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Grade 1 winner We Miss Artie to Red Feather Equine in New Mexico
By December 8, 2020 Read More →

Grade 1 winner We Miss Artie to Red Feather Equine in New Mexico

We Miss Artie, a Grade 1 winner who formerly stood at Ramsey Farm in Kentucky, has been relocated to New Mexico and still stand at Red Feather Equine in Tularosa, New Mexico. He will stand for a fee of $1,000 as property of Zachary Burtt. A son of Artie Schiller, We Miss Artie won four […]

Posted in: TEXAS
Arkansas Stallion Street Strategy Gets First Winner at Remington Park
By December 8, 2020 Read More →

Arkansas Stallion Street Strategy Gets First Winner at Remington Park

Street Strategy was represented by his first winner on December 7 when his 2-year-old gelded son Aspen Club won a maiden special weight race at first asking at Remington Park. Bred, owned and trained by Randy Morse, who also trained Street Strategy for owner Randy Patterson, Aspen Club won the 6 ½-furlong race by 2 […]

Posted in: ARKANSAS, OKLAHOMA
Grade 1 Winner and Leading Sire Competitive Edge to Valor Farm in Texas
By December 8, 2020 Read More →

Grade 1 Winner and Leading Sire Competitive Edge to Valor Farm in Texas

Competitive Edge, a Grade 1 winner and nationally ranked first- and second-crop sire over the past two years, was purchased by Douglas Scharbauer to stand at Valor Farm in Pilot Point, Texas. The son of Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Super Saver previously stood at Ashford Stud in Kentucky. His 2021 fee will be $5,000. Bred […]

Posted in: TEXAS
Claiming Crown continues to evolve with record handle $14.6 million bet
By December 8, 2020 Read More →

Claiming Crown continues to evolve with record handle $14.6 million bet

By the time the Claiming Crown had ended Saturday at Gulfstream Park – after a record $14.6 million was wagered on the event – it was clear how much the Claiming Crown had grown over the past nine years at Gulfstream. Not only was this a day when a horse claimed six weeks ago for […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA, TEXAS
Meals on Wheels receives $5,000 donation from Indiana Grand Racing & Casino
By December 8, 2020 Read More →

Meals on Wheels receives $5,000 donation from Indiana Grand Racing & Casino

Many homebound individuals might not receive the appropriate nutrition if it weren’t for Meals on Wheels. Indiana Grand Racing & Casino recognizes the impact the organization has on the local community and has provided a $5,000 donation to the group, which is fueled by volunteer support. “We are so grateful for any donation we receive,” […]

Posted in: INDIANA
Four race meetings that you should not miss
By December 8, 2020 Read More →

Four race meetings that you should not miss

The UK calendar is filled with exciting races, full of nail-biting results and adrenalin-rich events. With racing events held all around the calendar, there are some more exhilarating than others. Here are four races that you should not miss. Cheltenham Festival Usually taking place mid-March in the ever-so-popular Cheltenham Racecourse in Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, the Cheltenham […]

Posted in: COLORADO
Grade 1 winner Congaree euthanized
By December 7, 2020 Read More →

Grade 1 winner Congaree euthanized

by Vicky Van Camp Multiple Grade 1 winner Congaree was euthanized due to the infirmities of old age on Sunday, November 22nd, at Valor Farm near Pilot Point, Texas, where he had been standing prior to being pensioned earlier this year. Owned by Janice McNair, who, with her late husband Bob, bred and raced Congaree […]

Posted in: TEXAS
Fun Facts for the Cheltenham Festival
By December 7, 2020 Read More →

Fun Facts for the Cheltenham Festival

The end of the year is upon us and that will bring a short break to racing once more – the start of the year had been a little tough as uncertainty around whether or not racing would find a quick return remained, but as things have got back into full swing fans can look […]

Posted in: GEORGIA
Sam Houston Race Park Opens for Training in Preparation for 2021 Meet
By December 3, 2020 Read More →

Sam Houston Race Park Opens for Training in Preparation for 2021 Meet

Sam Houston Race Park will conduct its 27th live racing season with Thoroughbred racing commencing on Friday, January 8. The barn area opened on November 28 with Texas horsemen Danny Payne and Danny Pish as the first conditioners to enter the stable gate. The track will be open for training Monday-Saturday from 7:00 a.m. through 11:00 am. A steady influx of trainers […]

Posted in: TEXAS
Tips for Betting and Watching Races Online
By December 3, 2020 Read More →

Tips for Betting and Watching Races Online

Years ago, the only way to bet on horse racing was to actually be there at the track. That system worked well for over a century, but as society become more mobile (and busier) things started to change. First with off-track betting, then full card simulcasting, then phone betting and eventually where we are at […]

Posted in: ALABAMA
ITBOA Online Stallion Season Auction Underway Soon
By December 1, 2020 Read More →

ITBOA Online Stallion Season Auction Underway Soon

The Iowa Thoroughbred Breeders and Owners Association is conducting an online auction of seasons to more than 100 stallions from 12 states. Keep checking the list daily as more stallions will be added. The auction began Dec. 5 and closes at 7 p.m. (CDT) Monday, Dec. 14. A list of the stallions donated and details […]

Posted in: IOWA
Jonathan Sheppard Seeks New Worlds to Conquer
By November 25, 2020 Read More →

Jonathan Sheppard Seeks New Worlds to Conquer

Nearing age 80, Jonathan Sheppard has amassed just about every accolade possible in thoroughbred racing. In a career that began in the U.S. nearly 60 years ago, the soft-spoken and self-effacing Sheppard was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1990, has conditioned champions on both the flat and over jumps, is the all-time leader […]

Posted in: COLORADO
A recap of 2020 Melbourne Cup day
By November 25, 2020 Read More →

A recap of 2020 Melbourne Cup day

Despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, that has wreaked havoc on 2020’s sporting calendar, the iconic Melbourne Cup still went ahead on November 3rd at Australia’s world-renowned Flemington Racecourse. It was the strangest of years at the Melbourne track, with no roaring crowd in attendance, due to Covid-19 restrictions, whilst those watching from home who backed […]

Posted in: GEORGIA
Jockeys donate toys to local children’s event at Indiana Grand
By November 24, 2020 Read More →

Jockeys donate toys to local children’s event at Indiana Grand

The jockey colony at Indiana Grand is very generous each year at the end of the season. The group pulls together to donate toys to the local “Breakfast with Santa” event set for Saturday, Dec. 12. With a tough year leading up to the holidays, the jockeys have stepped up even more this season, donating […]

Posted in: INDIANA
Indiana Grand Sets All-Time Record Handle for 2020 Racing Season
By November 24, 2020 Read More →

Indiana Grand Sets All-Time Record Handle for 2020 Racing Season

Indiana Grand Racing & Casino completed its 18th season of Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse racing Thursday, Nov. 18. The abbreviated 96-day season offered 92 days of combined Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse racing along with four days dedicated directly to the sprinters to set a new record of $198,960,722 Record numbers were posted throughout the season. The […]

Posted in: INDIANA
Colreevy secures debut win over fences in Punchestown
By November 24, 2020 Read More →

Colreevy secures debut win over fences in Punchestown

A day at a National Hunt meeting in Punchestown has always been destined to bring a show or class and excitement and Colreevy was responsible for most of that excitement in the meeting as she was able to secure a winning debut over fences in the Ballymore Group Rated Novice Chase. The Flynn-owned mare had […]

Posted in: NO. CAROLINA
Goshen set to miss Fighting Fifth Hurdle
By November 24, 2020 Read More →

Goshen set to miss Fighting Fifth Hurdle

While there are several waiting to see Goshen return to hurdles, Gary Moore’s stable horse will be missing for the Betfair Fighting Fifth Hurdle race on Saturday as he was not included in the list for the race. The 4-year-old gelding, who took over from the title from Jamie Moore in the last Triumph Hurdle […]

Posted in: SO. CAROLINA
Shishkin secured victory at Kempton on Chasing debut
By November 24, 2020 Read More →

Shishkin secured victory at Kempton on Chasing debut

While we’ve seen the rise of many Arkle favorites this season like Altior, Shishkin is now the latest horse to be named favorite having dropped an impressive performance to secure victory in the 2m2f beginners’ chase at Kempton, this could be spelled as the perfect start to his chase career. Shishkin has now won the […]

Posted in: COLORADO
Envoi Allen set sights on Drinmore Novice Chase
By November 24, 2020 Read More →

Envoi Allen set sights on Drinmore Novice Chase

Envoi Allen, which is being trained by Gordon Elliott, has now secured two Cheltenham Festival victories in his belt while also keeping an unbeaten of nine race, with his eyes now on the Grade One Baroneracing.com Drinmore Novice Chase at Fairyhouse. Having to marvel at Envoi Allen’s recent races of victories, his owners could be […]

Posted in: GEORGIA
Shooting Star from Oklahoma Horse Racing Hall of Fame Fades, 27-Year-Old Highland Ice Passes Away
By November 21, 2020 Read More →

Shooting Star from Oklahoma Horse Racing Hall of Fame Fades, 27-Year-Old Highland Ice Passes Away

Oklahoma-bred Highland Ice could light up the track with his racing brilliance; this shooting star of a racehorse faded away Wednesday night, passing from this world at the age of 27. The brilliant record-breaking sprinter, who won 15 of his 16 races lifetime at Remington Park, was treated with kindness and care by the Oklahoma […]

Posted in: OKLAHOMA