Blood Horse


Domestic Spending Wins Saratoga Derby

By Byron King The 2018 Breeders’ Cup Juvenile Fillies Turf (G1T) winner Newspaperofrecord is the most famous product of Seth Klarman’s Klaravich Stables purchases at Tattersalls, […]

Irad Ortiz Jr. paces all jockeys at Belmont Park

By BloodHorse Staff Chad Brown notched 23 wins to finish as the leading trainer at the Belmont Park spring/summer meet for the fifth consecutive time, and jockey […]

Newspaperofrecord Gallops to Just a Game Score

By Bob Ehalt Winning a grade 1 stakes is a grand achievement for any trainer. Capturing a grade 1 stakes four years in a row puts […]

Dunbar Road Back in Winner’s Circle With Shawnee Score

By Christine Oser In her first start since the Breeders’ Cup, Dunbar Road found her way back to the winner’s circle with a strong rally in the […]

Ortiz Brothers Use Downtime to Strengthen Family Bonds

By Karen Johnson When jockey Jose Ortiz purchased land in Ocala, Fla., in 2018, it was partly done with an eye toward the distant future. Those 20 […]

Mischevious Alex Runs Away With Swale

By Claire Crosby Mischevious Alex gave his connections plenty to think about Feb. 1 with a seven-length victory in the $150,000 Swale Stakes (G3) at Gulfstream Park. […]

Unbeaten Tonalist’s Shape Captures Forward Gal

By Bob Ehalt Florida has been kind to Tonalist’s Shape, but a trip to Kentucky in the spring might be in her future. The undefeated daughter of […]

Magic Star Lands Stakes Debut in Marshua’s River

By Christine Oser Lightly raced Magic Star made her stakes debut a winning one Jan. 11, rallying down the outside of Gulfstream Park’s turf course to take […]

2019 a Year of Milestones for Brown, Ortiz Jr.

By Bob Ehalt When the big ball in Times Square came down at midnight Dec. 31, it brought down the curtain on a record-breaking year that […]