US RACING: Preservationist takes Woodward Stakes

Preservationist boldly split horses and edged ahead in deep stretch Saturday at Saratoga to win the Grade 1, $750,000 Woodward Stakes, in the process taking step toward the Breeders’ Cup Classic. Two starts back, the Jimmy Jerkens-trained son of Arch won the Suburban (G2) going 1 1/4 miles at Belmont Park, but Preservationist followed up […]

Race accident kills second Australian jockey in 2 days

DARWIN, Australia (AP) — A female jockey died Saturday during a race at a track in Darwin, the second rider to die on consecutive days in Australia. Melanie Tyndall, 32, who was also a police officer, had been riding at the Fannie Bay track in Darwin when her horse fell during the third race. She […]

Australian female jockey dies after fall during track work

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A 22-year-old female apprentice jockey who was recently married has died after falling from her horse during track work in the Australian state of Victoria. Racing Victoria said Friday that the early-morning accident happened at the Cranbourne track, about 50 kilometers (30 miles) southeast of Melbourne. It said track work was […]

#GOLD CUP DAY: Golden finish - dead heat in ninth, Ali and Baltusrol

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The golden moment on the Gold Cup race day was produced in the ninth as Ali and Baltusrol dead-heated for first place in the Restricted Allowance 11 event for three-year-olds – non winners of two run over six furlongs. Both horses, Ali (Kiaman McGregor) trained by Gary Subratie and Baltusrol (Reyan Leiws) […]

#GOLD CUP DAY: Double for Anthony Thomas after bringing home Chief Diplomat

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Champion jockey Anthony Thomas had to ride all the way to get the job done on Chief Diplomat in the eighth of 11 races on the Gold Cup racing programme at Caymanas Park just moments ago. The event a Maiden Condition for three-year-olds run over 9 furlongs and 25 yards saw Devine […]

#GOLD CUP DAY: She’s A Maneater is the Golden One

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Again with a noticeable change of running style, She’s A Maneater pulverised rivals to win the 47th running of the prestigious Gold Cup at Caymanas Park a short while ago. She’s A Maneater who is best known for her strong running on style, was once again early in this seven-furlong contest as […]

#GOLD CUP DAY: Easy does it for Sergeant Reckless in fifth

KINGSTON, Jamaica – Racing down the five straight course in a Restricted Overnight Allowance contest, Sergeant Reckless on the outside throughout pulled away from Capturemyship to easily take the fifth event on the 11-race Gold Cup programme at Caymanas Park minutes ago. Sergeant Reckless, running at odds of 2-1, provided the budding combination of apprentice […]

#GOLD CUP DAY: Jockey Robert Halledeen pilots Sandori to victory in second

KINGSTON, Jamaica – It was a wait and see game in the second race on Gold Cup Day at Caymanas Park until Sandori with Robert Halledeen burst through the pack on the inside rails to win easily. Securing his 26th winner for the year, Halledeen watched as Unbreakable (Abigail Able), No Money Friend and Top […]