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Catholic Boy, winner of the Remsen Stakes (G2) in December, will make his seasonal debut when he faces six others in the $250,000 Sam F. Davis Stakes (G3) Feb. 10 at Tampa Bay Downs.
Reigning champ Ray Arsenault Feb. 9-11 will try to become the first two-time winner of the NTRA National Horseplayers Championship (NHC) presented by Racetrack Television Network, Stats Race Lens, and Treasure Island Casino in Las Vegas.
A month of top-class racing in Melbourne gets a flying start Feb. 10 with the likes of Hartnell (GB) and Black Heart Bart (AUS) in a field of 14 for the Ladbrokes C. F. Orr Stakes (G1) at Caulfield.
The 9-year-old son of Majestic Missile will stand for Josef Pšurný in Moravia.
The Kentucky Office of State Veterinarian on the evening of Feb. 6 provided an update on the quarantine in place at Turfway Park because of equine herpesvirus-1.
A total of 573 juveniles have been cataloged for the Ocala Breeders' Sales' 2018 March sale of 2-year-olds in training set for March 13-14, with sessions beginning at 10:30 a.m.
Well thought out customer arguments opposing Keeneland's takeout increase ahead of the 2017 fall meet have made an impact. Keeneland officials on Feb. 7 said the Lexington track would be reduce takeout beginning with the upcoming spring meet.
The Kentucky Equine Education Project is staging its second KEEP Day in Frankfort on Thursday, February 15, 2018.
There are no fancy copper cupolas atop the barns nor grand viewing stands around the training track at Ocala Stud. There is just the sturdiness born of 62 years of breeding, foaling, raising, and training racehorses.
Success in any sport comes from teamwork
Holy Bull, Las Virgenes, San Pasqual, San Marcos, Palos Verdes, Withers, Robert B. Lewis, Swale, Forward Gal, Dania Beach, Sweetest Chant, and more.
BloodHorse Daily editor Claire Novak recaps the Fasig-Tipton winter mixed sale, including comments from Codee Guffey, Glenn Brok, and Boyd Browning. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales Agency.
Competitive bidding at the upper reaches of the market pushed the Fasig-Tipton winter mixed sale above the buoyant auction of 2017, as gross, average, and median prices all rose during the Feb. 5-6 venue.
When the National HBPA meets in March, it will tackle hot topics including sports betting and its possible effects on racing, stemming the dearth of backside employees, and horses' inadvertent exposure to recreational and prescription medications.
Due to recent positive tests for equine herpesvirus 1 at Turfway Park in Kentucky, Delta Downs has issued a temporary ban on horses stabled at that racetrack from entering its stable area.
Live streaming and teleconference access is available for those who cannot attend the event being held at Golden Gate Fields.
Fast rising stars McKinzie, Audible, and Mask join reigning 2-year-old champion Good Magic atop the roster of individual betting interests in this week's second pool of Churchill Downs' 2018 Kentucky Derby Future Wager.
JPMorgan Chase, the largest credit card issuer in the United States with more than 80 million active cardholder accounts, has begun approving credit card deposit transactions with U.S. licensed and regulated advance-deposit wagering companies .
After announcing last October plans to go out on his own after more than a decade as the right-hand man of Casse Racing, Norman Casse will saddle his first starter as a head trainer Wednesday, when he sends out Rate of Return at Gulfstream Park.
Former stallion has begun retraining at New Vocations.