Churchill Downs Inc.
, which is in the process of acquiring Arlington International, will hold its annual shareholders meting at 10:00 a.m. today in Louisville, Ky. A Webcast of the meeting will be available on the company's Website beginning at 12:30 p.m. (More, Churchill Downs
)…Nationalore is still a maiden after finishing third, beaten by four lengths, in a maiden special weight race at Hollywood Park Wednesday. The 5-year-old stakes placed gelding is now winless in 25 starts, including a ninth-place finish in the 1998 Kentucky Derby (gr. I) and a third-place finish in the 1997 Breeders' Cup Juvenile (gr. I). (Chart, Equibase
)...Hall of Fame jockey Julie Krone
and two-time Breeders' Cup winning trainer Jenine Sahadi
will headline Hollywood Park's inaugural “For Women Only” program July 15. Jockey's agent Michelle Barsotti
will also be a guest for the live affair, which will be moderated by Hollywood Park television analyst Joanne Jones
…Bohemia Stable's Best of Luck
, winner of the Peter Pan Stakes (gr. II) and Stuyvesant Handicap (gr. III) in 1999, has been retired after sustaining a pulled suspensory. The 4-year-old son of Broad Brush trained by Hall of Famer Allen Jerkens won four of 23 starts, with 11 placings, and earned $616,790. The colt will enter stud next year at Dell Ridge Farm near Lexington, Ky…Bon Point
, who stands at Doug Henderson's Marablue Farm in Reddick, Fla., will shuttle to Haras San Jose del Socorro in Buenos Aires, Argentina in July to stand the Southern Hemisphere season. Foals from the first crop sired by the 10-year-old son of Soviet Star arrived this year…Tom Biederman
will leave his position as sales and stallion consultant at Mill Ridge Farm to devote more time to private bloodstock sales, his Lexington, Ky. real estate firm, and auctioneering for Fasig-Tipton Company. Biederman said he will leave Mill Ridge after the completion of the Keeneland September yearling sale.