40-day summer meet features 69 stakes races with nearly $19 million in purses

Live racing returns to Saratoga Race Course on July 20

40-day summer meet features 69 stakes races with nearly $19 million in purses

  • Horse Racing Reform Launches New Website

    Horse Racing Reform, an industry initiative led by The Jockey Club and Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association, announced today the launch of an updated website, horseracingreform.org, designed to better inform and educate the general public, racing fans, and industry personnel on safety, integrity, and welfare matters in horse racing.

  • Fasig-Tipton, Santa Anita Partner on Auctions

    The Stronach Group and Fasig-Tipton announced today they have reached an agreement to conduct Thoroughbred auctions at legendary Santa Anita Park beginning in 2019.

  • 79th Del Mar Racing Season Begins Wednesday With Oceanside Stakes

    Thoroughbred racing returns to historic Del Mar Wednesday when the 79th season begins with a ten-race program highlighted by the seaside track’s traditional opening-day feature, the $100,000-added Oceanside Stakes for three-year-olds at one mile over the infield Jimmy Durante grass course.

  • After long layoff, Elate scores in Delaware Handicap victory

    An eight month layoff and the mile and a quarter did not slow Claiborne Farm and Adele Dilschneider’s Elate down in the $750,000 Grade II Delaware Handicap. With Jose Ortiz aboard, the 4-year-old daughter of Medaglia d’Oro notched a 3 ¼-length victory and returned $3.20 as the favorite in the field of eight.

  • Delaware Handicap 2018

    Saturday, July 14 featuring The $750,000 Delaware Handicap Grade II.

  • July Sale Posts Gains Across the Board

    The July Sale ended with flair Tuesday evening in Lexington, KY with the sales topper coming through the ring just one hip from the end.