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MATCH Series to Offer Free Past Performances

Wed, 2019-04-03 21:48
The five-day series offers 20 stakes representing four divisions this year.

Shamrock Rose Returns to Distance Sweet Spot in Madison

Wed, 2019-04-03 21:48
Nine 4-year-old fillies are set to run seven furlongs in the $300,000 Madison Stakes (G1) April 6 at Keeneland, including Eclipse female sprint champion Shamrock Rose.

Tax Looks to Collect Needed Derby Points in Wood

Wed, 2019-04-03 21:48
Tax and 10 rivals square off April 6 in the $750,000 Wood Memorial Presented by NYRA Bets (G2) that will award 100-40-20-10 Derby qualifying points to the top four finishers and should send at least two horses, and possibly more, to the Derby.

Hoffa's Union Among Four Late Triple Crown Nominations

Wed, 2019-04-03 21:48
Hoffa's Union, a 15 1/2-length maiden winner at Laurel Park, tops a group of four Thoroughbreds made eligible Monday to compete in the 2019 Triple Crown with a late $6,000 nomination payment.

Ritvo: Santa Anita Not Planning to Relocate Race Dates

Wed, 2019-04-03 21:48
Horses galloped and worked at Santa Anita Park the morning of April 3 as the racing office took entries for the April 6 card that will include the Santa Anita Derby (G1). It wasn't all business as usual, however.

Kentucky Derby Future Wager Pool 4 Opens April 5

Tue, 2019-04-02 21:46
Game Winner and Maximum Security are 8-1 co-favorites in the Pool 4 future wager.

Henley's Joy Returns to Turf in Transylvania

Tue, 2019-04-02 21:46
Sophomore turf horses star in Keeneland's April 5 feature, the $150,000 Kentucky Utilities Transylvania Stakes (G3T) run at 1 1/16 miles. Bloom Racing Stable's Henley's Joy tops the field of 11.

Big A's Distaff Has Holiday Feel

Tue, 2019-04-02 21:46
Holiday Disguise is one of five New York-breds in the nine-horse line-up for the April 5 Distaff Handicap (G3) at Aqueduct. Linda Rice trains the daughter of Harlan's Holiday, as well as two others in the cast.

Monomoy Girl Recovering from Mild Case of Colic

Tue, 2019-04-02 21:46
The Eclipse Award-winning filly Monomoy Girl is recovering from a mild case of colic that is expected to sideline her for about three weeks, preventing her from making her 2019 debut May 3 in the $500,000 La Troienne Stakes (G1) at Churchill Downs. 

Splashy Kisses, Sweet Diane Among Keeneland Supplements

Tue, 2019-04-02 21:46
Two 3-year-old graded stakes-placed fillies—Sweet Diane and Splashy Kisses—are among six horses supplemented to Keeneland's April 2-Year-Olds in Training and Horses of Racing Age Sale being held April 9.

Trainer William "Don" Bennett Dies at 76

Tue, 2019-04-02 21:46
The farm owner and trainer campaigned multiple black-type winner Acting Zippy.

Deep Impact Sidelined for 2019 Breeding Season

Tue, 2019-04-02 09:42
Shadai's leading sire will stop covering mares this season due to neck pain. His condition is not life-threatening, according to a farm spokesman.

Game Winner Works Toward Santa Anita Derby

Tue, 2019-04-02 09:42
Champion colt breezed six furlongs in 1:13 2/5 April 1