California-based jockey Flavien Prat, three-time leading rider at Del Mar, is the latest high-profile US rider to test positive for coronavirus.
Art Collector is headed for the Kentucky Derby after winning the Blue Grass Stakes at Keeneland, where Chad Brown also sent out his 100th G1 winner with Guarana.
Maximum Security’s jockey Luis Saez was taken off his mounts at Keeneland after being informed of a positive test for coronavirus.
Top filly Swiss Skydiver takes on the boys at Keeneland on Saturday, when champion Monomoy Girl is in action at Belmont.
Midnight Sands, a five-time winner on the dirt in Dubai, has gone into training in the US with the Breeders’ Cup in mind.
Bob Baffert has claimed Charlatan and Gamine were “unknowingly and innocently exposed” to a banned substance resulting in positive drug tests at Oaklawn Park.
Vekoma landed a second successive victory in G1 company when he went wire-to-wire in the Met Mile at Belmont Park.
A Met Mile clash between top older horses McKinzie, Code Of Honor and Vekoma is the highlight of five Graded races at Belmont Park.