Tentatively dismissed from Jess Jackson's high-profile fraud lawsuit in California, international bloodstock agent Frederic Sauque seeks similar action in a related Kentucky lawsuit involving the sale of the former Buckram Oak Farm, according to documents recently filed in federal court.
HRTV will broadcast 11 days of racing during the Dubai Racing Carnival beginning Jan. 18.
A federal judge has ordered ClassicStar and other defendants named in a multimillion-dollar lawsuit to produce certain documents by Jan. 26 or face the possibility of punitive measures.
Dixie Meister, a grade II stakes winner who earned $287,210 last year, will be honored as the 2006 Texas Horse of the Year and champion older horse by the Texas Thoroughbred Association.
Solvig brought $750,000 to top the second day of the Keeneland January horses of all ages sale Jan. 9 at the Central Kentucky auction house.
Philip Freedman, the Thoroughbred Breeders' Association chairman, raised the issue of integrity in British bloodstock trading and called for tighter regulation of the industry at the TBA annual general meeting in London, England on Jan. 9.
Defending champion Ron Rippey of Wayne, N.J., heads a field of 255 horseplayers who will vie for horse racing's official title of "Handicapper of the Year."
- By Ray Paulick
By Ray Paulick -- The Jan. 8 announcement of the expansion of the Breeders' Cup to two days, along with the addition of three new $1-million races is symbolic of the organization's dynamic new leadership, one that is willing to take some chances.
By Richard Zwirn -- A "city boy" and his wife adapt to an agrarian lifestyle as they run a farm in upstate New York.
The Breeders' Cup board of directors plans to explore the possibility of seeking a title sponsor for the Breeders' Cup World Championships.
British Thoroughbred Breeders' Association chairman Philip Freedman called for an end to discrimination against premature foals born before Jan. 1, during a keynote speech Jan. 9 to the TBA annual general meeting in London.
Undefeated Hard Spun has been named the 2-1 morning line favorite for the $100,000 Lecomte Stakes (gr. III) for 3-year-olds at Fair Grounds Race Course Jan. 13.
Keeneland officials announced Jan. 9 that Ed Blaser, Jr., has been named director of security.
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