The jockeys and horse owners charged with race-fixing at Penn National Race Course pleaded innocent Tuesday to the federal charges, the Associated Press reported.
The sale company will test selected horses as they exit the racetrack after under-tack breezes.
Trainer D. Wayne Lukas said Cat Thief, winner of the 1999 Breeders' Cup Classic, is coming to hand at the right time.
Pope McLean announced that Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) winner Silic will enter stud at his Crestwood Farm near Lexington for a fee of $3,500 live foal.
Irish-bred Sign of Hope won the Oak Tree Derby for trainer Neil Drysdale, who was at Churchill Downs preparing his Kentucky Derby winner Fusaichi Pegasus for a Breeders' Cup run.
Turnofthecentury emerges as an up-and-coming star by winning the Empire Classic on New York Showcase Day as Belmont draws to a close.
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For Testing, the second time, no, the third time, no...the fourth time was the charm. At sun-drenched Laurel Park on Oct. 21, on the day billed as Maryland's day at the races, Testing charged from far back to capture the $190,000 Maryland Million Classic in his fourth attempt and shattered the track record for 1 3/16 miles in the process.
Veteran Austrlian trainer George Janlon saddled his first Caulfield Cup winner when a son of Brief Truce won the 123rd edition of the race.
In a well-conformed, well-built horse, the barefoot state is the most natural situation and probably the healthiest, depending on the work the horse is asked to do. But taking the shoes off a horse and leaving them off is not a good idea for every animal.
A certain amount of distress is a normal part of life in animals that have social attachments or home territory.
By G.D. Hieronymus -- Breeders' Cup Day is second to none for horseplayers, with nearly every horse having a shot.
- By Ray Paulick
By Ray Paulick -- If the NTRA was created to boost racing's popularity with the general public, then using that same organization to raise the awareness of the sport's championship day is a logical progression.
Kenneth and Sarah Ramsey announced that stakes winner Catienus will enter stud in 2001 at Ramsey Farm near Nicholasville, Ky., for a fee of $6,000 live foal.
The average declined as the number of horses offered increased during the opening session of Fasig-Tipton's fall yearling sale. Meanwhile, England's Tattersalls autumn mixed sale began on a strong note.
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