Horse Racing News
Posted 6/6/23 2:16 PM by
Forte enters his first Triple Crown race as the slight 5-2 favorite to win the Belmont Stakes. Forte, last year's 2-year-old champion, will start in the No. 6 post.
Posted 6/2/23 5:40 PM by
Churchill Downs will suspend racing and move the remainder of its spring meet to Ellis Park to conduct a review of safety and surface protocols in the wake of 12 horse fatalities over the past month.
Posted 6/2/23 1:48 PM by
Chaysenbryn, a 6-year-old horse, died Thursday after suffering a right-leg injury during a race at Belmont Park ahead of next week's Triple Crown finale.
Posted 6/1/23 3:50 PM by
Churchill Downs is implementing new safety measures and ineligibility standards in the wake of the recent deaths of 12 horses at the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Posted 5/30/23 5:23 PM by
The head of horse racing's oversight authority believes Churchill Downs would accept a recommendation to pause racing if necessary as an emergency summit convenes to examine the deaths of 12 horses over the past month at the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Posted 5/27/23 8:35 PM by
Two horses have died the past two days following injuries at Churchill Downs, the 11th and 12th fatalities over the past month at the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Posted 5/25/23 6:36 PM by
A judge has granted Churchill Downs' motion for summary judgment that dismisses Bob Baffert's claim the track breached due process by suspending him for two years.
Posted 5/24/23 8:24 PM by
Fusaichi Pegasus, the 2000 Kentucky Derby winner, was euthanized Tuesday at Ashford Stud in Versailles, Kentucky at age 26.
Posted 5/20/23 10:42 PM by
Swanson Lake was injured during the sixth race at Churchill Downs on Saturday and later euthanized, making it the ninth fatality at the Kentucky track since April 27.
Posted 5/20/23 7:35 PM by
National Treasure's win gave Bob Baffert his record eighth victory at the Preakness Stakes.