3 hrs ago
Thoroughbred 'ItsMyLuckyDay' still at Mid-Atlantic in Ringoes due to fracture
Thoroughbred colt Itsmyluckyday is still being housed at Mid-Atlantic equine in Ringoes, New Jersey for further tests according to trainer Eddie Plesa, Jr. as announced today, Wednesday, June 19. The colt was was pulled up on the backstretch during the running of the Pegasus Stakes last Sunday at Monmouth Park and is expected to miss four months of ... (more)
9 hrs ago
Horse Racing: Paynter Completes Miracle Comeback; Wins First Race Since Near Death Experience
I've seen, or heard of, very few miracles in my 34 years of watching the sport of Horse Racing.
Tue Jun 18, 2013
On this day: June 19
The first officially recorded, organized baseball game is played, the Statue of Liberty's pieces arrive in New York Harbor, Father's Day is celebrated for the first time, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg are executed, and "Garfield" debuts, all on this day.
A Look at Today's Broodmare Sires
Sires and sire lines are a big part of Thoroughbred breeding lore, but broodmare sires are often an overlooked part of the conversation.
Mon Jun 17, 2013
Maple Valley Reporter
Enumclaw jockey Gallyn Mitchell fundrasier a success | Emerald Downs
Before a capacity crowd Saturday night in the Emerald Room, the Gallyn Mitchell Fundraiser raised nearly $23,000 as the racing community rallied around the track's all-time leading rider who suffered a heart attack in April.
Sports briefs: June 17
Four-star wide receiver Derek Kief announced his commitment to Alabama on Sunday, picking the Crimson Tide over fellow finalists Kentucky and Ohio State.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Asbury Park Press
Verrazano now Haskell-bound after Pegasus Stakes win at Monmouth Park
The $148,500 Grade III Pegasus Stakes at Monmouth Park on Sunday was billed as a definitive prep for the $1 million William Hill Haskell Invitational for both Preakness Stakes runner-up Itsmyluckyday and Wood Memorial winner Verrazano.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Stevens guides Byrama to victory in G1 Vanity
Gary Stevens guides Byrama to victory in theGrade 1, $250,000 Vanity Handicap at Hollywood Park on June 15, 2013.
Churchill Downs stakes roundup | Code West lays down the law in Matt Winn
Code West outdueled Uncaptured in a head-bobbing stretch battle in the $100,000-added, Grade III Matt Winn Stakes on Saturday at Churchill Downs.
Grammy Award Winning Artist, Beenie Man to Headline the 2013 International Reggae Jerk Festival
The Caribbean Dutch Pot Restaurant presents the 2013 International Reggae Jerk Festival featuring the Grammy Award Winning "King of the Dance Hall," Beenie Man.
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Ruler of The World for Galileo
Not only is Coolmore's premier stallion sitting in what has become his accustomed position atop the 2013 European sire list, but his son is leading the European second-crop sire list.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Pegasus Next Up for Verrazano, Itsmyluckyday
But he weakened badly in the final three-sixteenths of a mile after pressing a wicked pace over the demanding 1 1/4-mile distance on sloppy and sealed Verrazano won the Tampa Bay Derby in front-running style prior to his victory in the Wood, which was accomplished in a similar manner.
The Baltimore Sun
Jockey Ramon Dominguez retires from racing because of head injury
Jockey Ramon Dominguez has retired from horse racing after suffering a head injury at Aqueduct Racetrack in New York on Jan. 18, the 36-year-old announced through the New York Racing Association on Thursday morning.
Equine Advocates Names 2013 Honorees
Equine Advocates announced June 11 that Sackatoga Stable's Jack Knowlton and New York Assemblyman Jim Tedisco have been named the organization's 2013 honorees.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
A look back at the Belmont Stakes: No 'Champion' seen
Forgive us if we long for the heyday of Secretariat, Seattle Slew and Affirmed. We saw all three win the Triple Crown, and we still cannot believe how the Belmont Park grandstand actually shook as "Big Red" romped in the Belmont Stakes by 31 impossible lengths.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Total Wagering Increases During Spring Meet At Pimlico
The Maryland Jockey Club concluded its spring meeting at Pimlico Race Course this past weekend with total wagering of $188 million, an increase of 12% from a year ago.
Alamogordo Daily News
Kentucky Derby winner Orb faces a friend in the Preakness
Kentucky Derby winner Orb and Illinois Derby champion Departing played together as foals in the lush pastures of Claiborne Farm in central Kentucky.
Haskin's Belmont Recap: Malice in Wonderland
In a surprise announcement June 10, Portland Meadows said it will have live racing from July 21 through Jan. 26, 2014.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Gold Cup not a problem for Pipe's Problema Tic
PROBLEMA Tic yesterday stormed to a famous victory in the 25,000 Aviva City of Perth Gold Cup under a power-packed ride by Tom Scudamore.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
Nipissing Earns Distinction in Woodbine Oaks
The script for the $490,400 Woodbine Oaks Presented by Budweiser had a happy ending for Chiefswood Stable and its homebred filly Nipissing after she denied favored Spring in the Air with a late surge June 9 at Woodbine.