing a crack at the top sprinters in the Darley July Cup (G1) with the 3-year-old, who was beaten just half a length in the Commonwealth Cup (G1) last Friday.

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