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  • Albarado: Swiss Skydiver ‘Might Be Better Than Last Year’ Ahead Of Apple BlossomAlbarado: Swiss Skydiver ‘Might Be Better Than Last Year’
Ahead Of Apple Blossom
    A lot has changed since jockey Robby Albarado was Oaklawn's leading rider in 1996 and 1997, particularly lately. Oaklawn, as part of a multi-million expansion, is opening a seven-story, 200-room hotel overlooking the first turn. Albarado, who is back in Hot Springs as the regular rider of champion Swiss Skydiver… Read more »
  • Quest Continues For A Blood Test To Identify Horses At Risk For Injury
    A multi-part study by the University of Kentucky to help identify at-risk horses before racing will soon move into its third phase. Gluck Equine Research Center's Dr. Allen Page provided an update on the ongoing research to the Kentucky Equine Drug Research Council last week. The EDRC was key in… Read more »
  • Laobanonaprayer Cuts Back For Sunday’s NYSSS Park AvenueLaobanonaprayer Cuts Back For Sunday’s NYSSS Park
Avenue
    Laobanonaprayer, owned and trained by Danny Velazquez, will cut back in distance for the $200,000 Park Avenue division of the New York Stallion Stakes Series, a 6 1/2-furlong sprint for eligible New York-sired sophomore fillies on Sunday at Aqueduct Racetrack. The Laoban bay finished fourth last out to undefeated Kentucky… Read more »
  • Tizamagician Will Try To Go One Better In Tokyo City CupTizamagician Will Try To Go One Better In Tokyo City
Cup
    Second in last year's renewal, Richard Mandella's talented Tizamagician heads Sunday's Grade 3, $100,000 Tokyo City Cup at Santa Anita. To be contested at the marathon distance of a mile and one half, the Tokyo City has attracted a field of five older horses. A close second early, Tizamagician tired… Read more »
  • Violence Colt Turns in Fastest Breeze on Day 4 at OBS
    Topping the fourth day of workouts at the Ocala Breeders' Sales Spring 2-Year-Olds in Training Sale under tack show April 15 was a speedy of Hill 'n' Dale Farms' Violence who breezed an eighth-mile in :09 4/5.  Read more »
  • State Clears Blackwood Horses Under EHV-1 Quarantine
    Nineteen horses under quarantine have been cleared to resume training. Read more »
  • Master of The Seas Gears Up for Guineas With Craven Win
    Although trainer Charlie Appleby already has top Guineas contender in One Ruler, Master of The Seas made sure he is not to be forgotten about and stamped his own ticket for the Guineas with a three-quarter-length success over La Barrosa. Read more »
  • Laurel Cancels Due to Surface, Pimlico Begins April 22Laurel Cancels Due to Surface, Pimlico Begins April
22
    The operators of Laurel Park announced April 15 the cancellation of racing at the Maryland track April 17-19 due to an ongoing evaluation of the main track. Read more »
  • Russian Camelot to Stand at Widden Stud
    In a tremendous boost to the profile of Widden Stud's expansion into Victoria, the famed Thompson family-owned Thoroughbred nursery will stand Russian Camelot and Doubtland at its new Kerrie base, formerly Sun Stud, this spring. Read more »
  • Cal-Bred Brickyard Ride Tops Short Field In Kona Gold StakesCal-Bred Brickyard Ride Tops Short Field In Kona Gold
Stakes
    Fresh off the best race of his career, the Craig Lewis-trained Brickyard Ride, along with Bob Baffert's multiple stakes winning Ax Man, head Sunday's Grade 3, $100,000 Kona Gold Stakes at Santa Anita. Named for the winner of the Grade 1 Breeders' Cup Sprint and Eclipse Champion Sprinter of the… Read more »
  • Sadler Plans To Work Rock Your World Twice In California Before Shipping To LouisvilleSadler Plans To Work Rock Your World Twice In California
Before Shipping To Louisville
    Trainer John Sadler plans to keep Santa Anita Derby winner Rock Your World in California for as long as possible before shipping East for the Kentucky Derby, he told the Thoroughbred Daily News this week. The 3-year-old son of Candy Ride will work this weekend and the next at Santa Anita,… Read more »
  • Races Cancelled At Laurel Due To Track Conditions; Racing Moved To Pimlico Starting April 22Races Cancelled At Laurel Due To Track Conditions; Racing
Moved To Pimlico Starting April 22
    1/ST RACING and the Maryland Jockey Club announce today that live racing will be cancelled from Saturday April 17 through Monday April 19, due to the ongoing evaluation of the main track surface conditions. As part of regular track maintenance, the Maryland Jockey Club identified on April 14 that the… Read more »
  • EDRC Approves Lab Switch For Kentucky Post-Race Testing
    The Equine Drug Research Council, a committee of the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission, unanimously voted to approve a switch from Industrial Laboratories to a new facility at the University of Kentucky for the state's pre- and post-race drug testing. The UK Equine Analytical Chemistry Lab is overseen by Dr. Scott… Read more »
  • Apr 15, Betting On Horses Just Got Easier
    Betting on horses can be enjoyable and rewarding but you will need a little help along the way Read more »
  • Panadol Out of Kentucky Derby, Field Takes Shape
    Panadol, runner-up in the UAE Derby Sponsored By Emirates NBD (G2) at Meydan March 27, will not travel to compete in the May 1 Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (G1), Churchill Downs announced April 15. Read more »
  • NYRA Replaces Empire 6 Wager With Traditional Pick 6NYRA Replaces Empire 6 Wager With Traditional Pick 6
    The New York Racing Association announced April 15 a return to the traditional Pick 6 wager, featuring a $1 bet minimum, at the upcoming 48-day Belmont Park spring/summer meet. Read more »
  • $1 Million Bonus Offered for Japan-Based Belmont Winner$1 Million Bonus Offered for Japan-Based Belmont
Winner
    The New York Racing Association will again offer a $1 million bonus to the connections of any Japan-based horse who wins the $1.5 million Belmont Stakes (G1) Saturday, June 5, at Belmont Park. Read more »
  • Top Win Contenders in Elkhorn StakesTop Win Contenders in Elkhorn Stakes
    The $200,000, Grade 2  Elkhorn Stakes this Saturday is one of two marathon mile and a half graded stakes during the Keeneland spring meeting. This race is for males and the Bewitch Stakes next week is for females. 10 horses are entered the Elkhorn, and most have top credentials in similar races.… Read more »
  • Dayoutoftheoffice Readies for Return in Eight Belles
    Blazing Meadows Farm and Siena Farm's Dayoutoftheoffice, unraced since a runner-up in the Nov. 6 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (G1) at Keeneland, took a step toward returning to the races April 15 by working five furlongs at Keeneland in 1:01 2/5. Read more »
  • Pucks & Ponies: Stingy Islanders, Looking to Cash at Charles TownPucks & Ponies: Stingy Islanders, Looking to Cash at
Charles Town
    Alright baby, we’ve got a great slate of action to pick from today both on the ice and at the track. We have put the man hours in, done the research, cracked the code, and whittled down our choices. Now sitting here, we are confident. We are assured. We are… Read more »
  • The Basics: How to Bet the Kentucky DerbyThe Basics: How to Bet the Kentucky Derby
    If you’ve landed on this story, you very likely have an interest in betting the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve on May 1 at Churchill Downs but either don’t know how, where, what, or who to bet. Maybe it’s a combination of all four, but we’re here to help.… Read more »
  • $1 Million Bonus Offered To Any Japan-Based Horse Who Wins Belmont Stakes$1 Million Bonus Offered To Any Japan-Based Horse Who Wins
Belmont Stakes
    The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) today announced it will again offer a $1 million bonus to the connections of any Japan-based horse who wins the Grade 1, $1.5 million Belmont Stakes slated for Saturday, June 5 at Belmont Park. The three-day Belmont Stakes Racing Festival from Thursday, June… Read more »
  • Saturday’s Cross Country Pick 5 Features Action From Aqueduct, Keeneland, Oaklawn
    The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) will host a Cross Country Pick 5 on Saturday, April 17 in partnership with Keeneland Race Course and Oaklawn Park. Live coverage will be available with America's Day at the Races on FOX Sports. Free Equibase past performances for the Cross Country Pick… Read more »
  • Breeders’ Cup Runner-Up Dayoutoftheoffice Works Toward 2021 Debut In Eight BellesBreeders’ Cup Runner-Up Dayoutoftheoffice Works Toward 2021
Debut In Eight Belles
    Siena Farm and trainer Tim Hamm's Dayoutoftheoffice, runner-up in last fall's Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (G1) at Keeneland, took another step toward returning to the races Thursday morning by working 5 furlongs in 1:01.40 over the main track labeled good. “It was uneventful and good,” Hamm said of the work… Read more »
  • Australia: Addeybb, Verry Elleegant Rivalry Heats Up On Day Two Of The Championships At RandwickAustralia: Addeybb, Verry Elleegant Rivalry Heats Up On Day
Two Of The Championships At Randwick
    Day Two of “The Championships” at Randwick promises to deliver some unforgettable racing theater, as one of the sport's greatest international rivalries reaches its climax in the $4 million Queen Elizabeth Stakes (G1). Sky Racing World's racing expert Jason Witham will be trackside at Randwick for live crosses to the… Read more »
  • Wagering Insecurity: When Doping And Gambling Are Intertwined
    This is Part 2 of the Thoroughbred Idea Foundation's (TIF) series “Wagering Insecurity.”  Faced with remarkable competitive pressure from the rise of legal sports betting, horse racing is at a crossroads.  Confidence amongst horseplayers and horse owners is essential to the future sustainability of the sport. Efforts to improve the… Read more »
  • Three horses who will excel on Bath’s rattling-fast ground on FridayThree horses who will excel on Bath’s rattling-fast ground
on Friday
    It’s a packed day of action on Friday, with meetings from Ayr, Newbury, Fontwell, Ballinrobe, Bath and Exeter. We’ll have horse racing tips for all the racing, including a NAP of the Day and Lucky 15 tips. I’ll be focusing on Bath, however, who hosts a card headlined by the… Read more »
  • Gulfstream Park: 04-15-2021Gulfstream Park: 04-15-2021
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  • 4/15 Betting Guides - Keeneland, Oaklawn, and Aqueduct4/15 Betting Guides - Keeneland, Oaklawn, and
Aqueduct
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