USA horse racing news

Thoroughbreds killed in California fire

An unknown number of thoroughbreds have died as the California wildfire hit the San Luis Rey training centre.
Gun Runner

Gun Runner capable of dethroning Arrogate as America’s best

IS the aptly-named Gun Runner capable of beating Arrogate in the Breeders’ Cup Classic in November? These questions are now being asked after Arrogate’s shock...
Cloud Computing

Patience pays off for Cloud Computing in Preakness Stakes

THE American Triple Crown bid has failed as Cloud Computing scored an upset win in the 2017 Preakness Stakes at Pimlico on Sunday morning. The...
Pimlico

Always Dreaming handles conditions in Preakness Stakes hit out

2017 Kentucky Derby winner Always Dreaming has handled the sloppy Pimlico conditions in a hit out on Sunday morning, just seven days before running in...
Preakness Stakes

2017 Preakness Stakes news and early betting market tips

THE Preakness Stakes is always an intriguing race as the winner of the Kentucky Derby automatically has Triple Crown aspirations. The burden to repeat the...
Always Dreaming

Pletcher scores second Kentucky Derby win with Always Dreaming

THERE’S no denying that Todd Pletcher is a champion trainer and he worked his magic again on Sunday morning when Always Dreaming scored a memorable...
Kentucky Derby

2017 Kentucky Derby field, post positions, odds and free tips

Race time: 8.34 (AEST) Sunday, May 7. Local time of 6.34pm, Saturday May 6 THE Kentucky Derby is one of the highest grossing horse racing...
Kentucky Derby

2017 Kentucky Derby betting guide, form and free tips, May 7

THE 2017 Kentucky Derby final field will be announced on Thursday, but we’ve taken an earlier look at which thoroughbreds represent the best betting value....
Patch

One-eyed star set to steal Kentucky Derby feel-good headlines

EVERYONE loves a horse racing feel-good story, but nothing much would compare to the story of 2017 Kentucky Derby hopeful Patch, which will run the...
Irish War Cry

Kentucky Derby hopeful Irish War Cry to save New Jersey racing

THE current thoroughbred racing situation in New Jersey isn’t a bright one, but one horse has the ability to pull the industry out of the...
Arrogate

Arrogate heading to Dubai to complete historic World Cup double

PEGASUS World Cup winner Arrogate has been installed as the favourite for the Dubai World Cup at Sportsbet.com.au after confirmation the world’s best racehorse will...
Pegasus World Cup

Favourites split by barrier draw in the 2017 Pegasus World Cup

THEY may be the only two horses that will enter the inaugural Pegasus World Cup under double figures at Sportsbet.com.au, but Arrogate ($2.25) and California...
Uncontested

Kentucky prospects stamp their quality with impressive wins

TWO Kentucky Derby and Oaks prospects showed their hand this week with stylish wins and have since rocketed up the 2017 Kentucky leaderboards. Stakes debutante...
Gormley

Gormley firms for 2017 Kentucky Derby after Sham Stakes win

2017 Kentucky Derby hopeful Gormley has rocketed into calculations following its narrow win in the $100,000 Sham Stakes at Santa Anita on Sunday. The three-year-old...
American Pharoah

Triple Crown champion American Pharoah becomes a father

2015 Triple Crown winner American Pharoah has become a father after Brookdale Farm posted a photo of the foal with its dam Kakadu. American Pharoah...
Masochistic

Masochistic to be disqualified from Breeders’ Cup Sprint

MASOCHISTIC is expected to be stripped of its second placing in the Breeders’ Cup Sprint after failing to return a clean post-race drug test. A...

California Chrome leaves home with emphatic win

WHAT a way to say goodbye. In its second last race and final run in its home state, California Chrome blitzed its competition to win...
Eragon

McIngvale settles on South American runner to fill Pegasus spot

JAMES McIngvale’s Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes plans look to be back on track after the owner purchased the three-time group 1 winning Argentine-bred runner...

Preparation the key for Pegasus hopeful Eragon – trainer

JAMES McIngvale looks to have filled his gate for the $12 million Pegasus World Cup after acquiring triple Group One winner Eragon in a private...