Headlines for Tuesday, June 25, 2002

  • Trainer-Representation Bill Clears California Committee

    Trainers in California who own horses will occupy three seats on the board of directors of the organization that represents Thoroughbred owners under an agreement hammered out shortly before a state Senate committee hearing on the issue June 25.

  • Sixth Try Lucky for Dantsu Flame

    Japan capped the first half of the year with the Takarazuka Memorial (Jpn-I) June 23 at Hanshin. The Takarazuka is the last group I until fall, and one of two races in Japan in which entrants are partially selected by fan ballot.

  • Here and There

    Arlington and Monmouth offer fans chance to visit the tracks during training hours...NTRA Pick Three this weekend.

  • Prozac-Positive Suspension Upheld in Kentucky

    The Kentucky Racing Commission on June 25 upheld a hearing officer's recommendation that trainer William Deaton be suspended 150 days because one of his horses tested positive for Prozac this winter at Turfway Park.

  • Bargain Day Dies at 37

    Bargain Day, who was born when Kelso was racing, died the night of June 24 at Marilyn Rose's Van Mar Farm near Galt, Calif.

  • Formal Gold's Dam, Ingoldsby, Dead

    Ingoldsby, dam of grade I winner and millionaire Formal Gold, died June 17 of colic at the veterinary clinic of Hagyard-Davidson-McGee Associates near Lexington.

  • Rock of Gibraltar registers third of three wins in three starts.

    Admirable Ascot

    Rock of Gibraltar's St. James's Palace score is the highlight of a memorable meeting.

  • Rock of Gibraltar registers third of three wins in three starts.

    Admirable Ascot

    Rock of Gibraltar's St. James's Palace score is the highlight of a memorable meeting.

  • Azeri collected her fourth straight grade I win Saturday.<br>

    Fit for a King

    Jockey Chris McCarron goes out the right way, winning the Affirmed Handicap aboard Came Home.

  • Ray Paulick, Editor-in-Chief

    Full Plate

    <i>by Ray Paulick</i> -- The story of TJ's Lucky Moon is a fairy tale -- and one for the little guys.

  • Out on Top

    <i> by Jenine Sahadi</i> -- A top trainer pays tribute to a retiring riding legend.

  • Out on Top

    <i> by Jenine Sahadi</i> -- A top trainer pays tribute to a retiring riding legend.

  • Out on Top

    <i> by Jenine Sahadi</i> -- A top trainer pays tribute to a retiring riding legend.

  • Imadeed Euthanized

    Imadeed, who was involved in a spill at Belmont Park on Belmont Stakes Day, was euthanized on June 20. The 5-year-old mare was owned by Claiborne Farm near Paris, Ky.

  • Sunday Silence

    Sunday Silence Doing Well After Surgery

    Japanese stallion Sunday Silence, who temporarily was relieved of stallion duty in May because of phlegmone (an infection caused by bacteria) in his right front leg, underwent surgery June 23 at Katsumi Yoshida's Northern Farm, and will not resume breeding this year, according to a Japanese source.

  • Commission to Rule on Appeal of Prozac Suspension

    The Kentucky Racing Commission on June 25 will rule on an appeal of a 150-day suspension by trainer William Deaton concerning a positive test for Prozac in one of his horses at the Turfway Park meet earlier this year.

  • Kentucky HBPA Probe Ends Amid Accusations

    The board of directors of the Kentucky Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association has voted to terminate its investigation of monetary transactions between Century Consultants, an organization with close ties to the Kentucky HBPA and Choctaw Racing Services.

  • French Group I Winner Act One Retired

    Act One, who was scheduled to run in the June 30 Irish Derby (Ire-I), has been retired from racing after suffering a hairline fracture of a cannon bone

  • Saratoga Purses Could Hit Record Level

    New York Racing Association officials have put in place purse increases for the Saratoga racing season that are expected to push the purses to record levels, surpassing an average $600,000 per day.