Horse Racing News Feed

Forget any hinting. Merit Man’s first winner Give Me a Hint got right in the faces of nine challengers Aug. 12 at Del Mar in her first start. […]

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Impressive Qatar Vintage Stakes (G2) winner Dark Vision, who earned quotes of 16-1 for next year’s QIPCO Two Thousand Guineas (G1) after extending his unbeaten record to three, has been purchased by Godolphin. […]

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Good Magic led a busy Aug. 11 worktab at Saratoga Race Course as he turned in his first breeze since winning the betfair.com Haskell Invitational Stakes (G1) in preparation for the $1.25 million Runhappy Travers Stakes (G1) Aug. 25 at Saratoga. […]

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Lava Man is now recovering at San Luis Rey Equine Clinic in Bonsall, Calif., and trainer Doug O’Neill said he and his team are optimistic about his recovery. […]

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Installed as the 8-5 favorite in the field of eight for the million-dollar race, Accelerate is now tentatively scheduled to compete in the Awesome Again Stakes (G1) at Santa Anita Park in late September as a prep for the Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1). […]

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Trainer Shug McGaughey had already entered the $100,000 Fasig-Tipon Lure with a special connection to the race, having conditioned the two-time Breeders’ Cup Mile (G1T) winner for which race is named. […]

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Spendthrift Farm had three stallions among the top 10 sires by average. […]

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Tattersalls Ireland and Goresbridge Horse Sales are to join forces in staging Ireland’s only breeze-up sale next year, to build on progress made by Goresbridge in establishing the sale as a key date in the European breeze-up calendar. […]

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One week after Irish War Cry turned in his second timed workout at Fair Hill Training Center, trainer Graham Motion said his millionaire stakes-winning protégé is on the road to recovery. […]

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Red Barons Barn’s runner will be back at his preferred marathon distance in the $250,000 Del Mar Handicap Presented by The Japan Racing Association (G2T) Aug. 18, but a nagging issue remains. He’s winless in 10 starts at Del Mar. […]

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The Jockey Club is projecting a 2019 North American registered Thoroughbred foal crop of 21,500. […]

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In a sport that in recent years has ended handle declines but failed to see growth, Stuart Janney III outlined initiatives that The Jockey Club plans to support to put horse racing on the upswing. […]

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When the stewards disqualified Lewisfield from first for interference in the stretch and awarded close-second Laki the victory in the Polynesian Stakes Aug. 12 at Laurel Park, it also affected the MATCH standings. […]

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Graeme Rogerson has trained winners of Melbourne Cups (G1), Cox Plates (G1) and Golden Slippers (Gr 1), but the remarkable New Zealander can also lay claim to breeding and racing Vegas Showgirl (Al Akbar), the dam of champion mare Winx (Street Cry). […]

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J. Keeler Johnson handicaps the Pacific Classic (G1) at Del Mar. […]

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Mark Casse talks about Wonder Gadot and her journey to the Travers Stakes at Saratoga. […]

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Mark Casse talks about Wonder Gadot and her journey to the Travers Stakes at Saratoga. […]

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Stephen Chesney and Cory Hoffman’s Melmich will return to racing at Woodbine Aug. 12 to defend his title in the $125,000 Seagram Cup Stakes (G3). […]

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With Monomoy Girl training toward the Cotillion Stakes (G1) at Parx Racing next month, Midnight Bisou has the opportunity to snatch some spotlight for herself in the $600,000 Alabama Stakes (G1) Aug. 18. […]

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Based on the selected sale outcome and the recent successes of New York-breds, the Fasig-Tipton NY Bred Sale is poised to improve on its record-setting renewal a year ago. […]

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