Headlines for Tuesday, December 14, 2004

  • Grade I Winner Denon to Italy

    Multiple grade I winner Denon has been purchased by Paolo Crespi for stallion duty at his Societa Allevamento di Besnate near Varese, Italy

  • Keeneland Announces Charitable Giving

    The Keeneland Association has awarded $862,052 to more than 80 charitable organizations in 2004-with more than $292,000 contributed to organizations specializing in health and human services. Through the years Keeneland has given more than $12.8 million to various organizations.

  • Moro Oro, Personal to Clearview in Indiana

    Moro Oro, sire of unbeaten 2004 stakes winner Free Bonus, and 10-year-old Personal will stand at Dr. Jerrilee Cave's Clearview Equine near Markleville, Ind.

  • Eastern Echo

    Maryland Stallion Eastern Echo Dead

    Eastern Echo, who was getting ready for his first year at Maryland Stallion Station near Glyndon, Md., after standing at Shamrock Farms near Woodbine, Md., died Tuesday of a heart attack.

  • Stakes-winning Filly Fond Retired

    Fond, a two-time stakes winner at Aqueduct, has been retired from racing with a record of three wins from 11 races and earnings of $113,661.

  • Evangeline Downs Hires Jason Boulet as Racing Secretary

    Officials at Evangeline Downs Racetrack and Casino announced today Jason Boulet has been hired as racing secretary for the 2005 racing season. Boulet, currently working as a racing official at Fair Grounds in New Orleans, will assume his duties immediately. A Lafayette, La., native, Boulet has held numerous positions on both the backside and the frontside during his 14-year career.

  • Roaring Fever to Metropolitan in New York

    Stakes winner Roaring Fever will enter stud at Michael and Debra Lischin's Metropolitan Stud near Pine Plains, N.Y., where he will stand for a syndicate.

  • Ray Paulick<br>Editor-in-Chief

    No Gift Exchange

    <i>By Ray Paulick</i> - The execution of Magna's vision has been difficult given its isolationist philosophy.

  • Brush Strokes

    <i>By Steve Haskin</i> -- When it came to sheer toughness, Broad Brush was in a class by himself.

  • Michigan Racing Commissioner to Leave Post

    Michigan Racing Commissioner Robert Geake said he would leave his post when his term expires at the end of December, and that he hopes to make the long-awaited decision on granting a suburban Detroit racetrack license before he goes.