Fasig-Tipton Texas' 2-year-olds in training sale sees gross and average dip; median rise.
Medication violations in California will be subject to stricter penalties under guidelines approved by the state's racing board.
The Louisiana Thoroughbred Breeders Association has announced its 2007 accredited Louisiana-bred champions.
Unbeaten newcomer Big Brown, a dazzling five-length winner in his stakes debut in the $1-million Florida Derby (gr. I), has been installed as the 3-1 morning-line favorite for the third and final pool for Churchill Downs' 2008 Kentucky Derby Future Wager, which opens its four-day run April 3.
Brereton Jones' Proud Spell, winner of the Fair Grounds Oaks (gr. II), and Stonerside Stable's Country Star, a two-time winner in grade I company, are the top choices for the third pool of Churchill Downs' 2008 Kentucky Oaks Future Wager, which begins four days of betting April 3.
A field of nine fillies is expected for the Ashland Stakes (gr. I) April 5 at Keeneland, and the race should help sort out who is the best filly heading into the Kentucky Oaks (gr. I).
Youbet.com said April 1 it had put a restructuring plan in place to recover from last year's $27.4-million loss, and is looking forward to a turnaround in 2008.
Sam Gordon was elected to a fourth term as president of the Florida Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association at the organization's regularly scheduled March 31 board meeting.
Prussian will face eight rivals April 4 when he makes his 2008 debut in the $150,000 Central Bank Transylvania Stakes (gr. IIIT) for 3-year-olds, the opening day feature of the 16-day spring meet at Keeneland.
- By Ryan Conley
Magna Entertainment Corp. has been granted a one-month extension on a $40-million loan that was due to mature March 31, a credit agreement that is secured by the assets of the company's Golden Gate Fields and Santa Anita Park.
Grade II winner King of the Roxy, the 2007 Ohio horse of the year, shows that struggling Ohio breeders aren't through trying to find success with the competitive forces against them.
David Frizzell of Pendleton, Ind., was named racing secretary for the second race meet at Presque Isle Downs & Casino near Erie, Pa.
Cartier Award winner One Cool Cat was represented by his first winner when his Irish-bred daughter Cool Tarifa won March 30 at The Curragh.
American pinhooker John Brocklebank is going to bring his own staff out to prepare all the horses he has purchased at the Conrad Jupiters Magic Millions yearling sale, which is nearly finished.
- By Dan Liebman
By Dan Liebman - Wallace Wilkinson did what the voters asked him to do. Steve Beshear did not.
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