Horse Racing News
Kevin Flanery, who has been Churchill Downs' president since July 2009, will retire at the end of this year, the track announced Wednesday.
Jockey Joel Rosario earned his 3,000th career victory in a race at Aqueduct in New York.
Authentic's track-record time in the $6 million Breeders' Cup Classic at Keeneland has been updated to 1:59.60 after a review of multiple sources and camera angles.
Maximum Security, disqualified after crossing the finish line first in the 2019 Kentucky Derby, has been retired to stud.
Authentic, winner of the Kentucky Derby and Breeders' Cup Classic, will stand at Spendthrift Farm in Lexington, Kentucky, next year for a breeding fee of $75,000.
Authentic, the Kentucky Derby champion and Preakness runner-up, won a 2¼-length victory over Improbable at the Breeders' Cup Classic.
Posted 11/7/20 7:27 PM by
Order of Australia, a 73-1 longshot who was in the race following a scratch and with a substitute rider aboard, won the $2 million Breeders' Cup Mile on Saturday.
Posted 11/7/20 2:50 PM by
Absolutely Aiden has been euthanized following an injury suffered in a chain-reaction incident that toppled several riders about 200 yards short of the finish in the $150,000 Lafayette Stakes on Saturday.
Essential Quality took charge in the stretch to overtake 94-1 long shot Hot Rod Charlie and win the $2 million Breeders' Cup Juvenile by three-quarters of a length.
Posted 11/4/20 1:19 PM by
Two-time Triple Crown-winning trainer Bob Baffert, who has had multiple horses test positive for medication violations, is taking steps to "do better,'' including hiring outside oversight.