Headlines for Monday, November 27, 2000

  • Marshall Jenney, who bred leading sire Danzig, died Sunday at age 60.

    Marshall Jenney, Breeder of Danzig, Dead at 60

    Pennsylvania horseman Marshall Jenney, who bred leading sire Danzig in partnership, died Sunday at Johns Hopkins Medical Center in Baltimore after a brief illness. Jenney, who also bred English and Irish champion Mrs. Penny and millionaire Yankee Affair, was 60.

  • Magna owner has called for a forum to discuss NTRA's future.

    Stronach Pushing For Forum to Discuss NTRA's Future

    Magna Entertainment chairman Frank Stronach, in an open letter to the Thoroughbred industry, has made recommendations for a revised National Thoroughbred Racing Association board of directors, and also has called for a public forum for all members of the industry to discuss the NTRA's future.

  • Danehill Colt Tops First Session of Tattersalls Sale

    Trade was strong on the opening day of the Tattersalls December, which featured the last yearlings to be sold at auction this year. The session saw a total of 2,120,300 guineas spent at an average of 14,724 guineas, an increase of 7%. The drop in the gross value can be attributed to Tattersalls new policy encouraging Vendors to declare their buy-backs.

  • Ohio Derby Winner Among Sovereign Award Finalists

    Stronach Stable's Milwaukee Brew, winner of the Ohio Derby (gr. II) and third in the Haskell Inviational, is among the three finalists for a Sovereign Award as top 3-year-old colt or gelding in Canada this year. The two other finalists in the category are Scatter the Gold and Kiss a Native.

  • More Than Ready Retired

    Millionaire More Than Ready has been retired from racing and will enter stud for $25,000 live foal at Vinery Kentucky near Lexington, Ky.

  • TVG Gains Access to Another Cable Market

    After years of waiting, the TV Games Network finally will become available on a cable television system other than the one in Louisville, Ky. On Dec. 28, Insight Communications, as part of an increase in the number of channels offered to customers, is scheduled to add TVG as part of its basic package.

  • Baffert to Vets: 'We Need Medication'

    Race-day medication is a necessity, but there should be limits on the use of therapeutic drugs to treat horses that are competing, Eclipse Award-winning trainer Bob Baffert told the American Association of Equine Practitioners on Sunday. Baffert was the keynote speaker for the organization's annual convention in San Antonio, Texas.