Headlines and features from the Thoroughbred industry
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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.
The three graded stakes offered on Million Preview Day July 13 at Arlington International Racecourse feature a number of runners who appear to be moving forward.
Sheikh Mohammed turned up at Newmarket July 11 expecting to see Masar return to form in the Princess of Wales's Tattersalls Stakes (G2) but was upstaged by his son Sheikh Hamdan, whose Communique romped to victory under Silvestre de Sousa.
Trainer Catherine Day Phillips trains a pair of 4-year-old Curlin fillies, morning-line choice Katie Baby and Dixie Moon, for Woodbine's Ontario Matron Stakes (G3) July 13 at 1 1/16 miles.
Lane's End's freshman sire Honor Code was represented by his first winner July 11 when his son Night Code battled throughout a 5 1/2-furlong test for 2-year-olds at Laurel Park. The colt's debut was almost a two-horse race.
Big things were planned for Game Winner this year after his undefeated freshman season, but the Candy Ride colt is winless in three starts in 2019 although his connections still have big plans for him.
Trainer Catherine Day Phillips trains a pair of 4-year-old Curlin fillies, morning-line choice Katie Baby, and Dixie Moon, for Woodbine's Ontario Matron Stakes (G3) July 13 at 1 1/16 miles.
Lane's End's freshman sire Honor Code had his first winner July 11 when his son Night Code battled throughout a 5 1/2-furlong test for 2-year-olds at Laurel Park. The colt's debut was almost a two-horse race.
After an impressive performance at Royal Ascot, Crystal Ocean (127 rating) has taken over as the highest rated horse in the world in the fifth edition of the Longines World's Best Racehorse Rankings for 2019.
Charlie Appleby's former charge will stand alongside Shamardal
The four $100,000 MATCH stakes to be run at Delaware Park make up the third round of the five-leg racing series.
A full field of 12 sophomore fillies plus two also-eligibles are entered for the July 13, $200,000 Indiana Oaks (G3), and this year's packed field represents the largest in the race's 24-year history at Indiana Grand.
This week is a recap of the 1941 American Handicap (G1) at Washington Park won by Triple Crown winner Whirlaway. The recap ran in the Aug. 30, 1941 magazine (writer not credited).