The fourth International Forum for the Aftercare of Racehorses (IFAR), held February 20 as part of the Asian Racing Conference (ARC) in Cape Town, South Africa, featured presentations from representatives of four racing jurisdictions on their advancements in aftercare practices as well as discussions pertaining to the importance of developing effective aftercare programs.

Fourth IFAR Highlights Global Progress in Care of Thoroughbreds Following Racing & Breeding Careers


The fourth International Forum for the Aftercare of Racehorses (IFAR), held February 20 as part of the Asian Racing Conference (ARC) in Cape Town, South Africa, featured presentations from representatives of four racing jurisdictions on their advancements in aftercare practices as well as discussions pertaining to the importance of developing effective aftercare programs.

Pegasus World Cup Invitational News & Notes


For the first time in 2020, Saturday’s Pegasus World Cup Championship Invitational Series presented by Runhappy will be run free of race-day medications, heralding a new era in the sport of Thoroughbred racing in North America.

2019 Longines World’s Best Racehorse Rankings Summary


Three horses have jointly earned the title of LONGINES World’s Best Racehorse for 2019, a first since the award was created in 2013. Equally rated at 128, CRYSTAL OCEAN (GB) [128], ENABLE (GB) [128], and WALDGEIST (GB) [128] share the 2019 title after a year of compelling competition.

Beauty Generation’s Ghosts of the Past and Specters of the Future


Two-time Horse of the Year Beauty Generation may only be running against past and possible future occurrences.

Down Doug O'Neill's Dubai Shedrow


Trainer Doug O’Neill has long been one of the pioneers of the collective American training colony and this year he is taking that to another level by sending 11 horses for the Dubai World Cup Carnival.