The New York Racing Association today announced a continued partnership with Yonkers Raceway to offer horseplayers a unique thoroughbred/standardbred daily double wager on most Sundays through the end of the 2016 Aqueduct Fall Meet. The New York, New York Double is hosted by NYRA and will be generally offered beginning with Race 3 at Aqueduct […]
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Wagering on historical racing jumped in Kentucky for the month of October, according to the latest statistics available from the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports that handle was up 51.5 percent, close to $72 million, compared to October 2015. However, according to the latest figures, overall handle was somewhat stagnant compared to the previous month […]
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In the fall of 2014, a 69-year-old plumbing-contractor-turned-Thoroughbred-owner found himself eyeing a smallish, white-legged chestnut yearling in the back ring of Fasig-Tipton's Texas mixed sale. “He wasn't even marked in my book,” confessed owner Danny Keene in his distinctive Texan drawl. “But the colt came up, and I thought, ‘Oh, I like this colt, I wonder […]
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The third Thoroughbred Owner Conference, co-hosted by OwnerView and BloodHorse and sponsored by Breeders' Cup Ltd., Keeneland Association, and The Stronach Group, concluded Wednesday with presentations on ownership, veterinary issues, equine retirement programs, and a keynote address delivered by Thoroughbred owner and NBC racing analyst Eddie Olczyk. Approximately 250 people attended the three-day event, including both […]
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Tune in to Control Room: XBTV Live From Santa Anita, presented by Xpressbet, to keep up on all the morning training activity for Breeders' Cup contenders. It's streaming live from 8:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. EDT (5:30 a.m.-10 a.m. PDT). There's more than training to watch. XBTV analysts Millie Ball, Zoe Cadman and Jeff Siegel provide […]
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In Friday's $2 million Breeders' Cup Distaff that includes an unprecedented three champions, trainer Larry Jones observes that “whoever runs fifth or six is still a really good horse.” The Jones-trained I'm a Chatterbox, mostly recently the seven-length winner of Keeneland's $500,000 Juddmonte Spinster, is one of seven Grade 1 winners in the field of […]
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Trainer Tim Hamm, best known for developing the Grade II stakes winning sprinter Too Much Bling, hit a personal milestone saddling his 1,000th career winner, when Blingitonagain captured the seventh race Wednesday afternoon at Hollywood Gaming at Mahoning Valley Race Course. Sent right to the front by jockey Irwin Rosendo, Blingitonagain set fractions of 23.02 […]
My Meadowview Farm's Sky Gesture is one of seven 2-year-old fillies seeking their first graded stakes win as they comprise a talented field in the Grade 3, $200,000 Tempted at one mile on Saturday during Aqueduct Racetrack's opening weekend. The Rick Violette-trained homebred finished fifth last out in her graded stakes debut in the Grade […]
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Eaton Sales announced today that trainer Jack Sisterson, assistant to Doug O'Neill, has accepted a position with the consignment company and will start his employment as an account executive during the upcoming Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sales. “Jack comes to us from one of the most successful stables in the country,” said Eaton's Reiley McDonald. […]
Statement from Breeders' Cup on Distribution Channels for the 2016 World Championships: “The 2016 Breeders' Cup World Championships, November 4-5, will be televised live on NBC, NBCSN and streamed live on Breederscup.com and on various ADW websites.” “In addition, TVG will televise the six undercard races on Friday and the three undercard races on Saturday […]