Graded stakes winners Ben’s Cat and Rose Brier top a day of six stakes races at Laurel Park.
Hansel, the Virginia-bred who took the 1991 Preakness and Belmont Stakes, has been euthnanized as a result of the infirmities of old age.
At its June 6 meeting, the Virginia Racing Commission learned of a potential new racing venue in the state and formed two new committees to take a hard look at the industry’s future.
Renown may be the only horse in training — ever — to own wins at Laurel, Delaware, Keeneland — and Great Meadow (to say nothing of Wexford, in Ireland).
Quality Road and Bodemeister sired the Oaks-Derby double last weekend — quite a feat for a pair of Virginia-breds whose own Derby dreams were dashed.
Saturday’s Virginia Gold Cup races, including three on the flat and five over jumps, brings plenty of old familiar faces back together on the race track.
Stellar Wind will be honored as Virginia-bred horse of the year Friday evening in a ceremony at Great Meadow, as will the divisional champions.
Five years ago, Bodemeister almost won the Kentucky Derby and then the Preakness. How might wins have affected Virginia’s struggling thoroughbred industry?
Virginia wagering rose in the first quarter, with ADW providers showing solid growth and the two new off-track betting ramping up.
Stellar Wind, the speedy Virginia-bred star, is 3-5 on the morning line for the G1 Apple Blossom Friday at Oaklawn Park in her season debut.
George Rowand, the Virginia native who on a shoestring bred several top horses and wrote about the experience, has died at age 69.
The March 18 edition of “Off to the Races on The Racing Biz Radio Network” had a bevy of great guests. Check it out here!
The lineup for Saturday’s edition of “Off to the Races on The Racing Biz Radio Network” includes trainer Gary Capuano and others.
Nearly two years after identifying Morven Park as the right spot for a Thoroughbred track, Virginia racing interests have pulled the plug and must reassess.
The lineup for Saturday’s edition of “Off to the Races on The Racing Biz Radio Network” includes trainer Ted Maher and others.
Jockey Trevor McCarthy is one of four great guests lined up for Saturday’s edition of “Off to the Races on The Racing Biz Radio Network.”
Five-year-old Rapid Rhythm won her third straight stake by taking the Mardi Gras at the Fair Grounds Tuesday.
“Off to the Races on The Racing Biz Radio Network” returns February 18 with a special focus on the graded stakes at Laurel Park.
A 47th birthday celebration for the legendary Secretariat will take place in late March at his birthplace, The Meadow Event Park, in Virginia.
The February 18 edition of “Off to the Races on The Racing Biz Radio Network” had a bevy of great guests. Check it out here!