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Tiz the Law Retired to Ashford Stud

Four-time grade 1-winning son of Constitution will stand for $40,000 in 2021. More…

Jockey Davis Calls Rule Coupling Married Riders Unfair

Horses ridden by Katie Davis, Trevor McCarthy must be coupled in the wagering in NY. More…

Pegasus World Cup Invitation List Released

Azeri Retired From Breeding in Japan

Jockey McMahon Released on Bond in Louisiana

$1.3 Million Buy Miss Tapirado Victorious at Gulfstream

Birdstone, Sun King Rekindle Old Bond at Old Friends

Life Is Good Passes Two-Turn Test in Sham

Breeders’ Cup Sprint Winner Elmhurst Dies at 31

Parx-Based Capo Kane Pulls Away in Jerome

Breeders’ Cup Mile Standout Goldikova Dies

Goldikova wins the 2009 Breeders' Cup Mile at Santa Anita Park

Breeders’ Cup Mile Standout Goldikova Dies

Goldikova became the first horse to win the same Breeders’ Cup race three times when she landed the Breeders’ Cup Mile (G1T) in 2008, 2009, and 2010, performances that earned her election to the Hall of Fame in 2017.

Wagering Steady, Purses Decline in Challenging 2020

Bettors helped Santa Anita Park to a record opening day on a card that saw Charlatan deliver a dominating performance in the Malibu Stakes

Wagering Steady, Purses Decline in Challenging 2020

While racing saw a quarter of its race days eliminated in 2020 because of restrictions put in place to slow the spread of COVID-19, bettors supported the available product while owners saw a decline in purses that mirrored the loss of race days.

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Jonathan Sheppard is jubilant after winning the 2019 New York Turf Writers Cup with Winston C at Saratoga Race Course

Hall of Fame Trainer Sheppard Retires

Jonathan Sheppard, a Hall of Fame trainer whose horses excelled on dirt, turf, and over steeplechase fences, announced Jan. 4 that he is retiring from American racing. For now, he will continue to train a small stable in Ireland.

BLOODHORSE RACING RECAP

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Parx-Based Capo Kane Pulls Away in Jerome

California-bred son of Street Sense picks up 10 Kentucky Derby qualifying points. More…

Kalypso Notches Graded Victory in Santa Ynez

Brody’s Cause filly ranked fourth on Kentucky Oaks (G1) leaderboard. More…

Anothertwistafate Lands Turf Score in San Gabriel

Life Is Good Passes Two-Turn Test in Sham

Mutasaabeq Struts His Stuff in Mucho Macho Man

Pete’s Play Call Continues Winning Ways in Gravesend

$62,500 Claim Hembree Pays Off in Joe Hernandez Stakes

Smooth Trip for Imprimis Leads to Janus Victory

Omega Perfume Three-Peats in Tokyo Daishoten

Insightful First Winner for Barbados

$1.3 Million Buy Miss Tapirado Victorious at Gulfstream

Apprentice Hiraldo Rides First Winner at Laurel

Catemaco Rewards Mulhall’s Life-Saving Measures

Cedeno Rides 1,000th Winner With Laurel Score

Jockey Centeno Notches 3,000th Victory

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Marshall Gramm with Black Stetson, a horse owned by Ten Strike Racing in 2018-19

Gramm Sees Payoff as Horseplayer and Owner

Marshall Gramm collected $492,750 by winning the Breeders’ Cup Betting Challenge contest in November, and the racing partnership he heads with co-founder Clay Sanders, Ten Strike Racing, surpassed $3 million in earnings in 2020.

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Life Is Good holds off Medina Spirit in the Sham Stakes at Santa Anita Park

Life Is Good Passes Two-Turn Test in Sham

Life Is Good passed his first two-turn test and improved to 2-for-2 in the $100,000 Sham Stakes (G3) at Santa Anita Jan. 2, though a diminishing three-quarter of a length margin of victory suggests the 3-year-old may still