1. NYTHA Calls Meeting over Equine Fatalities

    The New York Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association will meet Jan. 10 with management of the New York Racing Association to discuss an increase in equine fatalities at Aqueduct Racetrack that has occurred during the current winter meet...

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  2. Santa Anita to Honor 'Chrome' on Saturday

    Santa Anita will proudly honor California Chrome as the fifth annual recipient of the Secretariat “Vox Populi” Award (the People's Choice Award) on Saturday...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 18 days ago 61 reads 0 comments

  3. Silviniaco Conti Emulates Former Stablemate Kauto Star at King George

    (CNN)Silviniaco Conti completed the double at the King George VI Chase at Kempton Park in the style of which former stablemate and steeplechase legend Kauto Star would be proud...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 18 days ago 19 reads 0 comments

  4. Calculator Eyes 1st Win, Derby Points in Sham

    Richard C. Pell's Calculator, coming off two straight Grade 1 runner-up finishes, will be seeking his first career victory when he faces seven challengers Jan. 10 in the $100,000 Sham Stakes at Santa Anita Park...

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  5. KY Derby Runner-Up Returns to Training

    New Orleans. LA (SportsNetwork.com) - Kentucky Derby runner-up Commanding Curve, trained by Dallas Stewart, has returned to training after a five month break. "He looks great," Stewart said from Fair Grounds...

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  6. 2015 Will Be Entertaining in Horse Racing

    ARCADIA — If you're a horse racing fan and you're not excited about the 2015 season, better check your pulse. The racing gods have blessed the industry with a vast stable of horses that should keep us entertained from start to finish this year...

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  7. Nicky Henderson Says Simonsig Likely to Be out for Rest of Season

    Nicky Henderson has almost certainly ruled Simonsig out for the season after his exciting chaser was not entered in any of the championship races at the Cheltenham Festival on Thursday...

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  8. $3M Purse for Race at New Mexico's Ruidoso Downs

    RUIDOSO DOWNS, N.M. (AP) — The All American Futurity horse race at New Mexico's Ruidoso Downs this Labor Day will offer a $3 million purse.....

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  9. Finalists for Horse of the Year Unveiled

    HALLANDALE BEACH, Fla. -- Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome, along with Bayern and Main Sequence, are finalists for Horse of the Year at the Eclipse Awards...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 20 days ago 92 reads 0 comments

  10. Idaho Tribes Call 'Instant Racing' Machines an 'Illegal Hoax'

    BOISE – The chairmen of four Idaho Indian tribes are calling on the state's governor and Attorney General to end the spread of so-called “instant racing”.....

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 20 days ago 16 reads 0 comments

  11. Sports Creek Raceway Closing After 29 Years of Horse Racing

    SWARTZ CREEK, MI – After 29 years of horses running through Sports Creek Raceway, the Swartz Creek entertainment facility is shutting its doors...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 20 days ago 92 reads 0 comments

  12. Keeneland Puts April 2-Year-Old Sale on Hold

    Citing the hardships of maintaining a 'boutique' model in a contracting marketplace, Keeneland officials announced Tuesday its April Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale will be put on hiatus for 2015...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 21 days ago 28 reads 0 comments

  13. Wynn Las Vegas Early 2015 BC Classic Odds

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  14. Top Florida Sire Wildcat Heir Euthanized

    Wildcat Heir , Florida's reigning stallion of the year, was euthanized the morning of Jan. 5 after suffering from a severe bout of colic, Journeyman Stud owner Brent Fernung said. Read more on BloodHorse...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 21 days ago 66 reads 0 comments

  15. Record-Setting Trainer Warren Dies at 79

    Trainer Ronnie Warren, who saddled Coax Me Chad to a runner-up finish in the 1984 Kentucky Derby (gr. I) and set records at Keeneland during a long career, died Dec. 31 in Little Rock, Ark...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 21 days ago 34 reads 0 comments

  16. NFL Stadium Planned for Hollywood Park Site

    Stockbridge Capital Group, which owns the 238 acres that includes shuttered Hollywood Park, and the real estate development firm belonging to St...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 22 days ago 31 reads 0 comments

  17. Bayern, Chrome Work Toward Rematch in 2015

    Bayern and California Chrome took another step toward a possible early-season rematch when the leading Horse of the Year contenders worked sharply about an hour apart the morning of Jan...

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  18. Video: Awkward Call with Horse Named 'Harass'

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  19. El Kabeir an Easy Winner in G3 Jerome Stakes

    Despite bobbling at the start and racing wide on the first turn, favored El Kabeir posted an impressive 4-3/4-length victory in the $200,000 Jerome Stakes Jan. 3 from rainy Aqueduct Racetrack...

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  20. Horse of the Year Vote a Difficult Race to Call

    When I first started voting for horse racing's Eclipse Awards some 16 years ago, the first rule I learned was there are no rules...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 24 days ago 116 reads 0 comments

  21. New Zealand Champion Sire O'Reilly Dies

    O'Reilly, a New Zealand Horse of the Year and four-time champion sire, passed away in his paddock Dec. 31 at Waikato Stud in Matamata, New Zealand. Read more on BloodHorse.com: http://www...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 24 days ago 63 reads 0 comments

  22. Celeb Chef Bobby Flay Kicks Off 2015 with Stakes Win

    In addition to the other accolades he's received, as both a celebrity chef and a Thoroughbred owner, Bobby Flay can now claim that he won the first stakes race held in the United States in 2015...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 25 days ago 68 reads 0 comments

  23. Veteran: 'Starving' Jockeys Fatter Than Necessary

    hree days into the new year, as resolutions about healthy eating are being quietly ditched, this is an excellent time for a sit-down with Dr Philip Pritchard, ex-jockey, ex-trainer ...

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 25 days ago 61 reads 0 comments

  24. Video: Jockey Alex Solis Wins 5,000th Race

    Hall of Fame jockey Alex Solis became the 29th jockey in history to win 5,000 career races when he guided Lutine Belle to victory in Thursday's Blue Norther Stakes at Santa Anita.....

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  25. Jockeys' Guild Announces New Senate Members

    The Jockeys' Guild announced Dec. 30 that 27 Guild members have been elected to the organization's Senate, Read more on BloodHorse.com: http://www.bloodhorse...

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