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Noseda Reflects On Narrow Godolphin Mile Loss, Keeps U.S. Options Open For Sloane Avenue

On Saturday, trainer Jeremy Noseda sent out Sloane Avenue to finish a close second to Tamarkuz in the Group 2 Godolphin Mile. In the immediate aftermath of the race, an emotional Noseda said in an interview, “I don’t know how … Continue reading

Tiago Pereira Taken To Hospital After Santa Anita Spill

Jockey Tiago Pereira was taken to a local hospital after being unseated during an incident in Race 7 at Santa Anita Sunday. According to The Blood-Horse, Pereira’s mount Only Josie Knows broke down in the homestretch and was euthanized due … Continue reading

Jockey Russell, Trainer Gonzalez Win Laurel Meet Titles

Laurel Park closed its 2015 winter meet Sunday with a mandatory payout of its Jackpot Pick 5. Five of five winners returned $1,037.02. Racing in Maryland shifts to Pimlico beginning Thursday, April 2. First race post time is 1:10 p.m. … Continue reading

Winning Owner Donates Dubai World Cup Prize To Charity

Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, whose Prince Bishop won the $10 million Dubai World Cup Saturday night, has donated his share of the winning purse to charity. “I am pleased to announce that I have donated the … Continue reading

Trainer McPeek Gets Long-Awaited Oaklawn Stakes Victory

Trainer Kenny McPeek said he first wintered at Oaklawn in 1990. Yet, he had to wait 25 years to record his first stakes victory. McPeek saddled Trace Creek to win Friday’s $75,000 Arkansas Breeders’ Stakes (open division) for state-breds at … Continue reading

Dr. Ben Martin, Pioneer Of Equine Sports Medicine, Dies At 68

Benson (Ben) Bennett Martin, Jr., VMD, of Kennett Square, PA, died March 18, 2015, at the age of 68, after a long illness. Dr. Martin was a pioneer in equine sports medicine and specialist in equine surgery, working his entire … Continue reading

Lopez Taken To Hospital Following Spill In Gulfstream’s Fifth Race

Jockey Paco Lopez has been transported to a local hospital following a spill in Gulfstream’s fifth race on Friday afternoon. Lopez was aboard Cheers for Sidney in the $30,000 claiming event and saved ground through the turn. The 3-year-old filly … Continue reading

No Rest For the Weary: Castellano Booked For All 14 Races at Gulfstream Saturday

For a guy who wasn’t even supposed to be in South Florida on Saturday, jockey Javier Castellano is going to have a busy day. The two-time defending Eclipse Award winner will ride all 14 races on Saturday’s spectacular program at … Continue reading

Casners ‘Well Armed’ For Dubai Return

Bill and Susan Casner have won many of America’s most prestigious races, from the Kentucky Derby with Super Saver to the Belmont Stakes with Drosselmeyer, but the pinnacle of their years in horse racing was reached thousands of miles away … Continue reading

Jockey Sylvester Carmouche III Held On Attempted Murder, Arson Charges

Jockey Sylvester Carmouche III was charged on four counts of attempted murder in Martinsburg, W.Va., on Wednesday, according to the Hagerstown, Md., Herald-Mail. The 32-year-old is accused of setting fire to a house inhabited by a girl friend, three children … Continue reading