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October 17, 2014
Geneticists have yet to come up with a scientific explanation of what makes a sire of sires. And while it may be tempting to view the phenomenon as a man-made construct with no genetic basis, that explanation, too, remains unconvincing, at least for ...
Some of New York racing’s biggest stars won’t be in action Saturday on Empire Showcase Day at Belmont Park, but the reason why is a nice problem for the state’s Thoroughbred industry to have. New York-breds have had a phenomenally successful year ...
Darley’s graded stakes winner Desert Party moved north to stand at Becky Thomas’s Sequel Stallions in Hudson, N.Y., beginning in 2013, and the 8-year-old son of the recently deceased Street Cry is enjoying a solid freshman season as the runaway leader ...
Windsor Castle has established himself as a perennial contender to be West Virginia’s leading sire over the past six years, and his foals have become statebred stalwarts in their own right.
Stallions Tiz Wonderful and Any Given Saturday have been sold to Korean interests to stand in that country beginning in 2015.
Sparkling Review gave Ben Colebrook the biggest thrill of his nascent training career Friday when she upset the Grade 3, $150,000 Pin Oak Valley View Stakes before a sun-splashed Keeneland crowd of 18,184.
With the days getting ever shorter, first post at Belmont Park has been moved up to 12:20 p.m. Eastern for Saturday’s Empire Showcase Day card, where all 11 races are exclusively for New York-breds, including eight stakes collectively worth $1.75 million.
Disregarding a federal challenge lodged by major professional sports leagues, Monmouth Park in New Jersey will begin offering betting on sports Oct. 26, the track said Friday.
With much of the country focusing on statebred stakes Saturday, Keeneland is the lone track to offer a graded stakes race. And it is a good one – the Grade 2 Raven Run, a $250,000, seven-furlong contest for 3-year-old fillies that drew both depth and ...
The day appears set to get off to a chalky start. THREE BLONDES and SUSAN B GOOD have been knocking heads and taking turns beating one another on turf the past few months. The day’s opener appears to be in their hands.