This Week in America

Q&A: Cormac Breathnach On McCraken

Monday, January 7, 2019

First-year stallions always create a lot of buzz in January in...

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Op/Ed: Racing Roulette, A Good Idea And Why It Will Never Work

Wednesday, January 9, 2019

As expected, Santa Anita’s attempt to simulate the casino game roulette...

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Daddy Long Legs: A Successful Son of Scat Daddy Arrives in KY

Thursday, January 10, 2019

Since the untimely death of Scat Daddy at the end of...

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Pedigree Insights: Quality Road

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

When it was announced that Quality Road’s fee would more than...

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TDN Derby Top 12 for Jan. 8

Monday, January 7, 2019

January’s first three significant prep races for the GI Kentucky Derby...

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The Week In Review: Transformation of TVG Seems Inevitable

Sunday, January 6, 2019

The Week in Review If you were trying to watch the...

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Video of the Week

Irad and Jose Ortiz on Brotherhood and Winning

Thursday, January 3, 2019

Irad and Jose Ortiz aren’t just the number one and two jockeys in the country this year–they are millions ahead of their next-closest rivals. The brothers sat down with Christina Bossinakis in this video, presented by XBTV and the TDN.

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Back in my day when we rode, it wasn’t an item of discussion. And truthfully, aftercare wasn’t an item of discussion either. But look how that’s evolved in the last couple of decades. Being an ex-jockey, I actually believe horses enjoy running when they’re properly taken care of. So the question is, why do they need any more encouragement if they really enjoy what they’re doing?

Tim Ritvo, On use of the whip in racing