1. Durkin, Others Receive Honors at Symposium

    In the weeks before he retired, New York Racing Association race announcer Tom Durkin said the outpouring of goodwill helped him realize the depth of racing's biggest fans. Read more on BloodHorse...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 15 days ago 97 reads 0 comments

  2. Wise Dan 'Hopeful' for Return to Track in 2015

    On a cold December morning at Keeneland, two-time Horse of the Year Wise Dan stood near the front of his stall keeping a sharp eye on a group of yearlings as they trotted past. Read more on BloodHorse...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 15 days ago 87 reads 0 comments

  3. Tiz Midnight Gets Head in Front to Win Bayakoa

    Odds-on Tiz Midnight proved a popular winner of the $200,000 Bayakoa Stakes at Los Alamitos for the former Quarter Horse trainer Bob Baffert when she battled back along the rail by a head over Warren's Veneda Dec...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 16 days ago 9 reads 0 comments

  4. Take Charge Brandi Looks to Top Starlet Stakes

    Take Charge Brandi, the surprising winner of last month's 14 Hands Winery Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies, will return to California for the $350,000 Starlet Stakes Dec. 13 at Los Alamitos Racecourse...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 16 days ago 7 reads 0 comments

  5. Catholic Cowboy Pulls Upset in Claiming Crown

    Catholic Cowboy recovered from two lackluster efforts at Keeneland in the fall to grind out a victory in the $200,000 Claiming Crown Jewel Stakes Dec. 6 at Gulfstream Park, upsetting a group of 14 older horses at odds of 17-1...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 16 days ago 7 reads 0 comments

  6. Beem Named Announcer at Louisiana Downs

    Jason Beem, currently the announcer at Portland Meadows in Oregon, has been named announcer at Harrah's Louisiana Downs beginning with the 2015 Quarter Horse meet...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 17 days ago 130 reads 0 comments

  7. Atreides Triumphant in Gulfstream Return

    Atreides maintained his perfect record at Gulfstream Park in Sunday's $50,000 Aventura Handicap, posting a 4 ½-length victory while rebounding from his only career loss...

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  8. Zito Sends Pair to Repeat in 'Crown Jewel'

    Until Gulfstream Park first hosted the Claiming Crown in 2012, Hall of Fame trainer Nick Zito had never had a starter in the annual showcase of Thoroughbred racing's most enduring competitors...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 19 days ago 90 reads 0 comments

  9. Velasquez Injured, Two Horses Die at Aqueduct

    Prominent jockey Cornelio Velasquez was taken to a hospital and two horses died from injuries sustained in a midstretch accident in the eighth race over the inner track at Aqueduct Racetrack Dec 5...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 19 days ago 133 reads 0 comments

  10. Donald McCain Searching for Positive Signs That His Team Are Firing Again

    The north's top trainer sends Corrin Wood to Sandown as he gradually returns his string to action following a below par spell.....

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  11. 2015 Kentucky Derby Watch: Texas Red

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  12. Art Sherman to Be Honored at Golden Gate

    Art Sherman, trainer of 2014 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) and Preakness Stakes (gr. I) winner California Chrome, will be honored Dec. 6 at Golden Gate Fields.....

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 21 days ago 12 reads 0 comments

  13. Stakes Winner Page McKenney Aims for Jewel

    A two-time stakes winner this year, Page McKenney will try for the day's top prize in the $200,000 Jewel Stakes Dec. 6 at Gulfstream Park, one of eight races in the $1 million Claiming Crown...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 21 days ago 10 reads 0 comments

  14. Palace Malice to Target 5 Races in 2015

    Co-owners Dogwood Stable and Three Chimneys released a plan to have Palace Malice target five races in 2015, culminating with a run in the Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) at Keeneland...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 22 days ago 166 reads 0 comments

  15. Just the Judge Brings Record Price at Tattersalls December

    Just the Judge, an Irish classic winner and also a Grade 1 winner in Canada, changed hands on Tuesday for 4.5 million guineas (about $7,460,790 in U.S...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 22 days ago 128 reads 0 comments

  16. Just The Judge Sells for Record Price

    Irish classic winner Just The Judge became the highest-priced filly in British auction history when she sold for 4.5 million guineas ($7,405,681 in U.S. funds) Dec. 2 Read more on BloodHorse...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 22 days ago 16 reads 0 comments

  17. Silver Charm Settling in Well at Old Friends

    Champion Silver Charm was settling in well at Old Friends Farm Dec. 2 following a long journey home to Kentucky from Japan. Read more on BloodHorse.com: http://www.bloodhorse...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 22 days ago 97 reads 0 comments

  18. Chrome Back in Horse of the Year Discussion

    When California Chrome headed to Belmont Park in early June, he looked like a lock for, if not the Triple Crown, at least an Eclipse Award for champion 3-year-old, and maybe Horse of the Year...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 23 days ago 119 reads 0 comments

  19. Dortmund Ends KDFW Pool 1 as Top Individual Pick

    Two 2-year-olds from the barn of Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert, Dortmund and American Pharoah, paced the individual selections Nov. 30 as the first future wager pool for the 2015 Kentucky Derby concluded...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 23 days ago 17 reads 0 comments

  20. Winter Stakes Schedule at Aqueduct Announced

    The New York Racing Association today announced the stakes schedule for the 2015 winter meet at Aqueduct Racetrack, with 23 stakes worth more than $3 million as well as the inaugural ...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 23 days ago 85 reads 0 comments

  21. Derby Winner Silver Charm Retires to Ky. Farm

    LOUISVILLE, KY. — Former Kentucky Derby winner Silver Charm has returned to the state to live out his days as a celebrity at a retirement farm...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 23 days ago 146 reads 0 comments

  22. Moore to Be Honored as World's Top Jockey

    British jockey Ryan Moore clinched the title of Longines World's Best Jockey over Belgian jockey Christophe Soumillon in competition based on success in the world's top 100 group/grade I races...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 24 days ago 105 reads 0 comments

  23. Godolphin's 2013 Irish Derby Winner Trading Leather Dies

    (Reuters) - Godolphin's 2013 Irish Derby winner Trading Leather died after suffering a serious fracture while running in the Group One Japan Cup on Sunday, the racing stable owned by Dubai's ruler said...

    Scott Slocombe Written by Scott Slocombe about 25 days ago 159 reads 0 comments

  24. Report: Trading Leather Put Down After Japan Cup

    Reports from Japan state that Trading Leather has been put down after suffering an injury during the Japan Cup.....

    Scott Slocombe Written by Scott Slocombe about 25 days ago 10 reads 0 comments

  25. California Chrome Shines on the Del Mar Turf

    Dual classic winner California Chrome successfully debuted over turf in the $300,000 Hollywood Derby Nov. 29 at Del Mar when he defeated Queen's Plate winner Lexie Lou by about two lengths...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 25 days ago 270 reads 0 comments