Headlines for Thursday, September 18, 2003

  • Lewis, McCaffery to Resign from TOC Board

    Leading California Thoroughbred owner Robert Lewis said he and Trudy McCaffery will be forced to resign from the Thoroughbred Owners of California board of directors after the California Horse Racing Board refused to waive a rule prohibiting horsemen's organization representatives from also serving on racing association boards.

  • A police cruiser splashes through the Inlet parking lot in Ocean City, Md., Thursday, as Hurricane Isabel hits the Atlantic coast.

    Hurricane Isabel Causes Cancellations

    The imminent arrival of Hurricane Isabel has forced Pimlico Race Course to cancel live racing for Thursday and Friday. Monmouth Park cancelled its card Thursday after three races.

  • Barred Ohio Owner: 'Maybe I'll See You There'

    Prominent Ohio owner/breeder George Smith, barred from Beulah Park when he categorized it as the worst of Ohio earlier this year, said he isn't sure whether he'll be on hand at the Grove City track Oct. 4 for the Best of Ohio championship series. Owner Charlie Ruma banned him this spring.

  • De Kock Sending Team to Dubai for Racing Carnival

    South African trainer Mike De Kock will stable a string of horses in Dubai this winter to take advantage of the lucrative purses being offered during the Dubai International Racing Carnival.