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YESTERDAY May 04, 2016
Friday's feature at Emerald Downs is only a $10,000 claiming race for fillies and mares, but the seven horses entered in the one-mile race are a hard knocking group. With 56 wins between them, it figures to be a hotly contested battle.
Handle on U.S. races in April was up 8.5 percent, according to figures released Wednesday by Equibase, continuing a five-month trend in which handle has risen compared to the same months in 2015.
Thoroughbred racing has been conducted at Northlands Park since 1905. It could end at the close of the 2016 meet, which begins with a nine-race card Friday.
Unable to crack the field of 14 for Friday's $1 million Kentucky Oaks, Carina Mia will have to settle for a start in the Grade 2, $200,000 Eight Belles Stakes.
Round 2 of what may prove to be a season-long rivalry between Eagle and Noble Bird will take place Friday when the two locally based handicap stars square off in the Grade 2, $400,000 Alysheba Stakes at Churchill Downs.
Trainer Todd Pletcher on Wednesday entered Destin and Outwork in the Kentucky Derby – his 44th and 45th entrants in the race. They are part of a field of 20 for Saturday's race, with two also-eligibles ready to step in should there be scratches before ...
There will be some new trainers stabled at Delaware Park this season, including Gerald Bennett and Keith Nations.
Trevor McCarthy and Victor Carrasco are one-two in the jockey standings at Laurel Park, with McCarthy leading, 61-57. This will be the sixth time since the Laurel fall meet of 2013 that McCarthy and Carrasco have taken down the top two spots in the ...
Basking in the glory of winning the Spiral Stakes at Turfway Park on April 2, owner Ken Ramsey announced a proposal to anyone willing to front a $200,000 supplemental fee to make the colt eligible to the Triple Crown: Do so, and he would split with his ...
Angel Castillo, the jockey who was removed from his mounts last year after state officials accused him of having an illegal electrical device, has filed a lawsuit against the director of the Pennsylvania Horse Racing Commission alleging defamation and ...