Hall of Fame trainer Lukas recovers from virus
Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas, a four-time Kentucky Derby winner, is recovering after recently testing positive for COVID-19.
Stute, trainer of '86 Preakness winner, dies at 93
Trainer Mel Stute, who won 2,000 races in a career that began in the late 1940s and went until he retired in 2011, died Wednesday at age 93. Stute trained Snow Chief to victory in the 1986 Preakness.
Kentucky Derby scratches general admission
Churchill Downs officials expect that fewer than 23,000 fans will be able to attend next month's rescheduled Kentucky Derby under an updated health and safety plan.
Bettor receives $20,000 in horse-doping lawsuit
Two years after filing a first-of-its-kind lawsuit, a harness-racing bettor has received $20,000 in the settlement of his claims that he was cheated out of his winnings when a doped horse won a race in New Jersey in 2016.
Art Collector gets Derby points with Ellis Park win
Blue Grass winner Art Collector led all the way in winning the $200,000 Ellis Park Derby by 3 1/4 lengths on Sunday and earning 50 qualifying points for next month's Kentucky Derby.
Likely Derby favorite Tiz the Law wins Travers
Belmont winner Tiz the Law won the $1 million Travers Stakes by 5 1/2 lengths at Saratoga.
Ramona Hill just 15th filly to win Hambletonian
Ramona Hill gave owners Michelle and Al Crawford and Brad Grant their second Hambletonian win in three years, taking Saturday's $1 million race in stakes record-tying time.
Hopeful Growth romps to Monmouth Oaks win
Hopeful Growth became a stakes winner Saturday with a four-length victory in the $200,000 Monmouth Oaks at Monmouth Park.
Thousand Words pulls upset to win Shared Belief
Thousand Words upset 1-5 favorite Honor A. P. by three-quarters of a length in the $100,000 Shared Belief Stakes at Del Mar on Saturday, giving trainer Bob Baffert another candidate for next month's Kentucky Derby.
Improbable wins Whitney for Baffert at Saratoga
Improbable won the $750,000 Whitney by two lengths at Saratoga on Saturday, making Bob Baffert the first trainer to notch back-to-back victories in the Grade 1 race for older horses since 1994-95.
Hugh Bowman cops 6-week ban for causing horror fall
Leading jockey Hugh Bowman will miss the start of the Spring Racing Carnival after he was handed a six-week suspension for his involvement in a horror fall at Rosehill Gardens last weekend.
Maximum Security wins first start for Bob Baffert
Maximum Security won the $150,000 San Diego Handicap in a photo finish at Del Mar on Saturday, his first start in five months for new trainer Bob Baffert.
Del Mar riders return after COVID-19 positives
Del Mar's jockey colony returned for the resumption of racing after the track was forced to cancel last weekend after 15 jockeys tested positive for the coronavirus.
Irad Ortiz Jr. rides 5 winners again at Saratoga
Thursday's victories at Saratoga moved Irad Ortiz Jr. into a tie for second in the jockey standings with his brother, Jose.
Authentic wins $1M Haskell Stakes at Monmouth
Authentic gave Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert his record-extending ninth win in the $1 million Haskell Stakes, holding off Ny Traffic at the wire at Monmouth Park on Saturday.
2 horses euthanized after injuries at Los Alamitos
Two horses were euthanized after suffering injuries during weekend races at Los Alamitos.
Saratoga limits size of ownership group at races
The New York Racing Association said the size of an ownership group will be limited to eight people who possess a license per horse to attend races at Saratoga.
Del Mar halts racing after 15 jockeys test positive
In addition to calling off this weekend's racing after 15 jockeys tested positive for coronavirus, Del Mar Thoroughbred Club has now prohibited any jockey who rides elsewhere during the meet from returning to compete at the track.
Baffert suspended 15 days by Arkansas officials
Two-time Triple Crown-winning trainer Bob Baffert has been suspended for 15 days by the Arkansas Racing Commission after two of his horses tested positive for a banned substance.
Banned trainer yanks Kentucky license application
Rick Dutrow, who trained Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner Big Brown and is serving a 10-year suspension from New York racing authorities, has withdrawn his application for a license in Kentucky.
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