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Goffs: Frankel Filly Sets National Record for Highest-Priced Foal

Sensational trade continued on the final day of Goffs November Foal Sale and ensured that returns for the four day sale were the best in its history. A new record for the highest priced foal ever sold in Ireland was … Continue reading

‘Chrome’ Full of Energy in Latest Workout

Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner California Chrome, nominated for the closing weekend Native Diver Handicap and Hollywood Derby, worked a half-mile Monday morning at Los Alamitos in :47.80 seconds under regular rider Victor Espinoza. “Victor told me it was … Continue reading

Leparouxs Don Hats for Old Friends Resident Clever Allemont

Jockey Julien Leparoux and his wife, Shea Leparoux, recently participated in a photo shoot with Shea modeling a handcrafted, one-of-a-kind Derby hat honoring the life of Old Friends’ retiree Clever Allemont.“Hats Off to the Horses: The Road to the Derby” … Continue reading

Xpressbet, Giddy Apps Extend Derby Jackpot Agreement for Three Years

Leading Advance Deposit Wagering (ADW) provider, Xpressbet, and Real-Money Social Gambling pioneer, Giddy Apps, have extended their technology and content agreement for three years, allowing customers to watch, wager and win real money on live horse racing, all in a … Continue reading

Delta Downs Jackpot Daily Update: Pick 4 Score?

If you’re seeking a a great betting opportunity this weekend, look no further than Saturday’s card at Delta Downs. The track will host a special $200,000 guaranteed Pick 4 for races 4-7. The sequence features all stakes events, and at … Continue reading

Flashy Bull, Pomeroy to Saudi Arabia

Aysoob Stud Farm of Saudi Arabia purchased two stallions who will take up stud duties at Suliman ibn Zu’air Stud Farm in 2015. Pomeroy (Boundary – Questress by Seeking the Gold), who previously stood at Rockridge Stud in Hudson, NY … Continue reading

Racing at Churchill Downs To Resume Friday

Following back-to-back cancellations due to a frozen racetrack, racing at Churchill Downs Racetrack will resume Friday at 12:40 p.m. EST with its regularly-scheduled 10-race program. “Our superb track maintenance team has diligently worked around the clock to ensure that we … Continue reading

Napravnik, Nakatani Among Finalists for George Woolf Award

Santa Anita Park has announced five finalists for the prestigious Santa Anita George Woolf Memorial Jockey Award, with the winner to be announced on HRTV in February following a vote of jockeys nationwide. Veteran jockeys James Graham, Mike Luzzi, Leslie … Continue reading

Woodbine Announces 2015 Racing Dates

Woodbine Entertainment Group (WEG) and the Horsemen’s Benevolent and Protective Association (HBPA) today jointly announced Woodbine’s 2015 Thoroughbred racing calendar. Opening day for Woodbine’s 60th season, which will offer 133 dates pending Ontario Racing Commission (ORC) approval, is set for … Continue reading

Snowstorm Strands Fort Erie Trainer on Interstate for 30 Hours

Dave O’Connor is a Thoroughbred trainer with horses stabled at Fort Erie and Woodbine. On Monday night, he had a horse entered to run at Mountaineer Casino and Racetrack. After the West Virginia-based track canceled races early due to the … Continue reading