News

Juddmonte Unveils Mating Plans for Broodmare Band

on 01/18/2021 3:30 PM
Juddmonte has unveiled this year's mating plans for its blue-blooded broodmare band, which now includes the 11-time group 1 winner and dual Qatar Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe (G1) heroine Enable plus Bet365 Fillies' Mile (G1) scorer Quadrilateral 
Read More

Royal Ascot Expanded to Seven Races a Day

on 01/18/2021 2:29 PM
Richard Hannon and Roger Varian led the universal approval from leading trainers, owners, and jockeys to Ascot's announcement it will permanently expand the royal meeting with seven races each day.
Read More

Deep Field, Iffraaj Colts Close Out Magic Millions Sale

on 01/18/2021 2:29 PM
Yarramalong Park principal Richard Foster says the time was right to cash in on the success of exciting 2-year-old Alpine Edge by selling his half brother by Deep Field for AU$310,000 (US$238,951).
Read More

Former Trainer Bearden Dies at 91

on 01/17/2021 8:21 PM
Former Thoroughbred trainer Alford Wayne Bearden died Jan. 14 at his home in Howell, Mich., surrounded by family. He was 91.
Read More

Quick, Hermaphrodite Finish 1-2 for Hronis in Astra

on 01/17/2021 8:21 PM
It was a 1-2 finish for trainer John Sadler and owners Hronis Racing Jan. 17 as speedy turf mare Quick got up for the win on the bob over stablemate Hermaphrodite in the $100,000 Astra Stakes (G3T) at Santa Anita Park.
Read More

Midnight Bourbon Pointed to Risen Star

on 01/17/2021 8:21 PM
Winchell Thoroughbreds' Lecomte Stakes (G3) winner Midnight Bourbon came out of the race in fine order, trainer Steve Asmussen's assistant Scott Blasi reported Jan. 17.
Read More

Thankful Edges Clear in Ladies Handicap

on 01/17/2021 6:20 PM
Thankful entered the nine-furlong test for fillies and mares 4-years-old and up from a wide-rallying third in the Nov. 27 Comely Stakes (G3) when piloted by the Big A winter meet leading rider Kendrick Carmouche for the first time.
Read More

California-Based Trainers Invade Oaklawn for 2021 Meet

on 01/17/2021 5:19 PM
Southern California-based trainers flourished last year at Oaklawn Park, with two finishing in the top 10 in the standings.
Read More

Thompson Brings New Perspective, Diversity to NYTB

on 01/17/2021 5:19 PM
Life-changing events often happen with little or no warning. For 39-year-old Najja Thompson, one of those magical moments took place Oct. 20 when he was casually perusing various racing websites.
Read More

Obit: Amato Jr. Shod Two Kentucky Derby Winners

on 01/17/2021 4:19 PM
New York and Florida farrier Ray Amato Jr., who shod two Kentucky Derby (G1) winners, passed away Jan. 14 from pancreatic cancer. He was 62.
Read More

Dettori to Begin Year Riding in Dubai

on 01/17/2021 4:19 PM
Frankie Dettori plans to remain in Dubai for the World Cup Carnival and hopes to ride at the Saudi Cup meeting in Riyadh next month rather than return back to the UK.
Read More

France to Repay Millions in Prize Money After 2020 Cuts

on 01/17/2021 3:19 PM
French racing bosses have pledged to repay at least €8 million in prize money cuts to winning and placed connections from last year.
Read More

Scissor Kick Filly Tops Magic Millions Book 2 Opener

on 01/17/2021 3:19 PM
The three-quarter sister by Scissor Kick to this season's Brisbane 2-year-old winner True Moonlight topped the opening Book 2 session Jan. 17 at the Magic Millions Gold Coast Yearling Sale.
Read More

Mucho Unusual Heads Megahertz Stakes

on 01/17/2021 3:19 PM
George Krikorian's California-bred Mucho Unusual, who has never been off the board in eight starts over the Santa Anita Park lawn, heads a field of six older fillies and mares set to go a mile in the $100,000 Megahertz Stakes (G3T) Jan. 18.
Read More

Nova Rags Takes Pasco; Dead-Heat in Gasparilla

on 01/16/2021 11:14 PM
Samy Camacho welcomed the chance to ride the Pasco Stakes favorite, Nova Rags, for Bill Mott Jan. 16 at Tampa Bay Downs. But when 16-1 shot Newyearsblockparty took the lead, Camacho realized translating opportunity to success was no easy bargain.
Read More

Scars Are Cool on Saudi Cup Trail

on 01/16/2021 11:14 PM
Scars Are Cool, a graduate of Fasig-Tipton's 2020 July Horses of Racing Age Sale, captured the $100,000 Open Imported Horse Stakes Jan. 15 and is now being pointed toward the $20 million Saudi Cup at King Abdulaziz Racetrack.
Read More

Kenny Had a Notion Digs Deep to Win Spectacular Bid

on 01/16/2021 11:14 PM
Kenny Had a Notion, a juvenile stakes winner on both turf and dirt, dueled from start to finish with a stubborn Maythehorsebwithu before prevailing by a neck Jan. 16 in the $100,000 Spectacular Bid Stakes at Laurel Park.
Read More

Big Fish Rallies to Cal Cup Derby Score

on 01/16/2021 10:13 PM
Patiently handled by Juan Hernandez, Legacy Ranch's Big Fish reeled them in late to take the $200,000 California Cup Derby by 1 1/2 lengths Jan. 16 at Santa Anita Park.
Read More

Frontrunning Midnight Bourbon Lands Lecomte Stakes

on 01/16/2021 10:13 PM
Winchell Thoroughbreds' Midnight Bourbon made a triumphant season debut Jan. 16 with a frontrunning victory in the $200,000 Lecomte Stakes (G3) at Fair Grounds Race Course.
Read More

Logical Myth Wins Third Straight Race in Bradley

on 01/16/2021 9:13 PM
JPS Racing's Logical Myth picked up his third consecutive win of the Fair Grounds Race Course meet Jan. 16 as he pulled clear of the frontrunners to win the $125,000 Colonel E. R. Bradley Stakes.
Read More