Double Diamond Farm has donated a total of $20,000 and Glen Hill Farm and Payton Training Center have both committed $10,000 to the Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation's Ocala Initiative. The growing list of supporters also includes Ocala Breeders' Sales Co., the Florida Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners Association (FTBOA), and Ocala Stud. The Grayson-Jockey Club Research […]
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Freshman sire To Honor and Serve sired his first winner recently when the 2-year-old gelding French General won a 4 1/2-furlong race at Turf Paradise April 19. According to the Daily Racing Form, the youngster was the very first starter for To Honor and Serve, who stands at Gainesway Farm. French General was bred in Kentucky by […]
Three-time Kentucky Derby winner and 2016 Triple Crown-winning jockey Victor Espinoza has picked up the mount aboard Whitmore in the Kentucky Derby. Jay Privman of the Daily Racing Form reports that jockey Irad Ortiz Jr., who had ridden the son of Pleasantly Perfect in his last two starts, is committed to ride for trainer Chad Brown, his […]
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The second day of the OBS Spring 2-Year-Olds in Training sale got underway Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. Hip No's. 305 – 608 are scheduled to go through the sale ring. The top price for the session and for the auction late in Wednesday's session goes to Hip 564, a colt by Gemologist out of Bon Point […]
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A record number of overseas entries from eight countries feature among a total of 394 entries for the eight Group One highlights at Royal Ascot in June this year. There are 164 overseas entries in all, as against a previous best of 156 in 2013, including a record 35 from outside Europe (previous highest 27 […]
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Kentucky Derby hopeful Mo Tom, who made it into the 20-horse Derby field this week with the defection of Rebel Stakes winner Cupid, turned in a swift workout at Churchill Downs early Wednesday morning The 3-year-old colt by Uncle Mo zipped four furlongs in 47 seconds flat this morning. According to official Churchill Downs' clockers, […]
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Usually used to prevent horses and ponies from overindulging on lush pasture grasses, research is showing that grazing muzzles can be used for more than the prevention of pasture-associated laminitis: They can help prevent choke, as well. When a horse chokes, his esophagus becomes blocked by eaten material, whether hay, grain or grass. The horse […]
With a sixth equine herpesvirus positive reported at Parx Racing, the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture has implemented new protocols at the facility, reports drf.com. Four horses have died as a result, and a fifth has been moved to an isolation facility off the grounds. Director of Racing Sam Elliott has begun the process of constructing […]
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Robert E. Masterson's Eclipse Award champion Tepin, who defeated an international field of males in the $2 million Breeders' Cup Mile (Grade I) at Keeneland and scored a dominant victory in last week's Coolmore Jenny Wiley Stakes (GI) over the Lexington, Ky. track's turf course, heads a group of five grass specialists who are late […]
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Prairie Meadows Casino, Racetrack, and Hotel will implement additional Equine Herpesvirus-1 (EHV-1) bio-security protocols effective immediately. Prairie Meadows is set to open its 2016 Thoroughbred racing season on Thursday, April 28. “The track is not under quarantine and we have had no positive tests for EHV-1 here,” said Dr. John Sweeney, the Iowa Racing and […]