Nick Alexander's homebred mare Enola Gray has officially been retired from racing, according to drf.com, and will be bred in 2019. The 5-year-old daughter of Alexander's stallion Grazen won six stakes races over her career, including the Grade 3 Wilshire at a mile on the turf. “It was one thing after another,” said trainer Phil D'Amato. […]
For longer than anyone can remember, horsemen have been warned that watering off a hot horse too quickly can be dangerous. In his classic how-to manual Training Thoroughbred Horses published in 1953, Racing Hall of Fame trainer Preston Burch wrote: “A horse is very easily foundered by too much water or feed at this time […]
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Australia's superstar mare, Winx, returns to the spotlight this Saturday at Randwick, where she'll be chasing an Australian record 26th consecutive victory and a 19th win in Group 1 competition. Thirteen potential rivals have entered the G1 Winx Stakes in what will be Winx's first start since tying Black Caviar's record of 25 straight wins […]
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Michael Dubb's path to Thoroughbred ownership began in a most improbable way – with a night spent sleeping in his van near Saratoga Race Course because he lacked money for a hotel. Dubb and a friend ventured a couple of show bets the following day because their budget was so limited. The part of the […]
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According to a report in the Asbury Park Press, the New Jersey Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association, which operates Monmouth Park, owes $30 million to the company it hired to manage the racetrack. The debt to Darby Development LLC grew by $5 million in both 2015 and 2016, according to public records cited by the newspaper. Still, […]
The story is unlikely in so many ways: a first-time competitor at the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) Pony Jumper Championships at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington won the title aboard a 14.1 5/8-hand Thoroughbred who technically qualified as a pony. The Girl Next Door (A. P. Jet—Brook Serenade, Montbrook) is 15 years old […]
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If Jockey Club chairman Stuart Janney's concluding remarks at the 66th annual Round Table this week are anything to go by, the organization is taking some significant cues from its English counterpart. The majority of Sunday's Round Table served to review a 2018 McKinsey and Company study and its updated suggestions for improving the sport. […]
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Ivan Dalos' homebred filly Avie's Mineshaft wore down the favored Woodbine Oaks champion, Dixie Moon, in the $225,000 Wonder Where Stakes, third leg of the Triple Tiara for Canadian-foaled three-year-old fillies, on Sunday at Woodbine Racetrack in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Jockey Gary Boulanger completed a sweep of the Sunday stakes after guiding Decorated Soldier to […]
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A single ticket holder collected $139,474 for his Pick 6 bet at Del Mar when his ticket was the only one to correctly select the final six winners on the track's Sunday program. The $3,840 ticket, purchased on track at Del Mar through DMTC Bets mobile app, became the fifth solo Pick 6 winner in […]
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Barkley and his big white face out finished millionaire Alert Bay and scored a 1 1/2-length victory Sunday in the 83rd running of the $200,000 Longacres Mile (G3) at Emerald Downs in Auburn, Wash. With Javier Matias riding at 120 pounds, Barkley charged between Alert Bay and Oh Marvelous Me to gain command past mid-stretch, […]
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