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TODAY September 30, 2016
Exaggerator, the winner of three Grade 1 races this year, including the Preakness Stakes, went to WinStar Farm on Friday for a freshening, according to his trainer, Keith Desormeaux.
YESTERDAY September 29, 2016
Charles Borell, a Syracuse, N.Y., resident charged in Mercer County, Ky., with 43 counts of animal cruelty earlier this year, pled guilty to nine of the charges on Thursday as part of a plea deal with county prosecutors in a case that has drawn ...
September 28, 2016
There is no debate that Straight Fire is fast. There is, however, some question over his stamina – a question that figures to be answered in Saturday's Grade 1, $300,000 FrontRunner Stakes at Santa Anita.
Noholdingback Bear's victory in the Grade 3 Gallant Bob at Parx and third-place finish in the Grade 1 King's Bishop at Saratoga have convinced trainer Michael De Paulo that the colt deserves a shot in the Breeders' Cup Sprint.
Even while her win streak grows, the undefeated Songbird has one conspicuous void on her résumé – she has never faced older fillies and mares. That will happen for the first time in the Breeders' Cup Distaff, which might the deepest ever.
The surprise win by Brave Anna in the Grade 1 Cheveley Park Stakes at Newmarket Racecourse in England last Saturday gives Irish trainer Aidan O'Brien the early favorite for the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf at Santa Anita on Nov. 4.
September 27, 2016
Instead of facing Beholder and Stellar Wind in the Grade 1, $300,000 Zenyatta Stakes on Saturday at Santa Anita, Tara’s Tango will run in the Grade 1, $500,000 Spinster Stakes at Keeneland one week later.
September 26, 2016
The rebirth of a turf stakes for 3-year-olds and higher purses for the Florida Cup stakes for statebreds are the most significant changes to the 2016-17 stakes schedule at Tampa Bay Downs, which opens its meet Nov. 26. The schedule features 24 stakes ...
The Monmouth Park board of stewards has suspended trainer Chloe Bradley for 45 days and fined her $1,500 for entering Lucy N Ethel in the Aug. 14 Blue Sparkler Stakes.
Evangeline Downs turns its attention to Quarter Horse racing on Wednesday night. The Opelousas, La., track will open a 46-date meet that runs through Dec. 17.