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Keeneland September Sale Exceeds $300 Million

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 21:58
Gross sales for Keeneland September yearling sale exceeded $300 million for the first time since 2008 with the sale of Hip 3313 during the Sept. 21 session of the 12-day auction.

All the Way Jose Wins Lonesome Glory

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 21:58
Finally, Buttonwood Farm's All the Way Jose went all the way. He could not have found a better time to shake off a couple years worth of questions about his ability than in the $150,000 Lonesome Glory Hurdle Handicap (NSA-1) Sept. 21 at Belmont.

Lloyds Score With Violence Colt at Keeneland

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 18:45
With their first sale consignment since taking a hiatus from selling horses at public auction, Duncan and DeeDee Lloyd scored the top-priced offering during the Sept. 21 session of the Keeneland September yearling sale.

Penny Chenery Tribute

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 18:45
Remembering Penny Chenery from our latest issue of the magazine. Downloadable for free. Additional content included.

'Jose' Goes All the Way in Lonesome Glory

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 18:45
Finally, Buttonwood Farm's All the Way Jose went all the way. He could not have found a better time to shake off a couple years worth of questions about his ability than in the $150,000 Lonesome Glory Hurdle Handicap (NSA-1) Sept. 21 at Belmont.

Dortmund Could Resurface in Awesome Again

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 18:45
Kaleem Shah's Dortmund, a competitor at the grade 1 level during all four of his racing seasons, could return to that class of racing Sept. 30 in the $300,000 Awesome Again Stakes (G1) at Santa Anita Park.

Girvin Looks to Rebound in Oklahoma Derby

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 18:45
Girvin's connections hope he can distance himself from his disappointing Travers Stakes (G1) effort with a redeeming run in the $400,000 Oklahoma Derby (G3) at Remington Park Sept. 24.

Consignor Beau Lane on Strong Keeneland Market

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 18:45
With two days remaining in the marathon auction, Beau Lane and his wife Gail, assisted by daughter J. B. Orem and son-in-law Michael Orem, have sold 11 yearlings for $1.948 million.

New York Considers Change on Diathermy Treatments

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 18:45
Proposal would change the time in which a Thoroughbred horse can be treated with electro-medical equipment from 24 hours before the start of a race program to 24 hours before the post time of the treated horse's race.

Pure Justice is First Winner for Twinspired

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 18:45
Grade 1-placed stakes winner and freshman sire Twinspired got his first winner Sept. 21 when his daughter Pure Justice broke her maiden by 15 3/4 lengths at Belterra Park.

Fred Maas Appointed to California Horse Racing Board

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 15:42
California Gov. Jerry Brown appointed Fred Maas to the California Horse Racing Board Sept. 21 to fill a vacancy left by previous commissioner Steve Beneto, who resigned from the board in January.

Court Strikes Down Indiana 'Claiming Jail' Regulation

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 15:42
Ruling that an Indiana regulation surrounding claiming races discriminates against out-of-state racetracks, a U.S. District Court Judge Sept. 20 found in favor of plaintiff Jerry Jamgotchian, et al., to end the "claiming jail" practice.

Grade 1 Winner Al's Gal Consigned to Keeneland Nov.

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 15:42
Al's Gal, winner of the 2016 E. P. Taylor Stakes Presented by HPIBet (G1T) at Woodbine, will be offered in foal to leading sire Medaglia d'Oro at Keeneland's 2017 November Breeding Stock Sale.

Fair Grounds Stakes Schedule Worth $6.69 Million

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 15:42
Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots has announced a stakes schedule with 57 stakes worth more than $6.69 million for the 146th Thoroughbred racing season at the New Orleans oval. Opening day is slated for Nov. 18 and will include four overnight stakes.

Inaugural Real Rider Cup Raises Funds, OTTB Awareness

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 12:35
The Real Rider Cup was launched with the goal of raising money and awareness for off-track Thoroughbreds succeeding in second careers.

British Vets Debate Corporatization of Clinics

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 12:35
Majority of vet association members don't see the benefits

Will West Coast Win Again in the Pennsylvania Derby?

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 12:35
J. Keeler Johnson handicaps the Pennsylvania Derby (G1) at Parx Racing.

Jockey Club Projects Foal Crop Similar to Last Year

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 12:35
The Jockey Club reported 21,624 live foals of 2017 being reported to The Jockey Club on Live Foal Reports.

Celestine Heads Talented Bunch in Noble Damsel

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 09:32
A small but talented quintet will contest the Noble Damsel at a mile over the Widener Turf Course at Belmont Park as Time and Motion, Celestine, and Sassy Little Lila knock heads.

United States Stop in 2018 Unlikely for Winx

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 09:32
The chances of Winx heading to the United States in 2018 would be remote, but if the unlikely were to happen, the Saratoga Race Course meet might be the best fit.

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