Headlines for Friday, November 1, 2002

  • A Shocker: Mulrainy Favored in Jammed Lovely

    When it comes to shockers, there aren't many better than Mulrainy, the 3-year-old bay who'll run in this Sunday's $150,000-added Jammed Lovely Stakes at Woodbine.

  • A Shocker: Mulrainy Favored in Jammed Lovely

    When it comes to shockers, there aren't many better than Mulrainy, the 3-year-old bay who'll run in this Sunday's $150,000-added Jammed Lovely Stakes at Woodbine.

  • Royal Gem to Tackle Century City at Bay Meadows

    The powerful Bobby Frankel barn will send out Royal Gem in Sunday's $100,000 Bay Meadows Derby (gr. IIIT), a 1 1/8-miles turf race for 3-year-olds that will highlight the closing-day program of the 2002 fall meeting.

  • Posse Chases Churchill's Iroquois Stakes

    Heiligbrodt Racing Stable's Posse, whose performances in stakes company in the spring stamped him as one of the best of this year's crop of 2-year-old Thoroughbreds, heads a strong and experienced field of juveniles in Sunday's 21st running of Sunday's $100,000-added Iroquois Stakes (Grade III) at Churchill Downs.

  • Trudy McCaffery Awarded NTRA Commissioner's Cup

    National Thoroughbred Racing Association Commissioner Tim Smith presented the NTRA Commissioner's Cup to Thoroughbred owner/breeder Trudy McCaffery Nov. 1 at a reception at the Regent Beverly Wilshire in Beverly Hills.

  • El Cielo the 'Horse for Course' in Morvich

    When it comes to Santa Anita's unique downhill turf course at about 6 1/2 furlongs, the current "horse for course" is El Cielo, who goes in Sunday's $100,000 Morvich Handicap (gr. IIIT) on closing day of the 2002 Oak Tree meeting.

  • Jeff Mullins No Jordan, but He's Starting One

    Jeff Mullins was a mainstay in Arizona for years, but the 39-year-old trainer recently moved his base of operations to Southern California, where he has been a frequent visitor to the winner's circle.

  • Chimichurri Heads Sunday's Tempted Stakes

    Two-year-old fillies will be in the spotlight on Sunday when eight are scheduled to go in the $100,000-added Tempted Stakes (gr. III) over one mile at Aqueduct.

  • NTRA's Tim Smith.

    Pari-Mutuel Procedures Under Review at Racetracks

    Racetracks have already initiated a review of procedures related to pari-mutuel wagering in the wake of suspicious Breeders' Cup Ultra Pick Six wagers currently under investigation by the New York State Racing and Wagering Board.

  • Magna Reports Soft Third Quarter, Loses Two More Directors

    Magna Entertainment reported across-the-board declines in revenue, net income, and earnings per share for the third quarter ending Sept. 30. The Ontario-based racing conglomerate also announced the resignation of two more directors, John York II and James Nichol, from its board of directors.

  • Researchers Find Piece of MRLS Puzzle

    Researchers at the University of Kentucky Livestock Disease Diagnostic Center have uncovered one more piece in the puzzle that is known as mare reproductive loss syndrome.

  • One More Piece in MRLS Puzzle

    Researchers at the University of Kentucky Livestock Disease Diagnostic Center have uncovered one more piece in the puzzle relating to Mare Reproductive Loss Syndrome.

  • Logo for 2003 Breeders' Cup Unveiled

    Breeders' Cup Limited and the National Thoroughbred Racing Association have released the event logo for the 20th Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships, which will be held on Saturday, Oct. 25, 2003 during the Oak Tree Racing Association meeting at Santa Anita Park in Arcadia, Calif.

  • Came Home's Fee: $40,000

    Came Home's first-year stud fee will be $40,000. The son of Gone West, a multiple grade I winner and millionaire, will stand his first season at William S. Farish's Lane's End Farm near Versailles, Ky.

  • NTRA Officially Forms 'Wagering Technology' Group

    As expected, the National Thoroughbred Racing Association has formed a "wagering technology" working group, or task force, to review pari-mutuel computer security and ensure integrity in the system.

  • New Logo, Corporate Name for The Blood-Horse

    The Blood-Horse has a new logo and adopted a new corporate name to better reflect the diversity of the company, according to publisher Stacy V. Bearse, president and CEO. Previously operated as The Blood-Horse Inc., the company will now operate as Blood-Horse Publications.

  • In Wake of Betting Probe, Industry Prepares Strategy

    Regardless of the outcome of the probe into suspicious Breeders' Cup Ultra Pick Six wagers, the situation figures to trigger a review of how the pari-mutuel industry conducts its business. It also left National Thoroughbred Racing Association and Breeders' Cup officials to deal with public perception issues.

  • Coronado's Quest Fee Raised

    Coronado's Quest, whose fee was reduced from $75,000 to $35,000 for the 2003 season, instead will stand for $50,000 next year

  • Mr. Greeley's Fee $50,000

    Mr. Greeley, whose runners have earned $4.4 million this year and include grade I winners Celtic Melody, Nonsuch Bay, and Whywhywhy, will stand for $50,000 in 2003