Headlines for Wednesday, December 11, 2002

  • Medication Consortium Incorporates, Broadens Scope

    The Racehorse Medication and Testing Consortium formed earlier this year has incorporated as a charitable organization and issued its goals and objectives, one of which has been broadened to include the auction and training aspects of the Thoroughbred business.

  • Top Trainer O'Neill Aims at Hollywood Stakes

    Doug O'Neill, the leading trainer at the Hollywood Park Autumn Meet with 10 victories entering the final two weeks, plans to enter a pair of horses in sharp form in graded stakes races this weekend.

  • Causes of Late Odds Changes Addressed at Symposium

    The hot-button issue of changing odds after a race begins was addressed by Woodbine Entertainment's vice president of wagering operations Stephen Mitchell during a panel discussion on 'Integrity of Technology' during the 29th Symposium on Racing in Tucson Wednesday.

  • Turf Publicists Elect Blanco President

    Michele Blanco was elected president of the Turf Publicists of America. The group also elected a full set of officers at its meeting in Tucson, Ariz.

  • Here and There

    Rich Wilcke leads Equine Association Management Clinic...Thistledown customer appreciation day is Dec. 21...TVG broadcasts Los Alamitos Million Futurity.

  • Horse of the Year candidate Azeri to be sold at auction.

    Azeri, Astra to be Sold as Part of Paulson Trust Settlement

    Allen E. Paulson Living Trust's Horse of the Year candidate Azeri and multiple grade I winner Astra will be sold at public auction in 2003 as part of the remaining disperal of the trust's bloodstock. An out-of-court settlement to sell the trust's remaining bloodstock interests was reached Dec. 9 between co-trustees Michael Paulson and Dr. Nicholas Diaco.