Hall of Fame jockey Kent Desormeaux was taken to a hospital after he was unseated in the post parade for the eighth race at Santa Anita Park Sept. 28 and was subsequently kicked in his chest.
ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Hall of Fame jockey Kent Desormeaux was taken to the hospital after being unseated during the post parade and getting kicked in the chest before a race at Santa Anita on Sunday.
Stuck wide every step of the way, odds-on choice Shared Belief stayed unbeaten in seven starts with a head victory over a game Fed Biz in the $300,000 Awesome Again Stakes Sept. 27 at Santa Anita Park.
NEW YORK (AP) — Tonalist won the $1 million Jockey Club Gold Cup on Saturday at Belmont Park.
Undefeated Shared Belief looms a heavy favorite as he heads a field of eight in the $300,000 Awesome Again Stakes (gr. I) at 1 1/8 miles Sept. 27 at Santa Anita Park.
Three Chimneys Farm has purchased a 50% interest in Palace Malice and the multiple Grade 1 winner could go back into training in 2015, according to an announcement from Dogwood president Cot Campbell. He will ultimately enter stud at Three Chimneys, near
Two-time Pacer of the Year Captaintreacherous has been retired. Last season, Captaintreacherous won 13 of 16 races and $2.05 million on his way to his second Pacer of the Year honor. This season, he won two of seven starts and was scratched from the Canadian Pacing Derby in August. Trainer Tony Alagna said Monday the horse ”hasn’t been himself” for several weeks and has been fighting a respiratory bug.
Will Take Charge, last year’s 3-year-old male champion and Horse of the Year finalist, has been retired from racing. He will take up stud duty for the 2015 season at Three Chimneys Farm near Midway, Ky.
NEW YORK (AP) — Saratoga Heater and Temper Mint Patty rolled to easy wins Sunday in $150,000 stakes for New York-bred 2-year-olds over the muddy track at Belmont Park on Sunday.
Bayern won the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby on Saturday at Parx Racing, and Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome finished sixth in the seven-horse field.
ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Santa Anita will add two extra racing dates to its upcoming fall meet, which begins on Sept. 26.
Game On Dude, the only horse ever to win three runnings of the Santa Anita Handicap, has been retired after compiling earnings of nearly $6.5 million, trainer Bob Baffert announced Sept. 18.
LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. (AP) — Global Hottie returned from a 10-month break to win the $46,750 feature for California-bred fillies and mares by 3 1/2 lengths at Los Alamitos on Thursday.
NEW YORK (AP) — Kenzadargent, the 2-5 favorite, easily won the $78,400 allowance feature for fillies and mares at Belmont Park on Wednesday.
California Chrome, winner of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands and Preakness Stakes, will break from the rail in the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby Sept. 20 at Parx Racing, not exactly the most ideal draw for the even-money morning-line favorite.
LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. (AP) — Wake Up Nick rallied to win the $103,900 Barretts Juvenile by 2 3/4 lengths, improving to 5-0 at Los Alamitos on Sunday.
Third in last year’s Ricoh Woodbine Mile behind Wise Dan, British invader Trade Storm came from off the pace to claim the top prize over Kaigun on the turf at the Toronto-area track Sept. 14.
OCEANPORT, N.J. (AP) — War Correspondent took the lead on the far turn and drew off in the stretch to score an easy win in the $37,800 allowance feature at Monmouth Park on Saturday, beating Sharp Omar by four lengths.
In his final work before he resumes racing in the upcoming $1 million Pennsylvania Derby, 2014 dual classic winner California Chrome drilled six furlongs handily in 1:13 ⅘ the morning of Sept. 13 at Los Alamitos.
Kaigun, winner of the Play the King Stakes in his first graded score for trainer Mark Casse, heads a field of 11 as the 5-2 favorite for the $1 million Ricoh Woodbine Mile Sept. 14 at Woodbine.
LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. (AP) — Pearl de Vere rallied to win the $47,854 feature by 1¼ lengths, giving apprentice jockey Drayden Van Dyke one of his two victories at Los Alamitos on Thursday.
NEW YORK (AP) — La Madrina and jockey Javier Castellano beat Expression by three lengths on Wednesday in the $78,400 allowance feature for fillies and mares at Belmont Park.
Following in the footsteps of Zagora and Alterite comes Xcellence, as owner Martin Schwartz seeks to win the $500,000 Sands Point Stakes Sept. 13 for 3-year-old fillies with a European import entrusted to trainer Chad Brown.
LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. (AP) — Tribal Gal led all the way to win the $75,250 Orange County Stakes by a half-length at Los Alamitos on Sunday.
LOS ALAMITOS, Calif. (AP) — Soi Phet won the $200,750 Los Alamitos Mile by 7 1/4 lengths in a track-record time at Los Alamitos on Saturday.
Readying for his return to racing later in two weeks in Pennsylvania, dual classic winner California Chrome worked a strong six furlongs between races Sept. 6 at Los Alamitos.
Dogwood Stable’s Palace Malice, a classic winner last year and winner of this year’s Metropolitan Handicap in dramatic fashion, has been retired.
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Racing Association says an exercise rider has died after he was thrown from a horse during training at Belmont Park.