Trainer Jamie Osborne admits the odds of running Toast of New York in the Jan. 27 Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) at Gulfstream Park a year ago “were a 1,000-1.” But after a three-year hiatus, the 2014 Breeders' Cup Classic (G1) runner-up has returned to racing and is one of the more intriguing entries in the $16 […]
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The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced today that Aqueduct Racetrack in New York City has earned reaccreditation from the NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance. Aqueduct, located in the borough of Queens since 1894, is part of the not-for-profit New York Racing Association franchise. Known as the Big A, it is the only racetrack in New York City, occupying […]
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The New Bolton Center in Kennett Square, Pa., had a horse who had been on the property test positive for the equine herpes myoencephalopathy (EHM, neurological disease caused by equine herpesvirus) on Jan. 16. As a result, the facility ordered all horses who had been on the grounds during the affected time period to be tested. […]
Wellabled was fifth out of the gate but surged quickly between horses to set all the pace in the 34th running of the $50,000 black type Forego Stakes at Turfway Park Friday, Jan. 19. The 4-year-old son of Shackleford drew away unchallenged to win by seven lengths over the stalking Lanier, while Crewman, last year's […]
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Phil Lebherz's Premier Thoroughbreds LLC of San Mateo, California is the recipient of the Second annual McMahon Award given to the breeder of the leading money-winning California-bred two-year-old sold at public auction. Premier Thoroughbreds LLC bred and raised Spiced Perfection, who led all California-bred two-year-olds of 2017 sold at public auction with earnings of $167,280. Spiced […]
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In his final major breeze for the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational at Gulfstream Park Jan. 27, San Antonio Stakes winner Giant Expectations went five furlongs on Santa Anita's fast main track at 7:45 Friday morning in a bullet 58 seconds flat under exercise rider Pepi Aragon. It was the fastest of 53 drills at the distance, […]
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The 20-cent Rainbow 6 carryover jackpot grew to $2,717,988.52 for Saturday's Sunshine Millions card at Gulfstream when the popular multi-race wager went unsolved for the 33th consecutive program Friday. Multiple tickets with all six winners were each worth $17,264.90. The carryover jackpot is only paid out when there is a single unique ticket sold with all six winners. […]
In an effort to help facilitate wagering on the world's richest race, the $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational on Saturday, Jan. 27 at Gulfstream Park, Santa Anita Park has announced it will go with an early first race post time of 11:45 a.m. that day. In addition to the Pegasus World Cup and a full complement of outstanding […]
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Marc Keller's Quezon stayed comfortably off the pace before handily gaining the lead in the stretch to cruise to a 4 1/4-length win in the first running of the $100,000 La Verdad for New York-bred filly and mare sprinters in Friday's featured race at Aqueduct Racetrack. Off as the 3-5 favorite, Quezon stayed in fifth […]
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This weekend's racing action is highlighted by the Sunshine Millions series at Gulfstream Park on Saturday. The Sunshine Millions Classic features Mr. Jordan, winner of the Classic preview and most recently second in the Harlan's Holiday Stakes, against a field of five other Florida-breds over nine furlongs on the main track. On Saturday at Oaklawn […]