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Canterbury Park Jockeys and Jeans Event Sets Record

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 11:08
The Jockeys and Jeans Fundraiser at Canterbury Park for injured riders saw a record amount of money donated.

Vazirabad to Bypass Goodwood Cup

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 11:08
Stradivarius and Vazirabad will not face off in the July 31 Qatar Goodwood Cup (G1) after connections ruled out a return visit to Britain for the French stayer. 

Litfin At Large: Ample Quality Offered on Belmont Card

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 11:08
Center stage belongs to Belmont Park, where the Stars and Stripes Racing Festival features five graded stakes.

Skye Diamonds Seeks Great Lady M. Repeat

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 01:43
Last year's Great Lady M. Stakes (G2) was the coming out party for former claimer Skye Diamonds, and she'll return to Los Alamitos Race Course to defend her title July 7.

Asmussen, Santana Strike for Stakes Double in Iowa

Fri, 07/06/2018 - 01:43
Trainer Steve Asmussen and jockey Ricardo Santana Jr. paired up to win two of the three stakes for fillies and mares on the July 5 card at Prairie Meadows.

Fasig-Tipton July Sale Preview

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 22:36
Claire Crosby previews the Fasig-Tipton July Sale, including a behind the scenes look at yearling prep at WinStar Farm with comments from Donnie Preston. Sponsored by Taylor Made Sales Agency

African Night Sky Heads Snaith Quintet in Durban July

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 19:25
Eighteen contenders and two alternates, five of them trained by Justin Snaith, are set for the July 7 Vodacom Durban July (G1) at Greyville.

Justify Still Taking It Easy at Santa Anita

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 19:25
Almost a month after Justify's Triple Crown-clinching victory in the Belmont Stakes Presented by NYRA Bets (G1), trainer Bob Baffert is still taking it relatively easy on his undefeated superstar.

Stronach Group, Equibase Pounding Out Horse Weight Plan

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 19:25
In a move it hopes will provide an added handicapping tool for horseplayers, the Stronach Group, working with Equibase, hopes to provide weight information for horses starting at most of its tracks by the end of summer.

Oscar Performance to Retire to Mill Ridge Farm for 2019

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 19:25
Son of Kitten's Joy has won three grade 1s and earned nearly $2 million.

Ezmosh Tries for Turf Hat Trick in American Derby

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 19:25
Eight sophomores will race to establish themselves at the top of the 3-year-old turf division in the $100,000 American Derby Stakes (G3T) at Arlington International Racecourse July 7.

Keeneland Changes Reflect Marketplace's Ebb and Flow

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 19:25
There is a seemingly never-ending ebb and flow to equine sales, and Keeneland announced July 5 significant developments to its September and November sales and the resumption of its April 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale.

Will Rugbyman Upset the Dwyer Stakes?

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 19:25
J. Keeler Johnson handicaps the Dwyer Stakes (G3) at Belmont Park.

Los Alamitos, CHRB Prepare for Intense Heat

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 19:25
With record high temperatures expected throughout Southern California July 6, Los Alamitos and the California Horse Racing Board are preparing to deal with the potential impact on racing.

Larrieu Spending Spree Sets Tone at Arqana

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 16:17
The second and final day of the Arqana Summer Sale brought with it a frenetic afternoon of trade in Deauville on Wednesday, with eight six-figure lots and a top price of €445,000 ($518,682). 

No Shortage of Quality in Belmont Oaks Invitational

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 16:17
An impressive group that includes seven graded stakes winners will vie for an upper hand in the division when the 40th running of the Belmont Oaks Invitational Stakes (G1T) helps anchor a card that will feature five graded stakes.

Extreme Heat Forces Ellis Park to Cancel Six Races

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 16:17
Ellis Park canceled six of its eight scheduled races July 5 because of concern for the safety of horses and riders in the extreme heat and humidity. The call to cancel the rest of the racing program was made after the second race Thursday.

Los Alamitos, CHRB Preparing for Intense Heat

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 16:17
With record high temperatures expected throughout Southern California July 6, Los Alamitos and the California Horse Racing Board are preparing to deal with the potential impact on racing.

Eye of the Tiger Pensioned to Old Friends

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 16:17
Grade 2 winner Eye of the Tiger has been pensioned to Old Friends, the Thoroughbred Retirement Center in Georgetown, KY. 

ARCI to Consider Model Rules on Sports Wagering

Thu, 07/05/2018 - 16:17
The Association of Racing Commissioners International will consider expanding its portfolio beyond wagering on pari-mutuel horse and greyhound contests to those involving human athletes and teams.

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