TODAYS BLOODHORSE NEWS

Horse of the Year finalist Bricks and Mortar and Irad Ortiz Jr. win the Breeders' Cup Turf at Santa Anita Park

Eclipse Award Finalists Topped by Bricks and Mortar

A Jan. 4 announcement of the finalists for the 2019 Eclipse Awards largely yielded the expected, including in the most coveted Horse of the Year category, where Bricks and Mortar, Maximum Security, and Mitole were selected by voters.

BLOODHORSE RACING PREVIEW

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Authentic, Azul Coast Head Derby Prospects in Sham

Five-time Derby winner Bob Baffert starts debut winners Authentic and Azul Coast. More…

Veteran Cleopatra’s Strike Favored in San Gabriel

Seven older horses expected in grade 2 race Jan. 4 on the Santa Anita Park turf. More…

Chance It Has Big Shot in Mucho Macho Man Stakes

Derby Scratch Haikal Begins Comeback at Aqueduct

British Idiom Breezes With Eye Toward February Return

Bravazo Continues to Prepare for Pegasus Start

Omaha Beach Arrives at Gulfstream For Pegasus World Cup

Math Wizard Could be Pointed to Saudi Cup

Tax Works Toward Start in Pegasus World Cup

Celebrating 2020 with Derby Prep Picks

TODAYS BLOODHORSE NEWS

Jose Ortiz and Independence Hall take a moment after winning the Jerome Stakes at Aqueduct

Independence Hall Goes From Sale RNA to Derby Trail

Independence Hall, a son of Constitution who was bought back when offered at auction as a 2-year-old, took a first step toward the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1) with a victory in the Jerome Stakes.

TODAYS BLOODHORSE NEWS

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Raided Peruvian Stud Haras Barlovento to Close

Farm was subject to a horrific attack in which four stallions were killed. More…

Omaha Beach Wins Malibu Under Record-Setting Smith

Son of War Front expected to race once more in Jan. 25 Pegasus World Cup (G1). More…

Mo Forza Extends Win Streak in Mathis Brothers

Kentucky Derby-Winning Jockey Erb Dies at 95

2019 Horse of The Year Proves an Intriguing Race

Hard Not to Love Turns Back Bellafina for La Brea Score

10-9-8 … Counting Down Top Horses of The Decade

Independence Hall Starts 3-year-Old Campaign in Jerome

Englehart, Parcells Blitz Into Oaklawn Park

Tracksmith Takes Woodchopper as Sir Winston Runs Last

BLOODHORSE RACING RECAP

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Omaha Beach Wins Malibu Under Record-Setting Smith

Son of War Front expected to race once more in Jan. 25 Pegasus World Cup (G1). More…

Contrail Remains Unbeaten With Hopeful Score

Race has produced such stars as Victoire Pisa, Epiphaneia, and Rey De Oro. More…

Mirth Returns to Winning Ways in Robert J. Frankel

Mo Forza Extends Win Streak in Mathis Brothers

Halladay, Our Bay B Ruth Take Stakes at Gulfstream

Tracksmith Takes Woodchopper as Sir Winston Runs Last

Gift Box Returns with Decisive Win in San Antonio

Lady Prancealot Surges Inside to Take American Oaks

Hard Not to Love Turns Back Bellafina for La Brea Score

Juveniles Run to Milestones for Imagining, Carpe Diem

TODAYS BLOODHORSE NEWS

Into Mischief at Spendthrift Farm

Into Mischief Tops the Charts

In 2019, Into Mischief is not only North America’s leading sire of 2-year-olds for the third time in four years, he is also the leader of the North American general sire list with 53 black-type horses in 2019, of which 23 are black-type winners