Horse Racing News

Looming tall among the outsiders in the field for the Pegasus World Cup at Gulfstream Park on Saturday is Giant Expectations.
Gun Runner's final race might be a bit of a challenge. The 4-year-old colt is the overwhelming 4-5 favorite for Saturday's $16 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational at Gulfstream Park.
The New York Gaming Commission on Monday formally adopted new rules that will prevent horsemen from administering more than one regulated painkilling medication to a horse within four days of a race.
At the top of the stretch of the $200,000 Sunshine Millions Classic, it appeared that the favored Mr. Jordan was surely on his way to victory.
Starship Jubilee, ridden by Jose Lezcano, wore down Daddy's Boo in the 16th running of the $150,000 Sunshine Millions Filly and Mare Turf after Galleon Mast got up in the final jumps to win the $150,000 Sunshine Millions Turf.
X Y Jet indicated he's cycling back to his peak form from two years ago by running away to an easy 5 1/2-length victory over an unlucky Mo Cash in the $100,000 Sunshine Millions Sprint at Gulfstream Park on Saturday.
Coniah won the first graded stakes of her career in Saturday's Grade 3 Las Cienegas Stakes for fillies and mares at Santa Anita, a victory her Hall of Fame jockey sensed was likely early in the turf sprint.
Gun Runner settled in perfectly Thursday night at Gulfstream and was sent through an easy gallop Friday as final preparations begin for the likely Horse of the Year to make the last start of his brilliant career next Saturday in the Pegasus World Cup.
Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs, Ark., has canceled Friday's nine-race program due to the effect of freezing temperatures since Monday night.
Even though Arrogate's last three starts of 2017 were losses of varying disappointing degrees, his victories in the Pegasus World Cup and Dubai World Cup earlier in the year did nothing to shake the 134 rating he received at the end of the 2016 season.
 
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