Horse Racing

New York Thoroughbred Breeding And Development Fund Bolsters Lucrative Stallion Stakes Series Finale

The two divisions of the New York Stallion Stakes Series set for Dec. 14 and 15 at Aqueduct are the richest sire stakes races in the country, each featuring $500,000 purses. However, that’s just the start of the money set to be dispersed in the high-dollar races. The New York Thoroughbred Breeding and Development Fund […]

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Stakes Winner Laddie Liam Sets Fasig-Tipton Midlantic December Mixed Sale Record Price

The Fasig-Tipton Midlantic December Mixed and Horses of Racing Age sale held Tuesday in Timonium, Md. was marked by across-the-board increases and an all-time sale record high price. With 367 horses of all ages cataloged, the sale was bolstered by the dispersal of Joseph Besecker. Maryland-bred stakes winner Laddie Liam (Hip 302) set a new sale record […]

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Rainy Thoroughbred Classic Horse Show In Los Angeles Draws 90 Retired Racehorses

The rain could not dampen the competitive spirits of the retired racehorses at CARMA’s Thoroughbred Classic Horse Show (TCHS), hosted on December 7-8 at the Los Angeles Equestrian Center. The two-day sporting event celebrated how the love of the Thoroughbred connects the equestrian community and the racing industry – all with a fun holiday theme. […]

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Late Breeders’ Cup Foal Nomination Closes December 15

The Breeders’ Cup issued a reminder today that Sunday, December 15 at 11:59 p.m. ET is the last opportunity for horsemen to nominate weanlings of 2019, for a $1,500 fee, to the Breeders’ Cup program. The $1,500 nomination entitles each foal with lifetime eligibility to the Breeders’ Cup World Championships and the Breeders’ Cup Racing […]

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Kentucky Racetracks Applaud KHRC’s Adoption Of ‘Meaningful’ Medication Reforms

Kentucky’s Thoroughbred racetracks – Keeneland, Churchill Downs, Turfway Park, Ellis Park and Kentucky Downs – united in their support of the medication reforms adopted Monday by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission (KHRC). Their passage demonstrates an unprecedented unity among Kentucky’s Thoroughbred racing associations and a commitment to continue moving forward on initiatives that further strengthen […]

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Irad Ortiz, Jr. Repeats As 2019 Turf Jockey Of The Year

2018 Turf Jockey of the Year Irad Ortiz, Jr. has defended his title to earn Turf Jockey of the Year for 2019, sponsored by Duralock. The award is voted on by a panel of industry experts who select a Jockey of the Week for JockeyTalk360.com based on weekly riding accomplishments by members of the Jockeys’ […]

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Miguel Mena, Kendrick Carmouche Voted 2019 Comeback Jockeys Of The Year

In a rare tie, Miguel Mena and Kendrick Carmouche will share honors as Comeback Jockeys of the Year in 2019. In 2018, Kendrick Carmouche and Miguel Mena each suffered race-related injuries that put their careers on hold. The incidents were at different tracks and at different times, but Mena and Carmouche shared similarities. Both riders […]

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Abel Cedillo Named 2019 Breakthrough Jockey Of The Year

A new circuit, riding titles and multiple graded stakes victories led to overwhelming support for Abel Cedillo to be honored as TVG Breakthrough Jockey of the Year for 2019. The award is voted on by a panel of industry experts who select a Jockey of the Week for JockeyTalk360.com based on weekly riding accomplishments by […]

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Three Chimneys Farm’s Gun Runner To Be Featured In Foal Patrol Season 3

Three Chimneys Farm stallion Gun Runner, the 2017 Eclipse Award winner for Horse of the Year and champion older male, will be on the roster of featured horses for the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame’s Foal Patrol Season 3, which will debut online Friday, Dec. 27 at www.foalpatrol.com. The live stream will […]

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Keeneland Catalogs 1,827 Horses For 2020 January Horses Of All Ages Sale

Keeneland has cataloged 1,827 horses for its 62nd January Horses of All Ages Sale, which will cover five sessions from Jan. 13-17. January Sale catalogs are available online at Keeneland.com. Print catalogs are scheduled to be delivered around Dec. 20. The catalog includes 800 newly-turned yearlings, 780 broodmares and broodmare prospects, 190 racing and broodmare prospects, […]

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