1. 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 1 month ago 45 reads 0 comments

  2. 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 1 month ago 68 reads 0 comments

  3. 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 1 month ago 200 reads 0 comments

  4. 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 1 month ago 16,806 reads 13 comments

  5. 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 1 month ago 361 reads 0 comments

  6. 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 1 month ago 8 reads 0 comments

  7. 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 1 month ago 218 reads 0 comments

  8. 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 1 month ago 179 reads 0 comments

  9. 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 1 month ago 134 reads 0 comments

  10. 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 1 month ago 80 reads 0 comments

  11. 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 1 month ago 89 reads 0 comments

  12. 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 1 month ago 200 reads 0 comments

  13. 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 1 month ago 131 reads 0 comments

  14. Queen's Plate 2015 Results: Winner, Payouts and Order of Finish

    Shaman Ghost upset favorite Danish Dynaformer to win the 2015 edition of the Queen's Plate at Canada's Woodbine Racetrack. The victory is a necessary first step in a bid to win the Canadian Triple Crown...

    James Dudko Written by James Dudko about 1 month ago 1,963 reads 0 comments

  15. Main Sequence Back to Defend Title in United Nations

    Last summer on the Jersey Shore, trainer Graham Motion brought a European invader to the $500,000 United Nations (Grade 1) at Monmouth Park, who was riding a 10-race losing streak...

    Michael Dempsey Written by Michael Dempsey about 1 month ago 868 reads 1 comments

  16. Queen's Plate 2015: Post Time, Post Positions, Schedule and More

    The Queen’s Plate is the most prestigious chase in Canada for thoroughbred racehorses and with the post positions set for this year’s showpiece, anticipation is building ahead of the action getting underway at Woodbine Racetrack...

    Matt Jones Written by Matt Jones about 1 month ago 2,258 reads 0 comments

  17. Lady Eli Looking to Earn Trip to Breeders' Cup in Belmont Oaks

    The undefeated Lady Eli is seeking to earn a ticket to the Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf (Grade 1) when she takes on 13 foes in the $1 million Belmont Oaks Invitational (Grade 1) on Saturday at Belmont Park...

    Michael Dempsey Written by Michael Dempsey about 1 month ago 1,967 reads 0 comments

  18. Fox Sports 1 to Broadcast United Nations S.

    The Jockey Club Tour on FOX Sports 1 will make a return visit to Monmouth Park in Oceanport, N.J. July 5, with a telecast highlighted by live coverage of the $500,000 United Nations Stakes (gr...

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 1 month ago 77 reads 0 comments

  19. American Pharoah to Run in the Haskell

    Drew Morita Written by Drew Morita about 1 month ago 780 reads 0 comments

  20. Churchill Renames Stakes for Wayne Lukas

    Of all the honors record-setting trainer D. Wayne Lukas has racked up in his Hall of Fame career, this is a first: Churchill Downs has renamed its $175,000 September stakes, designed as a prep for the Breeders' Cup, the Lukas Classic...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 2 months ago 73 reads 0 comments

  21. UK Legendary Horse Kauto Star Dies at Age 15

    LONDON (AP) — Kauto Star, one of Britain's greatest and most popular racehorses, has been euthanized after sustaining pelvis and neck injuries in a fall in a paddock...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 2 months ago 221 reads 0 comments

  22. Wise Dan Cleared to Resume Full Training

    Two-time Horse of the Year Wise Dan has been cleared to resume full training, trainer Charlie LoPresti said June 30. His connections are hoping for a return to the races this fall...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 2 months ago 100 reads 0 comments

  23. American Pharoah Dominates 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 2 months ago 80 reads 0 comments

  24. Oh, Deer: Wildlife Canceling Races at Track

    A Pennsylvania horse racing track, as with the proverbial deer in the headlights, froze Monday in the face of danger...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 2 months ago 109 reads 0 comments

  25. Normandy Invasion Set for Return to Track

    A horse owner Rick Porter once called "one of the unluckiest" he's had a stake in is scheduled to make his return to the races on Wednesday...

    Alex Tam Written by Alex Tam about 2 months ago 70 reads 0 comments