Articles posted June 19, 2002

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Grand Slam Colt Tops Final OBSC Session

Grand Slam Colt Tops Final OBSC Session

Prairie Slam, a 2-year-old colt by Grand Slam consigned by Ciaran Dunne's Wavertree Stables, Inc. was sold to Frank Calabrese for $180,000 to top the second and final session of the Ocala Breeders' Sales Company's June Sale of 2-Year-Olds in Training and Horses of Racing Age.

Take Charge Lady Gets Time Off

Take Charge Lady was pointed toward the June 29 Mother Goose Stakes (gr. I), but instead, trainer Ken McPeek has decided to give the 3-year-old filly about a month off. McPeek said the filly hasn't been eating well, and some blood work indicated she's "a touch dehydrated," said the trainer.

Report: Benefits of Ohio Racetrack Slots Exaggerated

The costs of problem gambling could outweigh the economic benefits if Ohio's seven racetracks were permitted to install slot machines, according to a draft report by a committee studying the impact of gambling in the state.

Saddle Brook Park Hopes to Blaze a Trail

The Saddle Brook Corp. of Amarillo, Texas, is blazing a new trail on undeveloped land expected to be home to a new racetrack in the Lone Star State.

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