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Commissioner To Stud At WinStar Following Hawthorne Gold Cup

Commissioner, the Classic-placed, multiple graded stakes winner of $812,237, looks to become the last top son of A.P. Indy to stud when he retires to WinStar Farm in Versailles, KY at the end of 2015. Commissioner is being pointed to … Continue reading

Opening Day Attracts 121 Entries For 10 Races At Tampa Bay Downs

Full fields and the return of two Tampa Bay Downs stakes winners highlight a 10-race card Saturday on Opening Day at the Oldsmar oval. In addition to the feature ninth race, the $28,000 Lightning City Prep for fillies and mares … Continue reading

Three Major Carryovers At Laurel Park On Thanksgiving Day

Laurel Park will offer some special treats to racing fans during its Thanksgiving Day program with three carryovers, including a $19,491.05 Super Hi 5 carryover in Thursday’s first race. First race post for the 10-race holiday program is 11:05 a.m. … Continue reading

Casse: Industry Concern That Bettors Care About Lasix Is ‘Baloney’

In an interview with Karen M. Johnson for Thoroughbred Racing Commentary, seven-time Sovereign Award-winning trainer Mark Casse discussed his views on the controversial issue of Lasix. He is a proponent of the medication, stating that “running horses on Lasix and … Continue reading

Tallest Jockey In Australia Dies; Mother Says He ‘Had To Starve Himself To Ride’

Stuart Brown stood the tallest jockey in Australia at 187 centimeters, or nearly 6 feet, 3 inches. His riding weight was just 62 kilograms, or about 137 pounds. He died at age 43 last week, and according to the Daily … Continue reading

Send A Holiday E-Card To Support Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance

The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (TAA) launched today a holiday giving campaign that enables supporters to donate to aftercare while sharing a beautiful holiday e-card with their clients, colleagues, friends, and family. Interested individuals can visit the TAA Holiday Giving Donation … Continue reading

Starlet, Futurity Highlight 12-Day Meet At Los Alamitos

The second Winter meet at Los Alamitos will begin Thursday, Dec. 3. The 12-day season will continue through Sunday, Dec. 20 with racing conducted on a Thursday-Sunday basis. Post time will be 12:30 p.m. Highlighting the Winter season are a … Continue reading

Swiss Spirit Colt Tops Day One Of Tattersalls December Foal Sale

A son of Whitsbury Manor Stud’s freshman sire Swiss Spirit topped proceedings on the opening day of the Tattersalls December Foal Sale when selling to Castledillon Stud’s Timmy Hillman for 33,000 guineas. The first of five days of foals saw … Continue reading

$4.5 Million Florida-Bred Stakes Program Announced For 2016

Gulfstream Park along with the Florida Thoroughbred Breeders’ and Owners’ Association (FTBOA) and Florida Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association (FHBPA) announced today a 2016 Florida-bred stakes program worth $4.5 million, highlighted by the $1.05 million Sunshine Millions and $2.9 million … Continue reading

Keeper Hill, 1998 Kentucky Oaks Winner, Dies At 20

Mill Ridge Farm regretfully announces the death of Keeper Hill on Friday, Nov. 20. Winner of the 1998 Kentucky Oaks (G1), Keeper Hill was bred in Kentucky by Chadds Ford Stable, in partnership with owners Mill Ridge Farm, Dr. John … Continue reading

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