Horse Racing News
Posted 10/27/21 4:51 PM by
Medina Spirit, the controversial winner of the Kentucky Derby, and Belmont Stakes winner Essential Quality head a field of 10 horses for the Breeders' Cup Classic, with trainer Brad Cox pre-entering two horses for the $6 million race that also...
So Very Smart, a filly co-owned by UCLA coach Mick Cronin, won the $63K feature at Santa Anita on Friday.
The Breeders' Cup has cleared Bob Baffert to enter horses next month at Del Mar, but he has to meet certain conditions, including stricter out-of-competition testing of his horses and greater security at his barn.
Irad Ortiz Jr., who has led all North American riders in wins every year since 2017, rode his 3,000th career winner Thursday in the fifth race at Belmont Park.
A New York court ruled on Tuesday that a hearing was required for embattled trainer Bob Baffert to challenge the New York Racing Association's suspension, which was issued in mid-May without a hearing three weeks before the Belmont Stakes.
Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit romped to a five-length victory in the $300,000 Awesome Again Stakes for embattled Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert at Santa Anita.
Posted 10/2/21 12:27 AM by
A 2-year-old gelding was euthanized Friday at Santa Anita after sustaining a racing injury on opening day of the track's fall meet.
Medina Spirit, the Kentucky Derby winner who failed a postrace drug test, won't run in Saturday's $1 million Pennsylvania Derby.
Jockey Tomas Mejia has been been banned 10 years and fined $5,000 for using an electronic device to win a race at Monmouth Park on Sept. 3.
Two-time Triple Crown-winning trainer Bob Baffert will have a video hearing on Sept. 27 to respond to allegations of detrimental conduct made by the New York Racing Association.