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Mucho Gusto Moves Into Top 10 of NTRA 3-Year-Old Poll

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 19:05
An open-length victory in the grade 3 Robert B. Lewis Stakes Feb. 2 at Santa Anita Park was enough to earn Mucho Gusto a place in the top 10 in this week's National Thoroughbred Racing Association top 3-year-old poll. 

Emmeline Hill: DNA Analysis Can Maximize Potential

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 19:05
Emmeline Hill has expanded the application of DNA analysis

The Mackem Bullet, Somelikeithotbrown Meet in Battaglia

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 15:57
A pair of grade/group 1-placed 3-year-olds will meet under the lights Friday, Feb. 8 at Turfway Park in the $75,000 John Battaglia Memorial Stakes when colt Somelikeithotbrown takes on the filly The Mackem Bullet.

Aussie Trainer Not Fighting Battery Possession Charges

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 15:57
Australia's champion trainer Darren Weir is facing a four-year suspension from the sport for possessing illegal electric devices, after they were found Jan. 30 on his property during a raid by stewards and police. 

Cheekaboo Lights Up Bid Board Early at Fasig-Tipton

Mon, 02/04/2019 - 12:55
Grade 2 winner Cheekaboo lit up the Fasig-Tipton Winter Mixed Sale bid board when she was purchased by K R Japan for $300,000. She was the first horse to bring six figures during the two-day auction's first session Feb. 4.

A Bit Special Steps Up in Sweetest Chant at Gulfstream

Sun, 02/03/2019 - 21:19
British-bred A Bit Special successfully stepped up to graded company, taking the $100,000 Sweetest Chant Stakes (G3T) comfortably Feb. 3 at Gulfstream Park.

Always Shopping Closes to Take Busanda

Sun, 02/03/2019 - 21:19
Repole Stable homebred Always Shopping, under a perfect trip engineered by meet-leading rider Manny Franco, made her stakes debut a winning one in the $100,000 Busanda Feb. 3 at Aqueduct Racetrack.

NYRA Seeks Modified Saratoga Meet

Sun, 02/03/2019 - 18:17
Long debated but handily rejected over the years, the New York Racing Association is now backing a longer meet, at least for 2019, during its annual Saratoga Race Course racing season.

J.B., Silver Charm, and American Pharoah

Sun, 02/03/2019 - 18:17
The racing and breeding world was shocked to learn of the death of J.B. McKathan, who along with his brother Kevin, helped propel Bob Baffert in '96 while establishing the McKathan Brothers Farm in Ocala as one of the best classrooms for 2-year-olds.

Shelbe Ruis, Santa Anita at Odds Over Wet-Track Scratch

Sun, 02/03/2019 - 18:17
Trainer Shelbe Ruis indicated Feb. 2 that she felt track management at Santa Anita Park put undue pressure on her to run 3-year-old colt and scheduled first-time starter, C Falls, on a wet track she felt was unsafe.

Godolphin Global Spending Review Results in Cuts

Sun, 02/03/2019 - 18:17
Officials have been told Darley will no longer back the Irish Oaks

On-Track Performances Have Impact on Consignors

Sun, 02/03/2019 - 15:00
Consignors live for major updates to the catalog pages of horses they are offering for sale, and the results from two major stakes races on Feb. 2 were impactful to two consignors at the Fasig-Tipton Winter Mixed Sale, but with different outcomes.

Veteran Florida Horseman J.B. McKathan Dies

Sun, 02/03/2019 - 15:00
J.B. McKathan, a member of an iconic Florida horse racing family who developed many top-level runners, died Feb. 2.

Battle of Midway Outlasts McKinzie in San Pasqual

Sat, 02/02/2019 - 22:55
Battle of Midway followed his rival all the way around the racetrack and finished a half-length in front at the wire.

Power Gal Returns to Winning Ways in Martha Washington

Sat, 02/02/2019 - 22:55
With 10 points toward the Road to the Kentucky Oaks on the line, Gary Barber's Power Gal proved to be the best of the seven-horse field and claimed the $125,000 Martha Washington Stakes Feb. 2 at Oaklawn Park.

Former Claimer Tax Takes Withers Stakes

Sat, 02/02/2019 - 22:55
Claimed by trainer Danny Gargan for owner Hugh Lynch a little more than three months ago, Tax is on a possible path to the Kentucky Derby (G1) after his score in the Withers Stakes (G3).

Harvey Wallbanger Skims Rail to Holy Bull Upset

Sat, 02/02/2019 - 19:54
There was the way everyone expected the $350,000 Fasig-Tipton Holy Bull Stakes (G2) to go down, and then there was one Harvey Wallbanger.

Mucho Gusto Settles, Surges in Robert B. Lewis Stakes

Sat, 02/02/2019 - 19:54
The apparent clear pacesetter on paper in field of four, Michael Lund Petersen's Mucho Macho Man colt got out of the gate best, but when Kid Cantina and Magnificent McCool sped up on the inside, Mucho Gusto relaxed into third.

Runaway Ghost Returns a Winner in Ft. Bliss Stakes

Sat, 02/02/2019 - 19:54
As Runaway Ghost crossed the wire first in the $75,000 Ft. Bliss Stakes Feb. 2 at Sunland Park, trainer Todd Fincher was hit with a variety of emotions.

Feedback Takes Forward Gal, Call Paul Wins Swale

Sat, 02/02/2019 - 19:54
Klaravich Stables' Feedback stamped herself an exciting prospect for the Longines Kentucky Oaks (G1) when she came off a 5 1/2-month layoff Feb. 2 to capture the $150,000 Forward Gal (G3) at Gulfstream Park.

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