Glenn Eickhoff, breeder of Evans Stakes winner Sticksstatelydude, got his start with a different horse breed: the Budweiser Clydesdales.
John Stephens broke the great Barbaro, that being his main business, but had never trained a stakes winner until Altamura scored today at Laurel Park.
Two Notch Road, now 11 years old and having earned over $500,000, heads the field for Saturday’s White Oak Farm Stakes at Laurel Park for Virginia-breds.
Three-year-old Greyvitos survived the San Luis Rey fire and later had to undergo surgery. Back on track, he’ll tackle the Pat Day Mile at Churchill Saturday.
Virginia-bred One Go All Go and Virginia-raised Sadler’s Joy will meet again as two logical contenders in Saturday’s Pan American Stakes at Gulfstream Park.
Aptly named for more than one reason, Long On Value will look to be a bargain yet again Saturday at Royal Ascot.
Hansel, the Virginia-bred who took the 1991 Preakness and Belmont Stakes, has been euthnanized as a result of the infirmities of old age.
My Impression made a good first impression on Laurel racing fans, sweeping to a win in the G3 Commonwealth Oaks.
Deeply Undervalued earned the first stakes win of his brief career with a one-length score in the Grade 2 Commonwealth Derby today at Laurel Park.
Nick’s Picks — for many years the popular key to unlocking winning wagers at Colonial Downs — is back with a vengeance for Commonwealth Day at Laurel Park.
Tomorrow’s big card at Laurel Park includes five Virginia stakes, including the Bert Allen, named for trainer Ferris Allen’s late father.
Saturday’s Virginia-bred races at Pimlico brought together the past, present, and — perhaps — future of Virginia racing, even if it was in Maryland.
Nine-year-old Two Notch Road continued to make hay in Virginia-bred company, while Queen Caroline earned her first stakes win today at PImlico.
Talented Rose Brier ran his record to four-for-four in Maryland with a length win in today’s Edward P. Evans Stakes at Pimlico.
The closing Saturday at Pimlico features five stakes, and we provide an in-depth look at them.
Phlash Phelps, Monster Sleeping, and Middleburg are among 122 nominees to Pimlico’s two Maryland-bred and three Virginia-bred stakes closing weekend.
Ad exec-horse breeder-conservationist Bill Backer, who died May 13, was a “renaissance man” whose legacy, friends said, will be felt for generations.
“You give me 90 days, we could win a race at Charles Town,” says Frank Shipp, who managed ’91 Preakness winner Hansel’s career.
Valid, the hard-hitting Virginia-bred trained by Marcus Vitali, controlled throughout to win today’s G3 Skip Away Stakes at Gulfstream Park.
The Virginia Thoroughbred Association (VTA) has nearly 120 stallion seasons on offer for its annual two-day auction, which begins Wednesday.