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Grade 1 Winner and Millionaire Discreet Lover Retired to Stand at R Star Stallions in Indiana

Grade 1 Winner and Millionaire Discreet Lover Retired to Stand at R Star Stallions in Indiana

Discreet Lover, a Grade 1 winner who earned nearly $1.5 million, has been retired from racing to stand at Kerry and Leigh Ann Hopper’s R Star Stallions in Anderson, Indiana. He will stand for a fee of $2,000, with special considerations for approved mares. A son of four-time graded stakes winner Repent, Discreet Lover proved […]

By February 10, 2021 Read More →
Prairie Meadows Sets Live Racing Schedule for 2021

Prairie Meadows Sets Live Racing Schedule for 2021

Live horse racing returns to Prairie Meadows Casino, Racetrack, & Hotel on Friday, April 30 when the Altoona, IA facility opens its 32nd season of Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse action. On Thursday, January 21, the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission (IRGC) approved an 84-day 2021 race meet for Prairie Meadows. The season begins with 26 days […]

By January 25, 2021 Read More →
Defending Champ Lady Apple Faces Six in $300,000 Houston Ladies Classic

Defending Champ Lady Apple Faces Six in $300,000 Houston Ladies Classic

The fields are set, and the excitement is building at Sam Houston Race Park for its most prestigious event of the 2021 Thoroughbred racing season.  The Houston Racing Festival will take place on Sunday, January 31 with a special afternoon post time of 1:45 pm (CT). The ten-race card includes six stakes, highlighted by the Grade 3, $300,000 Houston Ladies […]

By January 25, 2021 Read More →
Most Viewed US Race Meets

Most Viewed US Race Meets

The United States is home to some of the most famous racetracks in the world and they play host to several major meets throughout the year. Horse racing has always been a hugely popular sport in the US but did you know it is possible to enjoy free bets for Horse Racing? Several of the […]

By January 25, 2021 Read More →
Hockey and Horses

Hockey and Horses

By Michael Fenrich The new New York Islanders UBS Arena at Belmont Park is on track and on schedule. NHL and thoroughbreds will bring fast paced sports to Long Island. There is a new website ubsarena.com that provides information for season tickets for Islander games, the majestic history of Belmont and also has a live web cam […]

By January 25, 2021 Read More →
Florent Geroux to Ride at Oaklawn

Florent Geroux to Ride at Oaklawn

Florent Geroux’s second stint as a riding regular at Oaklawn figures to go better than his first. Much better. Geroux was fresh off his first career riding title at Hawthorne when he made his Oaklawn debut in 2012, presumably as the go-to rider for Chicago-based powerhouse Midwest Thoroughbreds (Richard and Karen Papiese). Midwest was Oaklawn’s […]

By January 21, 2021 Read More →
What You Need to Know In Honing Racehorses

What You Need to Know In Honing Racehorses

Horses undergo years of handicapping to make sure that they connect with their trainers and jockeys once they’re inside the field. Apart from that, they are housed in a barn where they will be taken care of. Like players playing in football or basketball, horses are also prone to injuries. They may suffer from bruises, […]

By January 21, 2021 Read More →
Crotchett Hoping to Jumpstart Jockey Career at Oaklawn

Crotchett Hoping to Jumpstart Jockey Career at Oaklawn

Kaylee Crotchett, an exercise rider at Oaklawn for Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas, said Sunday morning that she plans to make her riding debut early in the 2021 meeting that is scheduled to begin Jan. 22. Crotchett, 22, was raised in Henryville, Ind., about 25 miles north of Churchill Downs, and has been […]

By January 15, 2021 Read More →
Through The Years:  Reminiscing The 5 Biggest Kentucky Derby Conquerors

Through The Years:  Reminiscing The 5 Biggest Kentucky Derby Conquerors

What’s the best thing about a horse? These beings are not only part of your farms. Horses are destined to become mighty racehorses that can compete in the world’s best-thoroughbred racing. They don’t only have the chance to win big prizes but gain the experience and the achievements that these competitions have to offer. As […]

By January 15, 2021 Read More →
Cheltenham Festival 2021: A preview of day four’s Grade 1 races

Cheltenham Festival 2021: A preview of day four’s Grade 1 races

The final day of the Cheltenham Festival is the biggest of the four days. It is the host of the prestigious Cheltenham Gold Cup and attending the Friday meeting is certainly at the top of many sports fans wish list. This year, unfortunately, the likelihood is that we will be checking the racing results from […]

By January 11, 2021 Read More →
Hall of Fame Trainer Steve Asmussen Remains a Strong Supporter of Sam Houston Race Park

Hall of Fame Trainer Steve Asmussen Remains a Strong Supporter of Sam Houston Race Park

Ushering 2020 out the door was a welcome relief for pretty much everyone in the universe. The challenges from COVID-19 had a monumental impact on all sports and horseracing was affected greatly. However, Steve Asmussen, who will return to defend his training title at Sam Houston Race Park when the 2021 season begins on Friday, […]

By January 5, 2021 Read More →
Cowboy Culture to Stand at Midwest Equine Clinic in Indiana

Cowboy Culture to Stand at Midwest Equine Clinic in Indiana

Quality Road’s graded stakes-winning son  Cowboy Culture enters stud in 2021 at Dr. Roger Beam’s Midwest Equine Clinic in Trafalgar, Indiana. Undefeated in his first three starts for Repole Stable, Cowboy Culture won the historic Arlington Classic-G3 by a widening 5 3/4 lengths. He also was a runaway winner of the $200,000 Centaur Stakes at […]

By January 5, 2021 Read More →
New Year Thoroughbreds

New Year Thoroughbreds

By Michael Fenrich Every January 1 Thoroughbreds celebrate a birthday. Horses are foaled or born on different dates, but to recognize their racing age they turn a year older on January 1. The two-year-olds turn three, as they train and run toward the Kentucky Derby. Last year in 2020, the Triple Crown was reorganized and […]

By January 4, 2021 Read More →
Welder Adds to His Legacy with a Third Straight Horse of the Meeting Award at Remington Park

Welder Adds to His Legacy with a Third Straight Horse of the Meeting Award at Remington Park

It basically came down to a victory by a neck in his first ever stakes on the grass – the $70,000 Remington Park Turf Sprint – but that win among four victories boosted Welder to his unprecedented third Horse of the Meeting Championship. Welder also won the $130,000 Oklahoma Classics Sprint, the $70,000 Silver Goblin Stakes […]

By December 23, 2020 Read More →
Heartwood, Multiple Graded Stakes Performer By Tapit, To Enter Stud In California

Heartwood, Multiple Graded Stakes Performer By Tapit, To Enter Stud In California

Heartwood, a multiple graded stakes-placed multiple stakes winner by leading sire Tapit, will initiate his stallion career at Rancho San Miguel in California at the conclusion of his racing career in early 2021. The $486,891-earner will stand for a fee of $2,500, live foal guarantee. The 6-year-old horse, who races for the partnership of Stuart […]

By December 22, 2020 Read More →
Multiple Graded Stakes Winner Blended Citizen to Stand in Oklahoma

Multiple Graded Stakes Winner Blended Citizen to Stand in Oklahoma

Blended Citizen, a three-time graded stakes winner, has been purchased by DMW Racing Stables and will enter stud in Oklahoma for the 2021 breeding season. Mike Recio brokered the transaction on the 5-year-old son of Proud Citizen on behalf of owners Sayjay Racing, LLC, Greg Hall, and Brooke Hubbard. At two, Blended Citizen broke his […]

By December 20, 2020 Read More →
Oklahoma-bred Welder Ties All-Time Mark for Most Wins at Remington Park

Oklahoma-bred Welder Ties All-Time Mark for Most Wins at Remington Park

Oklahoma’s millionaire hero of a horse, Welder, tied the all-time mark for most wins at Remington Park on Saturday night, winning for the 15th time in his career here. Welder equaled the all-time mark in winning the $38,675 open-company allowance feature, titled the Guthrie Sprint. The race came up strong for open stakes-caliber horses as the 7-year-old […]

By December 20, 2020 Read More →
Multiple Grade Stakes Winner Redeemed to Century Acres Farm in Texas

Multiple Grade Stakes Winner Redeemed to Century Acres Farm in Texas

Redeemed, a Grade 2-winning and Grade 1-placed son of Include, has been relocated to Century Acres Farm in Hempstead, Texas. A leading sire in Maryland and the MidAtlantic region, Redeemed has sired the earners of more than $3 million. He will stand for a $2,000 fee as property of Teo Mallet. On the track, Redeemed […]

By December 18, 2020 Read More →
First Annual Indiana Thoroughbred Alliance Stallion Service Auction

First Annual Indiana Thoroughbred Alliance Stallion Service Auction

Just in time for the holidays and right before the end of the 2020 tax write-off period, the Indiana Thoroughbred Alliance (ITA) presents their first annual Stallion Service Auction, hosted on Starquine.com. The auction will kick off at 11 am EST December 18 and run until 7 pm EST December 21, with a preview day […]

By December 18, 2020 Read More →
Tapit to be featured in Season 4 of Foal Patrol

Tapit to be featured in Season 4 of Foal Patrol

Gainesway Farm’s three-time North American champion sire Tapit will be the featured stallion for the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame’s Foal Patrol Season 4, which will debut online at www.foalpatrol.com on Dec. 29. One of the most influential and breed-shaping stallions of the past half-century, Tapit has sired 27 grade 1 winners, […]

By December 9, 2020 Read More →