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Before Hard Not to Love begins a second career as a broodmare, she has some unfinished business on the racetrack for a plotted 5-year-old campaign, beginning Jan. 9 in the $200,000 La Canada Stakes (G3) at Santa Anita Park.
BloodHorse announced Jan. 7 that, beginning April 1, the publication is changing the frequency of its print magazine and tablet edition from weekly to monthly and adding a premium online service.
The Jan. 9 edition of the one-mile Tropical Turf Stakes (G3T) at Gulfstream Park could play a big role in catapulting some of the nine starters back into high-level graded stakes competition.
Calumet Farm has topped the individual breeders' list in North America for the second year in a row with $9,768,957 in earnings in 2020, according to statistics released by The Jockey Club Information Systems.
The son of More Than Ready returned to Kentucky from Turkey for 2021.
Turfway Park delivered positive results in wagering and average field size during its 13-day Holiday Meet, which wrapped up a five-week run Dec. 31.
Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1) hopeful Keepmeinmind recorded his first workout since winning the Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes (G2) at Churchill Downs with a half-mile breeze in :50 1/5 Jan. 6 at Oaklawn Park.
Oaklawn Park plans to conduct its 2021 live meet with limited spectators, pursuant to the Arkansas Department of Health directive, the Hot Springs, Ark., track announced Jan. 6. The 57-day season runs Jan. 22-May 1.
British Idiom, the champion 2-year-old filly of 2019, has been retired and sold to Japan's Northern Farm, according to Liz Crow, a bloodstock agent and adviser for the owners that campaigned her in the United States.
After several years of blocking efforts to legalize mobile sports betting, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he now supports such a means of wagering as a way to bring in state tax revenues that have been hammered during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mucho Gusto, winner of the 2020 Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes Presented by Runhappy (G1), has been retired due to a soft tissue injury, according to published reports.
The National Thoroughbred Racing Association, Daily Racing Form and the National Turf Writers and Broadcasters today announced the winners of the 2020 Media Eclipse Awards in six categories.
The 31st annual Thoroughbred Charities of America Stallion Season Auction is open for bidding. The auction is the largest annual fundraiser for the organization.
Almond Eye has seen off her rivals in the race to be crowned Japan's 2020 Horse of the Year, just as she frequently did on the track, with the dazzling mare attracting 236 of the 283 votes.
Six-year-old Got Stormy returned to the work tab Jan. 6 for the first time since her Nov. 7 bid in the Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint (G1T) at Keeneland.
New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program announced today that the estate of Joyce and Paul Robsham made a $500,000 contribution to the program's endowment fund.
As part of the partnership, the JRA will promote Japanese racing on the IFHA's website and social media channels.
Multiple Japanese grade 1 winner Fierement has been retired due to a suspensory ligament injury and will stand at Katsumi Yoshida's Northern Farm.
Two days into a delayed meet that began Jan. 4, Turf Paradise has suspended use of its grass course for an estimated 2 1/2 weeks, effective Jan. 6, according to the track's general manager, Vince Francia.
Goldikova became the first horse to win the same Breeders' Cup race three times when she landed the Breeders' Cup Mile (G1T) in 2008, 2009, and 2010, performances that earned her election to the Hall of Fame in 2017.