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Pounce Tops Fasig-Tipton Digital Sale for $370,000

Tue, 2024-02-20 23:52
Resolute Bloodstock purchases the 3-year-old daughter of Lookin At Lucky from Highgate Sales consignment. The total of 752 bidders sets a record for a Fasig-Tipton Digital Sale.

First Captain Retired to Stud in Brazil

Tue, 2024-02-20 23:52
The multiple graded stakes winner and son of Curlin will enter stud at Stud Eternamente Rio, according to Turf Diario.

O'Brien: Justify Could Become Best Sire Ever

Tue, 2024-02-20 23:52
Racing Post's Martin Stevens chats with Aidan O'Brien, who praises the achievements of standout young stallion Justify.  

Derby Museum Begins Renovation of Fan-Favorite Exhibit

Tue, 2024-02-20 23:52
The Kentucky Derby Museum began construction this month on its $1 million renovation to one of its iconic exhibits, Riders Up!, which is expected to open to the public April 12.

Delaware Park Releases 2024 Stakes Schedule

Tue, 2024-02-20 23:52
The $500,000 Delaware Handicap (G2) highlights the $2.75-million stakes schedule at Delaware Park this season.  For the first time since 2009, the filly and mare summer classic will be run on a Sunday, July 7, as part of a special festival weekend.

Breeders' Cup Late Foal Nominations Deadline Feb. 28

Tue, 2024-02-20 23:52
The Breeders' Cup issued a reminder Feb. 20 that Feb. 28 at 11:59 p.m. ET is the last opportunity to nominate foals born in 2023 to the Breeders' Cup program for a one-time late nomination fee of $1,500. 

Coelho 'Excited About What We're Seeing in Just Steel'

Tue, 2024-02-20 23:52
Tom Pedulla is interviewing prominent owners, trainers, and jockeys as they travel the Road to the 150th Kentucky Derby (G1) May 4 at Churchill Downs.

Magic Tap Back Up in Class in Deep Razorback

Tue, 2024-02-20 23:52
It is anyone's race Feb. 24 in the 1 1/16-mile, $600,000 Razorback Handicap (G3) at Oaklawn Park when a deep field of older horses compete for graded stakes glory.

TAA Success Stories: First Edition and Shannon Howerton

Tue, 2024-02-20 23:52
Success stories from the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance.

Tuscan Sky Joins Derby Dozen; Sierra Leone Up to Third

Tue, 2024-02-20 23:52
Byron King's Top 12 on the Road to the Kentucky Derby, presented by Spendthrift Farm.

Bourbon County Farmers Unite to Stop Runway Expansion

Tue, 2024-02-20 23:52
Several hundred residents, farmers, and horsemen in Kentucky's Bourbon County gathered Feb. 18 to begin organizing opposition to a state-owned "airpark" runway expansion project they believe could irreversibly damage their way of life.

Uncaptured Storm Named 2023 Claiming Horse of the Year

Tue, 2024-02-20 23:52
Nine-time winner Uncaptured Storm—who changed hands five times last year, winning at least once for whomever he ran—has been named the 2023 National Claiming Horse of the Year.

Dollars & Sense: The Jockey Club's Commitment to Racing

Tue, 2024-02-20 23:52
This year, The Jockey Club will invest at least $7 million to support initiatives ranging from equine safety and aftercare to industry promotion and national and international collaboration.  

Multi-Millionaire C Z Rocket Retired at Age 10

Tue, 2024-02-20 23:52
Ten-year-old City Zip gelding C Z Rocket, who was claimed for $40,000 and became one of America's top sprinters, has been retired.

The Jockey Club Launches Annual Industry Impact Report

Tue, 2024-02-20 23:52
The Jockey Club has traditionally shared information about the initiatives it supports at its annual Round Table Conference in August. Beginning in 2024, early each year The Jockey Club will publish an annual report.

Stronghold Is Ghostzapper's 100th Stakes Winner

Mon, 2024-02-19 23:49
Ghostzapper, who stands for a partnership between Adena Springs and Hill 'n' Dale at Xalapa, is the seventh-leading active North American sire by number of worldwide stakes winners.

Gun Runner's Half Sister Graduates at Fair Grounds

Mon, 2024-02-19 23:49
Maiden Watch: Week of Feb. 12-Feb. 18

Champion Echo Zulu Euthanized After Stall Injury

Mon, 2024-02-19 23:49
Trainer Steve Asmussen told Daily Racing Form that Echo Zulu had "become cast in her stall and was injured when she tried to rise to her feet."

Early Voting's First 2024 Mare Confirmed in Foal

Mon, 2024-02-19 23:49
The son of Gun Runner's future at stud was uncertain last year due to a rare condition that has since been treated by an international team of reproductive specialists.

Sierra Leone Moves Up in Derby Future Wager Pool

Mon, 2024-02-19 23:49
With the Kentucky Derby 11 weeks away, the pari-mutuel field of "All Other 3-year-olds" closed as the 5-1 favorite in Pool 4 of the Kentucky Derby Future Wager (KDFW) and the Feb. 17 Risen Star (G2) winner Sierra Leone was the 6-1 second choice.

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