Barry Irwin, the CEO of Team Valor International and longtime friend of horse racing in South Africa, has chosen to sell out of the sport there due to it being tainted by disgraced businessman and major horse owner/breeder Markus Jooste. Jooste resigned as CEO of the furniture and household company Steinhoff International last winter after […]
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Phoenix Thoroughbreds, Ltd., announced today that Gronkowski, a prized 3-year colt, will resume training next week in preparation for his U.S. debut at the Belmont Stakes, scheduled for June 9, 2018 at Belmont Park, N.Y. The Phoenix race team was forced to bypass the upcoming Kentucky Derby after the horse experienced a minor infection, which prevented its […]
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With three days remaining in the 2018 Spring Meet, trainer Brad Cox has 12 wins and jockey Florent Geroux has 18 wins to lead their respective standings as they take aim on their first Keeneland titles. The two have teamed to win nine races this season. Cox has 12 wins, putting him one win ahead […]
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To whatever reason you assign the absence of distance racing in American racing, do not blame the horses. Grumble about racing secretaries, fuss over the monocular view of super-trainers, or diss the Derby fixation of owners, but do not suspect the Thoroughbred of being ill-made for the job of racing over any distance at all. […]
Double Doors Racing, LLC, owners of Grade 2 Fair Grounds Oaks winner Chocolate Martini, have agreed to donate 5 percent of any earnings from the filly's run in the $1,000,000, G1 Kentucky Oaks to the Retired Racehorse Project. The funds will go toward helping the organization's mission of increasing the value and demand for Thoroughbreds once […]
The Grayson-Jockey Club Research Foundation announced today that Frank Stronach, the founder and honorary chairman of The Stronach Group and a leading Thoroughbred owner and breeder, will be presented with the Dinny Phipps Award at the Belmont Stakes Charity Celebration on Thursday, June 7, at the Bryant Park Grill in New York City. Earle Mack, an active […]
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The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) now welcomes the general public to purchase single-day tickets to The Stretch, located in the grandstand at the Top of the Stretch, for the 2018 meet at Saratoga Race Course. Single-day tickets for premium reserved seats and a very limited number of bar seats in The Stretch are […]
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Former Penn National-based trainer Murray Rojas has been dealt another setback in her efforts to overturn a felony conviction on 13 counts of misbranding prescription drugs and one count of conspiracy. Rojas was convicted by a jury last July on federal charges that were part of a long-running investigation by the FBI at the Grantville, Pa., […]
The OBS April Spring Sale of Two-Year-Olds in Training gets underway this morning in Ocala, Fla., and the Paulick Report is pleased to offer a special print publication, available here and on the sales grounds. In this edition of the PR Special, Natalie Voss takes a look at the history of breeze shows. Frank Mitchell […]
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Jessica Berry will join Team Valor International upon graduation in July from the Godolphin Flying Start program. The 24-year-old served an internship with the Central Kentucky racing stable after graduating with a BA in international relations from the University of San Diego and before a stint in Australia with Arrowfield Stud and being accepted to […]
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