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American Pharoah Colt Soars Early at Keeneland

Wed, 2019-09-11 20:51
It didn't take long for the third session of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale to reach the seven-figure level as an American Pharoah colt sold to Jamie McCalmont, agent for M.V. Magnier and Sarah Kelly, for $1.3 million.

Pedro Venegas Promoted to Stallion Manager at Gainesway

Wed, 2019-09-11 20:51
Venegas has been a part of Gainesway's team for more than a decade, working most recently as the stallion assistant manager under Carl Buckler Sr., who has retired.

Bull Market Carries On at Keeneland

Wed, 2019-09-11 08:51
Topped by a $4.1 million Curlin colt bought by Sheikh Mohammed's Godolphin, the bull continued to run at the Keeneland September Yearling Sale when the Sept. 10 second session was a continuation of Monday's strong opener.

Old Friends Welcomes Slim Shadey

Wed, 2019-09-11 08:51
Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retirement farm based in Georgetown, Ky., today welcomed long-time turf hero Slim Shadey.

Bull Market Continues at Keeneland Yearling Sale

Tue, 2019-09-10 20:49
Topped by a $4.1 million Curlin colt bought by Sheikh Mohammed's Godolphin, the bull continued to run at the Keeneland September Yearling Sale when the Sept. 10 second session was a continuation of Monday's strong opener.

Monmouth's Major MATCH Players Get Home-Field Advantage

Tue, 2019-09-10 20:49
The only two MATCH Series competitors with two wins each in their respective divisions are poised to have a major impact in the Sept. 28 championship round at Monmouth Park.

Lady's Golden Guy First Winner for Golden Ticket

Tue, 2019-09-10 20:49
Lady's Golden Guy marked the first winner for freshman sire Golden Ticket when he rallied to a debut victory Sept. 10 at Finger Lakes Gaming and Racetrack.

McKinzie Retains Lead in Breeders' Cup Classic Rankings

Tue, 2019-09-10 20:49
Coming off a very quiet week in the Classic Division, the latest Breeders' Cup Classic Rankings remain virtually the same as the results from last week's poll. McKinzie leads the Top Ten, with the next six positions staying intact from Sept. 3.

Qurbaan Retired to Shadwell Stud

Tue, 2019-09-10 20:49
The son of Speightstown won the Bernard Baruch Handicap (G2T) for the second time Sept. 2. He retires having won or placed in nine graded stakes. Shadwell also announced the retirement of grade 3 winner Shagaf to the Indiana Stallion Station.

Churchill Downs September Meeting Opens Sept. 13

Tue, 2019-09-10 20:49
Horse racing on the thriving Kentucky circuit shifts to Churchill Downs Friday, Sept. 13 with a 10-race program at 12:45 p.m. EDT as the Louisville racetrack opens its seventh September Meet for an action-packed 11-date run through Sunday, Sept. 29.

Record Number of Entrants Compete at Charity Horse Show

Tue, 2019-09-10 20:49
More than 450 horses competed in the All-Thoroughbred Charity Horse Show.

Slim Shadey Stands Up at Old Friends

Tue, 2019-09-10 20:49
Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retirement farm based in Georgetown, Ky., today welcomed long-time turf hero Slim Shadey.

Little Change in NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll

Tue, 2019-09-10 20:49
With no grade 1 races contested this past weekend, there was little movement in the NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll released Sept. 9.

Godolphin Scores Son of Curlin for Staggering $4.1M

Tue, 2019-09-10 20:49
A simple bidding competition turned into an all-out war Sept. 10 for a $4.1 million striking son of Curlin out of Bounding, a champion sprinter in New Zealand. When the battle was over, Godolphin emerged victorious on a final bid of $4.1 million. 

$2.9M War Front Colt Means 'Everything' to Airdrie

Tue, 2019-09-10 20:49
Godolphin went to $2.9 million to land the striking dark bay or brown yearling consigned as Hip 258, with Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum and his team of advisors bidding from the back ring.

Thoroughbred Charities of America Awards Annual Grants

Tue, 2019-09-10 20:49
Thoroughbred Charities of America announced today that grants totaling nearly $475,000 have been awarded to 64 approved organizations.

Godolphin Strikes Early for Point of Honor Half Sister

Tue, 2019-09-10 20:49
Hip 199 sent the Sept. 10 second session of the Keeneland September Yearling Sale off to a strong start. The daughter of Union Rags was the first to reach the seven-figure mark when she was knocked down to Godolphin for $1 million. 

New York Horsemen Honor Marylou Whitney

Tue, 2019-09-10 20:49
The New York Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association has added the thanks and appreciation of the owners, trainers and backstretch community by honoring the "Queen of Saratoga" with the 2019 NYTHA EquiStar Award.

Street Sense Colt Tops Minnesota Yearling Sale

Tue, 2019-09-10 20:49
A Minnesota-bred colt by Street Sense was purchased by Lothenbach Stables for $82,000, topping the Sept. 8 Minnesota Thoroughbred Association's Yearling Sale at Canterbury Park's Expo Center in Shakopee, Minn.

Jockey David Cabrera Notches Career Win 1,000

Tue, 2019-09-10 20:49
Jockey David Cabrera, looking to build on the most successful season of his career in 2018, secured a milestone victory Sept. 9 at Prairie Meadows.

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