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Bortolazzo Stable's Bellavais finally added graded stakes winner to her résumé Jan. 12 when she pulled off a decisive 3 1/2-length win in the Marshua's River Stakes (G3T) at Gulfstream Park.
With a come-from-behind move that stunned the Gulfstream Park audience, Doctor Mounty overtook grade 1 winner Heart to Heart in the final strides to take the Jan. 12 $100,000 Tropical Turf Stakes (G3T) over one mile.
Five races were rescheduled for Jan. 13 after protestors disrupted the meet
World Cup contenders continue to prep for America's richest race
Jockeys Horacio Karamanos, Trevor McCarthy, and Jomar Torres all escaped serious injury following a three-horse spill in the sixth race Jan. 11 at Laurel Park.
Group 1-winning trainer Lloyd Kennewell's rise to prominence hit new heights at the Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale Jan. 12 when he purchased a colt by I Am Invincible for AU$1.7 million, outlasting Godolphin in the process.
Turfway Park canceled its live racing card Jan. 12 because of a continuing winter storm. The facility remains open for simulcasting and closes at 10 p.m. ET.
Smiling Tiger delivers good times to Alan Klein and Phil Lebherz.
James Harron returned to the source of his biggest Thoroughbred success at the Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale in Australia Jan. 11, when he purchased a son of Written Tycoon.
Victor Espinoza's next workout on a Thoroughbred is on hold pending further medical evaluation, his agent, Brian Beach, said Jan. 11 at Santa Anita Park.
Jockeys Trevor McCarthy, Horacio Karamanos, and Jomar Torres were taken to the hospital for evaluation following a three-horse spill during the sixth race Jan. 11 at Laurel Park.
The South Florida racing community held a moment of silence Friday in memory of Mildred "Mickie" Poleo, one of the most loved and colorful members of the Gulfstream staff who passed away last week.
Three of trainer Carla Gaines' horses were scratched from the Jan. 11 card at Santa Anita Park just after the second race went official.
D J Stable and Cash is King's Jaywalk, the frontrunner to earn an Eclipse Award as champion 2-year-old filly of 2018, returned to the work tab Jan. 11 to begin preparations for her sophomore campaign.
Harvey Clarke, a longtime player in the Thoroughbred business and breeder of Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1) and Preakness Stakes (G1) winner I'll Have Another, passed away Jan. 11 at his home in Franklin Lakes, N.J.
Grade 1 winner Channel Maker has joined the field for the $7 million Pegasus World Cup Turf Invitational (G1T) Jan. 26 at Gulfstream Park.
Classic-winning trainer John Oxx will once again have a contender in his care following the shock development that will see Patrick Prendergast forfeit his license and eschew his formal role as handler of Skitter Scatter.
The University of Minnesota Crookston Equine Science program has announced that it will have openings to foal out mares for Spring Semester 2019.
The colt was bred and foaled by Blackstone Farm.
When Winners Foundation president Gino Roncelli walks the backstretch at Santa Anita Park, he can't help but bump into people who were helped by the organization's longtime director, Bob Fletcher.