Headlines for Monday, September 22, 2003

  • NTRA commissioner Tim Smith.

    League Office, Industry Support Still Issues for NTRA

    The National Thoroughbred Racing Association has made tangible progress over the past year, but the goal of becoming a national office for a major league sport is still dangling like a carrot, commissioner Tim Smith said Sept. 22 during the organization's Annual Meeting and Marketing Summit.

  • HBPA Again Targets Revenue Leakage, Signal Piracy

    The National Horsemen's Benevolent and Protective Association continues to study the problems of offshore wagering and signal piracy and leakage, and hopes to have a plan in place by the time it meets for its winter convention in late January.

  • Candy Ride, will not race again this year.

    Candy Ride Definitely Out of BC Classic

    Trainer Ron McAnally said Monday that Sid and Jenny Craig's Candy Ride is definitely out of the Breeders' Cup Classic - Powered by Dodge (gr. I), and will not race again this year.

  • Valley Crossing to Rockin' River in Iowa

    Fred and Wade Feuring have purchased millionaire Valley Crossing for stallion duty at their Rockin' River Ranch near Winterset, Iowa, and will stand him for $2,500,

  • Equine Herpesvirus-1 Outbreak in Oregon

    In the last month, 16 of the 19 horses at Brookhill Stables in Goble, Ore., and two horses from a nearby private farm, have showed respiratory and/or neurologic signs consistent with equine herpesvirus type 1 (EHV-1), although not all have been tested for the disease.

  • Mineshaft among top runners in Saturday's Gold Cup.

    Mineshaft Breezes Toward Jockey Club Gold Cup

    Mineshaft, impressive winner of the Woodward Stakes (gr. I) in his last start, breezed five furlongs in 1:01 2/5 Monday morning in preparation for Saturday's Jockey Club Gold Cup (gr. I) at Belmont Park.