Month: September 2021Page 1 of 20

Dressage results: Parwood, Surrey, 30 September 2021

Image: Shaun Mandy and Uthopia 12-year-old Euphoria E take their grand prix up to the realms of plus-70% Prelim 15Q (Y Huber) Silver 1, Cool I Am (S…

Museum of Racing Part of NY History Weekend Oct. 9-10

The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame will be participating in the annual I Love New York Fall Path Through History Weekend on Oct. 9-10. Oct….

Rood & Riddle to Host Client Education Seminar Oct. 12

Rood & Riddle Equine Hospital will host “Rood & Riddle Responds”, an educational seminar for people engaged in the equine industry, on Tuesday, October 12, 2021, at Embassy…

Wonder Where on Turf Wraps Up Canadian Triple Tiara

This year’s edition of the Canadian Triple Tiara concludes when nine 3-year-old Canadian-bred fillies compete in the $250,000 Wonder Where Stakes Oct. 2 at Woodbine. Take all the Work out…

Florida Champion Chance It Retired Due to Injury

Shooting Star Thoroughbreds announced Sept. 30 the retirement of its Florida champion Chance It, who sustained a soft tissue injury during the Sept. 25 Kelso Handicap (G2) at…

Gunite, Wit Square Off Again in Champagne Stakes

Gunite and Wit finished 1-2 in the Sept. 6 Hopeful Stakes (G1) at Saratoga Race Course and lead a field of lightly-raced but promising juveniles in the Champagne…

Gabriel Diano – Lead Changes

NRHA Professional Gabriel Diano demonstrates how he teaches the lead change. Take all the Work out of Currying The New Powered CurryVac will do all the work for…

Equine charity launches exciting new podcast series

Redwings Horse Sanctuary launches its brand-new podcast so supporters can hear all about the charity’s residents Redwings Horse Sanctuary has announced its brand-new podcast series, Sounds of the…

A Lesson in Feeling

For the past six weeks, I’ve been taking Saturday morning lessons with Sean Cunningham, owner and trainer at STC Dressage. Immediately after, I give “J” a lesson on Speedy….

‘As a four-year-old he was a bit plain and boring – I nearly sold him’: Super youngsters triumph at the NEXGEN championships

Becky Moody rides Jagerbomb to seven-year-old dressage horse honours at the NEXGEN championships 2021 Some of Britain’s most exciting young competition horses came to the fore in the…

Cinco Charlie to Leadem Farm in Texas for 2022

Grade 3 winner and promising young sire Cinco Charlie (by Indian Charlie) has been purchased by Bob and Tyree Wolesensky’s Leadem Farm and will relocate there for the…

Brown Duo of McKulick and Kinchen Top Miss Grillo

As usual, Chad Brown holds a strong hand in the $200,000 Miss Grillo Stakes (G2T) at Belmont Park Oct. 2. The four-time Eclipse Award-winning trainer has notched eight…

Rodeo Drive Stakes Offers Breeders’ Cup Spot

The Oct. 2 renewal of the Rodeo Drive Stakes (G1T) at Santa Anita has all the international flavor of its Beverly Hills shopping mecca namesake. Take all the…

Luxembourg Brother Highlights Goffs Orby Sale Day Two

If the first session of the Goffs Orby Sale was a welcome return to form, then the Sept. 29 second session provided confirmation that Ireland’s national yearling sale is…

NYRA Calls Baffert’s Contempt Charges ‘Meritless’

The New York Racing Association has submitted a Sept. 29 response to trainer Bob Baffert’s civil contempt motion calling it “meritless and irrelevant to the Court’s inquiry.” Take…

Keeneland Adds Four Members to Advisory Board

Keeneland announced Sept. 29 four new additions to its Advisory Board of Directors: prominent horsewoman Julie Cauthen, Three Chimneys Farm chief commercial officer Case Clay, Airdrie Stud vice president…

Seventeen Yearlings Supplemented to OBS October Sale

The Supplemental Catalog for the Ocala Breeders’ Sales Co.’s 2021 October Yearling Sale is now available via the OBS website at obssales.com. The two-day sale is Oct. 12-13….

Keeneland to Debut Turf Pick 3 Wager

Keeneland has announced a number of wagering opportunities, including the new Keeneland Turf Pick 3, for handicappers of all levels during the Fall Meet from Oct. 8-30. Take…

CDI Sells Arlington Property to Chicago Bears

Arlington International Racecourse owner Churchill Downs Inc. announced Sept. 29 that it has sold the 326-acre track property in Arlington Heights, Ill., to the Chicago Bears. Take all…

Amy Prechter

Amy Prechter has had a lifetime involvement with horses. In her youth, Amy’s family raised Morgan horses that she had the privilege of working with on a daily…

Nonny Largent

Equine professional since 1987 Nonny Largent began her professional career training and showing Quarter Horses in Northern California and continues to do so to this day. During her…

New Coalition to Press Economic Importance of NY Racing

Amid increasing protests over state-authorized subsidies to the horse racing industry, a coalition of racing, business, union, and farming interests is being formed to press the economic importance…

Spillers launches Slimmers’ Club to help overweight horses

Spillers has teamed up with Redwings Horse Sanctuary to tackle the major welfare issue of equine obesity by running an exclusive, members-only club, encouraging owners to be more…

“Would You Rather?” Results

A week or so ago I shared a “Would You Rather?” post wherein I asked 10 Would You Rather this or that questions. Your answers were very interesting….

Encouraging Outcome at F-T California Fall Sale

Yearlings proved extremely popular in the California market, as demonstrated by the strong showing at the Fasig-Tipton California Fall Yearlings and Horses of All Ages Sale. Strong attendance was…