Multiple Grade 1 winner Mshawish has been retired from racing due to a minor soft tissue injury that was discovered Friday morning at Belmont Park. After conferring with veterinarian Duncan Moir, it was determined by the team of owner Al Shaqab Racing that it was in the best interest of Mshawish for him to be […]
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Gary Stevens has ridden Beholder 11 times, winning 10, the last six in a row, all 10 of the victories coming in graded stakes, six of them Grade I's. Next up: Saturday's Grade I Vanity Stakes at Santa Anita, where Beholder has won 12 of 13 races including the Grade I Zenyatta three times, the […]
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Trojan Nation, whose owners Aaron Sones and wife Julie Gilbert said will start in the Grade 1 Belmont Stakes, will arrive at Belmont either Monday evening or Tuesday, trainer Paddy Gallagher said by phone. Trojan Nation will breeze one final time at Santa Anita on Saturday morning before shipping to Belmont. The son of 2002 […]
Dale Romans' newly arrived Belmont prospects Cherry Wine and Brody's Cause got a handle for Big Sandy on Friday morning, galloping a respective lap around Belmont Park's main track shortly after the renovation break. “They look good and they're training great,” said Romans, on hand from Kentucky for the colts' training. “They both galloped by […]
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Beating the light rain that began to fall at Belmont Park Friday morning, Todd Pletcher worked both his Grade 1, $1.5 million Belmont Stakes hopefuls, Destin and Stradivari, at 7:45 a.m. on the training track. The notable news coming out of the breezes is that the status of John Gunther, Susan Magnier, Derrick Smith and […]
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Gov. Matt Bevin today announced three additional members to the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission (KHRC). The latest appointments bring the newly established commission to full capacity with 15 members. KHRC Executive Director Marc A. Guilfoil said the new commissioners bring added expertise to an already talented group of commissioners. “I'm excited to have this group […]
The largest ever Historic Horse Racing jackpot was awarded to a patron last week in Mills, Wyoming. The $340,707.50 won on an Encore Triple Cherry Pop™ game broke the previous jackpot record of $114,000 set at Kentucky Downs. “Everyone knows that customers love to play for large jackpots,” commented Encore President Jeremy Stein. “The Encore […]
The California Horse Racing Board will discuss adopting a third-party Lasix administration policy at its upcoming meet scheduled for June 16. The Blood-Horse reports that the rule would then conform with the Association of Racing Commissioners International model rule and the National Uniform Medication Program, in that independent veterinarians, rather than track vets, would administer Lasix on race-day. […]
Robert Masterson's 2015 Champion Female Turf Horse Tepin registered her final local workout in advance of an international engagement in the June 14 Queen Anne (Group 1) at England's Royal Ascot with a half-mile breeze in :48.40 under regular rider Julien Leparoux on Saturday morning at Churchill Downs. Assistant trainer Norman Casse described the move […]
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Jockey Natalie Turner has been suspended 30 days for her role in a mid-race altercation at Oklahoma's Will Rogers Downs May 21. Stewards ruled this week that Turner “intentionally and deliberately struck at another rider with her crop, endangering other riders and horses during the final 1/8 of a mile.” In addition to the suspension, […]
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