Headlines for Monday, December 13, 2004

  • Tomahawk to Park Stud in Ontario

    Tomahawk, a $2.5 million Keeneland July yearling and an Irish champion 2-year-old, will enter stud at Michael Byrne's Park Stud near Orangeville, Ontario, Canada, for a fee of $8,500 (Canadian funds).

  • MEC Wants to Be Friend of New York Racing

    The president of Magna Entertainment Corp. said Dec. 10 the company would like to be part of a new organization -- Friends of New York Racing -- which hopes to reconstruct the economic model for racing in the state and perhaps seek the franchise to operate Aqueduct, Belmont Park, and Saratoga.

  • Juddmonte Repeats as Leading British Breeder

    For the third year in succession, Prince Khalid Abdullah's Juddmonte Farms has won the Queen's Silver Cup as leading British-based flat breeder for 2004. The British Thoroughbred Breeders Association Awards were announced Dec. 13.

  • Japanese Stallion Northern Taste Dead

    Northern Taste, a legendary Japanese stallion whose leadership was taken over by Sunday Silence, died Dec. 11 from complications from the infirmities of old age.