Two further racehorses have died since Friday at Santa Anita Park following a spate of 23 other equine deaths at the Southern California venue since December, multiple media have reported.
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Trainer Mark Casse said Preakness Stakes winner War of Will is likely to race in the Belmont Stakes on June 8, even though the Triple Crown is not at stake.
War of Will, running along the rail, won the Preakness Stakes at Baltimore’s Pimlico Race Course on Saturday.
A three-year-old filly collapsed and died after racing at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore on Friday, a day before the Preakness Stakes.
The owner of Maximum Security, the bay colt that finished first in the Kentucky Derby two weeks ago but was later disqualified, is so confident in his horse that he issued a $20 million challenge to several rivals on Friday.
Favored Improbable will seek to give trainer Bob Baffert a record eighth Preakness Stakes victory on Saturday in a race void of Triple Crown excitement.
Luis Saez formally filed an appeal of his 15-day suspension for a disqualifying ride in the Kentucky Derby atop Maximum Security.
Maximum Security jockey Luis Saez was suspended 15 days by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission on Monday for his controversial ride in the Kentucky Derby.
Kentucky Derby winner Country House will not run in this month’s Preakness Stakes in Baltimore, Pimlico Race Course said on Tuesday, ruling out the prospect of a Triple Crown this year.
The owner of Maximum Security said he would file an appeal with the state racing commission
The owner of disqualified Kentucky Derby winner Maximum Security on Sunday denied his horse had interfered with the declared winner and said it was unlikely the horse would run in the May 18 Preakness,
Unbeaten Maximum Security won the 145th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs over a sloppy track in rainy Louisville on Saturday.
The Kentucky Derby is the first step toward Triple Crown glory and this year’s “Run for the Roses” is more wide open than it has been in years after race favorite Omaha Beach was scratched due to injury.
Haikal joined morning-line favorite Omaha Beach as an official scratch for the 144th Kentucky Derby on Saturday.
Larry Collmus has called American horse racing’s Triple Crown for NBC since 2011, but he is probably best known for what would have remained an obscure race if not for a confluence of factors that set in motion what became a viral video.
The epiglottis is triangular-shaped cartilage at the base of the airway just in front of the arytenoids cartilages that cover the airway during swallowing, according to a press release from Churchill Downs.
Canadian Ian Millar announced his retirement from international showjumping on Wednesday following an illustrious career during which he set a record by becoming the first athlete in any sport to compete at 10 Olympic Games.
Omaha Beach drew the No. 12 post position for the Kentucky Derby on Saturday and was installed as a 4-1 betting favorite.
Australian police raided the stables of Melbourne Cup-winning trainer Darren Weir on Wednesday as part of an ongoing investigation into corruption and the possible use of electric-shock devices on horses.