Headlines for Monday, October 28, 2002

  • Wintergreen Drops Ecton Park's Fee

    John J. Greely IV of Wintergreen Stallion Station announced the 2003 fees for current stallions Ecton Park and Five Star Day.

  • MRLS Monitoring Stepped Up, But No Problem Found

    Pathologists at the Kentucky Livestock Disease Diagnostic Center in Lexington noticed that a few more fetal losses were being seen than was usual during August, September, and October. That prompted increased surveillance and reporting, and meetings by the Kentucky Association of Equine Practitioners committee that was formed during the mare reproductive loss syndrome crisis of 2001.

  • Breeders' Cup Overnight TV Ratings Up 5%

    Despite heavy competition from a high-scoring Notre Dame-Florida State college football game, the Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships managed a 5% increase in its overnight television rating.

  • Cup Winners Expected to See More Action

    Six of the eight winners on the Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships card at Arlington Park Oct. 26 are expected to race in 2003, if all goes according to plans. Three winners--Orientate, Domedriver, and Starine--could run again this year.

  • Breeders' Cup Pick 6 Wagers Under Investigation

    Two days after the Oct. 26 Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships, the New York State Racing and Wagering Board was investigating "unusual circumstances" related to the winning Breeders' Cup Ultra Pick 6 wagers made Oct. 26 through Catskill Off-Track Betting Corp.