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  • Smooth Like Strait Retired, Stud Career Possible In 2024 March 23, 2023
    Smooth Like Strait, a Grade 1 winner with a penchant for running second in big spots, has been retired from racing with a possible future at stud in 2024, Daily Racing Form reports. The 6-year-old son of Midnight Lute finished his career with seven wins in 26 starts for earnings of $1,813,863, highlighted by a […]
    Paulick Report Staff
  • $1 Million Munnings Filly Tops OBS March Sale Finale March 22, 2023
    Hip No. 558, a daughter of Munnings consigned by Tom McCrocklin, Agent, was sold to Donato Lanni for Frank Fletcher Racing Operations for $1 million to top the third and final session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's 2023 March Sale of 2-Year-Olds in Training. The bay filly, whose quarter in :20 4/5 was the […]
    Edited Press Release
  • Fox Sports 2 Will Provide Coverage Of Saturday’s Dubai World Cup Card March 22, 2023
    Live coverage of the Group 1, $12 million Dubai World Cup airs Saturday, March 25 at noon, Eastern on FS2. The field for the 27th annual Dubai World Cup is headlined by defending champion Country Grammer. Coverage of the Dubai World Cup undercard, featuring seven stakes races, will air live from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 […]
    Pat McKenna
  • JAMS Dispute Resolution Appointed To Hear Cases Under HISA’s Anti-Doping Program March 22, 2023
    JAMS, the largest private provider of alternative dispute resolution (ADR) services worldwide, will strengthen the integrity of United States horseracing by hearing cases under the newly created Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority's (HISA) Anti-Doping and Medication Control (ADMC) Program. The industry-first program, administered by the Horseracing Integrity & Welfare Unit (HIWU), seeks to establish nationwide, […]
    Press Release
  • ‘A Baseline To Compare Against’: Waller Begins CT Scanning His Trainees To Avoid Melbourne Cup Scratches March 22, 2023
    Champion Australian trainer Chris Waller has opted to perform CT scans on his horses that will potentially be pointed to the 2023 Melbourne Cup, he told The Age, in order to prevent “gut-wrenching” scratches like the 2022 withdrawal of top contender Durston. Durston was scratched by Racing Victoria veterinarians after a mandatory CT scan shows a lesion […]
    Paulick Report Staff
  • Baffert ‘Was Hoping For Inside Draw,’ But Country Grammer Will Leave From Post 14 In Dubai World Cup Title Defense March 22, 2023
    The cards fell wildly for the favored horses at the barrier draw for the 27th Dubai World Cup sponsored by Emirates. There were audible gasps early in the ceremony as defending champion Country Grammer drew gate 14 of 15, leaving Frankie Dettori with a tactical headache on what will be his final start in the […]
    Dubai Racing Club
  • New York Claiming Championship Worth $380,000 Highlights Saturday Card At Aqueduct March 22, 2023
    The New York Claiming Championship series returns for the eighth year on Saturday at Aqueduct Racetrack with six starter events over the main track offering a combined $380,000 in purse money. The New York Claiming Championship is open to horses which have started for a prescribed claiming price in 2022-23. The six-race series, each named […]
    NYRA Press Office
  • Mandatory Payout In Golden Pick Six Wager Highlights Sunday Card At Golden Gate Fields March 22, 2023
    Golden Gate Fields will offer a mandatory payout this Sunday, March 26, in the Golden Pick Six jackpot wager. The Golden Pick Six is a 20-cent minimum bet and consists of the last six races on the card. Heading into Friday's eight race program, the Golden Pick Six jackpot carryover sits at $95,472. If there […]
    Matt Dinerman/Golden Gate Fields
  • Louisiana Derby To Be Presented Live On CNBC, Peacock This Saturday March 22, 2023
    NBC Sports presents live coverage of the $1 million Louisiana Derby (G2), a key prep race ahead of the 149th Kentucky Derby, this Saturday, March 25, live at 6 p.m. ET on CNBC and Peacock from Fair Grounds Race Course in New Orleans, La. The hour-long program will also feature the $700,000 Jeff Ruby Steaks […]
    Press Release
  • Rare White Thoroughbred On Offer In Wanamaker’s 2023 March Sale March 22, 2023
    The catalog is now viewable for the 2023 Wanamaker's March Sale, with 29 offerings that range from yearlings to broodmares and everything in between. Bidding will open Thursday, March 30 at 8 a.m. ET, with the first listing set to close at 5 p.m. Subsequent listings will close in three-minute increments. Detailed information on the […]
    Press Release