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I'll Have Another attempted to become the first Triple Crown winner in 34 years but was retired with a tendon injury the day before he was to run in the Belmont Stakes.
While Tony Dutrow entered I Spent It in the Hopeful, the trainer says the colt likely will be scratched in favor of the Foxwoods Champagne Stakes at In the Toyota Saratoga Special Stakes Aug. 10, Alex and JoAnn Lieblong's I Spent It rallied from fourth and drew off in the stretch of the 6 1/2-furlong race to post a 2 3/4-length victory over ... (more)
The Breeder's Cup World Championships will again return to Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, CA for the third consecutive year.
The board of directors of Churchill Downs Inc. has named William Carstanjen the company's 12th chief executive officer, a position held by Robert L. Evans since August 2006.
While most of the year's biggest events are designed for young horses - most notably the Triple Crown, which features only three-year-olds - the Woodward Stakes is a premier event for the older crowd.
Churchill Downs, the thoroughbred racetrack most famous for hosting the annual Kentucky Derby, represents the epitome of professional horse racing.
Long Hot Summer, a 2-year-old Street Boss filly, closed to take a contentious Generous Portion Stakes, three-quarters of a length in front of trainer Walther Solis' My Fiona, with Fernando Perez up.
The $5-million Breeders' Cup Classic isn't until Nov. 1 at Santa Anita, but the debate has already begun over who's the better 3-year-old: California Chrome or Shared Belief.
Saratoga Springs, NY - Reigning two-time Horse of the Year Wise Dan will make his much anticipated return to racing in Saturday's $250,000 Bernard Baruch Stakes at Saratoga Race Course.
Is Shared Belief on the threshold of greatness? From a visual standpoint, he is an anomaly.
Hidden in the shadow of his more heralded stablemate, V. E. Day burst into the spotlight with a thrilling nose victory over Wicked Strong in the Grade 1 $1.25 million Travers Saturday at Saratoga Race Course.
I've been through a lot of show ending finales. And for the really memorable ones, negative or positive, I always remember where I was.
On Friday, Caim Hill emerged victorious in the Gigginstown House Midlands National Handicap Chase at Kilbeggan.
Ridden by Hall of Famer Mike Smith, Shared Belief ran 1 1/4 miles on Polytrack in 2:00.28 and paid $4.40, $3.20 and $2.80 as the 6-5 favorite in the field of 10. Toast of New York returned $5.20 and $4.60, while Imperative was another 2 1/4 lengths back in third and paid $8.40 to show.
Updated: Fri Aug 29, 2014 03:01 am
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