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Louisiana Downs Announces Return of Super Derby in 2023

“With support of horsemen, Louisiana Downsannounced Aug. 11 the return of Super Derby is being postponed until 2023. The delay allows the track to realize the benefit of adding revenue from the Historical Horse Racing machines, the additional Off Track Betting locations, and sportsbook that will contribute to the purse structure. Additionally, the Shreveport tracck is adding over 100 new slot machines to the casino floor, which will increase slot revenue and further enhance the purse structure.”

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Saratoga's Seventh Race Declared a No Contest - BloodHorse

Saratoga's Seventh Race Declared a No Contest - BloodHorse | Racing News | Scoop.it
The seventh race at Saratoga Race Course July 24 was declared a no contest by the stewards following a bizarre incident during the running of the 1 1/16-mile race on the Inner turf.
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Breeders' Cup Makes Plans for Travel, Quarantine, HISA

“Despite a few regulatory and logistical curveballs, transport and quarantine preparations for the November 4-5 Breeders' Cup World Championships at Keeneland are proceeding on pace and officials say they expect no disruptions.”

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Texas Racing Commission to cut import and export simulcasting July 1 when HISA becomes effective – U.S. Trotting News

Texas Racing Commission to cut import and export simulcasting July 1 when HISA becomes effective – U.S. Trotting News | Racing News | Scoop.it
Share via: More Columbus, OH – According to a J.N. Campbell story on HorseRacing.net, on Monday (June 13) Texas Racing Commission Executive Director Amy Cook issued a letter entitled Approval of Pari-Mutuel Simulcast Wagering Import and Export Request Policy Statement declaring that both the...
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Mo Donegal Wins the Belmont Stakes as Rich Strike Finishes Sixth - The New York Times

Mo Donegal Wins the Belmont Stakes as Rich Strike Finishes Sixth - The New York Times | Racing News | Scoop.it
The favorite at post time, Mo Donegal won by three lengths, becoming the third horse to win a Triple Crown race in 2022. The Kentucky Derby winner Rich Strike was sixth.
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Early Voting wins 147th running of Preakness Stakes

Early Voting wins 147th running of Preakness Stakes | Racing News | Scoop.it
Early Voting, who went off at 5-1, won the 147th running of the Preakness Stakes.
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Kentucky Derby, Oaks Day Competitors Clear Drug Tests - BloodHorse

Kentucky Derby, Oaks Day Competitors Clear Drug Tests - BloodHorse | Racing News | Scoop.it
The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission has received laboratory results from post-race samples taken May 6-7 at Churchill Downs. All samples for both days were cleared, including samples from the Kentucky Oaks (G1) and the Kentucky Derby (G1).
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Midnight Bourbon dies suddenly at 4

Midnight Bourbon dies suddenly at 4 | Racing News | Scoop.it
Midnight Bourbon, one of the top 3-year-olds of 2021, died suddenly Sunday morning in his stall at Churchill Downs after suffering from what his trainer, Steve Asmussen, termed “an acute gastrointestinal situation.”
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Day 1 of ORI Conference Examines Many Topics - BloodHorse

Day 1 of ORI Conference Examines Many Topics - BloodHorse | Racing News | Scoop.it
A bevy of themes developed across Day 1 of the ORI Conference that included security operations at NYRA, the roles of stewards, pool manipulation, the differences between grey and illegal market betting, and the implementation of HISA.
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Groundbreaking of Cumberland Run Harness Track - BloodHorse

Groundbreaking of Cumberland Run Harness Track - BloodHorse | Racing News | Scoop.it
The track is a joint venture between Ron Winchell and Marc Falcone, who are the majority owners of Kentucky Downs, and Keeneland.
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Slow Down Andy Joins Five Others With 10 Kentucky Derby Qualifying Points

Slow Down Andy Joins Five Others With 10 Kentucky Derby Qualifying Points | Racing News | Scoop.it
With his victory over 1-2 favorite Messier in Saturday's Grade 2 Los Alamitos Futurity at Los Alamitos racecourse in Cypress, Calif., Reddam Racing's Slow Down Andy earned 10 qualifying points for the May 7, 2022, Kentucky Derby. The Doug O'Neill-trained colt by Kentucky Derby winner Nyquist joins five others with 10 points each, two points […]
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Medina Spirit Collapses, Dies After Santa Anita Workout

Medina Spirit Collapses, Dies After Santa Anita Workout | Racing News | Scoop.it
This year's Kentucky Derby first-place finisher Medina Spirit collapsed and died after a workout at Santa Anita Park on Monday morning, the California Horse Racing Board's Equine Medical Director Jeff Blea confirmed. Trained by Bob Baffert, the 3-year-old son of Protonico had just completed five furlongs in 1:01.40 in his second work since finishing second […]
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Jockey Miguel Mena Killed In Vehicular Accident

Jockey Miguel Mena Killed In Vehicular Accident | Racing News | Scoop.it
Miguel Mena, one of the winningest jockeys in Churchill Downs history and a two-time winner of the prestigious Stephen Foster Stakes, was killed in a pedestrian accident on westbound I-64 between Blakenbaker Parkway and Hurstbourne Lane in Louisville on Sunday night. He was 34, just days shy of his 35th birthday on Saturday. “This news […]
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Plans in Motion to Bring Racing Back to Massachusetts

“Richard Fields, the former owner of Suffolk Downs, is aiming to get back in the game. Along with Armand Janjigian, a longtime Thoroughbred owner and breeder in Massachusetts, he is planning to develop a new racetrack and restore live racing in the state under the banner of Commonwealth Racing.”

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Amplify Horse Racing Announces Saratoga Programming

Amplify Horse Racing Announces Saratoga Programming | Racing News | Scoop.it
Amplify Horse Racing, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to promoting education and careers in the Thoroughbred industry, has announced the opening of registration for behind-the-scenes educational tours at Saratoga Race Course for youth and young adults, along with additional programming throughout the month of August in Saratoga Springs, NY. On Monday, August 1 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.,
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Honorees Announced for Racing Hall of Fame - BloodHorse

Honorees Announced for Racing Hall of Fame - BloodHorse | Racing News | Scoop.it
Prairie Meadows Racetrack and Casino will induct two highly accomplished horsemen into its Racing Hall of Fame on Saturday, July 9, 2022. The two honorees are Jockey Stormy Smith and Owner and Breeder H. Allen Poindexter.
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New York Gaming Commission rejects appeal of voided claim

New York Gaming Commission rejects appeal of voided claim | Racing News | Scoop.it
The New York Gaming Commission rejected the appeal by the connections of Battalion to have the voided claim of their horse from a May 28 race at Belmont Park overturned.
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Presque Isle, PA HBPA Reach Five-Year Racing Agreement - BloodHorse

Presque Isle, PA HBPA Reach Five-Year Racing Agreement - BloodHorse | Racing News | Scoop.it
A lawyer representing Presque Isle Downs informed the State Racing Commission in Pennsylvania May 31 that a five-year live-racing agreement has been reached between the track and the Pennsylvania Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association.
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Rich Strike will not run in Preakness, awaits Belmont

Rich Strike will not run in Preakness, awaits Belmont | Racing News | Scoop.it
Rich Strike is bypassing the Preakness and will await the Belmont Stakes, owner says.
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Kentucky Derby: Rich Strike, 80-1, hits the big one

Kentucky Derby: Rich Strike, 80-1, hits the big one | Racing News | Scoop.it
In one of the biggest upsets in race history, Rich Strike rallied up the rail to win as an 80-1 shot Saturday in an amazing renewal of the Grade 1, $3 million Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs.
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Denied HHR license, Grants Pass cancels meeting

Denied HHR license, Grants Pass cancels meeting | Racing News | Scoop.it
Grants Pass Downs in Oregon will not conduct a 2022 live race meet, the track announced on Tuesday, citing a recent decision by the state racing commission to deny the track a license to operate historical horse-racing machines.
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Horse racing-Longshot Emblem Road claims shock win in Saudi Cup

Horse racing-Longshot Emblem Road claims shock win in Saudi Cup | Racing News | Scoop.it
Saudi-trained Emblem Road produced a late surge to claim a shock win in the $20 million Saudi Cup in Riyadh.
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Earle Mack to Receive Eclipse Award of Merit - BloodHorse

Earle Mack to Receive Eclipse Award of Merit - BloodHorse | Racing News | Scoop.it
Earle I. Mack, who has burnished a remarkable career serving his country and the Thoroughbred industry through racing, breeding, and philanthropic causes, has been selected to receive the Eclipse Award of Merit.
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Medina Spirit Collapses, Dies After Santa Anita Workout - BloodHorse

Medina Spirit Collapses, Dies After Santa Anita Workout - BloodHorse | Racing News | Scoop.it
Kentucky Derby (G1) winner Medina Spirit died after a Dec. 6 workout at Santa Anita Park, according to California Horse Racing Board equine medical director Jeff Blea.
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2021 Breeders’ Cup goes without Lasix, but not without debate

2021 Breeders’ Cup goes without Lasix, but not without debate | Racing News | Scoop.it
Breeders’ Cup goes without the drug for 1st time, but debate continues.
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