Articles posted September 25, 2003

Headlines and features from the Thoroughbred industry

Domestic Dispute May Try Turf at Oak Tree

Grade II winner Domestic Dispute may make his turf debut in the Oct. 5 Oak Tree Derby (gr. IIT), trainer Paddy Gallagher said. The 3-year-old son of Unbridled's Song last finished ninth in the Sept. 1 Pennsylvania Derby (gr. III) in his first start since the May 3 Kentucky Derby (gr. I).

Mineshaft Meets Moon Ballad in Gold Cup

William Farish's Mineshaft, considered the top handicap horse in North America with three grade I scores this year, will be challenged by Dubai World Cup (UAE-I) winner Moon Ballad in the 85th running of the $1 million Jockey Club Gold Cup (gr. I) Saturday at Belmont Park.

Solano Fair Moves Ahead With Redevelopment Plans

The Solano County Fair Association will begin exclusive negotiations with Mills Corp. to redevelop the Vallejo, Calif., fairgrounds. It would eventually spell the end of more than 50 years of live racing at the San Francisco Bay-area facility.

Industry Organizations Produce Informational Brochure

A 14-page color brochure designed as an introduction to the Thoroughbred industry has been published jointly by The Jockey Club, National Thoroughbred Racing Association (NTRA) and Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association (TOBA).

Push for Slots Begins in Indiana

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Racing leaders in Indiana and one of the state's top politicians are teaming up to try and bring up to 10,000 slot machines to the state's racetracks and off-track betting facilities.

Cactus Ridge Heads Field in Arlington Washington Futurity

Undefeated Cactus Ridge, who races in the colors of Dream Walkin Farm of country music superstar Toby Keith, puts his three race win skein on the line when he heads a field of six juvenile males in the $150,000 Arlington-Washington Futurity (gr. III) on Saturday's closing day card at Arlington Park.

Everday Angel Among 12 in Arlington-Washington Lassie

Richard Nip's Everyday Angel, an impressive winner in her last trip to the post, and Darley's Zosima, two for three in her brief career, head a field of 11 2-year-old fillies entered in the $100,000 Arlington-Washington Lassie (gr. III) on Saturday's closing day card at Arlington Park.

Indiana Commission to Vote on Additional OTB

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A former drugstore in southern Indiana could give Churchill Downs some new competition if state officials approve the building's conversion to an off-track betting parlor.

Millionaire Gold Mover Retired

Edward Evans' homebred millionaire Gold Mover has arrived home at her owner's Spring Hill Farm near Casanova, Va., following her retirement from racing.

Storm Creek to Rancho San Miguel in California

Storm Creek, one of the top freshman sires of 2000, will stand in 2004 for a fee of $7,500 at Tom Clark's Rancho San Miguel near San Miguel, Calif., where he will be owned by Rancho San Miguel and the Taylor family's Taylor Made Farm.

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