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Chrome Enjoys Thursday Gallop at Parx; Tapiture, Untapable Arrive

After having a slow mile jog over the Parx surface Wednesday morning, Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome, owned by Steve Coburn and Perry Martin, had a more vigorous morning on Thursday, galloping between a mile and a half … Continue reading

Northlands Hosting the Alberta Breeders’ Fall Classic Sept. 20

On September 20, Northlands in partnership with the Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society (CTHS) will welcome the best Alberta-bred horses that will compete in seven stakes races with purse money totaling $350,000. “Northlands is proud to support the thoroughbred breeding industry … Continue reading

Divine Oath Headlines G3 Kent Stakes

Let’s Go Stable’s Divine Oath tops the $150,000 Grade III Kent Stakes at Delaware Park this Saturday.  The mile and an eighth turf event for 3-year-olds has attracted a field of seven. In his most recent outing on August 16, … Continue reading

Hairline Fracture Sidelines Competitive Edge

Undefeated 2-year-old Competitive Edge will miss the remainder of the year after sustaining a hairline fracture to his left foreleg. The Daily Racing Form reports that the injury was discovered on Sunday, after the colt came back from a morning … Continue reading

‘Chrome’ Takes to the Track at Parx

Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes winner California Chrome, with exercise rider Willie Delgado aboard, made his first appearance on the track at Parx at 8:30 a.m. ET, slowly jogging a mile under beautiful sunny skies, getting his initial feel for … Continue reading

Del Mar’s ‘Bing Crosby Season’ to Offer 14 Stakes Totaling $2.25 Million

Fourteen stakes races – nine of them graded – will serve as the touchstones for Del Mar’s new November race meeting opening Friday, November 7 for a 15-day run through Sunday, November 30. The total value of the stakes package … Continue reading

Wise Dan, My Friends: The Most Interesting Horse in the World

With Wise Dan setting his sights on a third consecutive Breeders’ Cup Mile victory and Horse of the Year title, America’s Best Racing has launched a new video series counting “the ways Wise Dan wows us with his magnificence.” Like the … Continue reading

California Chrome Arrives at Parx

Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome was offloaded on the backstretch at Parx Racing at approximately 4:45 p.m. , ET to begin preparations for Saturday’s 1 1/8 mile $1 million G2 Pennsylvania Derby. Assistant trainer Alan Sherman was at … Continue reading

Irish St. Leger Hero Brown Panther Under Consideration for Breeders’ Cup Turf

A possible tilt at the G1 Breeders’ Cup Turf is being considered by the connections of Brown Panther, winner of the Irish St. Leger (Ire-I) on Sunday. The Racing Post reports that trainer Tom Dascombe has suggested the idea, and … Continue reading

Top Fillies Clash in Grade 1 Cotillion

The legacy of the G1 Cotillion Stakes has been prominent for years, but a look at a list of the most recent winners shows evidence of just how strong this race has become.  Havre de Grace, Plum Pretty, My Miss … Continue reading