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Fayette County (Ky.) Judge Kim Bunnell has ordered a receiver to oversee Ahmed Zayat's Zayat Stables, including all of its horses, after an emergency hearing was conducted Jan. 22.
With his connections having passed on the Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes (G1), Bravazo instead plays at home Jan. 25, staying at his training base at Oaklawn Park to run in the second of two divisions of the $100,000 Fifth Season Stakes.
Mike Maker has conditioned the $200,000 John B. Connally Turf Cup Stakes (G3T) winner for seven of the last eight years, including the last six runnings.
East Coast or West Coast, it doesn't seem to matter to Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes (G1) favorite Omaha Beach, who is settling in at Gulfstream Park as comfortably as he does at his home base of Santa Anita Park.
While the rest of Gulfstream Park rested quietly in the late morning hours of Jan. 22, inside Frankey's Restaurant the atmosphere was alive with activity.
Unfortunately for the hopes and dreams of a few folks, the Jan. 25 Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes Presented by Runhappy (G1) at Gulfstream Park is not your typical stakes.
Enable, Crystal Ocean, and Waldgeist, three middle-distance stars who last year took turns beating each other, have been jointly named the world's top racehorses in 2019, while also the lowest-rated world champions since international rankings began.
This installment of “Daily Life” is the first in a series that will appear across all platforms at BloodHorse, examining the varied and critical jobs that make racing “the greatest game played outdoors.”
The Breeders' Cup, one of Thoroughbred racing's most prestigious international events, today announced that tickets for the 2020 Breeders' Cup World Championship will go on sale to the public on March 9 at 9:00 a.m. EST.
The Illinois Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association and Arlington International Racecourse remained at loggerheads over contract negotiations after a long back-and-forth exchange during a Jan. 21 meeting of the Illinois Racing Board.