Articles posted September 22, 2009

Headlines and features from the Thoroughbred industry

Giant's Causeway Colt Tops Keeneland Session

Giant's Causeway Colt Tops Keeneland Session

A $260,000 colt by Giant's Causeway out of the millionaire Smoke Glacken mare Smok'n Frolic highlighted the Sept. 22 session of the Keeneland September yearling sale, which has continued to be negatively affected by the downturn in the Thoroughbred market. Bought by All the Rage Partners, the dark bay or brown colt was consigned by Adena Springs, agent.

Jockey Rene Douglas

Jockey Rene Douglas

An update on jockey Rene Douglas after his May 23 accident, which left him paralyzed.

Jonathan Sheppard

Jonathan Sheppard

The career of Jonathan Sheppard is profiled, including how Storm Cat helped launch his career training on the flat.

Summer Squall Euthanized

Summer Squall Euthanized

Lane's End stallion Summer Squall was euthanized today because of complications from the infirmities of old age.

WHIA to Partner with Horsecoursesonline.com

The Women's Horse Industry Association announced they have formed a partnership with www.horsecoursesonline.com. The partnership will provide all WHIA members with discounts on all courses offered.

OH Eyes 'Next Steps' After VLT Court Ruling

Democratic Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland indicated Sept. 21 his administration is preparing to take the "next steps" in the wake of an Ohio Supreme Court ruling that says a statewide referendum is required before the state implements racetrack video lottery terminals.

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