Have you ever wondered what it's like to own a Thoroughbred racehorse that resides in the barn of a Hall of Fame trainer? Churchill Downs Racetrack will give 200 people that chance this spring through the creation of the new Churchill Downs Racing Club – a low-cost pathway that introduces people to the excitement of […]
Champion turf mare Tepin remained undefeated this season when she rocketed to a five-length victory in the Grade 1 Coolmore Jenny Wiley Stakes last Saturday. The 5-year-old daughter of Bernstein set a new stakes record in the process, covering the 1 1/16-mile turf contest in 1:40.53. The victory was Tepin's third straight graded stakes win […]
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The Equine Disease Communication Center issued the following update on Friday afternoon: A sixth horse at PARX was confirmed positive for the neuropathogenic strain of EHV-1 on April 19 after it presented with a fever. That horse is located in the index case quarantined barn. All horses in the quarantined barns (the index case barn […]
Trainer Brian Lynch was back at Keeneland Friday morning following a quick trip to the Palm Meadows training center in Florida to check on his string of 2-year-olds. He left Lexington last Sunday shortly after Lightstream extended her record to 2-for-2 with a victory in the Adena Springs Beaumont (G3). “She's doing very well,” Lynch […]
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The Maryland-bred Thoroughbred Hall of Fame's newest inductees are millionaire Dave's Friend and Kentucky Derby/Preakness winner Kauai King, the only Maryland-bred to win the Kentucky Derby. The new inductees were selected by a committee of Maryland racing industry members coordinated by the Maryland Horse Breeders Association (MHBA) and Maryland Racing Media Association (MRMA). Both Dave's […]
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Hemmed in behind horses at the top of the lane, Expected Ruler did not appear a likely winner of the fifth race last Friday at Keeneland. Carrying odds of 16-1, jockey Didiel Osorio managed to improvise, bulling through traffic to get the 3-year-old colt racing room. The pair surged forward to win by three-quarters of […]
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Thoroughbred breeder and multiple graded stakes-winning owner Charles E. (Chuck) Fipke has made a $100,000 donation to the Permanently Disabled Jockeys' Fund (PDJF), opining that “jockeys have a raw deal in the racing industry.” “Too often jockeys suffer career-ending, life-altering injuries leaving them incapable of providing for themselves and their families,” Fipke notes. “Injured riders […]
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Caitlin Parrucci, a mechanical engineer and founder of Equine Design, accepted a $5,000 prize from Entrepreneurship at Cornell, a university-based organization that fosters entrepreneurship in all Cornell colleges. A rider for the past 15 years, Parrucci developed Equine Design to track a horse's water intake. The device weighs and records how much water a horse drinks […]
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The fourth and final session of the 2016 OBS Spring 2-Year-Olds in Training sale got underway Friday morning at 10:30 a.m. Hip No.'s 913-1216 were set to go through the ring. On Thursday Hip 901, a son of Broken Vow consigned by Tom McCrocklin, agent, was sold to Breeze Easy LLC for $1,200,000 to top day three […]
Liverpool John Moore's University (LJMU) and the British Horseracing Authority (BHA) have today announced the launch of a “Jockeys' Cardiac Study”, which is designed to assess the effect of rapid weight reduction through dehydration on cardiac function in active jockeys. The study will not only help to provide an understanding of whether the current population […]