Headlines for Tuesday, March 5, 2002

  • Stormy Atlantic filly was sold for a world-record price for her age and sex.

    World Record Filly Boosts Barretts Sale

    Pumped up by a world record price for a juvenile filly sold at public auction, the Barretts March sale of select 2-year-olds in training showed renewed signs of vigor Tuesday after suffering declines in gross revenue for five consecutive years.

  • Krantz Re-Elected as President of TRA

    Fair Grounds president Bryan Krantz was re-elected to a one-year term as president of the Thoroughbred Racing Associations during the organization's annual meeting March 5 in New Orleans.

  • Keeper of the Flame

    <i> By David Schmitz</i> -- The "Glass way" was how business was conducted at Calumet Farm while Margaret Glass was there from April 29, 1940, to Sept. 30, 1982.

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

    Miracle Man

    <i>By Ray Paulick</i> -- I've never been to an old-fashioned tent ministry revival, but the crowd fervor was straight out of Elmer Gantry when Henryk de Kwiatkowski took the stage following his purchase of Calumet Farm at the March 26, 1992, bankruptcy auction.

  • Kentucky Legislation Authorizes Wagering Hubs

    Legislation introduced March 4 in the Kentucky House of Representatives would permit multi-jurisdictional simulcasting and interstate wagering hubs in the state. Licenses would be available to facilities that conduct live racing in Kentucky.

  • Racing Caucus Plans First Meeting of 2002

    The congressional caucus for the horse racing industry was scheduled to hold its first meeting of the year March 6 in Washington, D.C. Among the issues on the table is the 2001 Farm Bill, which was in conference committee as of March 4.