Horse Racing News
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.
Take the Points won the battle, registering an apparent 1 1/2-length victory over Court Vision in Saturday's $300,000 Gulfstream Park Turf Handicap.
The deck was stacked against Misremembered in the seven-furlong Malibu Stakes on Dec. 26, opening day of the Santa Anita winter meet.