Saudi Cup: Gift Box could surprise more heralded rivals

Maximum Security, McKinzie, or Midnight Bisou? The three “Ms” are dominating early discussions of the inaugural $20 million Saudi Cup at King Abdulaziz Racetrack in Saudi Arabia, scheduled to take place Feb. 29.

Dubai World Cup Carnival: Familiar names ready to take flight

The Dubai World Cup Carnival is underway at Meydan Racecourse in Dubai, which means bettors can enjoy competitive racing action every Thursday for the next two months.

2020 racing preview: Changes on the Kentucky Derby trail

The Road to the Kentucky Derby will look a little different this time around. Need to get up to speed? Here are three changes to keep an eye on.

2020 racing preview: 5 horses you need to watch

Looking forward to another exciting year of racing in 2020? We’ve got good news—there will be an abundance of talented horses to watch throughout the year.

2020 racing preview: 5 races you won’t want to miss

With 2020 just around the corner, now seems like the perfect time to look ahead at the coming year and examine a handful of the best Thoroughbred races on the agenda.

Year in review: Five international racing stars of 2019

It was a memorable year for high-class Thoroughbreds around the globe, especially fillies and mares, who dominated headlines in Europe, Japan and Australia.

A longshot to key with Almond Eye in the Arima Kinen

Almond Eye wasn’t originally supposed to turn up in this spot, but a slight illness caused her to miss a scheduled run in Hong Kong two weeks ago, so her connections rerouted her to the Arima Kinen.

Vacation springs upset victory in Zen-Nippon Nisai Yushun

The Japan Road to the Kentucky Derby gained a new leader December 18, when the promising Vacation rallied to a last-second triumph in the Zen-Nippon Nisai Yushun at Kawasaki Racecourse.

Kentucky Derby contender profiles: Innisfree and Royal Dornoch

In recent years the only European-based trainer to consistently take aim at the Kentucky Derby has been Aidan O’Brien, who has saddled a half-dozen starters since 2002.

2020 Kentucky Derby: Four Japanese challengers to follow

Who will follow in the hoofprints of Lani and Master Fencer as the latest Japanese challenger in the Run for the Roses? Here are a few names to follow on the Japan Road to the Kentucky Derby.