Kentucky Horse Racing Commission chairman Jonathan Rabinowitz reiterated the regulatory body's support for historical horse racing, a form of gaming that the Kentucky Supreme Court recently ruled that one brand of which is not pari-mutuel.
Having already won 17 stakes races in 2020, including four grade 1s with different horses, Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners will look to add to its list of stakes tallies at the Breeders' Cup Nov. 6-7 at Keeneland.
Gregory Smothers, Marcelo Arenas, and Patrick "Shawn" Autry have been named finalists for the Thoroughbred Industry Employee Awards' Dedication to Racing Award. A winner will be announced Nov. 5 during a virtual ceremony scheduled for 12:00 p.m. ET.
Following the Oct. 19 announcement by the Irish government that the country will move to its highest lockdown tier for six weeks starting from midnight on Wednesday, Goffs have been forced to rescheduled three sales.
Good news has been hard to come by in Ireland in recent days but Gordon Elliott has single-handedly lifted the mood by taking the wraps off Tiger Roll early and declaring the dual Grand National winner for a 14-furlong maiden at Navan Oct. 22.
The New York Thoroughbred Breeders announced Oct. 20 that executive director Jeffrey Cannizzo will be leaving the organization Jan. 1 to pursue a newly created position with the New York Racing Association as senior director of government affairs.
Art Collector, winner of the Toyota Blue Grass Stakes (G2) at Keeneland this summer, is likely to return to the Lexington oval for the Nov. 7 Big Ass Fans Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile (G1), trainer Tommy Drury Jr. said.
In advance of the upcoming Kentucky October Yearlings Sale and The November Sale in Lexington, KY, Fasig-Tipton has announced COVID-19 protocols that will be in place in accordance with Kentucky regulations.
Faversham, a multiple winner and full brother to two-time Horse of the Year California Chrome, has been retired from racing to stand at Daehling Ranch in Northern California. His 2021 fee will be $2,000.
A California-bred son of Stay Thirsty was sold for $200,000 to top the Oct. 19 Fasig-Tipton California Fall Yearlings Sale at Los Alamitos Race Course that was relocated due to COVID-19 restrictions at the original location.