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Epsom Derby Day Betting Guide

Epsom Derby Day Betting Guide

There’s a handful of horse races that are seen as being vastly superior to all others. This includes the Grand National, the Kentucky Derby and the many versions of the Gold Cup, which appear in all of the top horse racing festivals. Epsom Derby is another run which is estimated highly in the minds of […]

Indiana-Bred Racehorses Help Fuel Other Champions at KER

Indiana-Bred Racehorses Help Fuel Other Champions at KER

It’s not often you hear of racehorses having a secondary job while still in training and competitively racing, but a handful of Indiana-bred Thoroughbreds are pulling double duty on the track and in the research barn for owner Dr. Joe Pagan, owner of Kentucky Equine Research (KER). “We have a unique racing program,” says Dr. […]

Midnight Lute Filly Tops Equine Sales Company 2-Year-Old Sale

Midnight Lute Filly Tops Equine Sales Company 2-Year-Old Sale

An accredited Louisiana-bred daughter of Midnight Lute sold for $77,000 on Monday to top the Equine Sales Company 2-Year-Olds in Training and Horses of Racing Age Sale in Opelousas, Louisiana. Named Nite Jean, the sale-topper went to prominent Southwest owner Carl Moore from the consignment of Pike Racing, agent. The May foal worked an eighth-mile […]

First Minnesota-bred by Triple Crown Winner American Pharoah Foaled at Wood-Mere Farm

First Minnesota-bred by Triple Crown Winner American Pharoah Foaled at Wood-Mere Farm

One More Strike, a 7-year-old daughter of Smart Strike, delivered a colt by Triple Crown winner American Pharoah at 3:30 a.m. Sunday, May 6, 2018. The foal was born at Dean and Teresa Benson’s Wood-Mere Farm in Webster, MN for owners Suzanne Stables. “We’re very pleased with the colt. He’s everything we hope for; he’s […]

What is the Triple Crown of US Horse Racing?

What is the Triple Crown of US Horse Racing?

The Triple Crown in American thoroughbred horse racing is the most prestigious achievement for any trainer of three-year-old horses. For a horse to win the Triple Crown, they must win the Kentucky Derby, the Belmont Stakes and the Preakness Stakes in the same season. All three of these prestigious races are generally run between May […]

Equine Sales Company 2-Year-Old Sale Set for May 7

Equine Sales Company 2-Year-Old Sale Set for May 7

Equine Sales Company will present its 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale in Opelousas, Louisiana, on Monday, May 7, with a catalog of 73 head that includes several recent supplements. The sale will be held starting at 1 p.m. with the breeze show set for Sunday, May 6, at 10 a.m. Both the breeze show and sale […]

By April 30, 2018 Read More →
Texas-bred Patrona Margarita Breezes in Preparation for Grade 1 Kentucky Oaks

Texas-bred Patrona Margarita Breezes in Preparation for Grade 1 Kentucky Oaks

Craig Upham’s homebred Patrona Margarita, a Texas-bred daughter of Oklahoma stallion Special Rate,  recorded a half-mile breeze in :48.80 on Sunday morning at Churchill Downs in preparation for a start in the $1 million Longines Kentucky Oaks (GI) on Friday, May 4. The Texas-bred breezed through eighth-mile splits of :12.60, :24.60 and :36.80 before galloping […]

By April 23, 2018 Read More →
Indiana Fractional Ownership Seminar Inspires New Owners

Indiana Fractional Ownership Seminar Inspires New Owners

A gloomy spring day couldn’t deter more than 30 people from attending Indiana’s first fractional ownership seminar, held on April 15 at Indiana Grand Racing & Casino in Shelbyville. Those in attendance came excited to learn about new opportunities in racehorse ownership and network with like-minded individuals. Attendees listened to presenters Anthony MacDonald from TheStable.ca […]

By April 20, 2018 Read More →
Latest Issue of American Racehorse featuring General Custer’s War Horse, Polo for Thoroughbreds Now Online

Latest Issue of American Racehorse featuring General Custer’s War Horse, Polo for Thoroughbreds Now Online

The Spring 2018 issue of American Racehorse magazine is now available online by clicking here. This issue of American Racehorse magazine features articles about the mysterious fate of General Custer’s war horse Victory, a profile of Endeavor Farm, a look at what Thoroughbreds can do on the polo field and much more. It also includes […]

By April 19, 2018 Read More →
NFL Star Rob Gronkowski Acquires Stake in Namesake Kentucky Derby Contender

NFL Star Rob Gronkowski Acquires Stake in Namesake Kentucky Derby Contender

Phoenix Thoroughbreds Ltd. has joined with New England Patriots star Rob Gronkowski in a partnership arrangement involving the three-year-old colt Gronkowski, who is set to compete in the Kentucky Derby on May 5 at Churchill Downs after winning all three of his starts to date in 2018. Gronkowski has acquired a substantial stake in the […]

By April 19, 2018 Read More →