Horse Racing News
Julio Canani, who trained three Breeders' Cup winners and thoroughbred racing's 2-year-old Eclipse champion filly in 2004, died Friday after a long illness.
Gamine has been disqualified from a third-place finish in last year's Kentucky Oaks and Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert fined $1,500 after a post-race test showed the filly had an anti-inflammatory in her system.
Posted 2/4/21 2:42 PM by
Essential Quality, winner of the Breeders' Cup Juvenile and last year's 2-year-old champion, is among 326 3-year-old thoroughbreds made eligible during the early nomination period to compete in this year's Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont Stakes.
Authentic, who won this year's Kentucky Derby and Breeders' Cup Classic, received 224 of 238 first-place votes to win Horse of the Year honors at the Eclipse Awards on Thursday night.
Knicks Go went wire to wire to easily defeat the other 11 runners in Saturday's $3 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational at Gulfstream Park.
Justify's win in the 2018 Santa Anita Derby will stand after the California Horse Racing Board voted Friday to let stand a decision by stewards at Santa Anita last month.
Santa Anita officials said Bruce Headley, the famed thoroughbred trainer, died at an Arcadia hospital from the effects of a stroke. He was 86.
Golden Gate Fields will resume live racing on Jan. 15 after being closed for over a month due to a COVID-19 outbreak.
Oaklawn Park in Arkansas plans to allow limited fans during its winter-spring horse racing meet that runs Jan. 22-May 1.
Posted 12/30/20 7:41 PM by
Belmont Stakes winner Tiz the Law has been suddenly retired on the advice of a veterinarian after an X-ray revealed bone bruising in the colt's front leg.