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Look Back: Lonesome Glory Earns a Fifth Eclipse Award

Thu, 09/21/2017 - 06:19
A look back at steeplechaser Lonesome Glory's fifth Eclipse Award.

Breeders' Cup Announces Public Transportation Plan

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 20:52
Park-and-Ride Program Offers Free Parking and Shuttle Service.

Barretts Juvenile Key Prep for Run Away

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 20:52
Kaleem Shah's Run Away will make a relatively quick turnaround Sept. 23 for the $100,000 Barretts Juvenile Stakes at Los Alamitos Race Course, while trainer Simon Callaghan still has an eye on the Run Away and Hide colt's future.

Tequilita Seeks Second Graded Win in Charles Town Oaks

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 20:52
An overflow field of three-year-old fillies will take to the gate at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races Sept. 23 in a quest to take home the lion's share of the purse  in the $300,000 Charles Town Oaks (G3).  

Energy Carries Keeneland September Into Book 5

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 20:52
The energy level was high in the back ring at Keeneland Sept. 20 as the marathon September sale rolled through the first session of Book 5.

Sept. 20 Session Topper Brings $175,000

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 20:52
A racy gray/roan filly from the first crop of Hill ‘n’ Dale Farms’ Atreides topped the ninth session of the Keeneland September yearling sale. The filly, Hip 3077, brought $175,000 Sept. 20, the first session of Book 5.

Breeder Boulton Sees Plan Come Together

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 17:52
When the hammer fell at $150,000 for a filly she co-bred, Amy Boulton embraced consignor Pat Costello of Paramount Sales as tears flowed from her eyes.

Tom's Ready Stretches Out for Kelso

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 17:52
After a placing in the Forego Stakes (G1) last time out, G M B Racing's Tom's Ready will stretch out to the one-mile distance Sept. 23 in the $300,000 Kelso Handicap (G2) at Belmont Park.

First-Time Pinhooker Hits Book 5 Paydirt

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 17:52
Tony Cummins of Boston bought his first horse, a Quality Road weanling, last year for $5,000. He sold the colt Sept. 20 for $95,000 during Book 5 of the Keeneland September yearling sale.

Farrell, Tequilita Meet in Dogwood Stakes

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 17:52
Multiple graded stakes winner Farrell will return to racing action for the first time since she competed in the Longines Kentucky Oaks (G1) more than four months ago when she headlines the $100,000 Dogwood Stakes Sept. 23.

New Jersey Racing Commission Fines Gindi, Navarro

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 17:52
The New Jersey Racing Commission Sept. 20 followed the recommendations of Monmouth Park stewards to fine owner Randal Gindi and trainer Jorge Navarro for conduct "extremely detrimental to racing."

Records Fall at Tattersalls Ireland September

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 17:52
New heights were scaled at this year's Tattersalls Ireland September Yearling Sale, which saw sale records fall over two days of strong and determined bidding.

Reinvigorated Rick Porter Happy to be Buying Yearlings

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 17:52
Fox Hill Farm's Rick Porter is buying yearlings again, which is great news for himself as well as the Thoroughbred industry, as the owner feels healthy and happy after a two-year fight against cancer.

West Coast Looks to Take Control in Pennsylvania Derby

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 14:41
On the heels of his 3 1/4-length victory in the Aug. 26 Travers Stakes Presented by NYRA Bets (G1), West Coast enters the Pennsylvania Derby (G1) with an opportunity to use a second-half surge to take control of the 3-year-old division.

Hall of Fame Names Triple Crown Exhibit After Chenery

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 11:38
In recognition of her remarkable contributions to the sport of Thoroughbred racing, the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame has named its Winners of the Triple Crown exhibit in honor of Penny Chenery.

Delahooke Supports Water Hay Oats Alliance

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 11:38
International Bloodstock Agent, James Delahooke has thrown his support behind the efforts of the Water Hay Oats Alliance to ban the use of performance enhancing drugs in U.S. horse racing.

The Week in Photos 9/19/2017

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 11:38
Ricoh Woodbine Mile Stakes, Natalma Stakes, Northern Dancer Turf Stakes, Presque Isle Downs Masters Stakes, Summer Stakes, Sands Point Stakes, Pocahontas Stakes, Canadian Stakes, Iroquois Stakes, Locust Grove Stakes, Bold Venture Stakes, and more.

What's Going On Here: Life After Secretariat

Wed, 09/20/2017 - 11:38
Penny Chenery gave us much more than a great ride with Big Red

Momentum Carries Through Keeneland Book 4

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 23:17
Two yearlings, a filly by Warrior’s Reward and a colt by Stay Thirsty, each sold for $325,000 to headline Tuesday's session as Keeneland sold 285 yearlings for gross sales of $15,571,000, an average of $54,635 and a median of $40,000.

Abel Tasman Heads to Cotillion

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 23:17
Longines Kentucky Oaks (G1) winner Abel Tasman has set her sights on year-end honors and a hefty purse in the $1 million Cotillion (G1).

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