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Del Mar stewards grant Baze leave of absence for 'personal matters'

Fri, 2022-08-12 18:40
Jockey Tyler Baze, who failed to show at Del Mar for his scheduled mounts on Thursday and did not contact stewards until only one race remained on that day’s card, was granted a leave of absence for what the stewards called “personal matters” after meeting with the stewards Friday afternoon.

Bankit comes up on right side of photo in Evan Shipman

Fri, 2022-08-12 18:31
Though he had banked more than $1 million in his career, Bankit had a history of getting short-changed in some big money spots. Friday, however, Bankit came out on the right side of a close finish, wearing down a stubborn pacesetting Sea Foam to win the Evan Shipman by a nose.

Scoops Dynasty streaks into Golden State Derby

Fri, 2022-08-12 17:37
Scoops Dynasty is not only unbeaten in four starts at Los Alamitos this year, his Quarter Horse rivals are having difficulty getting close to him. Scoops Dynasty has won each race by at least three-quarters of a length, a fair margin in 400-yard races. The dominance is why Scoops Dynasty will be favored to extend his winning streak in Sunday’s $210,000 Golden State Derby, the track’s leading race for 3-year-olds of the summer.

Yonkers: Analysis for Monday 8/15

Fri, 2022-08-12 17:23
Matt Rose's analysis of the Monday 8/15 card at Yonkers Raceway.

Woodbine Mohawk Park: Analysis for Monday 8/15

Fri, 2022-08-12 17:11
Garnet Barnsdale's analysis of the Monday 8/15 card at Woodbine Mohawk Park.

Northfield: Star-studded All-Stakes Pick 5 highlights Milstein Night wagering options

Fri, 2022-08-12 17:05
MGM Northfield Park's premier event of the season, the $300,000 Carl Milstein Memorial for three-year-old pacers, goes to the gate this Saturday night as the anchor leg (Race 10) of a $20,000 Guaranteed All-Stakes Pick 5.

Silent Runner takes advantage of hot pace in Lake Huron Stakes

Fri, 2022-08-12 16:57
Favored Silent Runner mowed down all the speed in a daylight score in Friday’s $100,000 Lake Huron Stakes for Ontario-sired 3-year-old males at Woodbine. 

Michael Fetters, jockey turned trainer, dies at 71

Fri, 2022-08-12 16:57
Michael Fetters, a jockey turned trainer who long was affiliated with Hall of Fame horseman Jack Van Berg, died July 24 in Bossier City, La., according to his wife, Betty Fetters. He was 71.  

TimeformUS horses in focus for Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022

Fri, 2022-08-12 15:50
TimeformUS horses in focus for Sunday, Aug. 14, 2022

Tyler's Tribe staying at Prairie Meadows for stakes

Fri, 2022-08-12 15:49
Tyler’s Tribe could develop into a candidate for the Breeders’ Cup, but before then the 2-year-old who has put up some of the year’s best Beyer Speed Figures has upcoming race options at his home track of Prairie Meadows.  

Cohens' big bet Ultimate Gamble makes debut Sunday

Thu, 2022-08-11 19:01
Spending $1.75 million for a 2-year-old just might be the Ultimate Gamble for Jed and Tim Cohen, who decided to throw in for that amount for a Medaglia d’Oro colt who debuts Sunday in race 7 at Del Mar for trainer Mark Glatt.

Poppy Flower closes fast to win Galway Stakes

Thu, 2022-08-11 18:35
For the second time in three starts, Poppy Flower used a strong closing kick to win a listed stakes, Thursday rallying down the center of Saratoga’s outer turf course under Jose Ortiz to win the $150,000 Galway Stakes by one length over Empress Tigress.

Poppy Flower remató con mucha fuerza para ganar el Galway Stakes

Thu, 2022-08-11 18:24
Poppy Flower ahorró terreno junto al riel y luego emprendió una notable atropellada por centro de pista para pasar de viaje e imponerse en el Galway S. ($150,000), carrera de 5 ½ furlongs para tresañeras disputada la tarde del jueves 11 en Saratoga.

Pocono: Horses to watch from August 6 - August 9

Thu, 2022-08-11 18:21
Horses to watch from Pocono Downs.

Woodbine Mohawk Park: Horses to watch from August 4 - August 9

Thu, 2022-08-11 18:15
Horses to watch from Woodbine Mohawk Park.

Northfield: Soaring Now looks to reach new heights in Milstein Memorial

Thu, 2022-08-11 17:34
Health issues grounded Soaring Now during his 2-year-old season, but the colt is flying high again as he heads to Saturday's $300,000 Carl Milstein Memorial Invitational for 3-year-old pacers at MGM Northfield Park.

Tyler Baze removed from Del Mar mounts after failing to appear

Thu, 2022-08-11 17:28
Jockey Tyler Baze did not show up for his scheduled mounts at Del Mar on Thursday and did not call in sick or with an excused absence, causing stewards to remove him from his mounts.

New York Racing Association buys part of United Tote

Thu, 2022-08-11 17:25
The New York Racing Association has acquired a 49 percent share in United Tote from Churchill Downs Inc., marking the first time NYRA owns a piece of a tote company and a move it hopes will expedite its presence onto sports-wagering platforms.

Mathis off to flying start at Del Mar

Thu, 2022-08-11 15:08
With five wins from his first 18 runners, trainer Andy Mathis has had a sharp start to the Del Mar summer meeting.

Australia: Mr Brightside preps for Grade 1 in P.B. Lawrence Stakes at Caulfield

Thu, 2022-08-11 15:08
Mr Brightside ended the Australian fall season in April with his first Grade 1 win in the $2.2 million Doncaster Handicap at a mile at Royal Randwick Racecourse in Sydney. Mr Brightside could return to race at that level very soon, depending on the results of his comeback in Saturday’s Group 2 P.B. Lawrence Stakes at seven furlongs at Caulfield Racecourse in Melbourne.