Edited Press Release

Group 1 Winner War Command to Coolmore Ireland

War Command, winner of the 2013 Group 1 Dewhurst Stakes, has been retired and will stand at Coolmore for the upcoming breeding season. The son of War Front stormed to prominence when demolishing his 14 rivals by six lengths in the Coventry Stakes just 11 days after winning his maiden first time out at Leopardstown. […]

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Classic Winner Jazil Dies

Belmont Stakes winner and stakes sire Jazil died from injuries sustained in an accident in his paddock Saturday at Shadwell Farm in Lexington.  He was 11. “It is a tragic loss, a sad day for all of us at Shadwell,” said Shadwell Vice President Rick Nichols.  “ Jazil was a wonderful horse to be around.  […]

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Brown Panther Leads Euro Invaders for Pattison Canadian International

The Pattison Canadian International, contested at 1 ½ miles over the E.P. Taylor Turf Course, is slated for Sunday, October 19 at Woodbine as part of a lucrative card that includes the grassy $500,000 Grade 1 E.P. Taylor Stakes for fillies and mares and the $300,000 Grade 2 Nearctic Stakes, a six furlong turf sprint […]

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Classic: Javier Castellano To Ride Moreno in Breeders’ Cup

Eric Guillot, trainer of Moreno, said he has engaged Javier Castellano to ride the Grade I Whitney winner in the Breeders’ Cup Classic. Moreno, a 4-year-old gelded son of 2004 Horse of the Year Ghostzapper, has been ridden by Junior Alvarado in his last four starts, including the Whitney and a fourth-place finish in the […]

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Distaff: Beholder, Untapable Breeze at Santa Anita

Working under a fog so thick her trainer couldn’t even see it, two-time Eclipse Award winner Beholder went five furlongs in company Sunday morning in 1:02.20 under regular rider Mike Smith. Stablemate Broken Up was given 1:05 flat. “She worked in the fog so I didn’t see it,” trainer Richard Mandella said of Beholder, champion […]

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Meadowlands Cancels Saturday Night Card Due to Heavy Rains

The Meadowlands Racetrack has cancelled its six-race Thoroughbred card scheduled for Saturday, October 11. With heavy rains across New Jersey Friday night and into Saturday morning, the all-turf card was called off. The Oktoberfest Food Truck Mash Up will remain open with $5 admission beginning at 5 p.m. The Monmouth-at-Meadowlands meet will continue in East […]

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Remington, Oklahoma QH Racing Association Target Enhanced Racing Integrity

During a preliminary meeting to begin the planning for the Nation’s Richest Quarter Horse meet in 2015, representatives from Oklahoma Quarter Horse Racing Association and Remington Park agreed that their main objective will be to implement safeguards designed to provide the highest possible level of security for horses, owners, trainers, and fans and to discourage […]

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Tattersalls October Sees World’s Highest Yearling Price for 2014

There were records galore on the second day of Book 1 of the Tattersalls October Yearling Sale with the Shamardal half-brother to Halfway to Heaven selling for the highest price for a yearling in the world this year when knocked down for 1,700,000 guineas and the turnover, average and median all setting record benchmarks for […]

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Colonial Could Cease Operations November 1 if New Schedule is Not Approved

Colonial Downs owner Jeffrey P. Jacobs announced Saturday a closure date of November 1 for Virginia’s only horse racing track and statewide system of off-track wagering facilities if the Virginia Racing Commission (VRC) does not approve a marquee series of races accompanying a long-term contract with a newly formed horsemen’s group. Colonial Downs has proposed […]

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Grade 1 Winner Alpha Retired, To Stand at Sequel Stallions in New York

Alpha, son of leading sire and fellow Darley stallion Bernardini, and the first horse to win both the Travers and the Woodward in nearly fifteen years, will stand at Becky Thomas’s Sequel Stallions in New York Raced in the famous royal blue silks of Godolphin, Alpha won his first start at two by six lengths […]

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