Preakness considers move to 4 weeks after Derby
Preakness Stakes officials are mulling moving to four weeks after the Kentucky Derby, which would affect the traditional 5-week Triple Crown timeline.
Filly euthanized after racing incident at Saratoga
A 4-year-old filly, Ever Summer, broke down in the fourth race at Saratoga and was euthanized on Sunday, the second consecutive day a racing death occurred at the famous track in upstate New York.
Parcells' filly euthanized after collapsing at wire
Maple Leaf Mel was drawing away from the field when she injured her right front leg and stumbled just before the finish line in Saturday's Test at Saratoga. She was later euthanized.
Churchill Downs to install new safety measures
Churchill Downs will implement new safety measures including new track surface maintenance equipment and additional monitoring following a spate of horse deaths.
Churchill Downs: No surface changes post-return
Racing will resume at Churchill Downs in September, with no changes being made after a review of surfaces and safety protocols in the wake of 12 horse deaths.
Maximum Security's trainer gets 4 years in prison
The trainer of racehorse champion Maximum Security was sentenced to four years in prison on Wednesday for his role in a widespread international scheme to drug horses to make them race faster.
Golden Gate Fields racetrack to close in fall
Golden Gate Fields will permanently close after its final racing date later this year at the San Francisco Bay area horse track.
Funny Cide, 2003 Derby, Preakness winner, dies
Funny Cide, the "Gutsy Gelding" who became a fan favorite after winning the Kentucky Derby and Preakness in 2003, has died from complications of colic at age 23.
Churchill Downs extends Baffert ban through '24
In a statement, Churchill Downs said Bob Baffert continues to peddle false narratives about Medina Spirit's failed drug test. The company went on to say it will reevaluate Baffert's status after 2024.
Belmont Park cancels racing over poor air quality
Belmont Park canceled its thoroughbred racing card on Friday because of poor air quality caused by wildfires in Canada.
2nd horse dies in 24 hours after Belmont Stakes
Mashnee Girl suffered an injury in the first race Sunday at Belmont Park and was euthanized, becoming the second fatality in 24 hours at the track since the Belmont Stakes.
Horse euthanized after injury in 13th at Belmont
A horse in the race following the $1.5 million Belmont Stakes had to be euthanized after an injury on the track.
Arcangelo wins Belmont; 1st win for woman trainer
Arcangelo crossed the finish line first in the Belmont Stakes, making Jena Antonucci the first woman trainer to win the race.
Belmont Park reopens after air quality improves
Live racing will resume at Belmont Park on Friday following significant improvement in air-quality conditions in the state, the New York Racing Association announced.
Belmont calls off racing, Nats ppd. due to smoke
Racing at Belmont Park was canceled and the Nationals' home game against the Diamondbacks was postponed Thursday because of poor air quality from wildfires in Canada.
Forte slight favorite heading into Belmont Stakes
Forte enters his first Triple Crown race as the slight 5-2 favorite to win the Belmont Stakes. Forte, last year's 2-year-old champion, will start in the No. 6 post.
Churchill Downs slate relocated after 12 deaths
Churchill Downs will suspend racing and move the remainder of its spring meet to Ellis Park to conduct a review of safety and surface protocols in the wake of 12 horse fatalities over the past month.
6-year-old horse dies at Belmont Park after injury
Chaysenbryn, a 6-year-old horse, died Thursday after suffering a right-leg injury during a race at Belmont Park ahead of next week's Triple Crown finale.
Churchill Downs to enact new safety measures
Churchill Downs is implementing new safety measures and ineligibility standards in the wake of the recent deaths of 12 horses at the home of the Kentucky Derby.
HISA: Churchill Downs would consider pause
The head of horse racing's oversight authority believes Churchill Downs would accept a recommendation to pause racing if necessary as an emergency summit convenes to examine the deaths of 12 horses over the past month at the home of the Kentucky Derby.
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