Horse Racing

No new equine herpes at track; some quarantine could end

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Louisiana's agriculture secretary says a track-wide quarantine at the New Orleans Fair Grounds could end by Saturday, since the last new equine herpes infection was detected Dec. 31. (MORE)

Prize Exhibit wins $100,000 Megahertz Stakes at Santa Anita

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) Prize Exhibit rallied from fifth with three furlongs remaining and won the $100,000 Megahertz Stakes for older fillies and mares by 1 1/4 lengths Monday at Santa Anita. (MORE)

Green Gratto by a head in Aqueduct's Toboggan Stakes

NEW YORK (AP) Green Gratto held on to win the $125,000 Toboggan Stakes by a head on Monday at Aqueduct. (MORE)

Lockdown wins by 2 1/2 lengths in Aqueduct's Busanda Stakes

NEW YORK (AP) Lockdown won her stakes debut Sunday, beating Libby's Tail by 2+ lengths in the $100,000 Busanda for 3-year-old fillies at Aqueduct. (MORE)

Sunny Ridge wins Aqueduct's Jazil Stakes; Royal Posse 4th

NEW YORK (AP) Sunny Ridge took advantage of a poor start by the favorite, Royal Posse, to easily win the $125,000 Jazil Stakes on Saturday at Aqueduct. (MORE)

More Fair Grounds horses test positive for equine herpes

NEW ORLEANS (AP) Officials at the New Orleans Fair Grounds say more horses have tested positive for equine herpes this week, resulting in the lengthening and expansion of existing quarantines. (MORE)

Wonder Gal dazzles in Aqueduct's Ladies Handicap

NEW YORK (AP) Wonder Gal romped to a 13+ length victory Friday in the $100,000 Ladies Handicap at Aqueduct. (MORE)

State places New Orleans Fair Grounds track under quarantine

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) The entire New Orleans Fair Grounds race track has been placed under quarantine to block the spread of an equine herpes virus. (MORE)

Santa Anita cancels racing because of heavy rainfall

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) Santa Anita has canceled Thursday's eight-race program because of heavy rainfall. (MORE)

Trainer banned from 2017 Breeders' Cup after positive test

ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) Trainer Ron Ellis has been banned from entering any horses in the Breeders' Cup world championships this fall after being sanctioned by the event for a positive drug test involving his horse that finished second in last year's BC Sprint. (MORE)