Headlines for Tuesday, November 28, 2000

  • Penn National To Serve as Hub for Bingo-Type Wager

    PlayandWin Inc. and Penn National Racecourse, a wholly owned subsidiary of Penn National Gaming, Inc, have reached an agreement under which Penn National will act as a wagering hub for all hosting services for Racingo in the United States.

  • Halo, the two-time leading sire who died Tuesday, pictured at Stone Farm in 1998.

    Former Leading Sire Halo Dies at Age 31

    Halo, the leading North American sire in 1983 and 1989, died of an apparent heart attack Tuesday morning at Arthur Hancock's Stone Farm near Paris, Ky. The horse, pensioned since 1997, was 31 years old. Among the 62 stakes winners sired by Halo were 1989 Horse of the Year Sunday Silence and 1983 Kentucky Derby winner Sunny's Halo.

  • Deceased stallion Halo, at Stone Farm in 1998.

    Former Leading Sire Halo Dies at Age 31

    Halo, the leading North American sire in 1983 and 1989, died Tuesday morning at Arthur Hancock's Stone Farm near Paris, Ky. The horse, pensioned since 1997, was 31 years old. Among the 62 stakes winners sired by Halo were 1989 Horse of the Year Sunday Silence and 1983 Kentucky Derby winner Sunny's Halo.

  • Deceased stallion Halo, at Stone Farm in 1998.

    Former Leading Sire Halo Dies at Age 31

    Halo, the leading North American sire in 1983 and 1989, died Tuesday morning at Arthur Hancock's Stone Farm near Paris, Ky. The horse, pensioned since 1997, was 31 years old. Among the 62 stakes winners sired by Halo were 1989 Horse of the Year Sunday Silence and 1983 Kentucky Derby winner Sunny's Halo.

  • Deceased stallion Halo, at Stone Farm in 1998.

    Former Leading Sire Halo Dies at Age 31

    Halo, the leading North American sire in 1983 and 1989, died Tuesday morning at Arthur Hancock's Stone Farm near Paris, Ky. The horse, pensioned since 1997, was 31 years old. Among the 62 stakes winners sired by Halo were 1989 Horse of the Year Sunday Silence and 1983 Kentucky Derby winner Sunny's Halo.

  • Wire Act

    <i>By Lenny Shulman</i> -- The racing industry is a lot like Europe in the Dark Ages -- come up with a new idea and be prepared to burn at the stake.

  • Ray Paulick&lt;br&gt;Editor in Chief

    Future Options

    <i>By Ray Paulick</i> -- The Japan Racing Association, whose business and marketing acumen has been a role model for the rest of the racing world, is sputtering after more than a decade and a half of sensational growth.

  • Fair Grounds Meet Off to Solid Start

    Despite intermitent rain and an important NFL football game featuring the local New Orleans Saints, opening week of racing at Fair Grounds produced increased attendance and handle from the previous year. Fair Grounds opened its 129th season of racing Thursday, with a crowd of 7,158, the third-largest crowd at Fair Grounds since the facility reopned in 1997 after it was destroyed by fire.