Whitmore preparing for second career as stable pony

Oaklawn Park’s barn notes authored by Robert Yates (Coady Photography photo of Whitmore winning Oaklawn’s 2020 Count Fleet Stakes), with Kentucky horsemen, horses prominent: Whitmore won Oaklawn’s Hot Springs Stakes for older sprinters a record four times and if the feisty 8-year-old gelding cooperates, he’ll be leading the field again in 2022. Whitmore has returned to Arkansas, but instead of […] Continue Reading

Turnerloose heads Jessamine; 11 invited to QEII Challenge Cup

Today’s Keeneland media notes penned by the track’s publicity department (Coady Photography photo above of Turnerloose taking Kentucky Downs’ $500,000 Aristocrat Juvenile Fillies under Florent Geroux. UNDEFEATED TURNERLOOSE HEADS OVERFLOW FIELD FOR JPMORGAN CHASE JESSAMINE ELEVEN FILLIES INVITED TO QUEEN ELIZABETH II CHALLENGE CUP PRESENTED BY DIXIANA DREAM SEASON CONTINUES FOR ARRIAGADA AND ESTILO TALENTOSO BREEDERS’ CUP CHALLENGE PICK 6 […] Continue Reading

Reeves hoping Tax can provide Pegasus breakthrough

From Gulfstream Park’s publicity department (Photo: Left to right – Randy Hill, trainer Danny Gargan and Dean Reaves. Coglianese Photos) Video: Danny Gargan interview HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – No owners have supported Gulfstream Park’s Pegasus World Cup Championship Invitational program more than Reeves Thoroughbred Racing and R.A. Hill Stable. With Tax in Saturday’s $3 million Pegasus World Cup (G1) for the […] Continue Reading

Retired Racehorse Project offering free online horse listings during COVID-19 crisis

Message from the National HBPA: The Retired Racehorse Project has temporarily made its online Horse Listings of thoroughbreds free for all to use during the COVID-19 crisis, with recent track closures and cancellation of race meets across North America. With recent track closures and cancellation of race meets across North America in the face of the COVID-19 outbreak, some horsemen […] Continue Reading

Donna Brothers to deliver keynote speech at HBPA Convention

A National HBPA press release: LEXINGTON, Ky. (Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019) — Donna Barton Brothers — the accomplished jockey who has become even more prominent as an award-winning racing analyst for NBC Sports, advocate for responsible equine welfare and author — will be the keynote speaker at the National HBPA’s annual convention in March. “Donna is exactly the type of […] Continue Reading

National HBPA Convention Wednesday highlights: We can’t settle for status quo

Video: Thoroughbred Idea Foundation as keynote panel Video: Accessing Our Industry’s Stats into the Future CLEARWATER BEACH, Fla. — To grow its consumer base and revenue, horse racing must change the way it does business — including giving away free past-performance information that horseplayers use to handicap before placing bets. That belief was expressed repeatedly throughout Wednesday’s first day of […] Continue Reading