Headlines for Monday, May 13, 2002

  • City of Lexington, Ky. has promoted itself as the 'Horse Capital of the World.'

    U.S. Patent Office: No Exclusivity on Horse Capital Claim

    The director of public affairs for the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office said in a May 13 statement published in the Lexington <i>Herald-Leader</i> that the Florida Thoroughbred Breeders' and Owners' Association does not have "exclusive right" to the phrase "Horse Capital of the World."

  • NTRA Report Outlines Finances For 2002

    In its 2001-02 annual report, the National Thoroughbred Racing Association outlines a $59.5-million budget that relies heavily on revenue from Breeders' Cup Ltd. and membership dues. The NTRA and Breeders' Cup now operate under a joint spending plan.

  • Internet Gambling Bill on Table Again

    On Wednesday, the U. S. House Judiciary Committee is scheduled to discuss the "Combating Illegal Gambling Reform and Modernization Act," which has been targeted by at least one legislator who wants to eliminate provisions that protect interstate simulcasting and account wagering.

  • Equality Works Six Furlongs For Preakness

    If you're looking for a live longshot for the 127th Preakness, who is talented and fresh and in good hands, then look no farther than Equality, who turned in a solid six-furlong work in 1:13 4/5 at Pimlico Sunday.

  • Pantani Takes South Australian Derby

    The first southern generation of Pentire belatedly stepped up to center stage as Pantani collected the South Australian Derby (Aust-I) at Adelaide's Morphettville oval on May 11. It was close, the Danny Nikolic partnered Pantani hanging on by just a nose from Silver Baron, a son of former shuttler Defensive Play.