Horse Racing News

Absolutely Aiden has been euthanized following an injury suffered in a chain-reaction incident that toppled several riders about 200 yards short of the finish in the $150,000 Lafayette Stakes on Saturday.
Essential Quality took charge in the stretch to overtake 94-1 long shot Hot Rod Charlie and win the $2 million Breeders' Cup Juvenile by three-quarters of a length.
Two-time Triple Crown-winning trainer Bob Baffert, who has had multiple horses test positive for medication violations, is taking steps to "do better,'' including hiring outside oversight.
Improbable is the 5-2 favorite for the Breeders' Cup, ahead of Tiz the Law (3-1) and Maximum Security (7-2).
Here's ESPN's look at this year's Melbourne Cup field, with one of Australia's best form analysts, Deane Lester, giving his thoughts on why each horse is there and whether they're in the running.
Kentucky Derby winner Authentic heads a field of 11 horses, possibly including Preakness winner Swiss Skydiver, for the Breeders' Cup Classic, with trainer Bob Baffert entering three horses in the $6 million race that includes Belmont winner Tiz the Law.
A horse trained by Bob Baffert tested positive for betamethasone, the third positive drug test by a Baffert horse in six months.
Prosecutors say a backstretch worker at New York's Belmont Park caused the death of a $200,000 racehorse by releasing the filly onto blacktop where she fell and broke her leg.
Trainer Gary Jones, who oversaw Hall of Fame horse Best Pal and 1986 older horse of the year Turkoman, died Sunday following a lengthy illness. He was 76.
Enable, one of the most decorated mares in European horse racing, has retired and will soon being a breeding career.
 
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