Headlines and features from the Thoroughbred industry
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Once upon a time in a far off land, there lived a Thoroughbred racehorse named Canonero, whose remarkable story whipped through two continents with hurricane-like force, tearing the pages right out of the history books.
When graded stakes winner Economic Model starts in the March 31 Godolphin Mile sponsored by Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum City—Disctrict One (G2), it will represent both a career first for his trainer Chad Brown and a swansong of sorts.
Celebrating two of the biggest racing events of the year, TVG will feature special programming with live, on-site coverage this weekend for the $10 million Dubai World Cup and the 67th Florida Derby at Gulfstream Park
Horses preparing for 2018 Dubai World Cup Day including Rey De Oro (Green #9), Awardee (White #1), Mind Your Biscuits (Gold #3), Reride (Pink #4), and West Coast (White #10). Courtesy of Dubai Racing Club.
Foals grow fastest during the first months of life. Genetics, feed, and environment all play roles in growth and skeletal development.
Saeed bin Suroor (Godolphin) talks about Thunder Snow's prospects for the 2018 Dubai World Cup. Courtesy of Dubai Racing Club
Charles Fipke talks about Forever Unbridled's prospects for the 2018 Dubai World Cup. Courtesy of Dubai Racing Club
Horses preparing for 2018 Dubai World Cup Day including Neorealism (Yellow #11), Forever Unbridled (White #2), Pavel (White #7), Talismanic (White #8), and Rosa Imperial (Blue #9). Courtesy of Dubai Racing Club.
Trainer Antonio Sano spent a sleepless night after his Dubai World Cup Sponsored by Emirates Airline (G1) contender Gunnevera became slightly lame March 28.
Kimbear, a 4-year-old Temple City colt who started his racing career in Southern California, earned his first group win in Dubai March 10 and will run on the Dubai World Cup (G1) undercard March 31 in the Godolphin Mile (G2).
Horse Racing Radio Network (HRRN) announced Thursday, their schedule for Saturday's major Triple Crown preps, the Florida Derby (G1).
Rockingham Ranch's willingness to send horses around the world in recent years has a function, and also has had some residual benefits.
BackTrack is in the third of 12 weeks looking back at the Belmont Stakes (G1) victories of the Triple Crown winners in celebration of the 150th anniversary of the New York classic.
The auction posted the second-highest average and median in the sale's history, and the highest in both categories since the move to Gulfstream Park in 2015.
After more than 50 years in horse racing, the Peacock family focused their entire breeding operation on one mare. The plan could not be working any better.
Larry Best's OXO Equine went to $1.2 million to acquire the Into Mischief colt consigned by Eddie Woods as agent. The colt's second and third dams, respectively, are graded stakes winners Added Asset and Added Elegance.
The chestnut Orb filly that worked a quarter-mile in :21, the fastest work since Fasig-Tipton began selling at Gulfstream Park, sold to Baoma Corp. The filly's second dam is grade 1 winner Dream of Summer, the dam of Creative Cause and Destin.
Trainer Todd Pletcher signed the ticket for the colt on behalf of Coolmore. Sold as Hip 31, the colt is out of the stakes winner Risky Rachel and the family of multiple graded stakes winner Say Florida Sandy.
Agent Marette Farrell signed the ticket on behalf of Peter Fluor for the bay colt by Uncle Mo out of the Argentine stakes winner Potra Clasica.
Four weeks after having her streak snapped at three consecutive stakes, Peter Deutsch's Take Charge Paula seeks a return to her winning ways March 31 in the $250,000 Gulfstream Park Oaks (G2).