Brent Furnung (Serita Hult photo)
Fernung Elected As President of FTBOA; Dailey And Matthews Named To Board

Valerie Dailey, Brent Fernung and Phil Matthews, DVM have been named to the Florida Thoroughbred Breeders’ and Owners’ Association board of directors while George Isaacs and Milan Kosanovich return to the board, it was confirmed at the FTBOA annual meeting Thursday. Each of them will serve three-year terms that will run through 2019.  Leaving the […]

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Danny Caldwell
Remington Park: Leading Owner Danny Caldwell Has Four-Win Wednesday

Danny Caldwell, the seven-time leading owner at Remington Park, signaled that his operation is set to win the crown again in 2016. Wednesday night, his team posted four wins, from five racing attempts, to draw clear in the standings. Caldwell, of Poteau, Okla., has won six titles for leading owner in consecutive fashion from 2010-2015. […]

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So You Think and Aidan O'Brien
Ireland: O’Brien Wraps Up Training Title; Leading Owner Race Comes Down To The Wire

The 2016 Flat season draws to a close at Leopardstown on Saturday, October 29th, and the day will be marked by presentations to the champion owner, trainer, jockey and apprentice. The title of Champion Owner looks set to go right down to the wire with Mrs Sue Magnier holding the slenderest of leads over HH […]

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Bill Mott
Mott Files Suit In NY State Court Against Gaming Commission Over Lack Of Split Sample

Trainer Bill Mott has filed a lawsuit in the Nassau County Supreme Court against the New York State Gaming Commission as he attempts to overturn a 15-day suspension and $1,000 fine he received after one of his horses tested positive for overages of the medications furosemide (Lasix/Salix) and flunixin (Banamine). The Daily Racing Form reports that the case involves […]

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Dale Capuano
Maryland Million’s Winningest Trainer Looking Forward To 31st Edition

Since taking out his trainer’s license at the age of 18, Dale Capuano has quietly gone about his business. Soft but well-spoken, intelligent and talented, he has never sought the spotlight though there have been many times when the spotlight sought him. There was his first win, at defunct Bowie Race Course in 1981, while […]

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John Velazquez
Velazquez Captures QEII Cup En Route To Jockey Of The Week Title

Jockey John Velazquez captured the Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup at Keeneland on Saturday and finished second in the Matron Stakes on Sunday at Belmont Park earning him the Shuffle Bean Coffee Jockey of the Week honors for October 11 – 16, 2016. The award is voted on by a panel of experts for riding […]

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Ralph Ziadie
Report: Ziadie Continuing To Train, Run Horses At Gulfstream Park West

An investigation into Kirk and Ralph Ziadie as to whether or not Kirk, who has been banned from all Stronach-owned racetracks, was actually training horses in his father’s name has apparently come to a conclusion. The Daily Racing Form reports that questions were raised after Kirk was banned from entering racetrack property earlier this year. He had been granted […]

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Judy Klosterman
Ohio Owner-Breeder Judy Klosterman Dies

Judy Klosterman, a successful Thoroughbred owner and breeder, died peacefully at home on October 13 from complications of Parkinson’s disease at the age of 78. She is survived by her husband of 58 years, Ken, and children Kimberly Klosterman (Michael Lowe), Jayme Klosterman (Carl Shapiro) and Kenneth “Chip” Klosterman, Jr. and three grandchildren, Katie, Ellen […]

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Bayern, seen winning the Breeders' Cup Classic with Martin Garcia for trainer Bob Baffert
After Six Months Apart, Garcia Sighted Working Baffert Horses Sunday

Jockey Martin Garcia was seen working horses for trainer Bob Baffert Sunday morning at Santa Anita, the first time the two have worked together since they parted ways in April of this year. “At the end of Del Mar, [Garcia] came to talk,” Baffert told the Daily Racing Form. “To me, I’ve always had the […]

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Daryl Wells, Jr.
Former Fort Erie Announcer Wells Dies At 56

The track announcer at Fort Erie Racetrack for more than 30 years, Daryl Wells Jr. was an “institution” at the track, longtime trainer Nick Gonzalez told After falling ill while working at Ajax Downs, Wells passed away in an Ajax hospital on Thursday. He was 56. “He was an amazing father and man who […]

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