Super Stock into Ky. Derby with Arkansas win
Super Stock won the $1 million Arkansas Derby by 2 1/2 lengths in an upset Saturday to earn a berth in next month's Kentucky Derby.
Blackmore makes history with Grand National win
Rachael Blackmore made Grand National history by becoming the first female jockey to win the race as she steered Minella Times across the finishing line at Aintee on Saturday.
Hall of Fame horse breeder Chandler dies at 95
Alice Headley Chandler, who founded Mill Ridge Farm and built a Hall of Fame career as a breeder of champion racing thoroughbreds, has died. She was 95.
72-1 shot Bourbonic scores Wood Memorial upset
Long shot Bourbonic stormed from the rear entering the stretch to edge Dynamic One by a head to win the $750,000 Wood Memorial at Aqueduct and earn 100 points toward the Kentucky Derby.
Rock Your World wins Santa Anita Derby
Rock Your World won the $750,000 Santa Anita Derby by 4 1/4 lengths on Saturday over 4-5 favorite Medina Spirit, preventing Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert from earning his 10th win in the West Coast's prep for the Kentucky Derby.
Viola's Known Agenda prevails in Florida Derby
Jockey Irad Ortiz Jr. guided Known Agenda to the win in the $750,000 Florida Derby on Saturday.
Jockey tested 1,000 times over cocaine limit
Irish jockey Adrian McCarthy was suspended for six months after testing 1,000 times above the cocaine limit.
Preakness to be run in front of 10,000 fans
The Preakness will be run in front of a limited capacity of 10,000 fans at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore on May 15.
Tiger Roll becomes five-time Cheltenham champion
Tiger Roll became a five-time winner at the Cheltenham Festival by powering to an 18-length victory in the Glenfarclas Chase on Wednesday.
Banned trainer's stable has winner at Cheltenham
A horse from the yard of banned trainer Gordon Elliott won a race on the opening day of the Cheltenham Festival as the prestigious meeting began Tuesday without racegoers during the pandemic.
Concert Tour wins Rebel to remain undefeated
Concert Tour won the $1 million Rebel Stakes by 4 1/4 lengths on Saturday to remain undefeated in three career races.
Fouaad Mirza turns caretaker to protect equine teammate against virus
Having driven 1800 kms to move his mare into quarantine, Fouaad Mirza is closely monitoring her amid the equine virus outbreak in Germany.
Life Is Good wins San Felipe; Idol takes Big 'Cap
Life Is Good won the $300,000 San Felipe Stakes by eight lengths Saturday for Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert, affirming the 3-year-old colt's status as the West Coast's top Kentucky Derby hopeful.
Equestrian events in Europe off due to herpes
A virulent outbreak of equine herpes in eastern Spain has forced European equestrian events to be canceled across the continent.
Grand National trainer sorry for dead horse photo
Leading Irish race horse trainer Gordon Elliott confirmed that an image circulating on social media of him sitting on a dead horse is genuine and apologised for "any offence caused."
Filly is 5th fatality this year at Golden Gate Fields
A 3-year-old filly died Tuesday during training at Golden Gate Fields, making it the fifth thoroughbred fatality at the Northern California racetrack this year.
Mishriff wins $10 million purse in Saudi Cup
Mishriff powered home to wear down American ace Charlatan on Saturday and win the world's most valuable horse race, the Saudi Cup in Riyadh.
Favorite Concert Tour wins San Vicente Stakes
Concert Tour won the $200,000 San Vicente Stakes by a half-length over Freedom Fighter on Saturday at Santa Anita.
Canani, trainer of 3 Breeders' Cup winners, dies
Julio Canani, who trained three Breeders' Cup winners and thoroughbred racing's 2-year-old Eclipse champion filly in 2004, died Friday after a long illness.
Anti-inflammatory nets fine, Oaks DQ for Baffert
Gamine has been disqualified from a third-place finish in last year's Kentucky Oaks and Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert fined $1,500 after a postrace test showed the filly had an anti-inflammatory in her system.
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