Articles posted November 27, 2006

Headlines and features from the Thoroughbred industry

California ADW Rivals Near Signal Agreement

California customers of rival account deposit wagering companies TVG and XpressBet would be able to play any track in the state with their preferred carrier under an agreement being negotiated on a one-year experimental basis.

Spinning Queen Sets Tattersalls December Record

Recent group I Sun Chariot Stakes heroine Spinning Queen (by Spinning World) spear-headed a dramatic opening breeding stock day at the Tattersalls December Sale in Newmarket when selling for 3 million guineas (about $6.1 million), a record at the event.

Empire Racing Releases New York Safety Plan

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Empire Racing Associates, a finalist for New York's Thoroughbred racing franchise, on Nov. 27 released a plan addressing measures designed to improve racing and training safety.

Equine Art Exhibit to Open in January

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The American Academy of Equine Art's Horse in Fine Art exhibit is slated to open Jan. 20 and will run through March 18 at the Wildlife Experience Museum in Parker, Colo.

Millionaire Badge of Silver Arrives at Airdrie

Badge of Silver, whose third-place finish in the NetJets Breeders' Cup Mile (gr. IT) was met with a round of astonishment because it was his first race since Jan. 1, has arrived for stallion duty at Brereton C. Jones' Airdrie Stud near Midway, Ky.

Grade I Winner Summerly Retired

Grade I winner Summerly, a 2005 Eclipse Award finalist, has arrived at Bill Casner and Kenny Troutt's WinStar Farm near Versailles, Ky., to become a broodmare.

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