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Abel Tasman Heads Cotillion

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 20:09
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).

Tattersalls Ireland Day 1 Records Fall

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 20:09
Opening day of the Tattersalls Ireland September Yearling Sale Sept. 19 produced results not witnessed at the sale since the pre-recession year of 2006. 

Hong Kong to Offer Three Group 1 Races on Single Card

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:49
For the first time Hong Kong will stage three spring group 1 features on a single day, the Hong Kong Jockey Club announced Sept. 19. 

TOBA September Member of the Month

Tue, 09/19/2017 - 10:49
Along with boyhood friend Alan Schubert, Don Robinson races standout turf mare Cambodia, whom he co-bred with late partner Eric Kronfeld of Maverick Productions.

Keeneland September Exceeds 2016 Gross on Seventh Day

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 22:22
The buoyant pace continued at the Keeneland September yearling sale when gross sales of $273,298,000 through the Sept. 18 seventh session of the 12-day sale surpassed total sales of $272,890,500 recorded during last year's entire 13-day auction. 

New Plateau: Ami's Mesa Sets Track Record in Masters

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 22:22
After three clear victories at Woodbine, Ami's Mesa found success on the road as well Sept. 18 when she rallied to a one-length victory in the $400,000 Presque Isle Downs Masters Stakes (G2) in Erie, Penn.

Modem Aims to Connect in Lonesome Glory Handicap

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 19:19
Robert A. Kinsley has been upgrading his racing stable with imported hurdlers, and a key piece of that upgrade, Modem (GB), will have an opportunity to establish his value Sept. 21 in Belmont Park's $150,000 Lonesome Glory Handicap (NSA-1).

Glen Hill's Purchases Include $285,000 Orb Filly

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 19:19
After being quiet during the early part of the Keeneland September yearling sale, Glen Hill Farm's Craig Bernick has been busy, with one of his purchases being an Orb filly bought for $285,000 during the Sept. 18 session.

Ryan Buys a 'Very Special' Cairo Prince Colt

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 15:57
Agent Mike Ryan, the current second-leading buyer at the Keeneland September yearling sale, could barely contain his excitement over a Cairo Prince colt he bought for $350,000 during the Sept. 18 first session of Book 4.

World Approval Cracks NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 15:57
The NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll released Sept. 18 shows little change in the top 10 for horses of all ages, except for World Approval sliding in the 10th hole after winning the Ricoh Woodbine Mile (G1T) at Woodbine.

Big Keeneland Yearling Pinhook Return for Imagine...

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 15:57
When trainer John Servis purchased a Malibu Moon colt for $85,000 at the Keeneland September yearling sale Sept. 17, the transaction yielded a large profit for Florida-based Imagine...

Cathryn Sophia, Her Emmynency to Keeneland November

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 15:57
Longines Kentucky Oaks (G1) winner Cathryn Sophia and Her Emmynency, winner of the Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup (G1T) at Keeneland, have been consigned by Bedouin Bloodstock to Keeneland's 2017 November breeding stock sale, which begins Nov. 7.

One Final Party For Penny and a Fond Farewell

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 15:57
Steve Haskin shares fond memories of Penny Chenery and Secretariat.

Baffert Sees 'Big Improvements' in Arrogate

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 15:57
Traveling over the Santa Anita Park main track by himself the morning of Sept. 18, Arrogate, with Rafael Bejarano aboard, worked a half-mile in :49 3/5, cutting splits of :12 2/5 and :25 1/5 before galloping out to five furlongs in 1:02 3/5. 

ABR's Pedulla: Chenery Inspired Young Women

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 12:50
Chenery understood her place in racing history as the breeder and owner of 1973 Triple Crown winner Secretariat. She was understandably proud of that.

Woodbine Plans Aftercare Day on Oct. 15

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 12:50
The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) announced today that Woodbine Entertainment will host TAA Day on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2017, coinciding with the grade 1 Pattison Canadian International at Woodbine.  

SSO Valor, Two Riders Earn T.I.P. Awards

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 12:50
The Jockey Club Thoroughbred Incentive Program (T.I.P.) Sept. 18 announced the recipients of its two non-competition awards, the T.I.P. Thoroughbred of the Year Award and the T.I.P. Young Rider of the Year Award, for 2017.

Nominations Being Accepted for Pete Pedersen Award

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 12:50
The deadline to nominate a steward for the Racing Officials Accreditation Program (ROAP) 2017 Pete Pedersen Award, which is awarded to stewards who have served the sport of horse racing with distinction, is Oct. 15, 2017. 

Violence Leads Freshmen by Average at Keeneland Sale

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 00:39
Hill 'n' Dale Farms' stallion Violence may be second on the BloodHorse's leading first-crop sire list but he owns the title of top Keeneland September sire for his class through the auction's sixth session conducted Sept. 17.

Violence Leading Freshmen by Average at Keeneland Sale

Sun, 09/17/2017 - 21:39
Hill 'n' Dale Farms' stallion Violence may be second on the BloodHorse's leading first-crop sire list but he owns the title of top Keeneland September sire for his class through the auction's sixth session conducted Sept. 17.

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