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Weekend Lineup Presented By TVG: Future And Present Stars Take Center Stage At Keeneland

So many intriguing questions as the horses prepare to take to the racetrack at Keeneland for the 39th annual Breeders’ Cup world championships. All Breeders’ Cup races will be televised on FanDuel TV (formerly TVG), with the USA Network picking up some of the action on Friday and Saturday afternoon and Saturday’s $6-million Classic broadcast […]

Top 5 Feel-Good Stories You Should Read Before Breeders’ Cup 2022

While the undefeated, unchallenged 4-year-old colt Flightline may be drawing the majority of the headlines for this year’s Breeders’ Cup World Championships at Keeneland, there are, as always, a number of other compelling stories hidden amongst this year’s contenders. Some of those listed below are race favorites; others may well offer the longest odds in […]

Undefeated Flightline Draws Post Four In Eight-Strong Breeders’ Cup Classic

Undefeated and unchallenged superstar Flightline has drawn post four for this Saturday’s $6 million Breeders’ Cup Classic, near the center of the eight-strong field for the 1 1/4-mile contest. The 4-year-old son of Tapit was listed at 3-5 on the morning line and will be handled by regular rider Flavien Prat on behalf of trainer […]

How Can You Beat Him? Classic Trainers Mull Over Challenge Of Undefeated Flightline

Trainer John Sadler was watching the U.S. Open on television when he was struck by words printed on the wall behind the tennis players: “Pressure is a privilege.” Heading into next Saturday’s Breeders’ Cup Classic with the overwhelming favorite in undefeated Flightline, the world’s highest-rated horse, Sadler couldn’t help but agree. “The pressure is there, you […]

OTTBs Go To College: Unique University Class An Intriguing Model For Aftercare Solutions

The University of Wisconsin-River Falls has taken a promising step forward in support of Thoroughbred and Standardbred aftercare. In partnership with Racehorse Reimagined, the university launched a class called the Racehorse Retraining Program – students work with an off-track racehorse for 90 days, and the horse is auctioned off at the end of the semester. […]

EDRC Considers Proposals To Identify High-Risk Runners Via Wearable Technology, Combat Equine Gene Doping

The Kentucky Equine Drug Research Council met via Zoom on Friday, Sept. 23, to consider a pair of research proposals aimed at improving racehorse welfare. The council will reconvene to vote on the following two proposals at a later date. “Identifying Racehorses in Danger of Catastrophic Injury Through Analysis of Motion Sensor Data Collected During […]