A federal prosecutor wants a Houston judge to punish J.T. Lundy for executing a plan to kill Alydar for insurance money.
Racing apparently has lost specific exemptions in the Internet Gambling Prohibition Act after House of Representative leaders on Tuesday agreed on compromise language designed to improve the bill's chances of approval in a vote that could come on the House floor next week.
Major producer Tinnitus, dam of sprint champion Groovy and granddam of champion Boston Harbor, was euthanized on June 23 at Jim FitzGerald's Knockgriffin Farm near Paris, Ky., because of complications from the infirmities of age.
Katherine Todd Smith, a horse identifier who is known as "Saint Katherine" throughout Ocala, Fla.'s Thoroughbred community, has been selected to receive the 2000 Dogwood Dominion Award.
Efforts to have a constitutional amendment placed on the Nov. 7 ballot for casino gaming in Arkansas have drawn opposition from several groups within the state.
The stock price of TV Guide Inc., the parent firm of TVG, rose 27.3% Wednesday after the announcement that the company's acquisition by Gemstar International Group Ltd. had been completed.
The English Jockey Club has levied 10-day suspensions to jockeys George Duffield and Pat Eddery for excessive use of the whip during Saturday's Coral-Eclipse Stakes at Sandown.
Godolphin Racing's Noverre remained undefeated in three career starts when he won Wednesday's TNT July Stakes at Newmarket, England.
Sheikh Hamdan al Maktoum's homebred Alshakr (by Bahri) defeated Croeso Cariad (Most Welcome) by 1 1/2 lengths in the Falmouth Stakes, Wednesday's featured event on the Newmarket, England card.
Darley Stud's group I winner Saratoga Springs will enter stud next year at Haras du Mezeray in France.
Seven fillies are entered to run in the $400,000 Princess Rooney Handicap, the feature race of Saturday's $1-million Summit of Speed program at Calder Race Course.
Rebel Stakes winner and Arkansas Derby runner-up Snuck In heads a field of 10 3-year-olds entered for the $300,000 Ohio Derby Saturday at Thistledown.
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