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  • Galileo’s Filly Fetches Record Price

    Retired to stud in October 2001, the racehorse Galileo continues to make the news from time to time, the most recent being related to the price tag of a filly he sired. The as yet unnamed filly ...

  • Jockey Gary Stevens Continues Winning Streak

    Hall of Fame jockey Gary Stevens added five victories to his already impressive string of achievements this past weekend at Santa Anita. He started off on Saturday riding All for Us to victory ...

  • Canadian HOA Inductee Sid Attard

    Having received his training license in 1977, Sid Attard can add Canadian Hall of Fame inductee to his list of achievements and honors in his long and illustrious career in Canadian horse ...

  • Harness Racing Highlights

    The history of standardbred horses in North America can be traced back to the English thoroughbred stallion by the name of Messenger which was brought to the United States in 1788 as a racehorse ...

  • Russell Baze: The Winningest Jockey

    As the jockey holding the record for the most wins in the history of North American horse racing, Russell Baze is the focus of a recent in-depth profile by the New York Times. Entitled simply ...

  • NYRA to Host Introduction to Racehorse Ownership

    In an effort to boost the current number of racehorse owners, the New York Racing Association will be hosting a "New Owners Luncheon" at Saratoga Race Course on August 18. The event will be ...

  • Saratoga Celebrates 150 Years of Racing Action

    Saratoga Race Course is celebrating its 150th anniversary this season, and there is plenty of racing action lined up for horse racing enthusiasts during the forty day meet which starts on Friday ...

  • Gulfstream, Calder Clash Over Race Dates

    Gulfstream Park racecourse broke its 75-year tradition as a winter-only horseracing venue when its summer meet kicked off on July 1, 2013. The occasion was also the latest event in what has come ...

  • Jockey James Doyle Claims Triple Victory at Ascot

    Jockey James Doyle is in the spotlight after his fantastic performances on day two of the Royal Ascot where he rode Al Kazeen to victory in the Group One Prince of Wales' Stakes, took first ...

  • Hollywood Park Racetrack to Close

    Located in Inglewood, California, Hollywood Park Racetrack was designed by well-known racetrack architect Arthur Froehlich, and was opened by the Hollywood Turf Club in 1938. At the time of its ...

  • France to Host Purebred Arabian Conference

    Set to take place on 6-8 June 2013 at the Pierre Baudis Center in Toulouse, France, the World Arabian Horse Racing Conference will be attended by a significant number of influential individuals ...

  • Program to Boost NJ Standardbred Breeding

    The New Jersey Assembly Regulatory Oversight and Gaming Committee earlier this week approved Assemblyman Ronald S. Dancer's proposal to increase the number of standardbred horses in the state of ...