Thanksgiving Weekend at Churchill Downs

Thanksgiving Weekend at Churchill Downs






Thanksgiving Weekend at Churchill Downs Thanksgiving Weekend Thursday, November 24th through Sunday, November 27th Celebrate Thanksgiving weekend at the track with a traditional buffet and 7 exciting Stakes races, including up-and-coming Kentucky Derby hopefuls. Participate in the 50/50 Raffle on Friday, November 25th or the Pick 6 Mandatory Payout on Sunday, November 27th and be […]






Air Force Blue Lands at Coolmore

Air Force Blue Lands at Coolmore






Air Force Blue Lands at Coolmore European Champion 2YO by WAR FRONT The first time since 2001 that any two-year-old has won three European Group 1 races WON Dewhurst Stakes [G1], Newmarket WON Vincent O’Brien National Stakes [G1], Curragh WON Phoenix Stakes [G1], Curragh WON Maiden, Curragh on debut May 24 “the best two-year-old we’ve […]






36th Running of the Japan Cup

36th Running of the Japan Cup






36th Running of the Japan Cup Sunday, 27 November 2016 Distance(surface): 2,400 meters, Turf(about 12 furlongs) Age: 3yo & up Racecource: Tokyo Racecource(Left-handed) Maximum Number of Horses: 18 Weight: 3yo 55kg / 4yo & up 57kg Allowance: Fillies and Mares:2kg Southern Hemisphere Horses born in 2013:2kg Twenty one horses are in line for the big […]






Spendthrift Farm Brings Breed Secure to Australia

Spendthrift Farm Brings Breed Secure to Australia






Spendthrift Farm Brings Breed Secure to Australia Spendthrift Farm is bringing its renowned “Breed Secure” program to Spendthrift Australia for the upcoming 2016 breeding season. “We are pleased to introduce Breed Secure to the Australian breeders,” said Spendthrift’s B. Wayne Hughes. “It is a program that was designed solely to equal the playing field between […]






Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale News

Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale News






Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale News The sale of stakes winner Uptown Twirl, a half-sister to recent Sentient Jet Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1) winner and probable 2-year-old champion male Classic Empire, for $1.075-M and the popularity of horses in the Complete Dispersal of Ernie Semersky and Dory Newell’s Conquest Stables generated increases in gross, average […]






Tiznow Sired Tourist Sets Record at Breeders Cup

Tiznow Sired Tourist Sets Record at Breeders Cup






Tiznow Sired Tourist Sets Record at Breeders Cup Tiznow’s incomparable turf specialist Tourist blazed the way in the Breeders’ Cup Mile (G1) to set a new stakes record of 1:31.71, breaking Wise Dan’s record of 1:31.78 set over the same track in 2013. Tourist is Tiznow’s second Breeders’ Cup winner, joining Juvenile Fillies (G1) winner […]






Breeders’ Cup California Chrome, Arrogate, Frosted






By Bob Ehalt, special to the Breeders’ Cup Breeders’ Cup California Chrome, Arrogate, Frosted There’s little that has avoided California Chrome’s grasp in terms of accomplishments on the racetrack. He’s won the Kentucky Derby, Preakness, Dubai World Cup and Pacific Classic, to name a few, and has been named Horse of the Year in four […]






Keeneland’s Premier November Breeding Stock Sale Opens Tuesday

Keeneland’s Premier November Breeding Stock Sale Opens Tuesday






Keeneland’s globally important November Breeding Stock Sale begins Tuesday, Nov. 8, featuring among the 4,762 horses cataloged a number of Grade 1 stakes-winning and stakes-producing fillies and mares, weanling siblings to champions and graded stakes winners, prominent horses of racing age and notable dispersals during its 13-day run through Sunday, Nov. 20. Keeneland will provide […]






California Chrome, Arrogate and Found Lead International Cast at the Breeders Cup

California Chrome, Arrogate and Found Lead International Cast at the Breeders Cup






California Chrome, Arrogate, Beholder, Songbird, Stellar Wind, Tepin and Found Lead International Cast at the Breeders Cup California Chrome LLC’s California Chrome and Juddmonte Farms’ Arrogate are the top two morning line favorites in a field of 10 3-year-olds and up set for Saturday’s $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic (G1), the climax of the 33rd […]






Keeneland Shows Strength in Breeders Cup

Keeneland Shows Strength in Breeders Cup






Seventy-four horses that are graduates of Keeneland sales were pre-entered in the Breeders’ Cup World Championships being held Nov. 4-5 at Santa Anita. (Nine horses – Carina Mia, Catch a Glimpse, Curalina, Midnight Storm, New Money Honey, Om, Photo Call (IRE), War Story and Win the Space – were pre-entered in two races.) Post positions […]






Keeneland’s November Breeding Stock Sale

Keeneland’s November Breeding Stock Sale






Highlighting Keeneland’s November Breeding Stock Sale, which begins Nov. 8, is the 11-horse reduction from Phipps Stable, which offers fillies and mares from some of racing’s most productive families. Consigned by Claiborne Farm, agent, the reduction includes Breeders’ Cup Distaff (G1) winner Pleasant Home, in foal to Orb; Satisfaction, a half-sister to Grade 1 winner […]






Protect Yourself from Mosquito Born Zika Virus the Natural Way

Protect Yourself from Mosquito Born Zika Virus the Natural Way






Protect Yourself from Mosquito Born Zika Virus the Natural Way Thursday, the US Congress authorized $1.1-B to fight Zika, with the virus threatening the US. Nevertheless, pregnant women still face the choice to cover themselves with chemically-laden bug repellent or risk catching the virus, which can cause microcephaly and other heartbreaking brain defects in newborns. […]






Mutts Vs Pure Bred Dogs

Mutts Vs Pure Bred Dogs






Mutts Vs Pure Bred Dogs The Big Q: Are Mutts healthier than Purebred Dogs? The Big A: Many people believe that Mutts aka mixed breeds are healthier than purebreds. One of the reasons for this notion is that when 2 or more breeds are blended together, there is less risk a dog will inherit breed-specific […]