'We Are Going To Get Relegated If We Keep Selling Our Best Strikers'

   There have been a lot of football analogies in racing this week. Most have centered around a hypothetical situation whereby the Kevin De Bruynes or the Erling Haalands of this world were leaving the Premier League for sunnier-and more lucrative pay packets-in foreign leagues.     For all the Manchester City fans out there, you can relax, as the analogy was simply fictional. However, there is nothing fictional about the mass exodus of talent facing British and Irish racing.    Ger Lyons is better qualified than most to speak about...

[ Read More ]
Sara Gordon Joins TDN

Sara Gordon has joined TDN as Social Media Manager, and will be based in Lexington, Kentucky. Gordon, a native of Woodbine, Maryland, is a lifelong equestrian, but her passion for the Thoroughbred industry blossomed while working for Jane Allen's Warwick Equine Services LLC at Hickory Ridge Farms. Combining her passion for writing and horses, she attended Virginia Tech and received a Bachelor of Arts in multimedia journalism with a minor in equine science. Following her graduation in May of 2019, she was hired by the Maryland Horse Breeders Association as...

[ Read More ]
TDN Continues to Publish With Staff Working From Home

Saturday, New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy issued an executive order closing all non-essential shops and businesses. And while we think we're essential, Thoroughbred publications didn't make a list that includes grocery stores, pharmacies, pet stores, gas stations and liquor stores. (This is New Jersey, after all.) We have been publishing the paper almost completely remotely now for almost two weeks, with only one or two people in the office, but now we will be 100 percent remote. To reach us, please do the following: Advertising--Email [email protected] or [email protected] (they both...

[ Read More ]
TDN Writers' Room Podcast: Mollica Discusses Difficulties Facing NY Trainers

Trainers who run on the New York circuit tend to have the best horses in the country and compete for some of the highest purses in North America. But attorney Drew Mollica, whose expertise is equine law, said that investigations conducted by the New York Sate Department of Labor have put many New York horsemen in a precarious position. Mollica made his comments on this week's edition of the TDN Writers' Room podcast in a segment sponsored by The Green Group. Several prominent New York trainers have been hit with...

[ Read More ]
TDN Writers' Room for January 8, 2020, With Mark Taylor

Taylor Made Farm will offer the largest consignment at next week's Keeneland January Sale and today, Mark Taylor is our Green Group Guest of the Week on the Writers Room horse racing podcast. The possible closing of Arlington Park, economic indicators for racing and Eclipse Award finalists are among the topics we discuss.

[ Read More ]
TDN Website Now Geolocated

As of Tuesday, Aug. 14, the Thoroughbred Daily News website is now geolocated, offering users in different regions of the world the information they most want to see first. In America, you'll see the traditional homepage, with mostly American content. In Europe, you'll see an all-new European homepage, with mostly European stories, videos, race replays and video features. Stories of mutual interest will appear on both pages. At the top of the page, we offer a handle toggle button so that readers can toggle back and forth between regions. Downloads...

[ Read More ]
Duncan Taylor Talks All Things Chrome on the TDN Podcast

The most high-profile stallion to retire to stud this year was North America's leading money-winner, California Chrome, the two-time Horse of the Year. As the breeding season gets underway at his new home, Taylor Made Farm in Nicholasville, Kentucky, they are hopeful he will prove to be as great a sire as he was a racehorse. Taylor Made's president, Duncan Taylor, fills us in on all things Chrome and all the latest news from the family-run operation on this week's Thoroughbred Daily News podcast. Click here to listen.

[ Read More ]
Karl Broberg

For the past three years, no trainer in America has won more races than Karl Broberg. He has been described as `the most driven man in horse racing' with an insatiable appetite for success. But Broberg's 2016 took a tragic turn when his wife Samantha was declared lost at sea after falling overboard from a cruise ship in May. This week, Broberg talks about putting his life back together and raising his four children after the tragedy.

[ Read More ]

Never miss another story from the TDN

Click Here to sign up for a free subscription.