Women jockeys impressed at this week’s Cheltenham Festival, claiming four wins including an unprecedented two in top-level Grade One races, highlighted by Bryony Frost’s breakthrough triumph on Frodon.
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Al Boum Photo, ridden by Paul Townend, won the Cheltenham Gold Cup on Friday to give trainer Willie Mullins his first victory in the flagship race.
Bryony Frost shed tears of joy when she became the first woman to ride a top-level Grade One Cheltenham Festival winner aboard Frodon in the Ryanair Chase on Thursday.
Santa Anita Park said it would ban the use of drugs and whips during competitions after a horse was euthanized on Thursday following an injury during a training run, the 22nd fatality at the famed Southern California track since Christmas.
British jump jockey Bryony Frost is gearing up for what could be the most exciting week of her career at this week’s Cheltenham Festival but the 23-year-old is well aware that she is always potentially one fall away from ending it – or worse.
Bureau of Land Management offers new incentives to encourage more adoptions of wild horses and burros
As part of the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) effort to find good homes for wild horses and burros removed from public lands, the agency today began offering new financial incentives to encourage qualified people to adopt one or more of the animals.
Santa Anita will open its one-mile main dirt track to limited training on Monday after it was closed for almost a week following the death of 21 horses over two months, officials at the famed Southern California race track said on Saturday.
A big weekend of racing including a test for Kentucky Derby hopefuls will not take place at famed Santa Anita on Saturday as officials seek to find out what led to the deaths of 21 horses at the Southern California track in the last two months.
British jump jockey Bryony Frost is gearing up for what could be the most exciting week of her career at next week’s Cheltenham Festival but the 23-year-old is well aware that she is always potentially one fall away from ending it – or worse.
Santa Anita Park has canceled horse racing indefinitely after the latest in a series of horse fatalities at the renowned track.
Polo players and fans convened at the renowned International Polo Club Palm Beach (IPC), for the annual Lucchese 40-Goal Polo Challenge. The match serves as the marquee fundraising event for the Polo Players Support Group(PPSG) – a 501(c)(3) that provides financial support for seriously injured and ill polo players and grooms.
Mexico is Golden in Winning $290,000 Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ of the United States of America at the Palm Beach Masters Series
A young team from Mexico stunned some of the world’s best to win the $290,000 CSIO5* Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ of the United States of America. The team from Israel took second, and the United States finished third in the culminating competition of the second of three events in the 2019 Palm Beach Masters Series® at Deeridge Farms.
Britain’s horse racing industry was on tenterhooks on Friday following an outbreak of equine flu with next month’s showpiece Cheltenham Festival the focus of attention.
A shutdown in British horse racing due to an outbreak of equine influenza is costing the bookmaking industry tens of millions of pounds, Betfair said on Friday, and could get much worse if the outbreak is prolonged.
Australian trainer Darren Weir faces a four-year suspension from the sport after deciding not to contest charges against him for the possession of equipment used to deliver electric shocks to horses, Racing Victoria (RV) said on Monday.
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.