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Hog Creek Hustle Moves To War Horse Place For 2024

Grade 1 winner Hog Creek Hustle will relocate to War Horse Place in Lexington, Ky., for the 2024 breeding season, BloodHorse reports. The 7-year-old Overanalyze horse will stand for an advertised fee of $5,000. Hog Creek Hustle previously stood at Buck Pond Farm in Lexington, where he entered stud in 2022. A winner in four […]

Jockey Mike Luzzi Officially Retires, To Serve As Agent For Son Lane

Jockey Mike Luzzi has officially retired from the saddle, reports the Daily Racing Form. The winner of the Eclipse Award for Outstanding Apprentice Jockey in 1989, Luzzi won a total of 3,539 races over the course of his career. Now, 54-year-old Luzzi will serve as the agent for his son, Lane, who has been riding at […]

Rich Strike: Pulled From November Sale, Derby Winner To Undergo Stem Cell Treatments In Hopes Of 2024 Campaign

Owner Rick Dawson initially entered Rich Strike in the Keeneland November sale as a stallion prospect after an ultrasound showed that the colt’s suspensory ligament issues had regressed in the healing process. According to the Thoroughbred Daily News, Dawson then scratched Rich Strike from the sale when he realized the colt’s value would not be […]

The Friday Show Presented By Woodbine: What We’d Like To See In 2024 And Beyond

Thanksgiving week, the Friday Show looked back to recognize some of the events of this past year, from the outstanding to the dubious, bestowing Turkey Awards to the winners. This week, we look ahead, putting together an early Christmas list of things we would like to see for the Thoroughbred industry in 2024 and beyond. […]

World’s Top-Rated Racehorse Equinox Retired To Japan’s Shadai Stallion Station

Equinox, rated the LONGINES World’s Best Racehorse, has been retired to Japan’s Shadai Stallion Station for the 2024 season, reports The 4-year-old son of Kitasan Black is the first Japanese horse to exceed 2-billion yen in earnings (JPY 2,215,446,100, or US$14.9 million). On Sunday, Equinox put in an impressive performance to win the Group […]

‘Grateful To Come Back’: Nearing End Of One-Year Suspension, Richard Baltas Plans Starters At Santa Anita

Trainer Richard Baltas is making plans for his return to the Southern California horse racing scene as he nears the conclusion of a one-year suspension for “conduct detrimental to racing” and violating medication rules, reports the Daily Racing Form. Baltas, who has won 722 races including seven Grade 1 stakes since taking out his trainer’s […]

Newcomer Americanrevolution Leads Rockridge Stud’s 2024 Roster

Rockridge Stud in Hudson, N.Y., has revealed the advertised fees for its 2024 stallion roster, including newcomer Americanrevolution at $12,500. The farm will offer multiple opportunities to meet the stallions in the months to come “Brunch With A Champion” will be held at Mill Creek Farm (1019 County Rd 70, Stillwater, N.Y.) on Saturday, Dec. […]

The Jockey Club’s Stuart Janney On 60 Minutes Segment: ‘It Could Have Been A Lot Worse’

Two weeks ago, 60 Minutes aired a segment on horse racing and the many problems that remain prevalent in the sport. The Jockey Club chairman Stuart Janney III, who was interviewed during the 60 Minutes segment, spoke to the Thoroughbred Daily News this week to share his thoughts on the final product. “There are a lot […]

Wait And See? Surgery Not Always Necessary For Equine OCDs

Osteochondrosis (OCD) is a common issue in a young horse’s joints, characterized by loose cartilage and/or bone fragments found in the joint capsule. Though it can sound scary, many OCD lesions heal on their own within a few months, making the condition temporary.  OCDs that don’t heal on their own, however, can cause permanent issues […]