Edward S. “Ned” Bonnie, a Louisville attorney whose representation in the landmark Dancer’s Image case 50 years ago ushered in a new era for the adjudication of drug positives in Thoroughbred racing, died Saturday, according to reports.Full Story >>
March 18, 2018
Trainer Peter Miller has been suspended seven days, fined $2,500, and placed on probation through October 2019 – when his current license expires – for what Santa Anita stewards, in a ruling issued Sunday, said was because of "derogatory words about a ...
March 15, 2018
The Breeders’ Cup board at a meeting on Thursday in Lexington, Ky., passed over a proposal to split its event into cards held in November and December, the organization said in a statement.
March 14, 2018
The Breeders’ Cup board of directors is once again set to discuss the possibility of splitting its event between dates in November and December, according to racing officials with knowledge of the organization’s plans.
March 13, 2018
Avery Island, a Kentucky Derby prospect owned by the Godolphin Stable, was to be sent to Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital in Lexington, Ky. on Tuesday for evaluation after having returned from his most recent workout at the Palm Meadows training center lame
March 12, 2018
Bill Nemeti, a former jockey who worked in the racing office at New York Racing Association tracks for two decades, died March 7.
March 11, 2018
Ttrainer W.T. “Tom” Howard died Saturday evening after a battle with cancer, according to an announcement from Oaklawn Park. He was 70.
Oaklawn Park on Sunday announced that overnight purses will be increased for the second time at this meet starting Saturday.
March 09, 2018
Parx Racing has canceled its Saturday card due to a saturated racing surface following Wednesday's nor'easter, which dropped about eight inches of wet, heavy snow on the Bensalem, Pa., area.
The equine herpesvirus quarantine on Barn 10 at Belmont Park was lifted early Friday afternoon, 21 days after the filly Ladies Day became ill with the disease.
March 08, 2018
Ronnie Franklin, the star-crossed jockey who won the 1979 Kentucky Derby and Preakness at age 19 aboard Spectacular Bid, died of lung cancer Thursday.