Headlines for Thursday, December 26, 2002

  • Gravesend Rescheduled for Sunday

    Adverse track conditions as a result of the Christmas Day winter storm in the Northeast led to the cancellation of Aqueduct's nine-race card Thursday. Rain, freezing rain and snow fell over the area throughout most of Christmas Day.

  • NBC Wins Media Eclipse Award

    NBC has been awarded the Media Eclipse Award for National Television -- Feature for its segment on Russell Reineman's sale of War Emblem to Prince Ahmed Salman's The Thoroughbred Corp. just prior to the Kentucky Derby, which War Emblem won.

  • Magna Appeals Licensing of Proposed Erie Track

    Magna Entertainment's Pennsylvania subsidiary has appealed a decision by regulators to grant MTR Gaming a license to build Presque Isle Downs, a Thoroughbred racetrack proposed for the Erie area.

  • Here and There...

    News and information: Thayer seeks public office... Churchill Downs completes deal with City of Louisville over racetrack property... Magna, Youbet.com enter into agreement.

  • Malibu contender Sunday Break, right, winning the Peter Pan.

    Malibu Kicks Off Santa Anita Meet

    Santa Anita kicks off its annual meeting Thursday with an intriguing 11-horse field in the $200,000 Malibu Stakes (gr. I) for 3-year-olds.