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Hall of Fame Trainer Todd Pletcher—suspended 10 days and fined $1,000 for a medication violation involving Forte in last summer's Hopeful Stakes (G1) at Saratoga Race Course—faces three medication complaints from the winter at Gulfstream Park.

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Nick Dilodovico, the 32-year-old son of Laurel Park-based trainer Damon Dilodovico, is off to a fast start after going out on his own, winning with four of his first nine starters.

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Here, DailyMail.com takes you through everything you need to know, including the favorites and all important post positions - as well as how to watch the Kentucky Derby this Saturday.

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Live racing will take place as scheduled on June 3 and 4 but following Sunday's activity the track will go dark. The Spring Meet, which runs through July 3, will be relocated to Ellis Park.

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All equine fatality investigations opened after April 29 are ongoing, but so far have not identified a common variable between these recent fatalities, the KHRC said in a release June 2.

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Kentucky Derby winner Mage will run in the 148th Preakness on May 20 following an encouraging workout at Churchill Downs. Mage has had a superb week on the track according to his trainer.

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Follow all the build-up and action from the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs, Louisville with Dailymail.com.

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Churchill Downs ordered full necropsies of the deceased horses, just three days before the start of the triple crown race. Derby entry Wild on Ice was one of the four horses that had to be euthanized.

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Payne made such a huge impact with her 2015 victory in the race that stops a nation that there was even a movie made about her - but she paid a high price for years of success on the track.

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Australia's greatest trainer has had a gutful of demonstrators making their point and racetracks and has called on the industry to stand up for itself to counter their message.

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The Jockey Club wins a High Court injunction to prevent protests at the Derby Festival from 2-3 June.

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Coronation Cup winner Hukum makes a triumphant return at the Brigadier Gerard Stakes at Sandown and hands Desert Crown his first defeat.

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Rachael Blackmore is suspended for a ride at Kilbeggan where she was found to have mistaken the winning post a circuit too early, having initially been cleared of breaching rules.

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Cheltenham Gold Cup-winning trainer Jessica Harrington says her horses have been a "massive help" as she continues her treatment for breast cancer.

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Winning jockey William Buick is bitten by runner-up Chindit as Modern Games storms to victory in the Lockinge Stakes at Newbury.

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The Foxes is around 8-1 for the Derby at Epsom after winning York's Dante Stakes under jockey Oisin Murphy.

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Legendary rider Frankie Dettori wins the Musidora Stakes at York on 18-1 outsider Soul Sister.

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Military Orders wins the Lingfield Derby trial to remain well on course for next month's Epsom Classic.

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Full race schedule and BBC radio coverage times for the 2023 Derby at Epsom on 3 June.

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Frankie Dettori enjoys victory in his last ride in the Oaks as Soul Sister triumphs at Epsom.

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Hall of Fame Trainer Todd Pletcher—suspended 10 days and fined $1,000 for a medication violation involving Forte in last summer's Hopeful Stakes (G1) at Saratoga Race Course—faces three medication complaints from the winter at Gulfstream Park.

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Nick Dilodovico, the 32-year-old son of Laurel Park-based trainer Damon Dilodovico, is off to a fast start after going out on his own, winning with four of his first nine starters.

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All equine fatality investigations opened after April 29 are ongoing, but so far have not identified a common variable between these recent fatalities, the KHRC said in a release June 2.

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Soul Sister swooped down the outside of the Oaks (G1) field and stayed on strongly to the line to hand jockey Frankie Dettori a fairytale group 1 double on the card June 2.

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Lois Green, co-owner of D.J. Stable with Leonard Green, her husband of more than 60 years, died May 31. She was 84.

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The Coronation Cup (G1) offered the chance of Epsom redemption and it was Emily Upjohn who seized it with a dazzling success June 2 under Frankie Dettori.

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Songline and Sodashi face off again in the Yasuda Kinen (G1) June 4 at Tokyo Racecourse with Sodashi looking to use a more favorable draw to turn the tables on her rival.

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Trainer George Weaver's No Nay Mets and Crimson Advocate won Royal Ascot qualifying races at Gulfstream Park. No Nay Mets will be entered in the Norfolk Stakes (G2) and Crimson Advocate will go for the Queen Mary Stakes (G2).

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The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Calendar Photo Contest is now open for submissions. For the third year, the TAA is seeking photos of Thoroughbreds to feature in the 2024 Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Calendar sponsored by Repole Stable.  

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In a lot of ways, when jockey Isaac Castillo moves his tack to Monmouth Park June 3 the 25-year-old Panamanian will be coming home.

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Protestors intend to target some of horse racing's biggest meetings this summer.

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A horse sharing Max Verstappen's name managed to secure an impressive victory at the Elkhorn Stakes in Kentucky this weekend.

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One week on from their protest at the Grand National, Animal Rising have made it onto the track at the Scottish Grand National.

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A major crash has led to a red flag at Indianapolis 500, as both Felix Rosenqvist and Kyle Kirkwood slammed into the wall following a nasty collision

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Here, DailyMail.com takes you through everything you need to know, including the favorites and all important post positions - as well as how to watch the Kentucky Derby this Saturday.

1 min 14 sec

Live racing will take place as scheduled on June 3 and 4 but following Sunday's activity the track will go dark. The Spring Meet, which runs through July 3, will be relocated to Ellis Park.

1 min 14 sec

Kentucky Derby winner Mage will run in the 148th Preakness on May 20 following an encouraging workout at Churchill Downs. Mage has had a superb week on the track according to his trainer.

1 min 14 sec

Follow all the build-up and action from the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs, Louisville with Dailymail.com.

1 min 14 sec

Churchill Downs ordered full necropsies of the deceased horses, just three days before the start of the triple crown race. Derby entry Wild on Ice was one of the four horses that had to be euthanized.

1 min 14 sec

Payne made such a huge impact with her 2015 victory in the race that stops a nation that there was even a movie made about her - but she paid a high price for years of success on the track.

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Australia's greatest trainer has had a gutful of demonstrators making their point and racetracks and has called on the industry to stand up for itself to counter their message.

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Sportsmail's racing expert Robin Goodfellow delivers his tips for Thursday's racing from Newmarket, Ripon, Cheltenham and Chelmsford City.

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Sportsmail's racing expert Robin Goodfellow delivers his tips for Wednesday's racing from Newmarket, Beverley, Cheltenham and Kempton.

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Racegoers watching the accident had shouted warnings at those in the path of the two loose horses, but after they tripped on the concrete, there was no time to move to safety.

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19 Kentucky Derby horses and 10 Kentucky Oaks fillies from Thursday morning on the track or paddock schooling at Churchill Downs. Two loose horses this morning!

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With no Triple Crown on the line this year, who will go to the Belmont Stakes? Here is a look at the current possibles with links to profiles for each.

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Saturday at Pimlico, National Treasure took the lead early and held off Blazing Sevens by a head to win the Preakness Stakes (G1) while favorite Mage finished third. Get the results, chart, and photos here.

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There were 9 other stakes on Preakness day headlined by the Dinner Party Stakes (G3) won by Never Explain, the Chick Lang Stakes (G3) won by Ryvit, the Maryland Sprint Stakes (G3) won by Straight No Chaser, the Gallorette (G3) won by Whitebeam, and the Sir Barton won by Arabian Lion. Get the results, charts, and photos for all 9 races here.

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Taxed rallied to win the Black-Eyed Susan Stakes (G2) by 3 3/4 lengths over Hoosier Philly and favorite Faiza at Pimlico on Friday. There were 5 other stakes on the card including the Pimlico Special (G3) won by Rattle N Roll, the Allaire Dupont Distaff won by Interstate Daydream, and the Miss Preakness Stakes (G3) won by Maple Leaf Mel. Get the results, charts, and photos for all 6 races here.

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The traditional Alibi Breakfast was on Thursday May 18, before the 148th running of the Preakness Stakes. Connections of four of the eight Preakness entrants were on hand to swap stories about their horse as well as watch the presentation of the annual awards.

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Thursday all of the Preakness horses were on the track on a cool, sunny morning. Photos of all 8 of the Preakness horses, including Mage, First Mission, and National Treasure.

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A field of only 8 was entered for the Preakness with Mage the only Derby horse in the race. He is the 8-5 favorite in post 3 with First Mission the second choice at 5-2 in post 8. Check out the horses with post positions, odds, and free past performances.

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Our annual analysis of the contenders to see who best matches the profile of a Preakness winner. It is no surprise that Mage is the runaway winner in this year's analysis.

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Currently it looks to be clear on Friday with possible overnight rain and morning showers on Saturday. Temperatures will be mid 70's which is so much better than the 90's we had last year!

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In light of the recent equine fatalities at Churchill Downs, officials at the Louisville track announced Friday that racing will be suspended for the remainder of the Spring Meet. Beginning June 7 and running through July 3, racing will be relocated to Ellis Park in Henderson, Kentucky.

Live racing at Churchill Downs will be conducted as scheduled this weekend on Saturday, June 3 and Sunday, June 4.

Safety measures will be thoroughly examined and reviewed during this time.

Churchill Downs has seen an unusual number of horse injuries over the previous five weeks, resulting in 12 equine fatalities. Following a thorough internal review and concurrent investigations conducted by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission (KHRC) and Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority (HISA), no single factor has been identified as a potential cause and no discernable pattern has been detected to link the fatalities. Diagnostics testing of the racetrack by experts have not raised...

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8th-Churchill Downs, $129,430, Alw (NW1X), Opt. Clm ($100,000), 6-2, 3yo, f, 1m, 1:35.27, ft, 8 1/4 lengths.
SCYLLA (f, 3, Tapit–Close Hatches {Ch. Older Mare, MGISW, $2,707,300}, by First Defence) was pounded into 1-3 favoritism to build on a 'TDN Rising Star'-worthy display over six furlongs at Keeneland Apr. 15 and ran away from her dramatically overmatched rivals in the final stages of a one-mile Churchill allowance Friday to score with condescending ease to take a major step in the direction of stakes company. The bay filly settled between horses while racing in the second flight and had about five lengths to make up on the leaders as they raced into the turn. Perhaps a bit flat-footed at the midway point of that bend and pushed along slightly by Javier Castellano, Scylla began to find her best stride nearing the...

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On the heels of both the Horseracing Integrity and Safety Authority (HISA) and Churchill Downs updating horsemen and the public Thursday on actions taken regarding the 12 equine deaths since Apr. 27 at the Louisville oval, the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission (KHRC) issued an update of their own Friday afternoon outlining investigative actions already taken and planned to be taken in the future. The statement, which originated from the Commonwealth of Kentucky Public Protection Cabinet, appears in its entirety below:

“The Kentucky Horse Racing Commission (KHRC) takes the safety of all racing participants very seriously. The increased number of horse fatalities in Kentucky is concerning and the KHRC's veteran team continues to explore every known variable that could possibly be contributing...

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Alexandres LLC's Il Miracolo (Gun Runner) breezed five furlongs at Gulfstream Park Friday morning in preparation for a scheduled start in next Saturday's GI Belmont Stakes.

He was timed in 1:00.88, the fastest clocking of four recorded at the distance. The Antonio Sano trainee is coming off a front-running score at Gulfstream in an optional claiming allowance at a mile May 11 in his first start since finishing sixth to 'TDN Rising Star' Forte in the GI Curlin Florida Derby.

“The horse wants distance and is doing really good, so we'll try,” Sano said.

Marcos Meneses will have the return mount aboard Il Miracolo who is scheduled to ship to Belmont Park Saturday.

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Ghislaine Head, owner-breeder and matriarch of France's famous training dynasty, died on Thursday, June 1 at the age of 95. The news was first reported by Jour de Galop. 

The wife of Alec Head, who died a year ago, Ghislaine was represented on the racecourse by, among others, the Poule d'Essai des Pouliches and Prix de l'Arc de Triomphe winner Three Troikas (Fr) (Lyphard), who was trained by her daughter Christiane (Criquette) and ridden to victory by her son Freddy, who was later a successful trainer in his own right.

Alec and Ghislaine Head bought Haras du Quesnay just outside Deauville in 1958 and set about making it into one the country's most famous breeding and stallion operations, with its resident sires over the decades including Le Fabuleux (Fr), Anabaa, Highest Honor (Fr), and the homebred Bering (GB), who was another to race in Head's colours to win the 1986 Prix du Jockey Club.

Paying tribute to her mother in JDG,...

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A select NH Foal Sale at Doncaster on Nov. 4 and 5 was announced by Goffs UK on Friday. The precise format of the sale will be announced over the coming weeks after further discussions with the Thoroughbred Breeders' Association and leading NH breeders.

This new sale will also complement the existing NH Foal section of the January Sale.

“The recent renewal of the NH Foal sales presented many challenges for breeders, and we can't keep offering the same sales and expect a different result,” Goffs UK Managing Director Tim Kent said. “It is an extremely exciting time for NH Breeders in the UK now, with more young stallions than ever before including Group 1 winners, Classic winners and the one-two from the Epsom Derby all available to British NH mare owners.”

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The Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Calendar Photo Contest is now open for submissions. For the third year, the Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance is seeking photos of Thoroughbreds to feature in the 2024 Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance Calendar sponsored by Repole Stable.

Photos for the calendar should feature a registered Thoroughbred that is either in residence at or rehomed by a Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance accredited facility. Example themes of photos include: a Thoroughbred showcased in a specific season (spring, winter, fall, summer), a Thoroughbred in training for a second career, a happy adopter and his or her Thoroughbred, a Thoroughbred used in equine-assisted therapy, and so on.

Judged on clarity, artistry, and photographic quality, Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance will select twelve winners—one featured photo for each month. Each winner will receive a Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance swag bag and one free copy of the calendar. Out of the twelve winners, one...

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The Road Safety Authority (RSA), and An Garda Síochána (AGS) have teamed up with Horse Racing Ireland (HRI) and Horse Sport Ireland (HSI) in an effort to inform motorists how to share the roads safely with horses. Drivers are being urged to pass horses “wide and slow” but also others who use the roads.

The initiative features a series of videos to help motorists familiarise themselves with best practice when they encounter horses on the road and in areas with high equine traffic, such as around riding schools and racing yards. Motorists should always slow down, pass wide and obey the hand signals of the rider and never use the horn, rev the engine or flash the lights.

“There is a shared responsibility for road safety from all road users so we are delighted to partner with the Road Safety Authority with their horse road safety appeal,” Suzanne Eade, CEO of Horse Racing Ireland, said. “The videos have lots of useful guidelines to explain to motorists how to share the...

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11th-CD, $120k, Msw, 3yo/up, f/m, 7f, post time: 5:58 p.m. ET
METHODOLOGY (Uncle Mo) is the latest foal to the races out of Grade III winner Innovative Idea (Bernardini), who took her career debut in 2014 who has since gone on to become the dam of Matareya (Pioneerof the Nile), victorious in the GI Acorn S. for the Brad Cox barn last season and a latest upset winner of the GI Derby City Distaff on the Kentucky Derby undercard May 6. Innovative Idea is a daughter of MGSW/GISP Golden Velvet (Seeking the Gold), whose other produce include GSW Lucullan (Hard Spun), MSP Embossed (...

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1st-Belmont, $90,000, Msw, 6-2, 2yo, f, 5f, :59.73, ft, 1/2 length.
STATUS SEEKER (f, 2, Upstart–Casual Cocktail, by Magna Graduate) breezed a furlong in :10.1/5 ahead of this year's OBS March sale and was put into training with Rudy Rodriguez, who also retains an ownership interest. Off as the 4-1 third choice here, Status Seeker lost a couple of spots from second up the backstretch, began to rally around the far turn and with good energy down the lane, ran down Permed (Street Boss) to break her maiden at first-asking by a 1/2 length. The winner's dam is responsible for a 3-year-old gelding named Closethegame Sugar (...