Headlines for Tuesday, March 19, 2002

  • Eidson Named to Hollywood Park Post

    Daniel Eidson has been appointed stakes coordinator and assistant racing secretary at Hollywood Park in Inglewood, Calif. The track opens in late April.

  • On the Other Hand

    <i>Bob Kieckhefer</i> -- Illinois racing. It's hard to figure out where to start thinking about the current state of affairs. Harder yet to figure out where things are going.

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

    Hitting the Target

    <i> By Ray Paulick</i> -- Good news and bad news came out of consumer research made public during the National Thoroughbred Racing Association's fourth annual Marketing Summit recently.

  • Perfect Drift, Saratoga Blues Prep For Spiral

    Perfect Drift put the finishing touches on his preparations for Saturday's Lane's End Spiral Stakes (gr. II) Tuesday with a five-furlong drill at Trackside training track in Louisville.

  • Stock Plunges for TVG's Parent Company

    Gemstar-TV Guide stock plummeted Tuesday morning on the heels of poor fourth quarter and year-end results. As of 3 p.m., the parent company of the TV Games horse racing network was down $4.21 to $17.52, a drop of 19.4%.

  • Deal Leaves Horsemen Questioning Solidarity

    In a deal that has put some horsemen's associations on edge, the Kentucky Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association has agreed to reinstate signals from Kentucky racetracks to Tampa Bay Downs in exchange for dismissing its complaint for declaratory judgment against the Florida track.

  • Cool Horse Ready For Hot Night in Desert

    Don't look now, but there's a Peeping Tom on the prowl. An erstwhile claimer and the pride of Louis Milazzo's Flatbird Stable, Peeping Tom has adjusted quite nicely to his new digs in Dubai, and on the night of March 23, he'll take a whack at the world's best in the $1-million Godolphin Mile (UAE-II).