No confirmed summer race dates at this time

Due to a contract stalemate between Colonial Downs & the thoroughbred horsemen, there are no confirmed summer race dates at this time. Please check back often for updates. There are other events scheduled in 2014 including a six week fall harness racing season, a Pro Rodeo on August 1st & 2nd, a AMA Pro flat track motorcycle race on August 23rd, several 5K runs & more events to be announced.

BloodHorse Featured News

Hoppertunity Gets Churchill Score in Clark

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 23:04:04 GMT
Hoppertunity made the most of his chance to finally run at Churchill Downs, grinding out his greatest career victory Nov. 28 to date in the $500,000 Clark Handicap Presented by Norton Healthcare (gr. I).

Classic Point Ekes Out Go for Wand Victory

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 22:05:17 GMT
Once a claimer, Classic Point is now a graded stakes winner after taking the $300,000 Go for Wand Handicap (gr. III) Nov. 28 at Aqueduct Racetrack.

Sea The Stars Colt Leads Tattersalls Session

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 21:53:06 GMT
A Sea The Stars colt sold for the highest price on the third day of the Tattersalls December foal sale Nov. 28 in Newmarket.

Take Charge Brandi, Mr. Z to Los Alamitos

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 20:40:28 GMT
Willis Horton's Breeders' Cup Juvenile Fillies (gr. I) and Delta Princess (gr. III) winner Take Charge Brandi and Zayat Stables LLC's Delta Jackpot (gr. III) runner-up Mr. Z both to have one more start in 2014.

Stryker Phd Faces Everton in Berkeley 'Cap

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 20:34:21 GMT
Mona Hour's Longacres Mile (gr. III) winner Stryker Phd heads a group of nine entered for the $100,000 Berkeley Handicap (gr. III) Nov. 30 at Golden Gate Fields.

Chris' Brew, Galina Point Top Woodbine Stakes

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 20:07:52 GMT
Chris' Brew rides a three-race win streak into the co-featured $125,000 Sir Barton Stakes Nov. 30 at Woodbine, while South Ocean Stakes victress Galina Point tops the $150,000 Ontario Lassie Stakes.

Cigar Mile As 'Stallion Maker'

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 15:32:00 GMT
While the Metropolitan Handicap (gr. I) gets the most buzz from the 'best milers make the best sires' adage, the Cigar Mile (gr. I) coming up on Nov. 29 has also produced its fair share of top stallions.

Judge Rules Veitch Improperly Dismissed

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 15:22:27 GMT
A circuit court judge has ruled John Veitch, the former chief state steward for Thoroughbred racing in Kentucky, was improperly dismissed from his position in November 2011 and has ordered him reinstated with back wages.

Preparing for Breeding Season

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 14:52:41 GMT
Preparation for the breeding season always begins with an honest assessment of the mare -- not just her pedigree, conformation, and race record, but her status as an individual.

Daddy D T Tops Cecil B. DeMille Stakes

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:31:03 GMT
After finishing third in the Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf (gr. IT) at Santa Anita Park Oct. 31, Daddy D T appears the one to beat in Sunday's $150,000 Cecil B. DeMille Stakes (gr. IIIT) at Del Mar Race Course.

Finnegans Wake Prevails in Hollywood Turf Cup

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 00:14:47 GMT
Finnegans Wake recorded the biggest win of his career when he held off longshot Patrioticandproud to take the $251,250 Hollywood Turf Cup (gr. IIT) at Del Mar Race Course on Nov. 27.

Frivolous Posts Falls City Handicap Upset

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 23:28:22 GMT
G. Watts Humphrey Jr.'s homebred Frivolous stalked the early pace before taking over in the stretch and held off 9-10 favorite Don't Tell Sophia to win the $222,600 Falls City Handicap (gr. II) at Churchill Downs Nov. 27.

An Opportunity for Hoppertunity in the Clark

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 23:24:10 GMT
J. Keeler Johnson handicaps the Clark Handicap (gr. I) at Churchill Downs.

Nathaniel Filly Tops Tattersalls Foal Session

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 22:07:04 GMT
A filly from the first crop of the stallion Nathaniel was sold for 300,000 guineas to top the second day of the Tattersalls December Foal Sale as the Nov. 27 session produced gains in gross and average prices.

Salutos Amigos Rallies to Win Fall Highweight

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 21:27:15 GMT
Carrying top weight of 133 pounds, favored Salutos Amigos rallied from off the pace to take the Fall Highweight Handicap by 1 3/4 lengths over longshot Mewannarose on the Thanksgiving Day card at Aqueduct Race Track.

Discreet Marq, La Tia Square Off in Matriarch

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 20:35:03 GMT
Shippers Discreet Marq and La Tia have their eyes on the grade I prize as the likely favorites in the $300,000 Matriarch Stakes, the featured event on closing day of the Del Mar fall meet Nov. 30.

After Gallop, California Chrome Ready to Go

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 20:19:42 GMT
Trainer Art Sherman eschewed his usual grandstand viewing spot for a ground-level one on the Del Mar turf course as California Chrome went through a gallop on the grass Thanksgiving morning just before 7 a.m.

Rainha De Bateria Heads Durante at Del Mar

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 17:06:54 GMT
A field of 11 freshmen fillies have been signed up for the gr. III Durante over turf, and stakes experience is at a premium in the field, with Rainha De Bateria being the only added-money winner.

Euros Inside and Out After Japan Cup Draw

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 16:39:02 GMT
The barrier draw did nothing to hurt the chances of the already strong home team for the Nov. 30 Japan Cup in association with Longines (Jpn-I) as the European runners drew gates 2 and 18.

Blueskiesnrainbows Among 7 for Native Diver

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 16:28:13 GMT
Blueskiesnrainbows can score a repeat win in the $200,000 Native Diver Handicap (gr. III) Nov. 29, but instead of Hollywood Park, he'll be trying to accomplish it at Del Mar.

Chrome to Go for the Green in Hollywood Derby

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 01:35:41 GMT
All eyes will be on California Chrome as the popular dual classic winner makes his initial start on grass Nov. 29 at Del Mar in the $300,000 Hollywood Derby (gr. I).

Secret Circle, Itsmyluckyday in Cigar Mile

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 00:02:02 GMT
A solid field will line up Nov. 29 for the $500,000 Cigar Mile (gr. I) at Aqueduct Racetrack, as grade I winners Secret Circle and Itsmyluckyday face off amongst a cast that includes Private Zone, Vyjack, and Bourbon Courage.

Cary Street Leads 11 in Hawthorne Gold Cup

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 23:49:36 GMT
A field of 11 will gather for the $250,000 Hawthorne Gold Cup (gr. II) at Hawthorne Race Course Nov. 29, contesting the only graded stakes and open event of Hawthorne Race Course's fall stand.

Unbeaten Dame Dorothy Can Cap Year in Comely

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 23:48:51 GMT
If Dame Dorothy can extended her unbeaten streak to five in the $400,000 Comely Stakes (gr. III) at Aqueduct Racetrack, she will take her place among the leading 3-year-old fillies of 2014.

Speedy Cassatt Dusts Rivals in Zia Park Oaks

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 23:33:07 GMT
Bouncing back from a ninth-place finish in last month's Raven Run Stakes (gr. II), eastern invader Cassatt led at every call while drawing off in the final furlong for an emphatic win in the $309,000 Zia Park Oaks Nov. 26.

Brooklynsway Takes on Males at Woodbine

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 22:57:01 GMT
Already a two-time stakes winner on the Polytrack at Woodbine, filly Brooklynsway will try to pick up a third stakes score over the track Nov. 29 when she faces males for the first time in the $250,000 Coronation Futurity.

Lord Nelson Could Rule Kentucky Jockey Club

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 22:55:17 GMT
Peachtree Stable's Lord Nelson, an easy winner of a stakes race at Santa Anita Park in his previous start, will take aim at his first graded victory in the Kentucky Jockey Club Stakes (gr. II).

Sageburg Will Stand in Ireland in 2015

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 22:18:15 GMT
Garryrichard Stud announced Nov. 26 it has acquired the Prix d'Ispahan (Fr-I) winner Sageburg to stand his first season in Ireland in 2015. His stud fee has not been set yet.

Maryland Jockey Club Focus on Daily Product

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 22:05:09 GMT
As the Maryland Jockey Club moves forward under new leadership, it will place an emphasis on improving the day-to-day racing product by lowering takeout to attract new bettors and improving regional cooperation.

Churchill Proposes Derby Bet on Winning Sire

Wed, 26 Nov 2014 21:12:02 GMT
Churchill officials will outline their ideas for the wager at the Dec. 2 Kentucky Horse Racing Commission meeting in Lexington. If approved in time, the wager could be offered in advance of the 2015 Derby.


Harness Link Featured News

Yannick Gingras unanimous pick as Driver of the Year

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 20:25:00 GMT
HARRISBURG PA— In harness racing, and often within its media organization the United States Harness Writers Association (USHWA), it’s usually impossible to get a unanimous verdict on anything, even whether the sun rises in the east and sets in the west....

Titian and Kamwood Fantasy Ballarat Cup roughies?

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 20:02:00 GMT
As part of the Harnesslink Fantasy Ballarat Pacing Cup promotion, we will aid harness racing fans with their selections by providing profiles on each of the Cup’s 44 winners....

$479,500 Super Night at Pompano Saturday

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 18:54:00 GMT
Pompano Beach, FL…Saturday night is shaping up to be a “Super Night” at Pompano Park with the $422,000 FSBOA sponsored Breeders Stakes on tap along with a strong supporting card featuring some of the best pacers ever to grace the south Florida oval....

Holiday season bustling at The Raceway

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 17:44:23 GMT
London, November 28, 2014 -- The holiday racing season is underway at The Raceway in London and race fans are reminded of some important dates during the month of December at the London oval....

It's Not Over give Lackey win number 3,400

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 16:38:20 GMT
When he guided Bloomfieldcantifly to an $18 upset last Saturday night, Chip Lackey was recording victory No. 3,400 in the sulky while adding to over $15 million in earnings in the process....

Sam Widger returns to Chicago driver's colony

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 15:17:00 GMT
The local circuit’s driver colony got a big boost with the return of veteran Illinois native Sam Widger to its ranks starting with Friday’s Maywood Park program....

Canadian Round-Up: Woodbine & Flamboro

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 15:08:00 GMT
The Joe Cirasuola-trained ABC Muscles Boy savoured a Thursday evening score at Woodbine Racetrack, and in doing so he extended his winning streak to four in a row....

Driver's Challenge Saturday at Charlottetown

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 14:59:00 GMT
CHARLOTTETOWN, PE – The Prince Edward Island Standardbred Horse Owner’s Association presents their annual driver’s challenge Saturday afternoon at Red Shores Racetrack and Casino at the Charlottetown Driving Park....

Purdon duo show their class

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 08:05:00 GMT
Harness racing has been dominated in the south this season by the outstanding efforts of the All Stars team and tonight at Addington was no different....

Smart win for Mach Three mare

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 06:23:00 GMT
Harness racing tonight at Addington Raceway was run in cold and showery conditions and a lot of horses just struggled to cope with the slushy track conditions....

Terror To Love's 'Kryptonite'

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 05:59:00 GMT
Superman has Kryptonite…harness racing star Terror To Love has Menangle!...

Harnesslink Ballarat Fantasy Cup bound?

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 03:06:00 GMT
As part of the Harnesslink Fantasy Ballarat Pacing Cup promotion, we will aid harness racing fans with their selections by providing profiles on each of the Cup’s 44 winners....

Shane's statistics support Stuey

Fri, 28 Nov 2014 02:59:00 GMT
Although the numbers point to Guaranteed winning harness racing’s premier sprint at Menangle on Saturday night, trainer Shane Tritton is confident he has the statistic to prove otherwise....

Auckland Club's stunning plans to secure future

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 21:44:00 GMT
Everybody involved in harness racing in New Zealand knows that there are major challenges facing the industry....

Todd's duo ready to strike

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 21:29:00 GMT
The elite level of trotters has been bereft of a standout so far this harness racing season with most of the established players having issues with either form or injuries....