USA horse racing news

Long Range Toddy faces eight in Smarty Jones

The final Road to the Kentucky Derby series prep for the month of January is Friday’s $150,000 Smarty Jones, the opening day feature of the...

War of Will comes out on top in the Lecomte

War of Will passed his fast-track debut with flying colors on Saturday, emphatically capturing the $200,000 Grade 3 Lecomte Stakes at Fair Grounds by four...

Kentucky Derby Purse Raised to $3 Million

The 145th running of the Kentucky Derby presented by Woodford Reserve (Grade I) on Saturday, May 4 will be the richest in history as the...

Mind Control opens New Year with Jerome win

Mind Control showed speed from the start and turned back multiple challenges posting a front-running victory in the $150,000 Jerome at Aqueduct. The New Year’s...

Gunmetal Gray rallies to win Sham

Gunmetal Gray made a last-to-first rally to defeat heavily favored Coliseum and five others in Saturday’s $100,702 Grade 3 Sham at Santa Anita, the first...

Six-horse Jerome the first 2019 Road to the Kentucky Derby qualifier

Grade 1 winner Mind Control tops a field of six and Kentucky Derby points are up for grabs in Tuesday’s $150,000 Jerome Stakes. The New...

Improbable unstoppable in Los Alamitos Futurity romp

Team Justify is back on the Triple Crown trail. That’s the inescapable conclusion after WinStar Farm, China Horse Club, and Starlight Racing’s Improbable romped as...

Maximus Mischief manages Remsen rivals

The preparation might have been off heading to the stalls for Maximus Mischief, but the colt wasn’t fooling around when the gates opened, cruising to...

Maximus Mischief to make stakes debut in Remsen

A dominant winner in his first two starts at Parx Racing, Maximus Mischief will try to make an impact upon the Kentucky Derby trail when...

Signalman sends message in Kentucky Jockey Club

After a troubled second in the Breeders’ Futurity (G1) and a third from post 13 in the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1), Signalman put it together...

Pavel arrives to Japan for Grade 1 Champions Cup

The sole contenders for this year’s Grade 1 Champions Cup, U.S.-trained Pavel, arrived safely at Narita International Airport in Chiba Prefecture on Wednesday. The Leandro...

Kentucky Derby News: Breeders’ Cup battle produces early Derby favourite

THE Breeders’ Cup Juvenile is known for establishing the early favorite for the upcoming Kentucky Derby. This year, that race returned to Churchill Downs as...

Gosden and O’Brien inspect sodden track

Trainers John Gosden and Aidan O'Brien have inspected the turf track at Churchill Downs after heavy rain at the Breeders' Cup course.

John Gosden happy with Breeders’ Cup pair

Frankie Dettori believes Enable can make history as the first Arc winner to claim the Breeders' Cup Turf at Churchill Downs.

Thunder Snow ready for Breeders’ Cup

Godolphin trainer Saeed bin Suroor is looking to Thunder Snow to continue his recent run of international wins in the Breeders' Cup Classic at Churchill...

Can Justify complete the American Triple Crown?

THE inevitable question following the Kentucky Derby every year is whether or not the winner of the race can go on to complete America’s Triple...

Bob Baffert eyeing fourth Dubai World Cup

Bob Baffert is eyeing a fourth win in the Dubai World Cup with West Coast and Mubtaahij representing the American trainer.
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Mind Your Biscuits primed for Dubai Golden Shaheen at Gulfstream Park

Popular reigning Group 1 Dubai Golden Shaheen champion Mind Your Biscuits returned to action this past weekend with a game second in a salty conditioned...
Talismanic nominated for Dubai World Cup

Dubai World Cup raceday receives 739 noms including Winx

Nominations for the $10,000,000 Group 1 Dubai World Cup closed on January 11th with 136 of the globe’s premier Thoroughbreds. Scheduled for March 31st, 2018,...

More Americans attending the Melbourne Cup than ever

An annual study into the economic impact of the Melbourne Cup has observed a doubling of North American attendees between 2016 and 2017.

Gun Runner wins the Pegasus World Cup – retired to stud

United States champion Gun Runner has ended his career with victory in the Pegasus World Cup Invitational.
Gun Runner

Gun Runner wins US Horse of the Year beating Arrogate

Gun Runner has been named United States Horse of the Year ahead of his final start in the Pegasus World Cup.
War Story

Pegasus World Cup hope War Story to head to Dubai World Cup

Loooch Racing Stable, Glenn Ellis and Imaginary Stable’s War Story could be a third horse aiming toward the Dubai World Cup card for accomplished Florida-...

Bacharach, Costello team up for horses

Burt Bacharach and Elvis Costello will perform together at a benefit for victims of the fire at the San Luis Rey training centre.
Cut Me Loose will now race in the US

Ex New Zealander Cut Me Loose joins US stables of Wesley Ward

A New Zealand Group performer has joined the stable of a history-making American trainer. Cut Me Loose is now under the care of Wesley Ward,...