North America

Evolution Of Equine’s Single Toe Not For Speed, But Endurance

Though horses are known for their speed, it’s thought that the horse’s leg has adapted from three toes to one toe over time to be used more for endurance rather than speed. It was thought that as only single-toed horses survive today that the evolution was to allow horses the speed needed to outrun predators. […]

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U.S. Dubai World Cup Contingent Must Handle Thunder Snow, ‘Ruthless’ Striding North America

In front of the gigantic futuristic Meydan grandstand the Dubai World Cup will be the spectacular conclusion to the richest race meeting in the world on Saturday (30 March). The 2000m G1 dirt battle has delivered a few shock results over the years. However, two established stars have been attracting most attention this year, namely […]

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Dabster Takes Aim On Dubai World Cup; Gift Box, McKinzie Unlikely

With shipping protocols and other such logistics coming into play, the world’s richest race continues to take shape with haste. In as much, the $12 million Dubai World Cup sponsored by Emirate Airline (G1) appears to have a nice balance of familiar faces and new players, in both equine and human form. One such candidate […]

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Some Ancient Equines Were Couch Potatoes

A study from the University of Cincinnati has shown that prehistoric horses in North America didn’t migrate for food or water like Mongolian wild horses and Plains zebras did. The research used geochemical analysis of fossil teeth to prove that the Florida landscape provided everything the horses could need in a small geographic area nearly 5 […]

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UAE Talent North America Tops Thursday’s Round 2 Of Al Maktoum Challenge

It is hard to imagine North America being more impressive than he was four weeks ago in the one-mile Group 2 $350,000 Al Maktoum Challenge Round 1, but he has apparently exited said effort in top shape and will get a chance to stretch out to what many believe is an even better distance for […]

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North America Dominates Dubai’s Al Maktoum Challenge Round 1

Thursday’s second evening of the 2109 Dubai World Cup Carnival at Meydan was highlighted by a quality renewal of the $350,000 Al Maktoum Challenge Round 1 sponsored by Yahsat, a Group 2 contested over one mile that has served as a prep for both the $12 million Dubai World Cup (G1) and $1.5 million Godolphin […]

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Five Handicappers Hit For $29,027 In Friday’s National Stronach 5

Five players from across North America were each rewarded with $29,027.90 for hitting Friday’s Stronach 5, the national Pick 5 with an industry-low 12-percent takeout. Friday’s Stronach 5 started at Laurel with a $12.40 winner in Hail the Queen and ended at Golden Gate Fields with a 6-5 favorite in Shadrack. The highest price in […]

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Luis Saez Celebrates 2,000th North American Win At Aqueduct

Jockey Luis Saez reached a milestone Friday at Aqueduct Racetrack, notching his 2,000th win in North America when he rode Y’allcomenow (No. 9) to victory in Race 4, a maiden race at one mile on the inner turf. The 26-year-old native of Panama City, Panama earned his first career win in 2009 and has won […]

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Dubai World Cup: West Coast Es El Caballo A Vencer Partiendo Por El Puesto 9

Un lote de diez ejemplares – incluyendo dos yeguas – está listo para disputar este sábado 31 la Dubai World Cup (G1, $10,000,000), la prueba central de la espectacular reunión de carreras del último sábado de Marzo en el hipódromo de Meydan, en Dubai. En horas de la mañana del miércoles se llevó a cabo […]

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Seemar Living The ‘Dream’ With North America In Dubai

As Dubai’s senior trainer, Satish Seemar has experienced all the massive changes in the Emirates racing landscape, and he could be forgiven for taking another big night at Meydan as a matter of course. Yet, with five runners to saddle on Saturday, he is approaching the world’s richest single day’s racing with the enthusiasm of […]

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