1. California Chrome to Return to Racing in 2016

    California Chrome, the 2014 Horse of the Year, will return to racing for his 5-year-old season, trainer Art Sherman said July 19...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 12 days ago 164 reads 0 comments

  2. War Story Gearing Up to Take on 'Pharoah'

    War Story is gearing up for his first start for trainer Jeff Radosevich next month in the $1 million William Hill Haskell Invitational (gr. I), where he will bid for his first stakes win against Triple Crown winner American Pharoah...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 13 days ago 115 reads 0 comments

  3. American Pharoah Records First Del Mar Breeze

    An unusual flash thunderstorm at Del Mar caused no delay of American Pharoah's first workout in San Diego County July 18, as the Triple Crown champion recorded a six-furlong breeze in 1:11 2/5 over the seaside oval's dirt track...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 13 days ago 122 reads 0 comments

  4. At Least Four Likely Await Pharoah in Haskell

    With just more than two weeks to go before American Pharoah's scheduled return in the $1 million William Hill Haskell Invitational Stakes (gr. I) Aug. 2 at Monmouth Park, the field of competitors to face the Triple Crown winner is taking shape...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 14 days ago 131 reads 0 comments

  5. Taylor Made Buys Share in California Chrome

    Taylor Made Farm closed a deal July 17 to purchase 30% interest in dual classic winner and 2014 Horse of the Year California Chrome with the intent of racing the champion next year, then standing him at stud in 2017...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 14 days ago 111 reads 0 comments

  6. Champion Wise Dan Puts in 1st Work Back

    Cleared June 30 to return to full training, two-time Horse of the Year Wise Dan posted his first official workout Friday in more than eight months...

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  7. Congress Introduces Bill Granting USADA Right to Drug Test

    “USADA greatly appreciates the leadership of Congressman Tonko (D-NY 20th District) and Congressman Barr (R-KY 6th District) in introducing the Thoroughbred Horseracing Integrity ...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 15 days ago 44 reads 0 comments

  8. Espinoza Thanks Fans for Support After ESPYs

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  9. California Chrome to Recover from Injury at Kentucky Farm

    California Chrome, the 2014 Kentucky Derby winner and Horse of the Year, will recover from a bone bruise at a Kentucky farm for three months...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 15 days ago 142 reads 0 comments

  10. IND Standardbred Trainer Suspended 10 Years

    Standardbred trainer Bradley Moffitt has been suspended for 10 years for a positive test for darbepoetin alfa, a drug commonly known as DPO...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 16 days ago 98 reads 0 comments

  11. Horse Racing Invades the ESPY's

    Our sport's icon has another piece of hardware in his sights. American Pharoah's captivating and convincing victory in the Belmont Stakes was just nominated for ESPN's 2015 “ESPY” for Best Championship Performance...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 16 days ago 68 reads 0 comments

  12. Congressman Requests White House Honor Pharoah

    New York Congressman Paul Tonko, co-chair of the Congressional Horse Caucus, on Tuesday requested the same sort of honor for American horse racing's latest Triple Crown winner as other United States sports champions regularly receive...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 17 days ago 72 reads 0 comments

  13. Two Texas Horses Test Positive for EEE

    The Texas A&M Veterinary Medical Diagnostic Laboratory (TVMDL) has confirmed Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) in two horses in East Texas...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 17 days ago 39 reads 0 comments

  14. Main Sequence Retires After Tendon Tear

    "Following Main Sequence's poor performance in the United Nations Handicap, a thorough veterinary examination was carried out last week. A tendon tear was discovered and the decision has been taken to retire him...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 18 days ago 61 reads 0 comments

  15. Undefeated Lady Eli Battling Laminitis

    Undefeated Lady Eli, most recently a facile winner of the $1 million Belmont Oaks Invitational Stakes (gr. IT), is battling laminitis, according to her trainer Chad Brown and Jay Hanley, one of her co-owners...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 18 days ago 159 reads 0 comments

  16. California Chrome Likely to Miss Rest of 2015 with Injury, May Never Race Again

    California Chrome won the first two legs of horse racing's Triple Crown last year, but he may not race again after suffering a cannon bone bruise. BloodHorse...

    Matt Fitzgerald Written by Matt Fitzgerald about 19 days ago 16,548 reads 13 comments

  17. American Pharoah Logs Final Santa Anita Drill

    Triple Crown winner American Pharoah logged his final summer workout at Santa Anita Park July 12 before he'll relocate to trainer Bob Baffert's barn at Del Mar...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 19 days ago 351 reads 0 comments

  18. California Chrome Likely out for the Year

    California Chrome, the 2014 Horse of the Year and dual classic winner, will likely sit out the rest of the year and may not race again because of a cannon bone bruise, trainer Art Sherman said July 12...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 19 days ago 8 reads 0 comments

  19. Actor, Horse Owner Omar Sharif Dies at 83

    Omar Sharif, the actor and horse owner known for his iconic roles in "Lawrence of Arabia" and "Dr. Zhivago," died from a heart attack July 10 at the age of 83 in Cario, Egypt, according to published reports...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 21 days ago 209 reads 0 comments

  20. Espinoza Back to Riding California Chrome

    Victor Espinoza, in a tie for the Longines World's Best Jockey rankings, has a pair of the best mounts in North America to thank...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 22 days ago 172 reads 0 comments

  21. Derby Runner-Up Firing Line Taking Year off

    Firing Line, who battled American Pharoah in the stretch of the Kentucky Derby before finishing second by a length, will get the rest of the year off, trainer Simon Callaghan confirmed Wednesday...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 23 days ago 130 reads 0 comments

  22. Jockeys Call for Increased Injury Reporting

    While the Jockey Injury Database has seen increased participation in the past year, supporters of the database said increased support is critical for generating meaningful numbers...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 23 days ago 77 reads 0 comments

  23. Derby Runner Medal Count Retires to Lexington

    Medal Count, a 2014 Kentucky Derby runner who had an unsuccessful return to the races as a 4-year-old, has been retired and sent to stud at Spendthrift Farm, the Lexington facility announced Tuesday...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 24 days ago 87 reads 0 comments

  24. Pharoah Tops, but Lady Eli Moves Up in Latest NTRA Poll

    Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes winner American Pharoah who became America's 12th Triple Crown winner after breaking a thirty-seven year draught since 1978 on June ...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 25 days ago 189 reads 0 comments

  25. American Pharoah 'Just Cruising' in Workout

    Triple Crown winner American Pharoah continued to prep for the William Hill Haskell Invitational (gr. I) with a half-mile work in :47 3/5 at Santa Anita Park July 6...

    Kevin Driscoll Written by Kevin Driscoll about 25 days ago 127 reads 0 comments