Roaring Lion Earns Europe's Top Honour

Kentucky-bred Roaring Lion secured the 2018 Cartier Horse of the Year award at the 28th annual Cartier Racing Awards Nov. 13 in London. Bred in Kentucky by Jan Van de Bos Naify's RanJan Racing, Qatar Racing's Roaring Lion won four straight group 1 races in England and Ireland this year to secure the top honour. […]

Horse takes left turn out of gate, jock lands in parking lot

DEL MAR, Calif. (AP) — Wild Verse took a hard left shortly after the start of a race at Del Mar and wound up jumping a rail and hedge. His jockey landed in a dirt parking lot. The incident occurred in Sunday's fourth race at the seaside track north of San Diego. Neither horse nor […]

Exercise rider Odanis Acuna dies in training accident

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Churchill Downs says exercise rider Odanis "Cuba" Acuna died in a training accident when his horse broke down with catastrophic injuries. The 42-year-old rider for trainer Kenny McPeek was breezing unraced 2-year-old New York Harbor when the horse fell about a sixteenth of a mile before the finish line at around […]

Wide open 2-year-old feature, following withdrawal of pre-race favourite

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Abbie Grannum Memorial Cup, tomorrow’s (Wednesday, November 14, 2018) feature race on the well supported 10 -race card at Caymanas Park has been thrown wide open with the late withdrawal of hot ante-post favourite, Supreme Soul from the barn of trainer Anthony Nunes. This cup race is for two-year-old maidens and […]