Articles posted October 12, 2007

Headlines and features from the Thoroughbred industry

Youbet Reveals Seizure of IRG Funds

Youbet Reveals Seizure of IRG Funds

Youbet.com disclosed Oct. 12 that the federal government has seized $1.5 million in funds from three Nevada bank accounts affiliated with the company's off-shore entity, IRG.

OBS Mixed Sale Wraps Up With Mixed Results

OBS Mixed Sale Wraps Up With Mixed Results

When reviewing the action during the 2007 Ocala Breeders' Sales Co.'s fall mixed sale Oct. 8-12 in Central Florida, Tom Ventura, OBS general manager and director of sales, said it is difficult to compare the results with those of last year. This year, the sale had one less consignor-preferred session and one additional open session.

Awesome Gem

Awesome Gem

Awesome Gem is one of an expected five starters for West Point Thoroughbreds in this year's Breeders' Cup World Championships.

Video Q&A With Dan Liebman

Dan Liebman, newly appointed editor-in-chief, took part in a video question-and-answer session Oct. 12.

Downey Profile: Early Pace May Be Key in Queen Elizabeth II

Three of our top four quick picks for Saturday's grade I Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup Stakes at Keeneland came out of a strong grade I race at Belmont Park. The key to this race might be whether any of these can dictate a moderate pace and stay on to win.

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