Articles posted October 15, 2003

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Keeneland Pick Six Swells to $260,209

With no winning Pick Six tickets sold on Wednesday at Keeneland, the carryover pool for Thursday has swelled to $260,209, a track record.

Stallion You and I to California

Successful stallion You and I, sire of millionaire You, will stand in 2004 at Ron and Fran Stolich's Blooming Hills near Clements, Calif., for a fee of $6,500.

Another Churchill Project: Marketing the New Suites

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The fall meet at Churchill Downs may not begin until Oct. 26, but track officials having been wooing prospective occupants for the recently completed fifth- and sixth-floors of the new Jockey Club suites, which officially opened Sept. 8.

Solred Stallions Relocated in Florida

Master Bill and Dawn Quixote will stand the 2004 season at Jim and Sheila DiMare's Rising Hill Farm near Ocala, Fla., and Palance will hold court at Monte and Cathy Thomas' Ups and Downs Farm near Citra, Fla.

Ohio VLT Bill Clears Committee

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Legislation to put the issue of video slot machines at Ohio's seven racetracks on the ballot was approved late Tuesday by a Senate committee.

Tale of the Cat Weanling Brings $145,000 at OBS

Led by a $145,000 purchase of a Tale of the Cat weanling filly Tuesday, the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co. fall mixed sale closed the second of two preferred consignor sessions with double-digit increases in both average and median sale figures.

MJC Denies Racism Charge in Heated Commission Meeting

In an explosive meeting marked by a commissioner's expletive-filled response to charges of discrimination, the Maryland Racing Commission voted Oct. 14 to review the Maryland Jockey Club's documentation for evicting trainers and closing the Pimlico stable for the winter.

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