Friday at Aqueduct
The issue of integrity, from backstretches to racetrack boardrooms, was discussed at the University of Arizona Symposium on Racing Thursday.
On Saturday, Calder Race Course hosts Grand Slam I, with four stakes races offered with purses of $100,000 each. The four Grand Slam I races, consisting of three graded stakes and the Three Ring Stakes, will comprise a $100,000 guaranteed pick four.
The Wicked North, Eclipse Award champion older male of 1994, and a leader among second-crop sires last year, has been moved from Mira Loma Thoroughbred Farm in California to stand the 2001 breeding season at James and Lorna Mack's Silvernails Farm near Pine Plains, N.Y.
After more than a year of planning, The Jockey Club Information Systems, Inc. (TJCIS) announced today the launch of equineline.com, a new Internet-based equine portfolio service, scheduled to go on line Monday. The new service, developed with assistance from owners, breeders, trainers and farm managers nationwide, provides information constantly updated in real-time.
J.B. Faulconer, the fist full-time publicity director at Keeneland who is credited with starting the Eclipse Awards, died Tuesday in Vero Beach, Fla., at age 81. In addition to naming and organizing the Eclipse Awards in 1971, Faulconer was executive vice president of Thoroughbred Racing Associations of North America from 1976-1988 and was an assistant to Oaklawn Park chairman Charles Cella.
New technology is giving the horse racing industry its greatest potential to convert millions of new fans and substantially increase profits, according to a recently released analysis by the Bear Stearns investment bank.
The average and gross continued to soar Wednesday at the December sale conducted by Tattersalls at its Park Paddocks in Newmarket, England, with U.S. interests well represented among the buyers. The day's top price of 1,700,000 guineas (about US$2,552,550) was paid by Eddie O'Leary for Brocatelle, a half-sister to group I winner and successful stallion Barathea owned by Gerald Leigh.
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