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Irish War Cry Back in Training

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 17:47
One week after Irish War Cry turned in his second timed workout at Fair Hill Training Center, trainer Graham Motion said his millionaire stakes-winning protégé is on the road to recovery. 

Medaglia d'Oro Colt Represents Trinidad at Deauville

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 17:47
There is a single chance to purchase a yearling by Medaglia d'Oro at the Arqana August Sale in Deauville this weekend and the colt in question should be in strong demand as a one-off by such a prestigious sire, with a high-achieving dam to boot.

How Juddmonte Managed Arrogate's First Book

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 11:34
Experience from earlier stallions helped Juddmonte build a strong, well-blended first book of mares for the champion son of Unbridled's Song. His book is one of the strongest for an entering year sire in the last 12 years.

Grayson-Jockey Club Day set for Kentucky Downs

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 11:34
Sponsorships have been obtained for all five of the races Kentucky Downs made available for Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation Day, to be held on Saturday, Sept. 1. 

What's Going On Here: Good As It Gets

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 11:34
For breeder Jim Stone (Stoneway Farm) and breeding partner Terri Birch, Instagrand's Best Pal is the kind of “catalog update” one can only dream about. Instagrand’s half brother is cataloged in Book 1 of the September sale.

The Week in Photos 8/14/2018

Wed, 08/15/2018 - 11:34
Arlington Million, Beverly D, Secretariat, Fourstardave Handicap, Saratoga Special, Adirondack, Best Pal, Longacres Mile Handicap, Rancho Bernardo Handicap, Groupie Doll, Pucker Up and more.

Sports Wagering Has Monmouth, Delaware Optimistic

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 17:06
Sports wagering also has helped fuel a bump in on-track pari-mutuel wagering at Monmouth Park, although Delaware Park has not seen a similar increase.

Alpha Centauri Set to Race in 2019

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 17:06
Top Irish filly will target Matron Stakes next out

Stormy Liberal, Richard's Boy Headline Green Flash

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 17:06
With both Stormy Liberal and Richard's Boy entered in its field of eight, the $75,000 Green Flash Handicap at Del Mar Aug. 17 figures to do a grade 1-level impersonation of a graded stakes.

Final Daughter of Blue Hen Reprocolor Dies in Hampshire

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 17:06
Meon Valley Stud in Hampshire mourns loss of Colorvista

Normandy Farm Owner Polk Dies

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 17:06
During television coverage of the Beverly D. Stakes (G1T) Aug. 11 from Arlington International Racecourse, trainer Ken McPeek told NBCSN that Normandy Farms' owner Nancy Polk had died earlier that day.

Summers Made Biscuits From Scratch

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 17:06
Trainer Chad Summers shares the recipe that guided Mind Your Biscuits to a successful career.

Talismanic Back in Europe for Prix Gontaut-Biron

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 14:03
Godolphin has few more popular horses worldwide than Talismanic (GB), who resumes racing following a short break in the Aug. 15 Prix Gontaut-Biron (G3) over 2,000 meters (approximately 10 furlongs) at Deauville.

Renowned Equine Artist Peter Williams Dies at 84

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 14:03
New Zealand native was the unofficial artist-in-residence at Churchill Downs, Keeneland, and Saratoga Race Course.

Race Track Chaplaincy of New York to Honor Troutts

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 14:03
The New York Division of the Race Track Chaplaincy of America will honor Lisa and Kenny Troutt Aug. 15 at a brunch in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. for their dedication and commitment to backstretch workers on the New York Racing Association circuit. 

Laki Moves to Top of MATCH Series Overall Standings

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 14:03
When the stewards disqualified Lewisfield from first for interference in the stretch and awarded close-second Laki the victory in the Polynesian Stakes Aug. 12 at Laurel Park, it also affected the MATCH standings.

Duncker Elected to The Jockey Club Board of Stewards

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 14:03
C. Steven Duncker has been elected to the board of stewards of The Jockey Club, filling the vacant position left by Ogden Mills (Dinny) Phipps. Stuart S. Janney III, the chairman of The Jockey Club, was reelected to the board.

Beverly D. Winner Sistercharlie Cracks NTRA Poll

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 14:03
Filly Sistercharlie (IRE) moved to eighth in this week's NTRA Top Thoroughbred Poll after her third grade 1 win of the season in the Beverly D. Stakes (G1T) Aug. 11 at Arlington International Racecourse.

Radio, Television Schedule for Aug. 14-18

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 11:02
A schedule of upcoming radio and television programming on racing.

Fun Facts Ahead of 2018 TVG Pacific Classic

Tue, 08/14/2018 - 11:02
Ten fun facts, from America's Best Racing, ahead of the 2018 TVG Pacific Classic.

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