HOF jockey, '67 Derby winner Ussery dies at 88
Hall of Fame jockey Bobby Ussery, who won the 1967 Kentucky Derby on 30-1 longshot Proud Clarion died Thursday of congestive heart failure at the age of 88.
Rich Strike owner changes plans, won't sell colt
Rich Strike, upset winner of the 2022 Kentucky Derby, won't be on the sales block at Keeneland on Friday after owner Rick Dawson changed his plan for the 4-year-old colt.
Long shot Derby winner Rich Strike done racing
Rich Strike, the upset winner of the 2022 Kentucky Derby, has been retired after injuries kept him from returning to racing.
Without A Fight gives Zahra back-to-back Melbourne Cup wins
Without A Fight has won the 2023 Melbourne Cup at Flemington, beating out Soulcombe and Sheraz on Tuesday afternoon.
Namesake of Breeders' Cup winner dies at 17
Cody Dorman, the teen with a rare genetic disorder whose namesake horse, Cody's Wish, was a Breeders' Cup race winner, died Sunday at the age of 17 after suffering what his parents called a "medical event."
ESPN's Melbourne Cup Day tips: Who should you back in every race?
The biggest day on the Australian racing calendar is finally here! Not sure who to back? Not to worry, as we take you through the best selections and some value runners in Tuesday's 10-race card at the glorious Flemington racecourse.
White Abarrio wins $6M Breeders' Cup Classic
White Abarrio won the $6 million Breeders' Cup Classic by a length on Saturday, putting trainer Rick Dutrow back on top months after his 10-year exile from the sport ended.
Retiring Ollie gets Kalapour into Melbourne field
Kris Lees's Kalapour has booked a place in Tuesday's Melbourne Cup by winning the Lexus Archer Stakes at Flemington.
16-1 shot Fierceness wins Breeders' Cup Juvenile
Fierceness, a 16-1 shot, won the Breeders' Cup Juvenile for trainer Todd Pletcher and owner-breeder Todd Pletcher at Santa Anita on Friday, but Pletcher said he may be skipping May's Kentucky Derby.
Second Breeders' Cup horse dies at Santa Anita
Geaux Rocket Ride, a 3-year-old colt being pointed toward the Breeders' Cup Classic, was euthanized Wednesday due to an injury suffered during a workout, the second death this week leading up to this weekend's event at Santa Anita.
Horse dies; Belmont winner pulls out of Breeders'
Practical Move, who was set to run in this weekend's Breeders' Cup, died Tuesday at Santa Anita, and a short time later, Belmont Stakes winner Arcangelo pulled out of the $6 million Classic with a foot issue.
Arabian Knight a 3-1 favorite in the Breeders' Cup
Arabian Knight is the early 3-1 favorite for the $6 million Breeders' Cup Classic this weekend, the two-day world championships that will feature 205 horses including 59 from five foreign countries at Santa Anita in California.
Derby winner Mage out of Breeders' Cup Classic
Kentucky Derby winner Mage will not run in the $6 million Breeders' Cup Classic.
Geaux Rocket Ride hurt ahead of Breeders' Cup
Breeders' Cup Classic contender Geaux Rocket Ride was injured during a workout at Santa Anita when he appeared to stumble in midstretch.
Grand National to trim field to 34, soften fences
The Grand National is implementing a series of significant changes, taking effect next year, in an effort to make the world's most famous steeplechase safer for horses and jockeys.
Racing groups introduce new safety legislation
New legislation set to be introduced in Congress would dismantle the year-old national authority in charge of regulating safety and medication and replacing it with a new organization.
Australian investigation finds decades of abuse
A review of the thoroughbred, harness and greyhound racing industry in Australia's state of Victoria has detailed multiple allegations of physical and sexual abuse over a period of decades, with victims including children as young as 12.
No one cause for horse deaths at Churchill Downs
The Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority (HISA) announced Tuesday that it found no single cause of death among 12 horses at Churchill Downs this spring, while recommending further action and analysis at the track.
Belmont Stakes could move to Saratoga for '24
The Belmont Stakes could be relocated to Saratoga Race Course in upstate New York as soon as next year, an earlier-than-anticipated move for the third leg of horse racing's Triple Crown.
Baffert's Arabian Knight takes Pacific Classic win
Arabian Knights' win over Geaux Rocket Ride in the $1 million Pacific Classic on Saturday night gave Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert his seventh victory in the Del Mar race.
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