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Bayern Filly Tops Midlantic Sale Pinhook Prospects

Thu, 2019-05-09 01:05
Hip 17, a Bayern filly purchased by Hartley/DeRenzo for $600,000 at The Saratoga Sale tops the list of previously purchased horses entered in the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale.

New Player in N.Y. Workers' Compensation Marketplace

Wed, 2019-05-08 13:02
Brightening the workman's compensation outlook in New York are some promising recent developments, yet a slow response and some skepticism reflect a bigger problem than the actual rates.

Catalog for OBS Sale of 2-Year-Olds, HRA Now Online

Wed, 2019-05-08 13:02
The catalog for this year's Ocala Breeders' Sale of 2-Year-Olds and Horses of Racing Age, scheduled for June 12-14 in Ocala, Fla., is now online, with 997 juveniles and 17 older horses entered.

MMA Fighter Bailey Has Race-Riding Career in Mind

Wed, 2019-05-08 13:02
As an exercise rider and aspiring jockey, Chel-c Bailey relies on finesse to keep a 1,100-pound Thoroughbred race-ready. Flip the emotion switch and she becomes "Battle Born" Bailey, unbeaten MMA fighter.

Trainer Fisher to Send out Majority of Iroquois Field

Wed, 2019-05-08 13:02
Jack Fisher, the National Steeplechase Association's champion trainer for the past seven years, has the $150,000 Calvin Houghland Iroquois (NSA-G1) in his sights and within his grasp. 

Country House a New Feather in Lookin At Lucky's Cap

Wed, 2019-05-08 13:02
Porter on Pedigrees

Chilean Champ, Old Friends Resident Santona Euthanized

Wed, 2019-05-08 00:58
Chilean champion Santona has died. The 25-year-old mare was euthanized at Park Equine Hospital at Woodford on May 5 due to complications from colic. 

Maximum Security at Monmouth With Haskell in Sights

Wed, 2019-05-08 00:58
Dennis Drazin announced during Monmouth Park's season-opening press conference that Maximum Security, the first horse stripped of a Kentucky Derby (G1) victory due to a racetrack foul, would be targeting Monmouth's Haskell Invitational (G1).

Rojas Sentenced to Prison for Misbranding Equine Drugs

Wed, 2019-05-08 00:58
Murray Rojas was sentenced May 6 to 27 months in federal prison after the former trainer was found guilty of misbranding drugs and illegally administering race day medication to horses in 2013.

West Believes Tapes Tell a Different Tale About DQ

Wed, 2019-05-08 00:58
The more tape that Gary West watches, the more and more convinced he becomes that there was no reason to strip a victory from his homebred Maximum Security in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1).

Marrillia, Therrien Named to Keeneland Executive Team

Wed, 2019-05-08 00:58
Keeneland officials have announced two additions to the executive leadership team: Christa Marrillia is vice president and chief marketing officer and Marc Therrien is managing director of Keeneland hospitality.  

Blue Star Racing to Stand Breaking Lucky

Wed, 2019-05-08 00:58
The stallion by Lookin At Lucky is a half brother to the dam of Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Country House.

Andreas Jacobs on Perils Facing South African Industry

Wed, 2019-05-08 00:58
Jacobs family among leading owner-breeders in Europe

Godolphin Set for Classic Fight

Wed, 2019-05-08 00:58
Trainer Charlie Appleby vows to disrupt Coolmore classic domination

Japan to Start Classic Campaign at Leopardstown

Wed, 2019-05-08 00:58
It has been 17 years since a winner of Leopardstown's Derrinstown Derby Trial (G3) followed up in the Investec Derby (G1) at Epsom.

Country House Out of Preakness

Wed, 2019-05-08 00:58
Trainer Bill Mott said May 7 the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1) winner has developed a cough and seems to be harboring a virus. The son of Lookin At Lucky is on antibiotics.

Maximum Security Arrives at Monmouth Park

Tue, 2019-05-07 12:52
Maximum Security, who finished first in last Saturday's Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1) but was disqualified, has arrived at trainer Jason Servis' barn at Monmouth Park in Oceanport, N.J.

Indiana Horse Racing Commission Director To Retire

Tue, 2019-05-07 12:52
Indiana Horse Racing Commission executive director announces retirement.

KHRC Denies Appeal Request on Derby Disqualification

Tue, 2019-05-07 00:48
A request May 6 to appeal the stewards' decision disqualifying Maximum Security from victory in the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1) May 4 at Churchill Downs has been denied by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission.

Mott 'Leaning Toward' Preakness Bid for Country House

Tue, 2019-05-07 00:48
The morning after the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1), Bill Mott noted the high expectations to run the winner back in the Preakness Stakes (G1).