February 14, 2018
Despite its recent struggles to fill races and the downturn in handle that coincides with short fields, the New York Racing Association is committed to maintaining a winter racing program.
The likely favorites in the 10-horse General George Stakes, carded as race 9 on Saturday at Laurel Park, are Great Stuff and Do Share, both of whom exit Aqueduct stakes victories.
Jersey Joe Bravo is having a good go of things during his first winter riding in the Big Easy.
Lookin At Lee, the 2017 Kentucky Derby runner-up, makes his 4-year-old debut here Saturday in a second-level allowance race with a $40,000 claiming option carded as race 3 at a distance of one mile and 70 yards.
My Boy Jack has talent, as evidenced by his maiden win in the Zuma Beach Stakes on turf last October at Del Mar. But whether his niche will prove to be turf or dirt remains to be seen, and trainer Keith Desormeaux hopes to walk away with some insight ...
The Player races in blinkers for the first time Saturday in the Mineshaft Handicap.
He has two entered in the Risen Star Stakes this Saturday at Fair Grounds and likely will have three in the Southwest Stakes on Monday at Oaklawn Park. And there are several more who could make late impacts on the Kentucky Derby trail. These are heady ...
Unique Bella, the leading older female in California, will not face males in the near future.
Purses have been boosted for two turf stakes for 3-year-olds at Santa Anita. The Singletary Stakes at a mile on May 5 and the Rainbow Stakes at 1 1/8 miles on June 16 will be run for $100,000, an increase of $25,000 from the original schedule.
Gulfstream Park has ruled Marty Wolfson off its property, saying the veteran trainer consistently failed to meet financial obligations and that the care being given his horses was substandard.