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Now Standing in Ireland, Behesht Sires First Winner

Thu, 2022-03-17 01:57
The son of Sea The Stars, who previously stood at Calumet Farm, is expected to draw more attention from European breeders. He sired his first winner March 13 in Peru.

Del Mar to Offer Richest 'Ship & Win' Program Yet

Thu, 2022-03-17 01:57
Del Mar will offer its richest "Ship & Win" program yet in 2022, the 12th year the seaside track has used its unique incentive to lure out-of-state horses to become part of the local scene.

Shah Takes Home $1.2M Sale-Topping More Than Ready Colt

Thu, 2022-03-17 01:57
A More Than Ready colt commanded attention early at the Ocala Breeders' Sales March Sale of 2-Year-Olds in Training March 16, selling to Kaleem Shah's K. S. I. for $1.2 million. 

ABR, West Point Join in 'A Stake in Stardom' Initiative

Thu, 2022-03-17 01:57
America's Best Racing announced March 16 the launch of a new initiative, "A Stake in Stardom," in which two brand ambassadors, Sarah Cline and Joey Mulinaro, become partial owners of 3-year-old racehorses in partnership with West Point Thoroughbreds.

Garofalo Receives Six-Month Sentence in Doping Case

Thu, 2022-03-17 01:57
Carl Garofalo Sr., who's among more than two dozen defendants indicted on PED charges, was given a term of six months March 15 in U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. Meanwhile, the Lisa Giannelli case was set for jury trial.

Shadwell Places Two Kentucky Divisions on Market

Thu, 2022-03-17 01:57
Divisions of Shadwell Farm, Shadayid Stud and Erhaab Stud, have been placed on the real estate market as part of Shadwell's restructuring. The two farms, brokered by Justice Real Estate, are priced at $17.75 million and $12 million, respectively.

Adelaide Buyers Target Sires of Golden Slipper Runners

Wed, 2022-03-16 01:57
Best Of Bordeaux could deliver Hong Kong-based owner Tony Fung his second Golden Slipper (G1) in three years March 19, but the prolific owner's bloodstock team already have an eye to the future with another colt by champion sire Snitzel.

Into Mischief Pair Highlight of Strong OBS March Opener

Wed, 2022-03-16 01:57
The first juvenile sale of the year kicked off March 15 at the Ocala Breeders' Sales March Sale of 2-Year-Olds in Training with a packed pavilion and key players in place to bid on fast 2-year-olds in hopes of securing future champions.

Life Is Good, Colonel Liam Arrive in Dubai

Wed, 2022-03-16 01:57
Life Is Good and Colonel Liam, stars of Pegasus World Cup Day at Gulfstream Park Jan. 29, have settled into their barns at Meydan after flying overseas to compete in races on Dubai World Cup Day, March 26.

Into Mischief New York-Bred to Spendthrift for $1M

Wed, 2022-03-16 01:57
A New York-bred son of Into Mischief stood out at the Ocala Breeders' Sales March Sale of 2-Year-Olds in Training March 15, selling to Spendthrift Farm for $1 million.

Mori Tops OBS Purchases With $1.1M Into Mischief Colt

Wed, 2022-03-16 01:57
A striking son of Into Mischief lit up the bid board late in the day March 15 at the Ocala Breeders' Sales March Sale of 2-Year-Olds in Training, when Japanese trainer Hideyuki Mori dug in and emerged victorious with a $1.1 million ticket.

NYTB to Honor Divisional Champions at Saratoga

Wed, 2022-03-16 01:57
The New York Thoroughbred Breeders will honor the 2021 New York-Bred Divisional Champions during in-person events Friday, Aug. 12, at Saratoga Race Course and Fasig-Tipton in Saratoga Springs.

KY Stewards Fine, Suspend Forster for Drug Violation

Wed, 2022-03-16 01:57
Kentucky stewards fined trainer Grant Forster $500 and suspended him 15 days after one of his starters, Epicurean, tested positive for gabapentin in a race at Churchill Downs last fall.

Arlington Million Moves This Summer to Churchill Downs

Wed, 2022-03-16 01:57
Arlington International Racecourse will not race this year, with track owner Churchill Downs Inc. reaching a purchase agreement last fall with the Chicago Bears for the Chicago-area property, but its most important stakes will go on in 2022.

Florida HBPA Election Results Announced

Wed, 2022-03-16 01:57
Orseno takes over as interim president, additional new officers to be named March 24.

Grayson-Jockey Club Funding Approved for 2022

Wed, 2022-03-16 01:57
The board of directors of Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation announced March 15 it has authorized expenditure of $1,661,180 to fund 15 new projects and 10 continuing projects at 16 universities as well as three career development awards.

Race for Grace Banquet Set for May 2 at Churchill Downs

Wed, 2022-03-16 01:57
Annual "Race for Grace" fundraiser will celebrate 50 years of Kentucky Race Track Ministry May 2 at Churchill Downs.

Derby Dozen: Classic Causeway Makes Noise in Quiet Week

Wed, 2022-03-16 01:57
Byron King's Top 12 on the Road to the Kentucky Derby, presented by Spendthrift Farm.

Purses Up Over $1M in 77-Race Saratoga Stakes Schedule

Wed, 2022-03-16 01:57
The most wonderful time of the year for New York racing fans came into focus March 15 as the New York Racing Association announced the stakes schedule for the 40-day summer meet at Saratoga Race Course.

Cox Pins Kentucky Derby Hopes on Cyberknife, Zozos

Wed, 2022-03-16 01:57
A year ago at this time, trainer Brad Cox's days were filled mapping out plans for several of the top Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1) candidates.

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