Horse Racing News
Posted 2/5/10 10:31 PM by Steve Andersen
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.
Posted 2/5/10 10:18 PM by Steve Andersen
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.
Posted 2/5/10 9:51 PM by David Grening
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?
Posted 2/5/10 9:48 PM by Mike Welsch
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.
Posted 2/4/10 5:38 PM by Mary Rampellini
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.
Posted 2/4/10 1:33 AM by Mary Rampellini
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.
Posted 2/3/10 6:21 PM by Steve Andersen
The timing of owner Larry Smith's arrival at Del Mar late in the afternoon of Sept. 4 could not have been better.
Posted 2/3/10 6:20 PM by Steve Andersen
Zenyatta, the undefeated champion older female of 2009, breezed five furlongs in 1:01.60 at Hollywood Park on Wednesday.
Posted 2/3/10 6:12 PM by Steve Andersen
Diamondrella, a two-time Grade 1 winner last year who finished 10th of 11 in the Grade 1 Santa Monica Handicap here Sunday.
Posted 2/3/10 6:02 PM by Mike Welsch
Despite the imposing presence of 123-pound highweight Quality Road, a surprisingly large field of 10 horses was drawn Wednesday for Saturday's $500,000 Donn Handicap.