Headlines for Monday, March 25, 2002

  • Central Kentucky Stallion Kris S. Pensioned

    Prominent Central Kentucky stallion Kris S., who was relieved of stallion duty in late February at Kenny Troutt and Bill Casner's WinStar Farm near Versailles because of cervical pain, has been pensioned after failing to respond to treatment.

  • First Winner for Souvenir Copy

    Grade II winner Souvenir Copy was represented by his first winner when his daughter Long Term Wish won the second race offered this year at Santa Anita for 2-year-olds, a two-furlong maiden special event March 22.

  • Tattersalls, Hong Kong Owner Settle Lawsuit

    A long-running dispute between Tattersalls, the Newmarket, England, sales company, and Ivan Allan, a leading Hong Kong-based trainer and owner, finally ended with an out-of-court settlement. The case was due to have been heard in London High Court on March 18.

  • New York VLT Plan Moves Ahead

    State regulators in New York have approved a plan for 11,400 video lottery terminals at eight racetracks, but also appear to have dismissed the industry's demand for more help to make alternative gaming profitable.

  • "Old Glory" brought the top price of $85,000 at horse art auction in Ocala, Florida.

    Florida's Horse Art Auction Nets $846,000

    When the Marion Cultural Alliance was formed, no one had any idea how successful the concept of Horse Fever would be. On March 22, the auction of 52 fiberglass horses brought $846,000.

  • Twining Headed to Vinery

    Twining, who currently stands at Hilary Boone Jr.'s Wimbledon Farm near Lexington, will be returning to Lexington for the 2003 breeding season, but he won't be standing at Wimbledon.

  • Perfect Drift wins three-horse photo finish in the Spiral Stakes.

    Steve Haskin's Derby Report (3/25): Spiraling Upward

    You've heard it said many times: the more things change, the more they stay the same. Well, things certainly are changing each week on the road to the Kentucky Derby, but we seem to be just about where we were when we embarked on the journey almost three months ago.