Headlines and features from the Thoroughbred industry
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The $65 million building has been named after pioneering orthopedic veterinarian Dr. C. Wayne McIlwraith.
A winner in his last five races, Southern Springs Stables, Robert LaPenta, and Head of Plains Partners' Whitmore will put his streak on the line in the $250,000 True North Stakes (G2) at Belmont Park June 9.
A competitive field of nine fillies and mares, 4 years and older, are scheduled to line up for the $500,000 New York Stakes (G2T) at Belmont Park that features last out winners Sea Calisi (FR) and Hawksmoor (IRE).
Code Warrior dueled early and had more than enough left in the tank to take Hendrie Stakes (G3) June 4 at Woodbine.
Six European invaders will line up to take on three U.S. graded stakes winners in a field of 14 for the $400,000 Belmont Gold Cup Invitational Stakes (G3T) over two miles on the Widener turf course June 9.
Santa Anita Park cancelled its second Thursday card of the season because of a lack of entries for the June 8 slate, and track executives put most of the onus on the local horsemen June 4 to run more horses and fill cards.
Satono Aladdin captured the June 4 Yasuda Kinen at Tokyo Racecourse, his first grade 1 victory, over last year's winner Logotype.
Al Shaqab Racing and Gerard Augustin-Normand's Brametot added his name to the list of horses that won both the French Two Thousand Guineas and the French Derby in the final strides of the 10 1/2-furlong classic June 4.
Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (G1) runner-up Lookin At Lee breezed four furlongs in :48.33 under the early morning sunshine on the Belmont Park main track June 4 in preparation for the June 10 Belmont Stakes (G1).
Trainer Chris Englehart reached 4,000 wins June 3, when Prince Supreme won the fifth race at Finger Lakes Racetrack.
Tom Mansor and Tachycardia Stables' Big Macher has a special place in trainer Richard Baltas' heart.
Both Isabelle de Tomaso's homebred Irish War Cry and Mark and Nancy Stanley’s Hollywood Handsome have been confirmed for the $1.5 million Belmont Stakes Presented by NYRA Bets (G1) June 10 at Belmont Park.