Month: September 2019

2019 Breeders’ Cup General Admission Tickets Now Available

With the 36thBreeders’ Cup World Championships less than 60 days away, Breeders’ Cup announced on Sept. 2 that general admission tickets to the two-day event are now on sale. General Admission tickets to the Breeders’ Cup, held on Nov. 1-2 at Santa Anita Park, include access to the first floor grounds of the facility including…

Racing! Del Mar finishes a successful season – Los Angeles Times

Del Mar Charts Results for Monday, September 2. Copyright 2019 by Equibase Company. Reproduction prohibited. Del Mar Thoroughbred Club, Del Mar, California. All finishes confirmed by Plusmic USA. Official program numbers may not correspond with post position. 36th day of a 36-day meet. Clear & Fast FIRST RACE. 6½ Furlongs. Purse: $36,000. Starter Allowance. Fillies…

Big Bazinga Shows Serious Side In Second Career

Running in five prep races on the 2014 Road to the Kentucky Derby trail, Big Bazinga was a familiar face that Triple Crown prep season, though he never ran in any of the classics. While Big Bazinga never saw stakes company again after finishing fourth in the Grade 1 Toyota Blue Grass Stakes, the gelding…

Safety First: Del Mar Summer Meet Concludes With Zero Racing Fatalities – Horse Racing News – Paulick Report

Higher Power’s victory in the Pacific Classic was a highlight of the seaside track’s summer meet With the national spotlight on equine safety and welfare, the Del Mar Thoroughbred Club concluded its 80th summer meeting today as the safest major racetrack in the United States for the second consecutive year. After introducing a comprehensive series…

Hong Kong season opens smoothly in weekend horse racing – UPI News

Spte. 3 (UPI) — Ghalyyath’s performance Sunday at Baden Baden in Germany raised Godolphin’s hopes for a run at the Prix de l’Arc de Triomphe in a startling highlight of weekend horse racing round the globe. Some potential 2-year-old stars were on display in England and Japan. To sighs of relief all around, Hong Kong’s…

Thoroughbred Makeover Diary: Being Overprepared Never Hurts

This year, America’s Best Racing and the Retired Racehorse Project will be sharing diaries from several trainers preparing for the 2019 Thoroughbred Makeover competition, scheduled for Oct. 2-5 at the Kentucky Horse Park. This week we check back in with Michigan resident and lifelong Thoroughbred lover Jessica Sheidy, who shares an update on Wex’s progress.…