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‘California Chrome Day’ Scheduled For Sept. 10 At Los Alamitos

The most famous resident of Los Alamitos will be honored on “California Chrome Day” Sept. 10. In conjunction with a recent proclamation by officials from the City of Cypress, Los Alamitos will pay tribute to the richest thoroughbred in North American history  on the first Saturday of the Los Angeles County Fair at Los Alamitos […]

Spinaway Featured Alongside Woodward On NBCSN Saturday

Saturday’s $350,000 Spinaway (GI) may be only a supporting feature on a card that features the Woodward (GI) and superstar Frosted, but the $350,000 test for 2-year-old fillies takes on added significance, as it’s the lone “Win and You’re In” in the U.S. over the weekend, with the winner getting an automatic starting berth into […]

Breeders’ Cup Turf Berths Up For Grabs This Weekend In Germany

This week’s international “Win and You’re In” action takes place in Iffezheim, Germany at Baden Baden Racecourse, where a pair of challenge races—the $270,271 Longines Grosser Preis Von Baden (GI) and T. Von Zastrow Stutenpreis $75,662 (GII)—will offer bids to the Longines Breeders’ Cup Turf and Breeders’ Cup Filly & Mare Turf, respectively. Sunday’s  Preis […]

Too Much Bling Colt Tops Texas Summer Yearling Sale At Lone Star

A Texas-bred colt by Too Much Bling sold for $105,000 on August 29 to top the Texas Summer Yearling and Mixed Sale held at Lone Star Park. The auction, held by the Texas Thoroughbred Association in partnership with Lone Star Park, marked the first Texas yearling sale since Fasig-Tipton held one at the same location […]

Gural’s Tioga Downs Awarded Casino License In New York

Tioga Downs, owned by Jeffery Gural, was awarded a casino license by the New York State Gaming Commission Tuesday afternoon, according to wbnf.com. By unanimous decision, the commissioners voted to approve the license for the Nichols, NY racetrack, seven months after adopting a recommendation that Tioga should be allowed to operate a casino. Gural was […]

Pre-Race Weighing Of Racehorses Returns To Remington Park

Remington Park will begin to offer more statistical data to horseplayers and fans as the “Right Weigh” returns. The process of weighing every horse entered to compete will begin with the racing program on Wednesday night, Aug. 31. The concept of weighing each horse before their race is not new to Remington Park. The original […]

Three-Time G1 Winner Sheer Drama Retired

Harold L. Queen’s homebred Sheer Drama has been retired to the life of a broodmare, trainer David Fawkes announced Tuesday via Twitter. The 6-year-old daughter of Burning Roma finished eighth in Saturday’s G1 Ballerina at Saratoga, beaten 10 1/2 lengths by the winner Haveyougoneaway. A G1 winner over 1 1/8 miles last year, Sheer Drama […]

Paulick Report 8/30 News Minute Presented By NYRA Bets

The Paulick Report (www.paulickreport.com) sends out its headlines newsletter every weekday morning at 9 a.m ET (10 a.m. weekends), but the news doesn’t stop after you’ve had your morning coffee. Each weekday at mid-day, the Paulick Report brings you a video News Minute to let you know what’s happening around the Thoroughbred racing world: news […]

Reversed: Pennsylvania Officials Overturn Stewards’ Disqualification At Parx

In a rare decision, the Pennsylvania Horse Racing Commission has reversed the disqualification of a horse that was taken down in a race at Parx Racing last November. In their original ruling Nov. 30, stewards DQ’d the number 6 horse, Rebecca’s Surprise, from that day’s eighth race, placing her second behind the number four horse […]

Heritage Place Thoroughbred Sale Nominations Due Sept. 6

The 5th Annual Heritage Place Thoroughbred Yearling & Mixed Sale will be held on October 9, 2016. Nominations to the Thoroughbred Yearling & Mixed Sale close Tuesday, September 6. Heritage Place provides a reputable, first class sales company and facility to accommodate buyers and sellers. The entire facility is indoor offering 650 stalls restaurant & […]