Horse Racing

A celebration of life for Kentucky horseman James M. Herbener, Jr. will be held in Fasig-Tipton’s Lexington, Kentucky sales pavilion Saturday, Oct. 23. It will begin at 5 pm and will be immediately followed by a reception in the pavilion’s upstairs bar. All those that wish to attend are welcome. Those that cannot attend may
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11:42 AM ET Associated Press LEXINGTON, Ky. — Bob Baffert can enter horses in the Breeders’ Cup next month at Del Mar, but the event’s all-time money-leading trainer has to meet certain conditions, including stricter out-of-competition testing of his horses and greater security at his barn. The conditions are the result of a review by
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2021 E.P. Taylor Stakes Day 2021 E.P. Taylor Stakes Day Jockey Dylan Davis and Mutamakina head to the winner’s circle after the E.P. Taylor Stakes Date: 10/17/2021 The last Grade 1 race in Canada is the $600,000 E.P. Taylor Stakes (G1) featuring older fillies and mares going 1 1/4 miles on the turf. Traditionally it
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Star sprinter Nature Strip, ridden by James McDonald, lived up to his billing as favourite to win the world’s richest turf race, The Everest, in front of thousands of cheering punters in Sydney on Saturday. The seven-year-old gelding, trained by Chris Waller, led all the way to hold off a fast-finishing Masked Crusader and collect
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Trainer Marcos Zulueta joined the growing list of those involved in the Jason Servis-Jorge Navarro doping scandal to change their plea to guilty. Zulueta did so Friday when appearing via teleconference before federal judge Mary Kay Vyskocil. In doing so, Zulueta became the ninth of 27 people indicted in March of 2020 to plead guilty.
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The Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s October Yearling Sale begins with a session of selected yearlings Tuesday and continues Wednesday with an open session. Bidding will begin at 1 p.m. Tuesday, with a total of 152 yearlings–including 17 supplemental offerings–catalogued, with an additional 395 head–including 32 supplements–catalogued for the second day, which starts at 11 a.m.
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2021 Cup and Saucer Stakes Results 2021 Cup and Saucer Stakes Results Jockey Rafael Hernandez poses with the Cup and Saucer Stakes trophy which is actually a golden cup and saucer. Date: 10/10/2021 One of the premier races for Canadian-foaled 2-year-olds is the $250,000 Cup and Saucer Stakes at Woodbine, traditionally run on Canadian Thanksgiving
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2021 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic, Matron, and Vosburgh Stakes Results 2021 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic, Matron, and Vosburgh Stakes Rockemperor takes his walk down Victory Lane after winning the Joe Hirsch Turf Classic with trainer Chad Brown on the far right. Date: 10/09/2021 The $500,000 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic Stakes (G1) is the major New
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9:42 PM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — Irad Ortiz Jr. rode his 3,000th career winner Thursday in the fifth race at Belmont Park. The 29-year-old jockey from Puerto Rico rode Saratoga Kisses to an 8 1/4-length victory for trainer and co-owner Rudy Rodriguez. Ortiz is 15th on the career earnings list, totaling over $220
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7:26 PM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — Embattled thoroughbred horse trainer Bob Baffert will have to face an administrative hearing scheduled for Monday by the New York Racing Association to address his suspension. Brooklyn Judge Carol Bagley Amon of the Eastern District of New York ruled Tuesday that a hearing was required for Baffert
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2021 Zenyatta Stakes Day 2021 Zenyatta Stakes Stakes Day Flavien Prat aboard Private Mission after winning the 2021 Zenyatta Stakes (G2) Friday – American Pharoah, Chandelier, and Eddie D StakesSaturday – Awesome Again, Rodeo Drive, and John Henry Stakes Date: 10/03/2021 Opening weekend for Santa Anita’s fall meet concluded with the premier race for older
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2021 Awesome Again Stakes Day at Santa Anita 2021 Awesome Again Stakes Day at Santa Anita Jockey John Velazquez and trainer Bob Baffert celebrate after Medina Spirit wins the 2021 Awesome Again Stakes Friday – American Pharoah, Chandelier, and Eddie D Stakes Date: 10/02/2021 The highlight race of the Santa Anita fall meeting is the
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TIMONIUM, MD – A yearling sale season punctuated by strong demand throughout the market makes a stop in Maryland when the Fasig-Tipton Midlantic Fall Yearlings Sale begins its two-day run in Timonium Monday afternoon. With 200 yearlings catalogued, the abbreviated first session of the auction gets underway at 1 p.m. A further 314 yearlings are
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11:38 PM ET Associated Press ARCADIA, Calif. — Medina Spirit, the Kentucky Derby winner who failed a postrace drug test, romped to a five-length victory in the $300,000 Awesome Again Stakes on Saturday for embattled Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert at Santa Anita. Medina Spirit took command out of the starting gate and built
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Snowfall can erase Aidan O’Brien’s bitter memories of last year and give the record-breaking Irish trainer a third win in the 100th running of France’s most iconic race, the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe on Sunday. Snowfall will be opposed by 14 rivals at Longchamp with the probability the landmark running of the Arc will,
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