Bet on Sunshine, the 10-year-old Paul McGee trainee, is the highweight for Saturday's $100,000-added Aristides Handicap (gr. III) at Churchill Downs.
The city of Grand Prairie, Texas, signed an agreement with Lone Star Park June 28 to grant the racetrack $2.9 million for facility improvements to host a future Breeders' Cup World Thoroughbred Championships.
TVG has announced it will offer exclusive live coverage of the Keeneland July Select Yearling Sale.
- By Steve Haskin
Saturday's Mother Goose Stakes (gr. I) suffered another blow Friday when trainer Carl Nafzger told New York Racing Association stakes coordinator Andrew Byrnes that Belterra, the likely favorite, will not run in the $250,000 race because of a fever.
- By Tom LaMarra
Just days after the Kentucky Racing Commission licensed a jockeys' valet whose conviction for a Class D felony is under appeal, Churchill Downs reportedly told him he can't work on racetrack property.
Danehill will not shuttle to Australia for the 2002 breeding season. He has been shuttling to Australia since 1990, and Coolmore has decided to rest him for the 2002 southern hemisphere breeding season.
Inesperado might feel more inspiration than usual when he lines up for the $200,000-added Cinema Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr. IIIT) at Hollywood Park Sunday.
The "NTRA Summer Racing Tour On CBS," presented by Long John Silver's, visits Belmont Park, Monmouth Park, and Arlington Park for live racing this Saturday from 5:00-6:00 p.m. (ET).
Horses coming from as close as the local backstretch will be joined in the starting gate by horses coming from as far as Ireland for Saturday's Arlington Classic, the first Grade II stakes race of the Arlington Park meet.
- By Mike Kane
When Lori Fisher was hired as the curator of collections at the National Museum of Racing last summer, there was no mention that her new position would involve intrigue, amateur sleuthing, and solving a mysterious 50-year-old theft.
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