The deadline for submission of applications to the Massachusetts Gaming Commission for live racing dates in 2020 is Oct. 1, but none will be submitted to the regulators by Tuesday at close of business for a Thoroughbred meet.
The likely field for the Oct. 6 Qatar Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe (G1) became a little clearer Sept. 30 after 16 runners, including dual winner Enable, were left in contention for Europe’s richest race following the first forfeit stage.
Japan was represented by his first winner Sept. 30 when the 2-year-old filly Kokedera romped to a six-length score after dueling early in a 5 1/2-furlong maiden claiming event at Finger Lakes.
After further stamping her superiority over divisional foes Sept. 28, leading distaffer Midnight Bisou was able to make up ground on leader Bricks and Mortar in this week’s National Thoroughbred Racing Association Top Thoroughbred Poll.
In what will be considered a test period, jockeys at Woodbine Racetrack will compete under new riding rules that will add restrictions on riding crop use beginning Oct. 18 through the end of the meet, Dec. 15.
As racing fans flock to Keeneland later this week to attend the fall meet, across town former racehorses will be showing off versatility at the Kentucky Horse Park during the Retired Racehorse Project’s Thoroughbred Makeover Oct. 2-5.
Awesome Again Stakes (G1) winner Mongolian Groom is the latest product of the Coastal Equine pinhooking program of Jesse and Samantha Hoppel.
Grade 1 winner and second-crop sire will stand at Caines Stallion Station.
A guide to television and racing coverage for a busy week leading up to Fall Stars Weekend at Keeneland and the rest of the Breeders’ Cup prep races.
Filly is first group winner of the year for Haras du Quesnay stallion
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Keeneland further strengthened its commitment to the safety of its equine and human athletes by naming prominent equine practitioner Dr. George Mundy as equine safety director and Jim Pendergest as director of racing surfaces.
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Rupp Racing’s Owendale powered home in the final yards of Remington Park’s featured $400,000 Oklahoma Derby (G3), pushing past three others on the outside to score by 1 3/4 lengths.
Fresh off his victory aboard Mark Casse-trained Two Sixty in Saturday’s $400,000 My Dear Girl Division of the FTBOA Florida Sire Stakes, Edgard Zayas was honored as the Summer Meet’s champion jockey on closing day Sunday at Gulfstream Park.
There may not be sure things at the racetrack, but trainer Chad Brown winning the Miss Grillo Stakes (G2T) comes about as close as you can get to death and taxes.
The Sept. 29 Zenyatta Stakes (G2) at Santa Anita Park belonged to John Shirreffs, the trainer of the great mare for which the race is named, when Paradise Woods outran pacesetting Secret Spice to win the $200,351 contest.