Headlines for Thursday, December 25, 2003

  • Graded Stakes Drug Testing Plan to Begin in July

    The American Graded Stakes Committee, which is administered by the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association, will implement its plan of stringent drug testing for all graded stakes beginning in July 2004.

  • Balto Star, winning  the Red Smith.

    Balto Star, Cetewayo Lead Talented Field in W.L. McKnight

    Anstu Stable's Balto Star and Dr. John Chandler's Cetewayo are millionaire grade I winners ranking high in the nation's distance turf division and will be among the favorites in Saturday's $200,000 W.L. McKnight Handicap (gr. II) at Calder.