Articles posted July 29, 2006

Headlines and features from the Thoroughbred industry

Fallon Loses Appeal of British Suspension

Jockey Kieren Fallon, implicated in a criminal conspiracy case to defraud a major British betting service, won't ride again in Great Britain this year after the High Court refused July 28 to overturn a riding suspension handed down by the Horseracing Regulatory Authority this month.

Mullins Awaits Split-Sample Results; Barns Searched

Mullins Awaits Split-Sample Results; Barns Searched

Trainer Jeff Mullins said he was informed by the California Horse Racing Board that one of the horses in his care, Robs Coin, tested positive for a prohibited amount of the anesthetic mepivacaine, and that he is awaiting the results of split-sample tests.

Saratoga Diary: Free Parking and Air Conditioning

Saratoga Diary: Free Parking and Air Conditioning

This summer marks the first time that Saratoga Gaming and Racing is taking bets on the flat track, and Saratoga Thoroughbred fans of advanced age, with bum legs or an aversion to getting wet when it rains or hot when it's humid, are the ones that are going there.

Manley Accepts Offer to Lead Jockeys' Guild

Manley Accepts Offer to Lead Jockeys' Guild

The Jockeys' Guild board met in a conference call with California sports agent Dwight Manley on Friday evening to accept his employment agreement to take over the top management post of the riders' organization.

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