Month: June 2022Page 1 of 125

North American Team Claims Gold in 2022 FEI Youth Equestrian Games Team Final

Aachen, Germany – The North American Team participating in the 2022 FEI Youth Equestrian Games Team Final secured a podium finish in today’s Team Final, taking the gold medal in the two-round competition hosted over two consecutive days. The team…

Saudi Cup-Winning Owner Gets Medaglia d’Oro Sale-Topper

While Melbourne Cup (G1) heroine Verry Elleegant has been turning heads on the gallops in Chantilly, she is far from the only equine VIP summering in France’s horse paradise. 

Bright Forecast is Cloud Computing’s First Winner

The colt out of Miss Acorn won June 30 at first asking at Delaware Park.

Court Takes No Immediate Action in New HISA Suit

A federal lawsuit filed against HISA on June 29 requesting a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction will not receive an immediate decision from the court. HISA’s enabling legislation calls for it to go into effect on July 1.

Graded Winners My Prankster, Gunite to Duel in Maxfield

On the penultimate day of the spring meet at Churchill Downs, graded stakes winners My Prankster and Gunite battle in the $160,000 Maxfield Overnight Stakes July 3 against four other rivals. 

Rare Mare Sierra Sue to be Offered on Inglis Digital

Dual group 1 winner Sierra Sue will be auctioned in a bespoke Inglis Digital Online Sale later this month after connections of the Trent Busuttin and Natalie Young-trained mare chose to retire the high-class sprinter-miler. 

Dr. Tony Ryan Book Award 2021 Finalists Selected

The Dr. Tony Ryan Book Award competition has been held for the 16th time to honor the best of long-format race writing. Three finalists were selected by a panel of judges from nearly two dozen submissions published during 2021.

NYTB and NYSTBDF Join With the TAKE2 Program

The New York Thoroughbred Breeders and the New York State Thoroughbred Breeding and Development Fund are recognized for their contributions to Thoroughbred aftercare as the June “Donors of the Month” for the TAKE2 Program.

Owens, Forney Retire From TOC; Taboada, Egan Fill Roles

Thoroughbred Owners of California’s longest-running board member, Jack Owens, and its executive director, Mary Forney, are set to retire July 1.

NYRA and National Museum of Racing to Honor ‘Peb’

NYRA and the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame will highlight the career and accomplishments of the cartoonist Pierre “Peb” Bellocq during a ceremony at Belmont Park on Saturday, July 9, as part of the Stars and Stripes Racing Festival.