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A look back at steeplechaser Lonesome Glory's fifth Eclipse Award.
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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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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Penny Chenery gave us much more than a great ride with Big Red
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.
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).