Horse Racing News
Confederate, who last year won 13 of 15 races and became the fastest 3-year-old pacer in history, was named 2023 Horse of the Year at the U.S. Harness Writers Association banquet Sunday.
Churchill Downs is moving the post draw for the 150th Kentucky Derby and Oaks to one full week before the race to provide better handicapping information.
Posted 1/31/24 2:34 PM by
A harness racing trainer in New York is facing two charges after allegedly striking a race horse and fracturing its skull, requiring the animal to be euthanized.
Bob Baffert won his third Pegasus World Cup Invitational after favorite National Treasure won the race at Gulfstream Park on Saturday.
Cody's Wish was named horse of the year at the 53rd annual Eclipse Awards and also earned older dirt male honors Thursday night.
The New York Racing Association says the four-day Belmont Stakes Racing Festival that will be held at Saratoga from June 6-9 will feature 23 stakes worth $10.1 million.
Posted 1/22/24 9:33 PM by
Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert says he has asked attorneys to end his appeal of Medina Spirit's disqualification as the 2021 Kentucky Derby winner.
The Kentucky Derby has increased its purse by 67% to a record $5 million for this year's race, with $3.1 million going to the winner.
John Shear, who began as an exercise rider and later worked in the paddock where he was run over by a horse while saving a child during a 67-year career at Santa Anita, has died. He was 102.
The third leg of the Triple Crown, the Belmont Stakes, will be run at Saratoga Race Course because of the renovation of Belmont Park.