Horse Racing News
Mast Track and Richard's Kid are headed in two completely different directions, both during and after the Grade 2 San Antonio Handicap on Sunday at Santa Anita.
Quality Road has probably gained more attention to this point in his roller-coaster career for races he did not compete in than those he did.
Win Willy could meet the last three winners of the $100,000 Essex Handicap on Saturday at Oaklawn.
Digger could be disqualified from first place in the $70,000 Fire Plug Stakes at Laurel Park on Jan. 16 as the result of a preliminary postrace test showing the presence of a banned substance.
Conveyance, the undefeated winner of the Grade 3 San Rafael Stakes at Santa Anita on Jan. 16, worked six furlongs in 1:13.20 on Thursday, and is a candidate for the $150,000 Sham Stakes here on Feb. 27, trainer Bob Baffert said.
Square Eddie, the winner of the Grade 1 Breeders' Futurity in 2008 in his American debut, has been retired to stud with a suspensory injury, owner Paul Reddam said on Friday.
No horseman is going to fret about having a fast horse in the barn. But when you're trying to get a 3-year-old onto the Kentucky Derby trail, is it possible to have a horse that's too fast?
When trainer Rick Dutrow won the Grade 1 Gulfstream Park Turf Handicap here last season with Kip Deville, it was Court Vision who posed his greatest threat.
In the boldest move yet to bring Rachel Alexandra and Zenyatta together for the first time in a race, Oaklawn Park president Charles Cella has announced that the purse of the April 3 Apple Blossom will be raised to $5 million if both horses start.
Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs, Ark., has called a press conference for Thursday morning amid widespread speculation the track is attempting to bring Rachel Alexandra and Zenyatta together for the first time.