Headlines and features from the Thoroughbred industry
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Colin Keane is excited to ride Cazoo Derby (G1) third Westover as he chases a first Dubai Duty Free Irish Derby (G1) triumph.
The 2021 Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Mandaloun is scheduled to face one of the sharpest horses in the country in Olympiad when the two vie in the $750,000 Stephen Foster Stakes (G2) at Churchill Downs July 2.
The daughter of Declaration of War is looking to build off of a promising 2021 in which she ran in six graded stakes, including wins in the George E. Mitchell Black-Eyed Susan Stakes (G2) at Pimlico and Iowa Oaks (G3) at Prairie Meadows.
Owner Kaleem Shah admitted to feeling pressure in watching his 2-year-old racehorse Arman debut in the fifth race at Churchill Downs June 23, with the Bolt d'Oro colt named after his son, Arman.
Arqana has unveiled the August Sale catalog, a must in the yearling sales calendar, which will take place from Aug. 13-15 in Deauville, France. The sale is synonymous with excellence in the ring and on the racetrack.
Three horses that spearheaded Japan's triumphant, early-season tour of Saudi Arabia and Dubai return to action in the Takarazuka Kinen (G1) with Breeders' Cup and Cox Plate (G1) berths at stake.
Two Emmys, who pulled off a front-running upset in the Mr. D. Stakes (G1T) last summer at Arlington, makes his Chicago-area racing return June 25 as the favorite in the $75,000 Outbound Ike Stakes June 25 at Hawthorne Race Course.
Glenn S. Bromagen owned Ashbrook Farm near Versailles, Ky., and has campaigned multiple graded stakes winners since the 1960s. Most recently he raced grade 1 winners Concrete Rose, Wicked Style, and Weep No More.
Three familiar faces from the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1) resurface for the first time since that 20-horse throwdown in the June 25 $500,000 Ohio Derby (G3) at Thistledown.
Opting not to approve a two-year suspension to Bob Baffert at New York Racing Association tracks recommended via a hearing officer, a three-person NYRA panel issued a shortened suspension June 23 to the trainer slated to run through Jan. 25, 2023.
Legislation that would ban horse slaughter advanced June 23 through a U.S. House Subcommittee within the Energy and Commerce Committee, according to various animal rights groups.
Sally Malave, assistant attorney general in New Mexico, issued a June 23 opinion concluding the New Mexico Horsemen's Association has no "apparent legal authority to refuse to transfer gaming funds it holds."
Paddy Twomey, operating at a 37% strike rate this season, will send out French Claim in the June 25 Irish Derby (G1) and La Petite Coco in Sunday's Pretty Polly Stakes (G1) at the Curragh.
Trainer Jesus 'Jesse' Cruz notches the first stakes win of his young training career with Why Not Tonight June 19 in the All Brandy Stakes at Laurel Park.
Frankie Dettori's business manager said on June 23 the rider would "have to move on with whatever John and Thady Gosden have done" after he lost rides on the yard's runners at Newmarket on June 25.
Specifically in regards to horseshoes, riding crop specifications, racehorse monitoring (vaccinations), the transfer of records for claimed horses, prohibited practices, and registration of covered persons and horses.
Before Keeneland hosts the Breeders' Cup World Championships for the third time, the track will offer 22 stakes worth a record $8.75 million during its fall meet.
Woodbine Entertainment announced the return of the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. (OLG) as the title sponsor for the 2022 Canadian Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing.
The nine-day Los Angeles County Fair meet will continue through Sunday, July 10. Racing will be conducted Saturday-Sunday (June 25-26) the first week, Friday-Monday (July 1-4) the second week and Friday-Sunday (July 8-10) the final week.
The Belmont Child Care Association is celebrating twenty years of providing an early childhood education and development program for children year-round at Anna House located at Belmont Park.