1. 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 3 months ago 155 reads 0 comments

  2. 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 3 months ago 17 reads 0 comments

  3. 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 3 months ago 102 reads 0 comments

  4. 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 3 months ago 170 reads 0 comments

  5. 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 3 months ago 118 reads 0 comments

  6. 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 3 months ago 176 reads 0 comments

  7. 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 3 months ago 10 reads 0 comments

  8. 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 3 months ago 299 reads 0 comments

  9. California Chrome Wins Hollywood Derby

    Cal Chrome was brilliant winning Saturday's G1 Hollywood Derby, and so was the game filly Lexie Lou, a fine second...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 3 months ago 168 reads 0 comments

  10. Nicky Henderson Reveals Sprinter Sacre and Simonsig Will Miss Targets

    Sprinter Sacre will not make his return to action in the 888sport Tingle Creek Chase at Sandown on Saturday week.....

    Eric Drobny Written by Eric Drobny about 3 months ago 156 reads 0 comments

  11. Cary Street Leads 11 in Hawthorne Gold Cup

    A field of 11 will gather for the $250,000 Hawthorne Gold Cup (gr. II) at Hawthorne Race Course on Saturday, Nov. 29, contesting the only graded stakes and only open stakes of the Chicagoland oval's fall stand...

    Sean Jordan Written by Sean Jordan about 3 months ago 90 reads 0 comments

  12. Do Horses Learn by Watching Each Other?

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 3 months ago 97 reads 0 comments

  13. Chuckas Resigns as CEO of Maryland Jockey Club

    BALTIMORE (AP) — Tom Chuckas has resigned as president and chief executive officer of the Maryland Jockey Club after a 6-year run...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 3 months ago 102 reads 0 comments

  14. Chrome Gallops Ahead of Saturday's Turf Debut

    California Chrome was feeling so sharp Tuesday at Del Mar that instead of a scheduled jog, trainer Art Sherman had him gallop...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 3 months ago 83 reads 0 comments

  15. Irish Jockey Banned 6 Months for Cocaine Positive

    LONDON (AP) — An Irish flat-racing jockey has been banned for six months after testing positive for traces of cocaine he says were contained in herbal tea that he bought to soothe a skin condition...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 3 months ago 73 reads 0 comments

  16. California Chrome and Wise Dan Among Six Vox Populi Nominees

    Online voting is now open for the fifth annual Secretariat Vox Populi Award. Created by Secretariat's owner Penny Chenery, the Vox Populi, or “Voice of the People,” Award ...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 3 months ago 9 reads 0 comments

  17. Sweeping New Drug Rules Approved in New York

    New York regulators on Nov. 24 enacted the most sweeping set of equine drug rules in more than 30 years in the state, providing a more certain threshold for allowable amounts of medication ...

    Zachary Petersel Written by Zachary Petersel about 3 months ago 134 reads 0 comments

  18. Ocho Ocho Ocho Cashes Jackpot, Now 3-for-3

    Undefeated Ocho Ocho Ocho, one of several Southern California shippers in the field, Read more on BloodHorse.com: http://www.bloodhorse...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 3 months ago 126 reads 0 comments

  19. Ocho Ocho Ocho Wins Delta Downs Jackpot Stakes

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 3 months ago 22 reads 0 comments

  20. Take Charge Brandi Takes Down Delta Princess

    Proving her Nov. 1 victory in the 14 Hands Winery Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I) was no fluke, Read more on BloodHorse.com: http://www.bloodhorse...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 3 months ago 92 reads 0 comments

  21. Cigar Mile Stakes Card Fields Taking Shape

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 3 months ago 29 reads 0 comments

  22. $40K Claimer Sets Churchill Mile Record

    Chilukki. Infratini. Fruit Ludt? The 3-year-old colt, claimed for maiden $30,000 two starts ago, broke Churchill Downs' track record for a mile Friday by taking a $40,000 claiming race in 1:33...

    Jack Dale Written by Jack Dale about 3 months ago 68 reads 0 comments

  23. Whip Use by Jockeys Restricted in California

    To prevent overuse of the whip, jockeys in California will no longer be allowed to strike a horse more than three consecutive times without giving the animal a chance to respond.....

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 3 months ago 22 reads 0 comments

  24. California Horse Racing Board Reviews Rule

    Following the controversial non-call in the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic, the California Horse Racing Board appears ready to change the rule that led to the decision. But it may take awhile...

    Benjamin Cruz Written by Benjamin Cruz about 3 months ago 36 reads 0 comments

  25. Up the Backstretch: California Chrome Not Done, Yet

    Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - For many people the Breeders' Cup marks the end of the thoroughbred racing season in North America. But don't tell that to the connections of California Chrome...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 3 months ago 181 reads 0 comments