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Precocious Juveniles Vie in Bashford Manor, Debutante

Fri, 2022-07-01 15:45
The $175,000 Bashford Manor Stakes, downgraded from grade 3 to listed status for 2022, is headed by debut winners Gulfport and Andthewinneris.

Cody's Wish Tops a Field of Seven in Hanshin Stakes

Fri, 2022-07-01 15:45
Godolphin's recent $200,000 Westchester Stakes (G3) winner Cody's Wish tops a field of seven colts and geldings that were entered in the July 4 $175,000 Hanshin Stakes Presented by JRA at Churchill Downs.

Northern California Sale Switched to Aug. 17

Fri, 2022-07-01 15:45
Due to the current stabling issue with Northern California racing, the date of the California Thoroughbred Breeders Association Northern California sale has been changed to Wednesday, Aug. 17, eight days later than originally planned.

Mendelssohn's First Winner Shines in Saudi Arabia

Fri, 2022-07-01 15:45
Shaqra'a Sultan won at first asking against colts June 30 at King Khalid Racecourse in Taif.

Marine Serves as Key Prep for Queen's Plate

Fri, 2022-07-01 15:45
The July 2 Marine (G3) and Selene (G3) stakes serve as important prep races for the prestigious Queen's Plate and Woodbine Oaks.

Saudi Cup-Winning Owner Gets Medaglia d'Oro Sale-Topper

Fri, 2022-07-01 15:45
While Melbourne Cup (G1) heroine Verry Elleegant has been turning heads on the gallops in Chantilly, she is far from the only equine VIP summering in France's horse paradise. 

Bright Forecast is Cloud Computing's First Winner

Fri, 2022-07-01 15:45
The colt out of Miss Acorn won June 30 at first asking at Delaware Park.

Court Takes No Immediate Action in New HISA Suit

Fri, 2022-07-01 15:45
A federal lawsuit filed against HISA on June 29 requesting a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction will not receive an immediate decision from the court. HISA's enabling legislation calls for it to go into effect on July 1.

Graded Winners My Prankster, Gunite to Duel in Maxfield

Fri, 2022-07-01 15:45
On the penultimate day of the spring meet at Churchill Downs, graded stakes winners My Prankster and Gunite battle in the $160,000 Maxfield Overnight Stakes July 3 against four other rivals. 

Rare Mare Sierra Sue to be Offered on Inglis Digital

Fri, 2022-07-01 15:45
Dual group 1 winner Sierra Sue will be auctioned in a bespoke Inglis Digital Online Sale later this month after connections of the Trent Busuttin and Natalie Young-trained mare chose to retire the high-class sprinter-miler. 

Dr. Tony Ryan Book Award 2021 Finalists Selected

Thu, 2022-06-30 15:45
The Dr. Tony Ryan Book Award competition has been held for the 16th time to honor the best of long-format race writing. Three finalists were selected by a panel of judges from nearly two dozen submissions published during 2021.

NYTB and NYSTBDF Join With the TAKE2 Program

Thu, 2022-06-30 15:45
The New York Thoroughbred Breeders and the New York State Thoroughbred Breeding and Development Fund are recognized for their contributions to Thoroughbred aftercare as the June “Donors of the Month” for the TAKE2 Program.

Owens, Forney Retire From TOC; Taboada, Egan Fill Roles

Thu, 2022-06-30 15:45
Thoroughbred Owners of California's longest-running board member, Jack Owens, and its executive director, Mary Forney, are set to retire July 1.

NYRA and National Museum of Racing to Honor 'Peb'

Thu, 2022-06-30 15:45
NYRA and the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame will highlight the career and accomplishments of the cartoonist Pierre “Peb” Bellocq during a ceremony at Belmont Park on Saturday, July 9, as part of the Stars and Stripes Racing Festival.

Silent Poet Aims to Defend Highlander Stakes Title

Thu, 2022-06-30 15:45
In just his third race since last year's Highlander—all this year—Silent Poet is coming off a fifth-place finish in the Jacques Cartier Stakes (G3) on Woodbine's all-weather track.

Grade 1 Trio Returns for a Showdown in Fleur de Lis

Thu, 2022-06-30 15:45
The top three finishers from the La Troienne Stakes (G1) will face each other again July 2 in the $350,000 Fleur de Lis Stakes (G2) going 1 1/8 miles at Churchill Downs.

Ce Ce Set to Defend Princess Rooney Title

Thu, 2022-06-30 15:45
Bo Hirsch's Ce Ce is scheduled to ship from Santa Anita Park to Gulfstream Park June 29 for a planned title defense in Saturday's $300,000 Princess Rooney Invitational Stakes (G2).

Posner Pleads Guilty to Drug Adulteration, Misbranding

Thu, 2022-06-30 15:45
Veterinarian Michael Posner entered a plea of guilty June 29 to a single count of drug adulteration and misbranding in federal court.

Charge It Returns in Belmont's Dwyer Stakes

Thu, 2022-06-30 15:45
Six months after a promising career debut, Charge It is still playing catch up with the top runners in his 3-year-old crop.

Indiana to Offer Free Barn-Fire Seminar

Thu, 2022-06-30 15:45
The Indiana Thoroughbred Alliance presents an educational seminar July 16 to present what barn owners need to do to be better prepared for fires.

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