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Startup Nation Heads Brown Trio Entered For Pennine Ridge

Klaravich Stables and William H. Lawrence’s Startup Nation is set to make his 2015 debut, facing seven rivals in the $200,000 1 1/8-mile Pennine Ridge Stakes for 3-year-olds on the inner turf on Saturday at Belmont Park. One of three … Continue reading

Woodbine’s Lady Angela Stakes To Be Final Race Call For Loiselle

Track announcer Dan Loiselle, the voice of Canadian horse racing, will call his last race at Woodbine Racetrack on May 31 bringing a 29-year career as thoroughbred race caller to a close. “Woodbine Entertainment Group has been blessed with the … Continue reading

Work All Week Draws Outside For Racing Return In Aristides

American’s reigning champion sprinter and defending Breeders’ Cup Sprint (GI) winner Work All Week will make his 6-year-old debut Saturday against six rivals in the $100,000 Aristides (GIII) at Churchill Downs. Work All Week, owned by Midwest Thoroughbreds Inc. and … Continue reading

Triple Crown-Winning Jockeys Weigh In On Pharoah’s Chances

Past winners of the Triple Crown sat down to discuss American Pharoah’s upcoming Triple Crown attempt on an national teleconference Tuesday. Those in attendance were owners Penny Chenery (Secretariat), Dr. Jim Hill (Seattle Slew), and Patrice Wolfson (Affirmed); trainer Billy … Continue reading

G1 Winner Molly Morgan Retired From Racing

Trainer Dale Romans said Molly Morgan, recent winner of the Grade 1 La Troienne, has been retired from racing due to a hairline fracture in a sesamoid. Winning eight of 29 starts and earning $882,159, Molly Morgan went out on … Continue reading

Vazquez: Racing Commission Reverses Penn National Ban

The Pennsylvania Racing Commission has reversed an order by Penn National Race Course banning the trainer Juan Vazquez from its premises without explanation. A second ban issued against the trainer by the racetrack remains in effect. Penn National issued an … Continue reading

McLaughlin: Frosted ‘Couldn’t Be Doing Any Better’ In Belmont Preparations

The racing world’s focus is currently fixed on Triple Crown hopeful American Pharoah during the lead-up to the June 6 Belmont Stakes. But there are others waiting to take on the bay colt in New York, rested for a run … Continue reading

Secretariat’s Birthplace Named To National Register Of Historic Places

The birthplace of 1973 Triple Crown winner Secretariat, located in The Meadow Event Park in Caroline County, Va., has been named to the National Register of Historic Places by the National Park Service. Known as the Meadow Historic District, the … Continue reading

Monmouth Park Impresses With Backstretch Community Assistance Program

The National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) announced today that Monmouth Park has earned reaccreditation from the NTRA Safety & Integrity Alliance. Home to 17 graded stakes – including the $1 million Haskell Invitational and the $500,000 United Nations Stakes – … Continue reading

Miss Temple City Headed To Royal Ascot For Coronation Cup

Trainer Graham Motion said Miss Temple City, winner of the Hilltop Stakes May 15 at Pimlico, is on schedule to ship to England for the June 19 Coronation Cup at Royal Ascot. “I’ve always wanted another opportunity to go back … Continue reading