Breeders' Cup Classic winner Fort Larned put in a workout Friday morning at Churchill Downs as he prepares for the $500,000 Stephen Foster Handicap on June 15.
Some celebrate their birthday by taking in a show or flying abroad for a city break, but this year the Queen spent hers watching thoroughbred horses being trained.
Tigers third baseman Miguel Cabrera could very well be on his way to becoming the best hitter this game has seen in some time.
Getting into the speedway will be harder as officials tighten up access to the track, closing traffic on one popular route.
In this world-famous thoroughbred racing hotbed, the four-legged stars who have drawn people here since the bloodiest days of the Civil War actually took third billing coming out of the 19th-century tourism starting gate, trailing the resort spas and the casinos that offered visitors a diversion in between the taking of the waters.
Eddie Ahern has lodged an appeal against the decision of the British Horseracing Authority to suspend him from riding for 10 years.
Using the state's Kentucky Proud logo to indicate Kentucky-bred thoroughbreds in racetrack programs may soon become a permanent fixture.
Hoping to add to their collections of thousands, the Indianapolis-area pair was first in line at a Kentucky Derby eve charity event in Louisville earlier this month.
California's thoroughbred owners announced Thursday that they are committed to joining eight other states in adopting a common medication program that could lead to national standards for horse doping.
Owner-trainer Tom Fox was left shaken by the attack at Rabbit Island, where he had taken his pacer, I Wanna Be Big, to bathe a sore foot.
Crown Prince of Dubai Sheikh Hamadan Bin Rashid al-Maktoum pats Cavalryman at the Meydan race track on March 30, 2013 DUBAI: Giving anabolic steroids to horses will become a criminal offence in the UAE, Prime Minister Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who also owns the Godolphin stables where 18 horses have failed tests for the drugs this ... (more)
As previously announced, the 154th Queen's Plate will go off on Sunday, July 7 with a $1 million purse.
Denver grabbed the lead with a lightning-quick backside burst that propelled him to victory in a stakes-fastest 1:55.2 in Wednesday's $100,000 Pennsylvania Stallion Series at The Meadows.
The ruler of Dubai has ordered a decree to criminalize the use of steroids on race horses following a doping scandal involving his horses in England.
The stables at Equestrian Inc.'s Northwest Hillsborough horse rescue are a bit overcrowded these days, but founder Glenda Smith doesn't mind making space for the nonprofit's newest guests.
Born on Jan. 11, 1947, in East Liverpool, Ohio Virgel was a son of Wilma Jean Mills Huff Lockhart of New Cumberland and the late Leon H. Huff.