#US RACING: Forte Has Quarter Crack - Breeders Cup In Doubt

Forte has a quarter crack that has prevented him from working since he finished fourth in the Grade 1 Travers on Aug. 26, trainer Todd Pletcher told David Grening of Daily Racing Form. Pletcher also said the Breeders' Cup Classic on Nov. 4 is not out of the question for last year's 2-year-old champion. Forte […]

Pre-race Favourite Ace Impact Wins ThePrix de l'Arc de Triomphe

Pre-race favorite Ace Impact pulled away easily on the home straight to comfortably win the Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe on Sunday. Italian jockey Cristian Demuro was bunched in as they turned for home but moved wide left and then attacked with about 300 meters left of the 2.4-kilometer (1.5-mile) course. Ace Impact was clear […]

#US RACING: Races Cancelled At Aqueduct, Meadowlands, Monmouth

Racing at both Aqueduct and Monmouth at Meadlowlands has been cancelled Friday and Saturday due to heavy rains across the northeast. Aqueduct's Saturday card, which included four graded-stakes races, will be run in its entirety Sunday. Aqueduct has pushed its whole Sunday card out to Wednesday. The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood […]

#US RACING: Into Mischief’s Sire Fee Stays At US$250, 000

Spendthrift Farm will hold the 2024 fee for its marquee sire Into Mischief steady at $250,000, the Lexington-based farm announced Sept. 28 along with the majority of next year's stud fees for its roster of 26 stallions. "Into Mischief just continues to wade further and further into unchartered waters when it comes to the long and […]

#US RACING: Integrity and Safety Authority Says Progress Made

Lisa Lazarus has gotten countless calls and messages from trainers across horse racing since new medication and anti-doping rules went into effect this spring, many of which she found inspiring. "For the first time ever, they feel like they have a real chance that when they get up to the starting gate, that the playing […]

#US RACING: Jockey Edgard Zayas Conquering Gulfstream

It is hardly a revelation that Edgard Zayas is a highly skilled jockey, but the 30-year-old journeyman has been taking it to another level at Gulfstream Park and beyond this fall. Zayas has won at least one race in his first 10 days of riding during the meet that began Sept. 1 while enjoying seven […]