John Sykes has confirmed he is moving his Cloverleaf Farm II operation from Florida to a Kentucky location, a site that is believed to be ClassicStar Farm in Woodford County.
Blood-Horse Publications has announced that Ralph H. Weickel has joined the company as director of advertising, effective immediately.
Ticket applications for the 2007 Breeders' Cup World Championships must be received at Monmouth Park by June 6 to be included in a random drawing that will determine the order in which tickets applications will be processed.
Farm has five stud horses ranked among the top 11 leading sires of 2007.
Services for Donna Trant, personal secretary to Oaklawn Park owner and president Charles Cella, will be held Tuesday, June 5, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Hot Springs, Arkansas. Mrs. Trant, 52, died June 1 of cancer.
The purses of the Maryland Million Lassie and the Maryland Million Nursery Ã¢â‚¬" both races for two-year-olds formerly valued at $125,000 and run at Laurel Park on Maryland Million Day Ã¢â‚¬" will be boosted to $150,000 each this year.
While Preakness Stakes (gr. I) winner Curlin put in his final preparations for Saturday's Belmont Stakes (gr. I), Monday was a quiet day for other contenders for the $1-million classic.
Preakness Stakes (gr. I) winner Curlin completed his serious preparation for Saturday's Belmont Stakes (gr. I) with a four-furlong work at Churchill Downs on Monday, June 4.
With the additions of Digger and Time Squared, there are seven probable starters in Saturday's Belmont Stakes (gr. I).
Grade II winner Kafwain came through with his first winner June 3 at Churchill Downs.
Gypsy Dancer sold for Aust$1.5 million as the Magic Millions broodmare sale got off to a record-setting start.
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