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Game Winner Heads List of Triple Crown Nominees

Wed, 02/06/2019 - 17:05
Led by unbeaten 2-year-old champion Game Winner, a total of 362 3-year-old Thoroughbreds were made eligible to compete in this year's Triple Crown series during the early nomination phase, which closed Jan. 26.

Game Winner Heads List of Nominees to Triple Crown

Wed, 02/06/2019 - 14:05
Led by unbeaten 2-year-old champion Game Winner, a total of 362 3-year-old Thoroughbreds were made eligible to compete in this year's Triple Crown series during the early nomination phase, which closed Jan. 26.

Complete List of Triple Crown Nominees

Wed, 02/06/2019 - 11:04
A complete list of all the horses nominated to the 2019 Triple Crown.

Keeneland Races to be Featured in EquiLottery Trial Run

Wed, 02/06/2019 - 11:04
Historic racetrack Keeneland and live sports lottery game provider EquiLottery Games have reached an agreement to feature races from the 2019 Keeneland Spring Meet.

Game Winner Heads List of Nominees to Spring Classics

Wed, 02/06/2019 - 11:04
Led by unbeaten 2-year-old champion Game Winner, a total of 362 3-year-old Thoroughbreds were made eligible to compete in this year's Triple Crown series during the early nomination phase, which closed Jan. 26.

What's Going On Here: Scaling the Mountain

Wed, 02/06/2019 - 11:04
Wolverton Mountain is back on the charts, thanks to Feedback.

Fasig-Tipton KY Winter Mixed Sale Posts Gains

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 19:46
Unseasonably warm weather and stiff competition for the better quality broodmares and broodmare prospects combined to produce strong gains in average and median Feb. 4-5 during the Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale.

Baffert Runners Prominent in Second Derby Future Pool

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 19:46
Bob Baffert's duo of Game Winner and Improbable are the individual morning-line favorites in Pool 2 of the Kentucky Derby Future Wager but "All other 3-year-olds" is expected to be the overall preference when betting concludes Sunday, Feb. 10.

Health Zone: Abortions in Broodmares

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 19:46
Placentitis, which is inflammation of the placenta usually caused by an infectious agent, is one of the most common causes of abortions in broodmares, and it is estimated to impact 3-5% of pregnancies.

Foal Patrol's With Honors Delivers a Tapit Filly

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 16:35
With Honors, a 5-year-old mare owned by LNJ Foxwoods, delivered a filly by Tapit at 9:10 p.m. Feb. 4 at Claiborne Farm as part of the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame's Foal Patrol Season 2. 

Showcasing Colt Tops Day 1 of Goffs February Sale

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 16:35
The progeny of proven sires were the order of the day during the Feb. 5 first session of the Goffs February Sale, with leading sires Showcasing, Sea The Stars, Lope de Vega, Kodiac, and Dark Angel responsible for the top five lots.

Underpressure Back for Premier Night Championship Try

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 16:35
After coming up just short in last year's Louisiana-bred Premier Night Championship Stakes at Delta Downs, Underpressure will try to earn a winner's circle trip this year against an expected nine state-bred rivals in the 1 1/16-mile test Feb. 9.

Steve Haskin's Derby Dozen - February 5, 2019

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 16:35
No change at the top, but plenty of new names on this week's Derby Dozen.

Study Aims to Address Sexuality Issues in Jocks' Room

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 16:35
Professional Jockeys Association welcomes groundbreaking research

Pelican Could Put Imperial Hint on Road Back to Dubai

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 16:35
Imperial Hint is taking aim on Dubai and a chance at redemption on multiple levels.

Week in Photos 2/5/2019

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 16:35
Fasig-Tipton Holy Bull, San Pasqual, Withers, Swale, Forward Gal, Sweetest Chant, Robert B. Lewis, DP World UAE 1000 Guineas, Al Shindagha, & Dania Beach.

Funeral Services Scheduled for J.B. McKathan

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 10:27
Funeral services for noted Ocala, Fla. horseman J. B. McKathan will be Saturday, Feb. 9 at Roberts Funeral Home, 606 S.W. 2nd Avenue, in Ocala, Florida.

David O'Rourke Takes NYRA Helm at a Critical Time

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 10:27
David O'Rourke, NYRA's senior vice president and chief revenue officer, has been named interim CEO by the board of directors at a critical time for the racing association.

Strong Fasig-Tipton Sale Opener for Consignor Keogh

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 19:05
The Feb. 4 opener of the Fasig-Tipton Winter Mixed Sale was successful for James B. Keogh's Grovendale, with six horses selling for gross receipts of $358,000 at an average price of $59,667.

Cheekaboo Tops Day 1 of Fasig-Tipton Winter Mixed Sale

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 19:05
Accomplished stakes horses offered as racing or broodmare prospects and yearlings were in demand during the Feb. 4 session of the Fasig-Tipton Winter Mixed Sale.

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