Headlines and features from the Thoroughbred industry
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Stewards at Churchill Downs fined Irad Ortiz Jr. $500 for exceeding the state's allowable overhand strikes when riding fifth-place finish Mo Donegal in the May 7 Kentucky Derby (G1).
Adayar will miss next month's Coronation Cup (G1) after a "minor setback" with trainer Charlie Appleby pointing last year's Derby (G1) winner at the Prince of Wales's Stakes (G1) at Royal Ascot instead.
An up-and-coming Irish trainer, who could have a runner at Royal Ascot next month, has been hit with one of the biggest fines in the history of racing after having a winner disqualified for a positive cobalt sample and a subsequent stable inspection.
Of all the pictures on Deborah Greene's phone, there's one that holds the most special of meanings. Taken in the spring of 2019 it shows her father, then 92, gently holding the lead while standing over a three-week-old Luna Belle.
Paragon Farms is proud to announce that it will be the sponsor for the Sir Barton Stakes, held during the 2022 Preakness Weekend at Pimlico Race Course. Taking place May 21, the Sir Barton Stakes will benefit the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance.
Veteran Fonner Park track announcer Steve Anderson died Monday, May 16. Anderson, of Grand Island, Neb., was 69.
Trainer Linda Rice, appealing a three-year suspension by the New York Gaming Commission, can continue to train following a judge's ruling that maintains a temporary injunction, according to a report in Daily Racing Form.
A rundown of TV, radio, and livestreaming coverage for Preakness week compiled by America's Best Racing.
The first of three under tack shows began under a warm 80 degrees of sunshine at the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Two-Year-Olds in Training Sale in Timonium, Md. There were 179 horses breezed on Day One, with 379 more to come over the next two days.
Kicking off with the America's Best Racing (ABR) Pre-Preakness Party with proceeds to benefit the TAA is Wednesday, May 18, at 7 pm ET at Mt. Washington Tavern in Baltimore. Tickets are still available online for $25.
Klaravich Stables' grade 1-placed daughter of Kingman looking for her third graded stakes win since July 2021 in the Gallorette Stakes (G3T) at Pimlico Race Course May 21.
After meeting twice on dirt, round three of the Joe vs. Shake Em Loose series will take place May 21 in the $100,000 James W. Murphy Stakes on the Preakness Stakes (G1) undercard at Pimlico Race Course.
The May Digital Selected Sale closed Tuesday afternoon with 13 offerings sold for $1,150,000. Among those sold were racing prospects, broodmare prospects, and in-foal mares. Bidding initially opened on May 12.
Churchill Downs stewards issued a $500 fine and a 10-day suspension to dual Eclipse Award-winning trainer Brad Cox after his horse, Warrior's Charge, tested positive for an overage of bute when second in the 2021 Stephen Foster Stakes (G2).
Seth Fishman, facing up to 20 years imprisonment after being convicted Feb. 2 in federal court of two counts of conspiring to violate drug adulteration and misbranding laws, sought and received a second delay of his sentencing on Tuesday.
Former harness trainer Donato Poliseno on Tuesday became the third of six defendants to enter a guilty plea in related charges alleging widespread doping of racehorses.
After being pulled from Kentucky Derby (G1) contention the day before the race, D. Wayne Lukas trainee Ethereal Road looks to redeem himself in the May 21 $100,000 Sir Barton Stakes at Pimlico Race Course.
The field for the Dinner Party Stakes (G2T) at Pimlico is full of runners looking for just that extra little bit of oomph to get them over the graded stakes hump.
Aidan O'Brien believes Coolmore's efforts to match the best names with their most talented horses might have just clicked spectacularly, as he waxed lyrical about new Chesham Stakes favourite Alfred Munnings.