An Indian Charlie colt produced from the Touch Gold mare Touched brought a top price of $400,000 during the Sept. 15 session of the Keeneland September yearling sale.
- By Ron Mitchell
A new national racetrack injury database will have problems achieving widespread compliance without a large measure of anonymity and confidentiality, a Kentucky racetrack veterinarian said Sept. 15.
Darley has renewed its sponsorship of the $1,005,000 Darley Australian Cup (Aust-I) for another three years, it was announced Sept. 16.
The Breeders' Cup announced Sept. 15 that it has entered into an exclusive relationship with Bulgari, the renowned Italian jeweler and watchmaker, for the 25th running of the Breeders' Cup World Championships.
The IRB has released approved dates for '09 for Hawthorne, Arlington, and Fairmount Park.
Barretts has cataloged 514 horses for its October mixed sale, which will be held Oct. 27 and 28 at the Hinds Pavilion at Fairplex Park in Southern California.
Taylor Made Sales Agency will host its annual RNA sale and party at its Nicholasville, Ky., facility Sept. 17 from 5:30 p.m. until 9 p.m. (EDT). Horses that were bought back during the early sessions of the Keeneland September yearling sale will be offered during the event.
- By Jim Freer
Walk around Calder Race Course and you'll keep hearing the word "Paco" from the lips of trainers, bettors, stewards, and other track officials.
Defending Horse of the Year Curlin turned in an effortless five-furlong breeze the morning of Sept. 15 over the fast Oklahoma training track at Saratoga Race Course, covering the distance in 1:01.80 under regular exercise rider Carlos Rosas.
Plans have been finalized for Thoroughbred Charities of America to affiliate with the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association. TCA will be considered a supporting organization of TOBA with executive offices located in Lexington, Ky., and Middletown, Del.
Grade I winner and millionaire Cetewayo came through with his first winner when his son J D's Firecracker won Sept. 13 at Penn National.
Jerry Bailey gave Black Tie Affair a masterful gate-to-wire ride to capture the 1991 Classic. Read more about the race here.
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