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Warrior's Club wins the inaugural Spendthrift Stallion Stakes
Churchill Downs: Filly Division Added To Spendthrift Juvenile Stallion Stakes

Fresh off a successful inaugural running of the Spendthrift Juvenile Stallion Stakes on Oct. 30, Spendthrift Farm and Churchill Downs have announced an expansion of the annual event which will now be run as two divisional races starting in 2017 – one for 2-year-old colts & geldings, and, now, one for 2-year-old fillies. “The Spendthrift […]

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Cathryn Sophia, ridden by Javier Castellano and trained by John Servis, wins the 2016 Kentucky Oaks
KY Oaks Heroine Cathryn Sophia Voted Top Midlantic-Bred For 2016

Maryland-bred Cathryn Sophia has earned the Mid-Atlanic Thoroughbred/The Racing Biz Top Midlantic-bred for 2016. Stellar Wind’s bid to repeat as the top horse bred in the mid-Atlantic fell just short. Instead, it is Maryland-bred Cathryn Sophia who earns the laurels as the Mid-Atlanic Thoroughbred/The Racing Biz Top Midlantic-bred for 2016. Cathryn Sophia finished just ahead […]

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Awesome Slew #14 with Paco Lopez riding won the $300,000 Grade III Smarty Jones Stakes at Parx Racing
Awesome Slew Takes On Seven Challengers In Sunshine Millions Classic

Awesome Slew, a Florida-bred who has distinguished himself as a graded stakes winner, has yet to race in restricted company, but that will change Saturday when he heads a field of eight in the Sunshine Millions Classic at Gulfstream Park. The 15th running of the Classic is one of five stakes for horses bred in […]

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Uncontested takes the Smarty Jones Stakes
Uncontested To Target Southwest Stakes

After splashing to a record-breaking victory in his 3-year-old debut, Uncontested will be pointed to the $500,000 Southwest Stakes (G3) Feb. 20 at Oaklawn, trainer Wayne Catalano said. Uncontested launched his 3-year-old campaign Monday at Oaklawn, coasting to a 5 1/4-length wire-to-wire victory over Petrov in the $150,000 Smarty Jones Stakes to earn 10 points […]

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Dortmund galloping in December at Santa Anita.
Los Alamitos: Dortmund Turns In First Work For Sherman

Multiple graded stakes winner Dortmund posted his first workout for his new trainer Art Sherman Tuesday at Los Alamitos. According to a report in the BloodHorse, Dortmund worked three furlongs in :36 3/5’s. “I thought he went really well,” Sherman said afterwards. “He looked really good, well in hand. He was just breezing; I’m happy with him. We’ll […]

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Racing at Keeneland
Stonestreet New Sponsor Of G3 Lexington Stakes; Purse Increased To $200,000

Keeneland announced today that Barbara Banke’s Stonestreet has become the signature sponsor of the Spring Meet’s Lexington (G3), to be held Saturday, April 15. Purse money for the Lexington will increase in 2017 from $150,000 to $200,000. The stakes, for 3-year-olds at 1 1/16 miles on the main track, is one of the final prep […]

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Sam Houston Race Park
Sam Houston Race Meet Kicks Off Jan. 20

Sam Houston Race Park is in final preparations for its 24th live racing season. Friday January 20 is opening night of the Thoroughbred meet and the men and women who serve our country will be entitled to Free Admission for Military (with valid ID). The draw for opening night took place on Friday, January 13 […]

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Prize Exhibit wins the Megahertz
Prize Exhibit Flies Home For Megahertz Victory

DP Racing’s Prize Exhibit showed her class on Monday, laying off the early pace, weaving through traffic and flying home to win the G3 Megahertz by 1 1/2 lengths on the wire. The 5-year-old daughter of Showcasing, ridden by Mike Smith, covered a mile over Santa Anita’s “good” turf course in 1:35.56 for trainer James […]

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Uncontested wins the Smarty Jones with ease
The Smarty Jones Goes ‘Uncontested’ En Route To Kentucky Derby Points

Harry Rosenblum and Robert LaPenta’s Uncontested was just that in Monday’s $150,000 Smarty Jones Stakes at Oaklawn Park, splashing through the sloppy going with ease to win by five lengths on the wire. The sophomore son of Tiz Wonderful covered the mile in 1:36.32 under Channing Hill; trainer Wayne Catalano now a serious contender on […]

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Green Gratto holds on in the Toboggan
Green Gratto Rides The Rail, Holds On In Toboggan

Jockey Kendrick Carmouche took advantage of a slight bias on the rail on Aqueduct’s inner track, guiding 7-year-old Green Gratto along the inside to hold off his rivals by a head in Monday’s Grade 3 Toboggan Stakes. The son of Here’s Zealous is owned by Anthony and Gaston Grant; Gaston Grant is listed as the […]

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