Chris McCarron and Alysheba
McCarron: ‘Drugs Don’t Kill Horses, People Kill Horses’

Hall of Fame jockey Chris McCarron was feted Sunday night at Keeneland as the honor guest of the Thoroughbred Club of America, and used the opportunity to encourage fellow club members to reform the racing industry. During his acceptance speech, McCarron revealed that his decision to retire from riding in 2002 was two-fold: part of it […]

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Texas Chrome takes the Super Derby on Sept. 10
Texas Chrome All Heart In Thrilling Oklahoma Derby

Danny Keene’s Texas Chrome showed the racing world the size of his heart Sunday evening at Remington Park, bulling his way through the narrowest of holes along the inside rail to defeat Sticksstatelydude by a half-length in the Grade 3 Oklahoma Derby. The sophomore son of Grasshopper and jockey C.J. McMahon raced to a tough […]

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Paco Lopez
Paco Lopez, Jorge Navarro Take Monmouth Park Titles

The curtain came down on the 2016 Monmouth Park season on Sunday as Paco Lopez captured his fifth riding title, Jorge Navarro his fourth trainer’s award and Quiet Winter Farm their first owner’s trophy. Monmouth Park saw a decrease in number of races run in 2016 with an average of 9.87 per day over the […]

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Trainer Liam Benson, 20, after his 2yo colt, Expected Ruler, made his career debut a winning one in the Tyro Stakes in 2015
Another Milestone: 21-Year-Old Liam Benson Trains First Churchill Winner

Trainer Liam Benson, a 21-year-old student at the University of Louisville’s Equine Industry Program earned his first career win as a trainer at Churchill Downs in Saturday night’s opener with Expected Ruler, a 3-year-old son of Leroidesanimaux, who also gave the trainer his first stakes victory in last year’s Tyro Stakes at Monmouth Park. This […]

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Lady Aurelia pulls away from the field to win the G2 Queen Mary Stakes at Royal Ascot in June
Lady Aurelia Found To Have Bled In Cheveley Park; Heads To Stonestreet For 90 Days

Stonestreet Stables’ homebred Lady Aurelia was found to have “bled” in Saturday’s Group 1 Cheveley Park Stakes at Newmarket, which may have contributed to her tiring late in the stretch to finish third, trainer Wesley Ward told The Sun. In this case, bleeding indicates a case of Exercise Induced Pulmonary Hemorrhage, diagnosed via a camera […]

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Flintshire (GB) (Dansili) and jockey Javier Castellano win the Sword Dancer (Gr I) at Saratoga Racecourse 8/27/16. Trainer: Chad Brown. Owner: Juddmonte Farms
‘Everyone Hit It Perfect’: Flintshire, Lady Eli Lead Chad Brown Workers At Belmont

Less than 12 hours after Mrs McDougal and Zindaya finished 1-2 in the Grade 3 Noble Damsel and Connect upset the Grade 1 Pennsylvania Derby at Parx Racing, trainer Chad Brown was back supervising his fleet of contenders for two upcoming “Super” Saturdays at Belmont Park, led by Grade 1 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic Invitational […]

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Star Guitar wins Louisiana Champions Day Classic
First Winner For Star Guitar Comes At Churchill Downs

Star Guitar, the Louisiana-bred winner of 22 stakes races in the state, had his first winner as a sire Saturday night at Churchill Downs. Senor Guitar, a homebred owned by Clifford Grum and trained by Helen Pitts, swept a field of $50,000 maiden claimers by 1 1/4 lengths under Ricardo Santana, Jr. The 2-year-old out […]

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California Chrome arrives at Santa Anita
California Chrome Arrives At Santa Anita For Awesome Again Stakes

North America’s all-time leading money earner, California Chrome arrived by van at Santa Anita on Sunday at 12 noon as he begins final preparations for next Saturday’s Grade I, $300,000 Awesome Again Stakes, final major steppingstone to the $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic at Santa Anita Nov. 5. Owned by Perry Martin and Taylor Made […]

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Connect wins the Pennsylvania Derby
Classic, Clark, Cigar Mile: Bevy Of Choices On The Table For Connect

Following his biggest career victory in the G2 Pennsylvania Derby, the connections of Connect will have several options for the Curlin colt’s next start, trainer Chad Brown told the Daily Racing Form. “Obviously the Breeders’ Cup will be discussed,” Brown said. “Other options include possibly to freshen the horse up a little bit for a […]

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Scenics, 2015 Keeneland September Yearling Sale
Across-The-Board Declines Over 13 Sessions Of Keeneland September Sale

Keeneland’s September Yearling Sale ended Sunday with solid results driven by a competitive market and active participation from the world’s deepest buying bench. The sale produced nine yearlings that commanded $1 million or more, led by a Scat Daddy colt sold for $3 million to be the highest-priced horse sold at public auction anywhere in […]

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