Horse Racing News

The highly anticipated showdown between Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra and the undefeated multiple champion Zenyatta will not take place in the Apple Blossom Invitational at Oaklawn Park on April 3.
The owner of Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra says his filly won't run against Zenyatta in a $5 million race in Arkansas, but he's proposing a three-race series in which the leading ladies will meet.
The first of three pools in the 2010 Kentucky Derby Future Wager opens Friday at noon Eastern with a couple of new wrinkles to what has become a familiar tradition on the road to the Derby.
Trainer Tim Ice has been informed that he is being relieved of his duties as the trainer of champion Summer Bird as well as 24 other horses owned by K.K. and Vilasini Jayaraman.
Aqueduct Race Course remains the center of a ridiculous political merry-go-round - and if the State doesn't step in to do something, the ponies won't keep running for long.
Thirty minutes after suffering the agony of Take the Points disqualification from first in the Gulfstream Park Turf Handicap, trainer Todd Pletcher experienced the thrill of one of the most impressive performances in the history of the storied Donn.
Led by Eclipse Award winners Lookin At Lucky and She Be Wild, a total of 366 horses have been made early nominees to the three Triple Crown races, it was announced late Saturday night by the Triple Crown racetracks.
Star Guitar and Superior Storm both remained unbeaten in Louisiana-bred stakes company on Saturday night, when they defended their titles in the two richest races on the $1 million Premier Night program at Delta Downs.
With Lookin At Lucky, trainer Bob Baffert has the most accomplished prospect for this year's Kentucky Derby.
Santa Anita was forced to cancel a lucrative 10-race program on Saturday after the Pro-Ride brand synthetic track failed to drain sufficiently following 3 1/2 inches of rain in a 24-hour period from early Friday into Saturday.
 
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