Headlines for Tuesday, March 26, 2002

  • Jade Hunter Colt Brings Top Price at Texas Sale

    Texan James "Mattress Mac" McIngvale went to $110,000 to acquire a Jade Hunter--Larrikin (by Slew o' Gold) colt as the top-priced offering during Tuesday's Texas sale of 2-year-olds in training conducted by Fasig-Tipton.

  • Jersey Governor Proposes to Cut Authority's Subsidy

    New Jersey Gov. Jim McGreevey presented his 2003 budget in a March 26 speech before state legislators, and among his cost-cutting proposals is a reduction in the operating subsidy for the New Jersey Sports and Exposition Authority, which oversees Monmouth Park and Meadowlands, by more than half.

  • First Winner For Semoran

    Graded stakes winner Semoran was represented by his first winner when his son Uriah's Beginning won March 21 at Delta Downs.

  • Catching a Sunday Break on Wednesday

    Koji Maeda's Triple Crown nominee Sunday Break gets his prep for the April 13 Wood Memorial (gr. I) when he faces vie other 3-year-olds in a 1 1/8-mile allowance test at Aqueduct on Wednesday.

  • The Trouble Was Not in Your Set...

    If you were unable to access bloodhorse.com or other Web sites in Kentucky early Tuesday, the problem was not at your end. Service was lost about midnight Monday and not restored until about 1:00 p.m.

  • Churchill Issues Security Plan for Derby, Oaks

    All 100,000-plus fans at this year's Kentucky Derby will be screened with magnetic wands when they enter Churchill Downs under beefed-up security in the aftermath of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

  • Ray Paulick<br>Editor-in-Chief

    Program With a Purpose

    <i> By Ray Paulick </i> -- The free ride is over. Now it is time to pay up to keep the Breeders' Cup Stakes Program on track.

  • Seabiscuit and Scintigraphy

    <i> By W. Cothran Campbell </i> -- The pursuit of Thoroughbred horse racing as a hobby or business has always been a formidable, uphill struggle, and much of the world is aghast at the idiocy of we who pursue it. They have a point.

  • California Stallion Country Light Dead

    Country Light was euthanized March 11 following a breeding accident at Andreas and Marilyn Hauke's Double G Ranch near Pinon Hills, Calif.

  • Woodman to TNT Stud in Brazil

    Woodman, North America's leading active sire by number of foals, will stand the Southern Hemisphere season at TNT Stud in Brazil on a one-year lease arrangement worked out with Irish-based Coolmore Stud.

  • Prospects for Maryland Purse Subsidy Seem Bright

    Thoroughbred and Standardbred racing in Maryland probably will receive an infusion of about $4.5 million in the fiscal year beginning July 1 as the result of a recent flurry of activity in the General Assembly.