Sam Houston Race Park has canceled live racing through Saturday, Feb. 20, due to continued winter weather, the Houston track announced Feb. 17 via Twitter. Racing on Wednesday had also been canceled.
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Castellano Back in Action at Gulfstream Park
Hall of Fame jockey Javier Castellano returned to action Feb. 17 at Gulfstream Park after sitting out for three months while rehabbing from arthroscopic surgery to clean up some debris in his right leg near the hip.
CTHS to Form Industry Relations Sub-Committee
The Canadian Thoroughbred Horse Society (Ontario Division), Ontario Racing Management and Woodbine Entertainment announced they have reached an agreement which includes the CTHS forming an industry relations sub-committee of its Board of Directors.
Under 20's Claiming Challenge to Return to Belmont Park
The popular Under 20’s Claiming Challenge, which gives modest-size stables the opportunity to compete for cash prizes, will return to Belmont Park for the spring/summer meet that runs from April 22 through July 11.
Black-Type Horses Highlight Wanamaker's Catalog
Wanamaker’s has released the catalogue for their February online auction, which will take place on February 25th.
Trainer Lichoa Sentenced to Three Months in Prison
In a short hearing Feb. 17, a United States District Court judge sentenced Florida-based trainer Alfredo Lichoa to three months in prison for violating money laundering laws.
Greatest Honour to Start Next in Fountain of Youth
Courtlandt Farms’ Holy Bull Stakes (G3) winner Greatest Honour is scheduled to return in the $300,000 Fasig-Tipton Fountain of Youth Stakes (G2) Feb. 27 at Gulfstream Park.
HRI Outlines Plans for All-Weather Track at Tipperary
Horse Racing Ireland boss Brian Kavanagh has outlined plans for the development of a floodlit all-weather track at Tipperary Racecourse.
Weld to Saddle Aga Khan Filly From Family of Harzand
The mile fillies’ maiden at Dundalk Feb. 19 could prove an informative one with several choicely bred runners stepping out, including the Aga Khan’s debuting Harayka.
Channel Maker Looks the Part for Saudi Neom Turf Cup
The Neom Turf Cup will be Channel Maker’s first start since he finished third in the Breeders’ Cup Turf (G1T) at Keeneland Nov. 7.
NYRA Cancels Feb. 18 Aqueduct Card Due to Winter Storm
The New York Racing Association has canceled the Feb. 18 live racing program at Aqueduct Racetrack due to a winter storm forecast to impact the New York metropolitan area throughout the day on Thursday.
Cowan, Mirinaque Carry U.S. Hopes on Saudi Undercard
While American runners bid to dominate the second edition of the $20 million Saudi Cup Feb. 20 and Channel Maker looks tough in the $1.5 million middle-distance Neom Turf Cup, lone runners represent U.S. interests in two other rich races.
Tampa Bay Announces Purse Increase, Moves Turf Showcase
Despite rainy weather, Tampa Bay Downs horsemen and horsewomen are basking in the announcement of a third purse increase this season, which will go into effect with the Feb. 20 card.
Knicks Go, Charlatan Square Off in $20M Saudi Cup
In an era when timing and spacing are the preferred words and horses only run a handful of times a year, it generally takes some extraordinary circumstances to set up a dazzling showdown.
Oaklawn Reschedules Missed Stakes; Adds Days and Races
After losing eight days of racing due to record-breaking winter weather, Oaklawn Park announced Feb. 17 a series of changes to its racing schedule designed to restore as much of the season as possible for the benefit of horsemen.
Keeneland to Welcome Limited Fans for Spring Meet
Keeneland has announced plans to allow a limited number of fans to attend its 2021 Spring Meet, to be held April 2-23.
Forbes Leaves Indelible Mark on New Jersey Racing
The past two and a half weeks have left trainer Pat McBurney with several feelings that have overwhelmed him at times.
Derby Dozen: Mandaloun and Proxy Join the Mix
The 1-2 finishers in the Feb. 13 Risen Star Stakes (G2) at Fair Grounds Race Course are now ranked on the Derby Dozen as the weeks count down on the Road to the Kentucky Derby.
KHRC Awards $14.3M in Incentive Funds to Breeders
It’s payday for many horse breeders in the commonwealth as the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission awards $14.3 million to qualified breeders through the Thoroughbred Breeders’ Incentive Fund.
HHR Bill Could Reach Kentucky Governor's Desk Next Week
Legislation protecting historical horse racing games could be on the Kentucky governor’s desk next week, Gov. Andy Beshear said Feb 16 at the start of a virtual meeting of the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission.