News & Barn Notes

Racing's First Online Town Hall Meeting Comes To Night School Tuesday

Night School, the racing industry's national online fan education program, welcomes more than a dozen major executives and horse racing newsmakers this Tuesday for a first-of-its-kind Town Hall Meeting. The season's 32nd of 40 Night School lesson plans begins at 8:30 p.m. (ET) and will put racing fans in direct contact with those who shape the industry.

Gulfstream Thoroughbred Challenge Begins Sept. 15-16 at Plantation Equestrian Center

HALLANDALE BEACH, FL – The Gulfstream Park Thoroughbred Aftercare Program and Heritage Horse Show will sponsor a season-long challenge for retired Thoroughbreds beginning Sept. 15-16 at Plantation Equestrian Center.



Palm Meadows Provides Refuge For Horses After Tropical Storm Isaac

BOYNTON BEACH, FL - Gulfstream Park's satellite training center, Palm Meadows, has opened to provide stalls and dry land to approximately 40 horses whose barns and paddocks were impacted earlier this week by Tropical Storm Isaac, which was upgraded to a hurricane after it left Florida.



Wilkes Looking Forward to Travers with Neck 'n Neck

By Daily Racing Form

Neck 'n Neck, second in the Jim Dandy and fifth in the Florida Derby, meets a strong field in Saturday's Travers at Saratoga.

Hansen suspect at Travers Distance

By Daily Racing Form

Questions surround champion Hansen in Saturday's Travers

Saratoga: Questing can go to head of class in Alabama

By David Grening - DRF

Grace Hall and Zo Impressive face Questing in the Alabama at Saratoga

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – When the connections of Questing entered her in a first-level allowance race on the dirt at Belmont Park on June 24, it was a career-saving race for the 3-year-old filly.
“She was close to going home,” trainer Kiaran McLaughlin said. “If she didn’t handle the dirt in that allowance race she probably would have been retired.” Read More

Arlington Park: Rahystrada draws poorly for his third Million try

By Marcus Hersh - DRF

CHICAGO – When he lines up for the 30th Arlington Million on Saturday, 8-year-old Rahystrada will become the 10th horse to have made three starts in the vaunted turf race, joining the likes of John Henry and The Tin Man. You’d think The Fates might show a little respect for an old warrior, but no: For the second year in a row, Rahystrada will break from post 1, a potentially disadvantageous spot in the 1 1/4-mile race. Read More

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