Headlines for Tuesday, August 27, 2002

  • Gemstar Says It Received Notice of Delisting

    California-based Gemstar said it received notice from Nasdaq that it faces delisting because it hadn't filed its most recent quarterly report with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Reuters news service reported.

  • Retired trainer John Foggiano Dead

    John Foggiano, who trained for a number of years at Detroit Race Course, died Aug. 24 in Muskegon, Mich., following a lengthy illness.

  • Surgery Planned For Bosque Redondo

    Bosque Redondo, who suffered a sesamoid fracture of his right ankle and a condylar fracture of the cannon bone when he finished fifth in the Aug. 25 Pacific Classic Stakes (gr. I) at Del Mar, will have surgery Tuesday night at the Equine Medical Center in Cypress, Calif. to repair the injuries.

  • Ray Paulick<br>Editor-in-Chief

    Magna Skeptics

    <i>By Ray Paulick</i> -- If the investment community is unclear about the direction Magna Entertainment is heading, it isn't alone. People in racing also are wondering exactly what chairman Frank Stronach has in mind for the company that has either acquired or has agreements to purchase racetracks in nine states and in one province of Canada.

  • Magna Skeptics

    <i>By Ray Paulick</i> -- If the investment community is unclear about the direction Magna Entertainment is heading, it isn't alone. People in racing also are wondering exactly what chairman Frank Stronach has in mind for the company that has either acquired or has agreements to purchase racetracks in nine states and in one province of Canada.

  • Magna Skeptics

    <i>By Ray Paulick</i> -- If the investment community is unclear about the direction Magna Entertainment is heading, it isn't alone. People in racing also are wondering exactly what chairman Frank Stronach has in mind for the company that has either acquired or has agreements to purchase racetracks in nine states and in one province of Canada.

  • Here and There

    Bits and pieces from around the industry...

  • Give Us Our Due

    <i>By Billy Reed </i> -- Ownership syndicates, a partial answer to racing industry's problems, are viewed as a nuisance by the racing establishment.

  • Give Us Our Due

    <i>By Billy Reed </i> -- Ownership syndicates, a partial answer to racing industry's problems, are viewed as a nuisance by the racing establishment.

  • Breeders' Cup Future Bet Fields Finalized for Classic, Distaff, and Sprint

    The National Thoroughbred Racing Association has set the fields for this weekend's Period Three of the Breeders' Cup Future Bet. Races open for wagering this Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday are the Breeders' Cup Classic, the Breeders' Cup Distaff and the Breeders' Cup Sprint, all grade I.

  • Aussie Shuttlers on Hold; Awaiting Test Results

    Shuttle stallions at Sydney's quarantine station are awaiting clearance after a virus scare. Results of tests conducted on blood samples taken from an unnamed Canadian harness-horse at the Australian Animal Health Laboratory at Geelong, Victoria, are expected within 24 hours.