Horse Racing News Feed

Our thoughts turn to the second wave of 3-year-olds, who were late developing and appear to be coming into their own, and should be peaking in August. This is where we find the Arrogates and the West Coasts and the V.E. Days. […]

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Accidental Agent got up close to home to shock 14 rivals and land the opening race of the 2018 Royal Meeting, the Queen Anne Stakes (G1) at Ascot June 19. […]

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With a closing day Pick Six pool of $6,022,040 adding an exclamation point to the conclusion of Santa Anita Park’s Winter/Spring Meet, all sources pari-mutuel handle for the 102-day run dating back to Dec. 26, exceeded the $1 billion mark. […]

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Alpha Centauri (IRE) turned the Coronation Stakes (G1) into a procession at Royal Ascot June 22, with a spectacular performance that left her 11 rivals toiling in her wake. […]

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American Anthem appeared to be primed for an easy trip to the wire in the $250,000 San Carlos Stakes (G2), but St. Joe Bay made him earn the head victory June 23 at Santa Anita Park. […]

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The 3-year-old filly broke her maiden June 21 at Belmont Park in a 1 1/4-mile maiden special weight on the inner turf, a markedly different route than the dirt campaign her half brother used to become North America’s all-time leading money earner. […]

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Following the alleged murder of a backstretch worker June 17 at Belmont Park, the New York Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association said it will provide any support or assistance needed. […]

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Godolphin’s Blue Point (IRE) ran down long-time leader Baatash (IRE) in the final furlong, asserting late to land the King’s Stand Stakes (G1) at Royal Ascot June 19. U.S.-based defending King’s Stand winner Lady Aurelia could finish only seventh. […]

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The California Horse Racing Board delayed a proposal on out-of-competition testing changes during its scheduled monthly meeting June 21 at the Alameda County Fairgrounds in Pleasanton. […]

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The full brother to two-time Horse of the Year California Chrome finally found his sweet spot June 21 at Santa Anita Park after getting his confidence back. […]

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Lael Stable’s Chalon moved into a tie for first in the filly and mare sprint-dirt division of the Mid-Atlantic Thoroughbred Championship series when she earned 10 points with her victory in the $75,000 Regret Stakes June 17 at Monmouth Park. […]

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Supporters of federal legislation that aims to improve horse racing’s integrity and uniformity on medication rules reached a milestone June 22 when a Congressional subcommittee considered the legislation in Washington. […]

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Gary Broad’s Core Beliefs came with a late surge and spoiled the bid of favored Lone Sailor June 23 to win the $500,000 Ohio Derby (G3) at Thistledown. […]

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Anthony Oppenheimer’s son of Frankel brings a five-race winning streak to Royal Ascot, and trainer John Gosden is hoping for a return to his best form back at the scene of his romp in the QIPCO Champion Stakes (G1) last Autumn. […]

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The inaugural Jockey and Jeans & PDJF All Star Jockey Challenge is part of the fifth annual Jockeys and Jeans Fundraiser. Proceeds from both, along with a poker tournament and Sunday’s golf tournament, will go to Permanently Disabled Jockeys Fund. […]

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Equine injuries, jockey safety, and racing integrity will highlight the Welfare and Safety of the Racehorse Summit to be held June 27 at Keeneland. […]

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Stoute’s third winner of the meeting had won only the first of his four career outings heading into the 3-year-old sprint championship. […]

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With a surge to the front in mid-stretch, Eskiminzin held safe the late rally of 7-5 favorite Be Vewy Vewy Quiet to take the $100,000 Bold Ruckus Stakes by three-quarters of a length June 24 at Woodbine. […]

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Settlements have resolved three legal actions against the Florida Thoroughbred Breeders’ and Owners’ Association. […]

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It’s a long way from the Ocala Breeders’ Sales ring in March to the winner’s enclosure at Royal Ascot in England in June, but the filly Shang Shang Shang made that leap in a short period of time when she won the Norfolk Stakes (G2) June 21. […]

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