Horse dies at Belmont Park after sustaining injury during race ahead of next week’s Triple Crown finale
A horse died following a race at Belmont Park after sustaining an injury Thursday ahead of next week’s Triple Crown finale.
Posted: June 3, 2023, 9:19 pm
A string of race horse deaths has prompted fabled Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kent., to suspend its racing operations beginning June 7, as reported by Deadline. The suspension will continue throughout the Spring Meet schedule, according to a release from the racetrack. In the last month, 12 horses died at the home of the Kentucky Derby. […]
Posted: June 3, 2023, 3:14 pm
Surrey Police have preempted plans by the Animal Rising group to disrupt the Epsom Derby by making 19 arrests on the morning of the race.
Posted: June 3, 2023, 2:20 pm
The late Lester Piggott was so successful in the Epsom Derby that he became synonymous with the world’s greatest Flat race. That was last century, but when we look back on this year’s edition it is perhaps a trainer whose deeds will be most celebrated.
Posted: June 3, 2023, 2:08 pm
Auguste Rodin gave trainer Aidan O'Brien a record-extending ninth English Derby win by swooping for victory inside the final furlong at Epsom on Saturday.The result meant jockey Frankie Dettori, riding Arrest, was denied victory in his final Derby before retirement.
Posted: June 3, 2023, 2:00 pm
Auguste Rodin won the Derby at Epsom on Saturday as Aidan O'Brien extended his record for wins by a trainer in the English Classic to nine races.Victory came after the horse's hugely disappointing display when sent off favourite last month in another English Classics race, the 2,000 Guineas at Newmarket.
Posted: June 3, 2023, 1:25 pm
The biggest race of the British Flat season, the Epsom Derby, takes place this afternoon.
Posted: June 3, 2023, 11:37 am
The Derby is a race for three-year-old colts and fillies, run over one mile, four furlongs and 10 yards on Epsom Downs, a particularly undulating course with a pronounced slope towards the rails on the home straight.
Posted: June 3, 2023, 10:57 am
Last month, protest group Animal Rising issued a call for volunteers to help disrupt the event by entering the track. Surrey Police made 19 arrests in the build-up to the race, with a further 12 arrested at the racecourse "in connection with planned criminal activity". Animal Rising shared a video of the protester being detained on Twitter, claiming that the individual was a supporter of the group.
Posted: June 3, 2023, 10:53 am
Churchill Downs, home of the famed Kentucky Derby, will suspend racing at the conclusion of this weekend's competition to examine safety measures after 12 horse deaths in the past month, officials said Friday.Mage won the Kentucky Derby on May 6, capping a disturbing week at Churchill Downs where seven horses died within 10 days -- two of them euthanized after they were injured in support races on Derby day.
Posted: June 3, 2023, 2:02 am
Churchill Downs will suspend racing and move the remainder of its spring meet in order to conduct a “top-to-bottom” review of safety and surface protocols.
Posted: June 2, 2023, 10:39 pm
Churchill Downs to suspend all racing operations to further evaluate safety measures amid increase in horse deaths
The owner of Churchill Downs, the racetrack that hosts the Kentucky Derby, is set to temporarily suspend all racing operations at its legendary namesake track to review protocols in the wake of a series of horse deaths, the company announced Friday.
Posted: June 2, 2023, 10:37 pm
This weekend's races will go ahead as scheduled and the remainder of the meet will be relocated to Ellis Park in Henderson, Kentucky. Investigations by the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority (HISA), Churchill Downs and the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission have yet to identify a reason for the spike in equine fatalities, which overshadowed last month's Kentucky Derby. HISA's track surface expert submitted his review of the racing surface at Churchill Downs earlier on Friday and found there were "no primary areas for concern" and that it was consistent with previous years.
Posted: June 2, 2023, 10:34 pm
In a statement, CDI said the move was made due to an "unusual number of horse injuries over the previous month resulting in 12 equine fatalities."
Posted: June 2, 2023, 10:04 pm
The legendary home of the Kentucky Derby moves the remainder of its meet to Ellis Park after 12 horses die on the track since April 27.
Posted: June 2, 2023, 9:54 pm
After 12 deaths at track and emergency meetings over the safety of the horses, Churchill Downs will move the rest of its Spring Meet to Ellis Park.
Posted: June 2, 2023, 8:52 pm
A 6-year-old horse died after being injured in a race at Belmont Park ahead of next week’s Triple Crown finale in New York. Chaysenbryn injured his right front leg nearing the quarter pole in Thursday’s third race. Trained by Rudy Rodriguez, Chaysenbryn had six wins in 25 career starts and earnings of $212,530, according to Equibase, the industry database.
Posted: June 2, 2023, 5:34 pm
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Posted: June 2, 2023, 9:30 am
Nijinsky, Shergar and Sea the Stars are among the great horses to have won the Epsom Derby, the 'blue riband' of flat racing."It's great to go there with a horse that's got a chance and it's very exciting."
Posted: June 2, 2023, 4:23 am
Churchill Downs, home racetrack of the Kentucky Derby, announced new safety measures on Thursday following 12 recent equine deaths, including limiting horses to four starts in eight weeks.Horses beaten by more than 12 lengths in five consecutive starts will be ineligible to race at Churchill Downs until approved to return by the track's equine medical director.
Posted: June 2, 2023, 12:44 am
Churchill Downs, host of the famed Triple Crown horse race the Kentucky Derby, announced new safety initiatives as an ongoing investigation continues into a series of horse deaths at the track.
Posted: June 1, 2023, 10:31 pm
Churchill Downs released Thursday one of two expected announcements on track safety at the famed horse-racing track.
Posted: June 1, 2023, 8:02 pm
Horse racing’s oversight authority and Churchill Downs have each announced additional safety and health measures in the wake of 12 recent deaths since late April at the home of the Kentucky Derby. The Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority (HISA) will conduct additional post-entry screening of horses to identify those at increased risk for injury. Earlier Thursday, Churchill Downs announced it would immediately limit horses to four starts during a rolling eight-week period and impose ineligibility standards for poor performers.
Posted: June 1, 2023, 7:02 pm
After serving a 10-year suspension, Rick Dutrow recently returned to training and has run races in New York. His Kentucky trainer's license was reinstated Tuesday.
Posted: May 31, 2023, 5:47 pm
The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission has reached out to the California Horse Racing Board for help in the spike of recent horse deaths at Churchill Downs.
Posted: May 30, 2023, 11:33 pm
The Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority opened a probe into the string of deaths at Churchill Downs after two more horses were euthanized.
Posted: May 30, 2023, 10:32 pm
Frank Sumpter has spent the past few weeks reflecting on Wild On Ice’s remarkable journey to somehow work through his grief over the horse’s catastrophic injury just nine days before he was supposed to race in the Kentucky Derby. “I felt that if heaven felt like this, I can’t wait to get to heaven, you know?” the Texas owner and trainer said of his colt, who was euthanized after a pre-Derby workout at Churchill Downs on April 27. The numbers suggest that horse racing is the safest it has been for the animals since at least 2009.
Posted: May 30, 2023, 12:33 pm
Horse racing regulatory officials call ‘emergency summit’ following 12 horse deaths at Churchill Downs
Horse racing regulatory and safety officials as well as representatives from Churchill Downs will gather in an emergency meeting Tuesday following a tragic series of horse deaths at the famed home of the Kentucky Derby over the span of two months.
Posted: May 30, 2023, 5:11 am
Bob Baffert wins the Hollywood Gold Cup for a record ninth time with Defunded, but a spike in horse racing deaths remains a problem for the sport.
Posted: May 30, 2023, 2:57 am
Ruidoso Derby qualifier Ivory Senator has died, cause of death not known at this time
Posted: May 29, 2023, 8:29 pm
The Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority has called an emergency veterinary summit for May 30 in light of 12 horse deaths at Churchill Downs.
Posted: May 29, 2023, 6:37 pm
20 horses qualified for the Ruidoso Futurity and Derby finals at Ruidoso Downs Race Track and Casino. The finals are June 10-11
Posted: May 29, 2023, 11:01 am
Churchill Downs, home of the Kentucky Derby, says it is “troubled” by the recent spate of horse deaths after racetrack officials on Saturday announced two more horses were put down.
Posted: May 28, 2023, 3:14 am
Forte, the early Kentucky Derby favorite who was scratched on the day of the race, worked out in preparation for a possible start in the Belmont Stakes on June 10.
Posted: May 27, 2023, 7:14 pm
The horse death toll at Churchill Downs grew to 12 in the last month when Kimberley Dream, a 7-year-old mare, died on the track in the first race Saturday.
Posted: May 27, 2023, 1:09 am
A federal court in Kentucky has rejected the final remaining claim in a lawsuit brought by Hall of Fame horse trainer Bob Baffert against the company that runs the Kentucky Derby, according to court filings.
Posted: May 25, 2023, 9:32 pm
What you need to know about the possible field for the 2023 Belmont Stakes, which could include Forte and Preakness Stakes winner National Treasure.
Posted: May 25, 2023, 9:02 am
The lawmakers want the necropsy results from the horses that died at Churchill Downs and a comprehensive report be made public.
Posted: May 23, 2023, 11:29 pm
The annual spring and summer horse racing meet at Ruidoso Downs Race Track and Casino begins on Friday with trials for the Ruidoso Futurity
Posted: May 23, 2023, 11:01 am
Horse racing industry needs to embrace Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority’s Anti-Doping and Medication Control program's measures to survive.
Posted: May 23, 2023, 9:25 am
John Magnier, “The Boss” of Coolmore Stud in Ireland, and I have one thing in common; we are both captivated by the Derby. But for the record, he has won it 11 times and I have won only the race after it, a run-of-the-mill handicap, once.
Posted: May 22, 2023, 7:30 am
The Jockey Club have promised to employ "robust" security measures for the Epsom Derby after animal rights protesters said they would target the event.
Posted: May 21, 2023, 5:07 pm
Bob Baffert said 2023 Preakness Stakes winner National Treasure, Arabian Lion and Reincarnate are all under consideration for June's Belmont Stakes.
Posted: May 21, 2023, 4:44 pm
The third and final jewel of the Triple Crown series is next. Heres what to know about the 155th Belmont Stakes in June.
Posted: May 21, 2023, 2:00 am
After 2-year ban from the Kentucky Derby, Bob Baffert returning to Triple Crown winners’ circle was the best bet in sports, columnist Dan Wolken writes.
Posted: May 21, 2023, 1:14 am
Fox’s first crack at broadcasting the Belmont Stakes won’t carry any Triple Crown-sweeping implications, as Kentucky Derby winner Mage on Saturday failed to win the second leg of thoroughbred racing’s storied three-race series. Coming out of the gate as a 7/5 favorite, Mage finished third in the Preakness Stakes behind Bob Baffert’s National Treasure (5/2) […]
Posted: May 21, 2023, 1:08 am
Bob Baffert's National Treasure won the 2023 Preakness Stakes, beating out Blazing Sevens and Kentucky Derby winner Mage.
Posted: May 21, 2023, 12:44 am
National Treasure won the 2023 Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore Saturday evening.
Posted: May 21, 2023, 12:32 am
Hours after having to euthanize a horse following an on-track injury, trainer Bob Baffert earned his record eighth Preakness win with National Treasure.
Posted: May 20, 2023, 11:57 pm
National Treasure trainer Bob Baffert talks about the highs and lows he experienced at Pimlico after winning the Preakness Stakes.
Posted: May 20, 2023, 11:43 pm
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