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Philippa Cooper Says Goodbye to Breeding

Wed, 2022-11-30 17:42
Cooper did not bring two of her mares to the sale—Fallen For You and Fallen In Love—and both mares will have a long and happy retirement with their owner-breeder, who is hoping that she can rediscover her love of racing and breeding.

NTRA President/CEO Rooney Highlights Global Symposium

Wed, 2022-11-30 17:42
The National Thoroughbred Racing Association's President/CEO Tom Rooney will highlight his first year as head of the organization by speaking about the 2023 legislative outlook for Thoroughbred breeding/racing in Washington at next week's symposium.

Second Annual Wanamaker's PA-Bred Sale Catalog Online

Wed, 2022-11-30 17:42
In conjunction with the Pennsylvania Horse Breeders Association, Wanamaker's has released their second annual Pennsylvania-Bred Sale with 37 horses catalogued.

Triple Crown Alum Barber Road Nearing Return at Oaklawn

Wed, 2022-11-30 17:42
Barber Road, a familiar face on the Triple Crown trail this year, is gearing up for a return to action in Arkansas at Oaklawn Park.

Hollendorfer Expulsion Claim Denied in San Diego Case

Wed, 2022-11-30 17:42
Jerry Hollendorfer's claim he was unlawfully barred from entering horses in races at the 2019 Del Mar summer meet was rejected by the Superior Court of California in San Diego more than 900 days after he filed suit seeking redress.

Alcohol Free Tops Tatts Day 2 at 5,400,000 Guineas

Wed, 2022-11-30 17:42
Shortly before 6 p.m. Nov. 29 during the second Sceptre Session, Michael Donohoe of BBA Ireland, sitting beside Yuesheng Zhang of Yulong Investments, bid 5,400,000gns ($6,781,077) in front of an awestruck Park Paddocks auditorium.

Two-Time Champion Ouija Board Dies at 21

Wed, 2022-11-30 17:42
In addition to two Eclipse Awards, Ouija Board was named 2004 European Champion 3-year-old filly, European Horse of the Year in 2004 and 2006, and 2006 European Champion Older Horse.

Woodbine Leading Jockey Kimura to Ride at Santa Anita

Wed, 2022-11-30 17:42
Woodbine's leading rider, Kazushi Kimura, plans to ride this winter at Santa Anita Park, according to a report in Daily Racing Form.

Horseshoe Indianapolis Closes Out Strong 2022 Season

Wed, 2022-11-30 17:42
The 20th season of Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse racing came to a close Nov. 23 with a healthy outlook on the 123-day season.

Saffron Beach to Saudi Cup After 3,600,000 Guineas Sale

Tue, 2022-11-29 17:42
Two-time group 1 winner Saffron Beach is bound for the Saudi Cup (G1) after being sold to Prince Faisal bin Khalid bin Abdulaziz's Najd Stud for 3,600,000 guineas Nov. 29 during Day Two of the Tattersalls December Mares Sale.

One Barn at Churchill Downs Quarantined Due to EHV-1

Tue, 2022-11-29 17:42
A barn at Churchill Downs stabling 13 horses was quarantined Nov. 29 after an unidentified horse became sick there, and later, while the horse was being treated at an equine medical clinic, testing determined it has the contagious equine herpesvirus.

Near-Millionaire Whereshetoldmetogo Retired From Racing

Tue, 2022-11-29 17:42
Multiple stakes winner Whereshetoldmetogo, scratched as the program favorite from the $75,000 Howard and Sondra Bender Memorial Stakes Nov. 25 at Laurel Park, has been retired from racing, according to trainer Brittany Russell.

Girolamo Dies at 16 in South Korea

Tue, 2022-11-29 17:42
Grade 1 winner sprinter/miler Girolamo is being reported as having died Oct. 8, according to Korea Racing Association stud book records.

Through CDI Deal, DraftKings Adds Horse Racing Wagering

Tue, 2022-11-29 17:42
Churchill Downs Inc. has announced an agreement that will bring pari-mutuel wagering on its horse racing content to a second major online/mobile sports betting platform.

2022 Ohio Stallion Season Auction Dec. 5-8

Tue, 2022-11-29 17:42
The Ohio Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners are proud to present an incredible roster of stallion seasons for our 2022 auction.

Archangel Gabriel Tops Day 1 at 800,000gns at Tatts

Tue, 2022-11-29 17:42
It was one of those nights at Tattersalls Nov. 28 as the opening session of the highly anticipated December Mare Sale drew a heaving crowd and a slew of significant prices.

Luis Saez Earns First Churchill Fall Meet Riding Title

Tue, 2022-11-29 17:42
After narrowly topping Tyler Gaffalione last month in a thrilling finish in the jockey’s race at Keeneland, Luis Saez did it again—in come-from-behind fashion—securing the Churchill Downs fall title in the final two days of the meet.

Keeneland Library's BC Exhibit Takes Step Back in Time

Tue, 2022-11-29 17:42
Though this year's Breeders' Cup may be in the rearview, its memories can still be viewed in the 'Breeders' Cup at Keeneland' exhibit at the Keeneland Library which was set up during the September Yearling Sale and will be taken down in a few weeks. 

Briefs, Not New Hearing, Ordered in Medina Spirit Case

Tue, 2022-11-29 17:42
An order entered in the Medina Spirit disqualification appeal indicates the case is unlikely to be tried a second time following the recusal of the original hearing officer. Instead, the new hearing officer can act based on the existing record.

Emerald Downs Announces 2023 Live Racing Season

Mon, 2022-11-28 17:41
The 2023 season features 20 Saturdays, 19 Sundays, 11 Fridays, and two Mondays. Opening Day shares billing with the 148th Kentucky Derby with a special 1 p.m. PT first post at Emerald Downs.