Itsinthepost Aims For Repeat In Keeneland’s Grade 2 Dixiana Elkhorn Stakes

Red Baron’s Barn’s defending champion Itsinthepost (FR) headlines a field of 12 older horses entered Wednesday for Saturday’s 33rd running of the $250,000 Dixiana Elkhorn (G2) going 1½ miles on the turf. The Dixiana Elkhorn will go as the ninth race on Saturday’s 10-race program with a 5:30 p.m. ET post time. First post time Saturday is 1:05 p.m. Trained by Jeff Mullins, …

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Churchill Downs Drops Pick Five Takeout From 22 To 15 Percent

Chuchill Downs officials confirmed this week the track will reduce its takeout on the Pick Five wager starting with the upcoming spring meet. The Daily Racing Form reports the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission approved several other changes to the bet. Seventy-five percent of the pool will now carry over if …

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Breathe Easy: Horse And Human Respiratory Patterns Similar

Dr. Normand G. Ducharme is a professor of clinical sciences at Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine who has a passion for collaborating with others to better the lives of horses. Specifically interested in equine respiratory illnesses, Ducharme gets to collaborate with many different people from around the world to …

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Scat Daddy Colt Tops Tattersalls Craven Breeze Up Sale

Solid trade in the opening session of the Tattersalls Craven Breeze Up Sale was headed by a colt from the final crop of SCAT DADDY that realised 800,000 guineas ($1.2 million US). A total of 38 lots sold for 5,222,500 guineas (US$7.8 million), with an average of 137,434 guineas (US$206,357.15) and …

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