Horse Racing News Feed

Hal Parker, 60, was arrested Feb. 19 in Louisiana on four counts of animal cruelty charges. He also faces one charge of theft of a horse. […]

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Inti blasted out of the gate in the February Stakes (G1) Feb. 17 at Tokyo Racecourse, quickly established the lead, and ran on to win his seventh straight race and first at the top level. […]

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Jockey Tim Thornton, who in 2018 posted more wins than any rider except Eclipse Award winner Irad Ortiz Jr., secured the 2,000th victory of his career in the sixth race Feb. 16 at Delta Downs. […]

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The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission has approved $147,000 from the Kentucky Equine Drug Research Council fund for a study that aims to develop an affordable test to detect horses who have been given small levels—microdoses—of erythropoietin. […]

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The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission today announced payment of more than $14.2 million in breeder awards from the Kentucky Thoroughbred Breeders’ Incentive Fund. […]

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Count assistant trainer Rory Barron among the handful of folks who thought 5-year-old Killybegs Captain was capable of upsetting multiple grade 1 winner Imperial Hint in the $100,000 Pelican Stakes Feb. 16 at Tampa Bay Downs. […]

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The German-bred son of Galileo died following a paddock accident at 9 in May 2017. […]

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Breeze Easy’s Late Night Pow Wow wasn’t going to get her ninth straight victory without a fight. Spiced Perfection made sure of that in the $200,000 Barbara Fritchie Stakes (G3) Feb. 16 at Laurel Park. […]

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Pedigree consultant Peter Ebdon looks to shape stallion’s book […]

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A lawsuit filed against Hagyard-Davidson-McGee and four partners, and the acknowledgement that some Hagyard Equine Hospital veterinarians misdated radiographs to meet sale deadlines, has not caused an uproar among sale buyers and sellers. […]

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A lawsuit filed against Hagyard-Davidson-McGee and four partners, and the acknowledgement that some Hagyard Equine Hospital veterinarians misdated radiographs to meet sale deadlines, has not caused an uproar among sale buyers and sellers. […]

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The Lone Star Park Racing Club is currently taking memberships for the 2019 Thoroughbred Season which opens Thursday, April 18 and runs through Sunday, July 21. […]

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Considering he started his career Dec. 20 in a $16,000 maiden claimer, Maximum Security has already exceeded initial expectations by a wide margin. […]

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Trainer Kiaran McLaughlin said Calumet Farm’s True Timber, who finished second in last year’s Cigar Mile Handicap Presented by NYRA Bets (G1), will be pointed to the $1.5 million Godolphin Mile (G2). […]

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Wind-N-Wood Farm knows how to raise a racehorse. […]

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New Mexico-based trainer Justin Evans secured the 2,000th victory of his career Feb. 17 when Curlina Curlina rallied from fifth to win a 6 1/2-furlong maiden claiming race at Sunland Park. […]

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As expected, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has signed legislation that will appropriate $20 million a year—$10 million to Thoroughbreds and $10 million to Standardbreds—for purse subsides for each of the next five years. […]

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The public can nominate survivors for the parade or donate to Norton Cancer Institute at www.kentuckyderby.com/survivors. Nominations are open until 11:59 p.m. March 17. […]

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The third leg of the Japan Road to the Kentucky Derby produced a third winner, and no clear candidate for Louisville, as Oval Ace methodically worked past Weitblick in the final 200 meters of the Feb. 17 Hyacinth Stakes at Tokyo Racecourse. […]

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One thing Rodolphe Brisset doesn’t worry about with Quip is effort, and with that in mind the trainer plans to find the right spacing of races for the son of Distorted Humor who is scheduled to make his 4-year-old debut Feb. 23. […]

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