Headlines and features from the Thoroughbred industry
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On a day full of stakes at Zia Park, the most impressive performance may have come in the last of 10 races Nov. 22 at the New Mexico racetrack.
A look at three-time leading sire Tapit, from his up and down racing career to record heights as a stallion.
Out of the four Breeders' Cup Classic (G1) runners from the barn of Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert, Mubtaahij (IRE) is the first to get back to action.
Sharp Samurai will hit the Del Mar turf once again in the $300,000 Hollywood Derby (G1T) Nov. 25. Five from the Twilight Derby will be back to challenge in the Hollywood Derby.
The third lot into the ring Nov. 22, the feature day of the Goffs November foal sale, provided the highlight to three days of foal trade that saw turnover rise by 43% and average by 22% over the equivalent sessions in 2016.
A strong crop of 2-year-olds in 2017 prompted Evelyn Benoit's Brittlyn Stable to raise the stud fee for homebred Star Guitar to $7,500 for the 2018 breeding season.
Gulf Coast Equine's grade 2 winner Big Band Sound notched his first winner Nov. 21 when his daughter Devilish Sound broke her maiden at Delta Downs Racetrack in her second start.
The Oklahoma Horse Racing Hall of Fame at Remington Park will honor a new group of members Dec. 15. The presentations will be part of the final weekend of the 2017 Thoroughbred Season.
Monomoy Girl will look to land her first graded stakes Nov. 25 in the $200,000 Golden Rod Stakes (G2) at Churchill Downs.
Little gets a horseman's blood pumping like having a juvenile tout himself over the surface that hosts the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1). In his two victories from three career starts, Gotta Go has done just that for Ian Wilkes.
Thoroughbred Charities of America is pleased to announce the winner of the Fifth Annual TCA Youth Essay Contest. Aaron Foley, 10, of San Bruno, California, has been named the winner of the contest.
Restoration of the Hawthorne Gold Cup (G3) after a one-year hiatus created options for grade 1-placed, grade 3 winner Eagle, who is the 8-5 morning line favorite in the 1 1/4-mile test Nov. 25 at Hawthorne Race Course.
Tampa Bay Downs will begin its 92nd season of Thoroughbred racing Nov. 25 with an expanded stakes program and a focus on improving the day-to-day product.
Trainer Gary Contessa and his wife Jennifer lost a close friend when actor and singer David Cassidy died Nov. 21.
The Horses of Racing Age supplemental catalog for Fasig-Tipton's upcoming Midlantic December Mixed Sale has grown to 72 entries.
Robert Courtney Sr., who left us last week at 96, is celebrated not only for his long and distinguished career as a breeder and horseman, but as somebody who was always willing to help the next guy.
Created by the late Penny Chenery, the Vox Populi Award recognizes the racehorse whose popularity and racing excellence best resounded with the public.
It was the winter of 1986, and I was in a major lull in my potential writing career. I was just becoming enthusiastic about racing again after a brief hiatus in 1982, '83 and '84, during which my wife Joan and I had become fanatic birdwatchers
The Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation announced the addition of four new members to the Board of Directors: Paul H. Saylor, Maggie Wolfendale-Morley, Robert Masiello, and Erin Birkenhauer.
Prairie Meadows approved to run 67 Thoroughbred race dates in 2018.