What do all the horses do in the UAE’s sweltering seven-month off season?

What do all the horses do in the UAE’s sweltering seven-month off season?

It has temperatures that regularly reach 50 degrees Celsius and one of the shortest racing seasons in the world (five months from the end of October to the end of March), so what happens to Dubai’s thousands of racehorses during the off-season?

The uplifting story of this young stallion’s remarkable return from death’s door

The uplifting story of this young stallion’s remarkable return from death’s door

In the dark days of January in 2017, when temperatures flirted with freezing and several snowstorms wrapped Lexington, Kentucky, in a numbing embrace, a chestnut horse was standing in the Spendthrift Farm quarantine barn with his front feet in ice, waging a tense war to survive.

What’s been happening in the racing industry around the world

What’s been happening in the racing industry around the world

TRC’s weekly industry digest - a round-up of international racing news from the past week.

Everybody benefits as wonder filly Alpha Centauri storms home once more

Everybody benefits as wonder filly Alpha Centauri storms home once more

The wonder is that she hadn’t already qualified for the Breeders’ Cup. Alpha Centauri, the Irish filly who has been the star of the season so far in Europe, swept home for a fourth straight Group 1 triumph in Sunday’s Prix Jacques le Marois at Deauville to seal a starting berth in the BC Mile in the World Championships at Churchill Downs on November 2-3.

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