Saratoga Course will remake famed Wilson Chute
The New York Racing Association announced its plans to reconstruct the historic Wilson Chute at Saratoga Race Course, which will allow one-mile races to be run on the well-known main dirt track.
Baffert-trained Under the Stars wins Santa Ynez
Under the Stars, a 3-year-old filly trained by Bob Baffert, scored a three-quarter length victory in Saturday's $200,000 Santa Ynez Stakes at Santa Anita.
Belmont Stakes moving to Fox Sports in 2023
The Belmont Stakes, the third and final leg of horse racing's Triple Crown, is moving from NBC to Fox Sports as part of an eight-year deal beginning in 2023.
Turner, trainer of 1977 Triple Crown winner, dies
Billy Turner, who trained Seattle Slew to a sweep of the Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Belmont stakes in 1977, has died at age 81.
Deal for USADA to oversee anti-doping craters
A deal for the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency to police drugs in horse racing cratered Thursday after months of negotiations.
Slow Down Andy halts Baffert streak in Futurity
Slow Down Andy upset heavily favored Messier by a length to win the $300,000 Los Alamitos Futurity on Saturday, snapping trainer Bob Baffert's seven-year winning streak in the race for 2-year-olds.
Irish jockey suspended for bullying, harassment
Irish jockey Robbie Dunne was given an 18-month suspension on Thursday after being found guilty of bullying and harassing female rider Bryony Frost.
Derby winner Medina Spirit dies after workout
2021 Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit collapsed and died after a workout at Santa Anita Park on Monday morning, confirmed Jeff Blea, the California Horse Racing Board's equine medical director.
Lawyer: Medina Spirit steroid was from ointment
Urine testing of Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit has shown that a steroid present in the colt's system came from a topical ointment and not an injection, an attorney for Bob Baffert said.
Drug samples cleared for Breeders' Cup horses
All samples collected from horses competing in the Breeders' Cup at Del Mar have tested clear.
New anti-doping rules for horse racing unveiled
The nascent Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority on Thursday released a draft of proposed anti-doping and medication control rules designed to bring uniformity to a sport that has operated for years under patchwork regulations in 38 racing states.
Knicks Go tops Medina Spirit in Breeders' Cup win
Knicks Go burst into the lead out of the starting gate and kicked away to a 2¾-length victory in the $6 million Breeders' Cup Classic on Saturday at Del Mar. Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit was second.
Corniche wins BC Juvenile for embattled Baffert
Corniche scored a 1 3/4-length win in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile and will be an early favorite for next year's Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs, where his trainer, Bob Baffert, has been banned.
Betting guide for the 2021 Breeders' Cup
From the opening race to the Classic, Chris Fallica and Anita Marks give their picks for Breeders' Cup races this weekend.
O'Brien: Breeders' rule expansion a 'good thing'
Irish trainer Aidan O'Brien says the unprecedented move for all 14 Breeders' Cup races this weekend at Del Mar to be run without race-day medication is "definitely a good thing."
Filly euthanized after training accident at Del Mar
A 2-year-old filly named Set the Tone dumped her exercise rider during training hours Wednesday at Del Mar and ran off, hitting a fence and severely injuring her shoulder.
Filly dies from training injury at Santa Anita meet
Star of Africa was the fifth horse to die from a racing or training injury or other cause during the fall meet at the Arcadia track, which ran from Oct. 1-31.
Verry Elleegant streaks away to win Melbourne Cup
Verry Eleegant has taken out the 2021 Melbourne Cup, exploding up the straight to upset hot-favourite Incentivise at Flemington.
Knicks Go early 5-2 favorite for Breeders' Classic
Knicks Go drew the No. 5 post on Monday in the nine-horse field for the 1 1/4-mile Classic. Trained by Brad Cox, he'll be ridden by Joel Rosario. The colt has four wins in six starts this year, and won the BC Dirt Mile last year at Keeneland.
Jockey Miguel Mena dies in pedestrian accident
Miguel Mena, who won nearly 2,100 thoroughbred races in North America and earned $72.4 million in prize money, died Sunday night following a pedestrian accident. He was 34.
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