Harry Newshound

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  1. Due to the effects of winter weather, racing Jan. 20 at Hollywood Casino at Charles Town Races has been postponed. View the full article
  2. This week's schedule of racing on radio, television, and streaming, as compiled by America's Best Racing. View the full article
  3. The Southern California-based Hit the Road could do that in just about a week, scheduled to travel to Florida to the $1 million Pegasus World Cup Turf Invitational (G1T) at Gulfstream Park Jan. 29. View the full article
  4. An $80,000 rated conditions affair over 1 1/4 miles Jan. 21 at Meydan features the past two winners of the UAE Derby (G2), Godolphin's Rebel's Romance and Russian Racing Syndicate's Plus Que Parfait. View the full article
  5. West Point Thoroughbreds and Albaugh Family Stables' Giant Game, unraced since running third in the TVG Breeders' Cup Juvenile Presented by Thoroughbred Aftercare Alliance (G1), breezed five furlongs in :59.76 at Gulfstream Park. View the full article
  6. The Jan. 19 selection of jurors for the federal horse-doping trial of Dr. Seth Fishman and Lisa Giannelli was extended into at least a second day when only 37 of 75 potential jurors were questioned inside a lower Manhattan courthouse. View the full article
  7. Off an easy win in her debut at Churchill Downs Nov. 20, Stonestreet Stables' La Crete has been installed as the favorite against five rivals for the $150,000 Silverbulletday Stakes for 3-year-old fillies at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots Jan. 22. View the full article
  8. With the 2021 Thoroughbred season in the rear-view mirror and the start of the 2022 Toronto oval campaign a few months away, the 66-year-old Dan Vella spoke passionately and proudly of a career that is still galloping along at a steady pace. View the full article
  9. Irad Ortiz Jr., who injured his knee in a starting gate accident at Gulfstream Park Jan. 7, is scheduled to resume riding there Jan. 22. The three-time Eclipse Award-winning jockey has three mounts, including Max K. O. in the $75,000 Sunshine Turf. View the full article
  10. After meeting five times as 3-year-olds, graded stakes winners Mandaloun and Midnight Bourbon renew their rivalry as 4-year-olds in the $150,000 Louisiana Stakes (G3) Jan. 22 at Fair Grounds Race Course & Slots. View the full article
  11. Special Reserve started last season being claimed for $40,000 and ended 2021 as the National HBPA Claiming Horse of the Year, the National Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association announced Jan. 19. View the full article
  12. Albahr, whose gate mishap led to the controversy surrounding the 2021 Breeders' Cup Juvenile Turf (G1T), returns to action in Dubai in an early test for the UAE Two Thousand Guineas (G2). View the full article
  13. Keeneland announced Jan. 19 it will hold the April Horses of Racing Age Sale following the final race April 29. The last race will go off at approximately 5:09 p.m. ET, and the April Sale will begin at 6:30 p.m. View the full article
  14. Equine fatalities at California Horse Racing Board-regulated facilities dropped to 71 in 2021, the lowest tally in the state in 10 years of data posted on the CHRB website. View the full article
  15. Jump racing returns to the Sunshine State March 5 in the form of a point-to-point at the Florida Horse Park near Ocala, with backing and guidance from both the National Steeplechase Association and Temple Gwathmey Steeplechase Foundation. View the full article
  16. Pool 2 of the Kentucky Derby Future Wager offered by Churchill Downs opens Jan. 21, and as with Pool 1 last fall, it goes without Bob Baffert trainees among individual betting interests. The pari-mutuel field is the 7-5 morning-line favorite. View the full article
  17. At a time when the other top four finishers in the TVG Breeders' Cup Juvenile (G1) have yet to start their 3-year-old campaign, trainer Mark Casse will get the jump on them with Juvenile runner-up Pappacap. View the full article
  18. A wall of horses at the top of the stretch didn’t keep Neige Blanche from powering to the front once in the clear. She got up to win by a length in the Astra Stakes (G3T) Jan. 17 at Santa Anita, starting the year the same way she ended last season. View the full article
  19. In the $150,000 American Beauty Stakes being run Jan. 22 over six furlongs for fillies and mares 4-years-old and up at Oaklawn Park, Li'l Tootsie tackles a competitive field of eight other rivals in the quest for her first black-type win. View the full article
  20. Defending winner Knicks Go continues to headline the updated list of invitees for the $3 million Pegasus World Cup Invitational Stakes (G1) Jan. 29 at Gulfstream Park. View the full article
  21. Jockey Marcelino Pedroza Jr. has been announced as the 2021 recipient Randy Romero "Pure Courage" Award. View the full article
  22. Hot Rod Charlie was en route to Dubai Jan. 17 for the Dubai World Cup Sponsored by Emirates Airline (G1) on March 26 at Meydan Racecourse. The 4-year-old Oxbow colt is scheduled to have a prep race there on Feb. 4 ahead of his $12 million target. View the full article
  23. Trainer Todd Pletcher continues his reign over maiden races in southern Florida as Shinnecock Hills rallied late just to get a nose in front of another Pletcher trainee, Macallan, Jan. 14 at Tampa Bay Downs. View the full article
  24. The Maryland Jockey Club canceled the special 10-race Martin Luther King Jr. holiday program Jan. 17 at Laurel Park due to lingering effects of a winter storm that brought snow, sleet, and freezing rain to the region overnight. View the full article
  25. Derby-winning trainer Roger Charlton has announced Beckhampton Stables will move to a joint-license, with son and assistant Harry appearing on race cards next to his father from this week. View the full article