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Silver Dust Golden in Mineshaft

Sun, 2019-02-17 05:28
Tom Durant's Silver Dust rallied on the turn, was clear in the stretch, and won the $150,000 Mineshaft Handicap (G3) Feb. 16 at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots. The son of Tapit got the 1 1/16 miles in 1:45.46.

Victor Espinoza Set for Return to Racing Feb. 18

Sat, 2019-02-16 17:28
After a near seven-month absence, Hall of Fame jockey Victor Espinoza is scheduled to return to the saddle Feb. 18 at Santa Anita Park aboard Gallantlystreaming in the first race for Hronis Racing and trainer John Sadler.

Razorback Season Debut for Copper Bullet

Sat, 2019-02-16 17:28
Copper Bullet will stretch out in his season debut Feb. 18 at Oaklawn Park, where he will take on an evenly matched field of 13 other older horses in the $500,000 Razorback Handicap (G3) going 1 1/16 miles.

Apache Princess Back on Short Rest for Cal Cup Oaks

Sat, 2019-02-16 17:28
Since racing on the Southern California circuit moved to Santa Anita Park the day after Christmas, KMN Racing's homebred Apache Princess has been unstoppable.

Winx Lands 30th Straight in Apollo Stakes

Sat, 2019-02-16 17:28
Trainer Chris Waller was pleased to see Winx still retained her enthusiasm in her first start for nearly four months, taking the Star Apollo Stakes (G2) in a 2 1/4-length stroll.

Somelikeithotbrown Takes John Battaglia Memorial

Sat, 2019-02-16 05:28
A measured ride by jockey Rafael Hernandez put Somelikeithotbrown in the winner's circle after the John Battaglia Memorial Stakes Feb. 15 at Turfway Park.

Litfin at Large: Action Aplenty for Horseplayers

Fri, 2019-02-15 17:28
The road to Louisville gets tougher to navigate Feb. 16, when the Risen Star Stakes presented By Lamarque Ford (G2) and the Rachel Alexandra (G2) highlight a six-stakes card at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots.

Cal-Bred Make Happy Seeks Rebound in Hyacinth Stakes

Fri, 2019-02-15 17:28
The Japanese Road to the Kentucky Derby returns to Tokyo Racecourse Feb. 17 with a filly looking to regain her lead in the points standings.

The Jockey Club Ends 2-Year-Old Rankings

Fri, 2019-02-15 17:28
Because of waning relevance and interest, for 2019 The Jockey Club ceased publishing its Top 2-Year-Old Rankings.

Indiana-bred Colt is Airoforce's First Foal

Fri, 2019-02-15 17:28
Colt out of Blue Chicory was born at Swifty Farms and bred by Wayne Spaulding.

February Stakes First Breeders' Cup Classic Qualifier

Fri, 2019-02-15 17:28
The one-mile dirt race at Tokyo Racecourse also is Japan's first grade 1 of the year.

Del Secco, Bonde Ship King of Speed for El Camino Real

Fri, 2019-02-15 05:24
A week after owner Del Secco DCS Racing and trainer Jeff Bonde upset the San Vicente Stakes (G2) with Sparky Ville, the connections will look to score another important 3-year-old stakes Feb. 16, but this time in Northern California.

In Apollo Return, Winx Aims for 30th Straight Win

Fri, 2019-02-15 05:24
The amazing win streak of Australian supermare Winx could reach a round number Feb. 16 when she starts in the Apollo Stakes (G2).

Market Shifts Power Among Breeders in Europe

Fri, 2019-02-15 05:24
The fact many breeders appear to be belt-tightening or bowing out has inadvertently created a shaft of light through the storm clouds for those who are persevering in their efforts to profit from producing horses this year.

Old Friends to Host Silver Charm Birthday Bash Feb. 22

Fri, 2019-02-15 05:24
Dual-classic winner and racing Hall of Famer Silver Charm will turn 25 on Feb. 22 at Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retirement facility near Georgetown, KY. 

2019 TOBA Seminar and Clinic Schedule

Fri, 2019-02-15 05:24
Schedule includes three pedigree and conformation clinics in Florida, New York, and Kentucky, and a breeding clinic in Lexington.

2019 The Jockey Club Fact Book Now Online

Fri, 2019-02-15 05:24
The Fact Book is a statistical and informational guide to Thoroughbred breeding, racing and auction sales in North America.

Muntazah Turns Heads in Dubai Carnival Win

Thu, 2019-02-14 17:24
Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum's Muntazah got back to winning ways with an easy victory Feb. 14 at Meydan that hinted a try at longer distances could be in the future. 

Beauty Generation in Action Feb. 17 at Sha Tin

Thu, 2019-02-14 17:24
A showdown featuring the best local stayers, a short trip for crack miler Beauty Generation (NZ), and an audition for Dubai spark a stakes triple header Feb. 17 at Sha Tin Racecourse.

Alwaysmining Puts Win Streak on Line in Miracle Wood

Thu, 2019-02-14 17:24
After closing 2018 with three straight clear victories, Runnymede Racing's Alwaysmining is scheduled to make his 3-year-old debut Feb. 16 in the $100,000 Miracle Wood Stakes at Laurel Park.