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Fifteen Things to Know About the Kentucky Derby

The Kentucky Derby was first held in 1875 and ranks as the longest continuously held major sporting event in the United States. This year will mark the 147th edition of the Kentucky...

Russian Camelot to Stand at Widden Stud

In a tremendous boost to the profile of Widden Stud's expansion into Victoria, the famed Thompson family-owned Thoroughbred nursery will stand Russian Camelot and Doubtland at its new Kerrie base, formerly...

Top Win Contenders in Elkhorn Stakes

The $200,000, Grade 2  Elkhorn Stakes this Saturday is one of two marathon mile and a half graded stakes during the Keeneland spring meeting. This race is for males and the Bewitch Stakes...

$1 Million Bonus Offered To Any Japan-Based Horse Who Wins Belmont Stakes – Horse Racing News

Japanese-based Lani galloping at Belmont Park before his third-place finish in the 2016 Belmont Stakes ...

Country Grammer Set for New Connections in Californian

Country Grammer , winner of the 2020 Peter Pan Stakes (G3) at Saratoga Race Course, is scheduled to make his first start under trainer Bob Baffert's guidance in the $200,000 Californian Stakes...

Notable Fillies in Major Kentucky Derby Prep Races

Throughout the years, most top contenders in Kentucky Derby prep races have been colts or geldings. Although fillies are eligible for all Derby preps and can earn points toward securing a...

Miller Fined $500 for Medication Violation With Hembree

Trainer Peter Miller was fined $500 by stewards in California after Hembree  tested positive for isoflupredone after winning the Joe Hernandez Stakes (G2T) at Santa Anita Park Jan. 1. The presence of...

$1M Purse Sparks Monomoy Girl-Swiss Skydiver Showdown

It's never just one factor that brings two champions together for an electrifying showdown. Yet In regards to the April 17 showstopper in the Apple Blossom Handicap (G1) at Oaklawn Park, trainer...

‘I’m A Very Blessed Guy’: Orlando Mojica Registers Career Win No. 2,500 – Horse Racing News

Orlando Mojica in the Indiana Grand winner's circle with track executive Eric Halstrom ...

IFAR Webinar Focuses on Traceability of Racehorses

The International Forum for the Aftercare of Racehorses continued its 2021 virtual series April 13 with presentations on aftercare perspectives from racing administrators and regulators representing Australia, New Zealand, the United...

Laurel Park Surface to Undergo Review

Track owner 1/ST RACING and the Maryland Jockey Club have halted workouts at Laurel Park while the track surface there is under review, it was announced April 14. The main track at Laurel...

Kentucky Derby, Oaks Morning Workouts Open to Public

Between Saturday, April 17 and Wednesday, April 28, Churchill Downs will be open free-of-charge daily from 7-10 a.m. so guests can watch the nation's top 3-year-old Thoroughbreds train toward their engagements...

Byron King’s Derby Dozen for April 14

BloodHorse associate editor Byron King presents his latest Derby Dozen presented by Spendthrift Farm with a look at his leading contenders for the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve on May 1. Last Saturday,...

Cupid Filly Quickest At OBS Spring Sale’s Third Under Tack Session – Horse Racing News

Hip 576, a Cupid filly, breezed a quarter in :20 2/5 seconds during the OBS Spring Sale under tack show. ...

Market Alert Seeks Breakthrough in NYSSS Times Square

Two-time stakes-placed Market Alert  capitalized on class relief in his last outing and will look to parlay that confidence into his first stakes score when he competes as part of a seven-horse...

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