• Tragic news - Rock Fall fatally injured working at Keeneland, via Jennie Rees.Posted 14 minutes ago
  • Champion Sprinter Work All Week has been retired due to a fracture.Posted 1 day ago
  • Harmonize comes widest of all to win the Jessamine Stakes.Posted 2 days ago
  • Got Lucky gets there on the wire in the Grade 1 Spinster at Keeneland.Posted 5 days ago
  • Airoforce kicks away in the Dixiana Bourbon Stakes for hot trainer Mark Casse.Posted 5 days ago
  • Ben's Duchess takes advantage of a speed duel to win the L.A. Woman.Posted 5 days ago
  • Inheritance, a $1.9 million 2yo in training purchase, broke her maiden by 13 today at Belmont.Posted 5 days ago
  • Golden Horn wins the Arc ... Treve runs well, but settles for fourth.Posted 5 days ago
  • Wild Dude earns a Breeders' Cup berth with a Santa Anita Sprint win.Posted 6 days ago
  • Grand Arch just holds off a flying The Pizza Man to win the Shadwell Turf Mile.Posted 6 days ago

HRN Original Blog:
A New York State of Racing
Posted Friday, October 09, 2015
The Buffalo Trace Franklin County Stakes at Keeneland was a battle of Breeders' Cup Turf Sprint hopefuls that was won by Ageless over favorite Lady Shipman.
Posted Monday, October 05, 2015
Hop on board the Breeders’ Cup Time Machine and travel back to November 5, 1988, where we will join 71,237 people at Churchill Downs for an exceptional day of racing.
Posted Saturday, October 03, 2015
California invader Appealing Tale won the Kelso in front running fashion, upsetting the favorite Honor Code.
Posted Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Who will find the winner's circle in the $1,000,000 Jockey Club Gold Cup (G1) on Super Saturday at Belmont Park?
Posted Saturday, September 26, 2015
Big Blue Kitten won his second "Win and You're In" Breeders' Cup qualifier in the Joe Hirsch Turf Classic (G1) at Belmont Park, and did so in course record time.
Posted Friday, September 25, 2015
Saturday the $500,000 guaranteed Late Pick 4 at Belmont Park is an all graded stakes affair that begins with race 7, post time 4:16 pm ET.
Posted Monday, September 21, 2015
Rock Fall and La Verdad put their win streaks on the line as part of the five graded stakes at Belmont Park on Saturday.
Posted Saturday, September 19, 2015
With a victory in the $1,000,000 Pennsylvania Derby (G2), Frosted regained his status as one of the top three-year-olds in the nation.
Posted Saturday, September 12, 2015
Sentiero Italia backed up her victory in the Lake Placid with a very impressive win in the Sands Point (G2).
Posted Tuesday, September 08, 2015
To wrap-up the summer, Matt Shifman gives you his favorite moments of the 2015 Saratoga meeting.
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