The 2006 Barretts March Selected Sale of 2-Year-Olds, featuring 183 juveniles, will be held March 14. The sale catalog is available on-line.
- By Jack Shinar
A recall attempt in the town of Dixon, in part over Magna Entertainment Corporation plans to build Dixon Downs racetrack on the outskirts of the Northern California community, failed to attract enough signatures to qualify for the June 2006 ballot.
The average price rose to a record height Tuesday during the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s select juvenile auction at Calder Race Course in South Florida.
In a move designed to increase promotion of horseracing in digital media, TVG Network and FOX Interactive Media announced Feb. 7 a new partnership for horseracing content on Fox Sports Interactive, a leading destination for sports fans on the Internet.
Randolph Weinsier, who campaigned homebred champion 2-year-old filly Lakeville Miss, died Feb. 2 at age 93.
Classic winner Sarava's first crop includes a filly born Jan. 3 at John Sykes' Cloverleaf Farms II near Reddick, Fla.
Crystal Class, a winning son of Mr. Prospector, has been relocated to Premier Breeding Services near Sedalia, Colo.
Keeneland officials have again cancelled the July selected yearling sale in 2006, announcing that all yearlings will be sold this year during the September yearling sale.
Fair Hill Training Center, home to more than 400 horses, has instituted stringent guidelines to ensure the well being of all horses stabled at the facility and to provide the best opportunity for those same horses to race when entry restrictions lift later this month as nearby out of state racetracks.
- By Steve Haskin
Stevie Wonderboy, 2-year-old male champion of 2005 who suffered a condylar fracture of the right front ankle in a workout at Hollywood Park Monday, is scheduled to undergo surgery Wednesday morning, trainer Doug O'Neill said.
- By Tom Precious
After months of delay, the final members of a panel overseeing the Thoroughbred racetrack franchise process in New York have been named.
A daughter of Forest Camp was euthanized Tuesday at the Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s selected 2-year-olds in training sale after slipping and falling near the entrance to the rear walking ring at Calder Race Course.
What could have been a revealing weekend at Gulfstream Park was instead a muddy mess that left us with just as many questions as we had going in. We also had to try and digest some huge performances by former claimers in lesser races and several defeats that may have outshone the victories.
While no new cases of the Equineherpes Virus (EHV-1) have been diagnosed at Penn National Race Course since a horse trained by Todd Beattie tested positive Jan. 20, the stablegate remains closed to outside horses.
Hawthorne Race Course Tuesday announced a shakeup in management, with one member of the Carey family replacing another at the helm.
The first foals out of grade I winners Sightseek and Storm Flag Flying have been born.
ClassicStar, a venture that involves the leasing of mares, is continuing to operate after an announcement that David Plummer and his son, Spencer, are no longer associated with the outfit.
- By Ray Paulick
By Ray Paulick - Racing has a problem with declining economic indicators. But the real crisis is its inability to take action.
By Edward S. Bonnie - Why do I care what riders wear on their heads, whether jockeys, exercise riders, or just people who ride horses for pay or pleasure? I was, and am, one of them. And, it finally happened to me.
Richard W. Deyette, who trained on the New England and Pennsylvania circuits, died at age 86 in December in Grafton, Mass.
Paraneck Stables is offering a $50,000 bonus to the breeder of the first stakes winner from the respective 2007 foal crops of Song of the Sword and Lord Ofthe Thunder.
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