Articles posted August 20, 2008

Headlines and features from the Thoroughbred industry

Tin Cup Chalice Earns Big Apple Triple

Tin Cup Chalice Earns Big Apple Triple

Tin Cup Chalice, owned, bred, and trained by Michael Lecesse, became the first horse to sweep the OTB's Big Apple Triple on Aug. 20 at Saratoga, when he held off an upset bid by That'srightofficer to win the 31st running of the $150,000, nine-furlong Albany Stakes for 3-year-old New York-breds by a head.

No 'Signal Wars' Evident at Turfway Park

No 'Signal Wars' Evident at Turfway Park

Turfway Park said Aug. 20 it has received horsemen's consent to distribute its racing signal for the upcoming fall under the auspices of the present exclusive agreement with TVG, thus ending any speculation of a standoff similar to those plaguing other tracks.

Blood-Horse to Publish BC Commemorative

Blood-Horse Publications announces that it will partner with the Breeders' Cup to publish a special official 25th Breeders' Cup commemorative magazine highlighting a quarter-century of unforgettable Thoroughbred racing -- the majesty, milestones, and memories from past Breeders' Cup events.

Deal in Place to Increase PA Mount Fees

The Pennsylvania Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association has reached an agreement with the Jockeys' Guild and Jockeys at Penn National Inc. to increase the minimum losing mount fee to $75 for all finishes below third-place.

Exercise Rider Parker Buckley Dies

Exercise Rider Parker Buckley Dies

Former jockey Parker Buckley, an exercise rider for trainer Steve Asmussen, died Aug. 19 at Albany Medical Center in Albany, N.Y., following an Aug. 18 accident on the Oklahoma training track at Saratoga Race Course.

Angel Cordero - Part 1

Angel Cordero - Part 1

Cordero talks about growing up in a racing family, coming to America, his relationship with the fans, and his three Kentucky Derby wins.For more of the Cordero video series, watch Part 2 and Part 3.

Angel Cordero - Part 2

Angel Cordero - Part 2

Cordero's speaks about his triumphs on the track, his retirement, and the loss of his wife Marjorie. For more of the Cordero video series, watch Part 1 and Part 3.

Angel Cordero - Part 3

Angel Cordero - Part 3

After the loss of his wife, Cordero has found solace exercising horses and working as a jockey's agent for John Velazquez. For more of the Cordero video series, watch Part 1 and Part 2.

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