Horsemen At Mahoning Valley Told To Vacate Stables, Dorms By April 7
Horsemen at Mahoning Valley were notified on Monday morning that the racetrack's barns, racing surface and dormitories must be emptied by April 7 at midnight due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. An internal email circulated to track employees stated the track security will […]
Bloodlines Presented By Mill Ridge Farm: Tiz The Law Forwards Constitution’s Bid As Tapit’s Best Son At Stud
When Tiz the Law (by Constitution) put away the competition and strode home a winner in the 2020 Florida Derby, the white-faced bay placed himself at the top of the classic prospects in the East and at the top of all racers for his sire, a son of Tapit whose first crop is […]
Grounded Planes in Australia Strand Horses in Limbo
International Racehorse Transport is working with domestic and overseas authorities in a bid to develop protocols that would allow equine flights to restart during the coronavirus pandemic that has seen air travel cease.
Tiz the Law Retakes Lead in NTRA Top 3-Year-Old Poll
After slipping to the No. 2 spot in the poll behind undefeated Authentic the last couple weeks, Tiz the Law moved back out front with 35 first-place votes and 389 points on the strength of his 4 1/4-length victory in the Curlin Florida Derby (G1).
“The Pressbox’s” Ky Derby Rankings: The “Baffert Bunch” Still The One-Two-Threes to Beat
(Bob Baffert / Photo by Holly M. Smith) The "Baffert Bunch" is what I like to call them. There is Authentic -- the winner of the G2 San Felipe Stakes and the likely favorite for this year's Santa Anita Derby if the city officials allow Santa Anita to resume racing any time […]
“The Pressbox’s” Horse Of The Day: Through the Eyes & Lens of Our Very Own Holly M. Smith
(The great American Pharoah / All Photos by Holly M. Smith) Editor's Note: There is absolutely no doubt. The great American Pharoah captured the hearts and souls of the Thoroughbred racing world. With every win, he won lots of money, but even more fans and fame. With each […]