Articles posted August 8, 2003

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Oak Tree Releases Stakes Schedule

Oak Tree at Santa Anita Park has released its stakes schedule for its 2003 meeting. This year, the meet will be highlighted by the Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships, which will feature eight Breeders' Cup events plus a pair of additional stakes.

Here and There... gets a new chairman... The Maryland Jockey Club and Magna Entertainment Corp.'s premiere of the movie "Seabiscuit" raised over $181,000 for two Maryland charities.

Five Fillies Die in Central Kentucky Barn Fire

Five Thoroughbred fillies scheduled to be sold at the Keeneland September Yearling Sale were killed Thursday when a fire believed caused by lightning destroyed a barn at Oscar Penn Jr.'s Penn Farm near Lexington, Ky.

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