Tinners Way, the last colt born of horse racing great Secretariat, died Wednesday. The stallion, 27, was euthanized at Old Friends Farm, a horse retirement farm in Georgetown, according to a news release from the farm.
Last month, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to hear a case in which the state of New Jersey is seeking to legalize sports betting. If the Garden State prevails, could it lead to pari-mutuel wagering on NASCAR races at Kentucky Speedway similar to what currently exists at horse racing tracks like Keeneland and Churchill Downs?
Heavily-favored Gun Runner shook off a brief challenge from Stanford and drew away easily under jockey Florent Geroux for an easy 7-length victory in Churchill Downs’ Stephen Foster Handicap on Saturday, June 17, 2017.
Songbird makes her season debut Saturday in the $750,000 Ogden Phipps Stakes for fillies and mares on the Belmont Stakes undercard. This will be the first start for Songbird since her first career defeat last November in the Breeders’ Cup Distaff at Santa Anita.
A 96-year-old trainer made history Saturday when he became the oldest to win a Thoroughbred race. Jerry Bozzo earned the distinction when Cotton Tooyah won the second race on Saturday at Gulfstream Park.