Songforjohnmichael rallied in the stretch to win the $58,000 feature by 6 1/4lengths on Friday at Santa Anita. Ridden by Joe Talamo, Songforjohnmichael ran 1 1/4 miles in 2:02.16 and paid $6.20, $4.20 and $2.80. Image of Joplin returned $17.60 and $7.80, while 2-1 favorite Valley Cat was another two lengths back in third and paid $2.40 to show. Songforjohnmichael gave Talamo his third win of the day.
Posted: October 25, 2014, 1:28 am
NEW YORK (AP) -- Associate rolled to an easy win against three rivals on Friday in the $80,750 allowance feature at Belmont Park.
Posted: October 24, 2014, 11:20 pm
ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) -- Hall of Fame jockey Kent Desormeaux plans to resumes riding Sunday, exactly a month after he broke five ribs and bruised his lung in a pre-race accident.
Posted: October 23, 2014, 8:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Love and Marriage rallied in the slop to nip Get Gorgeous by a head on Wednesday in the $75,460 allowance feature for fillies and mares at Belmont Park.
Posted: October 22, 2014, 10:22 pm
ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) -- Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome and undefeated Shared Belief will face off in the $5 million Breeders' Cup Classic next week, with Belmont Stakes winner Tonalist also in the overcrowded field.
Posted: October 22, 2014, 4:32 pm
* Japanese stayer confirmed for world's richest handicap * Saddled with top weight of 58.5 kg after Caulfield win (Updates with confirmation from organisers) MELBOURNE, Oct 20 (Reuters) - Connections of Japanese stayer Admire Rakti have confirmed the seven-year-old stallion will run in the A$6.2 million ($5.44 million) Melbourne Cup despite being penalised an extra half-kilogramme for winning the leadup Caulfield Cup on Sunday. ...
Posted: October 20, 2014, 9:04 am
ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) -- Red Outlaw improved to 6-0 with a 2 1/2-length victory in the $75,000 Uniformity Stakes for 2-year-olds on Sunday at Santa Anita.
Posted: October 20, 2014, 12:28 am
TORONTO (AP) -- British-bred Hillstar won the $1 million Pattison Canadian International, beating Big Blue Kitten by three-quarters of a length Sunday at Woodbine.
Posted: October 19, 2014, 11:10 pm
ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) -- Two-time Eclipse Award-winning filly Beholder is out of the Breeders' Cup.
Posted: October 19, 2014, 10:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- North Slope held off Slumber by a neck Sunday in the $100,000 Bowl Game Stakes on the turf at Belmont Park.
Posted: October 19, 2014, 10:02 pm
ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) -- Boozer led all the way to win the $100,000 California Flag Handicap by 2 1/2 lengths Saturday at Santa Anita.
Posted: October 18, 2014, 11:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Effinex pulled a 17-1 upset in the $300,000 Empire Classic Handicap, the richest race on Belmont Park's Saturday program devoted to New York breds.
Posted: October 18, 2014, 9:44 pm
ASCOT, England (AP) -- Noble Mission matched the achievement of his illustrious brother Frankel by winning the Champions Stakes, the feature race of the British Champions Day at Ascot that marked the end of the European flat-racing season on Saturday.
Posted: October 18, 2014, 6:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Holiday's Jewel split horses in deep stretch to win the $77,000 allowance feature for fillies and mares Friday at Belmont Park.
Posted: October 17, 2014, 9:46 pm
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Investigators have found no wrongdoing by jockeys in this week's death of a 17- year-old apprentice jockey riding at an Indiana horse track.
Posted: October 17, 2014, 6:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- Santa Elf rallied from last to beat Celebrated Talent by 2 1/4 lengths Thursday in the $77,000 allowance feature at Belmont Park.
Posted: October 16, 2014, 9:15 pm
LONDON (Reuters) - Six-times British champion jockey Kieren Fallon is looking to continue his career in the United States, he said on Thursday. The 49-year-old Irishman, who has won three Epsom derbies and five 2,000 Guineas including this year's race on Night of Thunder, is widely regarded as one of the greatest flat-racing jockeys of his generation. "I’d like to go back to California, which I intend doing in the next couple of weeks just to try and get the buzz back again," Fallon told the British champions Series website. ...
Posted: October 16, 2014, 8:59 pm
ADELAIDE, Australia (AP) -- Apprentice jockey Caitlin Forrest died on Wednesday after a fall at Murray Bridge race course near Adelaide, the second female jockey to die this week in Australia.
Posted: October 16, 2014, 12:58 am
A 17-year-old apprentice jockey considered to be a rising star in horse racing died from head injuries sustained in a riding accident at an Indiana track.
Posted: October 15, 2014, 6:03 pm
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- The owner of Colonial Downs has surrendered his license to operate Virginia's only thoroughbred race track and says he'll close the turf oval on Nov. 1 amid a dispute with horse owners and trainers.
Posted: October 15, 2014, 5:58 pm