Trainer Joe Orseno added another notable accomplishment to his resume Monday at Gulfstream Park, sending out five winners on the nine-race card.
Cool Coal Man's half-brother is the star of the April sale's under tack show.
Prospective buyers and consignors at Keeneland Monday were mostly positive about the April sale of 2-year-olds in training and changes that have been made in the auction's format.
Tuesday night's opening session of the Keeneland April sale of 2-year-olds in training should get off to a fast start.
In an April 7 conference call where an executive announced an end to a workers' strike at its signature racino, MTR Gaming Group also claimed its 2007 financial performance was a product of a four-year business plan to diversify and strengthen the company.
A Jump Start colt was euthanized Monday after fracturing a tibia during the under tack show for the Keeneland April sale of 2-year-olds in training in Central Kentucky.
Well, we're down to our final two major preps, the Toyota Blue Grass (gr. I) and Arkansas Derby (gr. II), with the Coolmore Lexington (gr. II) and Holy Bull (gr. III) thrown in for good measure. The question right now is: what did we learn from last Saturday's preps?
Hibiscus Stables has announced an agreement with Ron Ellis to train its California-based horses as part of its West Coast expansion.
Dan Leary has been named director of communications for Lone Star Park in Texas. Leary has nearly three decades of sports public relations experience, including 14 years in the Thoroughbred racing industry at six different racetracks.
Winchell Thoroughbreds graded stakes winner Zanjero worked five furlongs at Keeneland in 1:00.60 for trainer Steve Asmussen, Monday, April 7
By Gary McMillen - Records are made to be broken. Yada, yada, yada. You never hear anybody say that records are made to be smashed.
Winchell Thoroughbreds' Louisiana Derby (gr. II) winner Pyro turned in his final major prep for Saturday's $750,000 Toyota Blue Grass (gr. I) by working a half-mile in :50.60 early Monday morning at Keeneland.
Moscow Ballet, among the leading sires in California, died April 4 at John Harris' farm near Coalinga, California.
Inside Information features Mike Smith, Bruce Headley and Reckless.
The Ohio horse industry has officially launched the Ohio Equine Industry Coalition, which is designed to find solutions to what it calls an "economic crisis" for the industry.
Lava Man, who worked six furlongs under regular exercise rider Tony Romero in 1:14 2/5 at Hollywood Park April 5, is "on target" to make his 2008 debut in the $150,000 Khaled Stakes April 27, according to trainer Doug O'Neill.
MTR Gaming in its annual report said it lost $11.4 million in 2007 and announced Ted Arneault will step down as chairman and chief executive officer at the end of the year.
NBC Sports announced April 7 it has added 30 minutes of coverage to its broadcast of the 134th running of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) from Churchill Downs on Saturday, May 3.
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