FRENCH RACING: Government gives ok to start racing on Monday, May 11

Racing will resume in France as scheduled on Monday despite a last-minute threat to the plan. A report on Friday suggested a late challenge may be made to the Government’s decision to allow racing to return, with France Galop and its trotting equivalent confirming they had been in discussions regarding the resumption plans. However, France […]

US RACING: Racing restarts in California on Thursday (May 14) at Golden Gate Fields

Thoroughbred racing returns to California on Thursday when Golden Gate Fields hosts a nine-race program starting at 3:45 p.m. ET. The card will feature a mandatory payout of the Golden Pick 6, which has a carryover of US$$398,294. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, racing at Golden Gate was suspended on April 2 by the Alameda […]

US RACING: Halladay continues winning ways at Gulfstream

With a wire-to-wire score in Saturday’s (May 9) US$75,000 Sunshine Forever Stakes, the 4-year-old Halladay continued a run of good form at Gulfstream Park. The War Front colt, who entered 2-for-2 over the surface, improved on that record once ridden to the lead by jockey Luis Saez. They never looked back, clicking off opening fractions […]