Headlines and features from the Thoroughbred industry
Updated: 2 hours 18 min ago
Some 775 lots have been scheduled to sell in Part 1 of the Goffs November Foal Sale from Nov. 19-21, before mares take center stage on Thursday and Friday.
Beauty Generation confirmed his status atop the world's turf milers, and Joao Moreira celebrated his return to Hong Kong with a victory.
Stelvio unleashed a late rush between rivals in deep stretch to score his first grade 1 win in the Mile Championship Nov. 18 at Kyoto.
If you feel we have great rivalries in racing now, they are nothing compared to the battles in 1946 and ’47 pitting future Hall of Famers Stymie, Assault, Armed, and Gallorette against each other.
Jumping from a maiden race to a graded stakes is difficult enough, but Michael Lund Petersen's Mucho Gusto didn't get any breaks in the $100,000 Bob Hope Stakes (G3), either.
After tracking stablemate Big Changes through leisurely early fractions, Flurry Racing Stables' Mr. Misunderstood fought past his friendly rival and edged clear late to take the River City Handicap (G3T) by half a length.
Professor Emmeline Hill published findings in journal PLOS ONE
In an off-the-turf running of the $200,000 Red Smith Stakes Nov. 17 at Aqueduct Racetrack, Angels of Catalina's Argentina-bred Village King scored his first stakes win on North American soil.
Texas native and veteran horseman John T.L. Jones Jr. died Nov. 16 surrounded by family at his home in Quanah, Texas. He was 84.
A highly-contentious field of 10 filly and mare turf specialists are set for the $100,000 Cardinal Handicap (G3T), a 1 1/8-mile test over the grass Nov. 22 at Churchill Downs.
Corms Racing Stable and R. A. Hill Stable's graded stakes winner Divine Miss Grey is the 122-pound starting high weight for the $200,000 Falls City Handicap (G2), the centerpiece of a Thanksgiving Day card Nov. 22 at Churchill Downs.
A week after jockeys first expressed concerns with the Woodbine turf course, management at the Toronto track decided to cancel grass racing for the rest of its meet.
Golden Gate Fields had to cancel its second straight day of live racing Nov. 17 because of poor air quality from the devastating fires in Northern California, according to track vice president and general manager David Duggan.
Although he has been successful in all kinds of divisions, in recent years the 52-year-old trainer has excelled in grass sprints, not only on a daily basis at Santa Anita Park and Del Mar, but at the highest level on the planet.
After an early preview of wintry weather this week, it's easy to understand why grass racing is winding down in the Northeast and the Midwest, and indeed the final graded turf stakes of the season for older males will be run Nov. 17
The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission voted in a majority decision Nov. 16 to award a license for a new Standardbred track to the WKY Development applicant consisting of Churchill Downs Inc. and minority partner Keeneland.
Gelding raced by Joe Triumbari gets up late to win by a head.
Galileo, War Front, and Tapit were market leaders among broodmare sires, covering sires, and weanling sires, respectively.
Godolphin has won the John Deere Award as the outstanding breeder of the 2018 Breeders' Cup Challenge Series and the Breeders' Cup World Championships.
The Nov. 18 Mile Championship (G1) at Kyoto pits last year's winner, Persian Knight, against 17 rivals, including the promising 4-year-old filly Aerolithe and the Frankel colt Mozu Ascot.