Paulick Report Staff

Owendale Upsets Anothertwistafate In Lexington Stakes

Rupp Racing’s Into Mischief colt Owendale circled the field on the far turn and ran off to a $27.40 upset in Saturday’s $200,000 Grade 3 Lexington Stakes at Keeneland, with 7-5 favorite Anothertwistafate second, beaten 1 3/4 lengths, in the 1 1/16 mile race for 3-year-olds, and Sueno third. Knicks Go, Shang, Roiland, Harvey Wallbanger, […]

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Bourbon Resolution Posts Ben Ali Upset For First Stakes Win

Sent off an 18-1 outsider under Chris Landeros, Bourbon Lane Stable’s Bourbon Resolution won Saturday’s $200,000, Grade 3 Ben Ali by 4 1/2 lengths to register his first stakes win in nine career starts for trainer Ian Wilkes. Nun the Less, sent off at 9-1 odds, finished second, with 7-1 outsider Third Day third in […]

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Mitole Outduels Whitmore In Count Fleet Sprint Handicap At Oaklawn

Sent off the 2-5 favorite in the field of five older runners, William and Corinne Heiligbrodt’s Mitole won Saturday’s $500,000 Count Fleet Sprint Handicap by 2 3/4 lengths over a sealed sloppy racetrack at Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs, Ark., outdueling second choice Whitmore in the six-furlong contest timed in 1:09.36. Trained by Steve Asmussen […]

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Winx Closes Out Storied Career With 33rd Consecutive Victory

Australian champion mare Winx provided a fairy tale ending to an historic Thoroughbred racing career on Saturday at Royal Randwick in Sydney, defeating males in the Group 1 Queen Elizabeth Stakes for the third consecutive career and extending her winning streak to 33 races. Twenty-five of those wins for the 7-year-old daughter of Street Cry […]

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Hay Prices Skyrocket Because Of Forage Shortage

The weather has been rough for farmers and livestock owners this past year, with blizzards, flooding and fires. With the skyrocketing price for hay, there’s no end in sight to the stresses they are under. The price of hay has tripled for livestock owners in Missouri and throughout the Midwest; hay that was once $40 […]

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Triple Crown News Minute Presented By Kentucky Equine Research: On The Bubble?

This year’s Road to the Kentucky Derby points race will come down to Saturday’s last two qualifying preps and both of them will matter. The winner and runner-up of the Arkansas Derby will earn enough points (100 to 1st, 40 to 2nd) to make the field of 20 in Louisville, but depending on who it […]

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East Coast Riders Bristle At No-Whip Experiment In California

While the proposed no-whip experiment that was to have taken place today at Santa Anita Park is now off, riders on the Maryland circuit are watching from afar with some concern. The Racing Biz interviewed several Eastern jockeys who say they’d support a limit on the number of hits a rider can make during a […]

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Teaching Overzealous Equines When To Wait

Many horses, once they understand a desired behavior, will become a bit overzealous about trying to offer the right answer all the time—even when they’re not asked. This is a natural part of the learning process. For example, horses that are taught “carrot stretches,” where they turn their head to reach over each flank and […]

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New Zealand Shuts Down Seven Of Its 48 Tracks Due To Industry’s Financial Problems

New Zealand will shutter seven of its Thoroughbred racing venues for good, including one track that’s been racing for more than a century. Three tracks on the North Island and four on the South Island will shut their doors due to the financial instability of the country’s racing industry. “We’ve realized that there are 48 […]

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Lead Pants: BHA Suspends Jockey, Trainer’s Assistant For Adding Weight After Win

The British Horseracing Authority has handed down punishments to a British jockey and a trainer’s assistant for an incident involving a half a pound of lead two years ago. According to their confessions, rider Robbie Dunne carried a half a pound less than he was supposed to in a novice handicap and the assistant, Barry […]

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