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Jockey Club Round Table Live Streaming: Sunday, Aug. 14, 10 a.m. ET

The Jockey Club’s Annual Round Table Conference on Matters Pertaining to Racing will be held as an in-person event this year for the first time since 2019 and hosted for the first time at the Saratoga Springs City Center in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. Scheduled for Sunday, August 14, at 10 a.m. ET, the conference will […]

Charge It, Cyberknife, Iowa-Bred Ain’t Life Grand Among Travers Hopefuls To Post Saturday Works, Rich Strike Set For Sunday Arrival At Spa

A host of probable starters for the $1.25 million Runhappy Travers (G1) at Saratoga Race Course recorded works at the Spa as they each turn their attention to the 1 1/4-mile historic test for sophomores on August 27. Hall of Fame trainer Todd Pletcher watched Grade 3 Dwyer winner Charge It soar through an “awesome” […]

NYRA Entity Buys 49 Percent Stake In United Tote From Churchill Downs

Churchill Downs Incorporated (Nasdaq: CHDN) announced on Thursday that it has entered into an agreement to sell 49 percent of United Tote Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of CDI, to NYRA Content Management Solutions, LLC, a subsidiary of the New York Racing Association, Inc. NYRA is a not-for-profit corporation that operates the three largest Thoroughbred horse […]

Louisiana Downs Opts To Delay Return Of Super Derby Until 2023

With support of the horsemen, Louisiana Downs has decided to postpone the return of Super Derby until 2023. This move will allow the track to realize the benefit of adding revenue from the Historical Horse Racing machines, the additional Off Track Betting locations, and sportsbook that will contribute to the purse structure. Additionally, Louisiana Downs […]

History, Family, And Groupie Doll: Buff Bradley Reflects On Impact Of Ellis Park

Buff Bradley still has the photo. It’s of his late father, Fred, in the winner’s circle of Dade Park in 1938, soaking in the Henderson, Ky., venue that would become Ellis Park as well as the catalyst behind a life’s work. It was at the “Pea Patch” where Fred Bradley fell in love with Thoroughbred […]

Jockey Neil Callan Leads Home Great Britain & Ireland Team In Shergar Cup

Great Britain & Ireland produced a superb team performance to take the Dubai Duty Free Shergar Cup, winning five of the eight races to end the competition with a mammoth 132 points. Three of the four jockeys on the team recorded victories during the afternoon, with Neil Callan scoring on Orbaan in the Dubai Duty […]

Runhappy Owner Jim ‘Mattress Mack’ McIngvale Pitching In With Kentucky Flood Relief Efforts

Texas-based Thoroughbred owner Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale’s Mattress Mack and Gallery Furniture has launched a Kentucky flood relief effort and their response team is working to help victims of the deadly flooding that swept through Eastern Kentucky. McIngvale is a staunch supporter of Kentucky’s racing and breeding industry. His Gallery Furniture, which he opened in […]

Woodbine Cancels Sunday Card Due To Extreme Heat Forecast; Storms Wash Out Canterbury Park Races

Due to extreme heat and high humidity in the weather forecast for the Toronto area, Woodbine Entertainment canceled Sunday’s card at the Rexdale, Ontario racetrack for equine welfare and the safety of all racing participants. Sunday’s races at Canterbury Park in Minnesota were also cancelled due to heavy rains. Woodbine’s Georgian Bay Stakes and Lake […]

Cool Papa Bell, Sold At Fasig-Tipton’s Lexington Standardbred Sale, Makes History With Hambletonian Upset, Owner Sets Sights On Kentucky Derby

By Mike Farrell, Meadowlands Media Relations Cool Papa Bell, the trotter named for the ballplayer, carved his own legend by pulling off the biggest upset in Hambletonian history on Saturday at the Meadowlands, paying $106 to win. His 1:51.3 victory was a stunning conclusion to a stakes-laden afternoon on a day when temperatures soared into […]

Flightline Breezes Bullet Five Furlongs At Del Mar

Flightline put in another work at Del Mar Saturday, blistering the five furlongs in a bullet :59, the fastest of 65 timed moves at the distance at California’s seaside track. The workout was the colt’s third at Del Mar and fifth since his dominant win in the Hill ‘n’ Dale Metropolitan Handicap (G1) June 11 […]