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.

Lor pins hopes of a Classic Mile repeat on Decrypt


Frankie Lor is aiming for back-to-back wins in the Classic Mile.

2020 begins with a G1 bang for Inglis Graduates in Hong Kong


It was a case of deja vu in the G1 Centenary Sprint Cup at Sha Tin, with Inglis Premier Yearling Sale graduate Beat The Clock (Hinchinbrook x Flion Fenena) triumphing for the second consecutive year in the 1200m feature.

Thorndon Mile win a boost for Victoria’s Greta West Stud


It’s taken a while, but for Laurie McCarthy’s Greta West Stud the timing of Victorian stallion Master Of Design’s first Group One success as a sire couldn’t be any better.

Noble Drama Makes Family Proud in Sunshine Millions Classic


Harold Queen’s Noble Drama made his family proud yesterday at Gulfstream Park, scoring a hard-fought victory in the $200,000 Sunshine Millions Classic.

Horse Industry Priorities in FY2020 Spending Bill


While controversy surrounding impeachment proceedings dominated headlines at the end of 2019, federal lawmakers managed to pass a $1.4 trillion spending package to finance government operations through September 30, 2020.

Beauty Generation ‘diminished’ but not done


Beauty Generation faces a pivotal test in Sunday’s (19 January) G1 Stewards’ Cup (1600m) at Sha Tin with not only the direction of future assignments but also his status as Hong Kong’s best miler in the balance.