Former Champion Jockey Oisin Murphy Poised For Return After 14-Month Ban – Horse Racing News

by Paulick Report Staff|02.07.2023|2:10pm Former champion jockey Oisin Murphy, who was banned for 14 months by the British Horseracing Authority for COVID and alcohol-related breaches, is preparing to return to the saddle. During his ban, Murphy was open about his struggles with alcoholism and often served as a racing analystContinue Reading

Munny Spunt Tops First Session Of Fasig-Tipton Kentucky Winter Mixed Sale – Horse Racing News

by Press Release|02.06.2023|7:31pm Hip 293, Munny Spunt, 2023 Fasig-Tipton Winter Mixed Sale Fasig-Tipton conducted the first session of its Kentucky Winter Mixed sale Monday at the Newtown Paddocks in Lexington, Ky. Offerings included racing/broodmare prospects, broodmares, and short yearlings. Munny Spunt (Hip 293), a graded stakes-winning daughter of Munnings, toppedContinue Reading

Economic Indicators: Wagering Down Seven Percent To Kick Off 2023 – Horse Racing News

by Paulick Report Staff|02.06.2023|12:17pm Start of the 2023 Pegasus World Cup at Gulfstream Park Equibase, North American racing’s official database, has released its January statistics for the industry’s economic indicators, including field size, wagering, and other data. January’s metrics show a 7.19 percent decline in total wagering; with an increaseContinue Reading

Santa Anita Jockeys To Renew Annual Basketball Rivalry With Holy Angels Middle School – Horse Racing News

by Mike Willman/Santa Anita|02.05.202302.05.2023|8:26pm8:29pm Riding stars Laffit Pincay Jr., right, Mike Smith, center, and Gary Stevens sign autographs for some young fans at an annual basketball game with Holy Angels Middle School Sidelined for the past two winters due to COVID concerns, Santa Anita’s 53rd annual Charity Basketball Game versusContinue Reading

Pennsylvania Leaderboard: Flor De Sombra Tops Keystone State Incentive Earners In 2022 – Horse Racing News

by Joe Nevills|02.05.202301.31.2023|2:14pm2:14pm Flor de Sombra #7 with Mychel Sanchez riding won the $200,000 Shamrock Rose Stakes at Penn National Racecourse on Friday night 11/25/22. Photo By Bill Denver/EQUI-PHOTO. A good Pennsylvania-bred can make their connections far more than just purse money, and no horse exemplified that notion better thanContinue Reading

Santa Anita: Mandatory Payout In Sunday’s Rainbow 6,  Million Pool Expected – Horse Racing News

by Mike Willman/Santa Anita|02.04.2023|10:52pm There will be a mandatory payout in Sunday’s  popular 20 cent Single Ticket Rainbow Pick 6 Jackpot at Santa Anita and with a carryover of $391,631 from Saturday, track officials project Sunday’s total Jackpot pool will exceed $3 million. With sunny skies forecast, a pair ofContinue Reading

Jill Byrne Joins Virginia Equine Alliance As VP Of Strategic Planning – Horse Racing News

by Paulick Report Staff|02.03.2023|6:01pm Jill Byrne, pictured at the Global Symposium on Racing in Tucson, Ariz. Jill Byrne, who stepped down in December as vice president of racing operations at Colonial Downs, has accepted a new position as vice president of strategic planning for the Virginia Equine Alliance. Byrne, aContinue Reading