Senior citizen trainer Tom McCarthy made a name for himself in 2009 by winning the Blue Grass Stakes with the only horse in his stable.
Willet returned on short rest to win the $100,000 Touch of Love Stakes by 5¼ lengths Friday at muddy Aqueduct.
The good news came Wednesday from Gulfstream Park that Breeders' Cup Classic champ and Horse of the Year contender Mucho Macho Man will remain in training and continue to race in 2014 as a 6-year-old.
Alpaca Fina rallied for a half-length victory over Winekeeper, giving Aqueduct trainer leader David Jacobson a 1-2 finish Thursday in the $72,000 allowance feature.
Oldsmar, FL (Sports Network) - The 2013-14 racing season at Tampa Bay Downs gets underway Wednesday as the track begins its 88th year.
Breeders' Cup Classic winner Mucho Macho Man will remain in training for a 2014 campaign. The 5-year-old's connections made the announcement Wednesday.
Compliance Officer rolled to a three-length victory over Cheyenne Nation on Wednesday in the $79,000 turf allowance feature at Aqueduct.
A British trainer who administered anabolic steroids to horses in his care has been banned for five years.
A mare carrying the foal of British racing great Frankel has been bought at auction by Godolphin owner Sheik Mohammed for almost $7 million.
Remsen Stakes winner Honor Code and runner-up Cairo Prince both came out of the 1 1/8-mile stakes in good shape and will spend the winter in Florida.
Maureen Adams has been promoted to the positions of president and general manager of Calder Casino & Race Course, replacing Austin Miller. Miller was promoted to Churchill Downs Inc.s senior vice president of gaming operations and Adams will report directly to Miller.
The mutuel field and Remsen Stakes winner Honor Code closed as the favorites in the first Kentucky Derby Future Wager for the 140th Run for the Roses on May 3.
If you thought that the Horse of the Year conversation had been concluded after the Breeders' Cup the first weekend of November, don't count the ballots just yet.
Egg Drop edged Discreet Marq by a nose to win the $250,000 Matriach at Betfair Hollywood Park on Sunday.
Long River rallied for a two-length win over Micromanage in the $100,000 Time for a Change Stakes for 3-year-olds at Aqueduct on Sunday.
Post-time favorite Last Gunfighter took the lead in mid-stretch and ran to victory in Saturday's $350,000 Hawthorne Gold Cup at Hawthorne Race Course.
Triolo D'Alene gave champion trainer Nicky Henderson a third victory in the Hennessy Gold Cup by holding off Rocky Creek to win one of the biggest races in the British jumps calendar.
Full Ransom won the $100,250 Miesque Stakes for 2-year-old fillies by a head over Savings Account at Betfair Hollywood Park on Saturday.
Flat Out, ridden by Junior Alvarado, came wide off the final turn and drove to victory in Saturday's $500,000 Cigar Mile at Aqueduct.
Foiled Again and Market Share won the inaugural $500,000 TVG Stakes for older horses on Saturday night at the Meadowlands.