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Channel Cat and True Timber lead the new stallions with $7,500 fees. The third new sire, Hence, will stand for $5,000.
The concluding day of the Tattersalls December Mares Sale ended on a positive note when the Shadwell-consigned Adaalah (Lot 2277) became the highest-priced mare or filly to sell on the final day of the sale since 2012.
Grace Adler, Eda, and Benedict Canyon will try to give Baffert his fifth consecutive Starlet (G1) victory.
The Road to the Kentucky Oaks runs through New York Dec. 4 when Aqueduct Racetrack hosts the $250,000 Demoiselle Stakes (G2) for 2-year-old fillies. The 1 1/8-mile dirt race offers qualifying points on a 10-4-2-1 scale.
Not all Thoroughbred owners can watch their horses work from the backyard.
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul has signed a measure into law to expressly ban the sale of racehorses or breeding stock for slaughter.
An agreement is in place between Churchill Downs Inc. and the Nevada Pari-Mutuel Association that will allow for a resumption in simulcast betting in Nevada this winter on racing from Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots, Oaklawn Park, and Turfway Park.
Shoplifted, a son of multiple leading North American sire Into Mischief, is a three-time grade 1-placed stakes winner.
The Ohio Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners Association is pleased to announce its annual Stallion Season Auction Sale. Previews begin Friday and bidding takes place Dec. 8-9
The Maryland Jockey Club announced Dec. 2 the cancellation of racing at Laurel Park Dec. 3-5 as work continues to complete repairs to the track and to analyze recent equine injuries.
Though in most respects I only grow older, and no wiser, I do try nowadays not to get so cross about things. If I think people are breeding to the wrong horses, that's their prerogative. It's a difficult game; a still harder business. The Thoroughbred is reliable only as a vehicle of humility. We're all
Joel Rosario suffered a hairline fracture of a rib in a spill Thursday at Aqueduct. The news was first reported by the Daily Racing Form's Dave Grening. Rosario's agent, Ron Anderson, predicted that his rider would be out for about three weeks and could be ready for the Dec. 26 opening day card at Santa
DEAUVILLE, France-the sales caravan has rolled into its final stop of the season, the European bloodstock community having made its annual descent upon Deauville, France over the past two days for the Arqana December Breeding Stock Sale. With an expected deluge of rain remaining at bay through the first part of Friday, the usual suspects
DEAUVILLE, France–Nurlan Bizakov has made no secret of his intention to make a lasting mark on the French Thoroughbred industry, the Kazakhstani businessman having over the past two years purchased two of the best-known studs in the country: Haras de Montfort et Preaux and Haras du Mezeray. Those, along with Bizakov's Hesmonds Stud in the
In this continuing series, we take a look ahead at US-bred and/or conceived runners entered for the upcoming weekend at the tracks on the Japan Racing Association circuit, with a focus on pedigree and/or performance in the sales ring. Here are the horses of interest for this weekend running at Nakayama and Chukyo Racecourses. American-bred
After the Finish Line will host the 6th Annual Charity Auction of Breeders' Cup Hats opening this Sunday, Dec. 5, at 7 p.m. ET at ebay.com/str/afterthefinishline. The auction, which lasts for one week, will feature over 50 Breeders' Cup hats from the 2021 World Championships at Del Mar, donated by the horses' connections, as well
The world's best-known–not to mention most-talented–white Thoroughbred, Sodashi (Jpn) (Kurofune) gets a different sort of test when she tries the dirt for the first time in Sunday's G1 Champions Cup (ex Japan Cup Dirt) at Chukyo Racecourse, a race won in scintillating fashion by her sire 20 years ago. Named the champion of her generation
An impasse whose origin dates back more than two years that has prevented Nevada race books from taking betting on three simulcasting signals controlled by Churchill Downs, Inc. (CDI), was reportedly resolved on Wednesday, although it remains unclear which side budged or what changed in the negotiations. Mike Brunker of the Las Vegas Review-Journal broke
Churchill Downs Inc. is reportedly exploring selling off TwinSpires Racing, which the gaming corporation describes as the “premier online horse racing wagering platform in the United States.” The financial news site Bloomberg first broke the CDI scoop at 3:40 p.m. Eastern Dec. 2, citing several sources who requested anonymity because they were sharing information that
After 25 years on the job, Michael P. Ballezzi is calling it quits as the Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association. Since taking the reins in 1996 as executive director, Ballezzi has been a champion of the sport, its horsemen, and equine athletes while spearheading programs which would ultimately become the model for