Headlines for Friday, July 12, 2002

  • Account Wagering Goes Into Effect in Massachusetts

    Recent approval from the Massachusetts State Racing Commission of the TVG network and Magna Entertainment's XpressBet system means bettors there soon will be able to sign up for account wagering with either provider.

  • Keeneland Dedicates New Library

    Keeneland dedicated a new, 10,000 square-foot Thoroughbred history library at a Friday morning ceremony attended by about 75 people. The library will be open to the public July 15.

  • Smith Replaces McCarron on Came Home in Swaps

    Trainer Paco Gonzalez Thursday expressed confidence that Came Home would live up to his expected favoritism in the $500,000 Swaps Stakes for 3-year-olds at 1 1/8 miles Sunday.

  • End Sweep, shuttle stallion euthanized July 12.

    End Sweep Dies in Japan

    Champion sire End Sweep was euthanized July 12 at the Shadai Horse Clinic in Japan. The decision of the joint owners representing Australia's Arrowfield Stud and Shadai Stallion Station was made after they were informed by the clinic's head, Dr. Masaaki Tagami, that the 11 year-old horse had "gone down" and could not regain his feet.

  • Stallion End Sweep, euthanized as a result of an injury.

    Top Sire End Sweep Euthanized

    End Sweep, the stallion who had shuttled between Australia and Japan after setting a North American record with 33 juvenile winners in 1998, was euthanized Thursday night at Shadai Farm in Japan after complications developed following a serious injury last month.