Keeneland has postponed the ship-in date for horses cataloged to the Keeneland January Horses of All Ages Sale, and officials are monitoring the situation to determine whether the sale itself needs to be delayed.
In the battle between two top-tier sprinting fillies, Edgeway parlayed her runner-up finish in the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (G1) into a decisive wire-to-wire tally over Merneith in the $77,028 Kalookan Queen Stakes Jan. 2 at Santa Anita.
The BHA has announced it will "temporarily defer" its requirement for anyone entering the weighing room in Britain to show a negative lateral flow test due to the nationwide difficulty in obtaining the rapid-result tests.
Shaaz, a 3-year-old son of Uncle Mo who topped the 2020 Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Sale, got up in the final strides to win his debut over highly-touted Hopkins and Q B One in the fourth race at Santa Anita Park.
Hall of Fame rider Kent Desormeaux has captured three past runnings of the Santa Anita Mathis Mile Stakes (G2T), formerly known as the Sir Beaufort Stakes. In this year's edition, he has a chance to win a fourth with C R K Stable's Beyond Brilliant.
"Flightline, he's not our horse; I think he's going to be America's horse." That's what Kosta Hronis of Hronis Racing proudly said about the 3-year-old Tapit colt who will be saddled for the Malibu Stakes (G1) Dec. 26 on Santa Anita's opening day.
Multiple equine organizations in the Commonwealth have joined forces to assist horse owners who have been affected by last week's tornado outbreak. Equine and ag-specific donations will be accepted at the Kentucky Horse Park December 18-20.
C Z Rocket was Oaklawn Park's top older male sprinter during the 2021 meeting that ended in May, and the millionaire multiple grade 2 winner returns to Hot Springs for a $120,000 allowance sprint Dec. 18
TERF is pleased to award $10,000 to the Maryland Horse Industry Foundation to be used for a work experience program, the returning of the Maryland Thoroughbred career program, and continued promotion of Marylandhorse.com.
The 2022 Colonial Downs Race Meet will feature an expanded number of race days as well as an increase in daily purse money from $552,000 in 2021 to an expected $600,000 in 2022. The meet will run July 11 - September 7.
Trainer Bob Baffert scored a financial victory over the New York Racing Association Dec. 15 as United States District Court judge Carol Bagley Amon awarded him a total of $109,124.81 in attorneys' fees and expenses.