Articles posted June 5, 2007

Headlines and features from the Thoroughbred industry

Old Friends to be Featured on CBS News

Old Friends, a Thoroughbred retirement facility based near Lexington, will be featured in a segment on the CBS Evening News with Katie Couric June 7th. This is the first news piece about Old Friends to appear in a national broadcast.

TVG to Offer Weekend Racing at Belmont

TVG will broadcast live from Belmont Park, including races June 8 and 9, leading up to the Belmont Stakes (gr. I) June 9. Through its exclusive partnership with the New York Racing Association (NYRA), TVG customers can wager on the $1- million Belmont Stakes.

Commentary: Mother's Day

By Ray Paulick - There is a touch of irony that Mom's Command will be inducted into the Hall of Fame the same year as the trainer of Forward Pass, Henry Forrest, who was elected by the Historic Review Committee.

Commentary: Distance Dilemma

By Clay S. Robinson - What the breed needs is a series of big money stakes on dirt over a longer distance of ground.

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