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International Champion Ouija Board Dies At Age 21

Ouija Board, a global superstar, two-time Eclipse Award winner, and successful broodmare, has died at age 21, Thoroughbred Daily News reports. The Cape Cross mare spent her last years as a broodmare at Stanley House Stud in Newmarket, England, in service of Edward Stanley, the Earl of Derby. Trained by Ed Dunlop, Ouija Board competed […]

Winning Time Holds Off 81-1 Longshot In Pennsylvania Nursery

Pewter Stable homebred Winning Time, coming off an 11-length debut win at Parx Racing for trainer Kathleen Demasi on Nov. 7, held off 81-1 longshot Veeson by three-quarters of a length in Tuesday’s $200,000 Pennsylvania Nursery Stakes for 2-year-old state-breds at the Bensalem, Pa., track. Ridden by Silvestre Gonzalez, Winning Time ran the seven-furlong distance […]

Paulick: Luis Saez Has Put Reputation For Careless Riding In His Past

Kiaran McLaughlin doesn’t believe Luis Saez deserved to be tagged with the reputation of a reckless rider, but he admits it was there. When McLaughlin shocked the racing world in March 2020 with an announcement that he was disbanding his successful stable to become agent for Saez, he sat down with the Panamanian rider and […]

Horseshoe Indianapolis: 2022 Season Shows Handle Increase Of 5.2 Percent Despite Difficult Weather

The 20th season of Thoroughbred and Quarter Horse racing came to a close Wednesday, Nov. 23 with a healthy outlook on the 123-day racing season. While Horseshoe Indianapolis is waiting on final information from some non-commingled locations it is estimated that the total handle will be nearly $235 million in all sources signal sales, showing an […]

Ascot Racecourse Announces Record Prize Money Over $20 Million For 2023

Ascot Racecourse is pleased to announce that total prize money available in 2023 will be a record £17 million (US$20.31 million) across 25 race days. The overall figure excludes the industry-owned QIPCO British Champions Day. This represents an annual uplift of £1.33 million (8.5 percent) against 2022 figures. Prize money for Royal Ascot 2023 will […]

In Running For Champion Apprentice, Jockey Vincete Del-Cid Sidelined By Facial Fractures

Jockey Vincente Del-Cid suffered a pair of facial fractures when unseated from his mount at Delta Downs on Saturday, reports the Daily Racing Form. The 21-year-old from Guatemala was scheduled to meet with doctors Tuesday to discuss surgical options for repair, but is expected to be out four to six weeks. Del-Cid was aboard the wagering […]

Japan: T O Keynes Aims For Repeat In Champions Cup On Dirt

The Grade 1 Champions Cup takes place on Sunday, Dec. 4, at Chukyo Racecourse, just outside of Nagoya in central Japan. It will be the 23rd running of the race, which was previously known as the Japan Cup Dirt. First run in 2000 at Tokyo over 2,100 meters, the race has had a number of […]

Medina Spirit Case: New Hearing Officer Orders Briefs Filed By Dec. 22

A new order in the Medina Spirit case requires attorneys for the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission, trainer Bob Baffert, and owner Amr Zedan to submit a set of documents to the new hearing officer, Eden Savis Stephens, by Dec. 22, reports bloodhorse.com. The filings are to contain proposed findings of fact and conclusions of law […]