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‘The Ultimate Thoroughbred’: Top Australian Sire Lonhro Pensioned From Stud Duty

Today marks the end of an era for the Australian breeding community with the decision to retire Lonhro from covering duties confirmed by Godolphin Australia for the Darley stallion, very much revered as the people’s horse. The rising 25-year-old will remain in residence at Kelvinside Stud in the Hunter Valley of New South Wales, Australia, not far […]

$1 Million Munnings Filly Tops OBS March Sale Finale

Hip No. 558, a daughter of Munnings consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, was sold to Donato Lanni for Frank Fletcher Racing Operations for $1 million to top the third and final session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2023 March Sale of 2-Year-Olds in Training. The bay filly, whose quarter in :20 4/5 was the […]

Record-Tying $2-Million Good Magic Colt Tops OBS March Sale’s Second Session

Hip No. 546, a son of Good Magic consigned by Top Line Sales LLC, Agent, was sold to Donato Lanni, Agent, for a sale record equaling $2 million to top the second session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2023 March Sale of 2-Year-Olds in Training. The bay colt, whose Under Tack eighth in :9 […]

Evangeline Downs Drops 23 Dates From 2023 Schedule To ‘Enhance The Overall Purse Structure’

The Louisiana Racing Commission recently approved an amended dates schedule for the 2023 Thoroughbred season at Evangeline Downs. The meet will now consist of 61 days of racing, with opening night Friday, April 7. The racing schedule will feature racing on Wednesday through Saturday for the first five full weeks of the meet. Beginning the […]

$1.2 Million Justify Colt Tops OBS March Sale’s First Session

Hip No. 215, Saturday Dreams, a son of Justify consigned by Hartley / DeRenzo Thoroughbreds LLC, Agent, went to Maverick Racing and Siena Farms LLC for $1.2 million to top the first session of the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Company’s 2023 March Sale of 2-Year-Olds in Training. The dark bay or brown colt, who breezed an […]

OBS March Sale Of 2-Year-Olds In Training Starts Monday

The 2023 OBS March Sale of 2-year-olds in training begins Monday and continues through Wednesday, with all sessions starting at 11:00 a.m. (ET). There are 833 juveniles cataloged for the three-day sale. Hips 1 – 278 will be offered Monday; Hips 279 – 556 on Tuesday, and Hips 557 – 833 on Wednesday There are […]

Faucheux Currently On Top In Tight Trainers’ Race At Fair Grounds

With less than two weeks to go in the 2022-’23 meet at Fair Grounds, there is a new leading trainer as Ron Faucheux has caught fire in the month of March. The Faucheux barn has 35 wins (24%), two more than Bret Calhoun (25%) through Friday. Brad Cox is third with 32 (40%). Any of […]

Opening Buzz Repels Late Challenge For WEBN Frog Stakes Win At Turfway

Tommy Town Thoroughbreds’ classy homebred sprinter Opening Buzz gamely held off a fast charging Baby No Worries to win the $97,550 WEBN Frog Stakes by a neck Friday night at Turfway Park. Trained by Jonathan Wong and ridden by Luan Machado, Opening Buzz tabbed her fifth lifetime win in eight career starts in the six-furlong […]

Quarter Horses Finish In Rare Triple Dead Heat At Remington Park

Although none of the winners from Race 12 on a 17-race card on Saturday at Remington Park qualified for the finals of the $533,270 Oklahoma Futurity, three American Quarter Horses will forever be remembered for their rare triple dead heat for the win. Midnight Ryde, the No. 2 horse; Sausalito 100, the No. 3, and […]