Horse Racing

2021 Eddie Read Stakes Day 2021 Eddie Read Stakes Day Flavien Prat celebrates aboard United after winning the 2021 Eddie Read Stakes Date: 7/24/2021 The highlight race of the second Saturday of Del Mar’s summer meeting is the $250,000 Eddie Read Stakes (G2) for older horses going 1 1/8 miles on the Jimmy Durante turf
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Murray (Street Sense), the most fancied of a trio of Bob Baffert-trained juveniles owned by the stallion-making conglomerate most easily referred to as “The Avengers” and seeking their diplomas in Del Mar’s second race Sunday, blew past the buzzed-about even-money Peter Miller newcomer Drink the Wind (More Than Ready) en route to ‘TDN Rising Star’-dom.
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Kentucky HBPA College Day is back at Ellis Park this Sunday after a COVID-19 forced year hiatus. Full-time college students can enter a drawing to win an iPad Mini or a $1,000 scholarship after each of Sunday’s races. The Kentucky Horsemen’s Benevolent & Protective Association, which represents racehorse owners and trainers at the state’s five
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Officials at TVG have announced that members of the Del Mar riding colony will collaborate with the network to enhance its daily coverage of horse racing. Hall of Fame jockey Mike Smith, who has appeared in commercial endorsements for TVG in the past, will be joined by his colleagues Umberto Rispoli, Flavien Prat and Jessica
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2021 Connaught Cup 2021 Connaught Cup Stakes Trainer Josie Carroll leads Avie’s Flatter with jockey Luis Contreras aboard to the winner’s circle after the 2021 Connaught Cup Stakes Date: 7/18/2021 The first stakes race on the Woodbine turf for 2021 was the $175,000 Connaught Cup Stakes (G2) featuring older horses sprinting 7 furlongs in a
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2021 Haskell Undercard Results 2021 Haskell Undercard Results Date: 07/17/2021 The 20,983 fans who came out to Monmouth Park on Sunday afternoon for the TVG.com Haskell Stakes (G1) enjoyed 5 stakes races on the undercard. Conditions were tropical on the Jersey Shore, with sunny skies, temperatures in the high 80’s but with minimal wind and
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2021 Haskell Invitational 2021 Haskell Invitational Florent Geroux and Brad Cox celebrate with the trophy after Mandaloun’s win in the 2021 Haskell Invitational Undercard Stakes Results Date: 07/17/2021 The $1 million TVG.com Haskell Stakes (G1) is New Jersey’s most prestigious race, featuring some of the top East Coast 3-year-olds going 1 1/8 miles over the
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6:50 PM ET Associated Press OCEANPORT, N.J. — Kentucky Derby runner-up Mandaloun was involved in another controversial finish, awarded the $1 million Haskell Stakes at Monmouth Park on Saturday after apparent winner Hot Rod Charlie veered in the stretch and caused Midnight Bourbon and his jockey to take a scary fall. Midnight Bourbon recovered from
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In a virtual repeat of last month’s GI Just A Game S. going Belmont’s one-mile turf configuration, Godolphin’s Althiqa (GB) (Dark Angel {Ire}) and Summer Romance (Ire) (Kingman {GB}) proved too strong for their American counterparts, this time in the nine-furlong GI Diana S. at Saratoga. As she did downstate, Summer Romance cut out the
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Edited Press Release The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) and the New York State Gaming Commission (NYSGC) have placed Barn 86 at Saratoga Race Course under a precautionary quarantine until further notice due to a positive case of Equine Herpesvirus-1 in that barn. The unnamed, unraced filly, who is trained by Jorge Abreu, was
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A federal judge ruled the New York Racing Association’s (NYRA) suspension of thoroughbred trainer Bob Baffert unconstitutional on Wednesday, allowing him to run horses in the state again. The ruling was a legal win for Baffert who has been battling since his Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit returned a positive post-race test for betamethasone, an
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5:50 PM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — A New York federal judge on Wednesday nullified the suspension of horse trainer Bob Baffert, finding that the New York Racing Association acted unconstitutionally by failing to let him adequately respond to claims made against him after Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit failed a postrace drug test.
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Bob Baffert is free to run horses in the state of New York again after a federal judge ruled the state’s racing association violated his constitutional rights by suspending him following the positive drug test of his horse Medina Spirit. According to the Associated Press, Brooklyn Judge Carol Bagley Amon nullified Baffert’s suspension because the
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