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Lady Eli tops the Keeneland November Sale at $4.2 million as one of eight to sell for over seven figures

Keeneland November: Same But Different

An analysis of the Kentucky November mixed sale market shows a large variance in the top tier of the Fasig-Tipton November Sale and the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale when compared to last year

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Woodbine Cancels Turf Racing for the Year

Turf racing at Woodbine

Woodbine Cancels Turf Racing for the Year

A week after jockeys first expressed concerns with the Woodbine turf course, management at the Toronto track decided to cancel grass racing for the rest of its meet.

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Extra Hope Carries High Aspirations Into Bob Hope

Jay Em Ess Stable homebred Shanghai Bobby colt romped by 8 3/4 lengths Oct. 21. More…

Bigger Picture Looks to Make Headlines in Red Smith

Graded stakes winner is one of three entrants for trainer Mike Maker. More…

Mr. Misunderstood Tops River City Handicap Field

OBS Stakes Draw Rich Mommy, Lookin to Strike

Quirky Pakistan Star Set for Jockey Club Cup at Sha Tin

Thoughts on Promising 2yos Around the World

Woodbine, Jockeys Still at Odds Over Turf Course

Horses head to the track during morning training at Woodbine

Woodbine, Jockeys Still at Odds Over Turf Course

Against the advice from the Jockeys’ Benefit Association of Canada, Woodbine has decided not to cancel the rest of its turf racing for the 2018 season. Turf racing is scheduled to continue through Dec. 2.

 

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Blood Horse Week In Review

Exercise Rider Dies in Training Accident at Churchill

Odanis Acuna worked ten years for trainer Ken McPeek. More…

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Magnum Moon Still Recovering at Cornell Ruffian

Arkansas Derby (G1) winner sustained a career-ending injury at Belmont Park in June. More…

Californian Gary Broad Purchases Historic Walmac Farm

Manitoba-Bred Escape Clause Springs Upset at Del Mar

Gradys Take Home Mares to Breed to Girvin

Chasing Yesterday Adds Desi Arnaz Stakes to Resume

Owners Lay Groundwork for Tapwrit at Stud

Cracksman Ties Winx Atop Longines World’s Best Rankings

Mr. Jordan Still Undefeated at Gulfstream Park West

Kentucky Racing Acquisition to Purchase Kentucky Downs

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Monomoy Girl walks to the winner's circle after the Breeders' Cup Distaff at Churchill Downs

Monomoy Girl to Skip Pegasus, Target Apple Blossom

The connections of Monomoy Girl have decided the recent Longines Breeders’ Cup Distaff (G1) winner will not race in the $9 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational (G1) and instead will be pointed toward the Apple Blossom Handicap (G1) at Oaklawn Park.

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Nashua Win Sparks Derby Dreams for Vekoma

Vekoma wins the Nashua Stakes at Aqueduct

Nashua Win Sparks Derby Dreams for Vekoma

For co-owners Randy Hill and Gatsas Stables and trainer George Weaver, there has been euphoria since their unbeaten Vekoma registered a sharp 1 3/4-length triumph in the $200,000 Nashua Stakes (G3) Nov. 4 at Aqueduct Racetrack.

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Investment manager Jack Swain has bred three generations of winning Thoroughbreds

Breeder Jack Swain an Influence on the Industry

Jack Swain is an investment manager who has spent the past 30 years in New York City and the last 15 breeding racehorses. Swain’s imprint today is all over the Thoroughbred breed.

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Aron Wellman (right, with phone) of Eclipse Thoroughbred Partners inspects Tapwrit at Gainesway

Owners Lay Groundwork for Tapwrit at Stud

During the Keeneland November Breeding Stock Sale, a select group of mares have been purchased under the name Gainesway/Bridlewood/Tapwrit for the express purpose of supporting new Gainesway stallion Tapwrit when he enters stud in 2019.

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