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Kentucky-bred Tenebrism has been named top European 2-Year-Old Filly of 2021 along with Inspiral, it was announced by the British Horseracing Authority. Tenebrism, by Carvaggio out of the Pivotal (GB) mare Immortal Verse (IRE), is trained by Aidan O’Brien for the partnership of Westerberg, Coolmore, and Merriebelle Stables. She was bred in the Bluegrass by… Read more

January 31, 2022

A total of 19 Kentucky-breds have been named as finalists for 2021 Eclipse Awards, recognizing excellence in Thoroughbred racing. Voted on by the National Thoroughbred Racing Association, Daily Racing Form, and the National Turf Writers and Broadcasters, the Eclipse Award champions will be crowned during the 51st annual ceremony on Feb. 10 at Santa Anita…. Read more

January 31, 2022

Kentucky-breds shined in South Florida on Saturday, Jan. 29, sweeping Gulfstream Park’s three Grade 1 events on the Pegasus World Cup card. Life Is Good ran his rivals off their feet in the marquee event, the $3 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational S. (G1); Colonel Liam successfully defended his crown in the $1 million Pegasus… Read more

January 30, 2022

Kentucky-bred Life Is Good, impressive front-running winner of the Breeders’ Cup Dirt Mile (G1) in his last start, gets his 2022 campaign under way in the $3 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational S. (G1) at Gulfstream Park on Jan. 29. Owned by WinStar Farm and CHC Inc., Life Is Good, who is just a neck… Read more

January 28, 2022

In an impressive performance that lived up to the hype, Kentucky-bred Flightline cruised to an 11 ½-length victory in the $300,000 Malibu Stakes (G1) at Santa Anita on Dec. 26. The traditional opening day feature at the Arcadia, Calif., track, the Malibu marked the third consecutive win in as many starts for Flightline who has… Read more

December 30, 2021

The Thoroughbred industry in Kentucky has raised $517,224 for both immediate response and longer-term recovery needs of individuals and families impacted by the deadly tornadoes occurring in Western Kentucky on December 10th and 11th. The Kentucky Thoroughbred Association organized a GoFundMe page on December 11th, which raised $318,199 since inception. Further donations came in, including… Read more

December 27, 2021

Kentucky-bred Eda turned back a pair of challenges in the stretch to score a popular victory as the race favorite in the $300,000 Starlet S. (G1) at Los Alamitos on Dec. 4. Stretching out to two turns for the first time in her career following back-to-back sprint stakes victories, the 2-year-old daughter of Munnings tracked… Read more

December 10, 2021

Peter Brandt’s Kentucky-bred Regal Glory sped clear early and was never seriously threatened in rolling to an impressive victory in the $400,000 Matriarch Stakes (G1) at Del Mar on Nov. 28. The 5-year-old daughter of Animal Kingdom ventured west to Southern California from trainer Chad Brown’s New York base. She capitalized on being left alone… Read more

December 2, 2021

Kentucky-bred Beyond Brilliant proved uncatchable in the $400,000 Hollywood Derby (G1) at Del Mar on Nov. 27, winning the 1 1/8-mile turf test in wire-to-wire fashion for owner C R K Stable and trainer John Shirreffs. Ridden by Kent Desormeaux, Beyond Brilliant took command away from the gate. The bay son of Twirling Candy relaxed… Read more

November 30, 2021

Kentucky-bred Maxfield, a leading top older horse in North America, brought the curtain down on his sensational racing career on Friday, Nov. 26, sweeping to a determined victory in the $750,000 Clark Handicap (G1) at Churchill Downs in the final start of his career before becoming a stallion at Jonabell Farm. The Godolphin homebred, now… Read more

November 27, 2021